We’ve searched the Thinkers360 Content Library to pick out the year-to-date’s most popular books on business and technology from Thinkers360 member thought leaders. Here’s our picks (listed by ranking on Amazon) with direct links to the publications as well as to the author’s thought leadership profiles and portfolios on Thinkers360!
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|Scale for Success: Expert Insights into Growing Your Business
All it takes to start a business is a great idea and initial funding. But when it comes to growing and scaling a business – turning it into an enduring success – it becomes much more difficult to manage and sustain the various elements that are involved. You need to set out a clear plan, sustain funding, optimise marketing opportunities and develop an effective team.
|Digital Transformation using Emerging Technologies: A CxO’s guide to transform your organization
This book is a CxO’s guide to enabling Digital Transformation, to transform their organizations, using key emerging technologies including Cloud Computing, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, IoT, and Blockchain. The book provides examples of services and tools from Microsoft Azure Cloud to help you harness these technologies to enable your digital transformation scenarios.
|The PI Guidebook: How the Promotability Index Can Help You Get Ahead in Your Career
The Promotability Index (PI) is a free online assessment tool used by Fortune 500 companies and over one thousand professionals who want to advance in their careers. The PI Guidebook is the essential resource that can help you get the most out of the PI.
|Ascend Your Start-Up: Conquer the 5 Disconnects to Accelerate Growth
Ascend Your Start-Up: Conquer the 5 Disconnects to Accelerate Growth is an industry-defining panacea for start-ups who have stalled out on their journey to the top of the mountain. Dedicated to her late grandmother, author Helen Yu inhales multiple generations of wisdom and exhales a revolutionary framework for tech founders and CEOs that enables their businesses to scale faster and fearlessly.
|1234 Wacky, Witty and Wonderful Words: A collection of curious, fascinating or funny words and their stories
A collection of our favourite fascinating words. It includes cunning curiosities, remarkable rarities, wonderful words and tremendous trivia. All the words are in use or have been in use in the English language. Most of the entries are serious and educational but occasionally we have sprinkled in something unexpected and facetious.
|Catch-42: A novel about our future
A glimpse of a future that may be right around the corner. Tech thriller Catch-42 offers a mind-blowing tour of potential uses for AI, biotech, quantum computing, and robotics, all within a suspense-filled story packed with unexpected twists. Dan is an ordinary guy, scrambling to make a living, who has the most extraordinary dream. A mysterious voice from the future asks for his help.
|M&A Due Diligence & Integration: A collection of unique topics and lessons from the trenches
The business has changed a lot over the last decade, but M&A has largely remained the same without adapting much, there are many new areas, new approaches, and these new scenarios but have no formal literature around them. This book sheds light on some of the new and the different strategic and tactical aspects of M&A.
|bLU Talks – Business, Life and the Universe – vol 2 (bLU Talks – Business, Life and the Universe – vol 1)
32 Authors have been invited by Corey to share their stories. Imagine, Chicken Soup for the Soul combined with TEDx – that’s what this book is all about. In this book. These authors share their life stories relating to either their business, life or universe. These are true life stories of people who have lived through their journeys to make a difference to others.
|Managing Indirect Spend: Enhancing Profitability through Strategic Sourcing
Managing corporate spend is far more complex than conducting RFPs. Learn how the most efficient and effective procurement departments operate, control costs, enforce compliance, and manage indirect spend. Managing Indirect Spend provides executives and procurement professionals with the knowledge and tools necessary to successfully reduce costs with a strong focus on the often-overlooked area of indirect spend.
|The talking dog: Immersion in new technologies
In 1996, the author was general manager Europe for the digital mapping and GPS division at Sony. This role provided the opportunity to use one of the first vehicles with a navigation system for client and neighborhood demonstrations. His next innovative step at Sony was the launch of AIBO, the talking dog (the first robotic dog with artificial intelligence).
|Sustainable Marketing – How to Drive Profits with Purpose
Sustainable Marketing represents the new benchmark for modern marketing. It emphasizes the importance of sustainability in modern marketing, before providing a comprehensive guide to implementing and driving sustainable practices in any organization. It draws upon both professional experiences and academic research, featuring in-depth case studies that are supported by facts, figures, commentary, interviews and analysis.
|The Vision Code: How to Create and Execute a Compelling Vision for your Business
The Vision Code explores the concept of “vision” and leadership. The book reveals the secrets of building and executing a strong vision within any organization. Oleg Konovalov―an acclaimed global thought leader―draws together in one volume in-depth interviews with nineteen extraordinary global visionaries that represent a variety of industries and organizations.
|Customer Experience Management Field Manual: The Guide For Building Your Top Performing CX Program
This field manual is a CX leader’s practical guide for starting a new, or improving an existing, customer experience management program. Whether you are brand new to a customer experience management role, or a veteran, this book offers you valuable frameworks, ideas, and examples for building your CX program that improves operational efficiency and customer intimacy.
|THINK FUTURE: How to Reinvent Your Life or Business: Book 1 of 8 in a Series on an overall theme of “Quantum AI Future: Advanced Intelligence Reinventing Everything”
LOOKING to STAY AHEAD of the CURVE? LEARN HOW to “THINK FUTURE”. A lavishly illustrated full-color book that connects the dots to enlighten your future. It is designed to help you be more successful in your LIFE, CAREER, PROFESSION, or BUSINESS in our fast-changing world.
|Influencer Marketing Strategy: How to Create Successful Influencer Marketing
Influencer Marketing Strategy gives readers everything they need to create influencer marketing strategy. It will walk readers through the key considerations, and offer insight into decisions such as choosing the right influencer, planning content, and how to incorporate influencer marketing into your wider marketing strategy.
|Indispensable: Build and Lead A Company Can’t Live Without
The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines “Indispensable” as being absolutely necessary and not subject to being set aside or neglected. INDISPENSABLE: Build and Lead A Company Customers Can’t Live Without provides a framework that you can follow to transform your business and features dozens of examples from industry including those drawn from Amazon, Uber, Facebook and more.
|Managing and Leading People through Organizational Change: The Theory and Practice of Sustaining Change through People
Providing an evidence-based analysis of change in organizations, Managing and Leading People Through Organizational Change is written for practitioners responsible for change programmes and postgraduate students of organizational change. This updated edition demonstrates the importance of understanding the effects of change on individuals and engaging them collaboratively through the transformation journey.
|A short guide to Agile Transformation
The enclosed is not theories but real consultancy refined by the experience of working in enterprises with both business and technology leadership. It is aimed at decision-makers and to everyone who has started or is about to start an Agile Transformation. This short guide to Agile Transformation is a Strategy and Planning book.
|The Successful Woman’s Mindset: 21 Journeys To Success
This book is Co-Authored by 21 women of diverse cultures, religions, ages, professions, business and races. They have come together as ONE to share with you the challenges they have overcome to reach their success today and the success they will continue to reach in hopes that you will be inspired and empowered to know without a doubt YOU CAN DO IT TOO!!!
|The Beckoning Rooms: Deal with Them or They’ll Deal with You
Jenna, Jeremiah and Jacob all lead normal lives.They all wake up one morning in a strange bed, in a house they don’t know. They wonder why they’re here and how they got there. As they settle into the realisation that there is something that brought them here, a purpose, they all realise that there are rooms that seem to be calling them towards them.
|The Master: Developing Psychological Intelligence (The Master Series)
The Master and the Apprentice return on a journey to explore the importance of the human mind and the impact our thoughts have on our outcomes in life. They journey through landscapes in search of laws of the mind which when applied focus on how to develop psychological intelligence. The Apprentice with each lesson learns a much deeper discovery into the significance of being in control of his own thoughts to have the positive impact on his life.
|Can I TRUST You?: 60+1 Habits that will help you build trust and be a trusted Project Manager
Research showed that having high trust within the project team increases the project performance by 45%. Do you care about improving your on-schedule, on-budget, on-specifications performance by 45%?In his research, 14-time author and top-20 global organizational culture thought leader Dr. Yoram Solomon found that a high level of trust increases the willingness to give autonomy, practice accountability, and engage in constructive disagreement.
|NINE WELLNESS HACKS: A Practical Guide To Surf Through Waves Of Transformation!
With plenty of tools in place, this book is a ready reckoner which can immediately be put to use to move towards greater well-being. Changes, Transitions & Transformations are a part of life and may cause turbulent waves. This book acts as a journal as well, containing detailed methods of overcoming the odds so that one can surf through these waves easily.
|Workplace Jazz: How to IMPROVISE–9 Steps to Creating High-Performing Agile Project Teams
Workplace Jazz teaches the strategies and steps professionals need to connect and transform their agile project teams and execute for optimum results. According to McKinsey, Research shows that hurtful workplace behavior can depress performance, increase employee turnover, and even mar customer relationships. And that Workplace relationships may be fraying as fewer employees work in the office and feel more isolated and less respected.
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|A.I. in 2020: A Year writing about Artificial Intelligence
This book collects the best articles about several artificial intelligence concepts that I have published online during 2020. It is dedicated to anyone interested in Artificial Intelligence and anyone who wants to understand some of the building blocks that form this fascinating technology. Here, you will find my best articles, updated and revisited, with some more insights, with a suitable format for book readers.
|The Brand Named You: 100 practical steps to create and develop your personal brand
The Brand Named You will show you how to achieve your goals. Yes, in the world there are hundreds, if not thousands of books written about personal branding. However, despite the increasing popularity of personal branding, this book is the first one to actually offer you a very clear, thorough and hands-on tools and a step-by-step process for creating your personal brand and developing it.
|‘Bluer than Indigo’ Leadership: The Journey of Becoming a Truly Remarkable Leader
Early in my adult life, I learned about an Asian proverb that translates as ‘Bluer than Indigo.’ If you think about the color indigo, it is a brilliant, deep and vibrant blue — what some would call the bluest of blues. To have something that is “bluer than indigo” is rare and truly remarkable. ‘Bluer than Indigo’ Leadership will help you discover your own path and explore those ordinary, everyday actions that will help you respond to an uncertain future and produce extraordinary results for individuals, teams, and organizations.
|Navigating through the digitally-fluid landscape: A real-world guide for C-suiters on Enterprise Business Applications
As a technology veteran with 25+ years of experience, the author leads the go-to-market strategy, implementation, and support of critical business applications for major IT services and solutions providers. Prior to that, he held various managerial positions in ERP/CRM application consulting, software development, and maintenance.
|Disrupted: Leading the change through crisis, recovery, and growth
Did 2020 disrupt your life more than ever before? Have you spent more than enough time in Zoom rooms? Do you want clarity and confidence to lead your team and organisation in this time of massive change? In the early days of the pandemic, we got sick of the phrase “unprecedented times”, but they were unprecedented because it affected everybody at the same time. Over the last few decades, other industries have also faced massive disruption and change, so leaders and teams had to learn how to navigate a fast-changing, volatile, uncertain world.
|Change Management Adoption: Leadership of Change Volume 5
Change Management Body Of Knowledge – Book 5 Change Management Adoption: Achieving Employee Change Adoption in a major organisation change or transformation has mixed success and the ROI benefits are not always realised. For change adoption to be successful, the leaders, sponsor and change team should support the employees through the change transition by providing Awareness, Understanding, Involvement, Learning, and Motivation for the change.
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