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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 The New Leader's 100-Day Action Plan

    How to Take Charge, Build Your Team and Get Immediate Results

    by George B. Bradt, Jorge E. Pedraza, Jayme A. Check

    Moving into a new leadership position is one of the toughest challenges an executive can face. Whether you're a veteran leader taking over a new organization or a novice moving into your first leadership role, this practical guide will help you manage your leadership transition so you can take charge, build your team, and deliver results. This executive book summary of the second edition of The New Leader's 100-Day Action Plan presents proven solutions and cutting-edge techniques...

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    Image of The Airbnb Way

    5 Leadership Lessons for Igniting Growth through Loyalty, Community, and Belonging

    by Joseph Michelli

    Joseph A. Michelli describes how innovative leaders have managed to build a unique brand by inspiring and engaging a community of hospitality entrepreneurs - a feat unparalleled in the shared economy.

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    Image of The Spirit of Hospitality

    How to Add the Missing Ingredients Your Business Needs

    by Larry Stuart

    In The Spirit of Hospitality, hospitality expert Larry Stuart provides the knowledge of what works when it comes to delivering memorable guest service, without living in the past.

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    Image of Welcome to Management

    How to Grow from Top Performer to Excellent Leader

    by Ryan Hawk

    Welcome to Management provides a three-part framework outlining how to lead yourself, build your team, and lead your team.

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    Image of Costovation

    Innovation That Gives Your Customers Exactly What They Want - and Nothing More

    by Stephen Wunker, Jennifer Luo Law

    Costovation solves the dilemma of how to spend less and innovate more. The book's revolutionary approach broadens the definition of innovation beyond products to the business model itself.

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  • Image of Building a StoryBrand
    Image of Building a StoryBrand

    Clarify Your Message So Customers Will Listen

    by Donald Miller

    In Building a StoryBrand, best-selling author Donald Miller shows companies how to dramatically improve how they connect with customers and grow their businesses.

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  • Image of Woo, Wow, and Win
    Image of Woo, Wow, and Win

    Service Design, Strategy, and the Art of Customer Delight

    by Patricia O'Connell, Thomas A. Stewart

    Bestselling authors and business experts Thomas A. Stewart and Patricia O’Connell focus on the importance of service design for companies.

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    Image of Competing Against Luck

    The Story of Innovation and Customer Choice

    by Karen Dillon, David S. Duncan, Clayton M. Christensen, Taddy Hall

    Innovation strategy and growth expert Clayton M. Christensen, and his co-authors Taddy Hall, Karen Dillon and David Duncan, present a new conceptual framework for products and innovation based on their conclusion that customers don't "buy" products or services; they “hire” them to do a job.

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