Knowledge Library

Curated by BPI Network staff

Recommended Reading

The Leader Habit: Master the Skills You Need to Lead--in Just Minutes a Day - Martin Lanik
Habit formation can speed success in the workplace as well--even in complex areas like leadership. The Leader Habit spotlights 22 essential leadership abilities, breaking them down into a series of small, learnable behaviors. The accompanying 5-minute exercises help you practice each of these new skills until they stick. Drawn from a study of hundreds of leaders across the globe, the book's simple formula focuses on developing one skill at a time: sell the vision, delegate well, innovate often, empower others, overcome resistance, build strategic relationships, focus on customers, listen actively, negotiate effectively, and more.

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Digital Transformation from the Inside Out: Work Smarter, Increase Productivity and Create a Vibrant - Marcus Dervin

On this digital age, it's crucial to leverage the latest technologies to give your organisation the edge. With Digital Transformation your organisation can: become more competitive through innovation and collaboration, get work done faster and better than ever before, attract and retain top talent who want to work dynamically, become the disruptor rather than the disrupted. But how can you achieve this where so many have failed? In Digital Transformation from the Inside Out, Marcus Dervin shares a unique approach and framework to help your organisation avoid becoming obsolete and realise its true potential.

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Crushing It!: How Great Entrepreneurs Build Their Business and Influence and How You Can, Too - Gary Vaynerchuk
In his 2009 international bestseller Crush It, Gary insisted that a vibrant personal brand was crucial to entrepreneurial success, In Crushing It, Gary explains why that's even more true today, offering his unique perspective on what has changed and what principles remain timeless. He also shares stories from other entrepreneurs who have grown wealthier and not just financially than they ever imagined possible by following Crush It principles.

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Internet of Things: Digitize or Die: Transform your organization. Embrace the digital evolution... - Nicolas Windpassinger
Understand, master, and survive the Internet of Things with one simple and pragmatic methodology broken down into four steps. Digitize or Die is used by front-line business decision makers to digitize their strategy, portfolio, business model, and organization. This book describes what the IoT is, its impacts and consequences, as well as how to leverage the digital transformation to your benefit.

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Firestarters: How Innovators, Instigators, and Initiators Can Inspire You to Ignite Your Own Life - Raoul Davis Jr, Kathy Palokoff, Paul Eder

What is the difference between those bold enough to pursue their dreams and others who never get comfortable enough to ignite their lives? The doers are "Firestarters" and, because of them, the world is a much different, and often, better place. This motivational how-to book provides insights into the crucial difference between people who make things happen and those who only think about making an impact. Based on research from many disciplines and interviews with professionals at the top of their fields, Firestarters creates a complete roadmap to achieve personal success and make an impact in the world.

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Digital Transformation: Build Your Organization's Future for the Innovation Age - Lindsay Herbert
Innovation in the face of major external change is critical for any organization's success, but attempting to do so often leads to more questions than actions: Where do you start? How do you get the right resources? How should work be implemented? What data should you measure? For the first time, these questions are answered in a single book that covers the end-to-end execution of digital transformation – from leadership-level strategy, to on-the-ground team implementation. With the biggest revelation of all, Herbert argues, being that true digital transformation only needs to happen once because, at its core, it means becoming more adaptive to change itself.

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Make Elephants Fly - Steven S. Hoffman

Make Elephants Fly is unusual in that it became a huge hit in China six months before the US launch. How did this happen? A year ago, practically no one knew Captain Hoff in China. Now his book is a best-seller. Through his own experience and dozens of case studies, Hoffman explains the process of radical innovation, showing step-by-step what it takes to innovate in the most competitive market on earth. His insights are invaluable, not only for entrepreneurs, but anyone who needs to innovate on their job. 

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