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Lead

Lead

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 29-JUL-2013

Insert Date: 14-DEC-2013

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Lead is a different kind of book. Rather than being the "last word" on leading others, it is meant to be the "first word"—an invitation to the reader to reflect on what the leadership journey means to each and every individual. At its core, Lead will benefit anyone who seeks to inspire, influence, or lead others, whether they are coaches, teachers, pastors, community organizers, politicians—or are in the C-suite. Lead offers an exploration of the essential elements of leadership, which author Gary Burnison defines as: purpose, strategy, people, measure, empower, reward, anticipate,...

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Leadership 2030

Leadership 2030

By: Georg Vielmetter; Yvonne Sell

Publisher: AMACOM

Publication Date: 06-FEB-2014

Insert Date: 12-DEC-2013

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The tumultuous changes of the past decade, including China’s economic rise and the financial meltdown, were just the beginning. The next cataclysmic wave is surging relentlessly ahead, demanding leaders who can steer their companies through complexity and change. Drawn from original research conducted jointly with foresight company Z-Punkt and further analyzed by Hay Group, Leadership 2030 uncovers six megatrends that will dramatically impact organizations’ markets, cultures, systems, and processes: 1. Globalization 2.0: Asia dominates the global economy. 2. Climate change: Sustainability...

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100 More Great Leadership Ideas

100 More Great Leadership Ideas

By: Jonathan Gifford

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish International (Asia)

Publication Date: 29-SEP-2013

Insert Date: 11-DEC-2013

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If you are a manager in today's business environment, demonstrating that you have leadership skills is essential to success. But what does it take to become an effective and influential business manager and leader? There are no sure-fire ways, but you can take inspiration and advice from various leaders who have been successful already. This sequel to the best selling 100 Great Leadership Ideas offers 100 more solutions researched from companies and organisations around the world. Each idea is described in some detail. You are then shown how to apply that idea in your own company or work...

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An Ideas Into Action Guidebook: Feedback that Works for Nonprofit Organizations

An Ideas Into Action Guidebook: Feedback that Works for Nonprofit Organizations

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Publisher: Center for Creative Leadership

Publication Date: 01-JAN-2013

Insert Date: 06-DEC-2013

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Giving effective feedback is essential in leadership, as it promotes open communication, provides tangible information employees can act upon, and empowers employees to get things done. Providing effective feedback does not require specialized systems or an extensive development budget, both of which may be lacking in nonprofit organization. This guidebook will show you how to develop feedback skills that you can use in everyday situations to improve the performance of your employees, encourage their professional development, and contribute to the success of your nonprofit organization. ...

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An Ideas Into Action Guidebook: Influence for the Nonprofit Leader

An Ideas Into Action Guidebook: Influence for the Nonprofit Leader

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Publisher: Center for Creative Leadership

Publication Date: 29-AUG-2013

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Influence is an essential component of leadership, especially in a nonprofit environment. Since relationships are vital for a nonprofit's success, a leader needs to be able to influence employees, volunteers, and stakeholders in order to meet the challenges ahead. It can be especially difficult when you have to influence those who are neutral or even opposed to your ideas. This guidebook will help you to cultivate and use your influence to achieve the results your nonprofit needs. ...

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Leading on the Edge: Extraordinary Stories and Leadership Insights from The World's Most Extreme Workplace

Leading on the Edge: Extraordinary Stories and Leadership Insights from The World's Most Extreme Workplace

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 21-OCT-2013

Insert Date: 03-DEC-2013

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Lessons on authentic leadership from the 58th annual Antarctic expedition In Leading on the Edge, successful business speaker and consultant Rachael Robertson shares the lessons she learned as leader of a year-long expedition to the wilds of Antarctica. Leading eighteen strangers around the clock for a full year—through months of darkness and with no escape from the frigid cold, howling winds, and each other—Robertson learned powerful lessons about what real, authentic leadership is. Here, she offers a deeply honest and humorous account of what it takes to survive and lead in the...

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Peer-to-Peer Leadership

Peer-to-Peer Leadership

By: Mila N. Baker

Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers

Publication Date: 06-JAN-2014

Insert Date: 22-NOV-2013

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Why is it that trust in leadership and the success of leaders seem to erode as we develop and refine more sophisticated models for leading, such as emotional intelligence, transformational leadership, and adaptive leadership? Mila Baker believes that most of today’s leadership theories are old wines in new skins and still rely on the leader-follower hierarchy. Yet the idea of hierarchy is breaking down everywhere in society, from politics to religion to social relationships—and most particularly in computers and networking. Why should leadership be any different? Baker’s inspiration is the...

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True Alignment

True Alignment

By: Edgar Papke

Publisher: AMACOM

Publication Date: 11-DEC-2013

Insert Date: 15-NOV-2013

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Alignment is the single most critical business challenge for any organization and its leaders. Without it, inefficiency, conflict, and disengagement will cripple your ability to provide value to your customers. Companies live or die based on their ability to communicate and deliver on the promise their brand makes to its customers. To do this effectively, leaders need to clearly define the vision and strategies that support that brand intention and ensure these are manifested in the roles, expectations, and goals of each and every member of the organization. A blueprint for businesses of all...

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The Star Factor

The Star Factor

By: William Seidman; Richard Grbavac

Publisher: AMACOM

Publication Date: 03-DEC-2013

Insert Date: 15-NOV-2013

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In every company, a select few produce more, sell more, and deliver better results. These stellar performers consistently outshine their peers—and achieve more than most would believe possible. If only these people could be cloned! The Star Factor delivers the next best thing: a unique system for unlocking their wisdom, transforming that knowledge into actionable steps, and helping other employees internalize these new attitudes and behaviors, bringing much-needed change to the whole organization. The book’s proven Affirmative Leadership methodology has produced astonishing results for...

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This book offers a practical alternative to the everyday predictive models that have failed to prepare decision-makers for today's economic problems. Rather than telling readers how to prepare for the future, it offers readers tools to evaluate and influence their own futures. The text describes key concepts concisely and clearly, including practical examples. The concepts discussed in the chapters can help business executives avoid problems from the past as they look into the future. ...

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No Excuses: How You Can Turn Any Workplace into a Great One

No Excuses: How You Can Turn Any Workplace into a Great One

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Publisher: Jossey-Bass

Publication Date: 10-SEP-2013

Insert Date: 10-NOV-2013

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The business leader's guide to creating a great workplace from the Great Place to Work Institute In this follow-up guide to The Great Workplace, experts from Great Place to Work® Institute, Inc. reveal the most common excuses managers use for why they can't create a great workplace. Authors Jennifer Robin and Michael Burchell poke holes in every single excuse. Whether the reasons involve the organization's leadership, employees, environment, or any other factor, the authors explain that if managers lead people properly, they can create a great workplace. The authors explore how managers...

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Amplifiers: The Power of Motivational Leadership to Inspire and Influence

Amplifiers: The Power of Motivational Leadership to Inspire and Influence

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 07-OCT-2013

Insert Date: 05-NOV-2013

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Discover the secrets of motivational, inspirational, and transformational leadership Great leaders do much more than just make decisions; they inspire those around them to excellence and form the vital link between strategy and execution. Amplifiers explains how great leaders use the art and practice of motivational leadership to light the path to success and inspire others to take that journey with them. Written by Matt Church, one of the top motivational speakers in Australia, this practical, powerful guide explores how great leaders move people to action and excellence—and how you can...

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Coherence

Coherence

By: Alan Watkins

Publisher: Kogan Page

Publication Date: 03-NOV-2013

Insert Date: 19-OCT-2013

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Every business leader faces innumerable challenges every working day, each one taking their toll on precious energy levels and the ability to respond and react positively in a commercial environment. Coherence recognizes the key factors that take their toll on a leader's effectiveness and ability to lead, and provides the reader with unique solutions designed to improve physiological factors that impact on core competencies. Problems today cannot be solved with yesterday's level of thinking. CEOs fail and leaders burn out because our thinking has not sped up or powered up. The author not...

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The Leader's Guide to Speaking with Presence

The Leader's Guide to Speaking with Presence

By: John Baldoni

Publisher: AMACOM

Publication Date: 13-NOV-2013

Insert Date: 16-OCT-2013

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A leader’s most important job is to communicate. Every day, whether in a meeting or a presentation, a water-cooler conversation or a formal speech, his or her ability to craft and deliver a clear message, one the audience will believe, is the tipping point between forgettable and transformational. The Leader’s Guide to Speaking with Presence is a concise tool kit containing more than 100 practical tips for creating and communicating meaningful messages with presence and authority. Readers will discover how to: • Present their ideas clearly and provide context • Radiate confidence and put the...

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Practical advice and tools to help leaders at all levels elevate their skills What can truly set an organization apart? There is only one asset that offers guaranteed differentiation: leadership. Leadership is a deliberate act that requires effort but yields enormous payback. According to the renowned professor Shalom Saar and co-author Michael J. Hargrove, both internationally recognized leadership development consultants, executive coaches and speakers, leadership can be learned and improved through the nine critical competencies explored in this book. Filled with sage advice and...

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Reinvent: A Leader's Playbook for Serial Success

Reinvent: A Leader's Playbook for Serial Success

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Publisher: Jossey-Bass

Publication Date: 11-FEB-2013

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Leadership principles from a master of the business turnaround In Reinvent, renowned CEO and business leader Fred Hassan explains how to transform a struggling business into a raging success by reinventing the culture, attitude, and behaviors of organizations and people. Leaders who want to change cultures and individuals need a cool head, a clear vision, and a well-refined ability to inspire that change. Here, Hassan explains how a productive organizational culture leads to real success. The first part of the book focuses on how you, as a leader, can unleash your full powers by...

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Are you a Badger or a Doormat?

Are you a Badger or a Doormat?

By: Rosie Miller

Publisher: Financial Times/ Prentice Hall

Publication Date: 19-SEP-2013

Insert Date: 08-OCT-2013

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Using memorable caricatures to highlight the effects of your behaviour as a leader, this book offers a powerful model for effective leadership Are you a Badger or a Doormat? provides you with clear instructions and simple self-coaching processes which will propel you along the path to leadership success. It uses memorable caricatures to show extreme leadership styles, teaching you what behaviour to avoid and what to do more of, in an accessible and amusing way. ...

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Smart Leaders, Smarter Teams: How You and Your Team Get Unstuck to Get Results

Smart Leaders, Smarter Teams: How You and Your Team Get Unstuck to Get Results

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Publisher: Jossey-Bass

Publication Date: 18-MAR-2013

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A proven approach for helping leaders and teams work together to achieve better decisions, greater commitment, and stronger results More than ever, effective leadership requires us to work as a team, but many leaders struggle to get the results they need. When stakes are high, you can't get great results by just changing what you do. You also need to change how you think. Organizational psychologist and leadership consultant Roger Schwarz applies his 30+ years of experience working with leadership teams to reveal how leaders can drastically improve results by changing their individual...

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Repeat the Remarkable: How Strong Leaders Overcome Business Challenges to Take Their Performance to the Next Level

Repeat the Remarkable: How Strong Leaders Overcome Business Challenges to Take Their Performance to the Next Level

By: Perry Holley

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Publication Date: 27-AUG-2013

Insert Date: 04-OCT-2013

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One thing I have learned in my years of leading teams is that achieving a remarkable performance is no guarantee of repeating remarkable performance.As a program director with IBM Leadership Development, Perry Holley has traveled the globe to improve personal and team performance in his company. ...

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Profit from the Positive: Proven Leadership Strategies to Boost Productivity and Transform Your Business, with a foreword by Tom Rath

Profit from the Positive: Proven Leadership Strategies to Boost Productivity and Transform Your Business, with a foreword by Tom Rath

By: Margaret Greenberg; Senia Maymin

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Publication Date: 09-JUL-2013

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Profit from the Positive is a rare business book that is deeply credible and compels you to act right away. If you put its tools and techniques into practice, you will become a better leader. ...