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101 Business Ideas That Will Change The Way You Work takes fascinating findings from world-class business research and shows you how to become cannier and more effective at work.
Among other vital findings, discover:
· When you should trust your gut instincts
· Why being too agreeable could hold back your career progression
· How to tell when your CEO is lying
This illuminating book not only tells you what you need to know to stay one step ahead, but why you need it and how to do it.
INTRODUCTION & IDEA #1: How to turn theory into results
IDEAS ABOUT PEOPLE
IDEA #2: If you fear losing, you’re more likely to lose out
IDEA #3: The hedgehog and the fox – why experts get it wrong
IDEA #4: How fortune favours the beautiful
IDEA #5: When you can skip that meeting
IDEA #6: How to improve your memory
IDEA #7: Nice gals finish last, nice guys aren’t far behind
IDEA #8: People are terrible at fractions
IDEA #9: Why diverse support networks are crucial for success
IDEA #10: When your gut instinct may be right
IDEA #11: How good do you think you are?
IDEA #12: The changing face of great working relationships
IDEA #13: When not to take an overseas assignment
IDEA #14: The virtues of exchanging favours
IDEA #15: Going on leave? Mind the career gap
IDEA #16: You are so clever! Flattery and the boardroom...
IDEA #17: Avoid choice overload: ‘keep it simple, stupid’
IDEA #18: Why we’re anchored to what we know..
IDEA #19: The negative impact of the superstar
IDEA #20: The value of caring
IDEA #21: Take every email with a pinch of salt
IDEA #22: Anger management: she needs it, he doesn’t
IDEA #23: Why emotional inconsistency is the worst trait in a manager
IDEA #24: How to catch a feeling
IDEA #25: The antisocial network
IDEA #26: Why being boring can make you a brilliant CEO..
IDEA #27: How to tell if a leader is lying
IDEA #28: Your willpower levels are precious and finite
IDEA #29: The optimistic salesperson
IDEA #30: Stress leads to poor decision-making
IDEA #31: To opt in, or to opt out?
IDEA #32: Rational man is dead. Salute the animal spirit
IDEA #33: I can see your halo
IDEA #34: To get to the C-suite, be a generalist
IDEA #35: The two yous.
IDEA #36: Work stress? Go for a run.
IDEA #37: The power of peer pressure
IDEA #38: The benefits of believing in immanent justice
IDEA #39: It’s lonely at the top
IDEA #40: It’s not what you said, it’s how you said it
IDEAS ABOUT PERFORMANCE..
IDEA #41: Find out when you’re in the zone
IDEA #42: To really improve, just do it
IDEA #43: To decide alone is to make a bad decision
IDEA #44: If you can’t measure it, it’s likely to be rubbish
IDEA #45: That’s my (one) goal 97
IDEA #46: Don’t pretend you can always control your emotions
IDEA #47: Boost creativity by making the workplace an emotional roller coaster
IDEA #48: Escaping the cycle of responsiveness
IDEA #49: Want to do the right thing? Wait a moment…...
IDEA #50: Online procrastination – the key to higher productivity
IDEA #51: When customers will put up with rude service
IDEA #52: It’s easier to be forgiven than to ask for permission
IDEA #53: Want to win? Start by losing (a little)
IDEA #54: Working on an acquisition? Seller, beware!
IDEA #55: How social networks share knowledg
IDEA #56: I’m in charge – check my paycheque
IDEA #57: Great performance, but I regress
IDEA #58: A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush
IDEA #59: The hidden evil of stereotype threats
IDEA #60: How to turn that black swan white
IDEA #61: Kick the habit
IDEA #62: The biology of risk-taking
IDEA #63: Do you have a Pareto or a long tail?
IDEA #64: Six seconds to land your dream job
IDEA #65: Tell stories, not facts
IDEA #66: How to avoid buying a lemon
IDEA #67: Flawed headhunting
IDEA #68: Do I have a choice?
IDEA #69: What not to write
IDEA #70: F**k that hurts! How swearing eases the pain
IDEA #71: When you should turn that frown upside down
IDEA #72: How to become Mr Charismatic, JFK-style
IDEA #73: My greatest weakness? I’m a perfectionist…...
IDEA #74: Start-up where you started from...
IDEA #75: How to expand time
IDEA #76: Let’s not pull an all-nighter
IDEA #77: Keeping out the fifth column
IDEA #78: How to pick your next leader
IDEA #79: Repetition, repetition, repetition
IDEA #80: Strike a pose, feel the power
IDEA #81: Progress – the most important motivator of all
IDEA #82: Elbow grease – the value generator
IDEA #83: Getting creative? Get distracted
IDEA #84: Avoid the planning fallacy
IDEA #85: I think the question you’re trying to ask is…...
IDEAS ABOUT ORGANISATIONS..
IDEA #86: Why playing the game will get you ahead
IDEA #87: Working from home or shirking from home?
IDEA #88: The paradox of meritocracy – how doing right can lead to wrong
IDEA #89: Power, CEOs, Boards, and extreme strategic deviance
IDEA #90: The myth of CEO experience
IDEA #91: Change, language and history
IDEA #92: MBA students and the cheating bug
IDEA #93: Is your office making you sick?
IDEA #94: Strong culture, reliable performance
IDEA #95: Strategy, leaders and leadership harmony
IDEA #96: Need to manage a negative rumour? Challenge its credibility.
IDEA #97: How management myths are formed
IDEA #98: Why you should offer surgery with a free lollipop
IDEA #99: It’s why, not what, that matters
IDEA #100: Competition in the workplace
IDEA #101: Face time countsAcknowledgements