Nature’s Fortune: How Business and Society Thrive by Investing in Nature
Mark Tercek and Jonathan Adams
Basic Books, 272 pages
Own the Future: 50 Ways to Win from the Boston Consulting Group
Michael Deimler, Richard Lesser, David Rhodes and Janmejaya Sinha
John Wiley & Sons, 374 pages
The One Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results
Gary Keller and Jay Papas
Bard Press, 240 pages
Here are April best-sellers from 800-CEO-READ:
• In “Nature’s Fortune,” Mark Tercek, CEO of The Nature Conservancy and former investment banker, and science writer Jonathan Adams argue that nature is not only the foundation of human well-being, but also the smartest commercial investment any business or government can make. The forests, floodplains and oyster reefs often seen simply as raw materials or as obstacles to be cleared in the name of progress areimportant to our future prosperity.
• In “Own the Future,” The Boston Consulting Group, one of the world’s most prestigious and innovative management consulting firms, offers a roadmap. Drawing on the firm’s experience advising organizations on how to achieve and sustain competitive advantage, it offers 50 ideas to help readers chart their organization’s path to future leadership. The articles are organized along 10 attributes critical to success in the current environment – adaptive, global, connected, sustainable, customer-first, fit to win, value-driven, trusted, bold and inspiring.
• “The One Thing” explains the success habit to overcome the six lies that block our success, beat the seven thieves that steal time, and leverage the laws of purpose, priority and productivity.
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