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  • Image of The First 90 Days
    Image of The First 90 Days

    Critical Success Strategies for New Leaders at All Levels

    by Michael Watkins

    In The First 90 Days, Harvard Business School professor Michael Watkins presents a road map for taking charge in the first 90 days of a new executive position. The first days in a new position are critical because small differences in actions can have a huge impact on long-term results. This summary will equip executives with strategies and tools to get up to speed faster and achieve more sooner. Watkins shows readers how to diagnose a situation and understand its challenges and...

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    Image of Great by Choice

    Uncertainty, Chaos, and Luck - Why Some Thrive Despite Them All

    by Jim Collins, Morten T. Hansen

    A Soundview Featured Book Review
    Ten years after the worldwide bestseller Good to Great, Jim Collins returns with another groundbreaking work, this time to ask: Why do some companies thrive in uncertainty, even chaos, and others do not? Based on nine years of research, buttressed by rigorous analysis and infused with engaging stories, Collins and his colleague, Morten Hansen, enumerate the principles for building a truly great enterprise in unpredictable, tumultuous...

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    Three Scientific Truths for Achieving Your Goals

    by Susan Fowler

    In Master Your Motivation, Susan Fowler says that motivation is energy, and what matters is the quality, not the quantity.

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    Image of Unplugged

    How Organizations Lose their Energy and How to Get It Back

    by Tom Roth, Steve Buchholz

    Unplugged provides a fresh look at engagement as a choice that employees make based on how they perceive the change they are faced with and how much discretionary energy they will give to the endeavor.

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    Your Comprehensive Guide to Achieve World-Class Results

    by Rick Goodman

    In The Solutions Oriented Leader: Your Comprehensive Guide to Achieve World-Class Results, Goodman shares the wisdom he gained on that journey and gives readers the ‘secret sauce’ to transform teams into rockstars.

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    50 Ways to Create Engagement, Shared Purpose, and a Culture that Can Adapt to Change

    by Kursat Ozenc, Margaret Hagan

    In Rituals for Work, Kursat Ozenc and Margaret Hagan provide a blueprint for building a culture of engagement, innovation, and shared purpose for organizations of all sizes, across industries.

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    Image of First, Fast, Fearless

    How to Lead Like a Navy SEAL

    by Brian Hiner

    Brian "Iron Ed" Hiner tells what it’s like to be a SEAL and what shapes the intense sense of sacrifice, teamwork and mutual commitment they share. From his own 20-year career as a Navy SEAL and his hands-on experience of commanding hundreds of strategic combat missions and operations in Iraq, Afghanistan and across the globe, Hiner extracts business leadership lessons that can help leaders isolate what’s most important, especially in stressful times.

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  • Image of 5 Gears
    Image of 5 Gears

    How to Be Present and Productive When There is Never Enough Time

    by Steve Cockram, Jeremie Kubicek

    Kubicek and Cokram describe five gears that represent different modes of effectively connecting with others and balancing work and life in a meaningful and productive way. By shifting into the right gear at the right time, you can improve your relationships and increase your respect, influence and productivity.

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  • Image of Unfinished Business
    Image of Unfinished Business

    Women, Men, Work, Family

    by Anne-Marie Slaughter

    Anne-Marie Slaughter offers her own story as a backdrop for discussing the challenges that face women who seek to have an incredible career while nurturing a happy family.

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