We have an opportunity to become The Grittiest Generation, will we take it? Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, I’ve been reading the book Grit by Angela Duckworth. In it, she presents compelling research that it’s the pairing of passion and perseverance, what she calls grit, that makes a person successful.
Peak Book Summary: The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People – Powerful Lessons in Personal Change
“The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People – Powerful Lessons in Personal Change” (‘seven habits’) is by Stephen R. Covey. And it is the best book I’ve read thus far in […]
The famous author and science/policy communicator Vaclav Smil said, “collaboration and augmentation are the foundational principles of innovation.” One cannot make improvements to the world around themselves without collaborative augmentation. […]
Overview: “Multipliers: How The Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter” is an interesting and engaging read that details what it takes for leaders to get the most out of people – […]
Peak Book Summary: Everybody Matters – The Extraordinary Power of Caring for Your People Like Family
“Everybody Matters” by Bob Chapman (CEO of Barry-Wehmiller) & Raj Sisodia (Coauthor of Conscious Capitalism), is one of the best books I have ever read. Broken into […]
In the book Peak Performance by Brian Elms (Innovation Practice lead at Change and Innovation Agency) with J.B. Wogan (Journalist at Governing Magazine), we investigate the new science of success […]
In the book Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die by Chip Heath and Dan Heath, there are six principles presented to help you craft and effectively […]
It is with great pleasure to announce our first ever Peak Performance Celebration (PPC) on Friday, September 30th from 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM in the Webb Municipal Building Atrium. Let’s kickoff […]
A new book from Governing magazine tells the story of the Peak Academy, a four-year old Denver government program that equips frontline workers with problem-solving skills that they take back to […]
Have you ever failed at something? I know I have.
Once a quarter, we will review a book meant to empower workers from all sectors to become better managers and employees. This blog post is based on this quarter’s book […]