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Management: leadership & motivation

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Success Leaves Traces

Success Leaves Traces

Author: Armand Morin Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/06/2020

Successful people leave clues as to how they succeeded. The truest secret to success is having the ability to follow those clues to achieve desired goals. Success Leaves Traces is a true story of real success. It demonstrates the system that Armand Morin himself has used to create an 80-million-dollar business, become a best-selling country music artist and an in-demand internationally acclaimed speaker and trainer. The steps mapped out in Success Leaves Traces helps readers find their own success in anything they set out to accomplish. Success Leaves Traces is the true story of one of the world's most successful Internet marketers, Armand Morin. Follow the steps that have led Armand to build one of the longest-running, most successful Internet businesses of all time. In Success Leaves Traces, readers learn how to re-engineer any task that anyone has ever done and make the process their own. Within its pages, readers discover: The five elements necessary to accomplish anything in life How to gain focus and stay on task to accomplish all of their goals Insights on how to think and perform like a millionaire The Stop Factor and how to avoid it so it never stops them from moving forward again

100 Things Successful Leaders Do Little lessons in leadership

100 Things Successful Leaders Do Little lessons in leadership

Author: Nigel Cumberland Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/06/2020

Following the success of the international bestseller, 100 THINGS SUCCESSFUL PEOPLE DO, Nigel Cumberland turns his attention to leadership. 100 THINGS SUCCESSFUL LEADERS DO distills all the wisdom and knowledge of a lifetime of coaching great leaders into 100 short chapters showing you how to build your own leadership skills quickly and confidently. 100 THINGS SUCCESSFUL LEADERS DO is packed with great ideas for creating long-term success for yourself and those you lead. Explore the habits, tools, techniques and mentality of smart leaders and develop your own leadership style. Every chapter features a new idea that will help you get closer to your goals. Mixing simple explanations with activities and exercises, you'll learn the optimal mindset and habits you need to succeed. Praise for 100 THINGS SUCCESSFUL PEOPLE DO 'Inside these pages you'll find a powerful reminder of the many ways you can make your life - and other people's lives - more successful. It will help you identify what success means to you and give you the building blocks for making that success a reality. This is your chance to overcome whatever obstacles are stopping you. Read it, act on it and experience the difference' Marshall Goldsmith Ph.D., bestselling author of TRIGGERS

The Power of a Positive You Proven Principles and Practices to Be a Better You

The Power of a Positive You Proven Principles and Practices to Be a Better You

Author: Jon Gordon Format: Hardback Release Date: 10/06/2020

Winning strategies to unlock positivity and reveal your best you In The Power of a Positive You, bestselling author Jon Gordon delves deeper than ever before to bring you the definitive guide to being your very best you. Mining the lessons learned in his 15 books--including bestsellers The Energy Bus, The Carpenter, The Power of Positive Leadership, and more--Jon crafts a compendium of wisdom designed to help you overcome what's holding you back. This engaging resource draws from the latest research to share proven strategies for transforming weaknesses into strengths. Compelling stories from those who have charted their own transformational path bolster a wealth of best practices and real-world techniques for improving communication, relationships, attitude, and outlook -- so you can face the world with optimism and energy. This actionable guide balances insight and motivation to help you identify your stumbling blocks and clear a path to your goals. Jon's work with Fortune 500 companies, sports teams, schools, hospitals, and nonprofits has allowed him to inspire countless individuals around the world; with this book, you too can gain the wisdom and guidance you need to: Overcome negativity and build a commitment to yourself Enhance communication and your connections with others Maintain optimism through adversity using proven strategies Build a stronger, more positive you Every day throws new curveballs, new challenges, and new obstacles--but by strengthening your ability to communicate, connect, and self-correct, you become an unstoppable force in pursuit of your dreams. The Power of a Positive You offers a winning combination of storytelling and strategy to help you embrace positivity, improve your relationships, and become the best version of yourself you can be.

Becoming the Supervisor Achieving Your Company's Mission and Building Your Team

Becoming the Supervisor Achieving Your Company's Mission and Building Your Team

Author: Hugh R. Alley Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/06/2020

This book is the story Trevor who works as one of the production team in a small company that makes toy boats. He is thrust into the role of supervisor unexpectedly when his general manager reacts to his constant suggestions of how things could be better. When the GM gets ill, Trevor struggles for several months. Then a new GM arrives, and the core of the book is Trevor's growth under the coaching of his new GM, Julie. The conclusion of the book is Trevor's promotion to Production Manager when Julie sees that he has been able to both achieve the mission of the organization and develop his people. The reader takes away four key ideas: 1) Front-line leadership skills are not too complicated to learn. 2) These skills are something that they can develop in themselves, regardless of what their organization does. 3) Tools and skills are there to help solve real business problems; implementing the tools is not a strategy. 4) In your role as supervisor (directing or responsible for others) you have to look after the mission of the company AND look after your people - doing only one is not an option. Essentially, this book is intended to give hope to a new supervisor or team lead. They will finish the book knowing that the skills they need can be learned and aren't that difficult. It is designed to introduce the central skills that any supervisor has to be able to accomplish at least with a basic working competency: instructing, leading, and making improvements in their own area. It introduces some of the more widely-used tools that a new supervisor may run into. More importantly, it ties these tools and skills to solving particular problems. Readers will understand that the tools are not important for their own sake, but only to the extent that the tools serve the larger objective of the organization. The book is designed to give the reader an entertaining and hopeful story about the very difficult transition from worker to supervisor, from being one of the crew to directing the crew. It is an emotionally tough transition, and the idea that someone could see a model of how it can work out will be helpful to folks new in a leadership role. Finally, the book provides a reference to other sources of information that will let the reader extend their learning about each of the tools or skills referenced in the book.

Get in Gear The Seven Gears that Drive Strategy to Results

Get in Gear The Seven Gears that Drive Strategy to Results

Author: Sean Ryan Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/06/2020

Only 10-25% of organizations get it right when it comes to achieving the expected results from their strategic planning. This means 75-90% of them are leaving results on the table and wasting their time on things that don't matter. Almost a decade ago, a major steel manufacturer approached Sean Ryan and his team to help them think through how to better convert strategy to results. This was the catalyst for the seven gears that translate strategy to results found in Strategy-Execution-Results (SXR). Why Gears? Gears transmit energy. The more aligned they are and the less friction in their chain, the better they function. Leaders can easily identify the gear creating the most friction and then take action to better align that gear with the strategy generating better results. This then creates momentum to improve the alignment and performance of other gears. This approach also emphasizes the ways everyone in the organization has some influence over every gear. Based on Sean Ryan's consulting and training with organizations from start-ups to the Fortune 100, he's found that these performance gears drive better results. You'll employ them to align your goals with your strategy, create visible scorecards to know whether or not you're on track, and identify the critical behaviors and actions that will drive performance. Readers will use this book to point their efforts towards getting meaningful results from their strategy. As noted in the Harvard Business Review: The prize for closing the strategy-performance gap is huge: increasing performance by at least 50% for most organizations. After moving beyond their initial amazement of just how misaligned they were, they'll be able to quickly apply the seven gears to sell better and more, drive down costs, improve quality and safety, and recruit talent for the future. In addition, there's nothing in this book that has not been applied in actual business settings. While companies could use the SXR (TM) Framework to overhaul their organization top-to-bottom, they'll also appreciate that they don't have to change everything at once to make progress. Upon understanding each of the gears and how to create follow up and follow through, they'll be able to improve any gear to start seeing strategic outcomes.

Love Your Imposter Be Your Best Self, Flaws and All

Love Your Imposter Be Your Best Self, Flaws and All

Author: Rita Clifton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/06/2020

Studies show that a massive 70% of people feel like an imposter at some point in their professional life. Brand guru and former Chair of Interbrand, Rita Clifton, shares how she learnt to work with her imposter self rather than hide from it in order to succeed in her career. Imposter syndrome can cause a constant fear of being found out that you aren't 'good enough' or called out for being a 'fraud'. It impacts people in different ways and can be debilitating and negatively affect relationships, personal life and careers. So what can you do about it? Love Your Imposter shows you how to take on your imposter self and use it as a driver to come our stronger. Using practical down-to-earth advice based on her experiences, Rita Clifton, tackles the myth that you need to 'fake it until you make it', highlights why authenticity can be your biggest weapon and skilfully makes the case for business being more humane.

Identity Leadership To Lead Others You Must First Lead Yourself

Identity Leadership To Lead Others You Must First Lead Yourself

Author: Stedman Graham Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/05/2020

Become a passionate, purposeful, and meaningful leader through identifying who you are, your strengths, and your skills. New York Times bestselling author Stedman Graham's Identity Leadership is a very personal and prescriptive guide that is based on his philosophy that a leader can't lead others until he can first lead himself-the more he works on himself -- the more he can give to those around him. To know our purpose in life, we begin with our passions, skills, and talents, and with this book we learn how to channel the best of who we are to achieve success for ourselves and those we lead. In Identity Leadership, Graham examines why self-awareness matters, how leaders lead, the importance of communication, and much more. He then shows the reader how to step into their role as a leader and create their identity leadership plan. Key to the journey is believing in yourself, knowing your competence, continually challenging yourself, and being patient with yourself. Graham uses anecdotes from his own life, as well as discussing successful leaders, to illustrate the importance of identity leadership in each of our lives. Self-leaders can create a roadmap that leads to personal growth, development, and improvement of performance in every area of life. Identity Leadership provides the tools-self-awareness, emotional intelligence, discipline, and more-needed to continually plan and execute learning and development of our talents and skills. These tools enable readers to commit to a personal vision and lead with purpose. p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Helvetica} p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Helvetica; min-height: 14.0px} span.s1 {background-color: #fffb00}

Responsible Global Leadership Dilemmas, Paradoxes, and Opportunities

Responsible Global Leadership Dilemmas, Paradoxes, and Opportunities

Author: Mark E. (University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, USA) Mendenhall Format: Hardback Release Date: 25/05/2020

The need to ensure principle-driven, legally sound, and ethically acceptable behavior in the global context is not an easy task for leaders. They face the requirement of meeting the needs and expectations of a diverse set of stakeholders. They are increasingly called upon to protect, preserve, and restore the resources of the environment. They are expected to improve human well-being and social equity and recognize and effectively address economic and social issues concerning equality, social justice, and human rights protection. How should leaders in global organizations go about meeting the multiple demands of a complex global stakeholder environment? This book explores the dilemmas, paradoxes, and opportunities that leaders in global organizations of all types confront daily and addresses how managers can and should think about and approach these complex issues in responsible and productive ways. This book will be of interest to students and scholars across business, management and the social sciences more broadly.

Pivot to the Future Discovering Value and Creating Growth in a Disrupted World

Pivot to the Future Discovering Value and Creating Growth in a Disrupted World

Author: Paul Nunes, Larry Downes, Omar Abbosh Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/05/2020

Disruption by digital technologies? That's not a new story. But what is new is the wise pivot, a replicable strategy for harnessing disruption to survive, grow, and be relevant to the future. It's a strategy for perpetual reinvention across the old, now, and new elements of any business. Rapid recent advances in technology are forcing leaders in every business to rethink long-held beliefs about how to adapt to emerging technologies and new markets. What has become abundantly clear: in the digital age, conventional wisdom about business transformation no longer works, if it ever did. Based on Accenture's own experience of reinventing itself in the face of disruption, the company's real world client work, and a rigorous two-year study of thousands of businesses across 30 industries, Pivot to the Future reveals methodical and bold moves for finding and releasing new sources of trapped value-unlocked by bridging the gap between what is technologically possible and how technologies are being used. The freed value enables companies to simultaneously reinvent their legacy, and current and new businesses. Pivot to the Future is for leaders who seek to turn the existential threats of today and tomorrow into sustainable growth, with the courage to understand that a wise pivot strategy is not a one-time event, but a commitment to a future of perpetual reinvention, where one pivot is followed by the next and the next.

Commando Mindset Find Your Motivation, Realize Your Potential, Achieve Your Goals

Commando Mindset Find Your Motivation, Realize Your Potential, Achieve Your Goals

Author: Ben Williams Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/05/2020

Everyone moves through life with ambitions - whether it's to get fit, start a business or buy a house - but in reality, it's hard to make these dreams happen. To achieve our goals, we have to cultivate an elite way of thinking - we need to adopt a Commando mindset. Packed with tools and techniques that underpin the Royal Commando's success, Commando Mindset teach you how to: - identify your personal inspiration - overcome your fears - set realistic goals - keep yourself motivated In Commando Mindset, Ben Williams draws on his incredible story; struggling with drug addiction and battling suicidal thoughts, Williams turned his life around and joined the marines. Now a performance and business coach who has worked with the England Football Team, Williams is sharing all he has learnt to help you achieve your dreams and improve your life, just like he did.

Coach to Coach An Empowering Story About How to Be a Great Leader

Coach to Coach An Empowering Story About How to Be a Great Leader

Author: Martin Rooney Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/05/2020

Learn the secrets for becoming the inspirational coach everyone is waiting for Think about the coaches you've had throughout your life. Most likely, some were good, others not so good. Maybe one or two were great. One thing is undeniable: Coaches can influence your life in ways that can be negative or positive. A coach can either build you up or tear you down. The world needs better coaches in all walks of life--if you're a parent, a teacher, a co-worker, or a leader, you are also a coach. Which kind of coach do you want to be? Coach to Coach helps you answer this question and shares the secrets to bringing out the best in a person, both on and off the field. For more than twenty years, author Martin Rooney hascoached professional sport stars, Olympic champions, and business leaders to high levels of performance, analyzing thousands of real-life examples of what works and what doesn't. Reading like a simple parable, this engaging book gives you an easy-to-use yet highly effective formula for becoming a better coach for your teams, in your business, and in your personal life. Packed with valuable insights and expert advice, this appealing book helps you: Learn how to be a great leader by being a great coach Create positive lives for your children and the people you work with Inspire and motivate the people around you Turn your natural skills and talents into your own unique coaching style Use proven, time-tested coaching strategies to get results Coach to Coach: An Empowering Story About How to Be a Great Leader is an ideal book for coaches, leaders, managers, entrepreneurs, educators, parents, and anyone wanting to bring out the best in those around them.

We're All in This Together Creating a Team Culture of High Performance, Trust, and Belonging

We're All in This Together Creating a Team Culture of High Performance, Trust, and Belonging

Author: Mike Robbins Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/05/2020

What's the secret behind a truly great team? Have you ever been on a team where the talent was strong, but the team wasn't very good? Or the opposite: a team where not every single member was a rock star, but something about it just worked? In this book, Mike Robbins dives deep into the ways great teams build trust, collaborate and perform at the highest level. As an expert in teamwork, leadership and emotional intelligence, Mike draws on more than 18 years' experience working with top teams and organizations like Google and Microsoft, as well as his athletic career for the Kansas City Royals. The book's core principles include fostering an environment of psychological safety, honouring diversity and inclusion, addressing and navigating conflict, building trust and maintaining a balance of healthy expectations and empathy. Also featured are interviews with high-level business leaders and thought leaders to provide insights into an ever-changing workplace culture.