Book Review: iPhone Millionaire

SocialFish

In this series of posts about social media books, I invite the author to share something about themselves and why they wrote the book, and what in the book might be of particular interest to association or nonprofit audiences. . So that is why I wrote the book.

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Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Books and Quotes for Rethinking.

Idea Architects

Books and Quotes for Rethinking Work. The five books listed above offer fresh perspectives that can be a catalyst for conversation and new ways of being and organizing in the workplace. Book links: 12 Elements of Great Managing by Rodd Wagner and James K. Dec 2002 (6).

Don’t Close the Book on Indie Bookstores Just Yet

Associations Now

1,632 The number of members the American Booksellers Association has—down from 2,400 in 2002, but up after a period of recent declines, according to The New York Times. Sales of electronic books, which have bypassed many independent book retailers, represented a fifth of the $15 billion U.S.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: This is How You Recognize.

Idea Architects

Encouraging the Heart is the fifth and final practice of extraordinary leaders outlined in The LeadershipChallenge , the seminal work of Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner, and further explored in a book devoted exclusively to the practice. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2).

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Loving and Living the Questions

Idea Architects

“I beg you to have patience with everything unresolved in your heart and try to love the questions themselves as if they were locked rooms or books written in a very foreign language. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3).

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: There Really Is a Simpler Way

Idea Architects

a simpler way, the wonderful book co-authored by Margaret Wheatley and Myron Kellner-Rogers, continues to guide my thinking about organizations. We love this book and quoted it in ours, for obvious reasons :). Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3).

The Wooden Hanger Theory of Productivity and Satisfaction

Idea Architects

Designers also like to organize books on shelves by color which seems totally wrong to me, but I get their intention. Guess I need to shut up about that designer book organizing. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3).

Thinking and thriving

Aaron Wolowiec

After serving as an association executive for more than 10 years, De Cagna launched his company in 2002 to challenge association boards, CEOs and executives to build their organizations to thrive in an uncertain future. Q: Who should read this book?

Becoming You: 9 Questions & 6 Resources on Authenticity

Idea Architects

Speak (2002). Particularly useful for individuals contemplating striking out on their own, this book helps you explore the qualities of your own personal brand, a term I know causes some to recoil a bit since your identify isnt a product per se. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4).

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Beware of Binders Becoming.

Idea Architects

In his book, Whoosh: Business in the Fast Lane , author Tom McGehee talks about techniques he developed in Ernst & Youngs Accelerated Solutions Environment (ASE) to help companies achieve radical innovation. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3).

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Beware of Functional Fixedness

Idea Architects

In his popular book, Drive , Dan Pink tells the story of Karl Duncker and his candle experiment , a challenge that can only be solved if the participants interrupt their cognitive biases and literally think outside the box. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2).

Conferences Aren't Serious About Networking Unless

Idea Architects

For smaller conferences, have an area with games, puzzles, books and resources similar to what you find in the lobby of an old-fashioned resort. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4).

6 Simple Ways to Facilitate Conference Connections

Idea Architects

In addition to the traditional speaker bio have each presenter share one book and one blog related to their presentation that they consider “must read" and one relevant resources to follow on Twitter, Pinterest, or another similar site. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4).

Building Association Culture from the Get Go

SCD Group

The other day while browsing at a bookstore, I purchased a copy of Indianapolis Colts coach Chuck Pagano’s book Sidelined. The book focuses on his first year as head coach. Dungey coached the Colts starting in 2002.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: The Benefit of the Doubt

Idea Architects

As Meg Wheatley so eloquently says in her book Turning to One Another , "We don’t have to let go of what we believe, but we do need to be curious about what someone else believes.” Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3).

How Associations Are Changing Up School Sunscreen Rules

Associations Now

Similar measures were already on the books in California, New York, Oregon, and Texas, and legislators in Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island are currently working on their own bills. You may not think of sunscreen as medication, but the FDA does, and so do many schools.

Facilitation Friday #1: Anyone Can and Everyone Should

Idea Architects

As Roger Schwarz says in his book, The Skilled Facilitator ,"Being a facilitative leaders means changing how you think in order to change the consequences you help create." Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2).

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Belief Systems as Bridge-Builders.

Idea Architects

As one of my favorite authors, Margaret Wheatley , observes in her wonderful book, Turning to One Another : “ We don’t have to let go of what we believe, but we do need to be curious about what someone else believes.” Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2).

Seen Elsewhere: Resources for Trend Scanning, Gaming, Productivity

Idea Architects

For a great example of gaming in action, watch this 8-minute video on how the New York Public Library engaged 500 people overnight in writing a book about its collections. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2).

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Mission, Vision, Values: Catalysts.

Idea Architects

In 2002, the American Society of Association Executives Foundation identified Meaning Matters as one of the seven emerging issues affecting associations. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4).

2104 Summer Recommended Reading

Holly Duckworth

A few might ask me for what book I am taking on my vacation. Increase your leadership capacity with this book geared specifically for association leaders. If you or your organization wish to do anything “new” they must read this book!

Leadership Limerick: One Ending is Another Beginning

Idea Architects

Im assembling all 52 limericks into an e-book of sorts that will be available for download sometime in early 2012. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4).

Crucial Conversations

Plexus Consulting

There’s a great book that helps address crucial conversations. Authors are Patterson, Grenny, McMillan and Switzler, published in 2002 by McGraw Hill, and subsequently a New York Times bestseller. You can Goggle the book notes or buy the book (or both). By Virgil Carter How are you at crucial conversations? Crucial conversations are those situations in which you are involved with others, in which the outcomes and the relationships are at stake.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Facilitation Friday #15: Tools for.

Idea Architects

Help Me Understand : Another option is an exercise called Help Me Understand from the book Gamestorming. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4). Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects.

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Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Facilitation Friday #26: Silence as.

Idea Architects

While Im not sure I agree with all of her assertions, Susan Cain explores the need for a quiet revolution in her book, Quiet: The Power of Introverts. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4).

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Seen Elsewhere: Building Creative.

Idea Architects

Books like The Medici Effect , by Frans Johannson, and Where Good Ideas Come From , by Steven Johnson, confirm what weve long known: innovation in one field often occurs when an idea from another is associated into a new context. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2).

Facilitation Friday #25: Five Keys to Strategy Discussions

Idea Architects

In his book Good Strategy/Bad Strategy , Richard Rumelt adds a bit more detail to the definition, offering the three-prong framework that certainly reflects my beliefs and approach. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3).

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Five Lessons from the Road

Idea Architects

Author of the great book, Reality is Broken , and game designer extraordinaire, McGonigal artfully explained how gaming principles can be used to tackle the real challenges facing communities, countries, and organizations. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2).

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Making Sponsorship Special Again

Idea Architects

Beck noted in their book, The Attention Economy , everyone suffers from some form of attention-deficit disorder given the myriad of messages bombarding our senses all day long. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3).

Small Groups Of Friends Are The Key To Influence Not Swaying Influential People

Velvet Chainsaw

Malcolm Gladwell first described The Law of the Few in his 2002 book The Tipping Point. Tweet. Finding and using influential people is a myth says social behavior researcher Paul Adams , author of Grouped: How small groups of friends are the key to influence on the social web.

What Is Your Transparency Architecture?

SocialFish

Way back in 2003, Don Tapscott (of Wikinomics fame) and David Ticoll wrote a book called the Naked Corporation , and they have some good examples of companies that embraced transparency (without it necessarily being about salaries).

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: The Value of the Visual: Facilitation.

Idea Architects

You should read their books and follow their blogs and Tweets. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4). Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas.

Moneyball and Management Innovation

Jamie Notter

Books: Jamie Notter. It’s written by Olivier Blanchard, author of the book Social Media ROI and the Brandbuilder blog. At the end of the 2002 season the Boston Red Sox offered Billy Beane a job. Books and Reading. Buy the Book. Consulting. Speaking. About.

What Does Resiliency Really Mean for Nonprofit Leaders and Their Organizations?

Beth Kanter

As we describe it in our book, The Happy Healthy Nonprofit , burnout is a state of emotional, mental, and physical exhaustion that occurs when we feel overwhelmed by too many demands, too few resources, and too little recovery time. Flickr Photo by J Ronald Lee.

Associations at Odds Over Proposed Massachusetts Ban on Noncompete Clauses

Associations Now

61 % The increase in court decisions regarding noncompete agreements between 2002 and 2012, according to a study conducted for the Wall Street Journal by the law firm Beck Reed Riden LLP. Most states have a version of this bill already on the books.

Managing Change in Associations – Part 2

SCD Group

One that I like is the GE Workout (Dave Ulrich, et al, McGraw Hill 2002). If that sounds like what you want, read the book, then find an outside facilitator to help make it happen. I asked one of my mentors -- Barry Schapiro (bio below) to guest blog on association leadership.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: I Want ASAE to Fail. And You.

Idea Architects

I really like how Peter Sims frames this in his book, Little Bets. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4). Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas.

It's good to step back every now and then

Idea Architects

Looking back If I judged my success since founding Idea Architects in 2002 by business volume alone, it’s been a nice decade for the most part. And I'll be spe nding more time reading and writing I’m flattered that people periodically tell me “You need to write a book.”

Why Komen Was Destined to Clash with Social Media

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The concepts in Jamie Notter and Maddie Grant’s book Humanize hold some insights into what might have gone wrong at Komen. Since 2002, the Komen has grown from $92.6 This is a guest post by Kami Watson Huyse, CEO of Zoetica Media and editor of the Communications Overtones blog.

Plexus Consulting Group?: Crucial Conversations

Plexus Consulting

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