Good People

Author: Anthony Tjan
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0241245028
Size: 28.94 MB
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Most CEOs say the same thing: finding good people is difficult, and a matter of luck rather than skill, as being good on paper doesn't always translate to being good in practice. In Good People, venture capitalist Anthony Tjan explains the five tensions that make "goodness" so uncommon in business, and features numerous profiles of "good people" who are extraordinary leaders and motivators in their fields, including Dominic Barton, Managing Director of McKinsey & Co and Gary Knell, CEO of National Geographic. Establishing a new vocabulary for understanding and talking about the meaning of "good," both in business and beyond, Tjan offers practical advice for advancing the only durable competitive advantage for organizations: a set of values for developing oneself and others.

Leadership Awareness And Development Program

Author: Russell L. Kaiser
Publisher: Balboa Press
ISBN: 1982210370
Size: 40.54 MB
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Organizations must develop, operate, and sustain a basic leadership curriculum if they want to develop future leaders. Russell L. Kaiser, chief of the Freshwater & Marine Regulatory Branch of the Environmental Protection Agency, wrote this instructional guide to help you continually evaluate and strengthen your program and people. The guide will help you build a stronger strategic vision and purpose, create a coaching/mentoring culture, build a network of exceptional leaders, boost the number of promotable employees, and boost morale and productivity. By the end of the program, each participant will have a self-development plan with accountability measures that will allow for each individual to further build upon his/her professional competencies. In addition, individuals will understand how their leadership styles complement their organizations values, culture, mission, and vision. Filled with assessments, critical thinking exercises, program evaluations, and a variety of tools to promote learning, this is a must-have resource that will have a profound effect on individuals, company culture, and operational performance.

Raise Your Game

Author: Alan Stein Jr.
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1546082875
Size: 19.60 MB
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Performance coach Alan Stein Jr. shares the secret principles used by world-class performers that will help you improve your productivity and achieve higher levels of success. High achievers are at the top of their game because of the discipline they have during the unseen hours. They have made a commitment to establish, tweak, and repeat positive habits in everything they do. RAISE YOUR GAME examines the top leaders in sports and business and proves that success is a result of the little things we do all the time. The basic principles provided in RAISE YOUR GAME are simple, but not easy. We live in an instantly downloadable world that encourages us to skip steps. We are taught to chase what's hot, flashy and sexy and ignore what's basic. But the basics work. They always have and they always will. RAISE YOUR GAME will inspire and empower you to commit to the fundamentals, create a winning mindset, and progress into new levels of success.

Summary Judgment

Author: BusinessNews Publishing
Publisher: Primento
ISBN: 2511021110
Size: 80.74 MB
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The must-read summary of Noel Tichy and Warren Bennis' book: "Judgment: How Winning Leaders Make Great Calls". This complete summary of the ideas from Noel Tichy and Warren Bennis' book "Judgment" shows how what divides average leaders from great ones is the ability to make excellent decisions in the face of ambiguity, conflicting demands and time pressure. By exercising sound judgment, leaders add value to their organisation. In their book, the authors explain that judgement involves three dimensions: time, domains and resources. This summary takes the reader through each of these stages and suggests how they can be implemented. Added-value of this summary: • Save time • Understand key concepts • Expand your business knowledge To learn more, read "Judgment" and discover the key to becoming a great manager that makes great decisions.

Beliefs That Really Matter

Author: Veerasammy Carpen
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1469122839
Size: 49.66 MB
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Beliefs That Really Matter is both exegetical and theological in nature and gives clarity to contemporary readers of subject matter that they may find themselves struggling with, in living the Christian life. Just to name a few topics, that the author has discussed in Beliefs That Really Matter are (a) God - Breathed Scripture, (b) Gods Plan of Grace, (c) A New Beginning, and (d) The Faith of One Man. Beliefs That Really Matter makes people think about why they believe certain doctrines and to examine the doctrines whether if it is biblically sound. The Christian life is unique which we cannot deny, but the real challenge for us is to live the Christian life according to Gods standards and not ours. These concerns should be relevant and timely to the practicing Christian that this book represents. Each chapter of Beliefs That Really Matter is thought provoking and engages the readers not to settle for cheap messages of the gospel that our culture is so quickly to accept that lead many astray from the Bible. For example, cheap messages of the gospel do not develop the believer into a spiritual mature person, but only leaves the believer to sink in their Christian experience and causes confusion for many and disappointment for others. No wonder many Christians face numerous spiritual challenges and find themselves drifting from the sacred writings. Beliefs That Really Matter points the professing Christian to study the Scriptures and to scoop out the meaning for themselves from Gods Word that they begin to apply in their lives as having to form a firm foundation. Quite often, we may read a book that does nothing for our spiritual growth and does not challenge certain teachings or examine the Scripture. In Beliefs That Really Matter the author exposes shallow Christian beliefs that resemble a grab bag, and calls attention to the unique Word of God that shapes our lives for a firm foundation. Beliefs That Really Matter is written for college students, pastors and lay leaders and for those who desire to grow in their spirituality and to experience a hunger for Gods presence in their lives. For example, the reader would benefit tremendously from the book by doing a Bible study on their own, share in a small group discussion, to be used as a text for a Sunday school class or to be used as a college text book in the discipline of Christian theology, especially in the area of apply soteriology. The contents of the book are clear and specific that does not leave the reader in the dark, but rather motivate the reader to strengthen his faith and to connect with the sacred writings that feeds his soul. Beliefs That Really Matter is a wealth of information to the readers that enjoy responsible exegesis and theological explanation of words and there meanings, grammatical tenses, expressions, misunderstandings and contradictions. Each chapter is concluded with a short study guide that enables the readers to think about their need for spiritual growth and enrichment and to dig into Gods Word as hidden treasure. Sincerely, Veerasammy Carpen

Who Really Matters

Author: Art Kleiner
Publisher: Crown Business
ISBN: 9780385510981
Size: 18.83 MB
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In a breakthrough Organization Man for the twenty-first century, bestselling author Art Kleiner reveals that every organization is driven by a desire to satisfy a Core Group of influential individuals and explains why understanding this group’s expectations is the key to success. When corporate leaders announce, with seeming sincerity, “We make our decisions on behalf of our shareholders,” their words are taken at face value. But as recent news stories prove, this imperative is routinely violated. In Who Really Matters, Art Kleiner argues that the dissonance between a declared mission and actual operation can be seen at organizations large and small. All organizations have one motive in common. Every decision—which projects to back, who to promote, or how to spend money—is affected by the perceived wants and needs of a core group of people “who really matter.” The composition of the group can differ from organization to organization. Often, the most senior people in the hierarchy are members—but not always. Sometimes, the people who “matter” can extend far down the corporate ladder, or even reach outside the company to include key customers, labor union leaders, and stockholders. Kleiner gives readers clues about how to identify a core group’s real mission by observing its day-to-day actions, listening to the fundamental message it sends employees, examining its management of new members; understanding the ideas that shape its policies about management, money, and the way the world works; and avoiding the taboos governing the way it operates. Whether you’re a member of the Core Group—or want to be—this deft, engaging blend of argument and observation, anecdotes and advice, is the one guide you’ll need to achieve your career goals and aspirations by navigating the hidden pathways in any organization, large or small.

What Matters Most For School Leaders

Author: Robert D. Ramsey
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1483363333
Size: 48.77 MB
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A primer of what is truly important for today's school leaders, this survival guide is made up of 25 fundamental insights and baseline beliefs that never change.

What Really Matters

Author: Michael W. Foss
Publisher: Group Pub Incorporated
ISBN: 9780764424496
Size: 26.51 MB
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Use these 30 devotions to disciple and train your leadership team. Each devotion explores a passage of Scripture especially relevant to leaders. The devotions are followed by experimental activities that reinforce scriptural truths, helping to train and disciple your leadership team. Full of warmth, insight, and wisdom, What Really Matters will encourage and strengthen your team members!

Hbr S 10 Must Reads On Leadership With Featured Article What Makes An Effective Executive By Peter F Drucker

Author: Harvard Business Review
Publisher: Harvard Business Press
ISBN: 1422172023
Size: 20.38 MB
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Go from being a good manager to an extraordinary leader. If you read nothing else on leadership, read these 10 articles (featuring “What Makes an Effective Executive,” by Peter F. Drucker). We've combed through hundreds of Harvard Business Review articles on leadership and selected the most important ones to help you maximize your own and your organization's performance. HBR's 10 Must Reads On Leadership will inspire you to: Motivate others to excel Build your team's self-confidence in others Provoke positive change Set direction Encourage smart risk-taking Manage with tough empathy Credit others for your success Increase self-awareness Draw strength from adversity This collection of best-selling articles includes: featured article "What Makes an Effective Executive" by Peter F. Drucker, "What Makes a Leader?" "What Leaders Really Do," "The Work of Leadership," "Why Should Anyone Be Led by You?" "Crucibles of Leadership," "Level 5 Leadership: The Triumph of Humility and Fierce Resolve," "Seven Transformations of Leadership," "Discovering Your Authentic Leadership," and "In Praise of the Incomplete Leader."