How to Have Difficult Conversations About Race

by Mike Hunter

Negotiation expert Kwame Christian’s motto is, “The best things in life are on the other side of difficult conversations.” If we want a more equitable workplace, and a more equitable world, we have to talk to each other about race. But, for so many of us, that’s easier said than done. Many people avoid conversations about race because of fear — fear of discomfort, damaging … [More]

You Owe You

by Mike Hunter

For anyone who feels like success is for others, that only certain people get to have their dreams fulfilled, Eric Thomas’s You Owe You is their wake-up call. His urgent message to stop waiting for inspiration to strike and take control of one’s life is a message he wishes someone had given him when he was a teenager — lost, homeless, failing in school, and dealing with the … [More]

Why Innovation Fails

by Mike Hunter

Exploring the do’s and don’ts of sustainable corporate innovation, this book explains the most frequently made mistakes and highlights the most common pitfalls in the innovation process. To remain successful, organizations must be able to respond effectively to the fast pace of change or even stay one step ahead of it. To make this possible, it is crucial to look at the future … [More]

Unlock Your Potential

by Mike Hunter

In Unlock Your Potential, author and entrepreneur Jeff Lerner shows readers how the failings of our education, employment and retirement systems have opened doors most people didn’t even know exist. And, most important, he shares how to step through those doors — where they exist, how they work, what it takes to go through them, and what’s on the other side. Unlock Your … [More]

Clockwork, Revised and Expanded

by Mike Hunter

Business owners may ask themselves, “Does my business own me more than I own it?” What if, instead, the company could run on automatic while it continued to grow and turn a profit? Most entrepreneurs started their company so they could be their own boss, make the money they deserve, and live life on their own terms. They may find, in reality, they’re bogged down in the daily … [More]

The Wise Investor

by Mike Hunter

The Wise Investor is an inspiring parable about building what author Rich Fettke calls Real Wealth, the foundation of financial freedom. It tells the story of Ryan Brooks, a husband, father, and CaptivSoft’s hard-working lead coder who, with the help of a new friend and mentor, finds a different path to financial security for himself and his family and becomes wealthy in more … [More]

Digital Hesitation

by Mike Hunter

This digital transformation playbook provides details and guidance on the tactics required to build a profitable X-as-a-Service business model, including digital customer experience, data-driven sales, customer success at scale, digitally enabled partners and outcome-aligned pricing. It’s the pragmatist’s guide to managing a technology-centric B2B company through its next five … [More]

The Great Money Bubble

by Mike Hunter

Americans are facing sticker shock at every turn: from the gas pump to the grocery store and every kind of consumer service. But the eye-popping price increases are just the tip of the iceberg in terms of the threat to the country’s economic recovery. Inflation showers windfalls on the rich while penalizing workers, savers, retirees, small businesses and most of Main Street … [More]

Get in the Game

by Mike Hunter

In Get in the Game, decorated gaming and social media research and marketing executive Jonathan Stringfield delivers a roadmap to understanding and navigating marketing and business integrations into the gaming ecosystem: who plays games (and why), how modern games are created and oriented around the world of e-sports, and where brands can get involved with modern games. This … [More]

Leading with Heart

by Mike Hunter

As we reach the peak of the Great Resignation, two veteran executive coaches help today’s leaders learn how to retain and inspire their teams through the one thing their research has found works: LEADING with HEART. In these pages, leadership coaches John Baird and Edward Sullivan share hundreds of hours of research and firsthand accounts of guiding leaders at some of the … [More]

Dare to Lead Like a Girl

by Mike Hunter

Dare to Lead Like a Girl is a holistic look at how to achieve purpose and joy at work. It is about turning the world of work into a place where empathy, intuition, passion and resilience take their rightful place, where women can lead like women and men can tap into their more feminine leadership traits and dare to lead (more) like a girl! Dalia Feldheim was one of the … [More]

How Big-Tech Barons Smash Innovation

by Mike Hunter

Silicon Valley’s genius combined with limited corporate regulation promised a new age of technological innovation in which entrepreneurs would create companies that would, in turn, fuel unprecedented job growth. Yet, disruptive innovation has stagnated even as the five leading tech giants — which account for approximately 25% of the S&P 500’s market capitalization — are … [More]

Email Marketing That Doesn’t Suck

by Mike Hunter

In Email Marketing That Doesn’t Suck, Harvard Law-grad-turned-online-entrepreneur Bobby Klinck uses his lawyering skills to convince readers that the old-school rules for email marketing are just plain dumb. He shows how to do email right, teaching the five phases of email marketing and how to infuse purpose into one’s message. Readers will learn how to tell a really good story … [More]

Storytelling for Business

by Mike Hunter

“Nothing connects people to engage emotionally with your business better than a well-told story — your story.” From mega-large corporations to tiny startups, every … single … business always has a story to tell. Before people choose to buy one’s product or service, or respond to a call to action, they need to understand how that product or service will solve their problem or … [More]

No Business Is Too Small For Digital Marketing

by Mike Hunter

With everything else businesses have to do for their customers, they also need to communicate with those customers to retain them and market their business to potential new customers. And in the digital age, there are dozens of new and ever-changing ways to accomplish those things. Who has time for it? Who even understands what needs to be done? Author Jon Martinsen has guided … [More]

Amplify Your Influence

by Mike Hunter

Based in the author’s proprietary AMPLIFII system and methodologies he has taught to more than 100,000 participants around the world, the book offers practical tips, useful frameworks, guided practice and simple application exercises to help readers create new and lasting behaviors that effect change in their life and work. Perfect for executives, managers, sales … [More]

The Power of Teamwork

by Mike Hunter

In the high-pressure and complex setting of healthcare, a new approach to teamwork is leading to healthier patients, happier staff and more efficient operations. Healthcare’s embrace of a new teamwork model has been noticed by people outside the medical world, so doctors are going outside the walls of the hospital to teach manufacturers, business owners, franchisees, customer … [More]

Productive Tensions

by Mike Hunter

The most effective leaders and successful innovators embrace the tensions that arise from competing aims: efficiency or flexibility? consistency or change? product or purpose? Bingham and McDonald spotlight eight critical tensions that every innovator must master, and they spell out, with dozens of detailed examples of both success and failure, how to navigate them. How do you … [More]

CEO Excellence

by Mike Hunter

Being a CEO at any of the world’s largest companies is among the most challenging roles in business. Billions, and even trillions, are at stake — and the fates of tens of thousands of employees often hang in the balance. Yet, even when “can’t miss” high-achievers win the top job, very few excel. Thirty percent of Fortune 500 CEOs last fewer than three years, and two out of five … [More]

The Elephant and the Mouse

by Mike Hunter

In The Elephant and the Mouse, award-winning speaker and diversity and inclusion expert Laura Liswood delivers a thought-provoking and insightful new business guide that explores workplace diversity and offers new ideas for gaining the real benefits from diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives. The Elephant and the Mouse refers to the dynamics in organizations that are … [More]

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