101 Business Ideas That Will Change the Way You Work: Turning Clever Thinking into Smart Advice

101 Business Ideas That Will Change the Way You Work: Turning Clever Thinking into Smart Advice

By: Antonio E. Weiss (author)Paperback

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101 Business Ideas That Will Change The Way You Work takes fascinating findings from world-class business research and shows you how to become cannier and more effective at work. Among other vital findings, discover: * When you should trust your gut instincts * Why being too agreeable could hold back your career progression * How to tell when your CEO is lying This illuminating book not only tells you what you need to know to stay one step ahead, but why you need it and how to do it.

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Antonio E. Weiss is a writer and management consultant. His previous book, Key Business Solutions, also published by Financial Times Press, was shortlisted for the Chartered Management Institute Book of the Year Award 2013, featured as a WHSmith Business Bestseller, and has been translated into several languages across the globe. He also writes regularly for publications such as theGuardian and Prospect, presents at conferences on economic, business and political issues, and has been featured on international media including ABC Radio Australia and BBC Radio 4. As a consultant, he has advised leading public and private sector bodies on major strategy, capability building and performance improvement issues. Antonio is also a board member of one of the largest Further Education colleges in London. He holds a Bachelor's degree (First Class) and Master's degree (Distinction) in History from the University of Cambridge.


INTRODUCTION & IDEA #1: How to turn theory into results IDEAS ABOUT PEOPLE IDEA #2: If you fear losing, you're more likely to lose out IDEA #3: The hedgehog and the fox - why experts get it wrong IDEA #4: How fortune favours the beautiful IDEA #5: When you can skip that meeting IDEA #6: How to improve your memory IDEA #7: Nice gals finish last, nice guys aren't far behind IDEA #8: People are terrible at fractions IDEA #9: Why diverse support networks are crucial for success IDEA #10: When your gut instinct may be right IDEA #11: How good do you think you are? IDEA #12: The changing face of great working relationships IDEA #13: When not to take an overseas assignment IDEA #14: The virtues of exchanging favours IDEA #15: Going on leave? Mind the career gap IDEA #16: You are so clever! Flattery and the boardroom... IDEA #17: Avoid choice overload: 'keep it simple, stupid' IDEA #18: Why we're anchored to what we know. IDEA #19: The negative impact of the superstar IDEA #20: The value of caring IDEA #21: Take every email with a pinch of salt IDEA #22: Anger management: she needs it, he doesn't IDEA #23: Why emotional inconsistency is the worst trait in a manager IDEA #24: How to catch a feeling IDEA #25: The antisocial network IDEA #26: Why being boring can make you a brilliant CEO.. IDEA #27: How to tell if a leader is lying IDEA #28: Your willpower levels are precious and finite IDEA #29: The optimistic salesperson IDEA #30: Stress leads to poor decision-making IDEA #31: To opt in, or to opt out? IDEA #32: Rational man is dead. Salute the animal spirit IDEA #33: I can see your halo IDEA #34: To get to the C-suite, be a generalist IDEA #35: The two yous. IDEA #36: Work stress? Go for a run. IDEA #37: The power of peer pressure IDEA #38: The benefits of believing in immanent justice IDEA #39: It's lonely at the top IDEA #40: It's not what you said, it's how you said it IDEAS ABOUT PERFORMANCE.. IDEA #41: Find out when you're in the zone IDEA #42: To really improve, just do it IDEA #43: To decide alone is to make a bad decision IDEA #44: If you can't measure it, it's likely to be rubbish IDEA #45: That's my (one) goal 97 IDEA #46: Don't pretend you can always control your emotions IDEA #47: Boost creativity by making the workplace an emotional roller coaster IDEA #48: Escaping the cycle of responsiveness IDEA #49: Want to do the right thing? Wait a moment... IDEA #50: Online procrastination - the key to higher productivity IDEA #51: When customers will put up with rude service IDEA #52: It's easier to be forgiven than to ask for permission IDEA #53: Want to win? Start by losing (a little) IDEA #54: Working on an acquisition? Seller, beware! IDEA #55: How social networks share knowledg IDEA #56: I'm in charge - check my paycheque IDEA #57: Great performance, but I regress IDEA #58: A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush IDEA #59: The hidden evil of stereotype threats IDEA #60: How to turn that black swan white IDEA #61: Kick the habit IDEA #62: The biology of risk-taking IDEA #63: Do you have a Pareto or a long tail? IDEA #64: Six seconds to land your dream job IDEA #65: Tell stories, not facts IDEA #66: How to avoid buying a lemon IDEA #67: Flawed headhunting IDEA #68: Do I have a choice? IDEA #69: What not to write IDEA #70: F**k that hurts! How swearing eases the pain IDEA #71: When you should turn that frown upside down IDEA #72: How to become Mr Charismatic, JFK-style IDEA #73: My greatest weakness? I'm a perfectionist... IDEA #74: Start-up where you started from... IDEA #75: How to expand time IDEA #76: Let's not pull an all-nighter IDEA #77: Keeping out the fifth column IDEA #78: How to pick your next leader IDEA #79: Repetition, repetition, repetition IDEA #80: Strike a pose, feel the power IDEA #81: Progress - the most important motivator of all IDEA #82: Elbow grease - the value generator IDEA #83: Getting creative? Get distracted IDEA #84: Avoid the planning fallacy IDEA #85: I think the question you're trying to ask is... IDEAS ABOUT ORGANISATIONS.. IDEA #86: Why playing the game will get you ahead IDEA #87: Working from home or shirking from home? IDEA #88: The paradox of meritocracy - how doing right can lead to wrong IDEA #89: Power, CEOs, Boards, and extreme strategic deviance IDEA #90: The myth of CEO experience IDEA #91: Change, language and history IDEA #92: MBA students and the cheating bug IDEA #93: Is your office making you sick? IDEA #94: Strong culture, reliable performance IDEA #95: Strategy, leaders and leadership harmony IDEA #96: Need to manage a negative rumour? Challenge its credibility. IDEA #97: How management myths are formed IDEA #98: Why you should offer surgery with a free lollipop IDEA #99: It's why, not what, that matters IDEA #100: Competition in the workplace IDEA #101: Face time counts Acknowledgements

Product Details

  • publication date: 15/08/2013
  • ISBN13: 9780273786191
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 320
  • ID: 9780273786191
  • weight: 484
  • ISBN10: 0273786199

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