Author: Wess Roberts

Publisher: New Word City

ISBN: 1640191011

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 195

View: 5409

Wess Roberts, New York Times bestselling author of Leadership Secrets of Attila the Hun, has gathered together insightful, inspiring, and instructive advice from some of history's greatest CEOs, entrepreneurs, and thinkers - from George Washington to George Patton, Andrew Carnegie to Oprah Winfrey, Vince Lombardi to the Dalai Lama. The Best Advice Ever for Leaders helps leaders of every stripe increase their effectiveness in the workplace whether they are executives, managers, or entrepreneurs.
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The Best Advice I Ever Got

Author: Paul B. Thornton

Publisher: WingSpan Press

ISBN: 1595940553

Category: Leadership

Page: 123

View: 5601

CEOs, presidents, professors, politicians and religious leaders describe the best advice they received that most helped them become effective leaders.
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Author: Robert McCord

Publisher: Andrews McMeel Pub

ISBN: 9780740714092

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 178

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A compilation of advice covers such topics as leadership, establishing priorities, and time management.
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Author: Steven Price

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1493033794

Category: Reference

Page: 304

View: 6289

In need of a bit of good advice? Well here is the best advice ever recorded--a compendium of personal tips, traditional proverbs, and clever observations from the literary, political, and entertainment world. The Best Advice Ever Given covers such diverse topics as life, love, success, forgiveness, friendship, character, health, and many more, including: * "Good advice is something a man gives when he is too old to set a bad example."--François de La Rochefoucauld * "The first step to getting the things you want out of life is this: Decide what you want."--Ben Stein * "Never play cards with a man called Doc. Never eat at a place called Mom's. Never sleep with a woman whose troubles are worse than your own."--Nelson Algren * "When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen."--Ernest Hemingway * "Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much."--Oscar Wilde * "The secret of business is to know something nobody else knows."--Aristotle Onassis * "In baiting a mousetrap with cheese, be sure to leave room for the mouse."--H. H. Munro ("Saki") * "Keep cool; anger is not an argument."--Daniel Webster * "Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time and annoys the pig."--Source Unknown * "Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names."--John F. Kennedy * "If someone offers you a breath mint, accept it."--H. Jackson Brown * "In the fight between you and the world, back the world."--Franz Kafka
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Lessons from Extraordinary Lives

Author: Katie Couric

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 0679643869

Category: Self-Help

Page: 320

View: 5544

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER In this inspiring book, Katie Couric distills the ingenious, hard-won insights of such leaders and visionaries as Maya Angelou, Jimmy Carter, Michael J. Fox, and Ken Burns, who offer advice about life, success, and happiness—how to take chances, follow one’s passions, overcome adversity and inertia, commit to something greater than ourselves, and more. Along the way, Katie Couric reflects on her own life, and on the shared wisdom, and occasional missteps, that have guided her from her early days as a desk assistant at ABC to her groundbreaking work as a broadcast journalist. Moving and empowering, The Best Advice I Ever Got is for all of us, young or old, who want to hear from some of today’s best and brightest about how they got it right, got it wrong, and came out on top—so we can too. Now with additional contributors!
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Author: Charles Mcguire,Diana Abitz,Patrick Dobson

Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing

ISBN: 9780740710117

Category: Education

Page: 192

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Compiles excerpts of educational works, comments, and quotes providing guidance, motivation, and humorous tips for teachers.
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Author: Sunzi

Publisher: Droemer eBook

ISBN: 3426422085

Category: Self-Help

Page: 160

View: 1162

Sunzis Text ist nicht nur ein Klassiker der Kriegskunst, seine Weisheiten weisen zudem den Weg zum Sieg bei allen Schlachten und Konflikten, die wir führen. Sei es der gesellschaftliche Konflikt, der Kampf im Aufsichtsrat oder sogar der Kampf der Geschlechter – mit diesem Werk wird jeder Feind besiegt. Doch die größte Leistung besteht darin, den Widerstand des Feindes ohne einen Kampf zu brechen.
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Essential Leadership Principles

Author: Fellowship of Christian Athletes

Publisher: Revell

ISBN: 1441224998

Category: Religion

Page: 208

View: 4334

At the heart of each successful leader, you will find unshakable principles, core values, driving motivations, and inspiring perspectives. The Fellowship of Christian Athletes, built on the values of integrity, team work, serving, and excellence, has asked forty leaders to share their key insights on what makes the greatest leader ever and how they live out those principles on the field, in the arena, in the classroom, and at home. Coaches, athletes, sports fans, and aspiring leaders will find motivation on every page, in addition to time-tested principles of leadership based on biblical values. And it answers the question: Who is the greatest leader ever? Contributors include Kurt Warner, Lance Berkman, Tom Osborne, Andy Pettitte, Jane Albright, Jackie Joyner-Kersee, and others. It also features leadership success stories about the late John Wooden and Tom Landry, and an inspiring challenge from FCA president, and former NFL coach Les Steckel.
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Author: Paul B. Thornton

Publisher: WestBow Press

ISBN: 1449703585

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 52

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LeadershipOff the Wall W. Clement Stone began as a shoeshine boy and became a multimillionaire. He credits his success to three words: Do It Now. He required everyone who worked for him to write those words on index cards and post them in their work area. Find out what these leaders have posted on their office wall. Donald Trump, Bill Gates, Michael Dell, Louis Gerstner Jr., Ursula Burns (CEO Xerox), Kevin Sharer (CEO AMGEN), Tony Hsieh (CEO Zappos) President Ronald Reagan, Rudy Giuliani, Sara Palin, and many others.
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How to Wield Power in the Modern World

Author: Jonathan Powell

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1407092529

Category: Political Science

Page: 352

View: 9139

The New Machiavelli is a gripping account of life inside 'the bunker' of Number 10. In his twenty-first century reworking of Niccolo Machiavelli's influential masterpiece, The Prince, Jonathan Powell - Tony Blair's Chief of Staff from 1994 - 2007 - recounts the inside story of that period, drawing on his own unpublished diaries. Taking the lessons of Machiavelli derived from his experience as an official in fifteenth-century Florence, Powell shows how these lessons can still apply today. Illustrating each of Machiavelli's maxims with a description of events that occurred during Tony Blair's time as Prime Minister, The New Machiavelli is designed to be The Prince for modern times.
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Author: John Zenger,Kathleen Stinnett

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071743774

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 320

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COACH YOUR BUSINESS TO SUCCESS USING THIS “INTERACTIVE” APPROACH FROM TWO OF TODAY’S MOST FORWARD-THINKING LEADERSHIP GURUS “A wonderful and indispensable guide to the practice of coaching. The authors are among the most seasoned practitioners around . . . and it shows! Whether you are coaching subordinates or clients, you will want to keep this book close at hand—full of detailed guidance.” —Jay A. Conger, Kravis Professor of Leadership Studies,Claremont McKenna College, and author of Building Leaders and Learning to Lead “Stinnett and Zenger provide a comprehensive look at the value of coaching inside the organization, complete with a process, tools, and supports for getting started. This book is a great resource and contribution to the field!” —Pam McLean, Ph.D., CEO, Hudson Institute of Santa Barbara “Finally, and I do mean finally, a book has emerged that is the very best guide to the philosophy, competencies, and discipline required to be a coach who makes a true difference in lives of others. This is not a book to read. It is a book to study and live by. Why? Because it is all there: the right questions, the right answers, and the right motives of giving your best to others.” —Larry Wilson, CEO, The Wilson Collaborative, and author of Play to Win! “The Extraordinary Coach offers a compelling view of what it means to be a truly effective leader— one who empowers and grows capability through coaching. It demystifies coaching into an actionable framework that generates immediate change.” —Christy Consler, Vice President, Leadership Development and Sustainability, Safeway, Inc. “Powerful, thought-provoking, and packed with practical tools, concepts, and ideas you can use immediately. It will change the way you think about coaching, and about yourself.” —Lou Kaucic, retired Chief People Officer of Applebee’s International, founder of Coaches Collective International About the Book: Imagine your workplace filled with curious, creative, committed employees. People who take initiative, who are fearless decision makers, who “own” their work. With the right coaching system in place, this dream will soon become reality. With The Extraordinary Coach, leadership guru Jack Zenger and coaching expert Kathleen Stinnett deliver an entire toolbox for coaching your organization to success. While other such books simply tell you how to coach, The Extraordinary Coach uses companion videos (at www.zengerfolkman.com), worksheets, checklists, sample questions, and the latest research fi ndings to provide a fullimmersion course on becoming the kind of coach who brings dramatic changes to an organization. Applying Zenger and Stinnett’s system, you’ll see immediate results in your business including: Increased productivity High-energy company culture Dynamic supervisor/employee relationships Creative problem solving Greater risk taking Heightened innovation The authors collected 360-degree feedback assessments from some of the most effective leaders in business today and identified those who were excellent coaches. Then they combined the research with the latest findings from the worlds of psychology, adult development, and systems theory to map out the real science behind effective coaching. The result is a practical, evidence-based coaching system that can be applied in any type of business. When you coach individuals to success, you lead your entire organization to success. This “interactive” package is exactly what you need to master one of today’s most critical business leadership skills.
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Ditch the Drama, Restore Sanity to the Workplace, and Turn Excuses into Results

Author: Cy Wakeman

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470875254

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 192

View: 3011

Leadership strategies grounded in reality and focused on results Recent polls show that 71% of workers think about quitting their jobs every day. That number would be shocking-if people actually were quitting. Worse, they go to work, punching time clocks and collecting pay checks, while completely checked out emotionally. In Reality-Based Leadership, expert Fast Company blogger Cy Wakeman reveals how to be the kind of leader who changes the way people think about and perceive their circumstances-one who deals with the facts, clarifies roles, gives clear and direct feedback, and insists that everyone do the same-without drama or defensiveness. Filled with dynamic examples, innovative tools, and diagnostic tests, this book shows you how to become a Reality-Based Leader, revealing how to: Uncover destructive thought patterns with yourself and others Diffuse drama and lead the person in front of you Stop managing and start leading, empowering others to focus on facts and think for themselves Equipped with a facts-based, confident approach, you will free yourself from the frustrations you face at work and transform yourself into a Reality-Based Leader, with the ability to liberate and inspire others.
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Author: Jo Ellen Roe

Publisher: Wordclay

ISBN: 0615221777

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 80

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Author: N.A

Publisher: Zondervan

ISBN: 0310443415

Category: Bibles

Page: 1344

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With this NIV Once-A-Day Bible for Leaders you can read through the Bible in a year. Or at your own pace. Now you can practice the spiritual discipline of daily Bible reading with a special focus on leadership. Plus, you can read at your own pace. Want a reading plan that will take you through the Bible in a year? You got it–with check boxes and all. Don’t want the guilt of falling behind? You won’t—each daily reading is not dated but numbered, allowing you the flexibility you need as you strive to engage God’s Word every day. The NIV Once-A-Day Bible for Leaders organizes the clear, accessible New International Version Bible into 365 daily readings. Each day’s reading includes a portion of Scripture from the Old Testament, the New Testament, and a Psalm or a Proverb. And to help you develop your leadership skills with a biblical focus, each daily reading includes a leadership insight from both past and present outstanding leaders. Featured leaders include Bill Hybels , Wayne Cordeiro, Erwin McManus, Charles Stanley, Max Lucado, Ann Voskamp, Chuck Swindoll, and many more.
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Jenseits des Wettbewerbs

Author: W. Chan Kim,Renée Mauborgne

Publisher: Vahlen

ISBN: 3800656620

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 254

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VON DEN AUTOREN EINES DER WIRKUNGSVOLLSTEN STRATEGIEBÜCHER, DAS JEMALS GESCHRIEBEN WURDE UND DAS DIE SPRACHE DER WIRTSCHAFT FÜR IMMER VERÄNDERT HAT DURCH DAS KRAFTVOLLE KONZEPT DER „RED OCEANS“ UND „BLUE OCEANS“. Blue Ocean Shift stellt Ihnen zahlreiche inspirierende, reale Beispiele vor, wie Führungskräfte verschiedener Branchen und Unternehmen den Übergang von Red Oceans voller Wettbewerb hin zu weit offenen Blue Oceans neuer Markträume vorgenommen haben, indem sie den Prozess und die dazugehörigen Werkzeuge aus diesem Buch anwendeten. Blue Ocean Shift zeigt Ihnen Schritt für Schritt, wie Sie das dazu notwendige Vertrauen Ihrer Mitarbeiter aufbauen und neue Wachstumschancen ergreifen. Sie lernen: - WARUM der Fokus auf den Wettbewerb große Wachstumschancen außer Acht lässt und WIE Sie Ihr Denken über die Strategie jenseits des Wettbewerbs erweitern, - WARUM es limitierend ist, wenn man kreative Zerstörung und Disruption als Quellen der Innovation betrachtet und WIE Organisationen durch nicht-disruptive Schaffung wachsen können, - WIE sich jeder im Unternehmen – nicht nur die Unternehmer selbst – durch die fünf systematischen Schritte des Blue Ocean Shift von roten zu blauen Ozeanen bewegen kann, - WARUM das Vertrauen der Menschen wesentlich ist, um Ihre Wachstumsstrategie zu entwickeln und auszuführen und WIE man es aufbaut, - WARUM Sie Ihre Wachstumsstrategie nicht basierend auf den existierenden Umgebungs- und Branchenbedingungen entwickeln sollten und WIE Sie diese zugunsten Ihres Wachstums gestalten können. „Kim und Mauborgne haben einen weiteren Blockbuster geschrieben. Blue Ocean Shift übernimmt die bahnbrechenden Prinzipien ihrer Originalarbeit und bietet einen klugen, systematischen Plan, um jedem Unternehmen zu helfen, sich vom Wettbewerb in existierenden Märkten wegzubewegen, um neue Märkte zu schaffen. Sie müssen kein Unternehmer oder Technikfreak sein, um von diesen Erkenntnissen zu profitieren. Sie müssen nur bereit sein, die Annahmen Ihrer Branche infrage zu stellen, frische Fragen zu stellen und – merke – Ihre Menschlichkeit einzubeziehen.“ DANIEL H. PINK, New York Times-Bestsellerautor von Drive und To Sell is Human „Es ist für jedes Unternehmen eine Herausforderung, in überfüllten, wettbewerbsorientierten Märkten zu wachsen und das auch noch auf intelligente, effiziente und humane Weise. In Blue Ocean Shift finden Sie all das und noch mehr, da Kim und Mauborgne Sie auf eine Reise mitnehmen, die Ihnen die Augen öffnen wird für die unerschlossenen Wachstumschancen in Ihrem Unternehmen, egal ob Sie ein Start-up sind, ein kleines Geschäft oder ein Fortune-500-Unternehmen.“ RAM CHARAN, CEO und Beirat, New York Times-Bestsellerautor von Execution
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Strengthening the Heart of Good Leadership

Author: Gene Klann

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780787988661

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 256

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Building Character is written for leaders who understand their responsibility to develop authentic leaders within their organizations. Without presenting an overarching moral code or a prescriptive code of behavior, this book offers leaders and managers a practical model complete with the tools, information, and processes to develop character in leaders at all levels. The author explains the role character plays in leadership success and effectiveness and outlines how character can be developed through the Five E's—Example, Education, Experience, Evaluation, and Environment.
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Warum Leidenschaft die Karriere killt

Author: Cal Newport

Publisher: Campus Verlag

ISBN: 3593420783

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 245

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"Folge deiner Leidenschaft, dann erntest du das große Geld", das klingt nach einem tollen Rat. Aber für die meisten führt es nur zu beruflichen Fehlstarts und ständigem Job-Hopping. Denn Leidenschaft allein reicht nicht, um in einem Job glücklich zu werden. Cal Newport zeigt anhand zahlreicher Fallbeispiele und mit vielen praktischen Hinweisen den verblüffend einfachen Ausweg: Wer Zeit und Mühe darauf verwendet, in dem, was er tut, immer besser zu werden, der wird mit zunehmender Meisterschaft immer mehr Gefallen an seiner Tätigkeit finden. Das ist der beste Baustein für Zufriedenheit im Job und eine große Karriere.
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Wie man die unsichtbaren Kräfte überwindet, die echter Inspiration im Wege stehen

Author: Ed Catmull,Amy Wallace

Publisher: Carl Hanser Verlag GmbH Co KG

ISBN: 3446440615

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 376

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Für jedes Unternehmen stehen Innovation und Kreativität ganz oben auf der Wunschliste. Doch nur wenige schaffen es, immer wieder Neues zu entwickeln. Pixar ist eines dieser Unternehmen. Die Pixar Animation Studios schreiben seit über 25 Jahren Erfolgsgeschichte mit Blockbustern wie "Toy Story", "Findet Nemo", "Cars" und vielen mehr. Ed Catmull, einer der Gründer von Pixar, gibt in seinem Buch tiefe Einblicke in die Unternehmensführung und das Management dieses außergewöhnlichen Unternehmens. Er zeigt, wie man mit Unsicherheit umgeht, zerstörerische Kräfte überwindet – und warum man viel mehr erreicht, wenn man den Mitarbeitern Freiheit gibt, statt sie zu kontrollieren.
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Stories of Vision and Courage from America's Leaders

Author: Captain Chesley B. Sullenberger, III

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0062101366

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 336

View: 305

As a follow up to his phenomenal New York Times bestselling memoir, Highest Duty, Captain Chesley B. “Sully” Sullenberger explores exactly what it takes to lead and inspire. In Making a Difference, one of the most captivating American heroes of this century—the courageous pilot who brought the crippled US Airways Flight 1549 safely down in New York’s Hudson River—engages some of the most accomplished men and women in the fields of technology, medicine, education, sports, philanthropy, finance, law, and the military in inspiring conversations on true leadership. With powerful thoughts and invaluable guidance from such notables as former Labor Secretary Robert Reich, legendary baseball manager Tony LaRussa, NASA Flight Director Eugene Kranz, and Gov. Jennifer Granholm, Making a Difference is a potential life-changer that stands with Katie Couric’s The Best Advice I Ever Got, Lee Iaococca’s Where Have All the Leaders Gone, Michael J. Fox’s A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Future, and other classic volumes that celebrate human achievement and triumph over adversity.
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A Practical Guide to Leading Groups

Author: R. Camper Bull

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1439858500

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 300

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Imagine if we were using the same medical techniques today that were used during the Industrial Revolution, including the practice of bloodletting using leeches. Medicine has come a long way since then. So why do organizations and corporations cling to management techniques that are just as obsolete as the bleed-and-leech model? In a global workplace that is more diverse and filled with entirely new challenges, now is the time for organizations to evolve to a more effective style of leadership and project management. A roadmap for leading projects and groups, Moving from Project Management to Project Leadership: A Practical Guide to Leading Groups covers the theory, strategy, and tactics that create high-performing teams and organizations. The first half of the book delineates the theories and practical knowledge required to be an extraordinarily effective leader. It defines what it is, exactly, that you need to do to be the best leader you can be. The second half of the book provides the tools and processes required to put that knowledge into place. The author explores the theory that it’s all about the communication. By paying close attention to organizational clarity and the way messages are transmitted within your organization, you will find new ways of empowering people while increasing efficiency — something the old management style can rarely boast. If project leadership is the main thesis of this book, the power of effective top-down communication is the tune you’ll be humming after putting this book down.
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