Step Up Book Authors Talk About Leadership And Leadership Moments

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The book, Step Up , shows readers how to step up to the plate during six critical leadership moments. The book's two authors awhile back shared these insights with me: A Conversation with Henry Evans and Colm Foster, authors of Step Up What is a “leadership moment”?

Step Up Book Co-Authors Answer Questions About Leadership

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The book, Step Up , shows readers how to step up to the plate during six critical leadership moments. The book's two authors awhile back shared these insights with me: A Conversation with Henry Evans and Colm Foster, authors of Step Up What is a “leadership moment”?

Leadership Tips From Author Neil Smith

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Here are three helpful leadership tips from author Neil Smith -- from his new book, co-authored with Patricia O''Connell, How Excellent Companies Avoid Dumb Things : People say they cannot find the time to do things, yet they always find the time to fix things when they break.

Online Marketing For Busy Authors

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"There has never been a better time to be an author," says Fauzia Burke , "because for the first time authors have direct access to their readers. It's easy for authors to get lost. A website is an extension of a resume and it helps authors build trust with their readers.

Advisory Leadership

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I selected Advisory Leadership as the best new leadership book for this year because it: Teaches leaders how to create a people-first culture (a must-have to achieve success in today's business world). Flashback to three years ago.because this book is so, so good!

Leadership Tips From Author Neil Smith

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are three helpful leadership tips from author Neil Smith -- from his new book, co-authored with Patricia O'Connell, How Excellent Companies Avoid Dumb Things : People say they cannot find the time to do things, yet they always find the time to fix things when they break.

Leadership Thought From Author Roger Schwarz

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Wise advice for leaders from author Roger Schwarz in his new book, Smart Leaders Smarter Teams : "You can express your own views as passionately as you want, as long as you''re equally curious about others'' views.".

Today's Leadership Quotes

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Today's three leadership quotes come from Kristi Hedges , author of the book, The Power Of Presence. Eric Jacobson Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Kristi Hedges Leadership Quotes

Today's Leadership Quotes

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Today's three leadership quotes come from Kristi Hedges , author of the book, The Power Of Presence. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Quotes QuotesA vision will go nowhere unless the leader feels it in her bones.

Experiential Leadership Development

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I’ve just returned from week-long leadership development program in Israel called “ Reality Storytellers ” hosted by the Schusterman Foundation. How do our unique brands of leadership, our values and our perceptions of injustice contribute to our visions for a better future?

Q&A With Best Selling Author And Expert Storyteller, Paul Smith

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Being a new author, you don’t really know what to expect in terms of book sales, marketing efforts, media exposure, translation rights, etc. Today I’m a full-time author and speaker and get to pursue this passion wherever it takes me.

Q&A With Millennial CEO And Book Author Rick Lindquist

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Rick Lindquist Millennial Rick Lindquist is making his mark in the business world and enjoying the success of his co-authored 2014 bestseller book, The End of Employer-Provided Health Insurance. Which of your leadership skills helped you most to rise through the ranks at Zane Benefits?

Today's Leadership Quotes

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Today's three leadership quotes come from Kristi Hedges , author of the book, The Power Of Presence. Eric Jacobson Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Kristi Hedges Leadership Leadership Quotes

Interview With Step Up Book Authors Evans And Foster

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The book, Step Up , shows readers how to step up to the plate during six critical leadership moments. The book's two authors awhile back shared these insights with me: A Conversation with Henry Evans and Colm Foster, authors of Step Up What is a “leadership moment”?

Author Thomas Teal On Management Integrity

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Some words of wisdom from author Thomas Teal : Integrity in management means : being responsible communicating clearly keeping promises being an honest broker avoiding hidden agendas knowing oneself Also, explains Teal : Great managers serve two masters; one organizational, one moral.

Q&A With Author Jesse Sostrin

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Q&A with Jesse Sostrin author of Beyond the Job Description Question : What does the title of your book mean and what’s the truth about what employers really expect that is never written in job descriptions?

Leadership Conversations

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Halfway into the 300-page book, Leadership Conversations , I had turned the corners of nearly every fifth pages. There is so much to learn from Leadership Conversations. Authors Alan S. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Leadership Books

50 Chapters About Leadership

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The Little Book of Leadership Development , by Scott J. What you'll find is basically 50 one- to two-page chapters , each highlighting a leadership tip. This book seems ideal for busy managers who don't have lots of time to read leadership books.

Leadership Blindspots

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"A blindspot is an unrecognized weakness or threat that has the potential to undermine a leader''s success," explains author Robert Bruce Shaw. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Blindspots

The Power Of Positive Leadership

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Critics write words but they don't write the future," says author Jon Gordon. You'll learn how and why positive leaders transform teams and organizations in Gordon's new book, The Power of Positive Leadership. "Pessimists don't change the world.

I-WE-IT Framework: Transformative Leadership for Social Change

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On April 6-8th, I’m co-facilitating a transformative leadership retreat with colleagues Heather McLeod Grant, Chris Block, Lance Fors, and Justin Ferrell. In this highly interactive three-day workshop, we’ll take a deep dive into transformative leadership for social change.

The Art Of Change Leadership

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The Art of Change Leadership demystifies the psychology behind our reactions to change and offers a powerful collection of tools to inspire individual and collective transformation quickly and more effectively, explains author of the new book, Cheryl Cran.

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Book Review: Engine of Impact – Essentials of Strategic Leadership in the Nonprofit Sector

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Last week I attended the launch of the book, Engine of Impact: Essentials of Strategic Leadership in the Nonprofit Sector by William F. The authors identify seven leadership best practices of high performance based on their extensive experience in the nonprofit and philanthropy sector.

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Leadership Books To Read This Month

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Let The Story Do The Work explains that at the heart of leadership lies persuasion. In her book, author Esther K. Eric Jacobson Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Leadership Books

What leadership skills do nonprofit emerging leaders need to succeed?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Are leadership skills different for emerging “Millennial” leaders than for people from different generations? There’s an excellent summary by the study’s authors in this post, “ Preparing Millennials for Leadership Success ,” the tips include: 1.

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The Motivation Of Great Leadership

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Great leaders are motivated this way and inspire others to have similar feelings." -- William Seidman and Richard Grbavac -- authors of, The Star Factor. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership

Customer Service Lessons From Author Micah Solomon

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Management Leadership Books Micah Solomon Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management General Management Skills Customer Service Customer Loyalty

10 Important Leadership Questions

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Here are 10 important questions business leaders should ask, according to Ken Blanchard and Garry Ridge, authors of Helping People Win At Work : Does my business have a clear, meaningful, and easily understood vision/mission?

Leadership Tips From Neil Smith

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Here are three helpful leadership tips from author Neil Smith -- from his new book, co-authored with Patricia O'Connell, How Excellent Companies Avoid Dumb Things : People say they cannot find the time to do things, yet they always find the time to fix things when they break.

Beyond The Job Description -- Interview With The Book's Author

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Q and A with Jesse Sostrin author of Beyond the Job Description Question : What does the title of your book mean and what’s the truth about what employers really expect that is never written in job descriptions? Beyond The Job Description Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership

Great Leaders Grow. Guest Post By Author Ken Blanchard

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How to Evaluate Your Leadership Style By Ken Blanchard, Co-author of Great Leaders Grow: Becoming a Leader for Life Today, I'm going to give a short, one-question quiz. It is a question I've asked countless people at the leadership seminars we conduct.

Author Paul Smith On "Why Tell Stories?"

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Management Leadership Books Employee Engagement Effective Leadership General Management Skills Storytelling

Book Highlights: The Leadership Contract

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"Truly accountable leadership is the only way to build an organization that can survive and thrive in our increasingly complicated world," says Vince Molinaro , author of his revised and updated bestseller, The Leadership Contract.

How To Hold Leadership Conversations

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Halfway into the 300-page book, Leadership Conversations , I had turned the corners of nearly every fifth page. There is so much to learn from Leadership Conversations. Authors Alan S.

Best New Leadership Book Of 2015

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I selected Advisory Leadership as the best new leadership book for this year because it: Teaches leaders how to create a people-first culture (a must-have to achieve success in today's business world).

Best Leadership Books To Read In 2015

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Perhaps a book that will help you improve your leadership skills. A couple years ago, members of five groups on the professional social media web site LinkedIn voluntarily recommended their favorite books about leadership. Top Books About Leadership.

Five Leadership And Life Quotes From Manager 3.0

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It's authored by Brad Karsh and Courtney Templin, both of JB Training Solutions. Brad Karsh Courtney Templin Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Manager 3.0

Author Neil Smith On Urgency, Change And Facts

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Here are three helpful leadership tips from author Neil Smith -- from his book, co-authored with Patricia O''Connell, How Excellent Companies Avoid Dumb Things : People say they cannot find the time to do things, yet they always find the time to fix things when they break.

My Favorites: Moral Of The Story From Author Harvey Mackay

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I''m a big fan of best-selling author Harvey Mackay. He writes about business, sales and leadership and typically ends his articles with a moral of the story. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Harvey Mackay

The Supermanager Author Interview: Greg Blencoe

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Question: Are the seven principles you write about the leadership skills you think are most important for a leader to possess or are they just your favorites for another reason? Leadership Books Grab a cup of coffee. Set aside one hour. Read Greg Blencoe new book, The Supermanager.

Leadership Lessons From Abraham Lincoln

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What he said, according to author Donald T. Phillips, includes many more leadership lessons from Lincoln in his fascinating book, Lincoln on Leadership , where Phillips presents 15 of Lincoln''s leadership statements in today''s vernacular.

Fit At Last. Interview With Author Tim Kearin

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The new book, Fit at Last - Look and Feel Better Once and for All , co-authored by Ken Blanchard and Tim Kearin traces business author Blanchard''s weight-loss journey with fitness expert Kearin, and how finally at the age of 73, Ken dropped over thirty pounds in the course of a single year.

Leadership Development Tips

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The authors of the pictured book suggest that readers don't read their book cover to cover. That's because I found, The Little Book of Leadership Development , by Scott J. What you'll find is basically 50 one- to two-page chapters, each highlighting a leadership tip. This book seems ideal for busy managers who don't have lots of time to read leadership books. And, it would be a great first book to share with managers new to their leadership role.