Posts Under: FISD Reads

Two-Minute Takeaways: Leap by Howard Yu

Some FISD members recently read Leap: How to Thrive in a World Where Everything Can Be Copied by Howard Yu. Yu holds a PhD from Harvard Business School. He serves as a LEGO professor of management and innovation at the International Institute for Management Development where he directs the university’s Advanced Management Program for executives. He’s provided training to top companies such as Maersk, Electrolux, Mars, and Daimler. Below is a summary of some of the book’s most important takeaways for FISD members, according to FISD Reads group leader Hope “Hope-rah” Wilkes. more

Two-Minute Takeaways: Thinking in Bets by Annie Duke

Some FISD members recently read Thinking in Bets: Making Smarter Decisions When You Don’t Have All the Facts by Annie Duke. Duke is a professional poker player who succeeds because she makes rational, coolheaded decisions at the card table. Below is a summary of some of the book’s most important takeaways for FISD members, according to FISD Reads group leader Hope “Hope-rah” Wilkes. more

Two-Minute Takeaways: Powerful by Patty McCord

Some FISD members recently read Powerful: Building a Culture of Freedom and Responsibility by Patty McCord. Prior to writing the book, McCord served as Chief Talent Officer at Netflix where she was co-creator of the famed Netflix Culture Deck. Below are some of the book’s most important takeaways, according to FISD Reads group leader Hope “Hope-rah” Wilkes.

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