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Full Steam Ahead – Book Review

The Leadership Advisor

I read a ton of leadership books every year. A very broad description, but quite accurate in my opinion. When I began reading Full Steam Ahead!,

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Terminate Performance Reviews

Tony Mayo

Knowledge at Wharton published a very well-done summary article on the problems with and alternatives to the traditional annual performance review. For Executives Performance ReviewsHere are my favorite excerpts.

How Reviewing This Year Will Improve Your Results Next Year

Kevin Eikenberry

The “year in review” is a staple for the media this time of the year. Achievement Leadership Learning journaling reflection reviewTime Magazine will name its Person of the Year, Billboard will rank the top songs in every category, and every newspaper will list the top stories of the year.

The Global Innovation 1000 (2011): Why Culture is Key

First Friday Book Synopsis

Bob's blog entries 3M Apple Booz & Company Buddy Media EBITDA Fscebook Google Harvard Business Review Intellectual Capital: The New Wealth of Organizations The Global Innovation 1000 (2011): Why Culture is Key Tom Stewart Wealth of Knowledge: Intellectual Capital and the Twenty-first Century Organization

Book Review: Traction

Managing Leadership

Book Reviews Management Management SkillsTraction – an apt and reassuring title for one of an increasingly rare breed of truly satisfying and rewarding management books. Who doesn’t want to feel they have such a profound understanding of and contact with the reality that drives their business? Enjoy!

Full Steam Ahead! Book Review

Lead Change Blog

Leadership Development Resources Reviews character-based leadership engagement Growth Leadership mission purpose Self Development Teamwork values vision“…We have observed that the biggest impediment to managers becoming great leaders is the lack of a clear vision.

Poke The Box: A Review and One Question to Seth Godin

QAspire

Books/Reviews action action orientation Book review initiatives Poke the box Seth GodinHe leads by example! One question to Seth Godin.

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The Introvert’s Guide to Success in Business and Leadership – Book Review

The Leadership Advisor

When my friend Lisa Petrilli asked me to review her book, I immediately said yes. No, brilliant. No, insightful. No… you get my point.

Most Read Posts of 2011

Kevin Eikenberry

I was looking at some of my blog stats, and thought it would be useful to share a list of my most read posts of 2011. As I re-read them in preparing this review, I became excited [.]. All of these were written in the first half of the year, and some of them close together. Leadership Learning most read blog posts popular posts

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The State of Strategy Consulting, 2011

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Walter Kiechel for the Harvard Business Review blog. To read the complete article, check out other articles and resources, and/or sign up for a free subscription to Harvard Business Review’s Daily Alerts, please click here. * * * Like Satan in the book of Job, [.].

Metrics that Matter for 2011 (One Page PDF)

Rajesh Setty

Speaker Main Page 2011 metrics year end reviewNote: I created this one page self-assessment checklist late last year. Entrepreneur.

Blue Jean Manifesto – Book Review

The Leadership Advisor

Book Review Personal Development Professional Development Blue Jeans Career Development Economy Jobs Julie Maloney

November 2011 Edition - Strategy Execution Newsletter - On Managing Processes

Six Disciplines

Harvard Business Review). Business Process Management articles (BPM Institute) (Oct 2011). Welcome to the November issue of the Strategy Execution Newsletter from Six Disciplines. In this month's issue, we're focusing on managing processes. Do You Have The "Master Process" In Your Organization? Find out how! The Fundamentals. Also See.

A Worthy Goal for 2011 and Beyond

QAspire

Home Go to QAspire.com Guest Posts Disclaimer A Worthy Goal for 2011 and Beyond New year brings with it new predictions, agendas, resolutions and trends. From Seth Godin’s post “ What is Excellence ” at Tom Peters website So, seeking/delivering excellence in everything you do is a goal worth chasing in 2011 (and beyond). Don’t Kill It!

Harvard Business Review on Building Better Teams: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Harvard Business Review on Building Better Teams Various Contributors Harvard Business Review Press (2011) How and why some teams “shoot out the lights”…and most don’t Those who aspire to help create and then lead create teams that deliver high-impact results will find the material in this HBR book invaluable. Eisenhardt L.J.

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Leadership Evaluation Summary & Observations 2011

Ron Edmondson

Recently I posted about the annual review process where our team evaluates me in my leadership of Grace Community Church. Leadership. Wisdom.

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Authentic Leadership Can Be Bad Leadership | Harvard Business Review [del.icio.us]

Weekly Leader

Great post by Deborah Gruenfeld and Lauren Zander. leadership practice authenticity badleadership

Book Review: Leadership Charisma

Chartered Management Institute

Reviewed by Andrew May FCMI. The book is well laid out, easy to follow and a full bibliography is useful for further reference. You are not watching this post, click to start watching

Book Review: Better Under Pressure

Execupundit

Menkes, the author of Executive Intelligence: What All Great Leaders Have, conducted interviews with over 60 CEOs to produce this readable review of how leaders succeed and fail. Menkes identifies three capabilities that help CEOs operate better under pressure: They possess a realistic optimism, a subservience to purpose (i.e.,

First Look: Leadership Books for February 2011

Leading Blog

Read the Leading Blog review. * * * "“When you reread a classic, you do not see more in the book than you did before; you see more in you than there was before.” Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in February. As One by Marhdad Baghai and James Quigley. For bulk orders call 1-800-423-8273. Cliff Fadiman. Books

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Book Review: EQ Checklists

Chartered Management Institute

Reviewed by Malcolm Morley. This book will hopefully whet the appetite of the reader to find out more about emotional intelligence. You are not watching this post, click to start watching

New books in the CMI Library July 2011

Chartered Management Institute

Books added to the library in March Review books in the CMI library New books in CMI library in October. These books are now available for members to borrow. Related Content: New ebooks for the CMI library - tell us what we should be ordering Professional reading on the train: sad – or the mark of a professional? books library

Book Review: Undercover Boss

Chartered Management Institute

Reviewed by Professor Bruce Lloyd, London South Bank University, FCMI. This readable and fascinating book shares reflections on the experience together with lessons learned. You are not watching this post, click to start watching

2011 in Reflection

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

2011 closes the first year of my blog. My Top Posts of 2011. I still find the shorter the post, the longer it takes me to write.

Book Review: Leadership Is Dead: How Influence Is Reviving It

Michael Lee Stallard

I accept an offer only when I believe the book contributes new ideas or insights and I write reviews on approximately one-quarter of the books I read.

The Rainmaker 'Fab Five' Blog Picks of the Week - A Look Ahead at 2011

Maximizing Possibility

 Below is a great collection of posts containing predictions, resolutions, trends, and thoughts for 2011. License.  Enjoy!

Book Review: Purpose-Centered Public Speaking

Tim Milburn

I am grateful to Dr. Rodriguez for allowing me to read and review this great resource. Book Review: Generation iY.

L2L Book Review: “Good Boss, Bad Boss” and “Drive”

Linked 2 Leadership

Leading & Developing Other Leaders Practical Steps to Influence Professional Development Servant Leadership Values Measurements books review business leadership Management NewsQuestions: As growing leaders in the business world, we might ask ourselves these questions. Why do some command greater loyalty from customers and employees?

Book Review: Project Team Dynamics

Chartered Management Institute

Review by David Stephens FCMI. Lisa DiTullio’s book “Project Team Dynamics” is an excellent outline of best practice in forming, developing and running a team. You are not watching this post, click to start watching

The January Leadership Development Carnival: Best of 2011 Edition

Great Leadership By Dan

This month's edition is a special "Best of 2011" collection of leadership development blog posts from many of our regular Carnival contributors.

LeadershipNow 140: October 2011 Compilation

Leading Blog

From @wallybock - Boss's Tip of the Day: Read book reviews. RonEdmondson: The Encouragement Folder : Every Leader Needs One. LeadershipNow 140

Negative Online Reviews

Coaching Tip

As any business owner knows, negative online reviews can have a huge impact on future business. The Best Kind of Performance Review.

Book Review: The Third Screen

Chartered Management Institute

Review by Andrew May FCMI. The book traces the development of mobile devices and how consumer behaviour has changed over a very short time-span which is a fascinating story. The most significant consequence for customers is that of their empowerment which has released them from being passive recipients to businesses’ marketing blandishments.

The Drucker Difference: Making performance reviews worthwhile

First Friday Book Synopsis

Yes, You Can Make Performance Reviews Worthwhile … and less odious for all parties. Here is an excerpt from an article written by Rick Wartzman for Bloomberg Businessweek magazine’s “The Drucker Difference&# series (April 8, 2011). The key is to concentrate first and foremost on employees’ strengths.

Rite of Passage, by Jim McBride Book Review and Giveaway

Ron Edmondson

I’m participating today in the Rite of Passage Blog Tour. Follow the rest of this tour HERE. Rite of Passage is a new book by Jim McBride.

Delivering an Effective Performance Review

First Friday Book Synopsis

There are two business topics that seem to bring out the best and (yes) the worst in executives: 360º feedback and performance reviews. Here is an excerpt from an article written by Rebecca Knight for the Harvard Business Review blog. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, and sign up for [.].

HBR’s Most Popular Blog Posts of 2011

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Katherine Bell for the Harvard Business Review blog. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, and sign up for a subscription to HBR email alerts, please click here. * * * As 2011 comes to a close, the editors of HBR.org [.].

HBR’s Most Popular Blog Posts of 2011

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Katherine Bell for the Harvard Business Review blog. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, and sign up for a subscription to HBR email alerts, please click here. * * * As 2011 comes to a close, the editors of HBR.org [.].

Book Review: Convince them in 90 seconds

Chartered Management Institute

Review by Ann M Kelly FCMI. This is a handy-sized, pocket book, written by a Master Neuro-Linguistic Programming Practitioner to change the image which you have of yourself and to help you to connect – quickly, simply and easily. You are not watching this post, click to start watching

Book Review: Suddenly in Charge

Chartered Management Institute

Reviewed by Julie Hyde MCMI. The book contains a lot of common sense and the practical way that this is applied provides a resource that is grounded and non-emotive in its approach. You are not watching this post, click to start watching