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Book Excerpt! Candace Spears’ ‘Bring Your Crayons to the Office’

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For a sneak peek of Candace Spears’ Bring Your Crayons to the Office: A Way Forward for Playful Business Analysts and Project Managers (CreateSpace, March 1, 2017) check out the excerpt below! Introduction What is business analysis as compared to project management? While the methods and suggestions in this book are applicable to both skill sets, business analysis and business analysts are the primary focus here. It can be said that project managers are responsible for delivering the solution to a problem, while business analysts are responsible for discovering the problem and determining the solution. Traditionally, business analysts are taught to do requirements gathering and analysis, or any type of elicitation, they do so through time-consuming question and answer sessions. Such as:…

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Business Book Awards: 800-CEO-READ Announces Shortlist

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800-CEO-READ is a website dedicated to exploring and providing the very best business books for readers. They also hold an annual Business Book Awards where they acknowledge the top business books of the year. On the December 6, they announced this year’s shortlist, which includes the winning titles in eight different categories. The winner will be announced at an awards ceremony and celebration on January 12 in New York City. According to Editorial Director, Dylan Schleicher, the awards are looking to represent a more inclusive and human-driven approach to the business world. “You will see a broadening in the definition of what constitutes, ‘business,’” he writes on their website. This includes, “who business is meant to serve, and who should be allowed – even…

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Shark Tank’s Daymond John Reveals His Business Reading List

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CEO of FUBU and Shark Tank shark Daymond John is no stranger to growing a business from the ground up and finding success. So what helped him along the way on his journey to becoming a business tycoon? John revealed in a Reddit AMA in February his top nine books that not only guided him but that he recommends to all business entrepreneurs. Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill (The Ballantine Publishing Group, 1987) How to Win Friends & Influence People by Dale Carnegie (Pocket Books, 1998) Who Moved My Cheese? by Spencer Johnson (G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1998) Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert T. Kiyosaki (Plata Publishing, 2011) Blue Ocean Strategy by W. Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne (Harvard Business Review Press, 2015) The One-Minute Entrepreneur by Kenneth Blanchard,…

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