The Best Place to Work: The Art and Science of Creating an Extraordinary Workplace

  • 8h 18m 1s
  • Ron Friedman
  • Gildan Media
  • 2014

In The Best Place to Work, award-winning psychologist Ron Friedman, Ph.D. uses the latest research from the fields of motivation, creativity, behavioral economics, neuroscience, and management to reveal what really makes us successful at work. Combining powerful stories with cutting edge findings, Friedman shows leaders at every level how they can use scientifically-proven techniques to promote smarter thinking, greater innovation, and stronger performance.

In this Audiobook

  • 1. Success Is Overrated: Why Great Workplaces Reward Failure
  • 2. The Power of Place: How Office Design Shapes Our Thinking
  • 3. Why You Should Be Paid to Play
  • 4. What Happy Workplaces Can Learn from a Casino
  • 5. How to Turn a Group of Strangers into a Community
  • 6. The Leadership Paradox: Why Forceful Leaders Develop Less Productive Teams
  • 7. Better Than Money: What Games Can Teach Us About Motivation
  • 8. How Thinking Like a Hostage Negotiator Can Make You More Persuasive, Influential, and Motivating
  • 9. Why the Best Managers Focus on Themselves
  • 10. Seeing What Others Don't: How to Eliminate Interview Blind Spots That Prevent You from Reading People's True Potential
  • 11. What Sports, Politics, and Religion Teach Us About Fostering Pride


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