Everyone Deserves a Great Manager

Everyone Deserves a Great Manager

RECOMMENDATION What makes a manager great? In this practical guide, Scott Miller and his co-authors, Todd David and Victoria Roos Olsson – all executives at FranklinCovey – enlighten and educate new managers on the best leadership practices...

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Your Team Loves Monday… Right?

Your Team Loves Monday… Right?

Recommendation Gallup surveys found that 50% of 7,200 associates who quit their jobs left because of their managers. Kristin A. Sherry reports that difficult managers often share certain important traits. They don’t know how to identify their own...

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Your Best Just Got Better

Your Best Just Got Better

Recommendation Most people can imagine their ideal day, but what would it take to make your perfect day – or parts of it – come to life? Jason W. Womack, an executive coach and workplace performance trainer, tells you how to change your habits...

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12

12

Recommendation The Gallup Organization has studied employment and management issues for decades. Rodd Wagner and James Harter distill its findings into 12 pivotal concepts that managers can use to develop and keep great employees. These range...

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Make Your Bed

Make Your Bed

Review Six months of tortuous military boot camp set William H. McRaven up for a lifetime of overcoming obstacles and dark moments. After 37 years as a US Navy SEAL, the now retired admiral has endured and...

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What Are Your Blind Spots?

What Are Your Blind Spots?

Recommendation Statistics say that about 70% of your employees suffer disengagement from their jobs. Unfortunately, many leaders have no idea how to engage their employees, often because of insidious “blind spots” in their thinking. Root Inc...

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Suddenly In Charge

Suddenly In Charge

Recommendation Leadership expert and four-time author Roberta Chinsky Matuson knows that to succeed you must manage your relationship with your boss and with those who report to you. Her book features a unique format: Start at the front of the...

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The Elements of Power

The Elements of Power

RECOMMENDATION Executive development expert Terry R. Bacon analyzes the meaningful “elements of power” at the individual and organizational levels. He offers examples of individuals who have prospered or floundered in leadership positions in...

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Courage Goes To Work

Courage Goes To Work

When he was young, consultant Bill Treasurer feared heights. He overcame his fear and became a high-diving champion. Every day for seven years, Treasurer would climb to the top of a 100-foot tower (as tall as a 10-story building). From there, at...

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The Transformations That Work – and Why

The Transformations That Work – and Why

Recommendation Many major companies have tried to shake things up by bringing in new CEOs. Often, shareholders push for a change in leadership when they see a company’s fortune decline due to industry disruptions and economic shifts. The Boston...

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Make Your Bed

Make Your Bed

Review Six months of tortuous military boot camp set William H. McRaven up for a lifetime of overcoming obstacles and dark moments. After 37 years as a US Navy SEAL, the now retired admiral has endured and...

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Paradoxical Thinking

Paradoxical Thinking

Recommendation Jerry L. Fletcher and Kelley Olwyler examine how you use paradoxical thinking – contradictory ways of approaching a situation. Then, they discuss ways to use your paradoxes to your strategic advantage. You can use their...

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