Best-selling books

by jacob morgan

Leading with Vulnerability

Unlock Your Greatest Superpower to Transform Yourself, Your Team, and Your Organization

While vulnerability cripples some leaders, how are others are able to tap into it and use it as a superpower?!

Based on 100 CEO interviews & a survey of 14,000 employees, Jacob shares candid stories and never before seen research which shows leaders how to tap into vulnerability the right way to create trust, lead through change, and unlock the potential of those around them. You’ll never lead the same way again!

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"This is a well-researched, compelling book about something we spend far too little time thinking about: Being human. It works."
Author The Song of Significance
"A thoughtful, resourceful read on how leaders can be more candid about their forbles and fears without sacrificing their effectiveness. If you've recognized the importance of vulnerability but aren't sure how to bring it into your workplace, this book is for you."
#1 New York Times bestselling author of THINK AGAIN and HIDDEN POTENTIAL and host of the TED podcast Workfo
"This book is a serious game-changer, because we've been thinking about leadership all wrong. Whether you're a CEO of a Fortune 500 or an entrepreneur with a team of two, Leading with Vulnerability is packed. with strategies and practical tools to help you become a leader who knows how to make an impact"
Bustselling Author Entrepreneur, and Host of The Mor Robbers Podcast
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The Future Leader

9 Skills and Mindsets to SUCCEED in the NEXT DECADE

Do you have what it takes to be an effective leader in the next ten years? Unfortunately, most individuals and organizations can’t answer this question because they don’t even know what leadership will look like in the future. Until now.

There has been a lot written about leadership for the present day but the world is changing quickly. What worked in the past won’t work in the future. We need to know how to prepare leaders who can successfully navigate and guide us through the next decade and beyond.

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"I applaud Jacob in assembling such a powerful and inclusive collection of voices for leaders around the world to learn from. Whether you're a current or future leader, this book is one to read and keep near you."
Ajay Banga
CEO, Mastercard
"Tomorrow always comes. The best leaders make room to imagine it, fund it and fight for it. Jacob Morgan shares important lessons to guide every leader toward the future. Definitely a book worth reading."
Beth Comstock
Author Imagine It Forward, former Vice Chair and CMO, GE
"Jacob's book answers the most pressing questions on the future of leadership. Based on impressive research, this is the guidebook for the next generation of leaders around the world."
Paul Polman
Co-founder and Chair, IMAGINE and former CEO, Unilever
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The Employee Experience Advantage

How to Win the War for Talent by Giving Employees the Workspaces they Want, the Tools they Need, and a Culture they Can Celebrate

Organizations that invest in employee experience are more productive, valuable, attractive, innovative, profitable, and have superior stock performance than those who don’t. These “Experiential Organizations” crush the competition in every metric.

Backed by an extensive research project that looked at over 150 studies and articles, featured extensive interviews with over 150 executives, and analyzed over 250 global organizations, this book clearly breaks down the three environments that make up every single employee experience at every organization around the world (culture, technology, and physical space), how to design for them, and what the tangible ROI is. Filled with case studies, examples, and frameworks, The Employee Experience Advantage guides readers on a journey of creating a place where people actually want to show up to work.

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"Companies that invest time and energy in the employee experience will crush those that don't. This book and the research behind it proves that. Wanna win? Read this!"
President & CEO, T-Mobile US
"Jacob's book shares case studies, research and unique models to demonstrate the incredible value of building amazing teams and transforming how work is done to positively impact business results."
Chuck Robbins
CEO, Cisco
"An inspiring, thoughtful and practical book, filled with specific ideas and concrete examples that make it an indispensable resource for anyone building a purposeful, successful and vibrant organization."
Hubert Joly
CEO, Best Buy
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The Future of Work

Attract New Talent, Build Better Leaders, and Create a Competitive Organization (Wiley, Sept. 2014)

The Future of Work is all about challenging convention around work. It explores and answers several questions such as: How is the world of work changing and what are the trends driving that change? How are these changes impacting the way employees work, the way managers lead, and how organizations are structured? What needs to be done to adapt to these changes?

The future of work breaks down specific principles for employees, managers, and organizations to adopt in order to stay relevant and competitive in a rapidly changing world. Readers will find valuable examples, research, and unique visuals created specifically for this book. The Future of Work has been endorsed by the world’s top business leaders such as the CEO of KPMG, CEO of SAP, CEO of Intuit, CEO of Whirlpool, CEO of Schneider Electric, CEO of Mandalay Entertainment, CEO of PARC, CEO of Zappos, Dan Pink, and Gary Hamel.

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"The Future of Work provides valuable insights that will help organizations seize opportunities in this rapidly changing landscape, transforming a possible vulnerability into a competitive strength."
Global Chairman of KPMG
"Jacob cracks the code on the biggest mystery in the workplace, what it takes to build and sustain a new generation of loyal, engaged, and inspired colleagues. It's impossible to read this book and not challenge the status quo."
Bill mcdermott
"Morgan's book offers a compelling look into the future -- how all of us will work, how many of us will lead, and how organizations themselves must transform in the face of these changes."
Best-selling Author, When, Drive, and To Sell is Human
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The Collaborative Organization

A Strategic Guide to Solving Your Internal Business Challenges Using Emerging Social and Collaborative Tools (McGraw Hil, 2012)

The Collaborative Organization is the first and only comprehensive strategy guide to enterprise/social collaboration in the workplace. It features over 300 pages of content covering topics such as developing and mapping use cases, selecting collaboration vendors, full strategy development, ROI, employee adoption, how to structure a collaboration team, and everything else you would need and want to build out a full-scale collaboration initiative.

The Collaborative Organization features data from an in-depth research project conducted by Chess Media Group as well as pioneering models and concepts around collaboration. The book was endorsed by business leaders such as the CEO of Unisys, CIO of the USA, CMO of Dell, Chair of the MIT Sloan Management Review, Founder and CEO of Craigslist, and many others. The afterword was written by Don Tapscott.

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"This book gets to the very real issues that all companies continue to face. Social and collaborative tools are certainly part of the picture, but Morgan goes beyond this to look at true enterprise wide collaboration that is inextricably tied to business strategy."
Chief Customer Officer, Dell
"A fresh, honest, and actionable guide to internal collaboration. This book delivers practical insight into what it takes to successfully launch, maintain, and evolve the initiatives that are designed to address collaboration challenges unique to your business. A valuable read."
Head of Workplace Experience, Wells Fargo
"Most business leaders understand how critical collaborative tools are to the success of their companies. What they need now is a guide based on hard data and practical experiences that shows how to put those tools to work. Morgan fills that need with this book."
Coauthor, The Second Machine Age and Race Against the Machine and Chair of the MIT Sloan Management Review
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