• “Unlock Your Greatness by Working on the Hard Things.”
    This 9 min. read saves you up to 3 hours
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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.”
    This 13 min. read saves you up to 7 hours
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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
    This 3 min. read saves you up to 7 hours
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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
    This 2 min. read saves you up to 10 hours
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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.

  • “We See Ourselves as Providing a Life Jacket in a Deluge of Information.”
    “We See Ourselves as Providing a Life Jacket in a Deluge of Information.”

    The longlist of the getAbstract International Book Award 2021 is here!

  • Our Favorite Books of 2020
    The good old days, when we could still lie in each other's arms: The getAbstract team at the kickoff in Bavaria (Germany) in January 2020. if you turn 180 degrees, you'll see Neuschwanstein Castle.
    This 6 min. read saves you up to 41 hours
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    Our Favorite Books of 2020

    Even a messed-up year can produce fantastic new releases. Here, getAbstract team members share their summary favorites.