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    • Image of Leadership from the Inside Out
      Image of Leadership from the Inside Out

      Becoming a Leader for Life

      by Kevin Cashman

      In this summary Kevin Cashman demonstrates that his "grow the whole person to grow the whole leader" approach focused on purpose-driven leadership, is even more relevant in today’s hypercomplex world.

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      How Any Organization Can Leverage Design Thinking to Produce Change, Drive New Ideas and Deliver Meaningful Solutions

      by Edgar Papke

      In Innovation by Design, authors Thomas Lockwood and Edgar Papke share the results of their study of some of the world’s most innovative organizations including the 10 attributes leaders can use to create and develop effective cultures of innovation

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    • Image of The Inspiration Code
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      How the Best Leaders Energize People Every Day

      by Kristi Hedges

      Kristi Hedges has used quantitative research and responses from leaders at all levels to discover what inspiring leaders do differently.

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      Image of The Regenerative Business

      Redesign Work, Cultivate Human Potential, Achieve Extraordinary Outcomes

      by Carol Sanford

      Carol Sanford shows how to transform a business into something so flexible, innovative and developmental, that it becomes virtually non-displaceable in the market.

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    • Image of Building a StoryBrand
      Image of Building a StoryBrand

      Clarify Your Message So Customers Will Listen

      by Donald Miller

      In Building a StoryBrand, best-selling author Donald Miller shows companies how to dramatically improve how they connect with customers and grow their businesses.

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    • Image of Quiet Influence
      Image of Quiet Influence

      The Introvert’s Guide to Making a Difference

      by Jennifer B Kahnweiler

      Jennifer Kahnweiler proves introverts can be highly effective influencers when, instead of trying to act like extroverts, they use their natural strengths to make a difference.

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      Image of Do Big Things

      The Simple Steps Teams Can Take to Mobilize Hearts and Minds, and Make an Epic Impact

      by Craig W. Ross, Angela V. Paccione, Victoria L. Roberts

      Do Big Things presents an intuitive, seven-step process that equips teams with how to quickly and consistently operate in a manner necessary for success.

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    • Image of Find the Fire
      Image of Find the Fire

      Ignite Your Inspiration and Make Work Exciting Again

      by Scott Mautz

      Scott Mautz identifies recurring “anti-muses” that sap our energy and optimism. Find the Fire shows how to counter these forces and create conditions where inspiration thrives.

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      Image of Get to Aha!

      Discover Your Positioning DNA and Dominate Your Competition

      by Andy Cunningham

      Andy Cunningham details the DNA of three types of companies in the world and presents a step-by-step framework to help you determine your company’s position in the marketing landscape using her DNA-based methodology.

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    • Image of Let the Story Do the Work
      Image of Let the Story Do the Work

      The Art of Storytelling for Business Success

      by Esther K. Choy

      Let the Story Do the Work shows you how to mine your experience for simple narratives that convey who you are, what you want to achieve, and why others should care.

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      Image of The New Leadership Literacies

      Thriving in a Future of Extreme Disruption and Distributed Everything

      by Bob Johansen

      Noted futurist Bob Johansen proposes five new leadership literacies – combinations of disciplines, practices and worldviews – that will be needed by future leaders.

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      Image of The Icarus Deception

      How High Will You Fly?

      by Seth Godin

      In his bravest and most challenging book yet, Seth Godin shows how we can thrive in an economy that rewards art, not compliance.

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      Image of Digital@Scale

      The Playbook You Need to Transform Your Company

      by Jürgen Meffert, Anand Swaminathan

      Organizations need to unlock the full value of digital. In this summary Jürgen Meffert and Anand Swaminathan guide you through the three pillars of a successful digital transformation.

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      Image of Get Better

      15 Proven Practices to Build Effective Relationships at Work

      by Todd Davis

      FranklinCovey’s Chief People Officer, Todd Davis, describes the most common relationship pitfalls that negatively affect personal careers and organizational results.

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      Image of Stretch for Change

      How to Improve Your Change Fitness and Thrive in Life

      by Gustavo Razzetti

      Change can be frightening, but embracing it can lead to phenomenal growth. Gustavo Razzetti, an innovation and change leadership expert, challenges traditional change management theories with a down-to-earth and human-centered approach.

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      Image of Lifestorming

      Creating Meaning and Achievement in Your Career and Life

      by Alan Weiss, Marshall Goldsmith

      Alan Weiss and Marshall Goldsmith outline six building blocks of character that will help you to challenge your belief system, develop a leadership mindset, and overcome the stumbling blocks that keep you from success.

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      Image of The Leading Brain

      Powerful Science-Based Strategies for Achieving Peak Performance

      by Hans W. Hagemann, Friederike Fabritius

      In The Leading Brain, neuropsychologist Friederike Fabritius and leadership expert Dr. Hans W. Hagemann present simple yet powerful strategies for sharpening focus, learning and retaining information more efficiently, improving complex decision-making, cultivating trust and building strong teams.

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      Image of Bankable Leadership

      Happy People, Bottom-Line Results, and the Power to Deliver Both

      by Tasha Eurich

      In Bankable Leadership, psychologist and executive coach Dr. Tasha Eurich reveals how to balance the happiness of our teams and the health of the bottom line.

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      Blow the CAP Off Your Capacity

      by John C. Maxwell

      In No Limits, best-selling author John C. Maxwell explains how to identify, grow and apply your critical capabilities.

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      Image of The Future-Proof Workplace

      Six Strategies to Accelerate Talent Development, Reshape Your Culture, and Succeed with Purpose

      by Morag Barrett, Linda D. Sharkey, Ph.D.

      The Future-Proof Workplace is a survival guide for the new realities of business. It highlights the changes already taking place: the transition from skills to knowledge, the neuroscience approach to leadership and motivation, galloping technical advances and more.

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    • Image of Victory Through Organization
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      Why the War for Talent Is Failing Your Company and What You Can Do About It

      by Wayne Brockbank, David Kryscynski, Mike Ulrich, Dave Ulrich

      Victory Through Organization demonstrates that organizational success isn’t just about the talent you have –– it’s about how the collective organization makes the individual talent better.

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      Image of The Spark and the Grind

      Ignite the Power of Disciplined Creativity

      by Erik Wahl

      Erik Wahl, a visual artist, speaker and entre¬preneur, helps us unite the yin and yang of creativity — the dynamic new ideas with the dogged effort.

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      How to Grow Fast, Take on New Responsibilities and Make an Impact

      by Ram Charan, Geri Willigan

      The High-Potential Leader explains the modern business climate while highlighting the critical role relationship building, communication style, engagement, and ability to motivate and bring out the best performance in others play in becoming an impactful leader.

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    • Image of Executive Presence
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      The Missing Link Between Merit and Success

      by Sylvia Ann Hewlett

      Are you “leadership material?” Sylvia Ann Hewlett, a noted expert on workplace power and influence, shows how to identify and embody the Executive Presence (EP) needed to succeed.

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      Transform Your Business from a Cash-Eating Monster to a Money-Making Machine

      by Mike Michalowicz

      Mike Michalowicz shows how to take profit first and spend only what remains on expenses. With this one change you will instantly transform your business from a cash-eating monster to a profitable cash cow.

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      How Decisive Leaders Execute Strategy Despite Obstacles, Setbacks & Stalls

      by Patty Azzarello

      Business transformation expert Patty Azzarello explains the four components of a prosperous business transformation, and exactly what it takes to keep everyone moving the new strategy forward.

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      Image of Radical Candor

      Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity

      by Kim Scott

      Great bosses have strong relationships with their employees. Kim Scott identifies three simple principles for building better relationships with employees: make it personal, get (sh)it done, and understand why it matters.

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    • Image of Ask More
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      The Power of Questions to Open Doors, Uncover Solutions and Spark Change

      by Frank Sesno

      Award-winning journalist Frank Sesno breaks down the art of inquiry into eleven categories of questions, each designed for a different purpose. Learn how to ask, what to listen for, and how to link your questions to your goals.

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      Why Pixar, Netflix, Airbnb and Other Cutting-Edge Companies Succeed Where Most Fail

      by Robert Bruce Shaw

      Extreme Teams will push you to think about teams and groups in new ways and help you to move your team to the next level of engagement and performance by going beyond traditional methods.

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      Using Personal Accountability to Succeed in Everything You Do

      by Tom Smith, Roger Connors

      Connors and Smith present the principles of personal accountability that can guide you to own your goals, accept responsibility for your performance, and take control of your success.

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      How to Manage Mavericks, Cynics, Divas and Other Difficult People

      by Alan Willett

      Leading the Unleadable reveals a core truth: most people actually want to contribute results, not cause headaches. Every manager has "problem people." What sets great managers apart is how they turn them into productive team players.

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      A Guide to Strategic Cost Cutting, Restructuring and Renewal

      by Deniz Caglar, John Plansky, Vinay Couto

      Fit for Growth offers a unique approach to business transformation that connects growth strategy with cost management and organization restructuring

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      A Manifesto for the Workplace

      by Christine Porath

      Christine Porath shows how people can enhance their influence and effectiveness with civility.

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      How Leaders Accelerate Successful Execution

      by Joseph R. Folkman, John H. Zenger

      Leadership experts Jack Zenger and Joe Folkman detail essential behaviors that anyone can adopt to improve speed and drive organizational effectiveness.

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    • Image of Woo, Wow, and Win
      Image of Woo, Wow, and Win

      Service Design, Strategy, and the Art of Customer Delight

      by Patricia O'Connell, Thomas A. Stewart

      Bestselling authors and business experts Thomas A. Stewart and Patricia O’Connell focus on the importance of service design for companies.

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      How Improvisation Reverses "No, But" Thinking and Improves Creativity and Collaboration

      by Tom Yorton, Kelly Leonard

      Executives from The Second City, the world’s premier comedy theater and school of improvisation, provide a toolkit for individuals and organizations to use to thrive in a world increasingly shaped by speed, social communication, and decentralization.

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      Image of More Sales, Less Time

      Surprisingly Simple Strategies for Today’s Crazy-Busy Sellers

      by Jill Konrath

      Jill Konrath, a globally recognized sales consultant and speaker, delivers a unique productivity guide specifically for sales success. In More Sales, Less Time, Konrath blends behavioral research with her own deep knowledge of sales to teach you how to succeed in this age of distraction.

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      Building a Resilient Mindset for Lasting Success

      by Derek Roger, Nick Petrie

      Stress is not a natural response to the pressures at work. It’s a choice that you make. Derek Roger and Nick Petrie offer a new approach to stress. It has to do with being resilient, flexible, mentally awake and in the moment.

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      How the Best Businesses in the World Succeed

      by Greg Lockwood, Richard Koch

      Investor and entrepreneur Richard Koch and venture capitalist Greg Lockwood show how the best businesses in the world achieve amazing success by simplifying in one of two ways: via price or proposition.

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      Image of The Future Workplace Experience

      10 Rules for Mastering Disruption in Recruiting and Engaging Employees

      by Kevin J. Mulcahy , Jeanne C. Meister

      The Future Workplace Experience provides 10 rules for rethinking, reimagining, and reinventing your organization including Make the Workplace an Experience, Be an Agile Leader, Consider Technology an Enabler and Disruptor, Embrace On-Demand learning, Tap the Power of Multiple Generations, and Plan for More Gig Economy Workers.

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      Image of Writing Without Bullshit

      Boost Your Career by Saying What You Mean

      by Josh Bernoff

      At the center of this comprehensive guide to writing by Josh Bernoff, is the Iron Imperative: treat the reader’s time as more valuable than your own. Embrace that, and your customers, your boss, and your colleagues will recognize the power and boldness of your thinking.

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      Image of How Great Leaders Think

      The Art of Reframing

      by Terrence Deal, Lee Bolman

      Lee Bolman and Terrence Deal’s influential four-frame model of leadership and organizations offers leaders an accessible template for understanding four major dimensions of organizational life: structure, people, politics, and culture.

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      Image of Small Acts of Leadership

      12 Intentional Behaviors That Lead to Big Impact

      by G. Shawn Hunter

      Serial entrepreneur and best-selling author G. Shawn Hunter presents 12 critical competencies that are consistently present in the daily routines of today’s more successful leaders. Using interviews with business leaders around the world, he guides you through a series of incremental steps from simply taking care of rest and exercise to building self-confidence and embracing challenges to build a stronger version of yourself and make a broader impact in the world.

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      Image of Learning Leadership

      The Five Fundamentals of Becoming an Exemplary Leader

      by Barry Z. Posner, James Kouzes

      Leadership is a set of abilities and like any other skill set it can be learned and improved. Becoming an exemplary leader isn't easy. It takes self-belief, aspiration, grit, support and deliberate practice. But with solid determination and supportive guidance, everyone can learn to become better leaders than they are today.

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      Image of Competing Against Luck

      The Story of Innovation and Customer Choice

      by Karen Dillon, David S. Duncan, Taddy Hall, Clayton M. Christensen

      Innovation strategy and growth expert Clayton M. Christensen, and his co-authors Taddy Hall, Karen Dillon and David Duncan, present a new conceptual framework for products and innovation based on their conclusion that customers don't "buy" products or services; they “hire” them to do a job.

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      Image of Great Teams

      16 Things High Performing Organizations Do Differently

      by Don Yaeger

      Long-time Sports Illustrated associate editor Don Yaegar has conducted more than 100 interviews with some of the most successful teams and organizations in the country. From those, he has identified 16 habits that drive these high-performing teams.

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    • Image of Be the Boss Everyone Wants to Work For
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      A Guide for New Leaders

      by William Gentry

      Gentry coaches new leaders to flip their script in six key areas: mindset, skill set, relationships, do-it-all attitude, perspective and focus. More than a series of best practices, Be the Boss Everyone Wants to Work For is a guide to internalizing a leader’s perspective.

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      Image of The Best Place to Work

      The Art and Science of Creating an Extraordinary Workplace

      by Ron Friedman

      In The Best Place to Work, award-winning psychologist Ron Friedman, Ph.D. draws from the latest research on motivation, creativity, behavioral economics, neuroscience, and management to reveal what really makes us successful at work.

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      Image of #Now

      The Surprising Truth About the Power of Now

      by Max McKeown

      Discover the power of your #NOW that enables you to take action, make decisions fast and effectively, and enjoy the moment while creating a successful and happy future.

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      Image of The Outward Mindset

      Seeing Beyond Ourselves

      by The Arbinger Institute

      Through true stories and simple yet profound guidance and tools, The Outward Mindset enables individuals and organizations to make the one change that most dramatically improves performance, sparks collaboration and accelerates innovation — a shift to an outward mindset.

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      Image of Winning the Brain Game

      Fixing the 7 Fatal Flaws of Thinking

      by Matthew May

      In Winning the Brain Game, author and creative strategist Matthew E. May explains these and other “fatal flaws” of thinking, revealing seven observable problem-solving patterns that can block our best thinking.

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      Image of Impossible to Ignore

      Creating Memorable Content to Influence Decisions

      by Carmen Simon

      In Impossible to Ignore, Carmen Simon shows you how to execute a proven three-step plan for persuasion: create cues that attract attention and connect with your audience’s needs; use memory-influencing variables to control what your audience remembers; and turn today’s intentions into tomorrow’s actions.

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      Image of Matter

      Move Beyond the Competition, Create More Value and Become the Obvious Choice

      by Peter Sheahan, Julie Williamson

      In Matter, Peter Sheahan and Julie Williamson show you how to identify the place where you can create the most value - your edge of disruption - at the intersection of old and new, where your existing profits, reach and reputation enable you to create the markets of the future.

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      Image of Smartcuts

      How Hackers, Innovators, and Icons Accelerate Success

      by Shane Snow

      In Smartcuts, Shane Snow shatters common wisdom about success, revealing how conventions like “paying dues” prevent progress, why kids shouldn’t learn times tables, and how, paradoxically, it’s easier to build a huge business than a small one.

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      Image of The Industries of the Future

      by Alec Ross

      In The Industries of the Future, Ross shows us what changes are coming in the next 10 years, highlighting the best opportunities for progress and explaining why countries thrive or sputter.

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      Image of Negotiating the Impossible

      How to Break Deadlocks and Resolve Ugly Conflicts (Without Money or Muscle)

      by Deepak Malhotra

      In Negotiating the Impossible, Harvard professor and negotiation adviser Deepak Malhotra shows how to defuse even the most potentially explosive situations and to find success when things seem impossible.

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      How to Recognize and Cultivate the Three Essential Virtues

      by Patrick Lencioni

      In The Ideal Team Player, Lencioni tells the story of Jeff Shanley, a leader desperate to save his uncle’s company by restoring its cultural commitment to teamwork.

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      Image of Global Vision

      How Companies Can Overcome the Pitfalls of Globalization

      by Robert Salomon

      Global Vision offers a lens through which to view globalization in a new and compelling way, helping managers understand the risks associated with globalization while equipping them with the necessary tools to overcome those risks.

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      A Manager's Guide to Getting Results - Without Losing Your Soul

      by David Dye, Karin Hurt

      Winning Well offers managers a quick, practical action plan. They will learn how to stamp out the corrosive win-at-all-costs mentality; focus on the game, not just the score; reinforce behaviors that produce results; build productive relationships; and be the leader people want to work for.

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      The 12 Levers of Success

      by Stephen R. Covey

      In Primary Greatness, a posthumous work, Covey lays out the 12 levers of success that will lead to a life of primary greatness: Integrity, Contribution, Priority, Sacrifice, Service, Responsibility, Loyalty, Reciprocity, Diversity, Learning, Teaching and Renewal.

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      How to Maximize Engagement in Today’s Workforce

      by Alec Levenson, Jennifer Deal

      Using fieldwork and survey data from global research, Jennifer J. Deal and Alec Levenson have formulated a scientifically accurate picture of what really motivates Millennials around the world.

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      Three Steps to Inspiring Passion and Performance

      by Derek Newberry, Madeline Boyer, Mario Moussa

      Based on research at the Wharton School of Business, the authors provide tools for aligning members of your team behind a motivating vision, making team meetings efficient and productive, and closing the gap between stated goals and actual behaviors.

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      Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World

      by Cal Newport

      The skill of deep work is the ability to focus with a distraction-free concentration that pushes your cognitive capabilities to their limit. Author and professor Cal Newport presents a series of four “rules” to transform your mind and habits in order to cultivate this skill and make it the core of your working life.

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      How the Effective Executive Spends Time

      by Laura Stack

      Doing the right things right requires leaders to manage the intersection of efficiency and effectiveness and follow 12 related practices outlined by Stack. Each of the 12 practices belongs to one of the 3T categories of strategic thinking, team focus, and tactical work, ultimately disclosing how to improve profitability and productivity.

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      How Hypergrowth Companies Create Predictable Revenue

      by Aaron Ross, Jason Lemkin

      The world’s fastest growing companies share seven ingredients in their recipes for hypergrowth. Ross and Lemkin break these down into steps that leaders can easily use as a guide for growing their businesses and increasing revenue.

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      Know Your Talent Better Than You Know Your Customers

      by Aaron Goldstein, Rahaf Harfoush, Leerom Segal, Jay Goldman

      The authors present an actionable plan for any company that wants the best from its people and isn’t afraid of radical approaches to achieve it. Six proven principles are offered that can be used to decode work and unlock the potential of employees.

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      How Great Leaders Change Their Minds to Change the World

      by Al Pittampalli

      Al Pittampalli explains the art of persuadability, the genuine willingness and ability to change your mind in the face of new evidence.

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      Show Up, Set the Tone and Intentionally Create an Organization That Thrives

      by Anese Cavanaugh

      Anese Cavanaugh shares her unique Intentional Energetic Presence (IEP) Method that can be used to help you revitalize your work culture in ways that encourage growth, productivity and innovation.

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      How to Future-Proof Yourself for Tomorrow’s Workplace

      by Barbara Mistick, Karie Willyerd

      Workplace futurist Karie Willyerd and college president Barbara Mistick offer evidence-based guidance to help you stretch to achieve your potential in order to remain relevant in tomorrow's changing work environment.

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      An Integrated Framework for Breakthrough Performance and Extraordinary Business Results

      by Robert J. Anderson, William A. Adams

      Robert Anderson and William Adams present a comprehensive roadmap for optimal leadership development - individual and collective - that can create competitive advantage. They explore five stages in the evolution of leadership along with organizational structures and cultures that develop at each of these stages as well as six key practices for effective leadership development.

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      How Great Companies Fuel Innovation Through Diversity

      by David Livermore

      David Livermore identifies management practices that can be used to guide multicultural teams to innovation, including how to create an optimal environment, build trust, fuse differing perspectives, align goals and expectations, generate fresh ideas, consider various audiences when selecting and selling an idea, and design and test different users.

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      How to Transform and Lead in the Age of Creativity, Innovation and Sustainability

      by Faisal Hoque, Drake Baer

      Faisal Hoque and Drake Baer suggest that by examining the connections between our individual, interpersonal and organizational working lives, we can learn new ways to create, innovate, adapt, and lead.

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      How to Lead Like a Navy SEAL

      by Brian Hiner

      Brian "Iron Ed" Hiner tells what it’s like to be a SEAL and what shapes the intense sense of sacrifice, teamwork and mutual commitment they share. From his own 20-year career as a Navy SEAL and his hands-on experience of commanding hundreds of strategic combat missions and operations in Iraq, Afghanistan and across the globe, Hiner extracts business leadership lessons that can help leaders isolate what’s most important, especially in stressful times.

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      How to Be Present and Productive When There is Never Enough Time

      by Steve Cockram, Jeremie Kubicek

      Kubicek and Cokram describe five gears that represent different modes of effectively connecting with others and balancing work and life in a meaningful and productive way. By shifting into the right gear at the right time, you can improve your relationships and increase your respect, influence and productivity.

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      Women, Men, Work, Family

      by Anne-Marie Slaughter

      Anne-Marie Slaughter offers her own story as a backdrop for discussing the challenges that face women who seek to have an incredible career while nurturing a happy family.

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      Creating an Environment That Energizes Everyone

      by Shawn Murphy

      CEO of Switch & Shift Shawn Murphy argues that our best work is the product of a positive environment. In The Optimistic Workplace, using simple strategies, he demonstrates how a people-centric focus ignites employee potential, increases innovation and catapults an organization to higher performance.

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      Master Personal Transformation, Seize Opportunity and Thrive in the Era of Endless Innovation

      by Jay Samit

      Technology innovator Jay Samit describes the unique method he has used to invent new markets and expand established businesses. He demystifies the mechanics of disruption for individuals and businesses alike while offering empowering advice for anyone with a big idea.

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      Stop Fighting Human Nature and Increase Your Performance, Engagement and Influence

      by Kieran Flanagan, Dan Gregory

      Behavioral research strategists Dan Gregory and Kieran Flanagan examine the basic instincts of fear, self-interest and simplicity and their impact on the success or failure of a company’s best ideas. They offer three interconnected principles that can be used to head off disengagement inside and outside of a company and to unlock human potential.

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      How Entrepreneurs Use Content to Build Massive Audiences and Create Radically Successful Businesses

      by Joe Pulizzi

      Joe Pulizzi, founder of several startups, reverse-engineers the traditional entrepreneurial model for success by shifting focus from first creating a product to getting customers first and then developing products.

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      A Radical Approach to the Design of the Sales Function

      by Justin Roff-Marsh

      Sales management radical Justin Roff-Marsh presents a nontraditional sales approach that incorporates the division of labor, in which sales responsibility shifts from autonomous agents to a centrally coordinated team to build more efficient sales functions.

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      How Great Companies Ignite Passion in Their People Without Burning Them Out

      by Eric Chester

      Business success is directly related to the quality of the employees. Eric Chester reveals the seven cultural pillars that today’s leading employers focus on to attract and retain top talent: compensation, alignment, atmosphere, growth, acknowledgment, communication and autonomy.

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