Posts Tagged ‘books’

Long exposure night photo of the silhouette of a person on a hill with the stars in the sky tracking as radial lines around the North Star. Symbolizing goal setting.

North Star Goal Setting

Goal Setting Options Abound There are many ways that businesses set goals, choose priorities, and ensure that their teams are rowing in the same direction. You’ve probably created SMART goals, been asked to use OKRs, watched KPIs, laid out Vision Boards, or updated Kanban Boards. These are all great tools to help keep team alignment. […]

Photo: Woman is planning with post-it notes and markings at a whiteboard.

Do it on Purpose: Intentionality

Have you ever said, “We should do this,” …and then you don’t? That is a lack of intentionality. Being Intentional Comes Easy to Some, Hard for Others The differences in people are beautiful – life would be boring otherwise. If you’ve read results from a personality test, you know each personality has its benefits (things […]

13 Books That Can Change Your Career

Of the 115 Books I Read This Year, These 13 Can Help Your Career

I am a big believer in goal setting. This year, I set a goal to read 120 books. In the past 10 1/2 months, I have learned, changed and questioned more than I have in most years of my life. Given that most people don’t have the interest in reading quite so much, I have […]

Follow Up: Amazon Publishing and E-Book Pricing

Last October I posted about Amazon’s foray into book publishing in order to get around fixed pricing agreements on e-books. An example showed the same price for a paperback book as the Kindle e-book, despite the added costs of actually creating the book. Several news sources are reporting that the Department of Justice has looked […]

Amazon’s New Business Model

How did Amazon get its start? The business model originally focused on selling books. Then Amazon moved into general retailing, where it experienced rapid growth and success. Now it is moving in new directions that play to its software strengths – content distribution and creation. Technically, Amazon has always been a content distributor. Authors wrote books […]