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  • Image of Voice Power
    Image of Voice Power

    Using Your Voice to Captivate, Persuade, and Command Attention

    by Renee Grant-Williams

    While everyone has a voice, not every voice is one that gets attention — a personal weakness often overlooked. The concept of “dressing for success” — creating the right appearance — is second nature by now. However, most people are unaware that their voices account for one-third of the total impression they make on others (the other factors are appearance and message). In this summary, Renee Grant-Williams, who has worked with U.S. senators, business executives and sales professionals, as well

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    Image of How Organizations Work

    Taking a Holistic Approach to Enterprise Health

    by Alan P. Brache

    Organizations are like humans. Each organ, muscle, bone, and nerve plays a unique part within the whole. A strong contribution from one component can’t make up for deficiencies in others, and understanding each component doesn’t explain the health of the whole person. Body functions are integrated and their interactions are as important as their individual roles. So are the different functions in an organization. This summary shows you how to take a holistic approach to organizational wellness b

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    Image of First Among Equals

    How to Manage a Group of Professionals

    by David H. Maister, Patrick J. McKenna

    Managing people is difficult, particularly when you are tasked with leading a group of confident, intelligent professionals — often used to working with a certain amount of autonomy — to accomplish some task or essential goal. Group leaders must be skilled not only in management basics (delegation, decision-making, running meetings, and so forth), but also in the “softer” skills of inspirational leadership practices. Crammed with concrete advice and practical applications and examples, ...

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    Image of The One to One Fieldbook

    The Complete Toolkit for Implementing a 1 to 1 Marketing Program

    by Martha Rogers, Bob Dorf, Don Peppers

    Here's a complete, hands-on toolkit on implementing "one-to-one marketing" - in general terms, marketing to customers as individuals - from the originators of the concept. From how to identify and differentiate valuable customers to putting the infrastructure, information systems and communications program in place, their book will help you turn one-to-one principles into reality.

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  • Image of Strategic Outsourcing
    Image of Strategic Outsourcing

    Risk Management, Methods and Benefits

    by Maurice Greaver

    Consultant Greaver shows you how to successfully achieve the real purpose of outsourcing: not to cut costs but to find a strategic partner who has the experience, knowledge, and resources to do a better job with certain activities. This summary will lead you through a seven-step methodology for identifying, negotiating with, and signing on the outsourcing providers who will help your company improve its performance and results.

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  • Image of Maximizing the Value of 360 Degree Feedback
    Image of Maximizing the Value of 360 Degree Feedback

    A Process for Successful Individual and Organizational Development

    by Walter Tornow, Manuel London

    Collect the information from all sources to use 360-degree feedback. Then improve both individuals and your organization with this wealth of knowledge.

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  • Image of Conquering Your Financial Stress
    Image of Conquering Your Financial Stress

    The Five-Point Plan for Generating True Wealth

    by Bruce Eaton

    Eliminate these nine symptoms and you'll lead a richer life. You may discover, too, that you don't need more money and (surprise) you may end up with more.

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  • Image of The Power of Corporate Kinetics
    Image of The Power of Corporate Kinetics

    Create the Self-Adapting, Self-Renewing, Instant-Action Enterprise

    by Steve Michaud, Michael Fradette

    You can't accurately predict the business future, but you can prepare for it. Make yours a kinetic enterprise that permits workers to respond quickly to any emergency.

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