Good People

Author: Anthony Tjan
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0241245028
Size: 31.50 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.

Raise Your Game

Author: Alan Stein Jr.
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1546082875
Size: 48.85 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.

Leadership Awareness And Development Program

Author: Russell L. Kaiser
Publisher: Balboa Press
ISBN: 1982210370
Size: 51.90 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.

Aimbitious A Life Of Enlightened Self Leadership

Author: Scott A. Annan
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 1440194513
Size: 50.62 MB
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It began with a letter Scott wrote to the CEO of his company. Amidst the economic turmoil brought on by the 2008 financial crisis, senior management solicited feedback from employees on ways to improve the operations of the firm going forward. The message resonated with Scott. He sensed a different way of doing things-that by examining company values and focusing on teamwork, the firm could achieve economic profit and create a workforce of engaged, fulfilled team members. Completing this exercise had profound meaning for him. Scott began to see the power of identifying core values, establishing team culture, and developing an action plan for success. The letter turned into a blueprint for creating a new career and a life of purpose. In an enlightening account of Scott's journey of introspection and inspiration, he provides a how-to guide for transforming any area of life and delivers one profound message: living a life of fulfillment is predicated on honoring your passion and purpose and contributing meaningfully to others around you. In this moment of economic rebirth and global self-examination, there has never been a better time to follow your heart and claim ownership for your true identity. We-the world and individuals-cannot afford to ignore those internal impulses that are telling each of us to believe in ourselves and honor what we are most passionate about creating and contributing in our lives. The stakes-political, economic, social, and spiritual-are just too high not to. Join Scott as he teaches you: How to find your passion and turn it into a life of meaning What the difference is between a career and a calling What your "Trajectory of Purpose" is and how defining it now will improve your life forever How to start your own company from scratch and establish values of lasting success What qualities the most successful leaders have that others don't How to create a "Mindset of Opportunity" and see the world as a team effort How to live a life of self-leadership that allows you to call the shots and be the architect of your own life The time-as always-is now!

Summary Judgment

Author: BusinessNews Publishing
Publisher: Primento
ISBN: 2511021110
Size: 65.91 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.

The Law Of Success

Author: Napoleon Hill
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781440658815
Size: 34.26 MB
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Here is the Holy Grail of success philosophy: Napoleon Hill's complete and original formula to achievement presented in fifteen remarkable principles--now newly designed in a handsome single-volume edition. This is the master volume of the extraordinary work that began the career of Napoleon Hill. Originally produced by Hill in 1928 as an eight-book series, The Law of Success is now available to contemporary readers in a single edition, redesigned and reset for ease of reading. The Law of Success is the golden key to Hill's thought--his complete and unabridged mind-power method for achieving your goals. After interviewing dozens of industrialists, diplomats, thought leaders, and successful people from all walks of life, the young Hill distilled what he learned into these fifteen core lessons, organized with an introductory chapter, 'The Master Mind,' that serves as a primer to Hill's overall philosophy. As Hill saw it, these lessons work as a "mind stimulant" that "will cause the student to organize and direct to a DEFINITE end the forces of his or her mind, thus harnessing the stupendous power which most people waste." While future classics of Napoleon Hill would inspire millions of readers, there is no substitute for The Law of Success for everyone who wants to grasp the full range of Hill's ideas and tap their transformative power.

Leading Through Uncertainty

Author: Raymond P. Davis
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118782607
Size: 70.58 MB
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From the CEO of Umpqua Bank, the essential leadershippractices that allowed the West Coast’s largest independentcommunity bank to emerge from the economic crisis even strongerthan before In this follow-up to the successful Leading for Growth,Umpqua Bank CEO Ray Davis shares the tactics and strategies that have allowed Umpqua to grow and succeed in the toughesteconomic environment. The results are clear: despite years ofeconomic uncertainty, Umpqua has continued its upwardtrajectory—expanding from five locations in 1994 to more than200 today. Davis’s approach can help leaders recalibratetheir approaches, no matter what the industry or market upheavalthey face. In Leading Through Uncertainty, Davis shares a conciseset of smart, actionable leadership practices that leaders can useto navigate their businesses and teams through difficult times.These include focusing on honesty and transparency, motivating andinspiring employees, building an outstanding corporate reputation,paying attention to details, and more. By showing leaders how tomaintain a clear value proposition and strong leadership,Leading Through Uncertainty will help any company secure alasting foothold in any economy.

Virtual Leadership

Author: Jaclyn Kostner
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0759525315
Size: 10.97 MB
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This book, with the legendary leader King Arthur, shows you how to transform a geographically distributed team that's falling short of its goals, into a "virtual work group" that gets results.

Construction Leadership From A To Z

Author: Wally Adamchik
Publisher: Greenleaf Book Group
ISBN: 1936909170
Size: 63.60 MB
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Tools of the trade: twenty-six tools for effective leadershipRapidly changing demographics in the construction industry and an unpredictable economy are just two challenges that require you to lead at a higher level than ever before. This book will prepare you to meet these challenges head-on.The result of exhaustive research and in-depth interviews with construction professionals across North America, Construction Leadership provides the information, tools, and confidence to deliver the leadership required for success in today's construction industry. From ensuring quality work and learning how to have a better attitude to fostering loyalty and leading across generations, Construction Leadership shows you how to be more effective and enjoy more success.With an easy-to-use format, this book provides practical information that you can put into action immediately. Each chapter stands alone to save you time and is supported by online video, increasing your return on investment. Not reading this book puts you at a competitive disadvantage-but reading it puts you well ahead of the game.