Real Leaders Don’t Do PowerPoint

Posted by john on 19 March, 2010 under Leadership | Read the First Comment

Real Leaders Don’t Do PowerPoint: How to Sell Yourself and Your Ideas, by Christopher Witt and Dale Fetherling, Crown Business, 2009.

Summary: Useful advice on how to make your speeches more effective.

The Invisible Edge

Posted by john on 4 March, 2010 under Leadership | Be the First to Comment

The Invisible Edge: Taking Your Strategy to the Next Level Using Intellectual Property, by Mark Blaxill and Ralph Eckardt, Portfolio, 2009.

Summary: A book filled with interesting stories which highlight the importance of intellectual property.

Good to Great

Posted by john on 28 January, 2010 under Leadership | Be the First to Comment

Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap and Others Don’t, by Jim Collins, Harper Business 2001.

Summary: Good to Great is rightly regarded as a business classic. It is well researched and well written, and it contains a number of concepts and tools which are very helpful when appraising or creating the strategy of an organisation.