Under New Management, Q&A with David Burkus

Shout out to my friend David Burkus who has just published his second book, Under New Management: How Leading Companies Are Upending Business as Usual. After reading the advance copy, I had the chance to pass a few questions by David. You can find our interview in two places: LinkedIn/Pulse Medium Great book, fun read, and […]

Keys To Creativity

Over at Harvard Business Review blogs, a couple of author acquaintances, David Burkus and Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, have blogged on the topic of creativity. David Burkus, whose book The Myths of Creativity I enjoyed and interviewed him on, surprisingly ballyhooes Adobe’s “Kickbox” program. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, whose book Confidence I enjoyed and interviewed him on, surprisingly goes […]

2013 Holiday Book List

I’ve read dozens of business books this year, and reviewed at least one each month for OPEN. If you’re looking for a thoughtful gift for the business book-lover in your life, you simply cannot go wrong with any of these 15 picks! To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth About Moving Others, by Daniel H. […]

The Myths of Creativity

What causes us to be creative one day and completely blocked the next? Where do our sudden creative insights—our Eureka! moments—come from, and how can we generate more of them, more consistently? What brand of creativity is best suited to business? Much has been written about creativity in business in an effort to answer these […]