Extreme Teaming

Extreme Teaming

RECOMMENDATION Extreme teams are specialized work groups whose members are experts with diverse backgrounds and skills. Often, team members represent multiple organizations and come together quickly to address sudden, calamitous problems...

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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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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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Leading With Strategic Thinking

Leading With Strategic Thinking

Recommendation Business strategy experts Aaron K. Olson and B. Keith Simerson offer an A-to-Z primer on strategic thinking, why it matters, and how to develop and apply it. They dissect the necessary components of strategic leadership and detail...

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The Next Generation of Women Leaders

The Next Generation of Women Leaders

RECOMMENDATION Getting ahead in today’s competitive, cutthroat business world is tough, particularly for women, who account for only 3% of Fortune 500 CEOs, even though females comprise nearly half the US workforce. What are the reasons for the...

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The Long-Distance Leader

The Long-Distance Leader

Recommendation The Project Management Institute reports that 90% of project teams now include one or, often, more workers who operate from different locations than their supervisors and teammates. Nearly 80% of managers now supervise a worker or...

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