The theme “be prepared” recurs in so many areas in life, I keep expecting to see it in action. And every once in a while there are some stellar examples of preparation winning the day even if at great cost to the other side that believes in “winging it”.
Don’t just fire that “toxic” employee. Stop, reflect, examine the role your leadership and your organisation played in fostering that toxicity. Then fix it.
While business is already grappling with the need to deliver greater accountability towards the societal context they operate in, politics in liberal democracies is due an overhaul.
The intent does not matter, the impact does. Between intent and impact lies accountability.
I pick social commentary, business books, quirky books on popularity, a business novel and poetry. Most are not on popular lists. Which is why this list is worth a read.