• getAbstract International Book Award 2022: The Winners
    getAbstract International Book Award 2022: The Winners

    This year, getAbstract honors five outstanding books in three categories and two languages. Here are the best titles of the year.

  • “You’ve Got to Understand How the Work You Try to Improve Gets Done.”
    This 12 min. read saves you up to 4 hours
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    “You’ve Got to Understand How the Work You Try to Improve Gets Done.”

    Brandon Carson, author of L&D’s Playbook for the Digital Age, believes L&D must focus on performance readiness and recognize the potential for on-the-job learning and development – especially in tough economic times.

  • “Unlock Your Greatness by Working on the Hard Things.”
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    “Unlock Your Greatness by Working on the Hard Things.”

    Accomplishing something that makes you proud starts with picking the right goal. Author and entrepreneur Michael Bungay Stanier explains the ingredients of a “worthy goal” and shares best practices for working toward it.

  • “You Don’t Have to Be Old and Wise to Do What’s Right.”
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    “You Don’t Have to Be Old and Wise to Do What’s Right.”

    G. Richard Shell explains the value of honest, moral behavior for both individuals and organizations.

  • A Book You Can’t Open Too Early – Make Sure You Don’t Open It Too Late
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    A Book You Can’t Open Too Early – Make Sure You Don’t Open It Too Late

    Why The Burnout Fix by Jacinta M. Jiménez is the legitimate winner of the 2021 Readers’ Choice Award.

  • Groundbreaking Research and Advice
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    Groundbreaking Research and Advice

    With Noise, Daniel Kahneman, Olivier Sibony and Cass R. Sunstein have published a book that will improve your decision-making processes forever.

  • Vote Now for Your Book of the Year!
    Vote Now for Your Book of the Year!

    Cast your vote for the 2021 Readers’ Choice Award.

  • The Shortlist Is Here!
    This 2 min. read saves you up to 31 hours
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    The Shortlist Is Here!

    getAbstract announces the finalists of the 2021 getAbstract International Book Award

  • What Is Awarded – and Why?
    What Is Awarded – and Why?

    All about the criteria of the getAbstract International Book Award, the jury and the selection process.

  • “We’re Not Going to Eliminate the Chaos!”
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    “We’re Not Going to Eliminate the Chaos!”

    Leadership expert and drummer Jim Boneau knows: Even in noisy and confusing conditions, you can find your rhythm – and that of your colleagues. That’s why the “Rumble Zone” is all about one thing: listening.