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  • Image of The Motive
    Image of The Motive

    Why So Many Leaders Abdicate Their Most Important Responsibilities

    by Patrick Lencioni

    In this leadership fable, best-selling author Patrick Lencioni focuses on helping leaders to understand the importance of why they’re leading in the first place.

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    Image of Leading with Gratitude

    Eight Leadership Practices for Extraordinary Business Results

    by Adrian Gostick, Chester Elton

    Best-selling authors Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton identify the myths that cause leaders to withhold thanks and introduce eight simple ways managers can show employees they are valued.

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    Image of Story 10X

    Turn the Impossible Into the Inevitable

    by Michael Margolis

    In Story 10X: Turn the Impossible Into the Inevitable, Michael Margolis expands on his approach that’s been proven in the dojos of Silicon Valley, the conference rooms of Fortune 500s, and the town halls of local nonprofits.

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    Image of CRAVE

    You Can Enhance Employee Motivation in 10 Minutes by Friday

    by Gregg Lederman

    Discover a field-tested and science-backed pathway to improving engagement and the customer experience –– and you’ll be able to offer more of what people crave!

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    Image of The Brink

    How Great Leadership Is Invented

    by Mark Hunter

    In order to reach the top, author Mark Hunter teaches us to embrace and overcome roadblocks along the way, trust others in collaboration, take ownership, and welcome fear and adversity.

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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 Delivering Happiness
    Image of Delivering Happiness

    A Path to Profits, Passion and Purpose

    by Tony Hsieh

    In 1999, Tony Hsieh sold LinkExchange, the company he co-founded, to Microsoft for $265 million. He then joined Zappos as an adviser and investor, and eventually became CEO. In Delivering Happiness, Hsieh shares the different lessons he has learned in business and life, from starting a worm farm to running a pizza business, through LinkExchange, Zappos, and more.

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    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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