Back to Human: How Great Leaders Create Connection in the Age of Isolation

Back to Human: How Great Leaders Create Connection in the Age of Isolation

by Dan Schawbel

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ISBN-13: 9780738235011
Publisher: Hachette Books
Publication date: 11/13/2018
Sold by: Hachette Digital, Inc.
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 619,847
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Dan Schawbel is a New York Times bestselling author, partner, and research director at Future Workplace, and the founder of both Millennial Branding and WorkplaceTrends.com. He is the bestselling author of two career books: Promote Yourself and Me 2.0. Through his companies, he's conducted dozens of research studies and worked with major brands including American Express, GE, Microsoft, Virgin, IBM, Coca-Cola, and Oracle. Dan has written countless articles for Forbes, Fortune, TIME, The Economist, and The Harvard Business Review. Considered "one of today's more dynamic young entrepreneurs" by Inc. Magazine, Schawbel has been profiled or quoted in more than 2,000 media outlets, such as NBC's The Today Show, Fox News's Fox & Friends, MSNBC's Your Business, The Steve Harvey Show, The Wall Street Journal, People Magazine, Wired Magazine, GQ, The Economist, and NPR. He has been recognized on several lists including Inc. Magazine's "30 Under 30," Forbes Magazine's "30 Under 30," Business Insider's "40 Under 40," BusinessWeek's "20 Entrepreneurs You Should Follow," and as one of Workforce Magazine's "Game Changers."

Table of Contents

Introduction: How Technology Is Isolating Us at Work xiii

Take the Work Connectivity Index (WCI) Assessment xxi

Part I Master Self-Connection 1

Chapter 1 Focus on Fulfillment 3

Chapter 2 Optimize Your Productivity 28

Chapter 3 Practice Shared Learning 58

Part II Create Team Connection 75

Chapter 4 Promote Diverse Ideas 77

Chapter 5 Embrace Open Collaboration 98

Chapter 6 Reward Through Recognition 115

Part III Build Organizational Connection 133

Chapter 7 Hire for Personality 135

Chapter 8 Engage to Retain 156

Chapter 9 Lead with Empathy 179

Chapter 10 Improve Employee Experiences 203

Conclusion: Become More Human 221

Acknowledgments 227

Notes 231

Index 249

About the Author 263

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