Summer Reading that Strengthens Your Skills

With summaries available in eight digital formats, you can gain the benefit of Soundview Executive Book Summaries wherever you travel during the summer season. Visit Soundview’s Web site to check out these three great new summaries:

Eat People by Andy Kessler. The era of easy money and easy jobs is officially over. Today, we’re all entrepreneurs, and the tides of change threaten to capsize anyone who plays it safe. Taking risks is the name of the game — but how can you tell a smart bet from a stupid gamble? In this summary, Andy Kessler explains how the world’s greatest entrepreneurs don’t just start successful companies — they overturn entire industries, and he offers twelve surprising and controversial rules for these radical entrepreneurs.

What’s Holding You Back? by Robert J. Herbold. Why do managers at all levels sacrifice corporate success by shying away from making the tough decisions? This executive book summary of What’s Holding You Back? explores exactly why managers often hesitate to confront difficult issues and reveals the ten core principles of confident leadership, outlining proven tactics by which managers can confront their inner wimp and highlight their inner courage.

Disciplined Dreaming by Josh Linkner. We live in an era when business cycles are measured in months, not years. The only way to sustain long-term innovation and growth is through creativity — at all levels of an organization. This executive book summary of Disciplined Dreaming shows you how to create profitable new ideas, empower all your employees to be creative, and sustain your competitive advantage over the long-term. Josh Linkner distills his years of experience into a 5-step process that will make creativity easy for you and your organization.

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