Decision Making

Book Review: Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World

Book: Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World Author: Cal Newport  Reviewed by: Leah Parkhill Reilly The Premise:  Georgetown computer science professor Cal Newport is perhaps known in the business world less for his innovations in the world of computing science (although I have no doubt there are many as he’s quite …

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Think Again: The Power of Knowing What You Don’t Know 

Book: Think Again: The Power of Knowing What You Don’t Know By: Adam Grant  Reviewed by: Colleen Jones  The Premise: In Think Again: The Power of Knowing What You Don’t Know, organizational psychologist, Adam Grant, uses his enviable talent for compelling storytelling to promote the practice of constantly re-evaluating what we think we know, as a way to …

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Quiet Leadership – Six Steps to Transforming Performance

By: David Rock Reviewed by: Susan MacKenzie The Premise: At the Roundtable, we work with some of the brightest leaders around.  We coach to change their behaviour which results in better performance.  If you are a people leader, how much of your energy gets focused on improving the performance of your team?  In today’s work …

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Smarter Faster Better: The Secrets of Being Productive in Life and Business

By: Charles Duhigg Reviewed by: Andy Foley The Premise: Smarter, Faster, Better by author Charles Duhigg delves into the science of productivity by exploring eight critical concepts that are pivotal in increasing productivity. Every chapter takes a deeper dive into each critical concept through compelling storytelling of real-life case studies backed with the scientific data …

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Good Enough

Good Enough: Embrace Who You Are. Unleash Your Brilliance.

Good Enough: Embrace Who You Are. Unleash Your Brilliance. Written by: Anne Day and Amy Vodarek Reviewed By: Shelby Brown The Premise: Anne Day and Amy Vodarek present a series of real stories from motivated and successful women. Having connected with over 350 women, Day and Vodarek share their stories of courage, set-back and resilience, and …

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