This thought puts her in a minority in the modern world, where so many believe that power -- and especially too much power -- is something to guard against. As in the animal kingdom, follow your instincts. An enjoyable and useful read for those who Frankly, I am still reading it and will continue to do so, as the book is not really readable in one sitting. This is a slightly softer approach where customers can keep their existing software licenses but dip their toe in the Oracle Cloud pond and try before they buy. Technology may be black and white, but successful leadership demands an ability to exist in the grey.
Nunno posits the wolf -- a social animal with strong predatory instincts -- as the ideal example of how a leader can adapt and thrive. The book advocates a level of manipulation and non-transparency that will be uncomfortable for many. I'm not sure if it was a bias against Machiavelli or the three words having negative connotations. Sometimes I think that the strong, know-what-they want, often perceived as horrible bosses, get much more done than managers who are too nice. Nunno's book runs to a brief but information-packed 232 pages, complete with illustrations, and takes the form of a tutorial that guides the reader through Machiavelli's theories while setting them in a 21st-century context. I love the cover and hope you will too. While a natural tendency might be to surround yourself with like-minded people, the opposite approach could create the churn that leads to success.
Your input was thoughtful, constructive and all-around amazing so please know how much I and the design team for the book appreciated it. I would rather have a good, inspirational leader, than a person who is friendly, respectful, but weak. They include Power lion vs lamb , Manipulation snake vs dove , and warfare shark vs dolphin. Face-to-face meetings with them are of great importance. Wolf Approach to Manipulation: Jr.
My key takeaway from this fast read is to tailor how we behave to the situation, be clear that serving our peers does not always equal serving the enterprise, and remember that This is a provocative book that is worth reading by anyone who works in information technology. For any customer who has been through a painful software upgrade, this program can sound appealing. Then make sure you are ready to handle the training and change management issues that may arise when software changes arrive, sometimes before users are ready for them. The dichotomies have a Myers Briggs type self evaluation to determine your natural bent on each. Are you locked-in or do you have still have choice? The introduction was, in my opinion, purposely provocative, and set the stage for the book. Preferably really big, and really scaring looking.
There were some gender issues in the cover as well, which we resolved by taking out the figure of a person entirely and focusing on the big scary wolf. I learned to do this when I worked for a consumer products company. Nunno posits the wolf — a social animal with strong predatory instincts — as the ideal example of how a leader can adapt and thrive. Before I blogged again, I wanted to be sure to finish the book I asked your input on, and which you so generously provided. I hope Tina does not abandon this line, because his sharp pen can further research into the subject and allowing us to open in little more eyes to how things are. As Italian political philosopher Niccolo Machiavelli implied, you're either predator or prey, and the animal you most resemble determines your position on the food chain.
This peaked my curiosity to read it. But neither do you have to be a super nice person. Technology may be black and white, but successful leadership demands an ability to exist in the grey. If they like golf, the information we provide them includes golf analogies. There are many books around about the light side of collaborative manag What a breath of fresh air to read a book that not only acknowledges the darker side of management but equips you to deal with it.
As I read each chapter, I started to understand what she was trying to say. The program asks customers to give up existing software licenses in return for a new Oracle cloud service within the same product family. While you might think Oracle's Universal Credits would result in customers paying less for cloud services the more those services are used, the reality for many customers is quite the opposite. Technology may be black and white, but successful leadership demands an ability to exist in the grey. Adult content: No Language: English Has Image Descriptions: No Categories: , Submitted By: Bookshare Staff Usage Restrictions: This is a copyrighted book. This program is heavily tied to Oracle Consulting and claims to streamline and reduce the costs of migrating to the Oracle cloud. As Italian political philosopher Niccolo Machiavelli implied, you're either predator or prey, and the animal you most resemble determines your position on the food chain.
Director, Product Marketing Jason Kotsaftis is Sr. Niccolo Machiavelli advised leaders to think like an animal. Alternately, if you are attending our Orlando Symposium next week, please know that I will be there doing a presentation based on the book. We create a highly detailed power map that includes their priorities, relationships, likes, dislikes — even their hobbies and favorite foods. You made it clear that above all else, the wolf on the cover needed to be big and scary looking.