Leadership

This page catures my latest posts about leadership, engagement, facilitation, motivation and business. Here, I review books, break them down chapter by chapter, and share the best tools and takeaways I got out of them. I hope you enjoy.

Check Out These Book Reviews!

“This is Marketing” By Seth Godin – Book Review: People Like Us Don’t Do Things Like Them

“This is Marketing” attempts to change the culture of marketing and shift public perception about what marketers do. We have all had poor experiences with marketing. We have been victims of shady marketing tactics, bought items that were not as advertised, and have been bombarded with untrustworthy marketing content, especially online. This book guides marketers away from the crooked hype train of hacks, and get rich quick schemes enshrouded in false hope.

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Some Learnings From the Books I Reviewed

Engaging the System: Tapping into Diversity

There are power in numbers and diversity. Interesting ideas, stories, and knowledge stored in the system can spur innovation and creative problem solving if you can dig it out. By opening yourself up to data burried in the system, you can get a broader range of perspectives to address challenges and tackle problems.

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Breaking it Down Chapter By Chapter

Breakdown: How to be a Good Motivator – Highlights from “Bringing Out the Best in People” (1985) Ch. 12-14

Remember that motivating others is about seeing the best in them. Other people have potential that has yet to be acknowledged – and you are there to do that. It is very impactful for people. Try it. See if you can inspire someone today. Let them know that you genuinely believe in them and that you know they can and will do great things. You can change lives and inspire a better world because of it.

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About Me

Hi, I’m Cory. I love to read about science, social science, philosophy, management and leadership studies. Here, I will read books and share them with you.

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