“All About Them – Grow Your Business by Focusing on Others” by Bruce Turkel (Da Capo Press, $24.99).
Good numbers and data are the fundamental basis of business.
“75 Ways for Managers to Hire, Develop and Keep Great Employees” by Paul Falcone (AMACOM, $21.95).
With the 2016 election-year political cycle in full swing, the most talked about issue of two election-year cycles ago, the Affordable Care Act — also known as Obamacare — may seem like a distant memory.
Samuel Smiles published “Self-Help” in 1859. It was the best-seller of the Industrial Revolution — over 250,000 copies sold. Its availability on amazon.com and barnesandnoble.com shows the staying power of his message.
“That’s Not How We Do It Here! A Story About How Organizations Rise and Fall – and Can Rise Again” by John Kotter and Holger Rathgeber (Portfolio/Penguin, $25).
“Play Bigger – How Pirates, Dreamers and Innovators Create and Dominate Markets” by Al Ramadan, Dave Peterson, Christopher Lochhead and Kevin Maney (Harper Business, $28.99).
The hottest topic for most organizations this year is “Employee Engagement.” How are we keeping our employees and team members engaged and excited about their work? How do we increase team member productivity without increasing our costs?
“The Founder’s Mentality – How to Overcome the Predictable Crises of Growth” by Chris Zook and James Allen (Harvard Business Review Press, $30)
“Manager 3.0: A Millennial’s Guide to Rewriting the Rules of Management” By Brad Karsh and Courtney Templin (AMACOM, $17.95).