The Medici Effect: Breakthrough Insights at the Intersection of Ideas, Concepts, and Cultures

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Understanding Michael Porter: The Essential Guide to Competition and Strategy

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Understanding michael porter sets the record straight, providing the first concise, accessible summary of Porter’s revolutionary thinking. Industry structure. Written with porter’s full cooperation by joan Magretta, this new book delivers fresh, his former editor at Harvard Business Review, clear examples to illustrate and update Porter’s ideas.

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Financial Intelligence, Revised Edition: A Manager's Guide to Knowing What the Numbers Really Mean

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Harvard Business Review Press #ad - This new, completely updated edition brings the numbers up to date and continues to teach the basics of finance to managers who need to use financial data to drive their business. Harvard Business School Press. It also addresses issues that have become even more important in recent years—including questions around the financial crisis and those around broader financial and accounting literacy.

Accessible, jargon-free, and filled with entertaining stories of real companies, Financial Intelligence gives nonfinancial managers the confidence to understand the nuance beyond the numbers—to help bring everyday work to a new level. Inc. Magazine calls it one of “the best, clearest guides to the numbers” on the market.

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The Power of Mobility: How Your Business Can Compete and Win in the Next Technology Revolution

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The Innovator's Prescription: A Disruptive Solution for Health Care

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The Creative Habit: Learn It and Use It for Life

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Simon & Schuster #ad - 100, 000 first printing. An inspiring guide to unlocking one's creative potential provides a wealth of exercises, anecdotes, and advice that comprise evaluating one's creative history, stimulating oneself by becoming active, and making time for creative change. Harvard Business School Press. The creative habit: learn It and Use It for Life by Twyla Tharp.

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Leading Change, With a New Preface by the Author

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Published by Harvard Business Review Press. You’re sure to walk away inspired—and armed with the tools you need to inspire others. Leading change is widely recognized as his seminal work and is an important precursor to his newer ideas on acceleration published in Harvard Business Review.

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Lateral Thinking: Creativity Step by Step

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Harper Colophon #ad - The first practical explanation of how creativity works, this results-oriented bestseller trains listeners to move beyond a "vertical" mode of thought to tap the potential of lateral thinking. The creative habit: learn It and Use It for Life by Twyla Tharp. Harvard Business School Press. Harvard Business School Press.

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The Medici Effect, With a New Preface and Discussion Guide: What Elephants and Epidemics Can Teach Us About Innovation

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The creative habit: learn It and Use It for Life by Twyla Tharp. Its assertion that breakthrough principles of creativity occur at novel intersections is an enduring principle of creativity that should guide innovators in every field. Now with a new preface and a discussion guide, and a foreword by Harvard Business School professor Teresa Amabile, The Medici Effect is a timeless classic that will help you reach your innovative peak.

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The Click Moment: Seizing Opportunity in an Unpredictable World

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Portfolio #ad - It is a revealing paradox. The second is that there are a number of specific actions that we, as individuals and organizations, can take to cap­ture this randomness and focus it in our favor. According to johansson, plan­ning, strategy, and careful analysis can no longer guarantee strong performance; today’s busi­ness environments are far too random and complicated.

On the one hand we aren’t surprised by the uncertainty of everyday life, but on the other we believe that success can be analyzed and planned for. Nike was stumped on how to invent a spike­less trainer when a legendary running coach poured latex on a waffle iron. Each of these individuals experienced a “click moment”—a rare point of opportunity that was completely unexpected.

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Cracking Creativity: The Secrets of Creative Genius

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Ten Speed Press #ad - Harvard Business School Press. In this trailblazing book, internationally renowned business creativity expert Michael Michalko shows how creative people think—and how to put their secrets to work for you. The follow-up to the popular thINKERTOYS, which sold over 80, 000 copies. From the Trade Paperback edition.

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