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JASON WOMACK 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 The #1 Leadership Problem
| SUNDAY, JANUARY 30, 2011
Here is an article written by Margaret Heffernan for BNET (January 27, 2011), The CBS Interactive Business Network. Her books include The Naked Truth The Huffington Post WikiLeaks Willful Blindness ZineZone Corporation
ERIC JACOBSON Book Review: The Elephant In The Room
| FRIDAY, AUGUST 12, 2011
Diana McLain Smith's new book, The Elephant in the Room , explains how relationships make or break the success of leaders and organizations. For those who really want to understand relationships, however, this book, based on Smith's clinical research and a wealth of in-depth observational studies, is both insightful and worth the effort.
ERIKA ANDERSEN Book #3!
| SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2011
Since last I posted here, I’ve conducted three vision and strategy sessions, made two trips to LA, and (drum roll, please) finished my new book! I’ll keep you posted about what happens next, but as with my previous books, my hope is that this one will be truly useful and enjoyable to all those who buy and read it.
- Beginning our 14th year of the First Friday Book Synopsis, with Practically Radical and Change the Culture, Change the Game
In April of 1998, Karl Krayer and I presented synopses of the first two books selected for the 1st First Friday Book Synopsis. Randy's blog entries first friday book synopsis Noel Tichy The Circle of Innovation The Leadership Engine: How Winning Companies Build Leaders at Every Level Tom PetersI’m a fan of Tom Peters, [.].
N2GROWTH BLOG 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
CEO BLOG 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.
FIRST FRIDAY BOOK SYNOPSIS 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
FIRST FRIDAY BOOK SYNOPSIS Harvard Business Review on Succeeding as an Entrepreneur: A book review by Bob Morris
| SATURDAY, JANUARY 7, 2012
Harvard Business Review on Succeeding as an Entrepreneur Various Contributors Harvard Business Review Press (2011) How to create new businesses and new markets by managing risks effectively This is one of the volumes in a series of anthologies of articles that first appeared in Harvard Business Review. Singleton Lynn C.
KEVIN EIKENBERRY 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.
NEXT LEVEL BLOG A Self Exam on One Piece of Paper
| FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2011
Books executive presence Leadership Personal Presence accountability books Mike Figliuolo One Piece of PaperOne of the many intelligent things that Socrates said is “An unexamined life is not worth living.” In an era when many professionals are running flat out until they crash, taking time for self.
FIRST FRIDAY BOOK SYNOPSIS 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.
CO2 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.
EXECUPUNDIT Books: Out and in the Pipeline
| TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2011
My book on workplace tact continues to outsell the one on council and board presentations. The EEO management book is far behind, but that was expected due to its narrow scope. In the pipeline: Various management and leadership books (including a Best of Execupundit posts) plus a collection of quotations from this site.
N2GROWTH BLOG 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.
FIRST FRIDAY BOOK SYNOPSIS Here is the October, 2011 New York Times Hardcover Business Best Sellers List
| TUESDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2011
Here is the October, 2011 New York Times Best Sellers Hardcover Business Books list. The new Friedman and Maddelbaum book, That Used to Be Us, is number one. As I regularly note, there are some “long-time” titles on this list (Drive; Delivering Happiness; 4-Hour Workweek; Strenghts-Based Leadership). Basically, [.].
COACHING TIP 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.
STRATEGY DRIVEN The Big Picture of Business – The Book of Acronyms
| FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2011
You just finished reading The Big Picture of Business - The Book of Acronyms ! Organizations are accustomed to looking at concepts and practices one way at a time. Clinging to obsolete definitions and viewpoints have a way of perpetuating companies into downward spirals. Therefore, it does not fully grow and bloom. Respectful of employees.
- Onward; Disciplined Dreaming – our two selections for the July First Friday Book Synopsis (July 8)
We have selected two best selling, helpful business books for the July First Friday Book Synopsis. My colleague Karl Krayer will present his synopsis of Onward, the book by Starbucks’ Howard Schultz. I will present the creativity stretching book, Disciplined Dreaming by Josh Linkner.
FIRST FRIDAY BOOK SYNOPSIS 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.
COACHING TIP 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.
GREAT LEADERSHIP 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.
THREE STAR LEADERSHIP Why I stopped counting the number of books I've written
| THURSDAY, JUNE 30, 2011
I used to count the number of books I'd written, tracking progress toward a goal of one hundred books. quit doing that because it was bad for me. Personal Development
LEAD ON PURPOSE 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 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 [.].
FIRST FRIDAY BOOK SYNOPSIS 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.
EXECUPUNDIT "All 42 of her books have been best sellers."
| FRIDAY, MARCH 25, 2011
Here are some things you'll never find in a Mary Higgins Clark novel: an unmarried couple living together, a curse word, a body hacked to pieces. By today's standards, Ms. Read the rest of The Wall Street Journal article
NEXT LEVEL BLOG Bossypants: Leadership Lessons from Tina Fey
| MONDAY, APRIL 25, 2011
read a business book all the way through. You see, the dirty little secret about most business books is you can get the meat from them with a. Books LeadershipI did something this past weekend that I rarely do. Please click the headline to read the whole story.
NEXT LEVEL BLOG An Admiral’s Take On Admiral Mike Mullen’s Leadership
| FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2011
October 1, 2011 marks the retirement of Admiral Mike Mullen from the U.S. Books Leadership Personal Presence The Next LevelNavy and from his role as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. The Washington Post’s David Ignatius offers a nice recap of. Please click the headline to read the whole story.
ERIC JACOBSON 9 Tips For Delivering Excellent Customer Service This Holiday Season
| SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2011
These tips are adapted from the book, Delivering Knock Your Socks Off Service , Fifth Edition by Performance Research Associates, Inc., Books For Managers Management Leadership Books Leadership General Management Skills Customer Service Communications SkillsLeading a customer service team? Communicate with silence.
FIRST FRIDAY BOOK SYNOPSIS 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
- 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.
EXECUPUNDIT Konrath on Promoting E-Books
| TUESDAY, MAY 17, 2011
Thriller author Joe Konrath has some interesting ideas for promoting e-books and offers some motivational thoughts. Among them are: There's a word for a writer who never gives up. published. Denial is a powerful opiate. If you're selling eggs, don't piss off your chickens. Before you make the key, study the lock
MANAGEMENT CRAFT 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.
- 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.
NEXT LEVEL BLOG Video Book Club: You Are Not Your Brain
| FRIDAY, JUNE 3, 2011
It’s conference season which means free books and authors talking about their books. Books Personal PresenceHeard and started to read a good one this week. It’s You Are Not Your Brain by Jeffrey Schwartz and Rebecca. Please click the headline to read the whole story.
- 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 [.].
- 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
FIRST FRIDAY BOOK SYNOPSIS Come join us tomorrow (September 2, 2011) for Knowing Your Value and those Fun ESPN Guys!
| THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2011
If you are in the DFW area tomorrow, come join us for the September 2, 2011 First Friday Book Synopsis. Karl Krayer will present his synopsis of: Those guys have all the fun: Inside the world of ESPN by James Andrew Miller and Tom Shales and Randy Mayeux will present his synopsis of: Knowing Your [.].
TONY MAYO The Invitation by Oriah Mountain Dreamer
| TUESDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2011
For Executive Coaches Quotes and Aphorisms Recommended Books For ExecutivesIt doesn’t interest me what you do for a living. want to know what you ache for, and if you dare to dream of meeting your heart’s longing. It doesn’t interest me how old you are.
FIRST FRIDAY BOOK SYNOPSIS 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.
- 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.
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GREAT LEADERSHIP 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 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.
ERIC JACOBSON New Book Shows Executive Coaches How To Work With Leaders
| SATURDAY, AUGUST 6, 2011
Five New York City-based executive coaches and trainers have banded together to write the new book, Becoming An Exceptional Executive Coach. The book also explains that senior leaders generally do not get to their positions because they are reflective or even conceptual. Frisch Robert J. Lee Karen L.
MICHAEL LEE STALLARD Howard Schultz’s Broken Heart
| WEDNESDAY, JULY 27, 2011
A leader I know and much admire is Howard Behar, the former president of Starbucks North America and Starbucks International. Howard tells about the time 14 years ago this month when he received a call in the middle of the night at his home in Seattle alerting him that three Starbucks employees at the Georgetown store in Washington, D.C.
- Free How-to Coaching Ebook for People Who Help Each Other
Copyright 2011. ProStar Coach Life Coaching Books Success Work People skillsWho do you coach? Before you answer, I'd like to clarify that I'm not necessarily talking about athletic coaches. Or trainers, counselors, life coaches, executive coaches, or anyone who coaches professionally. If so, bless you for trying to do your best.
COACHING TIP 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.
THE RECOVERING ENGINEER It Takes a Team
| TUESDAY, JANUARY 11, 2011
Writing the book was a collaborative effort involving Kevin and me, but it doesn’t stop there. We have a publishing team at Jossey-Bass that knows the book publishing business. Angie, Katie, Becky, Brett, Parker, and Kim have all done work to support the successful launch of our book. And the list goes on and on.
C-LEVEL STRATEGIES Beyond Vision and Leadership to a Mythical 2011
| MONDAY, DECEMBER 27, 2010
About Lisa Petrilli Twitter, LinkedIN, EMAIL Lisa Speaking Hire Lisa RSS Beyond Vision and Leadership to a Mythical 2011 28 Dec By Lisa Petrilli I have very strong opinions regarding the importance of vision in leadership, and if you’ve been reading my blog since its inception you’ll understand the depth of the truth in that statement.
EXECUPUNDIT Top Ten Books
| MONDAY, JULY 18, 2011
Some distinguished authors pick their ten favorite books Prepare to bookmark a page.
- 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 [.].
- Review books in the CMI library
We are working on different ways that you can share your comments on management books. Related Content: Reading list: Human resource management New books in CMI library in October Update on CMI Management Book of the Year entries Confused over which management book to read? books CMI Management Book of the Year library
N2GROWTH BLOG 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.
FIRST FRIDAY BOOK SYNOPSIS 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.
COACHING TIP Four Keys to Corporate Leadership Success
| SUNDAY, APRIL 17, 2011
Books Career Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Leadership Memes adam bryant confidence fearlessness five success factors passionate curiosity simple mindset team smarts the corner officeWhat will determine who gets the next promotion, and the one after that? Which of them, when the time comes, will get that corner office? Team Smarts.
RON EDMONDSON 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?
C-LEVEL STRATEGIES Leadership Secrets to Winning the Customer Every Time
| MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2011
Lou’s new book “ Winning the Customer officially launches this evening with a gala celebration in Boston (my original home town) and Lou will be sharing his secrets from the book at tomorrow night’s Leadership Chat on Twitter. Winning the Customer. A3 Lou: A common buzzword these days is “authentic”.
MANAGEMENT CRAFT Book Review of Connecting Top Managers from @ThatDwayne #leadership
| TUESDAY, APRIL 26, 2011
I want to thank Dwayne, over at Genuine Curiosity for posting a thoughtful and positive review of my latest book, Connecting Top Managers : Developing Executive Teams for Business Success. What I like most about this book is that it helps leaders at all levels be better together. Books ManagementPlease check his review out here.
N2GROWTH BLOG 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.
THE RECOVERING ENGINEER My Interview With Mike Phillips on Lead the Team
| WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2011
Learn More… Comments 3 Responses to “My Interview With Mike Phillips on Lead the Team Mike Phillips says: February 2, 2011 at 11:16 pm Great talk Guy! I’m sure the book will do great, it’s AWESOME! Reply Guy Harris says: February 2, 2011 at 11:19 pm Hi Mike – Thanks for the interview. Never show again.
ERIC JACOBSON Do You Practice Open Leadership?
| TUESDAY, AUGUST 9, 2011
Books For Managers Management Leadership Books Leadership Corporate Culture General Management Skills Communications SkillsOpen Leadership author Charlene Li reminds leaders to periodically ask themselves these " open leadership skills assessment" questions: Do I seek out and listen to different points of view?
- 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.
FIRST FRIDAY BOOK SYNOPSIS 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.
LEADERSHIP FREAK Bob Burg on Life and Leadership
| WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2011
Book Notes Interview Leading Marks of leaders Taking others higher Leadership DevelopmentYesterday Bob Burg took my call and we chatted for nearly an hour. don’t waste much time on calls so after he shared a bit of his story, I asked him if he thought of himself as a leader. loved his answer.
NEXT LEVEL BLOG 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.
- 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 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 [.].
FIRST FRIDAY BOOK SYNOPSIS 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 [.].
KEVIN EIKENBERRY 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.
ERIC JACOBSON Book Review: The Leader's Checklist By Michael Useem
| TUESDAY, JUNE 14, 2011
The book will ultimately sell for $6.99. Because, within the 56-page book, Useem provides 15 core principles that will help you to develop the ability to make good and timely decisions in unpredictable and stressful environments. recommend getting your free copy. When leadership really matters," explains Useem.
FIRST FRIDAY BOOK SYNOPSIS 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 [.].
- Book Review: NLP for Project Managers
The book also benefits from an Appendix “A Virtual Week in the Life of an Effective Project Manager” which draws wisdom from the body of the book by relating an amusing narrative - a fictitious but illuminating “walk of the talk”. Review by Gordon Harris FCMI. You are not watching this post, click to start watching
FIRST FRIDAY BOOK SYNOPSIS 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.
COACHING TIP Why I Wrote Managing (Right) for the First Time
| TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2011
That’s why you don’t find many good books on the topic, by the way. . Books Self Assessment Skills core principles david c baker managing right the first time reluctant leadershipBy Guest Author David C. Baker. As a management consultant , I’ve had the privilege of interviewing more than 10,000 employees across 600+ companies. .
KEVIN EIKENBERRY 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 [.].
WOMEN ON BUSINESS Leadership Development: When NOT to be GUTSY
| MONDAY, APRIL 4, 2011
While gathering definitions for the word “GUTSY , to be used in my new book being released soon. Books for Businesswomen female executives Leadership personal development Gutsy Mad Men Rebel women leadershipI had an epiphany. Maybe there are times to just be still, not show your confident, brash, exuberant, irreverent side.
THREE STAR LEADERSHIP 9/16/11 Alpha State: a Thought Starter and Book Recommendation
| FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2011
Here's a thought starter about doing great things 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 and it's more likely to happen on the weekend. Time Off
MODERN SERVANT LEADER 25 Ways to Prepare for Catalyst and Other Leadership Conferences
| MONDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2011
Relevant Books: I prefer audio books. Whatever your format, get the books from authors you plan to hear speak. As the Catalyst East leadership conference approaches, I’m excited to finalize my preparations. This enables you to make the most of their presentations. Catalyst speakers can be found here. Logistics. Great.
ERIC JACOBSON Former Verizon Wireless CEO Teaches Leadership Lessons In New Book
| FRIDAY, MAY 13, 2011
Strigl offers a revealing insight into how he led the company in his new book, Managers, can you hear me now? -- co-authored by Frank Swiatek. Books For Managers Management Leadership Books Leadership Corporate Culture General Management Skills Accountability Communications Skills Building TrustTrust and loyalty then grows.
FIRST FRIDAY BOOK SYNOPSIS Understanding Michael Porter: A book review by Bob Morris
| SATURDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2011
FIRST FRIDAY BOOK SYNOPSIS 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 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 [.].
- 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.
FIRST FRIDAY BOOK SYNOPSIS 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
MICHAEL LEE STALLARD Malcolm Gladwell, Atul Gawande on Connection
| FRIDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2011
In Malcolm Gladwell’s most recent book, Outliers: The Story of Success , connection is a theme throughout. Similar to Gawande’s book, we learn that the key to airline safety is to reduce human error by making sure pilots, co-pilots and air traffic controllers are connected in both a rational and emotional sense.
FIRST FRIDAY BOOK SYNOPSIS 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 [.].
THREE STAR LEADERSHIP Boss's Tip of the Day: Read book reviews
| TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2011
You don't have to read every new book to keep up with current ideas. If you're a boss, you know that every day is a challenge to do better. Boss's Tip of the Day
ERIKA ANDERSEN I Heart 800CEOREAD
| TUESDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2011
Just got back from the 2011 Authors’ Pow-wow in Austin, Hosted this year by 800CEOREAD , Cave Henricks Communications / Shelton Interactive and Greenleaf Books. It’s a conference for business book authors (and aspiring authors) that really pulls back the curtain on the process of writing and publishing a book.
MANAGEMENT CRAFT Becoming a Leader - Bud to Boss @KevinEikenberry
| SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2011
My pal and fellow blogger Kevin Eikenberry (and his co-author Guy Harris) have come out with a new book called From Bud to Boss: Secrets to a Successful Transition to Remarkable Leadership. Books ManagementAnd, importantly, to realize there both WILL be changes and SHOULD BE changes that occur as you take on a new role. Check it out!
- “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.
FIRST FRIDAY BOOK SYNOPSIS 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
EXECUPUNDIT Two Spooky Books
| MONDAY, JUNE 6, 2011
If you want an escape novel, check out The Magicians by Lev Grossman. Another odd one: Hilary Mantel's Beyond Black is bizarre and beautifully done
COACHING TIP First, Know Yourself
| FRIDAY, JUNE 24, 2011
The formula for becoming known is laid out in the book, " Celebritize Yourself ," by Marsha Friedman, a publicity specialist, writer, national radio personality, public speaker and CEO of the PR firm EMS Incorporated. . Friedman says "it all starts with a book." Why a book? A book also opens the door to the media.
WOMEN ON BUSINESS Inbound Marketing: Great Read for Inexperienced Online Marketers
| WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 17, 2011
Overall, it was a pretty good book and I recommend it frequently to my clients that don’t have any experience in marketing their business online. With that being said, it’s not a book I would recommend to those who already have a strong basic knowledge of what it takes to get their business found online. The Good. The Bad.
STRATEGY DRIVEN The Future of Business Is Social: Seven Principles That Lead to.
| WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 26, 2011
This book will show you, as an employee, customer or partner, how to use new social technologies, make yourself heard, and produce better products and services. The book provides a social assessment for leaders, managers and employees to scientifically evaluate your individual social skills and competencies. Juliano Howard T. Lucas D.
FIRST FRIDAY BOOK SYNOPSIS 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 [.].
- 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
LEADING BLOG 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!”
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