This is a biography of cringing, compassion, and somebody’s-got-to-do-it resourcefulness, but with a breezy heft of fabrication built in. It’s so singular that it’s almost irresistible.
How do you best manage a diverse group of employees? The answers found in this book could at least make workplaces less stuffy, more worker-friendly, and quite possibly more efficient for better profitability.
You may scoff at the idea of a “sleep coach,” but what the author espouses for elite athletes he works with, he says, can extend to the enhancement of performance in business.
Procrastinators, as it turns out, are in good company: 1 out of 5 of us chronically waits until the last minute to start tasks. Such delay, says Santella, “is one of the oldest stories ever told.”
It’s an age-old business question: how can you get the best performance from your employees? The answer, say the authors, is counterintuitive: ask for less.
Author Shomari Wills offers interesting, thoughtful tales that show readers how past Black entrepreneurs - some of whom could barely read or write - changed U.S. economics and paved the way for later wealth-builders.
Though it’s quite simplistic, “The Self-Discipline Handbook” surely could be of some help to anyone for whom procrastination is the default position.
Author Joanne Lipman absolutely is not laying blame anywhere in this book; if nothing, any blame can go on the brains of all employees, collectively.
Author Jen Welter speaks to businesspeople and their teams, both on and off the field, and to women, with a personal story that’s timely and powerfully unforgettable.