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  • Image of The Coaching Manager
    Image of The Coaching Manager

    Developing Top Talent in Business

    by Joseph R. Weintraub, James M. Hunt

    When managers communicate a genuine interest in helping rather than evaluating their employees, they create opportunities for everyone to learn. Managers who try to help employees learn and become more productive in the process. In The Coaching Manager, James Hunt and Joseph Weintraub introduce an easy-to-implement developmental coaching model based on their extensive work with thousands of managers, executives and MBA students. The goal is for managers to help employees learn to be mor

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  • Image of Speed Review: Engaged Leadership
    Image of Speed Review: Engaged Leadership

    Building a Culture to Overcome Employee Disengagement

    by Clint Swindall

    John Wiley & Sons, 226 pages

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  • Image of The Black Swan
    Image of The Black Swan

    The Impact of the Highly Improbable

    by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

    A Soundview Featured Book Review
    According to Taleb, regardless of what we know from history, a single improbable event can change everything we think about the world. Taleb calls these improbable events Black Swans.

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  • Image of The Age of Speed
    Image of The Age of Speed

    A Strategy for Thriving in a More-Faster-Now World

    by Vince Poscente

    In a time starved era, you need to stop listening to everyone who tells you to slow down, and begin paying attention to authors like Poscente who give you the necessary tools to get ahead of the rush once and for all. The author illustrates why harnessing the power of speed is the ultimate solution for those seeking less stress, less busyness and more balance, while providing the reader with case studies gleaned from successful companies such as Geico, Netflix and Nintendo.

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  • Image of The New Boss
    Image of The New Boss

    How to Survive the First 100 Days

    by Peter Fischer

    Translated from German and published for the first time in English, The New Boss provides a thorough guide for newly appointed senior managers and executives to make a successful transition into their new leadership roles. Fischer covered all the bases, illuminating the seven building blocks of an accomplished transition, as well as case studies spelling out nearly every possible leadership transition.

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    Image of Green Marketing

    Responding to Environmental Consumer Demands

    by Jacquelyn Ottman

    "Environmental consumerism" is a long-term trend, so be prepared. You'll learn how to make sure your products and services are genuinely "green," how your efforts can preempt government intrusion in yoru business, and why the trend-setting green consumer is a marketer's dream.

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    Image of Power Reading

    A Dynamic System for Mastering All Your Business Reading

    by Phyllis Mindell

    You need a method to plow through that heap of reading, and this is the best we've seen. It's not speed reading but a technique to make sure that you spend time only on the worthwhile. You'll keep your desk clear and read 50 to 100 percent more efficiently.

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    Image of The One To One Future

    Building Relationships One Customer at a Time

    by Martha Rogers, Don Peppers

    Mass marketing is going the way of the di­nosaur. Now you have to know your customers intimately and speak to them per­sonally. The authors show how with to­day’s technology. Why should you bother? Your business future depends on it.

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