Personal Leadership Book: Behavioral Styles


Watch and comment, sharing your perspectives and experiences, to help us write the book! In the various classes and books that I have had the opportunity to be a part of, the primary focus usually has been to study the strengths and vulnerabilities of each style.

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Are you letting conflicts fester?


Our book, Making Managers into Leaders , provides a simple approach to dealing with this difficult challenge of conflict resolution.

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Women's Leadership Exchange - Blog - I Won't Say Good Bye to Ann.

Women's Leadership Exchange

Womens History Month: Acknowledging Six Women Named Alice Its a New Dawn, Its a New Day, Its a New Life For Small Business and Im Feeling Good I Wont Say Good Bye to Ann Richards Subscribe in a reader Posted: September 15, 2006, 09:26 AM by Leslie Grossman Ann Richards Spirit will live forever. She was so great that Andea and I immediately booked her for our second conference in Dallas - a kind of daring move. Home WLE Events New York Los Angeles Ft.

Women in the News. for Better or Worse

Women's Leadership Exchange

Well Carly Fiorina, former HP Chair, ousted from her role as the most powerful woman in business – which wasn’t necessarily good news - is now on the speaker circuit due to the release of her book “Tough Choices&# - telling her version of the story. Just like the pledge taken in marriage “for better or worse&# we women in business are in it &# for better or worse." " And this past week, it may have been “for worse.&#

What Did Betty and Coretta Think About Desperate Housewives?

Women's Leadership Exchange

Betty truly shifted the world for women (and men) with her book "The Feminine Mystique." Betty Friedan and Coretta King are huge icons and ultimate women of substance. Their passings are a true loss. " Coretta was committed to social justice, even before she married Martin Luther King. Both were headstrong, outspoken and courageous. Their causes - while different - were very much the same.

Ahab at Starbucks

First Friday Book Synopsis

I do not remember when, where, or why I first encountered Larry but during the years since, I have posted reviews of countless books with which he has had either a direct or indirect connection. Ahab at Starbucks Associate Director of Publicity at the Free Press “a book flack at large” Book Flack at Large BusinessWeek Captain Ahab The Pequod Classics Rock! Here is an excerpt from an article written by Larry Hughes and featured by The Huffington Post.

Peter Schiff in 2006

Orrin Woodward

Kim - The Role of Central Banks Peter Schiff in 2006 by Orrin Woodward on Fri 25 Sep 2009 09:38 PM EDT | Permanent Link | Cosmos Peter Schiff is one of the best commentators on Austrian Economics , Political Liberties , and our Founding Fathers in America today.

Emotional Equations: A book review by Bob Morris

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Emotional Equations: Simple Truths for Creating Happiness + Success Chip Conley Free Press/A Division of Simon & Schuster (2012) An “operating manual” from an “emotional concierge” for those who seek meaning in life on the other side of complexity I have read and reviewed Chip Conley’s previous books and with all due respect to them, [.].

Orrin Woodward Leadership Team :: Leaders Produce Long-Term Results

Orrin Woodward

Orrin Woodward Leadership Team Welcome to the leadership blog of the 2010 International Association of Business Top 10 Leadership Guru Orrin Woodward. Ideas have consequences and the goal of this blog is to discuss ideas of consequence. Some ideas you may agree with and some you may disagree.

50 Psychology Classics: A book review by Bob Morris

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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 [.].

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Book Review – Profit Beyond Measure

Deming Institute

Upon co-authoring his 2001 book, Profit Beyond Measure , (with Anders Bröms) he achieved this notoriety by dedicating himself to offering interested listeners and readers an alternative solution, which he refers to as Management by Means or MBM. This difference also represents a shift from profit as the sole reason for a business to profit as the result of “extraordinary attention to work and people,” a most fitting sub-title to this book. Post by Bill Bellows.

Open Business Models: A book review by Bob Morris

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Open Business Models: How to Thrive in the New Innovation Landscape Henry Chesbrough Harvard Business Press (2006) Innovation requires an open mind…and the courage to challenge “the ideology of comfort and the tyranny of custom.” In preparation for my second interview of Henry Chesbrough, I recently re-read his Open Innovation: The New Imperative for Creating [.].

How Mindset Can Affect Organizational Leadership

General Leadership

The term “mindset” in the context of business typically invokes images of all-star athletes going for the gold or maybe thoughts of positive mental attitude – PMA – the self-development concept first introduced in 1937 by Napoleon Hill in his book Think and Grow Rich.

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Return on Learning: A book review by Bob Morris

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Return on Learning: Training for High Performance at Accenture Donald Vanthournout, Tad Waddington, and other members of Accenture’s Capability Development Team Agate B2 (2006) How Accenture achieved an ROI of 353% on its commitment to enterprise learning, February 12, 2008 To the best of my knowledge, this book offers the single best source for information [.].

The Medici Effect: A book review by Bob Morris

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The Medici Effect: Breakthrough Insights at the Intersection of Ideas, Concepts, and Cultures Frans Johannson Harvard Business Review Press (2006) Note: I recently re-read this book to assist with the preparations for an interview and even more impressed by the book now than I was when it was first published fuve years ago.

Rapid Viz: A book review by Bob Morris

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Rapid Viz: A New Method for the Rapid Visualization of Ideas Kurt Hanks and Larry Belliston Course Technology/CENGAGE Learning (2006) The power and value of highly-developed visualization The title’s meaning is self-evident but the potential value of what can be learned from Kurt Hanks and Larry Belliston in this book is not.

HBR 10 Must-Reads on Change: A book review by Bob Morris

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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 [.]. Bob's blog entries Alan Jackson Barbara E. Meyerson Bert Spector David A. Garvin Harold L.

HBR’s 10 Must Reads…Essentials: A book review by Bob Morris

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HBR’s 10 Must Reads: Essentials Various Authors Harvard Business Review 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.

How to Establish Thought Leadership? Interview With Dr. Liz Alexander


Let’s find out from Dr. Liz Alexander who recently co-authored a book titled ThoughtLeadership Tweet. Tanmay Vora] Liz, when I started my own blog in 2006, I had no idea about the concept of thought leadership.

Great Quotes: Super Seven From The Collection of Michael Wade


Home Go to Guest Posts Disclaimer Great Quotes: Super Seven From The Collection of Michael Wade Michael Wade is a GREAT blogger I have been following since 2006. He was the first blogger to have linked back to this blog way back in 2006. Michael Wade also wrote an advance praise and a review of my book #QUALITYtweet – 140 bite-sized ideas to delivery quality in every project. I’ll let you know when the book of quotations is out.

Zag: A book review by Bob Morris

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Zag: The Number One Strategy of High-Performance Brands Marty Neumeier Peachpit Press (2006) How to “zag” when everyone else “zigs” In a previous book, The Brand Gap, Marty Neumeier explains how companies can bridge the gap between business strategy and customer experience, noting that brand-building isn’t a series of isolated activities; rather, it is a [.].

“Design” Trumps “Random” – One Message from Peter Thiel in Zero to One

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After praising the “design” brilliance of Steve Jobs, Peter Thiel tells this story in his book Zero to One: When Yahoo! Offered to buy Facebook for $1 billion in July, 2006, I thought we should at least consider it. But Mark Zuckerberg walked into the board meeting and announced: “Okay, guys, this is just a […]. Randy''s blog entries

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Changing Minds: A book review by Bob Morris

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Changing Minds: The Art and Science of Changing Our Own and Other People’s Minds Howard Gardner Harvard Business Review Press (Paperbound Edition, 2006) Note: I re-read this book curious to know to what extent — if any — Gardner’s insights have lost relevance in light of revelations within recent neuroscience research.

The Best Description of More Human Leadership I’ve Ever Read

Terry Starbucker

Yesterday, while looking for inspiration for this week’s post, I went into my post vault and found this absolute gem from something I posted back in February of 2006. In that post I wrote about a review in the NY Times of the book “Why Should Anyone Be Led by You?” There were some quotes from that book that were noted in the review, and when I re-read them yesterday I was struck by their absolutely spot on description of More Human Leadership.

Marketing Metrics: A book review by Bob Morris

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Marketing Metrics: The Definitive Guide to Measuring Marketing Performance, Second Edition Paul Farris, Neil Bendle, Phillip Pfeifer, and David Reibstein Prentice Hall (2010) Note: The review that follows is of the Second Edition (2010), a sequel to Marketing Metrics: 50+ Metrics Every Executive Should Master (2006).

The Creative Habit: A book review by Bob Morris

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The Creative Habit: Learn It and Use It for Life Twyla Tharp Simon & Schuster ((2006) Enjoy the pleasure of her company and the magic of her mind As is my custom when a new year begins, I recently re-read this book and The Collaborative Habit.

Confession from Ed Oakley About New Leadership Book


A Closer Look at All Those New U.S. Jobs

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personal income peaked in 2006. Books Business Coaching Current Affairs Personal Life Self-Awareness Tips U.S. labor force participation rate is at its lowest level in 38 years. By Elliott Wave International. Editor's note: You'll find a text version of the story below the video.

The Laws of Simplicity: A book review by Bob Morris

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The Laws of Simplicity: Design, Technology, Business, Life John Maeda The MIT Press (2006) Getting to “the other side of complexity Almost immediately after I began to read this book, I was reminded of two quotations, the first from Oliver Wendell Holmes: “I do not care a fig for simplicity this side of complexity but [.].

Navigating The New World of Publishing

Erika Andersen

It’s been a little over nine years since my first book, Growing Great Employees , was published in December of 2006. At the time, about 75% of book sales still happened in brick and mortar stores. Fast forward to today, when Borders is no more, B&N has shrunk and re-trenched, and online book sales have surpassed in-store sales. Books communicating Community people amazon B&N Be Bad First book sales Borders pre-orders publishing

The Disney Way: A book review by Bob Morris

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The Disney Way: Harnessing the Management Secrets of Disney in Your Company William Capodagli and Lynn Jackson McGraw Hill, Second Edition (2006) The ROI of “Magic” According to William Capodagli and Lynn Jackson, “This book tells the inside story of just how Disney’s success was achieved — not by epiphanic flashes of creative insight that [.].

Cirque du Soleil: A book review by Bob Morris

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Bacon Doubleday (2006) “From a tiny spark a great fire was kindled and its flames warmed the world.” Cirque du Soleil: The Spark – Igniting the Creative Fire that Lives within Us All Created by Lyn Heward and written by John U. Cirque du Soleil is one of the 32 organizations that William C. Taylor [.].

3 Ways Pixar Gains Competitive Advantage from Its Culture

Michael Lee Stallard

Ed Catmull, President of Pixar Animation and Walt Disney Animation Studios, describes what he’s learned about leadership and corporate culture in his excellent new book, Creativity, Inc.: In 2006, Disney bought Pixar to boost its struggling Walt Disney Animation Studios unit. book reviews connection culture employee engagement leadership Book Review connection Creativity Inc. As seen on Fox Business.

Setting the Table: A book review by Bob Morris

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Setting the Table: The Transforming Power of Hospitality in Business Danny Meyer HarperCollins (2006) Note: Perhaps 30-35 years ago, probably in an article for Harvard Business Review, Peter Drucker said something to the effect, “If you don’t think you’re in the hospitality business, then you won’t have any business.

Economic Development in America

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The Effective Executive: The Defining Guide to Getting the Right Things Done

Kevin Eikenberry

By Peter Drucker Here are two good clues that a book is worth reading. It has been copyrighted more than once (this book, 1967, 1985, 1996, 2002, and 2006) It is written by Peter Drucker.

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The Radical Edge is Free

Steve Farber

I’d like to give you a free, signed copy of my book, The Radical Edge: Stoke Your Business, Amp Your Life, and Change the World. Although it’s a companion book to The Radical Leap , Edge was written as a self-contained work that stands on its own.

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