Organizational Compassion: A Relational Approach

May 16, 2024

By: Ace Volkmann Simpson, Miguel Pina e Cunha, Stewart Clegg, Arménio Rego, Marco Berti


Organizational compassion provides a multitude of benefits at individual, team, and organizational levels. These encompass heightened positive affect, trust, engagement, loyalty, performance, resilience, and recovery. This important book provides an accessible yet scholarly overview of key academic findings and theories on organizational compassion. It equips readers with tools for reflection, awakening, and practical application of […]

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The Untapped Power of Discovery

February 27, 2024

By: Karen Golden-Biddle


Despite being a game-changer in powering human growth, discovery remains a mystery. How can it produce ahas and insights to meet the challenge of new realities and reimagine organizational management? This book lays out a process of inquiry that drives belief change and leads to discoveries, empowering leaders, groups, and the organization with a powerful tool for […]

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Hidden Potential: The Science of Achieving Greater Things

October 30, 2023

By: Adam Grant


We live in a world that’s obsessed with talent. We celebrate gifted students in school, natural athletes in sports, and child prodigies in music. But admiring people who start out with innate advantages leads us to overlook the distance we ourselves can travel. We underestimate the range of skills that we can learn and how […]

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Master of Change: How to Excel When Everything Is Changing – Including You

October 9, 2023

By: Brad Stulberg


A revelatory book on rethinking change, creating a rugged and flexible mindset and identity, and developing habits for life’s intensifying flux. From social disruptions like economic recessions, pandemics, and new technologies to individual disruptions like getting married, career transitions, and becoming a parent, we undergo change and transformation—both good and bad—regularly. Change is not the […]

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Right Kind of Wrong: The Science of Failing Well

September 6, 2023

By: Amy Edmondson


We used to think of failure as the opposite of success. Now, we’re often torn between two “failure cultures”: one that says to avoid failure at all costs, the other that says fail fast, fail often. The trouble is that both approaches lack the crucial distinctions to help us separate good failure from bad. As a […]

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Positive Communication for Leaders: Proven Strategies for Inspiring Unity and Effecting Change

July 13, 2023

By: Julien C. Mirivel, Alexander Lyon

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Positive Communication for Leaders provides a practical model of positive communication that will immediately inspire unity and influence change in organizations. Drawing on decades of research in the fields of communication and leadership and combined experience consulting and training leaders across many professions, Julien C. Mirivel and Alexander Lyon offer concrete practices and strategies to […]

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Belonging: The Science of Creating Connection and Bridging Divides

April 4, 2023

By: Geoffrey L. Cohen


We live in enormously polarized times. From politics to race, religion, gender, and class, division runs rampant. In 2020, 40 percent of each political party said that supporters of the opposing party were “downright evil.” In 2019, hate crimes reached a ten-year high in the United States. One in five Americans suffers from chronic loneliness, […]

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The Necessary Journey: Making Real Progress on Equity and Inclusion

November 28, 2022

By: Ella F. Washington


“What does a workplace utopia look like to you?” This is the question Dr. Ella F. Washington asks company leaders, and often she hears about an ideal vision of an organization that values diversity and inclusion and wants employees to bring their whole selves to work. But how can you get there? Organizations have largely […]

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A More Just Future: Psychological Tools for Reckoning with Our Past and Driving Social Change

October 28, 2022

By: Dolly Chugh


A revolutionary, evidence-based guide for developing resilience and grit to confront our whitewashed history and build a better future—​in the vein of Think Again and Do Better. The racial fault lines of our country have been revealed in stark detail as our national news cycle is flooded with stories about the past. If you are just now learning […]

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The War for Kindness

August 17, 2022

By: Jamil Zaki


Empathy is in short supply. Isolation and tribalism are rampant. We struggle to understand people who aren’t like us, but find it easy to hate them. Studies show that we are less caring than we were even thirty years ago. In 2006, Barack Obama said that the United States is suffering from an “empathy deficit.” […]

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