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Leaders Leap: Transforming Your Company at the Speed of Disruption

An offering of nonpareil implications for any business or organization. This title expands Chip and Dan Heath’s Switch. It also serves as a contemporary update to Clayton Christensen’s classic The Innovator’s Dilemma. Highly recommended for all university libraries supporting business curricula.
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The Clear Leader: How To Lead Well in a Hyper-Connected World

Practical and evidence-based, this lofty effort will support any leader through today’s data dump. More valuable as a handy self-assessment or as a gap filler in leadership collections.

Leadership from Bad to Worse: What Happens When Bad Festers

This work nicely addresses the chaos that afflicts government and business and emphasizes the troubling increased support of today’s demagogues. It’s a reminder that the time to turn from this dangerous path is quickly running out. Essential for libraries supporting political science and business curricula.

Work, Retire, Repeat: The Uncertainty of Retirement in the New Economy

This highly recommended book focuses on middle- and lower-income people who do not have millions in their retirement accounts and who are particularly concerned about the retirement possibilities that their children and grandchildren will have. It nicely updates Dora L. Costa’s The Evolution of Retirement and will appeal to fans of Jessica Bruder’s Nomadland.
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Venture Meets Mission: Aligning People, Purpose, and Profit to Innovate and Transform Society

For a specific business-minded audience that will find information on leveraging public/private alliances toward fulfilling an organization’s mission.
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Breaking Twitter: Elon Musk and the Most Controversial Corporate Takeover in History

Not a pure history, but its novelistic style may draw a popular audience.
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The Characters of Creativity: Activate Creativity by Understanding Your Colleagues

Readers interested in organizational dynamics or the overlap between business and creativity will find much to consider. Recommended for libraries with a strong interest in business literature.
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Know What Matters: Lessons from a Lifetime of Transformations

Like Howard Schultz’s Onward or Joe Coulombe’s Becoming Trader Joe, this mix of history, memoir, and business guidance delivers insight on running successful chain restaurants by focusing on customers. Shaich’s account of creating fast-casual dining is the most intriguing.
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The First Rule of Mastery: Stop Worrying About What People Think of You

Though the subject is widely covered in popular titles like Carol Dweck’s Mindset, Brené Brown’s I Thought It Was Just Me (But It Wasn’t), and Nick Trenton’s Stop Overthinking, Gervais’s ability to intertwine theory with actionable strategies make this a worthy addition to collections. Will appeal to a broad, general readership.

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