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Emplify Chief People Officer publishes Amazon Bestseller Lead Like a Human


INDIANAPOLIS (Sept. 1, 2020) – Emplify, a data-driven employee engagement measurement company, has announced the publication of co-founder and chief people officer Adam Weber’s first book, Lead Like a Human. Based on pre-order volume, the book is considered an Amazon bestseller for 2020.

Lead like a Human is a practical guide to building highly engaged teams by being a genuine and authentic leader focused on drawing out the very best in those you manage. Weber draws upon lessons from his more than 15 years of trial-and-error leadership—as a pastor, a professor, a vice president of sales, and a human resources chief—to propose a new style of leadership that is authentic, vulnerable, and purpose-driven.

“[Adam’s] vulnerability about his own successes and failures gives you an example of what it means to lead like a human,” said Verne Harnish, author of bestselling business books Scaling Up and Mastering the Rockafeller Habits. “With each experience, he’s learned necessary lessons to succeed in the role he’s in today and to appreciate the needs of others. After all, you can’t lead like a human until you understand humans.”

As the chief people officer and co-founder of Emplify, Weber helps lead an innovative, highly engaged culture and shares those learnings with strategic people leaders all over the world. In 2020, Adam was named to Business Insider’s list of Rising Stars in Human Resources. Weber is Ball State University alum and lives in Zionsville with his wife, two sons and dog.

Leading brands like Purdue, Yamaha and Castellini trust Emplify to improve business results through employee engagement.

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About Emplify

Emplify’s data-driven employee engagement improvement solution helps executives, managers and HR leaders make better people decisions and improve business results. Informed by science and psychometrics, Emplify is the first to fuse a software platform, agile process, and expert human strategists into a data-proven employee engagement system — focused on achieving iterative business transformation through simple, actionable, and timely culture measurement and coaching. Emplify was co-founded in 2015 by Santiago Jaramillo, bestselling author of Agile Engagement, and Adam Weber, author of Lead like a Human, available for pre-order now. Based in Indianapolis, Ind., Emplify is backed by Edison Partners, Allos Ventures and Cultivation Capital, and is on a mission to help all people achieve their true potential at work.

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