Bob Sutton has penned a new exclusive piece for LinkedIn. As the old saying goes, “the road to hell is paved with good intentions.” Consider the onslaught of cognitive overload that so many of us contend with in our jobs. Here is an example from where I work. A few weeks ago, I was sitting… Read more »
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Best-selling author of Scaling Up Excellence, Bob Sutton, was interviewed for this Inc. piece on his “rules for scaling up with the fewest possible growing pains.” There’s no point in the growth of a company where you can focus on grand strategy and let the tactical details take care of themselves. At each stage of… Read more »
In an article at INC., Bob Sutton provides one of “6 Tips for Managing Millennials.” Performance appraisals are old school and impersonal. They tend to draw comparisons to other employees, and Millennials don’t want to be graded on a curve. They want direct, personal feedback on their projects in real time, not just blanket feedback… Read more »
Bob Sutton was a guest on Marketplace to discuss “The pros and cons of a 30-hour work week.” Listen above. [Marketplace.org]
Bob garnered the #10 spot in the American Management Association’s List of the 30 Most Influential Leaders. Thirty individuals have been identified as the top leaders who influenced business in 2014, according to a poll conducted by American Management Association (AMA). Heading the list of management thought leaders are authors John Maxwell, Malcolm Gladwell, and… Read more »
Bob has just published a new piece, “The Dark Side of Scaling Up: Will You Want to Live in What You Build?” My Stanford colleague Huggy Rao and I devoted seven years to learning about what it takes to scale up excellence in organizations. We studied how leaders and teams build and identify pockets of… Read more »
Follow Bob’s @work_matters feed if you haven’t already. The reality checker. In my experience, most business writers tend to pull their punches. Sutton is the kind of no-nonsense plain talker who would and did publish a book entitled The No Asshole Rule. His Twitter feed is equally outspoken. [Inc.com]
Talk Like TED (Gallo), Show & Tell (Roam), and Scaling Up Excellence (Sutton & Rao) have all been named Best Books of the Year in the Business category at Amazon.
Bob recently closed the Stanford+Connects Seattle event, Micro Lectures. Watch him condense the keynote based on his new book, Scaling Up Excellence, into a ten-minute presentation.
Huggy and Bob’s book was named a must-read by Jeff Haden at Inc. Every startup hopes to scale. But how do you scale when your business is, largely, an extension of you? How do you spread your beliefs and foster the right behaviors so your company not only grows but improves? Scaling Up Excellence shows… Read more »