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By Scott Dickson

Businesses are continually tested—by economic cycles, disruptive competitors, new technologies, or by sudden events that permanently alter the industry or landscape. Each challenge can pull leaders in multiple directions. But in my experience, one of the...

by Amy Cuddy, Little, Brown and Company 2015

In Presence, Amy Cuddy explores the mind-body connection and how it impacts our self-perceptions, personal power, and even our ability to lead. In addition to telling truly engaging stories, she supports her assertions with a full set of facts and scientific research.

by Edgar H. Schein, Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2011

“Help” can be a loaded word in business, which makes it a fascinating topic for Schein, one of the greats in organizational behavior, to explore. This book analyzes the social and psychological dynamics that underpin different helping relationships, and explains why sometimes help isn’t helpful...

by Wilma Davidson, St. Martin's Griffin 2015

It’s impossible to be effective as a leader if you can’t communicate your ideas in ways that get your message across clearly and powerfully. This updated version of Davidson’s fundamentals for business writing should be required reading for anyone who relies on the written word to get things...

by Warren Bennis, Daniel Goleman, and James O’Toole, Jossey-Bass 2008

Creating a “culture of candor” is easier said than done, especially for organizations trained to tightly control their narratives. The authors explore the risks and benefits of openness, and suggest practical ways that leaders can reorganize their cultures around greater transparency.