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  • Image of Webinar: Developing Your Influence from Anywhere in the Organization
    Image of Webinar: Developing Your Influence from Anywhere in the Organization

    by John C. Maxwell

    The 360° Leader is a concept designed to teach participants how to lead from any position in an organization. Important concepts, such as how to lead down as you manage your team are foundational — while unprecedented concepts such as how to lead across with those who are your organizational peers, and how to lead upward to those to whom you report — will be revolutionary to your leadership. It's these behaviors, leading across and leading up that revolutionize this century’s leaders.

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  • Image of Freakonomics
    Image of Freakonomics

    A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything

    by Steven Levitt, Stephen Dubner

    A Soundview Featured Book Review
    Freakonomics offers readers the hidden facts buried within the stories they live and see dramatized every day, along with the numbers and statistics that can help them draw sense from the chaos. By justifying the use of strange questions to get at the heart of the matter, the authors show how economists turn collections of facts into unusual theories and then prove them by applying critical analysis.

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  • Image of Nobodies to Somebodies
    Image of Nobodies to Somebodies

    How 100 Great Careers Got Their Start

    by Peter Han

    Nobodies to Somebodies explores how many successful people found their true callings in a wide range of fields, and went from Nobodies to Somebodies. Based on interviews with 100 highly accomplished leaders — actors, CEOs, senators, scientists and others — this summary describes the early paths they traveled, the hard choices they made, and the lessons they learned along the way. Describing many extremely diverse career paths, it explores common themes and lessons that can help anyone e

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  • Image of Silos, Politics, and Turf Wars
    Image of Silos, Politics, and Turf Wars

    A Leadership Fable About Destroying the Barriers That Turn Colleagues Into Competitors

    by Patrick Lencioni

    In Silos, Politics, and Turf Wars, bestselling author and acclaimed management expert Patrick Lencioni presents a dynamic leadership fable that reveals how organizations can overcome the “silos” that divide work units and paralyze performance. Lencioni also offers solutions to a key leadership issue — the impact of turf wars and political infighting on organizational effectiveness. Written in the form of a realistic but fictional story, this summary tackles a tough business issue in bot

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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.
    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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