In The Power of Habit: why we do what we do in life and business, Charles Duhigg, an investigative reporter at the New York Times, explains why habits exist and how they can be changed. We learn how the right habits were crucial to the success of Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz and civil rights hero Martin Luther King and how implementing so-called "keystone habits" can make the difference between failure and success. And life and death. A principal reference is Paul O'Neill, who, when he became CEO of US industrial giant Alcoa in 1987, was very much a rookie in…
This isn’t a “classical business text” but, before you turn the page, hear me out. Tim Ferriss gave up the rat race and created a code for working less, earning more and having a blast. His book is a New York Times bestseller. But, you may ask: “How on earth can it apply to workplace safety and health?”
Best-selling author and speaker Seth Godin argues that everyone is a marketeer. The advent of social media has caused us all to have the ability to present ourselves as a product. But more than that, everyone is now also a leader. For the first time, everyone in every organisation – not just the boss – is expected to take responsibility, to lead. And our job as leader? To unite tribes.
Based on a study of 43 of the US's most successful corporations, the book explores new management methods - centred on employee empowerment, fostering innovation and decentralised control - and reveals the principles of good management that took those organisations to the top.
Excellence is defined as a work culture that empowers, values and motivates people
Now in his 90th year, Schein is still at the cutting edge of human psychology.This is the fifth book in his “humble” series – co-authored with his son, Peter – and extends the belief Schein has preached tirelessly: that we all need to be more human – whether at work, in consulting others, when asking questions, or when seeking to support. It’s an essential companion for OSH practitioners.
It’s a book about change – changing yourself to become more effective in every area of your life.The first habit is to be proactive. Covey reminds us we are responsible for our own lives; the most effective people take control and responsibility for their actions. Don’t wait for someone to deliver success to you.