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Book Capsules, April 2022

Friday, April 1, 2022

Mindfully Wise Leadership: The Secret of Today's Leaders
Keren Tsuk
Rowman & Littlefield, 168 pp., $30

Through her book, Tsuk advises those who want expert guidance on managing teams in the new world of work. She discusses how to communicate authentically and ways to create spaces for mindfulness in the flow of work. Tsuk also details how leading companies, such as Google, execute the cutting-edge leadership strategies she discusses in the book. Not only does the author explain the benefits of contemporary leadership strategies, she offers readers tips for abandoning old-school leadership behaviors that aren't a match for the future of work.

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The Big Book of HR
Barbara Mitchell and Cornelia Gamlem
Career Press, 352 pp., $26.95

In many organizations, it's not uncommon for talent development practitioners to have some working relationship with HR. This book is a great resource that L&D professionals can turn to for quick primers on all things related to HR. For this 10th anniversary edition, the authors have added new topics on pay equity and transparency; the challenges of remote and distributed workforces; and diversity, equity, and inclusion. They also address several L&D topics; five chapters explore employee development. This book won't answer all of your questions on any given topic, but it is a starting point.

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The Association for Talent Development (ATD) is a professional membership organization supporting those who develop the knowledge and skills of employees in organizations around the world. The ATD Staff, along with a worldwide network of volunteers work to empower professionals to develop talent in the workplace.

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