The Leader’s Guide to Storytelling: Mastering the Art and Discipline of Business Narrative

The Leader's Guide to Storytelling: Mastering the Art and Discipline of Business NarrativeIn his best-selling book, Squirrel Inc., former World Bank executive and master storyteller Stephen Denning used a tale to show why storytelling is a critical skill for leaders. Now, in this hands-on guide, Denning explains how you can learn to tell the right story at the right time. Whoever you are in the organization CEO, middle management, or someone on the front lines you can lead by using stories to effect change. Filled with myriad examples, A Leader’s Guide to Storytelling shows how sto…

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Be the Boss Everyone Wants to Work For: A Guide for New Leaders

Be the Boss Everyone Wants to Work For: A Guide for New LeadersFlip Your Script!You’ve been promoted to leadership—congratulations! But it’s nothing like your old job, is it? William Gentry says it’s time to flip your script. We all have mental scripts that tell us how the world works. Your old script was all about “me”: standing out as an individual. But as a new leader, you need to flip your script from “me” to “we” and help the group you lead succeed. In this book, Gentry supports and coaches you to flip your script in six key areas. He off…

August 29, 2016
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A Leader’s Guide to Knowledge Management Drawing on the Past to Enhance Future Performance (Strategic Management Collection)

A Leader's Guide to Knowledge Management Drawing on the Past to Enhance Future Performance (Strategic Management Collection)Today when most executives consider the intellectual capital of their organization, they focus on the present. They seek tools and techniques to exploit their organizational knowledge for some immediate gain. There is an emerging shift in thinking that will provide a lasting competitive advantage the shift is from the present to the future. This book is unique in that it focuses on what executives should be doing now (or soon) to ensure the next generation of organizational leaders know what we …

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The Career Handoff: A Healthcare Leader’s Guide to Knowledge & Wisdom Transfer Across Generations

The Career Handoff: A Healthcare Leader’s Guide to Knowledge & Wisdom Transfer Across GenerationsWithin the business community, succession planning plays a key role in an organization’s strategic initiatives. Within healthcare, however, it has been largely overlooked. Without careful planning, healthcare organizations risk a catastrophic gap in leadership continuity that could jeopardize operational cost management, quality of care improvement, and regulatory compliance. How do you close that dangerous gap? Thoughtful succession planning.The Career Handoff helps healthcare and nurse leaders…

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Teach What You Know: A Practical Leader’s Guide to Knowledge Transfer Using Peer Mentoring

Teach What You Know: A Practical Leader's Guide to Knowledge Transfer Using Peer Mentoring “Do you find yourself reading books that just ‘make sense,’ so you end up reading the entire book but not doing any of it? Don’t let that happen with this book. The ‘tools’ Steve presents in this book work great. We’ve been using them for over a year at EA Canada with dramatic improvements in onboarding time and knowledge transfer. Here’s the key: when you find a tool in the book that sounds perfect for your situation, stop reading and actually use the tool at least once before yo…

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The 12 Principles of Manufacturing Excellence: A Lean Leader’s Guide to Achieving and Sustaining Excellence, Second Edition

The 12 Principles of Manufacturing Excellence: A Lean Leader's Guide to Achieving and Sustaining Excellence, Second EditionFollowing in the tradition of its bestselling predecessor, The 12 Principles of Manufacturing Excellence: A Lean Leader’s Guide to Achieving and Sustaining Excellence, Second Edition outlines a comprehensive, proven process for delivering world-class performance while also cultivating the right culture through leadership, mentoring, and hourly associate involvement.While most books on continuous improvement focus on specific tools and methods, this book details a top-down strategy and process th…

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The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World with Kids 2017

The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World with Kids 2017The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World with Kids is JAM-PACKED with useful tips, great advice, excellent discussion, and practical travel knowledge gleaned from years of Walt Disney World travel experience. In this guidebook the authors Bob Sehlinger and Liliane Opsomer specifically address the needs of kids, with–in some cases–research and input from kids.Len Testa leads an experienced team of researchers whose work has been cited by such diverse sources as USA Today and Operations Researc…

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The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Founding Fathers (The Politically Incorrect Guides)

The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Founding Fathers (The Politically Incorrect Guides)The truth revealed–and PC myths shattered–about the Founding FathersTom Brokaw labeled the World War II generation the “Greatest Generation,” but he was wrong. That honor belongs to the Founders–the men who pledged their lives, fortunes, and sacred honor for the cause of liberty and independence, and who established the United States. This was a generation without equal, and it deserves to be rescued from the politically correct textbooks, teachers, and professors who want to dismiss the Foun…

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Nonprofit Management 101: A Complete and Practical Guide for Leaders and Professionals

Nonprofit Management 101: A Complete and Practical Guide for Leaders and ProfessionalsA comprehensive handbook for leading a successful nonprofit This handbook can educate and empower a whole generation of nonprofit leaders and professionals by bringing together top experts in the field to share their knowledge and wisdom gained through experience. This book provides nonprofit professionals with the conceptual frameworks, practical knowledge, and concise guidance needed to succeed in the social sector. Designed as a handbook, the book is filled with sage advice and insights from…

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Leading Self-Directed Work Teams

Leading Self-Directed Work TeamsA new edition of the book that lead the self-directed work teams revolution. Leading Self-Directed Work Teams is one of the best-selling books on teams ever published. Now, the perfect guide for any team leader has been revised and expanded to reflect the new realities of team-based organizations. By explaining how team leaders differ from conventional supervisors, this informative volume which is based on the author’s successful seminars and workshops is especially useful for those managers who…

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