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Management: leadership & motivation

See below for a selection of the latest books from Management: leadership & motivation category. Presented with a red border are the Management: leadership & motivation books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Management: leadership & motivation books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

LEAD!

LEAD!

Author: Dale Carnegie & Associates Format: Hardback Release Date: 18/03/2021

A Guide to Early College and Dual Enrollment Programs

A Guide to Early College and Dual Enrollment Programs

Author: Russ Olwell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/03/2021

This is an accessible guide for school leaders and educators who seek to build, support, and expand effective early college and dual enrollment programs in their communities. One of the first books to bring together research in a practical way, this book is full of real stories, critical insights from leaders, teachers, and students, examples of what works and doesn't work, and strategies to help students successfully make an important jump in their lives, putting them on track to post-secondary education and a career. Whether you're starting a program from scratch or want to improve an existing dual enrollment and early college program, this book will provide you with the research base, tools, and resources to understand where you and your students fit into the national landscape, and provide guidance and inspiration on the journey to creating an effective program.

Believe IT

Believe IT

Author: Jamie Kern Lima Format: Hardback Release Date: 18/03/2021

Game-changing. Authentic. A must read for every woman and every entrepreneur! Jamie is the real deal-and that's rare. -Glennon Doyle, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Untamed and Love Warrior Believe IT helps you turn down the noise of your inner critic and tune into your most authentic inner voice. -Jay Shetty, 5+ billion view content creator and bestselling author of Think Like a Monk If you've ever doubted yourself or felt truly underestimated, this book will inspire a new kind of belief and confidence in you and your dreams! In Believe IT, Jamie Kern Lima, founder of IT Cosmetics, shares the wild but true story of how a once struggling waitress turned her against-the-grain idea into an international bestselling sensation, eventually selling the company for over a billion dollars and becoming the first female CEO of a brand in L'Oreal's 100+ year history. Faced with self-doubt, body-doubt, God-doubt, down to her last few dollars and told No one is going to buy makeup from someone who has your body, Jamie reveals for the first time what really went down, how she almost didn't make it, and the deeply personal and powerful business lessons you, too, can use to go from underestimated to unstoppable. With radical vulnerability and honesty, Jamie shares deeply personal stories of heartbreak and resilience-including accidentally finding out that she was adopted when she was in her twenties, and the reverberations this has had on all aspects of her life. She also pulls back the curtain on her fight to change the beauty industry's use of unrealistic images, on behalf of all little girls who are about to start doubting themselves, and all of the grown women who still do. Spellbinding, riveting, with raw vulnerability and down-to-earth warmth, Believe IT shakes your soul and shows you that you, too, have what it takes to achieve the impossible. Do you have big goals, hopes and dreams but let rejection or self-doubt get in the way? Do you struggle with feeling like you're not enough, and like success is something that happens to other people, but have a hard time believing it's possible for you? Do you let past mistakes and failures hold you back? Do you know deep down inside that you have something more to give, but you're not sure how to step into your full power and own it? If you answered yes to any of these, Believe IT is for you! In Believe IT you'll discover how to... - Overcome self-doubt - Tune into and trust your own intuition - Let go of your mistakes and insecurities - Turn down the volume on your inner critic - Stick up for your ideas - Handle the rejection, the haters and the mean girls - Start your dream (and keep going!) - Follow through on your ideas - Deal with personal dilemmas and find your real confidence - And much more...

A Guide to Early College and Dual Enrollment Programs

A Guide to Early College and Dual Enrollment Programs

Author: Russ Olwell Format: Hardback Release Date: 18/03/2021

This is an accessible guide for school leaders and educators who seek to build, support, and expand effective early college and dual enrollment programs in their communities. One of the first books to bring together research in a practical way, this book is full of real stories, critical insights from leaders, teachers, and students, examples of what works and doesn't work, and strategies to help students successfully make an important jump in their lives, putting them on track to post-secondary education and a career. Whether you're starting a program from scratch or want to improve an existing dual enrollment and early college program, this book will provide you with the research base, tools, and resources to understand where you and your students fit into the national landscape, and provide guidance and inspiration on the journey to creating an effective program.

Thoughtful Leadership

Thoughtful Leadership

Author: Fiona Buckland Format: Hardback Release Date: 16/03/2021

We need good leaders now more than ever: people who step forward, step up, and develop themselves in the emotionally skilled art of leading others. In Thoughtful Leadership, expert Fiona Buckland offers a practical approach to authentic leadership: showing you how to lead with the mind, body, heart and soul. Drawing on her work as a life and leadership coach, and an embodied facilitator, Fiona offers clear principles, processes and practices to help you understand and master the act of conscious leadership. In this book you will explore: Leading with self-awareness, and understanding your strengths and weaknesses Leading with awareness of your team, and understanding your impact on and connection with others Leading yourself, and being mindful of your inner critic Flourishing with practical activities and exercises, reflective questions to meditate on, and practices to develop in real-life situations, this is an engaging insight into how you can develop the habit of thoughtful leadership, and let it become second nature.

A Guide to Impactful Teacher Evaluations

A Guide to Impactful Teacher Evaluations

Author: Joseph O. (CEO of Center for Collective Efficacy) Rodgers Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/03/2021

What if everything we thought we knew about effective teacher evaluations was wrong? A Guide to Impactful Teacher Evaluations walks educators through an important shift in thinking about how to evaluate teachers: from systems focused on individuals and results to solutions focused on collectives and processes. Disregarding older, ineffective models that rely on faulty assumptions, this book embraces new approaches of measuring teacher competency that achieve valid assessment of effective teaching, teacher professional growth, and student learning. Chapters explore teacher evaluation systems based on professional learning community principles, confront the current system of teacher evaluation that has led to frustration, criticism, and disrespect, provide strategies for delivering new skills and supporting teachers' growth, and include Tips and Talking Points for schools and districts. Outlining best practice and sharing actionable tools grounded in collaboration and teamwork, this book helps K-12 school leaders explore teacher evaluation that has a real and lasting impact on the profession and student learning.

A Guide to Impactful Teacher Evaluations

A Guide to Impactful Teacher Evaluations

Author: Joseph O. (CEO of Center for Collective Efficacy) Rodgers Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/03/2021

What if everything we thought we knew about effective teacher evaluations was wrong? A Guide to Impactful Teacher Evaluations walks educators through an important shift in thinking about how to evaluate teachers: from systems focused on individuals and results to solutions focused on collectives and processes. Disregarding older, ineffective models that rely on faulty assumptions, this book embraces new approaches of measuring teacher competency that achieve valid assessment of effective teaching, teacher professional growth, and student learning. Chapters explore teacher evaluation systems based on professional learning community principles, confront the current system of teacher evaluation that has led to frustration, criticism, and disrespect, provide strategies for delivering new skills and supporting teachers' growth, and include Tips and Talking Points for schools and districts. Outlining best practice and sharing actionable tools grounded in collaboration and teamwork, this book helps K-12 school leaders explore teacher evaluation that has a real and lasting impact on the profession and student learning.

Restoring the Soul of Business

Restoring the Soul of Business

Author: Rishad Tobaccowala Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/03/2021

The hidden key to successful transformation in any organization lies between human intuition and data-driven insights. Named by Time as a top five marketing innovator, Rishad Tobaccowala draws on research and interviews, as well as over three decades of experience as a business and thought leader, to describe how digilog companies-ones where digital tools and analog people are integrated expertly-develop a hybrid consciousness and learn to be proactive when they see warning signs that human traits are being subordinated to technology and data only decisions. Restoring the Soul of Business provides practical tools and techniques that every organization can and should implement, and challenges readers to move forward with the kind of balance that catalyzes transformation and produces one great success after another. Understand how to unleash the significant benefit that can by realized by combining emotion and data, human and machine, analog and digital. Spot the warning signs of data-blinded companies: cold cultures with little human interaction, poor innovation stemming from stifled employees not encouraged to contribute ideas or insights, and poor customer service due to automated, robotic processes that cause frustration and hurt the brand. Explore how organizations of various sizes and from different industries, from Walmart and IBM to Starbucks and Domino's to Netflix and Google, have successfully reoriented their thinking on how to fuse technology and humanity. Gain skills to become an expert in connections critical to growth and success, including the connection between being creative and using technology, between succeeding today and thriving tomorrow, and between leveraging networks and creating new ideas and approaches. Everyone working in an organization will find penetrating observations and guidance about how and why establishing the proper balance between human intuition and creativity and data-driven insights can lead to increased revenue, profitability, retention-and even joy-in their careers and business.

Getting to Nimble

Getting to Nimble

Author: Peter A. High, Getting to Nimble General Stanley A. McChrystal Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/03/2021

With increased pressure from digital natives, now is the time for established companies to address outdated and antiquated practices in order to respond quickly to the ever-increasing speed of market changes. The pace of change in business today is such that it is becoming easier to go from a legendarily high-performing company to liquidation in a short period of time. Getting to Nimble shares the stories of organizations that were able to successfully transform their people practices, processes, technology, partnerships and ecosystem for the digital era. The book also covers once dominant companies like Circuit City and Kodak that neglected to change and were impaired or died as a result. Highlighting a framework to follow along with best practices that others can emulate, Getting to Nimble includes case studies from major organizations such as Capital One, FedEx, CarMax, The Washington Post, Domino's Pizza, Walmart and the country of Estonia.

Work Disrupted

Work Disrupted

Author: Jeff Schwartz, Suzanne Riss Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/03/2021

If you only read one book on the future of work, Work Disrupted: Opportunity, Resilience, and Growth in the Accelerated Future of Work should be that book. The future of work swept in sooner than expected, accelerated by Covid-19, creating an urgent need for new maps, new mindsets, new strategies-- and most importantly, a trusted guide to take us on this journey. That guide is Jeff Schwartz. A founding partner of Deloitte Consulting's Future of Work practice, Schwartz brings clarity, humor, wisdom, and practical advice to the future of work, a topic surrounded by misinformation, fear, and confusion. With a fundamental belief in the power of human innovation and creativity, Schwartz presents the key issues, critical choices, and potential pitfalls that must be on everyone's radar. If you're anxious about robots taking away your job in the future, you will take comfort in the realistic perspective, fact-based insights, and practical steps Schwartz offers. If you're not sure where to even begin to prepare, follow his level-headed advice and easy-to-follow action plans. If you're a business leader caught between keeping up, while also being thoughtful about the next moves, you will appreciate the playbook directed at you. If you're wondering how Covid-19 will change how and where you will work, Work Disrupted has you covered. Written in a conversational style by Schwartz, with Suzanne Riss, an award-winning journalist and book author, Work Disrupted offers a welcome alternative to books on the topic that lack a broad perspective or dwell on the problems rather than offer solutions. Timely and insightful, the book includes the impact of Covid-19 on our present and future work. Interviews with leading thinkers on the future of work offer additional perspectives and guidance.Cartoons created for the book by leading business illustrator Tom Fishburne bring to life the reader's journey and the complex issues surrounding the topic. Told from the perspective of an economist, management advisor, and social commentator, Work Disrupted offers hope--and practical advice--exploring such topics as: How we frame what lies ahead is a critical navigational tool. Discover the signposts that can serve as practical guides for individuals who have families to support, mortgages to pay, and want to stay gainfully employed no matter what the future holds. The importance of recognizing the rapidly evolving opportunities in front of us. Learn how to build resilience-in careers, organizations, and leaders-for what lies ahead. Why exploring new mental models helps us discover the steps we need to take to thrive. Individuals can decide how to protect their livelihood while businesses and public institutions can consider how they can lead and support workforces to thrive in twenty-first-century careers and work. Jeff's marvelous book is a roadmap for the new world of work with clear signposts. His insights will help readers discover opportunities, take action, and find hope in uncertain times. The ideas are fresh, beautifully crafted, and immediately applicable. This is not only a book to be read, but savored and used. -Dave Ulrich, Rensis Likert Professor, Ross School of Business, University of Michigan; Partner, the RBL Group; Co-author Reinventing the Organization

Rituals for Virtual Meetings

Rituals for Virtual Meetings

Author: Kursat Ozenc, Glenn Fajardo Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/03/2021

Do your virtual meetings feel like a drag? Learn how to use rituals to build trust, increase engagement, and spark creativity. We rely on virtual meetings now more than ever. However, they can often feel awkward, monotonous, and frustrating. If you're not thrilled with your virtual meetings, rituals can help your group break through to better results by providing structures that unlock freedom. With rituals, virtual meetings can be moments that are elevated and nurtured, opportunities for people to build connection and trust while accomplishing a common goal. In Rituals for Virtual Meetings: Creative Ways to Engage People and Strengthen Relationships authors Kursat Ozenc and Glenn Fajardo show leaders, managers, and meeting organizers how to build rapport and rhythm amongst team members when everyone is not in the same physical space. Rituals for Virtual Meetings provides readers with practical, concrete steps to improve group cohesion and performance, including: How to make virtual meetings more fluid and less awkward How to reduce Zoom fatigue and sustain people's energy during meetings How to facilitate better interactions with project partners, customers, and clients How community leaders can engage members in a virtual setting How teachers can engage students in virtual classrooms Perfect for anyone who needs to engage people in virtual settings, the book also belongs on the shelves of anyone interested in how to increase team engagement in a variety of contexts.

The Speculative City

The Speculative City

Author: Cecelia L. Chu Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/02/2021

The Speculative City explores property speculation as a key aspect of financialization and its role in reshaping the contemporary built environment. The book offers a series of case studies that encompass a range of cities whose urban fabrics have undergone significant transformation in recent years. While the forms of these developments shared many similarities, their trajectories and social outcomes were contingent upon existing planning and policy frameworks and the historical roles assumed by the state and the private sector in housing and welfare provision. By paying close attention to the forces and actors involved in property development, this book underscores that the built environment has played an integral part in the shaping of new values and collective aspirations while facilitating the spread of financial logics in urban governance. It also shows that these dynamics represent a larger shift of politics and culture in the ongoing production of urban space and prompts reflections on future trajectories of finance-led property speculation.