Tag Archives: Book Reviews

Primal Leadership [Book Review]

Primal Leadership

Primal Leadership

I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book. Daniel Goleman is widely accredited with putting Emotional Intelligence on the map. His original book on the subject became an international best seller and created a movement that made most people sit up and consider this concept in the way the live, socialize and work.

The definition of Emotional Intelligence is defined by Goleman as: “The capacity for recognizing our own feelings and those of others, and for managing emotions effectively in others and ourselves”. In this book he describes how best to leverage Emotional Intelligence to become a better leader. 

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The Alliance – Managing Talent in the Networked Age [Book Review]

The Alliance

The Alliance

Written by the founder of LinkedIn, Reid Hoffman in association with Ben Casnocha, and Chris Yeh, this book challenges your thinking of your relationship with your employees. In a time where it is predicted that individuals will not only change job, but change career several times in the duration of their employment before retiring one day.

The concept presented by the authors is, in my opinion, unique and while I challenge the application thereof in a real world setting, it certainly proposes a new way of thinking about the relationship from the employer toward the employee.

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Book Reviews – An Introduction

Book Reviews

Book Reviews

As consultants we read a lot of books… We have to, as we are often called upon to act as experts in certain projects and assignments. One of the ways to keep up with the latest trends and methods is to read books. Reading a book allows you to really get into the depth of a specific topic.

This is often not the case with short blog articles. Academic articles on the other hand can be too complicated and it may go over the heads of most.Therefore reading a book is sort of the middle ground. With this article we are introducing a new section on our website where we will review some of the important books we have read recently. 

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