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- [2011, Books] Here’s the July 1, 2011 New York Times Hardcover Business Best Sellers – with the Financial Meltdown back in the Top Spot
Here’s the July 1, 2011 New York Times Hardcover Business Best Sellers – with the financial meltdown back in the top spot. At the First Friday Book Synopsis, our [.]. Each month, I post this list. The new #1 is another look at the players and the disastrous mistakes that led to the massive financial meltdown.
KEVIN EIKENBERRY [2011, Books] One Piece of Paper: The Simple Approach to Powerful, Personal Leadership
| MONDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2011
This new book, focused on the leader as an individual, promotes an important idea with a creative approach. Books Leadership Learning Success maxims valuesThis week’s Resource Recommendation is One Piece of Paper: The Simple Approach to Powerful, Personal Leadership by Mike Figliuolo.
KEVIN EIKENBERRY [2011, Books] Do You Really Need a Meeting to Make a Decision? Five Keys to.
| MONDAY, JANUARY 24, 2011
Five Keys to Better Decision Making in Meetings by Kevin Eikenberry on January 24, 2011 in Decision Making , Leadership , Learning Lots of things happen in meetings – some of them even helpful! Duncan Brodie Reply Sonja Froyen January 26, 2011 at 11:05 am Sometimes leaders forfeit their role in a consensus decision.
THE LEADERSHIP ADVISOR [2011, Books] From Bud To Boss – Book Review
| THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2011
I’ve read a small mountain of leadership books and I wouldn’t take anything away from what I gleaned from them. To be honest, I was a bit unsure of all the hype around a book. There is no way you can keep all the contents of this book in your head and still focus on the rest of your tasks. Communication. Coaching.
JASON WOMACK [2011, Books] FBR (Friday Book Review): Drive, by Daniel Pink
| FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2011
How I got the book : Amazon.com. In his book, written in 3 parts, he outlines some of the things that might surprise you about motivation. Friday Book ReviewTitle : Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us. Author : Daniel H. Pink Web site / Videos / Twitter. Read cover-to-cover : yes / NO.
EXECUPUNDIT [2011, Books] Great Books for Kids
| WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2011
Cultural Offering is seeking nominees for a list of essential books for children. Be sure to go there and add your thoughts. My recommendations: The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame Call It Courage by Armstrong Sperry Johnny Tremain by Esther Forbes Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson The Yearling by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [2011, Books] HBR's Most Popular Blog Posts of 2011
| TUESDAY, DECEMBER 27, 2011
As 2011 comes to a close, the editors of HBR.org are taking a look back at the most popular blog posts of the year to find out what most preoccupied you, our readers. HBR's 11 Most Popular Blog Posts of 2011. How Jobs figured out the puzzle at the core of his favorite business book. Nine Things Successful People Do Differently.
THE PRACTICAL LEADER [2011, Books] Book Review: “Great by Choice: Uncertainty, Chaos, and Luck – Why Some Thrive Despite Them All”
| WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2011
This is a very timely, inspiring, and practical book for leading in turbulent times. The book is structured around the main finding of the research. " How true that’s proved to be in the last 10 years! Sounding familiar? Many failed altogether and are no longer with us. They truly thrived.
CEO BLOG [2011, Books] The Elements of Power - CEO Blog - Time Leadership
| THURSDAY, JANUARY 27, 2011
CEO Blog - Time Leadership Thursday, January 27, 2011 The Elements of Power It is beautiful here. read a great book The Elements of Power - Lessons on Leadership and Influence by Terry Bacon. Hence the importance of a book on power. As I read the book, I realized I actually intuitively cultivated many power sources.
LEADERS. BETTER. BRIGHTER. [2011, Books] Leaders. Better. Brighter.™ · 25 Things To Do More of In 2011
| TUESDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2010
• The Best Place To Work-Starts With You and Your Manager › 25 Things To Do More of In 2011 December 14, 2010 in Leadership development by Marc Michaelson | 1 comment 1. Read a book 19. Leaders. Better. Brighter.™ Take care of your body 2. Be more emotionally intelligent 3. Take time to reflect on your values 4. Think big.
KEVIN EIKENBERRY [2011, Books] How to Click With People: The Secret to Better Relationships in Business and in Life
| MONDAY, JULY 11, 2011
get lots of books in the mail because people want me to review them in this space. received an advance proof of this book a few weeks ago and I was [.]. Books Learning RelationshipsThis week’s Resource Recommendation is How to Click With People: The Secret to Better Relationships in Business and in Life by Rick Kirschner.
LEADING BLOG [2011, Books] 5 Leadership Lessons: Good Strategy, Bad Strategy
| THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2011
Richard Rumelt has written an insightful book on developing the ability to identify and develop good strategy. Good Strategy, Bad Strategy is obviously the result of decades of practice developing strategy and the many case studies and classroom interactions made it personal and very readable. We’ve all been there.
FIRST FRIDAY BOOK SYNOPSIS [2011, Books] The Enemy of Engagement: A book review by Bob Morris
| WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2011
The Enemy of Engagement: Put an End to Workplace Frustration – and Get the Most from Your Employees Mark Royal and Tom Agnew AMACOM (2012) How to “take effective action to promote high levels of employee enablement and unleash the full potential of your people” Extensive research in recent years by highly reputable firms such [.]. McKnight
ERIC JACOBSON [2011, Books] How To Determine What Motivates Your Employee
| TUESDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2011
You'll find many more helpful tips in Falcone's new book, 2600 Phrases for Setting Effective Performance Goals. Note: Thanks to the book publisher for sending me an advance copy of the book. Motivation changes over time and changes depending on where the individual is in her career. rotational assignments). Work-life balance.
ERIC JACOBSON [2011, Books] 7 Tough Questions To Ask Your Team
| SATURDAY, APRIL 16, 2011
Best-selling leadership book authors Scott J. Books For Managers Management Leadership Books Leadership General Management Skills Employee Engagement Surveys Business Principals Communications Skills Leadership SkillsHigh-functioning teams can disagree and still produce excellent products and results.
NEXT LEVEL BLOG [2011, Books] Is Your Risk to Reward Ratio Out of Whack?
| FRIDAY, JUNE 10, 2011
Yesterday, I was in Pittsburgh talking with a group of executives from different companies headquartered there about what they had taken away from my book, The Next Level. Books executive presence LeadershipIt was a really. Please click the headline to read the whole story.
EXECUPUNDIT [2011, Books] Book Review: Change Anything
| SATURDAY, MAY 21, 2011
Change Anything: The New Science of Personal Success by Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, David Maxfield, Ron McMillan, and Al Switzler is a fascinating book. tinker with an exercise bike, try a stop-smoking patch, put up a motivational poster, take training courses, and so forth. Little good that does. One to be read and re-read. Check it ou
THE RECOVERING ENGINEER [2011, Books] The Carrot Principle - Book Recommendation | Guy Harris: The.
| MONDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2010
If you are looking for ways to inspire high level performance on your team, this book is for you. Related posts: Two Great Learning Opportunities for Aspiring Leaders Tags: book recommendations , employee performance , recognition Guy Harris describes himself as a recovering engineer. should have finished it sooner. Never show again.
FIRST FRIDAY BOOK SYNOPSIS [2011, Books] Steve Jobs: A book review by Bob Morris
| MONDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2011
Steve Jobs Walter Isaacson Simon & Schuster (2011) Think differently about Think Different In my opinion, this is among the most important business biographies ever written. Given the number of other reviews that have already appeared, there really isn’t much left for me to say that has not already been said.
FIRST FRIDAY BOOK SYNOPSIS [2011, Books] WordPress 3 Site Blueprints: A book review by Bob Morris
| MONDAY, JANUARY 31, 2011
Wallace Packt Publishing (2010) This book has prepared me well to work with technical and graphics specialists whom I have retained to transform my website into ”fully-functional, dynamic” WordPress website. WordPress 3 Site Blueprints: Ready-Made Plans for 9 Different Professional WordPress Sites Heather R.
ERIC JACOBSON [2011, Books] Your First 100 Days As A Leader Will Make Or Break You
| SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2011
The book is packed with: Examples and case studies Action plans Tools, techniques and tricks of the trade The authors also explain why you need to start even before your official first day on the job. Note: Thanks to the authors for sending me an advance copy of their book. By Day 60 : Overinvest in early wins to build team confidence.
FIRST FRIDAY BOOK SYNOPSIS [2011, Books] Terry R. Bacon’s The Elements of Power: A book review by Bob Morris
| FRIDAY, JANUARY 28, 2011
Bacon AMACOM (2011) Bacon explains his own model of power and influence: “There are five sources of power that stem from your position and participation in an organization: role power; resource power; information power, network power; and reputation.” The Elements of Power: Lessons on Leadership and Influence Terry R.
FIRST FRIDAY BOOK SYNOPSIS [2011, Books] Enchantment by Guy Kawasaki, and the Hidden Power of Story – Coming for the May First Friday Book Synopsis
| SATURDAY, APRIL 2, 2011
We had a wonderful session for the April First Friday Book Synopsis, with presentations of Practically Radical and Change the Culture, Change the Game. Those synopses, with audio + handout, will soon be available on our companion web site, 15minutebusinessbooks.com. For May, we have chosen two terrific business best-sellers.
- [2011, Books] Rules of Thumb: A book review
Webber HarperBusiness/HarperCollins (2009) Entertaining as well as informative results from a world-class muller Thus book is as difficult to describe as it is easy to appreciate. Rules of Thumb: 52 Truths for Winning at Business Without Losing Yourself Alan M. Bob's blog entries Alan M.
N2GROWTH BLOG [2011, Books] Attitude Reflects Leadership
| TUESDAY, JANUARY 18, 2011
Show me a CEO with a bad attitude and I’ll show you a poor leader. While this sounds simple enough at face value, I have consistently found that one of the most often overlooked leadership attributes is that of a positive attitude. As As a CEO, how can you expect to inspire, motivate, engender confidence, and to lead with a lousy attitude? The
MODERN SERVANT LEADER [2011, Books] Book Says Servant Leadership Critical for Marketing Leaders
| SATURDAY, MARCH 12, 2011
FIRST FRIDAY BOOK SYNOPSIS [2011, Books] Blah, Blah, Blah & Demand – December Choices for the First Friday Book Synopsis
| SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2011
We had a terrific session yesterday at the November, 2011 First Friday Book Synopsis. Karl Krayer presented his synopsis of The Shallows, and I presented my synopsis of the new book by Jim Collins, Great by Choice. Both books were terrific, and I view Great by Choice as an important [.]. It was a valuable session.
FIRST FRIDAY BOOK SYNOPSIS [2011, Books] Levers of Organization Design: A book review by Bob Morris
| WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13, 2011
Bob's blog entries an appropriate "unit structure” David P. Kaplan Robert Simons the most effective strategies and tactics when designing organizations for performance The Strategy-Focused Organization
WOMEN ON BUSINESS [2011, Books] A Guilty Conscience = A Great Hire??? :: Women on Business
| TUESDAY, JANUARY 4, 2011
By Maribeth Kuzmeski Are you looking to add new individuals to your team in 2011? Studies show that hiring guilt-prone employees is smart business! Keep in mind, there is a big difference between guilt-prone and guilty) Guilt-ridden people make better employees, tend to work hard, perform better and are less likely to call in sick.
FIRST FRIDAY BOOK SYNOPSIS [2011, Books] Wrongfully Convicted; Wrongfully Imprisoned – Tested (a special book, and session, this week in Dallas)
| MONDAY, AUGUST 22, 2011
I have just finished reading each and every word of the book Tested: How Twelve Wrongly Imprisoned Men Held Onto Hope by Peyton Budd in collaboration with Dorothy Budd — Photographs by Deborah Luster. Published by Brown Books Publishing Group in Dallas). I say it this way to make a point – though I thoroughly [.].
- [2011, Books] Guy Kawasaki’s Enchantment: A book review by Bob Morris
Enchantment: The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds, and Actions Guy Kawasaki Portfolio/Penguin Group (2011) How to create a context within which there is authentic magic to be shared I have read and reviewed all of Guy Kawasaki’s previous books. This book’s title caught my eye because it suggests – and as it turned out, correctly [.].
JASON WOMACK [2011, Books] FBR (Friday Book Review): Theodor Seuss Geisel by Donald E. Pease
| SUNDAY, JULY 3, 2011
found this book on a shelf of a local hotel while I was visiting Dartmouth, speaking for the MBA class at The Tuck School of Business. Seuss" before I read your book; and, boy am I happy you wrote it! Seuss" you've simply GOT to read this book!). Friday Book ReviewThank you, Professor Pease. didn't know much about "Dr.
FIRST FRIDAY BOOK SYNOPSIS [2011, Books] Getting China and India Right: A book review by Bob Morris
| SATURDAY, JUNE 25, 2011
Gupta and Haiyan Wang Jossey-Bass (2009) How to leverage the world’s fastest-growing economies for global advantage In my review of Anil Gupta and Haiyan Wang’s previous book, The Quest for Global Dominance, co-authored with Vijay Govindarajan, I [.]. Bob's blog entries Anil K.
FIRST FRIDAY BOOK SYNOPSIS [2011, Books] The Corner Office: A book review by Bob Morris
| WEDNESDAY, APRIL 20, 2011
The Corner Office: Indispensable and Unexpected Lessons from CEOs on How to Lead and Succeed Adam Bryant Times Books/Henry Holt & Company (2011) Dining on brain food at a “metaphysical table” with mostly CEOs, What we have in this volume is a “buffet of “nuggets from about 75 interviews of mostly CEOs that Adam [.].
CEO BLOG [2011, Books] Book Review - You Can't Not Communicate
| FRIDAY, JULY 8, 2011
The final section of Grossman’s book is to me, the most insightful. I finally got a New York cell phone so anyone who needs it, email me. On a personal note, I was blessed by a visit by my daughters Beth and Laura this week. Had a great time. My kids picked it. Perhaps they are trying to tell me something. It was an awesome play.
FIRST FRIDAY BOOK SYNOPSIS [2011, Books] As We Speak: A book report by Bob Morris
| TUESDAY, AUGUST 23, 2011
As We Speak: How to Make Your Point and Have It Stick Peter Meyers and Shann Nix Atrria Books (2011) Here in a single volume, just about all you need to know about high-impact communication In Chapter 3, Peter Meyers and Shann Nix acknowledge their appreciation of Chip and Dan Heath and especially of what [.].
- [2011, Books] HBR 10 Must-Reads on Change: A book review by Bob Morris
HBR 10 Must-Reads on Change Various Contributors Harvard Business Press (2011) This volume is one of several in a new series of anthologies of articles that initially appeared in the Harvard Business Review, in this instance from 1960 until 2006. Remarkably, none seems dated; on the contrary, if anything, all seem more relevant now than [.].
CEO BLOG [2011, Books] CEO Blog - Time Leadership
| FRIDAY, JANUARY 28, 2011
CEO Blog - Time Leadership Friday, January 28, 2011 5 Leadership Styles that Work A guest post by Art Gould Recipes for Success: 5 Different Leadership Styles That All Work! Ive authored a Time Leadership Audio CD, book and eBook ; "How to use the Secrets of Leadership for Time Management".email Theres more than one way to skin a cat.
SIX DISCIPLINES [2011, Books] What Makes Six Disciplines for Excellence A Different Kind Of Business Book
| WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27, 2011
What makes Six Disciplines for Excellence different from other business improvement books? ”We interrupt our coverage of meaningless business books to review a book that made the cut: Six Disciplines for Excellence by Gary Harpst.” “But the book doesn't stop there! Skip Angel, Random Thoughts of a CTO).
FIRST FRIDAY BOOK SYNOPSIS [2011, Books] Mark Davis Blew This One – You Don’t Ban Books
| FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2011
Karl's blog entries American Bandstand Channel 8 Dallas Fort-Worth Dallas Morning News DFW Television History In Defense of Banning Books Kennedy Assassination Let Me Speak to the Manager Mark Davis Mike Shannon school boards WBAP 820 WFAA Zapruder filmFM each weekday from 8:30-11:00 a.m. He is provocative, insightful, and usually correct.
- [2011, Books] Open Services Innovation: A book review by Bob Morris
Open Services Innovation: Rethinking Your Business to Grow and Compete in a New Era Henry Chesbrough Jossey-Bass/John Wiley & Sons (2011) How to grow, compete, and succeed in a services era In his previous articles and books (notably Open Innovation and Open Business Models), Henry Chesbrough has a great deal of value to say about [.].
FIRST FRIDAY BOOK SYNOPSIS [2011, Books] Army of Entrepreneurs: A book review by Bob Morris
| TUESDAY, MARCH 22, 2011
Army of Entrepreneurs: Create an Engaged and Empowered Workforce for Exceptional Business Growth Jennifer Prosek AMACOM (2011) How to grow great gardeners The title of my review refers to what I believe is Jennifer Prosek’s key point in this book: To paraphrase, Think like a gardener and decide what you want to grow, when and [.].
- [2011, Books] Danny Dunn and the myth of multitasking
“And Mrs. Miller, who, like every wife and mother, could do at least three different things at the same time, went back to reading her book and sewing buttons on a shirt.”. So when I re-read that book with my daughter this summer, the sentence grabbed my attention. But this Mrs. Miller today can listen to a book and sew on a button.
- [2011, Books] Bezos on Books
In it, Jeff Bezos shares his thoughts about printed and digital books following the launch of Amazon’s electronic reader, the Kindle. The book really has had a 500-year [.]. Bob's blog entries “Why Bezos Was Surprised by Kindle’s Success” Bezos on Books Daniel Lyons Gutenberg Jeff Bezos Newsweek.com the Kindle
N2GROWTH BLOG [2011, Books] Workplace Gossip | N2Growth Blog
| THURSDAY, JANUARY 20, 2011
Let me cut right to the chase – real leaders don’t participate in gossip, and likewise they don’t tolerate gossip from others. Gossip destroys trust, undermines credibility, and is one of the greatest adversaries of a healthy corporate culture. When you take part in gossip you do none of these things. In and Mike Myatt, Michelle. Think Not.
FIRST FRIDAY BOOK SYNOPSIS [2011, Books] Why We Make Mistakes: A book review by Bob Morris
| THURSDAY, JULY 21, 2011
Hallinan Broadway Books/The Doubleday Publishing Group (2009) And why we often make mistakes when trying to understand mistakes Frankly, until reading this book, I assumed that I understood why people [.]. Hallinan Broadway Books/The Doubleday Publishing Group And why we often make mistakes when trying to understand mistakes
FIRST FRIDAY BOOK SYNOPSIS [2011, Books] The Velocity Manifesto: A book review by Bob Morris
| WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2011
Clearly he cares passionately [.]. digital plumbing” James O’Toole Scott Klososky the cultural changes that drive organizations today The Velocity Manifesto: Harnessing Technology Vision
THREE STAR LEADERSHIP [2011, Books] 9/2/11 Alpha State: a Thought Starter and Book Recommendation
| FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2011
Here's a thought starter for your reveries and a book recommendation for your reading this weekend. The Alpha State is "relaxed alertness." It's when creative thoughts and musings can bubble up in your mind. Alpha State
- [2011, Books] The Strategy-Focused Organization: A book review by Bob Morris
The Strategy-Focused Organization: How Balanced Scorecard Companies Thrive in the New Business Environment Robert S. Kaplan and David P. Norton Harvard Business Press (2000) The Perilous “Journey to Breakthrough Performance Note: This is another “business classic” I read when it was first published and then recently re-read it.
STRATEGY DRIVEN [2011, Books] The Boomers are Leaving! – How to Create and Implement a Knowledge.
| WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2010
– How to Create and Implement a Knowledge Transfer Program, part 1 Posted by Ken Ball and Gina Gotsill on November 10, 2010 · 2 Comments The clock is ticking: next year, in 2011, the oldest of the 76 million Baby Boomers turn 65. Juliano Howard T. Dickens Jr. Lucas D. Ives Sharon Drew Morgen Hank Moore Jamie P. clients.
FIRST FRIDAY BOOK SYNOPSIS [2011, Books] 50 Psychology Classics: A book review by Bob Morris
| SATURDAY, JULY 30, 2011
50 Psychology Classics: Who We Are, How We Think, What We Do; Insight and Inspiration from 50 Key Books Tom Butler-Bowdon Nicholas Brealey Publishing (2006) An excellent guide to sources that can help us to “make a real difference” in our lives Note: This is one of volumes in the 5o Classics series, each available [.].
FIRST FRIDAY BOOK SYNOPSIS [2011, Books] Understanding Michael Porter: A book review by Bob Morris
| SATURDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2011
FIRST FRIDAY BOOK SYNOPSIS [2011, Books] The Darwin Economy: A book review by Bob Morris
| MONDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2011
Frank Princeton University Press (2011) How and why “departures from rational choice” (with and without regret) have occurred and what to do about them Frankly, I expected this book to be about (for me, at least) incomprehensible economics and dull. The Darwin Economy: Liberty, Competition, and the Common Good Robert H.
FIRST FRIDAY BOOK SYNOPSIS [2011, Books] The Power of foursquare: A book review by Bob Morris
| THURSDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2011
The Power of foursquare: 7 Innovative Ways to Get Customers to Check in Wherever They Are Carmine Gallo McGraw-Hill (2011) “Foursquare and seven ‘innovative ways’ ago….” Frankly, I did not know quite what to expect when I began to read this book, except that Carmine Gallo may perhaps develop some of the concepts he discussed [.].
- [2011, Books] Eat People: A book review by Bob Morris
Eat People…and Other Unapologetic Rules for Game-Changing Entrepreneurs Andy Kessler Portfolio/The Penguin Group (2011) How and why “Free Radicals” create wealth for themselves and meanwhile improve the world Initially, I was somewhat put off by this book’s title but it certainly caught my attention and thus served its purpose in that respect.
COACHING TIP [2011, Books] Effective Leadership in these Uncertain Times
| TUESDAY, AUGUST 30, 2011
John Agno: Can't Get Enough Leadership: Book Notes & Coaching Tips. Books Business Coaching Leadership Memes anywhere leader disruption expect the unexpected just listen mike thompson no longer safe uncertainty volatilityBy Mike Thomas, author of " The Anywhere Leader ". These are the days of uncertainty. I love what John F.
- [2011, Books] Management Book of Year Awards 2011 -- Judge Needs Advice
I have the greatest honour to be a judge (thanks Piers) in the British Library and Chartered Management Institutes Book of Years Awards 2011. There are around 20 of us judging in various categories, of which I was lucky enough to be selected for the coveted Commuters Read. You are not watching this post, click to start watching
N2GROWTH BLOG [2011, Books] Rethinking Good To Great
| TUESDAY, JUNE 7, 2011
ve had issues with some of the concepts contained in Jim Collins book Good To Great since it was first released. Not only do I believe that most people should rethink aspects of Good To Great , but they should also reevaluate many best selling business books that use biased statistical data as a substitute for common sense business wisdom.
LDRLB [2011, Books] Book Review: Adapt
| THURSDAY, MAY 26, 2011
His new book, Adapt: Why Success Always Starts with Failure , is quickly becoming one of my favorite reads of the entire year. Better known as the undercover economist, Harford book’s is new technically a leadership book. Featured book review failure harford learningTim Harford was the May guest on the LeaderLab podcast.
ERIC JACOBSON [2011, Books] Leaders: How To Maximize A Team's Effectiveness
| MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2011
Best-selling leadership book authors Scott J. Team Building Leadership Books Leadership General Management Skills Communications Skills Leadership SkillsHigh-functioning teams can disagree and still produce excellent products and results. Team members can also disagree and still care about each other.
GREAT LEADERSHIP [2011, Books] 10 Mistakes Every Leader Should Make (and learn from) before They Die
| THURSDAY, APRIL 14, 2011
We learn from job changes, stretch assignments, other people, and other more formal ways (courses, books, blogs, etc…). I was driving to work the other day and the morning show hosts were doing a bit on a list someone created called “10 Mistakes Everyone Should Make Before They Die”. Lominger calls it “developmental heat”. Lesson learned.
LEAD ON PURPOSE [2011, Books] Lean startup, lean company
| MONDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2011
As the title indicates, the book’s content is geared towards people starting new businesses. Five key principles: The book focuses on five key principles: Entrepreneurs are everywhere: “The concept of entrepreneurship includes anyone who works within my definition of a startup” (see above). If there was a solution, would they buy it?
FIRST FRIDAY BOOK SYNOPSIS [2011, Books] The Coming Jobs War: A book review by Bob Morris
| THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2011
The Coming Jobs War: What Every Leader Must Know About the Future of Job Creation Jim Clifton Gallup Press (2011) How and why entrepreneurs can – indeed must – win America’s “next everything war” The war to which the title of this book refers will never be declared officially but I am convinced that it [.].
LEADING BLOG [2011, Books] 3 Ways to Be a Positive Leader
| FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2011
ve had many managers approach me and tell me that my books helped them realize they needed to focus less on rules and invest more in their work relationships. This is a guest post by best-selling author and speaker, Jon Gordon about the value of developing positive relationships with the people you lead. You are a hiker.” So what happens?
COACHING TIP [2011, Books] 3 Ways to Confront Economic Adversity in 2011
| TUESDAY, MARCH 15, 2011
Understanding and using time to overcome life’s challenges is a topic I cover extensively in my book, THE POWER OF ADVERSITY: Tough Times Can Make You Stronger, Wiser, and Better. By Guest Author Al Weatherhead. Time and Patience. Nonetheless, business investment has stabilized and is ever increasing. Deregulation. Entrepreneurship.
LEADING BLOG [2011, Books] Information Overload and What You Can Do About It
| WEDNESDAY, JULY 20, 2011
Even as dry as information tends to be, this is an absorbing book. Find more tips at the book's companion website: OverloadStories.com. * * *. Knowledge workers think for a living to varying extents, depending on the job and situation, but there is little time for thought and reflection in the course of a typical day. or “Great!”
N2GROWTH BLOG [2011, Books] Leadership & Mental Models
| SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2011
and we read books on how to master everything from the newest software application to the latest management theory. By Mike Myatt , Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth. When was the last time you conducted an honest evaluation of your thought life? what you think about, and; 2.) how how you think about it. thinking independently.
COACHING TIP [2011, Books] Building Leadership Trust
| MONDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2011
Books Leadership mike figliuolo one piece of paper predictability though leaders trust trust edge truth about trustBy Guest Author Mike Figliuolo, author of One Piece of Paper: The Simple Approach to Powerful, Personal Leadership. . People follow leaders they trust. Trust is based on predictability. That’s not authentic. Be yourself.
ERIC JACOBSON [2011, Books] New Book For Work-From-Home Employees
| SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2011
If you are a leader of work-from-home employees, share the new book, There's No Place Like Working From Home , with them. Author Elaine Quinn wrote the book after working as a consultant for 10 years with small business owners who struggled with organization, time management, workflow processes, productivity and related challenges.
LEADERSHIP FREAK [2011, Books] Seven Ways to Find Order in Chaos
| TUESDAY, AUGUST 2, 2011
Dr. Menkes’ book, Better Under Pressure, explains [.]. Leading Motivation Passion Stress Book Notes Interview LeadershipPhoto by William Warby If duress, stress, and pressure represent the dark side of opportunity, today’s world offers great opportunity.
ERIC JACOBSON [2011, Books] How To Avoid These 8 Employee Evaluation Pitfalls
| FRIDAY, AUGUST 5, 2011
You'll learn how to avoid eight performance evaluation pitfalls in what I think is the best chapter of the book " The Essential HR Handbook ," written by Sharon Armstrong and Barbara Mitchell. When Armstrong isn't writing books, she's reading. based in Overland Park, KS.
FIRST FRIDAY BOOK SYNOPSIS [2011, Books] Traction: A book review by Bob Morris
| THURSDAY, MARCH 24, 2011
Traction: Get a Grip on Your Business Gino Wickman Virtual CEO (2011) Without traction, no individual or organization accomplishes anything. As I began to read this book, I was reminded of a book co-authored by Chip and Dan Heath in which they explain why a few ideas “stick but most don’t. It can also be [.].
EXECUPUNDIT [2011, Books] Book Tip
| SUNDAY, JULY 17, 2011
IMHO: One of the best novelists out there is Hilary Mantel. Have read and enjoyed Wolf Hall , Beyond Black , and Fludd. In the mail: A Place of Greater Safety
RON EDMONDSON [2011, Books] Thanksgiving Survey: Book Giveaway
| THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2011
All who enter will be eligible for a free book. On Monday I’ll randomly draw from comments and give away my favorite book that I’ve read this year. Related posts: Book Giveaway: What’s It Like to Be Married to Me? Rite of Passage, by Jim McBride Book Review and Giveaway. Turkey, ham or other?
FIRST FRIDAY BOOK SYNOPSIS [2011, Books] Great by Choice: A book review by Bob Morris
| SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2011
Hansen Harper Business/A HarperCollins Imprint (2011)Additional and even more valuable revelations about “the principles that distinguish great organizations from good ones” For as long as I can remember, Jim Collins has been a research-driven business [.]. Hansen Progressive Insurance Southwest Airlines Stryker
FIRST FRIDAY BOOK SYNOPSIS [2011, Books] Great by Choice: A book review by Bob Morris
| WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2011
Hansen Harper Business/A HarperCollins Imprint (2011) Additional and even more valuable revelations about “the principles that distinguish great organizations from good ones” For as long as I can remember, Jim Collins has been a research-driven [.]. Hansen Progressive Insurance Southwest Airlines Stryker
CO2 [2011, Books] Why Write A Book
| WEDNESDAY, JUNE 30, 2010
RSS Feed Schedule a Call Free E-Book Assessment Test Coffee Schedule Coaching Lunch About Us CO2 Story Our Approach Our Successes Our Executive Coaches Gary B. Wilkov, Book Business Consultant Too often I get asked by people who lead others in business, society and cultures: “Why would a leader want to write a book?” Wilkov.
GREAT LEADERSHIP [2011, Books] 3 Simple Presentation Tips for Leaders
| SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2011
His latest book, Leadership - Off the Wall , highlights the guiding principles some well-known CEOs and presidents keep on their desks or post on their office walls. While there are hundreds of definitions of leadership, most would agree that one of the important characteristics of a great leader is the ability to inspire others to change.
TERRY STARBUCKER [2011, Books] 10 Essential Steps To Leadership Excellence
| SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2011
Download my free e-book to find out more about these lessons , and always remember those seven words: “ I don’t know, but I’ll find out “ Survey The Landscape (and open your ears) - Your first 3-6 months on the job should be more listening than talking. It’s a very powerful exercise well worth doing. Period.
FIRST FRIDAY BOOK SYNOPSIS [2011, Books] Six Action Shoes: A book report by Bob Morris
| SUNDAY, AUGUST 28, 2011
Six Action Shoes Edward De Bono Longman Higher Education (1991) Note: When preparing for some interviews, I recently re-read several books on the creative process and remain convinced that all are still among the best. For example… A Shoe for Every Action I presume to suggest that you read this book after you read de [.].
MANAGEMENT IS A JOURNEY [2011, Books] A Tale of Two Managers
| TUESDAY, JANUARY 11, 2011
Subscribe to Our Mailing List E-Book Learn the pitfalls that hinder a manager’s effectiveness. Click Here to Read The Complete Website Agreement A Tale of Two Managers January 11th, 2011 Robert Tanner Both good and bad managers have a lasting impact and they live in the memory of those who worked for them. was wrong, however. Thanks!
ERIC JACOBSON [2011, Books] How To Assess Your Organization's Risk Using The 5Cs
| SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2011
Books For Managers Management Leadership Books Leadership Crisis Management General Management Skills Customer Service Organizational RiskWithin the first 100 days as a new leader in an organization, you'll want to assess your organization's risk. Authors George Bradt, Jayme A.
EXECUPUNDIT [2011, Books] Execupundit.com: Crossen's Picks: 2010 Books
| MONDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2011
Execupundit.com Commentary by Michael Wade on Leadership, Ethics, Management, and Life Monday, February 07, 2011 Crossens Picks: 2010 Books Responding to a readers question, Cynthia Crossen listed the best books by women in 2010. She then listed the best books by men.
ERIC JACOBSON [2011, Books] 70 Ways To Be A Better Leader
| SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2011
The list below is a good list for learning how to be a better leader when you don't have a lot of time to read books about leadership. Read leadership books to learn 51. Management Leadership Books Leadership Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management General Management Skills Leadership SkillsDon't micromanage 2. Be visible 15.
FIRST FRIDAY BOOK SYNOPSIS [2011, Books] The Sugary Secret of Self-Control: A book review of Willpower: Rediscovering the Greatest Human Strength
| THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2011
Here is an excerpt from an article that appeared in The New York Times (September 2, 2011). Bob's blog entries Adam and Eve Debra Winger Gary Taxali Google Books Ngram Viewer Harvard College professor of psychology at Harvard Universit Penguin Press St. It is a review written by Steven Pinker of Roy F.
FIRST FRIDAY BOOK SYNOPSIS [2011, Books] Overload! A book review by Bob Morris
| THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2011
Spira John Wiley & Sons (2011) How and why more information usually means less information has impact Chip and Dan Heath are the co-authors of two brilliant books, Made to Stick and Switch. Overload! How Too Much Information Is Hazardous to Your Organization Jonathan B. Spira Made to Stick Overload! Fieldbook Overload!
EXECUPUNDIT [2011, Books] Book Review: The Venice Experiment
| SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2011
thoroughly pleasant book. Many of us have wondered what it would be like to pack it all in and move to an exotic locale. Coping with the daily routine could turn into a grand adventure or a long series of regrets. Barry Frangipane took the leap. He and his wife Debbie sold their home in Florida and moved to Venice for a year. Don't worry.
FIRST FRIDAY BOOK SYNOPSIS [2011, Books] The Perfectionist’s Handbook: A book review by Bob Morris
| THURSDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2011
The Perfectionist’s Handbook: Take Risks, Invite Criticism, and Make the Most of Your Mistakes Jeff Szymanski John Wiley & Sons (2011) A brilliant analysis of the differences between healthy and unhealthy perfectionism I agree with Jeff Szymanski that perfection is best viewed as an on-going process rather than as an ultimate destination.
FIRST FRIDAY BOOK SYNOPSIS [2011, Books] The Two-Second Advantage: A book review by Bob Morris
| MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2011
The Two-Second Advantage: How We Succeed by Anticipating the Future — Just Enough Vivek Ranadivé and Kevin Maney Crown Business (2011) The power of prediction-based talent: Intuition on “the other side of complexity” At least a century ago, Oliver Wendell Holmes observed, “I don’t care a fig for simplicity on this side of complexity but [.].
FIRST FRIDAY BOOK SYNOPSIS [2011, Books] The Essential Advantage: A book review by Bob Morris
| THURSDAY, AUGUST 18, 2011
Bob's blog entries A.G. Lafley Apple Cesare Mainardi Cisco Systems Coca-Cola Harvard Business Review Press Herman Miller How to achieve and sustain a product and service fit How to achieve itHow to sustain it how to “live coherence every day” how to create value How to develop eachHow to coordinate all three IBM Jedi Master Yoda: "Do or do not.
- [2011, Books] Flying Without a Net: A book review by Bob Morris
DeLong Harvard Business Review Press (2011) A new model for anxiety management by “high-need-for-achievement professionals” In the Preface, Thomas J. Flying Without a Net: Turn Fear of Change into Fuel for Success Thomas J. This [.].
- [2011, Books] Ten Steps Ahead: A book review by Bob Morris
Bob's blog entries Albert Einstein Andy Hertzfeld “Vision without execution is hallucination” BHAG (i.e. Big Hairy Audacious Goal) Dreamers think about it…visionaries see it and then make it happen [comma] at whatever cost Edwin Land emotional intelligence Erik Calonius Henry Ford Isaac Asimov Jeff Hawkins Jerry Porras Jim Collins John D.
KEVIN EIKENBERRY [2011, Books] Winning Friends and Influencing People Doesn’t Change
| WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2011
While that may seem like a long time ago to you, the book was already old then – it was written in the 1930′s. I Books Building Relationships Communication Influence Leadership Personal Development Dale Carnegie friendsI first read Dale Carnegie’s classic How to Win Friends and Influence People 30 years ago.
KEVIN EIKENBERRY [2011, Books] I Wonder Where the Wonder Went
| FRIDAY, JULY 1, 2011
As I was writing the post, I thought about a piece I wrote many years ago, that became a chapter in my book Vantagepoints on Learning and Life. Books Creativity Innovation Leadership Learning awe vantagepoints wonderBecause [.].
CEO BLOG [2011, Books] Little Book of Leadership Development Review
| TUESDAY, APRIL 12, 2011
wrongly gave credit to the procrastination log yesterday to the wrong author (perhaps I read too many time management books). like reading but I also like short books. Perhaps that is why my Time Management book is only 77 pages (or perhaps it is because it is more efficient to only write 77 pages). Long title but concise book.
ERIC JACOBSON [2011, Books] For Critical Questions To Ask During Exit Interviews
| SUNDAY, JULY 10, 2011
Fortunately, Richard Finnegan , shares in his book, Rethinking Retention in Good Times and Bad , four key questions you should include in your exit interviews : Why did you decide to leave us? Books For Managers Management Leadership Books Leadership Employee Retention Exit Interviews General Management Skills Leadership Skills
- [2011, Books] “I Consider myself Well Read” – A Reflection from Roger Ebert
In an earlier chapter of my life, I read church books, theology books, books about church life and church growth and God. Now I read business books, and quite a bit of general non-fiction. Randy's blog entries books lovers lifelong reading Roger Ebert well readI am not well read. I wish I were.
MANAGEMENT CRAFT [2011, Books] Virtually Boring = More Boring! Give Great Virtual Presentations
| MONDAY, JANUARY 24, 2011
The Cranky Middle Manager ), has a great new book out called 10 Steps to Successful Virtual Presentations. had the opportunity to take an early peek at the book and think you will get a lot out of it. Books Management Web/TechMy pal, Wayne Turmel (a.k.a. Great Web Meetings Guru, a.k.a.
FIRST FRIDAY BOOK SYNOPSIS [2011, Books] Back to the Future With Physical Paperback Books
| THURSDAY, AUGUST 25, 2011
In a stunning reversal against the digital book market, the Wall Street Journal reports that a successful author has turned to phyiscal paperbacks through a contract with a traditional publisher. Trachtenberg, is entitled “E-Book Author Tries New Format: Real Paperbacks (August 23, 2011, p.
- [2011, Books] Review books in the CMI library
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