Tag: Book Reviews

December 6, 2016

Cydcor Reviews The ONE Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results

Learn more about Cydcor, based in Agoura Hills, CA, by visiting our profile on CrunchBase. About The ONE Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results by Gary Keller In today’s fast-paced world, people often try to improve every aspect of their lives at once, but usually aren’t as successful as they’d like to be. Author Gary Keller proposes a simple and powerful concept in this book: focusing on what matters most in our personal and work lives first. Most […]

October 13, 2016

Cydcor Reviews Co-Active Leadership: Five Ways to Lead

About Co-Active Leadership: Five Ways to Lead by Karen and Henry Kimsey-House Karen and Henry Kimsey-House, authors of Co-Active Coaching: Changing Business, Transforming Lives, bring their co-active model to leadership development. Their five-dimensional approach recognizes that leadership needs to be fluid and flexible, and that current top-down, one-dimensional models are outdated. The Kimsey-House duo coined the term “co-active” to describe three elements interacting together: According to the book, “co” represents the relational and receptive aspects of leadership; “active” represents the […]

September 21, 2016

Cydcor Reviews – Peak: Secrets from the New Science of Expertise

About Peak: Secrets from the New Science of Expertise How do you become an expert in something? Many people believe true expertise relies on innate talent, but in Peak: Secrets from the New Science of Expertise, authors Anders Ericsson and Robert Pool dispel that myth with compelling research. Instead, they postulate that the potential for excellence exists within most of us. We simply have to nurture and grow that expertise. Why Cydcor Recommends This Book Cydcor believes in a “work […]

August 13, 2016

Cydcor Reviews Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future by Ashlee Vance

About Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future One of the more well-known faces of entrepreneurship of this decade, Elon Musk has made a name for himself with the companies he has founded. Musk is behind well-known businesses such as PayPal, Tesla Motors, SpaceX, Zip2, and Solar City, and has focused his work on helping to invent the future and push past the normal way of getting things done. Written by technology journalist Ashlee Vance, this […]

May 31, 2016

Cydcor Reviews Strength Based Leadership: Great Leaders, Teams, and Why People Follow

About Strength Based Leadership: Great Leaders, Teams, and Why People Follow Nearly a decade ago, researchers at Gallup concluded a 30-year study of leadership strengths. Over the course of the project, researchers examined over 1 million work teams, supervised over 20,000 interviews with leaders, and spoke with over 10,000 followers about who the most important leaders in their lives were. Strength Based Leadership is the interpretation of that information by best-selling author Tom Rath and prominent leadership consultant Barry Conchie. […]

October 8, 2015

Cydcor Reviews Decisive: How to Make Better Choices in Life and Work

Learn more about what’s going on at the Cydcor office by liking Cydcor on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CydcorLLC About Decisive: How to Make Better Choices in Life and Work by Chip and Dan Heath The Heath brothers’ latest book is focused on better decision-making, introduced through a four-step process to ensure we make the right call. Written in an approachable and readable style, Decisive explores how people make decisions, from including a rock star’s decision making system that works to a CEO’s disastrous […]

October 2, 2015

Back to Business School: Your Fall Reading List

Cydcor encourages ongoing education and professional development. It’s one of our core values. Once we’re out of school we often abandon it altogether. And that’s too bad. Because if you want to get noticed at work you need to keep cracking the books—or tablet, smartphone, or headphones—whichever device works for you. We’ve made personal developmental whole lot easier for you this fall by providing a reading business-focused reading list. There are lots of interesting ideas here that will improve your […]

September 16, 2015

Cydcor Reviews ‘Conscious Business’

About Conscious Business: How to Build Value through Values by Fred Kofman Consciousness plays a large role in organizational business. Building a conscious business means finding your passion and expressing your essential values through work, according to author Fred Kofman. A conscious business also continually builds a viable way to pursue happiness for many of its employees. It calls for solid performances through its community and the dignity of each shareholder. Conscious Business is the definitive resource for achieving what really […]

August 18, 2015

Cydcor Reviews StrengthsFinder 2.0

About StrengthsFinder 2.0 by Tom Rath Most people like to focus on fixing their weaknesses instead of making the most out of their strengths. To help people uncover their talents, the research-based management-consulting group Gallup introduced the first version of its StrengthsFinder online assessment in 2001. StrengthsFinder helped millions find out where they truly stood out. Its sequel, StrengthsFinder 2.0, unveils a new and improved version of the popular assessment. Although it can be read once to learn a few […]

July 20, 2015

Cydcor Reviews Emotional Intelligence 2.0

About Emotional Intelligence 2.0 by Travis Bradberry & Jean Greaves Professionals are always on the lookout for new ways to be better co-workers, managers, and employees. Today’s world is fast-paced, and competition is fierce. The best and most effective tools allow others to manage, adapt, and get ahead of the pack. One of these tools is emotional intelligence. Emotional intelligence allows a person to recognize their own emotions and differentiate between feelings and behavior. Your EQ (emotional quotient) is the […]