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. BooksDon't miss out on other great new and future releases. Unleashed : The Unapologetic Leader's Guide to Empowering Everyone Around You by Frances Frei and Anne Morriss. Leadership isn't easy.

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First Look: Leadership Books for May 2020

Leading Blog

Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in May 2020. Amazon’s impact is so pervasive that business leaders in nearly every sector around the world need to understand how this force of nature operates. Books

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Operating Out of Greatness

Lead from Within

Show Highlights: Am I operating out of greatness or am I operating out of the gap? Show others the greatness possible in their own lives by operating in your own. Rory shares 6 traits to know if you’re operating out of greatness. Listen to Podcast.

Mindful Mondays: How to Optimize Your Operating Rhythm

Next Level Blog

From the department of real life experience, here''s a quick post on how to optimize your operating rhythm. As I work on a new book while maintaining a pretty full plate of work with clients, I''ve found that tuning into my operating rhythm is vital to getting anything done.

Video Book Club – Beach Read Edition: Operation Mincemeat

Next Level Blog

Operation Mincemeat is a true story that reads like a novel. Take a look at the video for other thoughts on why you might like this book.

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. 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! Over the years, he has helped his clients completely reinvent their operating systems—the fundamental principles and practices that shape their culture—with extraordinary success. Seth Godin says, “This is the management book of the year. Books

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“Connection Culture” Book is Now Available!

Michael Lee Stallard

I am excited to announce that my latest book, Connection Culture: The Competitive Advantage of Shared Identity, Empathy and Understanding at Work is now available! Former Chief of Naval Operations. The post “Connection Culture” Book is Now Available!

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Three Ways Document Management Software Can Streamline Operations

Strategy Driven

Going paperless is a great way to streamline office operations – and help save the planet by reducing paper. FREE COPY of a StrategyDriven Expert Contributor book †. Books typically valued from $14.95 – $29.95 Book value is not guaranteed.

Leading From Who You Are (A Book Excerpt)

Lead Change Blog

The term character-based leadership rose out of this group’s efforts and eventually led to the book, The Character-Based Leader. These guiding principles infuse every contribution to the book, look for them in subsequent excerpts.

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The Books My Blog Readers Are Reading

Joseph Lalonde

A few months ago I wrote a post detailing the 12 books I thought you should add to your reading list. The reading lists of my readers included books I’ve read, books I’ve wanted to read, and books I’d never heard of before.

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Corporate Lifecycles; Dual Operating Systems – My 5 Takeaways from Accelerate (XLR8) by John Kotter

First Friday Book Synopsis

I presented my synopsis of Accelerate yesterday at the First Friday Book Synopsis. Here is a brief summary of what John Kotter says in his new book, Accelerate: Whatever is working well now is threatened now. Accelerate (XLR8): Building Strategic Ability for a Faster-Moving World by John Kotter?. Harvard Business Review Press, 2014). The pace of […]. Randy''s blog entries

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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. 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. Related Interest: Best Leadership Books of 2013. Books

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20 Leadership Books You Might Not Have Read

N2Growth Blog

I’m constantly asked for reading recommendations, and rather than provide you with the current best seller list du jour (you can get that anywhere), I’ve compiled a list of 20 leadership books everyone should read, but may not have. This is a must read book for any leader.

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5 Summer Books That Will Make You A Better Leader

Tanveer Naseer

As a leadership writer, I get asked from time to time to share a list of my favourite leadership books; books that I found to be the most informative either for those new to leadership, or for those looking for new insights on how they can build on their existing leadership skills.

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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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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. I couldn't put this book down.

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Team Building & Leadership Process for a Retail Operation; New.

Mike Cardus

Design by 12GrainStudio Team Building & Leadership Process for a Retail Operation; New Product Launch Saturday, November 27th, 2010 Posted by: mike Team Building & Leadership process that was created for a retail organization that was preparing for a new product launch.

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Book Reading: Crimes of Cunning by Tony Mayo

Tony Mayo

I much prefer owner-operated business, like those of my executive coaching clients–and independent booksellers. I will be supporting Small Business Saturday™ with a book signing and reading at Reston’s favorite bookstore. The post Book Reading: Crimes of Cunning by Tony Mayo appeared first on Tony Mayo. For Executives Recommended BooksTony Mayo Executive Coach.

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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. I couldn''t put this book down.

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Video Book Club: The Power of Pull

Next Level Blog

So, I’m back with the Video Book Club series and this week’s installment features The Power of Pull by John Hagel III, John Seely Brown and Lang Davison. If you’ve been trying to figure out what it takes to lead and thrive in the information economy, you need to take a look at this book.

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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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Traction: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

As I began to read this book, I was reminded of a book co-authored by Chip and Dan Heath in which they explain why a few ideas “stick&# but most don’t. Traction: Get a Grip on Your Business Gino Wickman Virtual CEO (2011) Without traction, no individual or organization accomplishes anything. It can also be [.].

7 Ways to Improve Operations Without Sacrificing Worker Safety

Harvard Business Review

These kinds of statements speak to a leader’s choice of values, and a failure to understand the relationships between a safe work environment and operational performance. The reality is that virtually all workplace injuries are preventable, and safety management and operational excellence are intimately linked. Improved operational performance will result in fewer injuries. But many OSHA inspections lead to substantial improvements in a firm’s operations.

Book Review: Culture Connection

LDRLB

Marty Parker attempts to tackle this “how” question in his book, Culture Connection: How Developing a Winning Culture Will Give Your Organization a Competitive Advantage. This book is written about ten Canadian companies, who recently won the “10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures” award. To gather his research, Parker interviewed senior leaders from each of these companies, and then compiled his findings into this book. Culture is important.

The High-Velocity Edge: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

The High-Velocity Edge: How Market Leaders Leverage Operational Excellence to Beat the Competition Steven J. Spear McGraw-Hill (2009) The power of causal mechanisms that can drive a continuously self-improving system Clayton Christensen’s high praise of Steven Spear and this book is well-deserved. Do not be misled by its subtitle, “How Market Leaders Leverage Operational Excellence [.].

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.

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. I couldn''t put this book down.

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The New HR Analytics: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

The New HR Analytics: Predicting the Economic Value of Your Company’s Human Capital Investments Jac Fitz-enz AMACOM (2010) A brilliant explanation of “the first holistic, predictive management model and operating system for the HR function” Those who have read one or more of Jac Fitz-enz’s previously published books know that he possesses superior reasoning and [.].

Book Review: The Synergist

LDRLB

Les’ first book, Predictable Success , outlined organizational life cycles in an easy to comprehend model and provided suggestions for how to keep an organization from declining. Les outlines three types of senior leaders (Visionaries, Operators and Processors) and discusses the challenges of working for, working with or managing each. Missing from the book are references to solid research. Featured book review McKeown

Emotional Equations: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

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, [.].

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. I couldn't put this book down.

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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Book Review: The Synergist

LDRLB

Les’ first book, Predictable Success , outlined organizational life cycles in an easy to comprehend model and provided suggestions for how to keep an organization from declining. Les outlines three types of senior leaders (Visionaries, Operators and Processors) and discusses the challenges of working for, working with or managing each. Missing from the book are references to solid research. Leadership book review mcKeown

The Winner’s Brain: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

The Winner’s Brain: 8 Strategies Great Minds Use to Achieve Success Jeff Brown and Mark Fenske with Liz Neporent DeCapo Press/Perseus Books Group (2011) How and why your brain can help you to become the best person you can be Note: I recently re-read this book, first published in 2010, and value what it offers [.].

The Branded Mind: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

The Branded Mind: What Neuroscience Really Tells Us about the Puzzle of the Brain and the Brand Erik du Plessis , with Nigel Hollis and Graham Page Kogan Page (2011) A travel guide and operations manual for exploration and management of the “Damasian paradigm shift” With assistance contributed by Nigel Hollis and Graham Page, Erik [.].

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The Strategy-Focused Organization: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Kaplan The Balanced Scoreboard The Perilous "Journey" to Achieve Breakthrough Performance The Strategy-Focused Organization: How Balanced Scorecard Companies Thrive in the New Business Environment Translate the strategy to operational terms Translating the Strategy to Operational TermsThe Strategy-Focused Organization: How Balanced Scorecard Companies Thrive in the New Business Environment Robert S. Kaplan and David P.

Fear Your Strengths: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

As I began to read this book, I was reminded of the title of […]. Fear Your Strengths: What You Are Best at Could Be Your Biggest Problem Robert Kaplan and Robert Kaiser Berrett-Koehler Publishers (2013) Actually, what we should fear are complacency and self-satisfaction as well as the assumption that “just good enough” really is.

Book Review: Les McKeown's The Synergist

Eric Jacobson

down the Operator who just wants to end the meeting and get back to the "real work." And, he teaches that skill set in his new book, The Synergist -- How to Lead Your Team to Predictable Success. Thanks to the book's publisher for sending me an advance copy of the book.

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Business Network Transformation: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Wiley & Sons (2007) A “must have&# combination of compass, GPS, tool kit, and operations manual for BNT Whatever their size or nature, all organizations have business relationships. Wiley & Sons Leveraging profitability and competitive advantage with operational excellence Marco Iansiti Mohanbir Sawhney Open Business Models Open Innovation Philip Lay Ranjay Gulati Ross Sullivan Shrinking core while expanding periphery of the relational architecture

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. Thanks to the book publisher for sending me an advance copy of the book.

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Ex-Navy SEAL Mark Divine Shares Insights From His Leadership Book, The Way Of The SEAL

Eric Jacobson

Having coached thousands of Navy SEAL and other Special Operations candidates with a success rate near 90 percent, Mark now trains the public in the eight Way of the SEAL principles through his Unbeatable Mind Academy. Want to be a leader who is tough? Cool under fire?

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Beyond Performance Management: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Beyond Performance Management: Why, When, and How to Use 40 Tools and Best Prsctices for Superior Business Performance Jeremy Hope and Steve Player Harvard Business Review Press (2012) Invaluable advice for results-driven, principled managers at all levels and in all areas of business operations Jeremy Hope and Steve Player provide a crystal clear explanation of [.].

From Values to Action: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Jossey-Bass/A Wiley Imprint (2011) How and why leadership is about the growth and positive change that almost anyone can bring about while working with others All organizations need effective leadership at all levels and in all areas of their operations. [.]. From Values to Action: The Four Principles of Values-Based Leadership Harry M. Jansen Kraemer Jr.