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Books by Minter Dial

Heartificial Empathy, Putting Heart into Business and Artificial Intelligence

NEW! Heartificial Empathy, 2nd edition, released in April 2023, looks at why and how, in the face of the new  developments in society and AI, brands should learn to flex their empathic muscle. With numerous cases and interviews, it examines how to encode empathy into your business and into Artificial Intelligence. This second edition won the Maincrest Media Award 2023 in the category of Business Management. Get your copy here. Disponible en français aussi ici.

You Lead, How Being Yourself Makes You A Better Leader

You Lead (Kogan Page), which won the Business Book Award 2022 in the category of Leadership, argues that business leaders deliver superior results, communities of engagement both inside and outside of the company and true values-driven success when they are themselves and come across as genuine. Get your copy here. Disponible en français aussi ici

Futureproof, How To Get Your Business Ready For The Next Disruption

Futureproof (Pearson-FT Press), cowritten with Caleb Storkey, explores the three core mindsets and twelve disruptive technologies that you must have in today’s age to help you grow your business, see success and get ready for the next disruption. Futureproof won the Business Book Award 2018. Get your copy here.

The Last Ring Home, A POW's Lasting Legacy of Courage, Love and Honor in World War II

The Last Ring Home is the story of Lt Minter Dial’s Annapolis Naval Academy ring that miraculously made its way home 17 years after he was killed as a POW of the Japanese in WWII. The book won the Book Excellence Award 2018. It’s also the subject of an award-winning documentary film. Get your copy here.

The Human RenAIssance Series

Human RenAIssance (H ∞ R) is a project inspired by Humanism and Techno-Optimism promoting the symbiosis of human ingenuity and technological innovation. H ∞ R initiatives grow talent abundance by transforming the perception of one’s potential, helping individuals grasp the spirit of self-discovery and build personal intelligence to live a fuller life and promote progress on a global scale. These ebooks, coauthored with Lena Rantsevich, founder of Reputy.io, are part of the H ∞ R series.

Meaningful Communication

NEW! This ebook was written using the outputs and contributions from a wide array of experts. Its purpose is to look at the relevance of Meaningful Communication in the workplace, with the pragmatic goal of growing business effectiveness and creating a thriving culture. Get your copy here.

Making Empathy Count

This ebook was the result of a collaboration with a wide array of experts. Its purpose is to look at the relevance of empathy in the workplace, explore how to evaluate and measure it, and investigate how better to match candidates with companies. Get your copy here.

Minter Dial Blog

Lisa Riemers Unveils the Spectrum of Inclusive Digital Strategies (MDE565)

Lisa Riemers Unveils the Spectrum of Inclusive Digital Strategies (MDE565)

Lisa Riemers is an independent communications, content and digital workplace consultant who helps organisations connect their people and tell their stories. She’s an accessibility advocate who works in and around intranet and website projects and products. She helps teams get the best out of their digital collaboration tools and creates punchy, accessible, user-centred content that makes information easier to understand. She’s usually the commsiest person in a technology team, or the techiest person in a comms team. Lisa’s also an artist, who brings her creative flair to the workplace.

Yeah, but we Won the Point! — When a Good Shot isn’t the Right Shot on a Padel Court

Yeah, but we Won the Point! — When a Good Shot isn’t the Right Shot on a Padel Court

This post discusses the importance of focusing on playing padel correctly rather than just aiming to win points through risky or incorrect shots. It emphasizes the value of learning and practicing the right techniques, even if it means losing points in the short term, to improve overall game performance. The concept of brain plasticity is highlighted, suggesting that players can rewire their brains to adopt better playing habits. The article also touches on the idea that deliberate practice and focusing on correct behavior over immediate results can lead to long-term improvement and success in padel.

Standing Out in the Sea of Sameness: Stan Phelps on Crafting Memorable Brands (MDE565)

Standing Out in the Sea of Sameness: Stan Phelps on Crafting Memorable Brands (MDE565)

In this fascinating episode of Leadership & Brand Strategy – Minter Dialogue, we welcome back Stan Phelps, a visionary author and speaker with an eye for marketing and a heart for storytelling. As a repeat guest, Stan dives deep into the evolution of his Goldfish series, culminating in the vibrant Pink Goldfish 2.0. He shares the journey from Purple Goldfish, with a nod to Seth Godin’s Purple Cow, to the Pink Goldfish, where embracing imperfections becomes a strategic advantage. Stan and Minter explore the nuances of standing out in a sea of sameness, the power of character over competence, and the art of meaningful differentiation. They discuss the delicate balance between uniqueness and belonging, the ethical considerations of governance, and the Japanese concepts of Kintsugi and Wabi-Sabi as metaphors for embracing our flaws. With a blend of humor and wisdom, they touch on everything from customer experience to personal authenticity, offering insights that are both practical and profound.If you’re looking for inspiration to stand out authentically in business and life, this episode is a goldmine. Don’t forget to follow Stan Phelps on LinkedIn or visit stanphelps.com for more on his work.

The Strategic Game of Saana Saarteinen: Finland’s Padel Star on the Rise (JOPS02E07)

The Strategic Game of Saana Saarteinen: Finland’s Padel Star on the Rise (JOPS02E07)

In this riveting episode, we delve into the world of Saana Saarteinen, Finland’s top padel talent, who has gracefully transitioned from tennis to mastering the courts of padel. At 31, Saana has not only embraced the sport but has made it a lifestyle since 2019. She recounts the initial switch from tennis, spurred by a friend’s invitation to a tournament, and the subsequent journey to becoming Finland’s number one. Saana shares the nuances of adapting tennis skills to padel, her strategic approach to the game, and the importance of letting the ball pass—a pivotal lesson for tennis converts.

Grooving with Gratefulness: Greg Koerner on the Enduring Legacy of Grateful Dead (MDE563)

Grooving with Gratefulness: Greg Koerner on the Enduring Legacy of Grateful Dead (MDE563)

In this captivating episode, we sit down with the multi-talented Greg Koerner, a seasoned bass player with a parallel career as a lawyer. Greg’s musical journey began at the tender age of 13, and since then, he’s been inextricably linked to the Grateful Dead scene. He shares his experiences from playing in early Dead cover bands to performing alongside notable musicians like Vince Welnick and Stanley Jordan. As we dive into Greg’s life, we explore the nuances of being a bass player, the personal significance of Grateful Dead songs, and the impact of their music on American culture. Greg offers a unique perspective on the intertwining of music and life, reflecting on the highs and lows of pursuing a passion for performance while balancing a legal career. This episode is a soulful reflection on the importance of relationships, the pursuit of authenticity, and the gratitude that comes with embracing every moment of the journey. Whether you’re a Deadhead, a music enthusiast, or simply intrigued by the intersection of art and life, Greg’s story is a testament to following one’s calling and the beauty of shared experiences.

Unveiling the True Essence of Leadership with Exeter Chiefs’ Don Armand: Rugby, Resilience, Leadership and the Pursuit of Legacy (MDE564)

Unveiling the True Essence of Leadership with Exeter Chiefs’ Don Armand: Rugby, Resilience, Leadership and the Pursuit of Legacy (MDE564)

In this episode, we sit down with Don Armand, former professional rugby player for Exeter Chiefs and England, and the founder of Samson Armand Leadership Legacy. Don shares his journey from the rugby pitch to leadership development, discussing the importance of camaraderie, the transition from sports to entrepreneurship, and the profound impact of relationships both on and off the field. We dive deep into the nuances of leadership, the challenges of captaincy, and how aligning personal and professional goals can lead to a more fulfilling life. Don also reflects on self-confidence, vulnerability, and the legacy he aims to leave behind. Whether you’re a sports enthusiast or a leader in any field, this conversation is rich with insights on leading with authenticity and building a life without regrets.

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