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    • How to Be an Inspiring Leader

    • By: Eric Garton
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When employees aren't just engaged, but inspired, that's when organizations see real breakthroughs. Inspired employees are themselves far more productive and, in turn, inspire those around them to strive for greater heights.

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    • Employee Burnout Is a Problem With the Company, Not the Person

    • By: Eric Garton
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 9 mins
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    Employee burnout is a common phenomenon, but it is one that companies tend to treat as a talent management or personal issue rather than a broader organizational challenge. That’s a mistake.

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    • How Spotify Balances Employee Autonomy and Accountability

    • By: Michael Mankins, Eric Garton
    • Narrated by: Bryan Brendle
    • Length: 13 mins
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    Autonomy may be the single most important element for creating engagement in a company. How can anyone feel engaged, let alone inspired, if she feels that some supervisor is always looking over her shoulder? But autonomy is a double-edged sword.

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    • Time, Talent, Energy

    • Overcome Organizational Drag and Unleash Your Team's Productive Power
    • By: Eric Garton, Michael C. Mankins
    • Narrated by: Gregory St. John
    • Length: 5 hrs and 19 mins
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    Business leaders know that the key to competitive success is smart management of scarce resources. That's why companies allocate their financial capital so carefully. But capital today is cheap and abundant, no longer a source of advantage. The truly scarce resources now are the time, the talent, and the energy of the people in your organization - resources that are too often squandered.

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    • By Ratnendu Mukherjee on 08-20-17

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    • The Case for Investing More in People

    • By: Eric Garton
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 9 mins
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    There is a virtuous cycle between productivity and people: Higher levels of productivity allow society to reinvest in human capital (most obviously, though not exclusively, via higher wages), and smart investments result in higher labor productivity.

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    • What If Companies Managed People as Carefully as They Manage Money?

    • By: Eric Garton
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Today’s executives spend a lot of time managing the balance sheet, despite the fact that it doesn’t represent their company’s scarcest resource. Financial capital is relatively abundant and cheap. According to Bain’s Macro Trends Group, the global supply of capital stands at nearly 10 times global GDP.

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