Some FISD members recently read Leap: How to Thrive in a World Where Everything Can Be Copied by Howard Yu. Yu holds a PhD from Harvard Business School. He serves as a LEGO professor of management and innovation at the International Institute for Management Development where he directs the university’s Advanced Management Program for executives. He’s provided training to top companies such as Maersk, Electrolux, Mars, and Daimler. Below is a summary of some of the book’s most important takeaways for FISD members, according to FISD Reads group leader Hope “Hope-rah” Wilkes.
Some FISD members recently read Powerful: Building a Culture of Freedom and Responsibility by Patty McCord. Prior to writing the book, McCord served as Chief Talent Officer at Netflix where she was co-creator of the famed Netflix Culture Deck. Below are some of the book’s most important takeaways, according to FISD Reads group leader Hope “Hope-rah” Wilkes.
It's August—hard to believe!—and I hope you will still get some vacation time in at the lake, beach or mountains perhaps, or even your front porch. To accompany you, here are some business book suggestions. One note: An esteemed colleague here, unaware of my list, told me yesterday how much Powerful (see book 3) is changing her thinking.