On Books

Leadership Freak

I love books, the old fashioned kind made from trees. Old books smell like wisdom. I love how books look on my shelves. If you saw… Continue reading → Book Notes Personal GrowthI love how they feel and smell.

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A Salute to Book Bloggers

In the CEO Afterlife

And finally, the ability of publishers to effectively market every new book is a luxury of the past century. Beyond the challenge of breaking into the industry, the newbie author who lands a book deal faces the daunting task of marketing their baby. Life My Books Writing amazon.ca

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Two Essential Books

Execupundit

There are many excellent books on leadership and management, but I believe these two are truly extraordinary

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Bock on Books

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Wally Bock reviews Adam Grant's very interesting book

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The Best Leadership Books of 2017

Leading Blog

Related Interest: Best Leadership Books of 2016. Best Leadership Books of 2015. Best Leadership Books of 2014. BooksHumility Is the New Smart : Rethinking Human Excellence in the Smart Machine Age by Edward D.

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Bock on Books

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Wally Bock reviews the book. [He He just added to my reading stack

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First Look: Leadership Books for April 2018

Leading Blog

Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in April 2018. BooksDon't miss out on other great new and future releases this year. The Excellence Dividend : Meeting the Tech Tide with Work That Wows and Jobs That Last by Thomas J. Peters. On Grand Strategy by John Lewis Gaddis. New Power : How Power Works in Our Hyperconnected World--and How to Make It Work for You by Jeremy Heimans.

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The 12 Book Rule

Execupundit

Certain books are read at certain times - fortunately, I have a good memory - and I set a limit of no more than 12 books at any time. A few of them, such as the Branson and Buechner books, are written to be read in short bursts so they are great late-night reading.

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Four Books that Recently Arrived on my Doorstep

Leadership Freak

Here is a sampling of books that recently arrived on my doorstep. The Long-Distance Leader This book is for everyone who leads remote teams. … Continue reading → Author Book NotesThe principles of leadership don’t change as people disperse.…

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First Look: Leadership Books for May 2018

Leading Blog

Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in May 2018. All titles are at least 40% off the list price and are available only in limited quantities. * * * "Elon Musk has always been an introvert thinker.where a lot of people would go to a great party and have a great time and drink and talk about all sorts of things like rugby or sports, you would find Elon had found the person's library and was going through their books." — Errol Musk. Books

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Book Review by Judith Barrow

In the CEO Afterlife

Book reviewer, Judith Barrow is a writer of short stories, poems, plays, and articles published throughout the British Isles. This book is based on real events that happened during World War II and it is obvious the author ha s also researched extensively.

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5 Books I’m Reading in The Next 30 Days

Leadership Freak

Great books inspire you to think your own thoughts. 5 books I’m reading in the next 30 days: Powerful: Building a Culture of Freedom and Responsibility by Patty McCord, Chief Talent Officer at… Continue reading → Book Notes Leadership Development

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33 Book Recommendations From My Friends

Joseph Lalonde

I love consuming the content of books. Men and women have poured their blood, sweat, and tears into crafting a book worth reading. Or new worlds are available to us when we crack open a book. Once I asked the question, the book recommendations poured in.

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Bock on Books

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Wally Bock has a valuable post on books about books. It is especially helpful for the business book reader. Photo by Janko Ferlic at Unsplash

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Books for Leaders

Execupundit

Easily one of the best books I've read in years. In addition to noting some individual leadership styles, Ricks examines some of the underlying management policies that quietly produced major results, for good or ill. Have your pen ready to mark it up. Highly recommended

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Book Review from Amy’s Bookshelf

In the CEO Afterlife

This book begins in 1941 and concerns three people in particular: Tony, Katarina and Goran. When I initially started reading the book, I found myself a little lost. I have no idea what the author’s background is, but he clearly has done some excellent research for this book.

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The Best Leadership Books of 2016

Leading Blog

Posner have written a new book that examines a fundamental question: How do people learn leadership? The book offers a concrete framework to help individuals of all levels, functions, and backgrounds take charge of their own leadership development and become the best leaders they can be.

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Best Leadership Book Of 2016

Eric Jacobson

Soon, I will announce my choice for best book about leadership for 2017. After reading nearly 30 new books about leadership this past year, my pick for 2016's best new leadership book is, Mastering the Challenges of Leading Change , by H. James Dallas Leadership Leadership Book

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Book Review: Peak Performance

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A review by Wally Bock. He continues to add to my reading list

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Bock on Biz Books

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Wally Bock lists the five best business books he read in 2017. The 4 Disciplines of Execution and Team of Teams would certainly make my list. They are excellent

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Great Book Titles

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Bock on Books

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Wally Bock just added to my book stack. Read his review

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Great Book Titles

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A Different Gardening Book

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The New Yorker : Charlotte Mendelson on a gardening book for those who hate gardening books

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Great Book Titles

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First Look: Leadership Books for March 2018

Leading Blog

Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in March 2018. BooksDon't miss out on other great new and future releases this year. Professionalizing Leadership by Barbara Kellerman. Talent Wins : The New Playbook for Putting People First by Ram Charan, Dominic Barton, Dennis Carey. The Mind of the Leader : How to Lead Yourself, Your People, and Your Organization for Extraordinary Results by Rasmus Hougaard and Jacqueline Carter.

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Books the “Freaks” Recommend

Leadership Freak

I asked Leadership Freak readers for book recommendations from books they read in 2015. Truman 10 Books published in 2015: (Listed by current – 12/28/2015 – Amazon Best Seller Ranking.) Navy … … Continue reading → Author Book NotesI am delighted to pass along their recommendations. “Not all readers are leaders, but all leaders are readers.” ” Harry S.

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Bock on Books

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Wally Bock has book recommendations for business leaders

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Free Books!

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At Open Culture, you can download all 51 Harvard Classics as free e-books. Call me Ishmael. [HT: HT: Instapundit

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Books for Leaders

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Can a biography be almost too fascinating as well as surprising?

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Great Book Titles

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Dr. Suess Books

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The story of the librarian who objected to Melania Trump's gift of Dr. Suess books sounds like something out of The Onion. I eagerly read Dr. Suess books as a child and later read them to my children.

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Great Book Titles

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Bock on Books

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Wally Bock on how Art Petty gets the most from business books

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Great Book Titles

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First Look: Leadership Books for October 2017

Leading Blog

Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in October. BooksThe Power of Moments : Why Certain Experiences Have Extraordinary Impact by Chip Heath and Dan Heath. The Anticipatory Organization : Turn Disruption and Change into Opportunity and Advantage by Daniel Burrus. Finding My Virginity by Richard Branson. The Startup Way : How Modern Companies Use Entrepreneurial Management to Transform Culture and Drive Long-Term Growth by Eric Ries.

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Bock on Books

Execupundit

I highly recommend that book Wally Bock reviews The 4 Disciplines of Execution.

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First Look: Leadership Books for February 2018

Leading Blog

Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in February. The Book of Mistakes : 9 Secrets to Creating a Successful Future by Skip Prichard. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book." — Groucho Marx. BooksStrategy Beyond the Hockey Stick : People, Probabilities, and Big Moves to Beat the Odds by Chris Bradley, Martin Hirt and Sven Smit.

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Great Book Titles

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Books on the Southwest

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From 2016: The Pima County Public Library's Southwest Books of the Year. [HT: HT: Karlene Edwards