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  • Image of The Solutions Focus
    Image of The Solutions Focus

    Making Coaching and Change Simple

    by Mark McKergow, Paul Z. Jackson

    Businesses waste precious time and energies attempting to solve problems. Organizations that adopt the Solutions Focus, write Jackson and McKergow, can do a better job of moving the workforce toward the best possible future and away from the finger pointing and blame game of the problem approach. The key is to focus on solutions not problems, the future not the past, and what to do as opposed to who to blame. In other words, instead of fixing problems, find what works and do more of it. A method

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  • Image of Primal Leadership
    Image of Primal Leadership

    Realizing the Power of Emotional Intelligence

    by Annie McKee, Richard Boyatzis, Daniel Goleman

    Great leaders move us. They ignite our passion and inspire the best in us. When we try to explain why they are so effective, we speak of strategy, vision, or powerful ideas. But the reality is much more primal, according to Goleman, Boyatzis and McKee: Great leadership works through the emotions. The authors, experts in the concept of emotional intelligence (EI), describe what managers and executives must do to become emotionally intelligent leaders ‘using EI competencies such as empathy...

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  • Image of Speed Review: Cultivating Communities of Practice
    Image of Speed Review: Cultivating Communities of Practice

    A Guide to Managing Knowledge

    by Etienne Wenger, William M. Snyder, Richard McDermott

    Harvard Business School Press, 284 pages

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  • Image of Speed Review: Success for the New Global Manager
    Image of Speed Review: Success for the New Global Manager

    What You Need to Know about Managing across Distances, Countries and Cultures

    by Jennifer Deal, Jean Leslie, Chris Ernst, Maxine Dalton

    Jossey Bass, 204 pages

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