Author Archive | Ron Immink

Is your company designed for delight?

Most firms are parasites that destroy far more than they generate. Most people are not engaged in work. 26% hate their employer. Heart attacks go up by 20% on Monday mornings. That is from “Firms of Endearment, How World Valls Companies Profit from Passion and Purpose”. Hot topic Purpose has become a hot topic.  The signs […]

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Attention Merchants and Bill Bryson

Tim Wu is the author of “The Switch”, which is a book about the history of communication. His latest book is “Attention Merchants; how our time and attention are gathered and sold”. 1833 A similar book, but this time about the history of advertising. Starting with a man called Benjamin H. Day who invented the […]

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Go with the flow

For one of our clients we are doing some consultancy on productivity, change management and innovation. Which brings you quickly to Steve Kotler, who has written two fascinating books on flow. One titled “Stealing Fire” and one titled “The Rise of Superman“. Innovation, what is your organisation’s flow score? Why is this relevant for innovation? Greylock partner […]

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Flow and productivity

Stealing Fire: How Silicon Valley, the Navy SEALs, and Maverick Scientists Are Revolutionising the Way We Live and Work by Steven Kotler, Jamie Wheal Group flow I am a huge fan of Steve Kotler. His book “The age of superman” is a must read for anyone interested in flow, productivity, performance and human resource management. […]

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The end of absence

I am 51. I was alive before the internet. When I read “The Shallows”, I get concerned about what the internet does do to the brains of our children. A start to feel old. Thankfully I picked up “Originals”, where old people are more creative than the internet generation. From that perspective, this is an […]

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The neuroscience behind selling

In Bookbuzz, we are always on the look out for good books about selling. I think we found one. Neuroscience is the new black Neuroscience is starting to appear in lots of books. In books about marketing, ICT, HRM, leadership, technology, etc. Surprisingly less so in sales. Even more surprising, if you know that one […]

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Mental vagabonding

Tim Ferris We are huge fans of Tim Ferris. He is one of our VUCA gurus. I was looking forward to his new book “Tools of Titans: The Tactics, Routines, and Habits of Billionaires, Icons, and World-Class Performers”. Listen to the podcasts instead Just finished the book and it has been a struggle. Not sure […]

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Follow your heart

Random books About 2.2 million books are published each year, and 1% are business books. The chance of picking books outside of the best sellers is sometimes tough. Because of the reviews we do on www.Bookbuzz.biz and LinkedIn, we get introduced to authors, and that brings us into contact with books we would otherwise never have […]

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