Off the Shelf is a new book discussion podcast series brought to you by The Conference Board. Each 30-minute episode allows our listeners to hear directly from authors of recently released books that focus on timely and relevant topics related to business management, human capital strategy, finance, the economy, policy or governance.
A Conversation With Rohit Bhargava and Jennifer Brown About Their Book, Beyond Diversity: 12 Non-Obvious Ways to Build a More Inclusive World
Beyond Diversity: 12 Non-Obvious Ways to Build a More Inclusive World presents insights from conversations with over 200 diversity, equity, and inclusion experts who attended the inaugural Non-Obvious Beyond Diversity Summit in early 2021. The goal of the summit was to go beyond speaking about diversity to identify ways to take real action.
Gabor George Burt on his book, Slingshot
In this episode of Off the Shelf, our guest Gabor George Burt introduces in his Slingshot book. An integrated, three-pronged approach to make the Blue Ocean principles more actionable: 1) Stretch the definition of the business you’re in and want to extract value from, 2) take consumer satisfaction into “infatuation” implying its transient and needs to be constantly re-invigorated, and 3) look for “innovation shortcuts” by creatively combining existing elements into new solutions.
Manoj Pradhan on his latest book, The Great Demographic Reversal
Global population ageing will soon reach a point where saving for retirement tips over into increased spending and demand for labor. This will result in much higher inflation and interest rates than many of us are expecting currently. Join us to hear Manoj Pradhan, Chief Economist at the independent macroeconomic research firm Talking Heads, on his latest book ‘The Great Demographic Reversal’, which he co-authored with Charles Goodhart.
Dr. Andrew Temte on his new book, 'Balancing Act: Teach Coach Mentor Inspire'
A seasoned executive and mentor with experienced insights on preparing future leaders, Dr. Andrew Temte, CFA, President and Global Head of Corporate Learning at Kaplan North America, firmly believes: “The most important attribute of strong leadership is balance.” In his new book, “Balancing Act: Teach Coach Mentor Inspire,” Dr. Temte shares candid insights and timely lessons about the balance needed to succeed as a leader.
Eric Schwartzman on his new book, 'The Digital Pivot: Secrets of Online Marketing’
Craig Carroll, leader of The Conference Board's Communications Institute, sits down for an engaging talk with Eric Schwartzman about his new book, 'The Digital Pivot: Secrets of Online Marketing’.
Leo Flanagan on his book, 'Thriving in Thin Air'
Feeling anxious or stressed out? You’re not alone as over 40% of the US population has been officially diagnosed with anxiety or depression disorders. To find out how to thrive amidst adversity, join Dr. Leo Flanagan as he discusses his new book: 'Thriving in Thin Air: Developing Resilience in Challenging Times'. Based on neuroscience, Dr. Flanagan shares tangible suggestions for how we can rewire our brains to reduce anxiety and improve our emotional health.