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Brand decoding: The Apple story
An extract from Jonah Berger's book 'Contagious'

Changing world order

Peter Frankopan's The New Silk Roads compels you to question the dominance of Western nations, revealing the growing influence of China

JUL 19 , 2019

Smart networking

In his recent book, Mathew O. Jackson shares a practical plan — complete with figures and diagrams— for gaining influence fast

JUN 29 , 2019

Truett’s secret sauce

Chick-fil-A’s Steve Robinson writes what made his boss Truett Cathy standout and his idea of relationship building

JUN 23 , 2019

Hunting Spirit

American businesses have a long history of risk taking, even from their whaling days, writes Tom Nicholas

JUN 22 , 2019

Hunger for fortune

Success requires something more than talent and hard work, writes Prof. Scott Galloway

JUN 15 , 2019

Zuckerberg's con?

Author Ben Mezrich continues with the Cameron Winklevoss story in his latest follow-up book to The Accidental Billionaires

JUN 09 , 2019

Why manage?

Google veterans tried an experiment where all employees were equal, with no team leaders, and it taught them an important lesson  

JUN 08 , 2019

Inch by inch

Radio host Ken Coleman advises gaining proximity to your dream job through small, even uncomfortable, steps

JUN 01 , 2019

Capital Allocation 101

Jonathan Horgan on how The Rebel Allocator increased his understanding of business and life principles

MAY 26 , 2019

Confidence trick?

Psychologist Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic delves into what makes good leaders and what are their overrated qualities

MAY 25 , 2019

When the road forks

George Washington's defeat in 1776 was largely due to a bad call, writes Steven Johnson who takes cues from history to examine good and poor decisions

MAY 18 , 2019

Crazy successful

For 'loony', path-breaking ideas, you don't need exceptional individuals but the right organisation, writes Safi Bahcall    

MAY 12 , 2019

Escape Velocity

Jim Collins shares how Jeff Bezos set off the 'flywheel' despite the dot-com bust, and gained momentum with every turn

MAY 10 , 2019

Humanising the hustle

Authors Jason Fried & David Heinemeier Hansson tell us why we need to drop the worship of an exhausting busyness

MAY 05 , 2019

Spotting leaders

Julie Zhuo says the best manager is one who shapes a team that delivers outstanding results, and happily

MAY 04 , 2019

Perks of losing control

Evolutionary organisations, which are run by collaborative collectives and not a charismatic genius, are freeing and successful, writes Aaron Dignan in Brave New Work

APR 26 , 2019

Call to meet right

There is a method to this madness, says Steven G. Rogelberg in The Surprising Science of Meetings, a handy guide for leaders

APR 21 , 2019

All-seeing glass eye

Shoshana Zuboff’s The Age of Surveillance Capitalism sheds light on how cold, indifferent digital readers reduce human experiences

APR 20 , 2019

Digital Spartan

Cal Newport in Digital Minimalism shows us how to break the spell our screens have cast

APR 13 , 2019

Building prosperity

In The Prosperity Paradox, Clayton M Christensen advocates attacking poverty from a whole new angle

APR 06 , 2019

Facebook vs democracy?

Roger McNamee’s book Zucked charts the author's journey from an enthusiastic investor and supporter of the tech giant, to an anxious citizen

APR 06 , 2019

Story of Reddit

In We Are The Nerds, Christine Lagorio-Chafkin narrates the success stories of the founders of Reddit, and insights they gathered

MAR 30 , 2019

Goals Are Achievable

In Your Best Year Ever, Michael Hyatt shares a research-driven system with readers, who are looking to meet their larger goals in life

MAR 23 , 2019

Scaling High

Reid Hoffman and Chris Yeh’s Blitzscaling is the guide for entrepreneurs to scale up responsibly

FEB 09 , 2019