Awakening Compassion at Work: The Quiet Power That Elevates People and Organizations

February 20, 2017

By: Jane Dutton, Monica Worline


Compassion Architects Video #2 – The Ripple Metaphor from Monica Worline on Vimeo. Suffering in the workplace can rob our colleagues and coworkers of humanity, dignity, and motivation and is an unrecognized and costly drain on organizational potential. Marshaling evidence from two decades of field research, scholars and consultants Monica Worline and Jane Dutton show […]


Stretch: Unlock the Power of Less – and Achieve More Than You Ever Imagined

February 7, 2017

By: Scott Sonenshein


A groundbreaking approach to succeeding in business and life, using the science of resourcefulness. We often think the key to success and satisfaction is to get more: more money, time, and possessions; bigger budgets, job titles, and teams; and additional resources for our professional and personal goals. It turns out we’re wrong. Using captivating stories […]


#epicenter: heart matters

November 10, 2016

By: Laura Morgan Roberts

#epicenter, inspired by the results of the U.S.A. November 2016 elections, channels pain and struggle laced with hope and courage. Dr. Laura Morgan Roberts, organizational psychologist, infuses her poetry with global experiences of diversity and leadership. Her words paint images of the timeless quest for inclusion, justice and social transformation among silenced and marginalized voices. […]


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Finding Purpose: Environmental Stewardship as a Personal Calling

April 22, 2016

By: Andrew J. Hoffman

Both thoughtful and thought-provoking, Finding Purpose challenges our understanding of how humanity interacts with planet Earth, and our role within this. Collecting over 20 pieces from a lifetime of work in academia and trade, across speeches, blogs, editorials and essays, Hoffman directly addresses humanity’s role in creating and adapting to climate change. The reader is encouraged to consider humanity’s relationship with the environment through different lenses: business, academia, faith-based and cultural. By bringing them together, Hoffman encourages us to understand our relationship with the planet in a far more holistic sense.


Adam Grant Originals
Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World

February 2, 2016

By: Adam Grant

With Give and Take, Adam Grant not only introduced a landmark new paradigm for success but also established himself as one of his generation’s most compelling and provocative thought leaders. In Originals he again addresses the challenge of improving the world, but now from the perspective of becoming original: choosing to champion novel ideas and […]


The Base of the Pyramid Promise: Building Businesses with Impact and Scale

January 6, 2016

By: Ted London

As economic growth slows in the developed world, the base of the pyramid (BoP) represents perhaps the last great, untapped market. Of the world’s 7 billion inhabitants, around 4 billion live in low-income markets in the developing world. These 4 billion people deserve—and, increasingly, are demanding—better lives. At the same time, the business community seeks […]


Positive Organizing in a Global Society
Positive Organizing in a Global Society: Understanding and Engaging Differences for Capacity Building & Inclusion

September 30, 2015

By: Lynn Perry Wooten, Laura Morgan Roberts, Martin Davidson

What happens when thought leaders question longstanding assumptions regarding the most “positive” ways to strengthen diverse organizations? This volume of essays unites the latest research in diversity, inclusion and positive organizational scholarship (POS) to investigate diversity and inclusion dynamics in workplaces, schools, and communities. Comprised of succinct chapters, this book covers six key areas: authenticity, […]


The Positive Organization, Robert E. Quinn
The Positive Organization: Breaking Free from Conventional Cultures, Constraints, and Beliefs

August 24, 2015

By: Robert E. Quinn

Creating a positive organization, where your people are engaged and exceeding expectations is not just a nice idea, it has the power to improve your bottom line by engaging your people. This book uses anecdotal evidence and research to illustrate how you can break free from constraints and see a world of positive options that will help you and your people to flourish and exceed expectations.


Lift 2.0 The Fundamental State of Leadership
Lift: The Fundamental State of Leadership (Second Edition)

August 10, 2015

By: Robert E. Quinn, Ryan W. Quinn

Just as the Wright Brothers combined science and practice to finally realize the dream of flight, Ryan and Robert Quinn combine research and personal experience to demonstrate how to reach a psychological state that lifts us and those around us to greater heights of achievement, integrity, openness, and empathy. The updated edition of this award-winning book—honored by Utah State University’s Huntsman School of Business, Benedictine University, and the LeadershipNow web site –includes two new chapters, one describing a learning process and social media platform the Quinns created to help people experience lift and the other sharing new insights into tapping into human potential.