Game of Thrones is a global phenomenon that has attracted record viewing figures for HBO and won a huge international fan base as well as collecting numerous awards and nominations. But surely a fantasy involving dragons, ice monsters and heads on spikes is about as far from the world of business as it’s possible to get, isn’t it?
In Game of Thrones on Business Tim Phillips and Rebecca Clare present readers with a fascinating and entertaining take on the hidden leadership and management lessons the drama contains.
Look around the place where you work. You will always find a few people who stand out from the crowd; people who make things happen, attract followers and create opportunities. After fourteen years of researching leaders around the world, author Jo Owen has found that the best and most successful leaders have something more than skills. They act differently because they think differently.
In an age when customers have access to vast amounts of data about a company, its product and its competitors, customer experience becomes increasingly important as a sustainable source of competitive advantage. But success doesn’t just rely on digital engagement and excellence, but also on combining a digital-first attitude with a human touch. In When Digital Becomes Human, Steven Van Belleghem explores and explains the new digital relationships.
Use the full power of your mind to accelerate your performance.
Using proven insights from psychology and neuroscience you can be more effective, more resourceful and develop the sharpest of business brains.
Analyze the calendar function on the computers, tablets and mobile devices of millions of executives, and what will you find? Wall-to-wall meetings. Even conservative estimates say that we spend more than a quarter of our working lives in meetings, and that over 50% of that meeting time is wasted. Yet meetings appear central to the way process works in the vast majority of organizations and no-one seems to want to tell the truth about them.