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  • Image of The Contrarian’s Guide to Leadership
    Image of The Contrarian’s Guide to Leadership

    by Steven B. Sample

    Steven Sample, president of the University of Southern California (USC), has the leadership skills that have helped the school to receive international recognition as a successfully growing organization. In his book, Sample has compiled the skills and tactics required by leaders who want to improve their organizations and their ability to lead. His unconventional approach to leadership offers a plethora of new ideas about making better decisions, using time wisely, picking top staffers, reading

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    Image of Slack

    Getting Past Burnout, Busywork, and the Myth of Total Efficiency

    by Tom DeMarco

    If you think that getting your employees to rapidly move between tasks is making your organization more effective and productive, think again. Efficiency expert Tom DeMarco challenges many of the most popular management theories by demonstrating how they are inappropriate for today’s knowledge-worker-based economy. In Slack, he shows companies how constant overtime and aggressive schedules work against their effectiveness and their ability to compete in the global marketplace. For organ

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  • Image of The School-to-Work Revolution
    Image of The School-to-Work Revolution

    How Employers and Educators Are Joining Forces to Prepare Tomorrow's Skilled Workforce

    by Lynn Olson

    Schools and business, working together, can improve tomorrow's skilled work force by launching school-to-work programs. Excellent examples demonstrate that this can be a win-win solution for business and education. Learn what you can do to make it happen.

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  • Image of In the Company of Giants
    Image of In the Company of Giants

    Candid Conversations with the Visionaries of the Digital World

    by Rama Dev Jager, Rafael Ortiz

    Learn from the visionaries in the computer industry such as Michael Dell and Bill Hewlett. Excellent on topics such as making decisions and getting the most from employees.

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    Image of Creating You & Co.

    Learn to Think Like the CEO of Your Own Career

    by William Bridges

    In this information age, says the author, you must think of yourself as a one-person company, You & Co. That means identifying your resources and capabilities, creating and delivering a service or product, then finding a market for those. Do this where you work or as you find a position in another company. Warning: Don't do this and you may find your job has disappeared.

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