Leadership Through Covid-19 And Beyond

Leadership Through Covid-19 And Beyond

Recommendation This manual by Helen Battersby and Anne Stenbom offers a few additions to their 2019 work, The Discovery Prism, and sets up a framework for leading in crisis and managing change. The metaphoric prism has three “lenses” –...

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Leadership Team Coaching

Leadership Team Coaching

Recommendation Sports coaching skills transfer well to coaching organizational leadership teams. Peter Hawkins – a coach with experience in industry, education and government – deftly explains who leadership team coaches are, what they do, and...

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It’s Your Ship

It’s Your Ship

Recommendation Like many books on leadership from nonbusiness walks of life, this sea tale offers a refreshing new perspective. US Navy Captain D. Michael Abrashoff explains how he and his crew turned their under-performing vessel into the pride...

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Improve Your Virtual Meetings

Improve Your Virtual Meetings

Recommendation Even before COVID-19, conference calls and video meetings were a part of the business world. To thrive in this remote environment, executive John Arthur argues, you need to understand how to make the best use of today’s technology...

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Humble Consulting

Humble Consulting

Recommendation Consultants can no longer operate as they once did: Assume the role of corporate doctor, diagnose organizational challenges and provide detailed prescriptions. Traditional consultancy is inadequate for today’s daunting business...

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Human Compatible

Human Compatible

Recommendation If asked to predict the most significant occurrence in the future of humans, the best answer would be the advent of super intelligent artificial intelligence (AI). Super intelligent AI might help human beings avert climate...

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How To Speak How To Listen

How To Speak How To Listen

Recommendation In 1940, intellectual, philosopher and academic Mortimer J. Adler wrote How to Read a Book, described by Amazon as a “living classic.” Forty years later, he wrote this accompanying volume on speaking and listening, offering the...

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How To Sell In Place

How To Sell In Place

Recommendation The COVID-19 pandemic reshaped B2B selling. However, B2B sales expert Carajane Moore, president of Big Hunt Sales, has managed her sales on a “sell in place” basis for years, as has her colleague, the company’s founder, Tom Searcy...

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How To Fix A Factory

How To Fix A Factory

Recommendation All factories struggle, writes seasoned manufacturing executive Rob Tracy. Sooner or later, your plant will fall behind in on-time delivery, your workforce will lose morale and the production calendar will fill up with emergency...

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Leading Lean

Leading Lean

Recommendation Deloitte’s lean management expert Jean Dahl explains the importance of implementing lean processes and fostering lean leaders. Applying the concepts of operating according to lean principles, she explains how to develop leaders who...

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How To Choose A Leader

How To Choose A Leader

Recommendation This short book by political science professor Maurizio Viroli curates the best of Niccolò Machiavelli’s writing and effectively reveals his wisdom regarding leadership and political power. The most salient parts turn out to be...

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How To Be Creative

How To Be Creative

Recommendation Dismayed and disillusioned with his career, cartoonist Hugh MacLeod sat at a bar one evening and began doodling on the backs of business cards. The success that followed proves that the path to creative breakthroughs is rarely...

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