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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

Harnessing Inner Leadership: Markus Ernsten on Cultivating Authenticity and Empathy in Times of Change (MDE568)

Harnessing Inner Leadership: Markus Ernsten on Cultivating Authenticity and Empathy in Times of Change (MDE568)

Unleash Your Inner Leader with Markus Ernsten – Listen Now!

Are you in charge of your life, or are you being tossed around like a pinball? This week’s episode features Markus Ernsten, a seasoned mentor and the author of ‘True Leadership Comes From Within,’ who shares his insights on taking control and leading with purpose. Discover the power of empathy, the art of graceful breakups, and the key to personal growth. Don’t miss out on this transformative discussion that will inspire you to lead from within. Tune in to the episode and start your journey to true leadership today!

Chasing the Dream: Nico Agritelley’s American Padel Adventure (S02E08)

Chasing the Dream: Nico Agritelley’s American Padel Adventure (S02E08)

Imagine trading your stable nine-to-five job for the uncertain, thrilling life of a professional athlete. This is the story of Nico Agritelley, a Dallas native who did just that, swapping his career in finance for the padel tennis court.

In our latest podcast episode, Nico takes us through his life’s journey, which is deeply rooted in Texas and the world of tennis. From swinging his first tennis racquet at the age of three to playing college tennis, his life has always revolved around the court. But it’s not until the world of padel tennis beckoned that Nico found a new love and a new purpose.

The episode delves into how the year Nico graduated college, his tennis club built three padel courts, marking the beginning of his love affair with the sport. It didn’t take long for Nico to realize that padel tennis was more than just a hobby. It was a passion that he wanted to pursue full-time, leading him to make the daring decision to leave his finance job behind.

Lisa Riemers Unveils the Spectrum of Inclusive Digital Strategies (MDE567)

Lisa Riemers Unveils the Spectrum of Inclusive Digital Strategies (MDE567)

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.

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