First Look: Leadership Books for June 2020

Leading Blog

Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in June 2020. Look in the mirror and own your natural-born strengths and fix any real or perceived career-limiting deficiencies. BooksDon't miss out on other great new and future releases.

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First Look: Leadership Books for February 2019

Leading Blog

Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in February 2019. He does this by sharing the eleven shifts he made over the course of his long and successful leadership career. If you're like most managers and things keep you up at night, now you can turn to a book that's designed especially for you! Seth Godin says, “This is the management book of the year. Books

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Be Different! The Key to Business and Career Success

Skip Prichard

I recently spoke with Stan, thought leader, columnist, and business leader about his new book Be Different! The Key to Business and Career Success. The title of your book is Be Different! Be You.

The Best Leadership Books of 2014

Leading Blog

Hess Learn or Die is a book everyone who is serious about learning and growth—personally or organizationally—should read. Kotter For most companies, the hierarchy is the singular operating system at the heart of the firm. We need get off the career ladder and get onto a learning curve. Leaders Eat Last : Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don''t by Simon Sinek The title of the book— Leaders Eat Last —comes from a conversation with a Marine Corps general. Books

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Strategic Tips to Navigate Office Politics

Lead Change Blog

Nobody likes dealing with office politics, but learning how your company operates and identifying who is holding the power over your advancement is a key component to success in your career.

The Magical Career Fairy Will Help You

Aspire-CS

Because you are doing such great work, she’ll soon tap you with her enchanted wand and sprinkle you with sparkly fairy dust and you’ll get that key project, significant promotion, raise, bonus or new career that you’ve been waiting for. I’m sorry to report, however, that the magical career fairy is a figment of your imagination. She doesn’t exist, and career rewards for your great work don’t just appear. Stop waiting for the career fairy.

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5 Leadership Books To Read This Winter

Eric Jacobson

Stumped for what business books to add to your winter 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.

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Career Development: It’s All About Becoming Dispensable

Aspire-CS

This guest blog post by Julie Winkle Giulioni celebrates the September 18 launch of her book with Beverly Kaye, Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go: Career Conversations Employees Want. Becoming indispensable today can be a career death sentence. There’s a fine line between being a vital member of the team and creating an exclusive ‘do not fly zone’ in which others can’t (or won’t) operate.

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Five Leadership Books To Read This Fall

Eric Jacobson

Stumped for what business books to add to your fall 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. In the book, you'll find over 100 ready-made stories you can use as templates to tell your stories. This book, by Brian Solis, details the incredible transformation happening in business today, driven by new social and mobile technologies.

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The CIO Paradox: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

The CIO Paradox: Battling the Contradictions of IT Leadership Martha Heller bibliomotion (2013) The CIO “for all seasons” Rather than one paradox, as this book’s title suggests, Martha Heller rigorously and eloquently examines several separate but related paradoxes: Cost versus Innovation, Operations versus Strategy, Futurist versus Archivist, IT and Business Paradox, Accountability versus Ownership, Recruiting, […].

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Nathan Magnuson's New Book Teaches, Inspires And Builds Your Confidence

Eric Jacobson

Then, the new kindle book, Ignite Your Leadership Expertise: Become the Trusted Advisor Others Seek , by Nathan Magnuson , is the book for you. With 10 leadership topics and easy to read within two hours, this book will both teach you and inspire you. New to your leader role?

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Spring Break Leadership Book Recommendations

Eric Jacobson

Stumped for what business books to add to bring along on your Spring Break? 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. In the book, you''ll find over 100 ready-made stories you can use as templates to tell your stories. This book is a wake-up call for every business leader. Plus, there''s five other lessons McBean teaches in the book.

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Developing The CEO Within You.

Rich Gee Group

Operational – Know how the organization works inside and out. Sit at home and map out your operational chain from start to finish. Here’s a great book to read on this topic. Blog Business Coaching C-Level Career Coaching Tip Life Coaching Media Piece Quotations Social Media Ways & Tips CEO Communication Empathy Financial marketplace Motivation Operational SalesYou’re moving on up.

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How to Beat Mid-Career Malaise

Harvard Business

” These questions are especially agonizing for mid-career professionals who may be searching for fulfillment while juggling demands at home and intense financial pressures to earn. How should you address a mid-career crisis? Mid-career malaise runs deep. Even people who have achieved a great deal of career success aren’t immune to these feelings, says Whitney Johnson, an executive coach and the author several books including Build an A-Team.

What to Do If There’s No Clear Career Path for You at Your Company

Harvard Business

These days, the culprit preventing many professionals from identifying a clear career path at their company is simply that one no longer exists. In my book Reinventing You , I profiled a management consultant named Joanne Chang who reinvented herself into a successful career as a chef.

Planning Your Post-Retirement Career

Harvard Business

As I discovered in the course of writing my book Reinventing You , here are four key questions to consider as you’re planning your next act. Specifically, you’re more likely to need to continue working full-time (since those positions are usually more remunerative), and you may need to stick close to the field in which you spent the bulk of your career, because you’ll get paid more for the seniority and experience you’ve accrued. Career Transitions.

Option B

Coaching Tip

As she grasped for answers, Facebook’s chief operating officer reached out to a business school professor. In helping Sandberg find answers, Grant wound up becoming the co-author of her new book, Option B , about facing adversity and building resilience. After her husband died suddenly, Sheryl Sandberg grieved, as anyone would. What she did next was a little more unusual, and very much in the Silicon Valley spirit of problem-solving.

Five Must-Read Books For Your Spring To Read List

Eric Jacobson

Stumped for what business books to add to your spring 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. In the book, you''ll find over 100 ready-made stories you can use as templates to tell your stories. This book is a wake-up call for every business leader. Plus, there''s five other lessons McBean teaches in the book.

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Top 16 Books for Human Resource and Talent Management Executives

Chart Your Course

This list includes books that have been selected because they are either extremely popular, frequently referred to, or groundbreaking in business literature. It is hands-down the most popular leadership book of all time. A book that is a favorite among consultants. The essence of the book is captured in the quote by Robert Eckert, former Mattel CEO: “As you go to work, your top responsibility should be to build trust.” This is one of his most popular books.

Five Leadership And Business Books To Read This Fall

Eric Jacobson

Stumped for what business books to add to your fall 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. In the book, you'll find over 100 ready-made stories you can use as templates to tell your stories. This book, by Brain Solis, details the incredible transformation happening in business today, driven by new social and mobile technologies.

How to Launch a Successful Portfolio Career

Harvard Business

As the head of a leadership assessment, development, and coaching firm, I spend a lot of time with successful executives talking about their work lives — and in the past few years, many of those conversations have centered on an increasingly popular, and increasingly idealized, imagined next step: the so-called “portfolio career.” Without a clear view, it’s all too easy to end up with a portfolio career you don’t enjoy, or even really want.

The Secret: What Great Leaders Know and Do

Lead Change Blog

Nobody likes dealing with office politics, but learning how your company operates and identifying who is holding the power over your advancement is a key component to success in your career. Webinars The Secret Ken Blanchard Leadership Books Mark Miller Video Webinar

The Facts Of Business Life -- Book Review

Eric Jacobson

Because, in his new book, McBean, a successful businessman with four decades of ownership experience, explains the essential Seven Facts of Business Life and the Five Levels of Business Success. Those include: Being flexible Communicating Having courage, tenacity and patience Having a combination of humility and presence Being responsible Need another reason to read the book? He began his career with General Motors of Canada Limited in 1976.

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Preview Thursday: Win the Heart

Lead Change Blog

In his latest book, Win the Heart , Miller uses a clever and entertaining business fable that continues the story of Blake, a young CEO, who sets out on a journey to discover the key to engaging leadership. Mark started his Chick-fil-A career working as an hourly team member back in 1977. Since then, he’s provided leadership for Corporate Communications, Field Operations, Quality and Customer Satisfaction, Training and Development, and Organizational Effectiveness.

5 Books To Read This Fall

Eric Jacobson

Stumped for what business books to add to your fall 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. In the book, you''ll find over 100 ready-made stories you can use as templates to tell your stories. This book, by Brain Solis, details the incredible transformation happening in business today, driven by new social and mobile technologies.

If You Offer Mid-Career Internships, Flaunt It

Harvard Business

These are people returning to the workforce after a career break for child care, elder care, or other personal reasons by taking an internship like you might have had out of college or graduate school. Professional mid-career internships operate on the same principle as any other internship: they provide employees the opportunity to be evaluated on an actual work sample instead of a series of interviews by an employer that might want to hire them.

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. In the book, you''ll find over 100 ready-made stories you can use as templates to tell your stories. This book is a wake-up call for every business leader. Plus, there''s five other lessons McBean teaches in the book.

Hire People with Common Sense and Good Critical Judgement

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post by Stan Silverman : During a recent event to launch my book, Be Different! I described an experience early in my career while serving as national sales manager for one of my company’s operating divisions. The Key to Business and Career Success.”

Workplace Engagement

Coaching Tip

Many books treat employee engagement as a chronic disease from an elitist approach, where as this new book cracks the code and solves the problem. Without a clearly defined personal mission, vision, and purpose , we operate in a state of relative aimlessness and barrenness. . Organizations around the world spend billions of dollars every year to awaken and engage their employees. Yet, global employee engagement remains fixed--at a low 13 percent.

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Leading Beyond

Coaching Tip

Transpersonal leaders operate beyond their egos. Leaders need to raise their level of consciousness to understand that they do have choices and that to be an excellent leader they need to operate beyond the ego. Books Business Coaching Career Communication Ethics Leadership Memes Self-Awareness Skills Tips What is Work life behaviors DNA emotional empathetic ethical intelligent leadership spiritual intelligence sustainability transpersonal

How Military Veterans Can Turn Their Skills into a Corporate Career

Harvard Business

Transitioning from a military career to the corporate world can be a fraught process for the nearly 360,000 U.S. In addition to networking their way into new professional circles and learning new cultural mores, veterans have to face down the even more fundamental questions: what career will best suit them? Toby Johnson, who I interviewed for my book Reinventing You , taught me this one. It’s comforting to assume that our career transitions will be linear and orderly.

Awaiting Your Book, Mr. Nettell

Steve Farber

But I prefer to answer the question from personal experience and not from what I’ve gleaned about people by watching the news, and reading articles and history books. When we first met, Dick was a VP at Bank of America (pre aquisition by NationsBank ) where he ran the check-processing operation, among other things. I had a new boss, whose career had been sidetracked for just this weakness.

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Self Awareness Through Coaching

Coaching Tip

According to a survey done by the International Coach Federation (ICF) , as of 2012, there were more than 15,000 life coaches operating in the U.S. Books Self-coaching guides for Career Women: Anne-Marie Slaughter: Unfinished Business: Women Men Work Family. Why Women Really Quit Careers and Head Home . When Doing It All Won't Do: A self-coaching guide for career women. (ebook edition $0.99, Workbook Edition in paperback $13.41) .

Preview Thursday: The Business Sergeant by Chris Hallberg

Lead Change Blog

s “Top 50 Leadership and Management Experts,” Hallberg possesses over 25 years of professional excellence—with his career first beginning in the military. After serving in uniform, he began his business career in sales and marketing and quickly rose through the ranks from sales manager to vice president. Hallberg then sold the company after two years of profitable operations with over 20% net profit to the bottom line. Best of Books Leadership Books Actions Authentic

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Beyond The Job Description -- Interview With The Book's Author

Eric Jacobson

Q and A with Jesse Sostrin author of Beyond the Job Description Question : What does the title of your book mean and what’s the truth about what employers really expect that is never written in job descriptions? The second meaning has to do with the need for all of us to stand out in a crowded job market and do what is necessary to stay relevant in careers that keep getting longer. Question : What was the inspiration for your book?

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Ego Free Leadership

Coaching Tip

Between 2009 and 2013, while many in his industry closed their doors during the Great Recession, Encore's revenues and profits increased 300%, operating cost declined 30%, and the stock price rose 1,200%. Self-Coaching Books in ebook or paperback editions: . At a time when workers feel a sense of disconnect with their jobs and companies-- a September 2015 Gallup Poll recorded U.S.

Creating a Team Culture of High Performance

Skip Prichard

I am always studying what makes a team great, and I enjoyed reading Mike Robbins’ book, We’re All In This Together. Mike has worked with a number of top companies and enjoyed a baseball career with the Kansas City Royals. We’re All In This Together.

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Building Your Leadership Brand

Coaching Tip

So when in your leadership job, you'll need to develop and consistently operate within a broader framework of how you think about your new role. Managing a Successful Career. Books Business Coaching Career Leadership Memes Self-Awareness Skills Success What is Work life It's easy to underestimate how profound the transition is from individual contributor to leader.

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If 2019 Was The Best Year Of Your Life, What Would Have To Happen?

Rich Gee Group

You're sitting back in your comfy leather chair, reading your favorite book, by the fireplace sipping hot chocolate. I will be SVP of Operations and increase my salary by 15%" or "I will launch a new line of products and increase my client base by 20%". Blog Business Coaching C-Level Career Coaching Tip Life Coaching Media Piece Quotations Social Media Uncategorized Ways & TipsTake a moment and imagine it's December 31, 2019.

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Leadership Development Investments

Coaching Tip

The operating norm today is skinny and flat, which often makes it hard for organizations to recruit, retain or develop future leaders,” said Leverone. “In In some departments there may be talent hoarding, which makes it difficult to assess the full potential of leadership bench strength within the organization as managers operating in this situation hoard the talent they have for fear of poaching. Managing a Successful Career. . A new U.S.

The Big Picture of Business – Entrepreneurs’ Guideposts to Real Business Success

Strategy Driven

Make an equitable blend of ambition and desire: Fine-tuning one’s career is an admirable and necessary process. This premise also holds true for each corporate operating unit and department. There are many romantic notions about entrepreneurship. There are many misconceptions.

Rookie Entrepreneurship

Coaching Tip

Careers stall, innovation stops, and strategies grow stale. In her fascinating new book, " Rookie Smarts " Liz Wiseman shows how being new, naive and even clueless can be an asset. But, I found that rookies actually operate with higher levels of self-awareness and move faster than their experienced counterparts. Buy a Book to take a Self-Assessment. When is not knowing more valuable than knowing? .

How Strong is Your Leadership Pyramid?

Next Level Blog

This post is adapted from the forthcoming third edition of my book, The Next Level: What Insiders Know About Executive Success. Research shows that moving to the executive level is among the toughest transitions of any career.