Author Interviews

Steven Overman

http://media.blubrry.com/eatthebankers/p/content.blubrry.com/eatthebankers/STEVEN_OVERMAN.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 19:50 — 9.1MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSListen to Sinclair Noe audio interview with Steven Overman For more information on the book, click the banner The Conscience Economy: How a Mass Movement for Good is Great for Business by Steve Overman A generation of people around the world, from Boston to Bangkok, from New York to New Delhi, are making everyday choices in ways that defy traditional logic. They are judging where and how their clothes were made, not just how they fit. They are thinking global but buying local. They are spending their money and their time, forming loyalties, casting votes and even enjoying entertainment based increasingly upon their desire to make a positive impact on others and the world around them. This new generation believes they can and must make the world better, and they expect business and government to get with the program. The implications of the Conscience Economy are not “soft.” Ignore it, and your consumer or voter base will rebel, using a host of free tools and cheap connectivity to spread their rejection to peers around the world in real time. Leverage it, and Conscience Culture is a wellspring of financial upside. The Conscience Economy is the must-read guide to this unprecedented shift in human motivation and behavior. Author Steven Overman provides context, inspiration and some basic tools to help readers reframe how they evolve and grow whatever it is they lead—whether it’s a community, a business, …

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Author Interviews

Lawrence Cunningham

http://media.blubrry.com/eatthebankers/p/content.blubrry.com/eatthebankers/LAWRENCE_CUNNINGHAM.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 19:50 — 9.1MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSListen to Sinclair Noe interview author Lawrence Cunningham For more information on the book, click the banner Berkshire Beyond Buffett: The Enduring Value of Values by Lawrence Cunningham Berkshire Hathaway, the $300+ billion conglomerate that Warren Buffett built, is among the world’s largest and most famous corporations. Yet, for all its power and celebrity, few people understand Berkshire, and many assume it cannot survive without Buffett. This book challenges that assumption. In a comprehensive portrait of the corporate culture that unites Berkshire’s subsidiaries, Lawrence Cunningham unearths the traits that assure the conglomerate’s perpetual prosperity. Riveting stories of each subsidiary’s origins, triumphs, and journey to Berkshire reveal how managers generate economic value from intangibles like thrift, integrity, entrepreneurship, autonomy, and a sense of permanence. Berkshire Beyond Buffett explores not only what will happen to Berkshire after Buffett, but presents all of Berkshire behind Buffett, the inspiring managerial luminaries, innovative entrepreneurs, and devotees of deep values that define this esteemed organization. Whether or not you are convinced that Berkshire can endure without Buffett, the book is full of management lessons for small and large businesses, entrepreneurs, family firms, and Fortune 500 CEOs. Enjoy entertaining tales from Berkshire’s 50 main subsidiaries, including Dairy Queen, GEICO, Benjamin Moore, Fruit of the Loom, BNSF, Justin, Pampered Chef, Marmon, Clayton Homes, FlightSafety, and more.

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Author Interviews

Rick Lindquist

http://media.blubrry.com/eatthebankers/p/content.blubrry.com/eatthebankers/RICK_LINDQUIST.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 20:25 — 9.3MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSListen to Sinclair Noe audio interview with Rick Lindquist For more information on the book, click the banner The End of Employer-Provided Health Insurance: Why It’s Good for You and Your Company by Paul Zane Pilzer and Rick Lindquist How to save 20 to 60 percent on health insurance! The End of Employer-Provided Health Insurance is a comprehensive guide to utilizing new individual health plans to save 20 to 60 percent on health insurance. This book is written to ensure that you, your family, and your company get your fair share of the trillions of dollars the U.S. government will spend subsidizing individual health insurance plans between now and 2025. You will learn how to navigate the Affordable Care Act to save money without sacrificing coverage, and how to choose the plan that offers exactly what you, your family and your company need. Over the next 10 years, 100 million Americans will move from employer-provided to individually purchased health insurance. The purpose of The End of Employer-Provided Health Insurance is to show you how to profit from this paradigm shift while helping you, your family, and your employees get better and safer health insurance at lower cost. It will help you save thousands of dollars per person each year and protect you from the greatest threat to your financial future—our nation’s broken employer-provided health insurance system. We are at the beginning of a paradigm shift …

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Author Interviews

Stewart Friedman

http://media.blubrry.com/eatthebankers/p/content.blubrry.com/eatthebankers/STEWART_FRIEDMAN.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 19:50 — 9.1MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSListen to Sinclair Noe audio interview with Stewart Friedman. Leading the Life You Want: Skills for Integrating Work and Life by Stewart Friedman. For more information on the book or to purchase the book, click here: Leading the Life You Want: Skills for Integrating Work and Life by Stewart Friedman “For nearly thirty years, my life’s work has been to help people like you find ways to bring the often warring aspects of life into greater harmony.” — Stew Friedman, from Leading the Life You Want You’re busy trying to lead a “full” life. But does it really feel full—or are you stretched too thin? Enter Stew Friedman, Wharton professor, adviser to leaders across the globe, and passionate advocate of replacing the misguided metaphor of “work/life balance” with something more realistic and sustainable. If you’re seeking “balance” you’ll never achieve it, argues Friedman. The idea that “work” competes with “life” ignores the more nuanced reality of our humanity—the interaction of four domains: work, home, community, and the private self. The goal is to create harmony among them instead of thinking only in terms of trade-offs. It can be done. Building on his national bestseller, Total Leadership, and on decades of research, teaching, and practice as both consultant and senior executive, Friedman identifies the critical skills for integrating work and the rest of life. He illustrates them through compelling original stories of these remarkable people: • …

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Author Interviews

Geoffrey James

http://media.blubrry.com/eatthebankers/p/content.blubrry.com/eatthebankers/GEOFFREY_JAMES.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 19:50 — 9.1MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSListen to the audio interview with Sinclair Noe and Geoffrey James: For more info or to buy the book, click the banner: Business Without the Bullsh*t: 49 Secrets and Shortcuts You Need to Know by Geoffrey James In BUSINESS WITHOUT THE BULLSH*T, James explains how to clear the clutter from your work life so you can achieve real and lasting success. You’ll learn how to: Earn the respect of your peers Find and keep your dream job Use layoffs to build your career Give unforgettable presentations Neutralize workplace bullies Nail that all-important email Achieve lasting career security Full of the bluntest secrets from the most successful workers, BUSINESS WITHOUT THE BULLSH*T gives you the essence of what you need to know to achieve a successful and meaningful career in the business world. Other books by Geoffrey James:

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Author Interviews

Martin Wolf

http://media.blubrry.com/eatthebankers/p/content.blubrry.com/eatthebankers/MARTIN_WOLF_10-31-2014.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 19:50 — 9.1MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSSinclair Noe interviews Martin Wolf. Listen to audio here. Click here for more information or to buy the book. The Shifts and the Shocks: What We’ve Learned—and Have Still to Learn—from the Financial Crisis by Martin Wolf From the chief economic commentator for the Financial Times, a brilliant tour d’horizon of the new global economy and its trajectory There have been many books that have sought to explain the causes and courses of the financial and economic crisis which began in 2007–8. The Shifts and the Shocks is not another detailed history of the crisis, but the most persuasive and complete account yet published of what the crisis should teach us about modern economies and economics. The book identifies the origin of the crisis in the complex interaction between globalization, hugely destabilizing global imbalances and our dangerously fragile financial system. In the eurozone, these sources of instability were multiplied by the tragically defective architecture of the monetary union. It also shows how much of the orthodoxy that shaped monetary and financial policy before the crisis occurred was complacent and wrong. In doing so, it mercilessly reveals the failures of the financial, political and intellectual elites who ran the system. The book also examines what has been done to reform the financial and monetary systems since the worst of the crisis passed. “Are we now on a sustainable course?” Wolf asks. “The answer is no.” He …

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Author Interviews

Geoffrey Moore – Crossing the Chasm, 3rd Edition: Marketing and Selling Disruptive Products to Mainstream Customers

http://media.blubrry.com/eatthebankers/p/content.blubrry.com/eatthebankers/GEOFRREY_MOORE.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 19:50 — 9.1MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS The bible for bringing cutting-edge products to larger markets—now revised and updated with new insights into the realities of high-tech marketing In Crossing the Chasm, Geoffrey A. Moore shows that in the Technology Adoption Life Cycle—which begins with innovators and moves to early adopters, early majority, late majority, and laggards—there is a vast chasm between the early adopters and the early majority. While early adopters are willing to sacrifice for the advantage of being first, the early majority waits until they know that the technology actually offers improvements in productivity. The challenge for innovators and marketers is to narrow this chasm and ultimately accelerate adoption across every segment. This third edition brings Moore’s classic work up to date with dozens of new examples of successes and failures, new strategies for marketing in the digital world, and Moore’s most current insights and findings. He also includes two new appendices, the first connecting the ideas in Crossing the Chasm to work subsequently published in his Inside the Tornado, and the second presenting his recent groundbreaking work for technology adoption models for high-tech consumer markets.

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