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    Get momentum to achieve your goals

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  • The secret to becoming a better leader? A good kick in the pants.
    The secret to becoming a better leader? A good kick in the pants.

      In his new book, A Leadership Kick in the Ass, Bill Treasurer doesn’t mince words. Leadership is hard, and sooner or later every leader faces a situation that is literally a kick in the…

  • Conversation: The Ancient Art
    Conversation: The Ancient Art

      Who doesn’t identify with the following scenario? A restaurant hostess escorts several young adults to a table. Literally seconds after being seated, they whip out their smartphones like Ninja warriors with throwing stars. Uh-oh,…

  • Scott Steinberg reveals how to Make Change Work for You
    Scott Steinberg reveals how to Make Change Work for You

    We recently sat down with Scott Steinberg, the Author of Make Change Work for You to talk about change within an organization and how to transform fear into a secret weapon for success. getAbstract: How…

  • getAbstract Challenge 2017
    getAbstract Challenge 2017

    Start the year right and become the most efficient version of yourself. To help your personal and professional development, we’re challenging you to #30DaysOfSummaries with getAbstract from January 2 to 31. Find all details here!

  • Reality trumps passion
    Reality trumps passion

      When he was charting his career course, it’s unlikely that Mike Rowe thought about collecting owl vomit, making charcoal or turning the bones of dead cattle into useful products. Rowe probably didn’t envision himself…

  • Taking the stuffy out of economics
    Taking the stuffy out of economics

      He’s an economics instructor at the renowned Cambridge University. He’s served as a consultant to the World Bank and other prestigious financial institutions. He’s a fellow at the Center for Economic and Policy Research…

  • Your company is only as good as your people
    Your company is only as good as your people

      You’ve reviewed dozens of résumés, sorted out the best applications and invited a handful of qualified candidates for an interview. Now what? Do you hire the person wearing orange? The one that wants a…

  • Your company’s key to success
    Your company’s key to success

      Have you ever wondered how Google and Starbucks stay ahead of the game? The answer might surprise you – they have great learning cultures. In his book, Building an Innovative Learning Organization, Russell Sarder…

  • Wind Beneath your Sales
    Wind Beneath your Sales

      Before he became one of America’s most powerful and wealthiest businessmen and before he launched his presidential campaign in 1994, Ross Perot was arguably the greatest salesman in IBM’s history. He was so good,…