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Extreme Ownership | Jocko Willink | TEDxUniversityofNevada

War is hell, but war is also a brutal teacher. War teaches you about brotherhood, honor, humility, and leadership. In this riveting talk, Jocko Willink explains from personal experience how war teaches you the most when things go wrong. Jocko asserts that when a team takes ownership of its problems, the problems get solved.

Sleep is your superpower | Matt Walker

Sleep is your life-support system and Mother Nature's best effort yet at immortality, says sleep scientist Matt Walker. In this deep dive into the science of slumber, Walker shares the wonderfully good things that happen when you get sleep -- and the alarmingly bad things that happen when you don't, for both your brain and body. Learn more about sleep's impact on your learning, memory, immune system and even your genetic code -- as well as some helpful tips for getting some shut-eye.

Why good leaders make you feel safe | Simon Sinek

What makes a great leader? Management theorist Simon Sinek suggests, it's someone who makes their employees feel secure, who draws staffers into a circle of trust. But creating trust and safety — especially in an uneven economy — means taking on big responsibility.


The Future of Leadership: Leadership Shifts in a New World

Professor Ginka Toegel and Francis Pfluger

Ginka Toegel and Francis Pfluger IMD Professor of Organisational Behaviour and Leadership and Senior Learning Manager and Executive Coach at IMD, respectively, explore three leadership mindsets that we are seeing emerge today. 1. Identity shift: From giving answers to asking questions 2. Mindset shift: From power to empower 3. Paradigm shift: The importance of emotional intelligence

Leading Virtual Teams 2.0

Professor Jennifer Jordan

Jennifer Jordan, Professor of Leadership and Organizational Behaviour, IMD, explores how leaders get around these hurdles in order to reach the desired results – both in terms of task and team spirit. She provides some best practices for leading a virtual team.

The 7 deadly sins of virtual communication: Tips for teams

Professor Ina Toegel and Professor Michael Yaziji

In this webinar, professors Ina Toegel and Michael Yaziji share practical tips and hacks to enhance communication rather than stymie it. They explore how a team’s mix of personalities adds up to a collective team response.

Agile decision-making – deciding when you don’t have all the facts

Professor Arnaud Chevallier

Channel your inner Jeff Bezos and make decisions that permit your organization to be forceful yet flexible, says IMD Professor of Strategy Arnaud Chevallier. He shows you how to combine scenario planning and Bayesian thinking in a three-step process to make better decisions under skyrocketing uncertainty.


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The Culture Map: Decoding How People Think, Lead, and Get Things Done Across Cultures

January 5,  2016

by Erin Meyer

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Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams

June 19, 2018

by Matthew Walker PhD

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The Infinite Game

October 15, 2019

by Simon Sinek

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Coaching for Performance Fifth Edition: The Principles and Practice of Coaching and Leadership

Oct 24, 2017

by John Whitmore 

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What Got You Here Won't Get You There: How Successful People Become Even More Successful 

January 9, 2007

by Marshall Goldsmith  and Mark Reiter

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How to Lead: The definitive guide to effective leadership

June 8, 2018

by Jo Owen

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Extreme Ownership

January 1, 2018

by Jocko Willink

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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change

November 19, 2013

by Simon & Schuster

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Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action

September 05, 2017

by Simon Sinek

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How to Win Friends & Influence People 

October 1, 1998

by Dale Carnegie

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Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion

December 26, 2006

by Robert B. Cialdini

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Crucial Conversations Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High

September 9, 2011

by Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny,  Ron McMillan, Al Switzler

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Who Moved My Cheese?: An A-Mazing Way to Deal with Change in Your Work and in Your Life


by Vermilion

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The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More & Change the Way You Lead Forever 

February 29, 2016

by Michael Bungay Stanier 

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