Where Wizards Stay Up Late is the exciting story of the pioneers responsible for creating the most talked about, most influential, and most far-reaching communications breakthrough since the invention of the telephone. In the 1960’s, when computers were regarded as mere giant calculators, J.C.R. Licklider at MIT saw them as the ultimate communications devices. With Defense Department funds, he and a band of visionary computer whizzes began work on a nationwide, interlocking network of computers. Taking readers behind the scenes, Where Wizards Stay Up Late captures the hard work, genius, and happy accidents of their daring, stunningly successful venture.
The Unexpected Leader: Discovering the Leader Within You
Jacqueline M. Baker
In The Unexpected Leader: Discovering the Leader Within You, veteran leadership trainer and consultant delivers an incisive and actionable discussion of how to refine, define, and elevate leadership by absorbing lessons from other leaders and actualizing the leader within. You’ll learn how to meet the demands of a rapidly changing workforce with a new approach to leadership development.
Ignite Culture: Empowering and Leading a Healthy, High-Performance Organization from the Inside Out
Sometimes corporate leaders forget that businesses are human systems. Revenue, innovation, and growth are all generated by human beings. Employees left Corporate America in droves during The Great Resignation of 2021 and 2022—an important wake-up call. But even when companies try to “fix” or improve their culture, a whopping 85% of these efforts fail. Why is this statistic so dismal? Because you can’t put a bandage on a broken culture. What author Margaret Graziano proposes in Ignite Culture is a fundament shift in leadership’s approach to creating an intentional, healthy, high-performance organization.
Entrepreneurs are among the primary shapers of our culture, yet their role in driving progress and influencing society has often been overlooked. Derek Lidow delves into the deep history of innovation to deliver essential new insights into how entrepreneurs create value and bring about change. By highlighting the fundamental qualities of innovation throughout history, this book provides an indispensable new perspective on how it is shaping our present and future.
Inside Your Customer’s Imagination: 5 Secrets for Creating Breakthrough Products, Services, and Solutions
Chip R. Bell
Organizations need to offer customers breakthrough products, services, and solutions to effectively compete in today’s innovation-hungry economy. The challenge is customers often don’t know precisely what they want. As Henry Ford is reputed to have said, “If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses.” Chip Bell advises developing co-creation partnerships with customers. Co-creation partnerships are about fulfilling customers’ hopes and aspirations, not just their needs and expectations.
Create the Future + the Innovation Handbook: Tactics for Disruptive Thinking
This unique, visual book, teaches you how to think disruptively, providing specific steps to create real innovation and change. This book combines Jeremy’s high energy and provocative thinking with tactics that have been battle-tested through thousands of his team’s pro,jects advising leading innovators like Disney, Starbucks, Amex, IBM, Adidas, Google, and NASA.
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