Yesterday we brought you Larry Sharpe, Managing Director of the Neo-Sage Group. He may no longer be in the marines, but the attitudes and principles he learned have stuck with him. (If you missed Larry, go back and listen here.)
But, no man is an island – military personnel included. Larry Sharpe’s favorite resources all deal with finding the creative, counter-intuitive ways of thinking in business – whether it’s learning about the incentives that really motivate people or drilling to the heart of a company’s purpose.
1. Emotional Intelligence by Daniel Goleman
All good communication starts with EQ. People can’t expect to make progress within a team if they don’t know how each member thinks, feels, and reacts. Goleman’s book redefines what it means to be smart, especially when a lot is on the line.