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Katrina "Kat" Cole is an American businesswoman. She is the former Chief operating officer and president of North America for Focus Brands.
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The ONE Thing
The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results
Gary Keller - Apr 01, 2013
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The One Thing explains the success habit to overcome the six lies that block our success, beat the seven thieves that steal time, and leverage the laws of purpose, priority, and productivity....
Kat Cole
Feb 16, 2020
@alexisohanian Big fan of this book. We took our leadership teams through it (along with 4 Disciplines of Execution) a few years ago w/ very positive outcomes. This is a timely reminder to do a refresh - not so easy to say disciplined 😬      source
Winners Take All
The Elite Charade of Changing the World
Anand Giridharadas - Oct 01, 2019 (first published in 2018)
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The New York Times bestselling, groundbreaking investigation of how the global elite's efforts to "change the world" preserve the status quo and obscure their role in causing the problems they later seek to solve. An essential read for understanding some of the egregious abuses of power that dominate today's news.Anand Giridharadas takes us into th...
Kat Cole
Mar 12, 2019
@k8bischHRLaw @mfaulkner43 @AnandWrites Looking forward to seeing you! Some lessons are similar, but with new examples or twists... and definitely new experiences and learning to share. Life and business are a journey for us all! Will be diving deep in the exec session as well. PS - great book!      source
New Power
How Anyone Can Persuade, Mobilize, and Succeed in Our Chaotic, Connected Age
Jeremy Heimans - Feb 26, 2019 (first published in 2018)
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NOW A NATIONAL BESTSELLER The definitive guide to spreading ideas, building movements, and leaping ahead in our chaotic, connected age. Get the book New York Times columnist David Brooks calls "the best window I've seen into this new world."Why do some leap ahead while others fall behind in our chaotic, connected age? In New Power, Jeremy Heimans ...
Kat Cole
Jun 17, 2018
@atlrun @jeremyheimans @henrytimms Love this book and its messages.      source
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When
The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing
Daniel H. Pink - Feb 07, 2019 (first published in 2018)
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Everyone knows that timing is everything. But we don't know much about timing itself. Our lives are a never-ending stream of "when" decisions: when to start a business, schedule a class, get serious about a person. Yet we make those decisions based on intuition and guesswork.Timing, it's often assumed, is an art. In When: The Scientific Secrets of ...
Kat Cole
Apr 25, 2018
Yes! Don’t focus on being right, focus on getting the right work done, fueled by empathy! PS desk-rocking two of my favorite books Originals by @AdamMGrant and When by @DanielPink      source
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Originals
How Non-Conformists Move the World
Adam Grant - Feb 07, 2017
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The #1 New York Times bestseller that examines how people can champion new ideasand how leaders can fight groupthink, from the author of Give and Take and co-author of Option BReading Originals made me feel like I was seated across from Adam Grant at a dinner party, as one of my favorite thinkers thrilled me with his insights and his wonderfully ne...
Kat Cole
Apr 25, 2018
Yes! Don’t focus on being right, focus on getting the right work done, fueled by empathy! PS desk-rocking two of my favorite books Originals by @AdamMGrant and When by @DanielPink      source
The Oz Principle
Getting Results Through Individual and Organizational Accountability
Roger Connors - Apr 26, 2004 (first published in 1994)
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A decade ago, The Oz Principle took the business world by storm. At its root, the principle works like this: Like Dorothy and the gang in The Wizard of Oz, most businesspeople have the tools to succeed, but when things go wrong they blame circumstance or others instead of looking within for the true cause of unsatisfactory results. Once individuals...
Kat Cole
Feb 22, 2015
@atltechblogs learned from the Oz Principle - still a favorite book on accountability!      source