Tag: innovation

Amazon.com’s Editor’s Picks for Best Business and Investing Books of 2008

The editors at Amazon.com have put together a list of the best books of 2008 in the “Business and Investing” category. 1. The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life by Alice Schroeder. The legendary Omaha investor has never written a memoir, but now he has allowed one writer, Alice Schroeder, unprecedented access to […]

Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die

HR writer Sarah McAdams reviews the book Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die by Chip Heath and Dan Heat. Review shows how HR can use the book’s advice on how to effectively communicate ideas. Some ideas just stick with us. And one of them from Malcolm Gladwell’s bestseller The Tipping Point: […]

Spotlight on Millennials: Managing and motivating the iPod workforce

Raised by Boomer parents on a diet of praise and self-esteem, Millennials are the next big thing, and they know it. They show up to work with lots of answers. Hierarchy? Only if it helps us get the work done. Need it yesterday? No problem. Technology? We eat that #@%! for breakfast. Which brings us […]