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    • Alive at Work

    • The Neuroscience of Helping Your People Love What They Do
    • By: Daniel M. Cable
    • Narrated by: L. J. Ganser
    • Length: 4 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 36
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    In this bold, enlightening book, social psychologist and professor Daniel M. Cable takes leaders into the minds of workers and reveals the surprising secret to restoring their zest for work. Disengagement isn't a motivational problem, it's a biological one. Humans aren't built for routine and repetition. We're designed to crave exploration, experimentation, and learning - in fact, there's a part of our brains, which scientists have coined "the seeking system", that rewards us for taking part in these activities. But the way organizations are run prevents many of us from following our innate impulses. As a result, we shut down. 

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Change to Strange

    • Create a Great Organization by Building a Strange Workforce
    • By: Daniel M. Cable
    • Narrated by: Stow Lovejoy
    • Length: 6 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 36
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      4 out of 5 stars 11
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      4 out of 5 stars 12

    To achieve sustained competitive advantage, you must create and deliver something that's valuable, rare, and hard to imitate: and you can't do that with a run-of-the-mill workforce. Your workforce needs to be strikingly different, and obsessively focused on delivering on your unique value proposition. Compared with everyone else's workforce, your people need to be downright strange.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Very Disappointing

    • By Lynn on 08-12-07

    Regular price: $18.95