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    • Dan Pink on the Modus Operandi of Motivation

    • By: Dan Pink
    • Narrated by: Dave Summers
    • Length: 13 mins
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    Work + produce = reward. This is thought to be the algorithm that inspires efficiency across the workforce. In this episode of Edgewise, best-selling author Dan Pink discusses his findings, based on over 40 years of research: that the stimulus for success isn't just the almighty dollar, but the presence of autonomy, mastery, and purpose in an employees work life.

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    • David Ulrich on How HR Transforms the Future

    • By: David Ulrich
    • Narrated by: Dave Summers
    • Length: 16 mins
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    David Ulrich is ranked number one as a management educator guru by Business Week, and Ulrich was selected by Fast Company as one of the 10 most innovate and creative leaders. He has also been named HR Magazine’s most influential person in the HR field four out of the last five years, and was most recently listed number 31 on the Thinker’s 50 global ranking of business gurus.

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    • Steven Pressfield on Doing the Work

    • By: Steven Pressfield
    • Narrated by: Dave Summers
    • Length: 12 mins
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    How many brilliant projects have you begun in your mind? In this episode of Edgewise, author Steven Pressfield discusses his latest book, Do the Work, which is geared to be a mental boot camp that kick starts artists and entrepreneurs out of their heads and into action. Steven takes on public enemy number one, resistance, which comes in the form of fear of failure for some, or research paralysis for others.

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    • Waste of a line in my library

    • By Ernie on 07-01-15

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    • Rosabeth Moss Kanter on the 21st Century Super Corporation

    • By: Rosabeth Moss Kanter
    • Narrated by: Dave Summers
    • Length: 26 mins
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    For over 30 years, Rosabeth Moss Kanter has been a leading thinker in strategy, innovation, and change management. Among her best-selling influential books are The Change Masters, Men and Women of the Corporation, and Confidence.

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    • Rod Collins on Wiki Management

    • By: Rod Collins
    • Narrated by: Dave Summers
    • Length: 18 mins
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    In a world shifting from command and control to networks, managers have to adapt their expectations while still keeping their employees accountable.

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    • Mark Goulston on Just Listen

    • By: Mark Goulston
    • Narrated by: Dave Summers
    • Length: 26 mins
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    Mark Goulston, author of the new book Just Listen, published by AMACOM, joins us on Edgewise with some scripts and keywords to use to smooth out even the toughest conversations.

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    • By Elaine Wiart on 03-19-16

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    • Phil Rosenzweig on the Halo Effect & How to Fight It

    • By: Phil Rosenzweig
    • Narrated by: Dave Summers
    • Length: 15 mins
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    Phil Rosenzweig's new book The Halo Effect... and the Eight Other Business Delusions That Deceive Managers offers a sharp critique of current management thinking, exposing many of the errors and mistaken ideas that pervade the business world, and suggests a more accurate way to think about company performance.

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    • Dov Seidman on Behavioral Changes to Guarantee Success

    • By: Dov Seidman
    • Narrated by: Dave Summers
    • Length: 21 mins
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    Dov Seidman joins us on Edgewise to discuss his book How: Why How We Do Anything Means Everything. Dov states that "we live in a world where what we do matters, but it doesn't matter as much as how we do what we do"; we are in a new era of behavior where our actions can affect so much more in ways they never could in the past. This is especially important to acknowledge as behavior has become the greatest source of our competitive advantage.

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    • Liz Wiseman on Smart Leaders Who Can Inspire

    • By: Liz Wiseman
    • Narrated by: Dave Summers
    • Length: 14 mins
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    Liz Wiseman can divide leaders into two groups: multipliers and diminishers. Multipliers will attract talent to them by their welcoming attitude and collaborative environment and encourage ideas and intelligence. Even though it can seem like receding into the background, Liz assures you that you don't have to be small to let others flourish as well. By being a multiplier, everyone on the team gets to look good.

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    • Liz Wiseman on Rookie Smarts

    • By: Liz Wiseman
    • Narrated by: Dave Summers
    • Length: 17 mins
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    Sometimes being inexperienced is more valuable than having more knowledge. In an ever-changing world, it's not what you know but how fast you can learn it. Liz Wiseman, author of three best-selling books, including her newest title, Rookie Smarts: Why Learning Beats Knowing in the New Game of Work, talks about the importance of being a rookie in this episode of AMA Edgewise.

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    • Stephen M. R. Covey on How to Build, Keep, and Repair Trust

    • By: Dave Summers
    • Narrated by: Dave Summers, Stephen M. R. Covey
    • Length: 14 mins
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    Stephen M. R. Covey is the former CEO of Covey Leadership Center, which, under his stewardship, became the largest leadership development company in the world. A Harvard MBA, he joined Covey Leadership Center as a client developer and later became national sales manager and then president & CEO.

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    • John Kotter on Adjusting Your Management Style

    • By: John Kotter
    • Narrated by: Dave Summers
    • Length: 18 mins
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    Complacency is a real problem in the workforce but panicking and crying wolf to combat it doesn't work. What John Kotter, author of That's Not How We Do It Here!, calls "sustained urgency" will eventually wear off and complacency will set in again. Instead, as research as shown, positive energy can be sustained over time without fading away. John has this and other tips for us on how to calibrate your management style to your company and the issues at hand.

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    • Geoff Colvin on Why Talent Is Overrated

    • By: Geoff Colvin
    • Narrated by: Dave Summers
    • Length: 12 mins
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    Why are some people - Tiger Woods, Warren Buffett, Yo-Yo Ma - so incredibly accomplished at what they do, while millions of others in those same fields never become very good? Why are some people so extraordinarily creative and innovative? Why can some continue to perform great at ages when conventional wisdom would deem it impossible? Those are the questions Geoff Colvin set out to answer in Talent is Overrated: What Really Separates World-Class Performers From Everybody Else.

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    • John Kotter on Using Urgency to Your Advantage

    • By: John Kotter
    • Narrated by: Dave Summers
    • Length: 18 mins
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    Most organizational change initiatives fail spectacularly (at worst) or deliver lukewarm results (at best). In his international best seller Leading Change, John Kotter revealed why change is so hard, and provided an actionable, eight-step process for implementing successful transformations. The book became the change bible for managers worldwide.

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    • John Kotter on How to Get the People in Your Life to Buy in to Your Ideas

    • By: John Kotter
    • Narrated by: Dave Summers
    • Length: 16 mins
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    You've got a great idea and you've made it all the way to that important meeting. Now you've just got to get everyone else to agree with you. John Kotter's new audiobook Buy In is for you. He's distilled the most common objections to ideas and written right responses to push back and not take "no" (or "not now" or "maybe tomorrow") for an answer.

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    • Lindsay Hutter on Employing and Empowering Millenials

    • By: Lindsay Hutter
    • Narrated by: Dave Summers
    • Length: 15 mins
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    In this episode of Edgewise, Lindsay Hutter discusses the dynamics of working with Millenials, the generation born between 1980 and 2001. Although they possess an invaluable affinity for technology, Lindsay explains why it is also important for Gen Y to disconnect from social media and engage in mutually beneficial communication with their older co-workers. Listen and learn how to tap into the nuances of Gen Y and facilitate cross-generational collaboration.

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    • Paul Krugman on Staring Down Depression Economics

    • By: Paul Krugman
    • Narrated by: Dave Summers
    • Length: 18 mins
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    In this interview Dr. Krugman provides a concise account of the events that led to the current economic crisis, and offers a prognosis for recovery. Dr. Krugman shares insights from his book The Great Unraveling: Losing Our Way in the New Economy. In this book, Dr. Krugman chronicles how the boom economy unraveled: how exuberance gave way to pessimism, how the age of corporate heroes gave way to corporate scandals, how fiscal responsibility collapsed; and offers a road map for recovery.

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    • John C. Maxwell on Living Intentionally

    • By: John C. Maxwell
    • Narrated by: Dave Summers
    • Length: 19 mins
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    John Maxwell doesn't want you to set goals. Goals, once met, tend to stagnate. Even the process of setting a new goal takes up too much time. Instead he wants you to be growth oriented. If you live your life with the intention of always being better, the results will get you further than any goal you set.

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    • Robert Bloom on Finding Your Company's Inside Advantage

    • By: Robert Bloom
    • Narrated by: Dave Summers
    • Length: 18 mins
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    Every enterprise has at least one strategic asset - one existing strength - that can form the foundation for future growth. Finding this hidden potential and becoming well known for it will grow the business. Robert H. Bloom calls this the Inside Advantage, which happens to be the title of his new book.

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    • Steven Kotler and Jamie Wheal on Optimizing Your Consciousness

    • By: Stephen Kotler, Jamie Wheal
    • Narrated by: Dave Summers
    • Length: 29 mins
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    Extasis is an ancient Greek word that refers to non-ordinary states of consciousness. While not all methods of achieving extasis are work friendly, having access to higher thought processes to solve problems creatively is a skill any employer would be happy to encourage. Steven Kotler and Jamie Wheal, authors of the new book Stealing Fire, are here to talk about how to tap into these resources and also why so many CEOs keep going to Burning Man.

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    • just a pitch

    • By Amazon Customer on 07-20-18

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