The book’s premise sounds so blatantly obvious that one wonders why (in many organizations) there is still an issue.
The glossary of non-verbal signals and their meaning makes you aware of the limitations of Zoom, Teams, and Skype, espacially in COVID times.
Elaborate and fascinating analysis of Putin’s Russia, which bears striking parallels to what happens in Western countries, more recently.
the set-up in which interesting historical facts serve to make a political argument makes the author prone to the narrative fallacy.
The book fits neatly in the trend to call out gender inequality, but unfortunately it has limited practical solutions to offer.
The book clearly illustrates that climate change is the prisoner’s dilemma ‘par excellence’
Densely written ‘how-to guide’ for executives who want to build a sustainable growth company.
Despite the unavoidable buzzwords that come with the genre, Lean and Agile are actually sane and useful management principles.
Peter Thiel’s war on Gawker Media shows that money is a decisive factor in the US legal system.
By far the more readable book on org structure that I have come across.
A charming plea for a compassionate approach to influencing.
A surprisingly ‘zen’ view on creating a high performing team.
A no-nonsense approach to leadership, accompanied by an overdose of war stories.
Convincing and elegantly developed argument, building on limited historical evidence and close reading of biblical texts in historical context.
Rich collection of cases that jointly convey an important message – even if the individual annecdotes may be somewhat over the top.
Remarkable how social environment and incentives can shape giving/taking behavior of individuals.
Comfortingly desillusional perspective on entrepreneurship, with reassuring insights like: “No one cares.”