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Jonathan Sacks

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Jonathan Henry Sacks, Baron Sacks, MBE is a British Orthodox rabbi, philosopher, theologian, author and politician. He served as the Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth from 1991 to 2013.
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The Infinite Game
Simon Sinek - Oct 15, 2019
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Do you know how to play the game you're in? In finite games, like football or chess, the players are known, the rules are fixed, and the endpoint is clear. The winners and losers are easily identified.In infinite games, like business or politics or life itself, the players come and go, the rules are changeable, and there is no defined endpoint. Th...
Jonathan Sacks
Jul 29, 2020
@simonsinek - I’ve based my commentary essay on this week’s reading from the Hebrew Bible on your excellent book ‘The Infinite Game’, from which I’ve learnt a great deal - as I did with your other wonderful book ‘Start With Why’. Thank you!     source
Start with Why
How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action
Simon Sinek - Dec 27, 2011 (first published in 2009)
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"A powerful and penetrating exploration of what separates great companies and great leaders from the rest." -Polly LaBarre, coauthor of Mavericks at Work Why are some people and organizations more innovative, more influential, and more profitable than others? Why do some command greater loyalty?In studying the leaders who've had the greatest influe...
Jonathan Sacks
Jul 29, 2020
@simonsinek - I’ve based my commentary essay on this week’s reading from the Hebrew Bible on your excellent book ‘The Infinite Game’, from which I’ve learnt a great deal - as I did with your other wonderful book ‘Start With Why’. Thank you!     source
Leadership on the Line
Staying Alive through the Dangers of Leading
Martin Linsky - Apr 18, 2002
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Named one of 100 Leadership & Success Books to Read in a Lifetime by Amazon EditorsTo lead is to live dangerously. It's romantic and exciting to think of leadership as all inspiration, decisive action, and rich rewards, but leading requires taking risks that can jeopardize your career and your personal life. It requires putting yourself on the line...
Jonathan Sacks
It’s deeply honest, and a book that I give to everyone, so they know exactly what they’re letting themselves in for if they choose to be a leader.     source