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Motivate Your Team in 30 Days

Motivate Your Team in 30 Days

By: Bob Urichuck; Dave Urichuck

Publisher: Impackt Publishing

Publication Date: 14-APR-2014

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Self-motivation and team motivation are the foundations to success. They build self-esteem and self-confidence and result in an overall better working environment. A motivated and engaged environment and team attracts and retains top performers, resulting in better performance, increased productivity and measureable bottom-line results. This practical book will guide you through step-by-step instructions that will make you a more effective leader, resulting in a higher performing, results-oriented team that will attract and retain top talent. This practical guide helps managers...

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Lead Positive: What Highly Effective Leaders See, Say, and Do

Lead Positive: What Highly Effective Leaders See, Say, and Do

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Publisher: Jossey-Bass

Publication Date: 17-FEB-2014

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How to implement effecitve, magnetic leadership by applying asset-based thinking and shifting your mindset from the negative to the positive Lead Positive takes the fundamentals of Asset-Based Thinking (ABT) and turns them into a playbook for successful leadership. ABT is a simple mindset management process that shows people how to make small shifts in perception and thinking to achieve great results. Cramer shows leaders how to apply ABT to shift their attention away from what is negative and learn to intentionally shine the spotlight on the positive, beneficial facts of a situation. As...

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Many leaders are unaware of the amazing power of questions. Our conversations may be full of requests and demands, but all too often we are not asking for honest and informative answers, and we don't know how to listen effectively to responses. When leaders start encouraging questions from their teams, however, they begin to see amazing results. Knowing the right questions to ask—and the right way to listen—will give any leader the skills to perform well in any situation, effectively communicate a vision to the team, and achieve lasting success across the organization. Thoroughly revised...

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The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership - United Kingdom

The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership - United Kingdom

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Publisher: Pfeiffer

Publication Date: 24-FEB-2014

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This 20-page article is perfect for leaders with limited time and budget. It provides a concise overview of Kouzes and Posner's model and overall thoughts on leadership in The United Kingdom. Ideal for orienting readers to the Five Practices model at the beginning of a workshop or coaching session, the piece contains two Leadership Challenge case studies drawn from UK nationals, a short description of the Five Practices, a section on "Learning to Lead", and background information on the Leadership Practices Inventory (LPI). ...

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Ready to Be a Thought Leader?: How to Increase Your Influence, Impact, and Success

Ready to Be a Thought Leader?: How to Increase Your Influence, Impact, and Success

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Publisher: Jossey-Bass

Publication Date: 07-JAN-2014

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The how-to guide to becoming a go-to expert Within their fields, thought leaders are sources of inspiration and innovation. They have the gift of harnessing their expertise and their networks to make their innovative thoughts real and replicable, sparking sustainable change and even creating movements around their ideas. In Ready to Be a Thought Leader?, renowned executive talent agent Denise Brosseau shows readers how to develop and use that gift as she maps the path from successful executive, professional, or civic leader to respected thought leader. With the author's proven...

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Explains the four dimensions of effective leadership for leaders in the public sphere There is a wealth of advice available for corporate leaders, but little in the way of leadership guidance for those in government agencies. Leading Forward fills that gap by providing a development framework and assessment tool based on the four dimensions of effective leadership—empowerment, fairness, leaders, and supervisors. These four dimensions are critical competencies that leaders must develop in order to succeed now and in the future. Based on years of working with agency leaders at all levels...

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Preparing for Leadership

Preparing for Leadership

By: Donna J. Dennis; Deborah Dennis Meola

Publisher: AMACOM

Publication Date: 15-JUL-2009

Insert Date: 21-MAR-2014

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What makes a great leader? Confidence? Trust? Vision? The ability to inspire? The answer is complex yet understandable. The good news is that most great leaders are made, not born, and many of the characteristics associated with effective leadership can be assessed, trained, and developed. Based on the best-selling seminar by the American Management Association, this book gives readers practical advice on how they can: • get noticed by learning how to look and talk like a leader • become expert teambuilders, coaches, and communicators • gain and use power and influence positively • guard...

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The CIO Playbook: Strategies and Best Practices for IT Leaders to Deliver Value

The CIO Playbook: Strategies and Best Practices for IT Leaders to Deliver Value

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 07-AUG-2012

Insert Date: 15-MAR-2014

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As our economy shifts from recession to recovery, our current economic climate is ripe for transformation. CIOs are in a unique position to leverage technology in order to drive innovation and boost business growth. The CIO Playbook is the handy desk reference for CIOs, CEOs, CFOs, and up and coming leaders, revealing a dynamic seven-step framework (Partner – Organize – Innovate – Deliver – Support – Protect – Grow) that will guide you in making essential changes to your organization. The proven strategies, tools, and techniques in The CIO Playbook make it the ultimate "how-to"...

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The Trusted Advisor Fieldbook: A Comprehensive Toolkit for Leading with Trust

The Trusted Advisor Fieldbook: A Comprehensive Toolkit for Leading with Trust

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 15-NOV-2011

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A practical guide to being a trusted advisor for leaders in any industry In this hands-on successor to the popular book The Trusted Advisor, you'll find answers to pervasive questions about trust and leadership—such as how to develop business with trust, nurture trust-based relationships, build and run a trustworthy organization, and develop your trust skill set. This pragmatic workbook delivers everyday tools, exercises, resources, and actionable to-do lists for the wide range of situations a trusted advisor inevitably encounters. The authors speak in concrete terms about how to...

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This book reveals the three most important capabilities leaders must demonstrate today: the ability to set strategy, empathize with others, and take risks—all at the same time. In Head, Heart, and Guts, leadership experts David Dotlich, Peter Cairo, and Stephen Rhinesmith—who teach and coach CEOs and executive teams throughout the world—argue that to be successful in a complex, matrixed, fast-moving world, "whole" leaders must set strategy, develop trusting relationships with others, and consistently do the right thing based on personal values. "Partial" leaders, often the product of...

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Ya eres líder

Ya eres líder

By: Nuria Sáez; Julián Trullén

Publisher: LID Editorial

Publication Date: 01-DEC-2012

Insert Date: 28-FEB-2014

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Todos y cada uno de nosotros poseemos un gran tesoro interior: nuestro liderazgo natural, que nos hace únicos como seres humanos. Aunque muchas veces no somos conscientes de ello o pensamos que dicha cualidad solo la tienen grandes personajes como Gandhi o Mandela. Con el fin de reconectarnos con ese don innato tan valioso para la persona y la sociedad, Ya eres líder aparece como un faro que nos muestra el camino hacia nuestro verdadero ser y nos invita a abrir la mente y el corazón a nuevas formas de observar la vida. Nuria Sáez y Julián Trullén nos guían por un viaje vital y nos dan...

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Génesis del consejo

Génesis del consejo

By: José María Navarro-Rubio; Josep Tàpies

Publisher: LID Editorial

Publication Date: 01-DEC-2012

Insert Date: 28-FEB-2014

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Si gestionar una empresa no es un camino de rosas, gobernar una organización familiar suele tener alguna que otra espina de más por la peculiar mezcla de responsabilidades, trabajo y relaciones personales que en ella se producen. En este marco resulta aún más indispensable contar con un buen consejo de administración que sea capaz de decidir, con estrategia y sensatez y no con el corazón y las emociones de los lazos de sangre, el camino a seguir. Los consejos de administración de las empresas familiares han de tener las competencias, los procesos y las estructuras necesarias para...

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Alt@ dirección

Alt@ dirección

By: Alicia E. Kaufmann

Publisher: LID Editorial

Publication Date: 01-OCT-2009

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Alicia E. Kaufmann analiza los cambios del liderazgo por género y edades, y propone un modelo de desarrollo de carrera flexible e integrador. ...

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Mujer y liderazgo

Mujer y liderazgo

By: Marisa Aguirre; Karin Becker; Cristián Conen; Hugo Cruz; Mónica de Oriol; Kalena de Velado; Patricia Debeljuh; Ángeles Destéfano; Conrado J. Estol; Paco Gay Puyal; Marc Grau; Sandra Idrovo Carlier; Mireia Las Heras; Consuelo León; María Dolores López; Marcela Madrazo; Alejandra Moreno Maya; Martha Lucía Vásquez Zavasky; Ana María Vega Gutiérrez; Inmacula Castilla de Cortázar Larreada; Jordi Canals; Pascual Berrone; María del Carmen Bernal González

Publisher: LID Editorial

Publication Date: 01-SEP-2013

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Mujer y liderazgo habla de la complementariedad sinérgica de los sexos y explica la tergiversación que imponen las ideologías de género. Las familias, las empresas y la sociedad tienen que valorar el aporte específico que puede hacer la mujer. ...

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The Performance Triangle

The Performance Triangle

By: Lukas Michel

Publisher: LID Editorial

Publication Date: 10-SEP-2013

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It is a new era. To win in an increasingly dynamic and volatile environment, leadership teams must be agile – they must be flexible enough to react to early signs and act on them quickly. An agile company needs good decision-making at all levels – from the centre to the periphery, tapping into the full potential of the people, operating model, information technology and leadership practices. And decisions are made by people. This guide forces you to re-examine the assumptions underlying your leadership and how agility within your company can be built through a three-point, people-centric...

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Left Brain, Right Stuff

Left Brain, Right Stuff

By: Phil Rosenzweig

Publisher: PublicAffairs

Publication Date: 07-JAN-2014

Insert Date: 25-FEB-2014

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Left Brain, Right Stuff  takes up where other books about decision making leave off. For many routine choices, from shopping to investing, we can make good decisions simply by avoiding common errors, such as searching only for confirming information or avoiding the hindsight bias. But as Phil Rosenzweig shows, for many of the most important, more complex situations we face—in business, sports, politics, and more—a different way of thinking is required. Leaders must possess the ability to shape opinions, inspire followers, manage risk, and outmaneuver and outperform rivals.  Making...

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The Next Gen Leader

The Next Gen Leader

By: Robert C. McMillan

Publisher: Career Press

Publication Date: 24-MAR-2014

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While today’s global economy is experiencing a significant cycle of out-sourcing across industries, leadership cannot be outsourced; it must be organically transformed. The Next Gen Leader will show you how to discard outworn traditions and become the next-generation leader you were born to be! It is a system designed to help you maximize individual, team, and organizational leadership potential, regardless of your position, pay, or power. ...

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A Team of Leaders

A Team of Leaders

By: Paul Gustavson; Stewart Liff

Publisher: AMACOM

Publication Date: 26-MAR-2014

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Workplace teams are supposed to harness employees' talents to tackle challenges. But the reality often falls short... Now imagine having a team where everyone steps up and performs all of the leadership tasks. Imagine a team that is constantly sharing knowledge and pushing the envelope--one that does long term planning and produces outstanding performance. A Team of Leaders shows readers how to design systems that nurture the leadership potential of every employee--the key to creating high-performance teams. The book's proven principles and techniques include: ● The Five-Stage Team...

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What Makes a Leader: Why Emotional Intelligence Matters

What Makes a Leader: Why Emotional Intelligence Matters

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Publisher: More Than Sound

Publication Date: 06-FEB-2014

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What Makes a Leader: Why Emotional Intelligence Matters presents Daniel Goleman's ground-breaking, highly sought articles from the Harvard Business Review and other business journals in one volume. This often-cited, proven-effective material has become essential reading for leaders, coaches and educators committed to fostering stellar management, increasing performance, and driving innovation. This collection reflects the evolution of Dr. Goleman's thinking about emotional intelligence, tracking the latest neuroscientific research on the dynamics of relationships, and the latest data...

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Leadership PQ

Leadership PQ

By: Gerry Reffo; Valerie Wark

Publisher: Kogan Page

Publication Date: 03-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 21-FEB-2014

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Political Intelligence (PQ) is a new leadership requirement that will allow governments and businesses to build relationships and work together in a new and more effective way. Successful leaders have built the capability to interact strategically in a world where government and business share power to shape the future. Leadership PQ explains why political intelligence is now a critical leadership requirement; presents exclusive case studies and interview material to demonstrate the impact of PQ in action; and provides practical advice to on how to develop it by effectively navigating the...