New Fall 2015 Readings for Better Creative Leadership

2015 has already been a year of excellent and helpful publications for leaders wanting to improve themselves and their motivation and coordination of creative teams, projects and businesses. Some, like Herminia Ibarra’s already essential Act Like a Leader, Think Like a Leader and Stanley McChrystal’s powerful call for agility and cohesion, Team of Teams, highlight… Continue reading

Top Ten Creative Leadership Books of 2014

Each of the top ten books of the past year offers fresh ideas, actionable insights, and imaginative solutions to a range of pressing challenges faced by creative leaders. The listed titles, including the notables that follow, celebrate thinking differently and acting differently in order to foster creativity, build innovative organizations and better engage customers across… Continue reading

Reid Hoffman, Ben Casnocha, Chris Yeh, ‘The Alliance: Managing Talent in the Networked Age’

Review of Reid Hoffman, Ben Casnocha, Chris Yeh, The Alliance: Managing Talent in the Networked Age (Harvard Business Press, 2014) The implied social contract that has long existed between larger companies and their workers is evolving.  Often described (by company leaders, at least) as like that of ‘families’, the relationship between individual employees and firms… Continue reading