Best Leadership Books of 2013

Leading Blog

The list below represents my picks for the best leadership books of 2013. * * *. A reflective reading of this book will cause you to look more deeply into your own motivations and behaviors, live authentically and lead from who you are. Related Interest: Best Leadership Books of 2012. Best Leadership Books of 2011. Best Leadership Books of 2010. Books L EADERSHIP IS is an inside job.

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First Look: Leadership Books for December 2013

Leading Blog

Here''s a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in December. Books Hacking Leadership : The 11 Gaps Every Business Needs to Close and the Secrets to Closing Them Quickly by Mike Myatt. Boards That Lead : When to Take Charge, When to Partner, and When to Stay Out of the Way by Ram Charan, Dennis Carey and Michael Useem. Lead & Influence : Get More Ownership, Commitment, and Achievement From Your Team by Mark Fritz.

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First Look: Leadership Books for October 2013

Leading Blog

Here''s a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in October. Books The Good Struggle : Responsible Leadership in an Unforgiving World by Joseph L. Badaracco Jr. Eat Move Sleep : How Small Choices Lead to Big Changes by Tom Rath. Creative Confidence : Unleashing the Creative Potential Within Us All by Tom Kelley and David Kelley. The Everything Store : Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon by Brad Stone.

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First Look: Leadership Books for November 2013

Leading Blog

Here''s a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in November. All titles are at least 40% off the list price and are available only in limited quantities. * * * “He that loves a book will never want a faithful friend, a wholesome counselor, a cheerful companion, an effectual comforter.” — Isaac Barrow (1630–1677). Books Leading Through Uncertainty : How Umpqua Bank Emerged from the Great Recession Better and Stronger than Ever by Raymond P. Davis.

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First Look: Leadership Books for September 2013

Leading Blog

Here''s a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in September. Books Thinking in New Boxes : A New Paradigm for Business Creativity by Luc de Brabandere and Alan Iny. The Firm : The Story of McKinsey and Its Secret Influence on American Business by Duff McDonald. Beyond the Idea : How to Execute Innovation in Any Organization by Vijay Govindarajan and Chris Trimble.

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First Look: Leadership Books for August 2013

Leading Blog

Here''s a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in August. All titles are at least 40% off the list price and are available only in limited quantities. * * * “There are worse crimes than burning books. Books Creative Followership : In the Shadow of Greatness by Jimmy Collins with Michael Cooley. Breakthrough by David C.M. Carter The Chaos Imperative : How Chance and Disruption Increase Innovation, Effectiveness, and Success by Ori Brafman and Judah Pollack.

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First Look: Leadership Books for July 2013

Leading Blog

Here''s a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in July. Books Business Secrets of the Trappist Monks : One CEO''s Quest for Meaning and Authenticity by August Turak. The Rise of the Naked Economy : How to Benefit from the Changing Workplace by Ryan Coonerty and Jeremy Neuner. Worthless, Impossible and Stupid : How Contrarian Entrepreneurs Create and Capture Extraordinary Value by Daniel Isenberg.

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First Look: Leadership Books for May 2013

Leading Blog

Here''s a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in May. All titles are at least 40% off the list price and are available only in limited quantities. * * * “You cannot open a book without learning something.” — Confucius. Books Ten Virtues of Outstanding Leaders : Leadership and Character by Al Gini and Ronald M. Green. What You''re Really Meant to Do : A Road Map for Reaching Your Unique Potential by Robert Steven Kaplan.

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First Look: Leadership Books for March 2013

Leading Blog

Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in March. BooksFear Your Strengths : What You Are Best at Could Be Your Biggest Problem by Robert E. Kaplan and Robert B. Kaiser. Reinventing You: Define Your Brand, Imagine Your Future by Dorie Clark. The Leader's Code : Mission, Character, Service, and Getting the Job Done by Donovan Campbell.

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First Look: Leadership Books for March 2013

Leading Blog

Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in March. BooksFred 2.0 : New Ideas on How to Keep Delivering Extraordinary Results by Mark Sanborn. Leadership and the Art of Struggle : How Great Leaders Grow Through Challenge and Adversity by Steven Snyder. Create Distinction : What to Do When "Great" Isn't Good Enough to Grow Your Business by Scott McKain.

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First Look: Leadership Books for February 2013

Leading Blog

Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in February. BooksLeadership Conversations : Challenging High Potential Managers to Become Great Leaders by Alan S. Berson and Richard G. Stieglitz. Playing to Win : How Strategy Really Works by A.G. Lafley and Roger L. Martin. American Turnaround : Reinventing AT&T and GM and the Way We Do Business in the USA by Edward Whitacre with Leslie Cauley.

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First Look: Leadership Books for January 2013

Leading Blog

Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in January. BooksInfectious : How to Connect Deeply and Unleash the Energetic Leader Within by Achim Nowak. Real Influence : Persuade Without Pushing and Gain Without Giving In by Mark Goulston and John Ullmen. Admired : 21 Ways to Double Your Value by Mark C. Thompson and Bonita S. Thompson. Taking Smart Risks : How Sharp Leaders Win When Stakes are High by Doug Sundheim.

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LeadershipNow 140: October 2013 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here are a selection of tweets from October 2013 that you might have missed: 20 Tools for Coaching and Teaching by @edbatista. 7 Unconventional Reasons Why You Absolutely Should Be Reading Books. "I’m

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LeadershipNow 140: April 2013 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here are a selection of tweets from April 2013 that you might have missed: Ariens CEO outlines Seven Skills of a Lean Leader. KristaKotrla: Intriguing list! >> 6 Non-Business Books That Will Make You Smarter by @jeff_haden.

2013 Best Summer Reads

LDRLB

Perhaps this year you’ve been extra busy, and need to catch up on some of 2013’s good new releases. Or maybe you’re looking out to what books are on the horizon. Bell’s book on how leaders must take charge of their people’s development is a great read. Summer is fast upon us.

Minneapolis Book Events July 2013

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Minneapolis Book Events: A Business Book Bonanza of Minnesota Based Authors. This month, Minneapolis Book Events will be featuring 5 local authors, each sharing short snippets of their books and allowing time for book signings (and buying). by Gary Cohen.

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Favorite Leadership Books

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Books Resources Have a book on us! Well, here it is… our list of books we will sponsor to anyone who asks. If the cost of a book stands between you and becoming a better leader, let us know what book that might be and if we agree it’s a good leadership book, we’ll get [.]. Books Resources Free Books Leadership Development Stupid Ideas That’s right.

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Book Review: The Character-Based Leader

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Character Based Leader Book [link] I recently read The Character-Based Leader – a great book written by a number of the members of the Lead Change Group. Character Based Leader Book Character Character-based Leadership Leadership The Character-Based Leader Book

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The January 2013 Leadership Development Carnival: Best of 2012 Edition

Great Leadership By Dan

Welcome to The January 2013 Leadership Development Carnival: Best of 2012 Edition! I chose this post not just because it elicited strong interest from readers in many countries, but because it may help foster personal reflection and inquiry at the start of 2013.

Do You Want to Write a Book?

Lead Change Blog

I’m no expert on writing books. Self Leadership Author Books Platform Write Posted in Self Leadership [link] It’s a question that, admittedly, may only speak to a small percentage of people. However, it is a question I get often… What advice do you have for an aspiring author?

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Top Leadership Books Of 2013

Eric Jacobson

Here, in no particular order, are my top (favorite) books for leaders that were published in 2013. Best Leadership Books Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Leadership Books Management

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Book Review of The Decision Maker by Dennis Bakke

Lead Change Blog

Career Development Change Management Leadership Coaching Book Review Decision Maker employee engagement Leadership Problem Solving Posted in Career Development Change Management Leadership Coaching Dennis W. Bakke is a CEO and an entrepreneur.

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No Joke: The April 1st, 2013 Leadership Development Carnival

Great Leadership By Dan

Welcome to the April 1st, 2013 Leadership Development Carnival! Advice on listening from Greg Blencoe's book, The Supermanager”. I’ve never been a fan of practical jokes, so April fool’s Day is one of my least favorite days of the year.

Best Leadership Books for Frontline Leaders

Let's Grow Leaders

I’m always being asked for recommendations on the best leadership books for frontline leaders. I cast the best leadership book net in all my online communities, asking “what one book would you recommend for [.]

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Books for Leadership Freaks

Leadership Freak

When I’m asked for book recommendations, I always ask, “Have you read, “The Leadership Challenge,” by Kouzes and Posner. Book Notes kouzes and posner Leadership leadership books Leaders are learners. Recently read and recommended: The Secret of Teams Culture Secret Focus Leadership and the Art of the Struggle The Outstanding Organization Boundaries for Leaders On the shelf and recommended: Full Steam Ahead The [.].

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The 12 Most Useful Business Books of 2013 – a Personal List

First Friday Book Synopsis

We are beginning to see lists of the best books, and separate lists for the best business books, of 2013. I am including, at the end of this post, the complete list of business books I selected this year for my synopses at the First Friday […]. Let me enter this discussion. My list is short. Randy''s blog entries

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Women Leadership Changes in 2013

Coaching Tip

Source: Bloomberg BusinessWeek, December 19, 2013. It’s hard to believe that at the end of 2013 we still see more than a few all-male corporate boards and leadership teams.” Catalyst Take on Women Leaders in 2013. Blogs Books Career Current Affairs Leadership Personal Coaching Women Work life angela merkel career women catalyst general motors janet yellen kathleen taylor mary barra park geun hye self-coaching guide sheryl sandberg women leadership

Books the “Freaks” are Reading

Leadership Freak

Truman Books Leadership “Freaks” are reading: How Full is Your Bucket by Tom Rath & Donald Clifton Boundaries for Leaders by Dr. Henry Cloud You Already Know How to Be Great by Alan Fine Building a Magnetic Culture by Kevin Sheridan The Heart […]. Book Notes Leading Harry S. Truman Books Leadership Leadership Development Liz Wiseman Whale Hunting Randy Gage Multipliers Richard Dufour Sheryl Sandberg Stewardship Tom Rath Boundaries

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Bloomberg Asked Some Prominent Influentials for their “Favorite Books of 2013? – Here are their Top Choices

First Friday Book Synopsis

If you like books, I think you will want to browse through this article on the Bloomberg site: Buffett, Slim, Greenspan, Tyson Pick Best Books of 2013 by Simon Kennedy. They asked a bunch of folks – you know, “influencers” – to name their favoirite books of 2013. Here are the opening paragraphs of the […]. Randy''s blog entries

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2013 Trends and The Power of Women

Women on Business

I was recently asked to think about how 2013 trends will impact women in the work force and how women will impact the trends. But many of the trends are picking up speed now and should become even more pronounced in 2013. Guest Post By: Andrea Simon, PhD.,

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My Favorite Books For Leaders - Look Back At 2013

Eric Jacobson

In a few months I'll post my top (favorite) books for leaders that were published in this year. In the meantime, here again is my list of my eight favorites from the year 2013.

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Here’s the New York Times Hardcover Business Books Best Sellers for May, 2013

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here’s the New York Times Hardcover Business Books Best Sellers for May, 2013. In Dallas, Karl Krayer and I have presented our synopses of business books every month (two each month) since April, 1998. From this month’s list: I have presented Lean In, Sheryl Sandberg (at the April, 2013 gathering), Decisive, Chip Heath and Dan […].

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Book Review: Give and Take by Adam Grant

Survive Your Promotion

While I did find that Adam Grant has a tendency to repeat himself from time to time, overall I found the book to be thought provoking. The premise of the book feels both natural and surprising. It took me a long time to read Give and Take although not for the reason you might think.

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Read to Succeed: A-List Business Books

Women on Business

Books for Businesswomen Career Development Job Satisfaction Personal Development Resources & Publications Strategy Women Business OwnersWe've Moved! Update your Reader Now.

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Here’s the February, 2013 Hardcover Business Books Best Sellers list from The New York Times

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here’s the February, 2013 Hardcover Business Books Best Sellers list from The New York Times. I regularly mention that I prefer this list of best sellers over others because it is a “once-a-month” list, thus a little more “reliable” in focusing on books that have lasting appeal. And, as I always remind you, and as [.]. Randy's blog entries

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Here’s the January 2013 N Y Times Hardcover Business Books Best Sellers List

First Friday Book Synopsis

The New York Times has come out with its first Best Sellers List for 2013 for Hardcover Business Books. At the top of the list is Tap Dancing to Work, “A collection of updated Fortune magazine articles on Warren Buffett, published between 1966 and 2012.” A few “long-timers” are on the list: The Power of [.]. Randy's blog entries

5 Must-Read Books For Business Leaders For Summer 2013

Eric Jacobson

Stumped for what business books to add to your summer reading list? Here are five must-read books for leaders well worth adding to your list: Lead With A Story -- A Guide To Crafting Business Narratives That Captivate, Convince, and Inspire. I couldn''t put this book down.

Book Review: The Character-Based Leader

Survive Your Promotion

I recently read The Character-Based Leader – a great book written by a number of the members of the Lead Change Group. The Character-Based Leader is not a leadership book in the traditional sense of one or two people explaining a philosophy of leadership. There is a strong core message that runs through all of the disparate voices in the book – the idea that leadership comes from a place inside. Book Reviews books Character Lead-Change leadership

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Leading and The Power of Starting Something Stupid

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Books Leadership Development Have you ever had a wild idea? Books Leadership Development action Book Review Free Books Starting Stupid Ideas Have you ever ventured out on something everyone else you knew thought was a crazy idea?

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Using Book Clubs as a Strategic Learning Tool

Kevin Eikenberry

It might surprise you to learn that Oprah didn’t create the concept of the book club. While she popularized it for many, most experts feel book clubs have been around since the early 1700’s. Leadership Learning Personal Development book club reading

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5 Book Recommendations for the Holidays

Nathan Magnuson

books Reading 7 Habits Crucial Conversations decision-making Dude Perfect reading Stephen Covey My favorite time to catch up on my reading is during long road trips with audiobooks. The second is holidays and vacations.

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Lean In Still #1 – Here is the New York Times list of Best Sellers for Hardcover Business Books for July, 2013.

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here is the New York Times list of Best Sellers for Hardcover Business Books for July, 2013. I presented my synopsis of this book at the April, 2013 First Friday Book Synopsis. (You You can purchase my synopsis of this book, and many others, at our companion web […]. Lean In is at the number one spot. Randy''s blog entries

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Best Leadership And Business Books Of 2013

Eric Jacobson

A few months ago, I shared my list of my favorite leadership and business books published in 2013. AMA Business Boot Camp The way of the SEAL Becoming a Better Boss Leadership Conversations And, my favorite 2012 in case you haven''t read this book: Lead with a Story.

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