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Leading Change, With a New Preface by the Author
This bestselling book on change management and leadership is now even more relevant than ever. With a new preface by the author, John Kotter's eight-step process for managing change has become the foundation for leaders and organizations across the globe. This book serves as both visionary guide and practical toolkit on how to approach the difficult yet crucial work of leading change in any type of organization. Reading this highly personal book is like spending a day with the world's foremost expert on business leadership, and you're sure to walk away inspired and armed with the tools you need to inspire others.
Kotter's book "Leading Change", published 23 years ago, introduced us to the 8 steps model, the best known/used model for planning change in the world. Kotter has updated the model, based on new research & you can get the eBook for free: Via @KotterInc – source
11 Rules for Creating Value In #SocialEra
Discover how to create value in the new social era with this groundbreaking book by Nilofer Merchant. Learn how social aspects are integrated into human experience as employees, consumers, and people in general, and why everything is social. You will gain insight into how individuals can now bring as much value as large organizations, and how this represents a fundamental shift in the way we understand our roles in value creation. Whether you are a parent, worker, designer or government official, you will find inspiration and guidance here. This is a must-read book for anyone who wants to succeed in the social era.
Another great review of my favourite #transformationalthinking book of 2012 "Rules for the social era" by @nilofer – source
Discover how to create a revolutionary movement and change the world with the power of CASCADES. In this groundbreaking guide, one of today's top innovation experts explains how small community groups can synchronize their collective behavior to become immensely powerful. Learn from past and present movements to understand why some succeed while others fail. Whether you want to make a change in your organization, industry, or society as a whole, this book will show you the way.
Turn the Ship Around!
A True Story of Turning Followers into Leaders
Learn how to transform your workplace into a culture of leadership with "Turn the Ship Around!" In this true story, author L. David Marquet shares his experience as captain of a nuclear-powered submarine with a poor morale, low performance, and high turnover rate. Instead of leading like any other captain, Marquet implemented a radical approach of giving control instead of taking control. The result? Each member of his crew became a leader, leading to a complete transformation of the Santa Fe and winning multiple awards. Apply Marquet's guidelines to your own business or position and create a workplace where everyone is a leader, contributing their full intellectual capacity every day.
Also recommended bySimon SinekDavid Heinemeier HanssonJason FriedKyle Boddy
Hope in the Dark
Untold Histories, Wild Possibilities
This inspiring book by Rebecca Solnit explores the idea of hope as an active commitment in an uncertain world. Drawing on history and activism, she argues that radical change is possible, but often goes unnoticed. With powerful insights and a refreshing perspective, Hope in the Dark challenges readers to believe in the power of their actions and embrace the unknown future.
Also recommended byNatalie PortmanAlexandria Ocasio-CortezJacquelyn GillJonathan Foley