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  • The Best Coaching Question in the World in Just Three Short Words

    October 17th, 2017, Michael Bungay Stanier

    People sometimes get stressed about having to answer questions, but when it really comes down to it, asking the questions is much harder. Think about the most nerve-racking moments of your life and I’ll bet at least a few of them involved asking a question. Will you marry me? Can I have a raise? As… Read More

    Team Member Spotlight: Shannon Cunningham, Success Specialist

    September 25th, 2017, Jordan Harris

    Ever wonder who’s on the other end of the blue chat button? Meet Shannon! She’s the newest member of the BetterBookClub team and came to us in the Success Specialist role! Have a question on how to use certain tools in the app or need book suggestions? She’s your girl. Learn more about Shannon and… Read More

    Excerpt: Live Large: The Achiever’s Guide to What’s Next

    July 28th, 2017, Elizabeth B. Crook

      Live Large: The Achiever’s Guide to What’s Next opens doors for anyone who wants to all of whom they want to be – more powerful, more effective, more satisfied. Regardless of whether you are re-inventing your company, your career or yourself, this is book is where you want to start. One of the most compelling… Read More

    5 Reasons Your Company’s Book Club is Failing

    July 26th, 2017, Arnie Malham

      1. Bosses dictate which books to read and when to read them. Micro managing is rarely the best route for inspiration. Being told what to read and when to read it results in resentful participation at best. Let your team members read what they want when they want. And then recognize and reward them… Read More

    “Think Big, Act Small” by Jason Jennings

    June 30th, 2015, BetterBookClub

    Our Book of the Week is “Think Big, Act Small: How America’s Best Performing Companies Keep the Start-Up Spirit Alive” by Jason Jennings. This book came from our very first BetterBookClub library back in 2006! As we begin to celebrate our nation’s birthday, we couldn’t resist selecting a book that has been with us since… Read More

    Do You Have 2 Seconds to Become a Lean Thinker?

    May 15th, 2015, BetterBookClub

    “2 Second Lean” by Paul A. Akers was brought to my attention when I saw the speaking line-up for the 2015 Gazelles Leadership Summit in Orlando this year. Since BetterBookClub.com is a cultural tool for most organizations, I was eager to learn more about the improvement techniques Akers has implemented into his organization. Akers quickly… Read More

    “2 Second Lean” by Paul Akers

    May 12th, 2015, BetterBookClub

    This week we are in Orlando, FL at the Gazelles, Inc Leadership Summit, presented by Fortune Magazine! ‪Our Book of the Week is “2 Second Lean” by Paul Akers. Today we got to hear Akers speak about the 7 Magic Bullets to Building a Lean Culture. In his book, “2 Second Lean,” Akers emphasizes how… Read More

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