The Best Business Book of 2011 was chosen by Soundview’s editorial board and a poll of Soundview’s subscribers, from a group of five titles nominated by the Soundview editorial staff. The nominated titles were chosen from among the 30 best business books of 2011 as summarized by Soundview Executive Book Summaries.
Authored by Josh Linkner, Disciplined Dreaming shows companies how to create profitable new ideas, empower all employees to be creative, and sustain their competitive advantage over the long term. Josh Linkner distills his years of experience into a 5-step process that makes creativity easy for any organization.
The author will be presented the 2011 Longman Award in the upcoming month. The publisher of Disciplined Dreaming, Jossey-Bass, an Imprint of Wiley, will also receive the Longman Award at the same event.
Rebecca Clement, along with Soundview’s editorial staff and a select group of business experts, hand-select books to summarize based on a rigorous selection process in which each book must contain cutting-edge ideas and have immediate value for readers. Topics range from management, finance, marketing, leadership and economics to sales, small business and career success techniques.
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Founded in 1978, Soundview pioneered the concept of distilling the key points and ideas of full-length business books into easy-to-read 8-page text and 20-minute audio summaries — helping readers maximize time and business intelligence. In recent years they have augmented the summaries with author interviews, weekly author webinars, and video interviews with top executives in the trenches of American business. With a worldwide subscriber base exceeding 500,000, Soundview’s customers include C-Suite executives, managers, entrepreneurs, business consultants, academics and students.
As the global leader in business content summarization, Soundview Executive Book Summaries is a part of Philadelphia, Pa-based Concentrated Knowledge Corporation. For more information on Soundview or to read the summary of Disciplined Dreaming, visit their website at www.summary.com/