Fit At Last Book Author Insights

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The 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.

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.

Servant Leadership In Action

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Be sure to read the definitive book on servant leadership. A curated collection of incredibly insightful and motivational perspectives on servant leadership via essays by 44 servant leaders. Servant leadership is about always putting others first.

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.

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.

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 Leadership Quotes

Leadership Advice From How Great Leaders Think

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Deal , authors of the book, How Great Leaders Think : Good thinking is the starting point for good leadership. Leaders can see and do more when they know how to negotiate four key areas of the leadership terrain: structural, human resource, political, and symbolic.

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.

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.".

50 Leadership Tips In 132 Pages

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The authors of this leadership book recommend that you 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.

Advisory Leadership

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Aligning your management team with your company's goals and reiterating your values through various communication channels. Advisory Leadership Best 2015 Leadership Book Best Leadership Books Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership

The Secret Science Of Brilliant Leadership

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Coherence: The Secret Science of Brilliant Leadership is the book by author Dr. Alan Watkins. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Leadership Books

Project Management Tips: Team

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By: Jett Winders , Program Manager, Charity Dynamics. As a nonprofit professional, you wear many hats, often including being a project manager for your organization’s technology projects. 7 Tips for Effective Team Management.

Servant Leadership In Action

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Tomorrow, March 6, brings the release of the new definitive book on servant leadership. A curated collection of incredibly insightful and motivational perspectives on servant leadership via essays by 44 servant leaders. Servant leadership is about always putting others first.

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.

Five Leadership And Life Quotes From Manager 3.0

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Twenty years from now you will more be disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did." -- Mark Twain Manager 3.0 It's authored by Brad Karsh and Courtney Templin, both of JB Training Solutions.

The Top 20 Leadership Books For A New Manager

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A couple years ago, I posted the question “ What’s The First Leadership Book You Would Give To A New Manager ?” within the discussion forum for the LinkedIn group Linked 2 Leadership. Blanchard The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership – John C.

Leading Versus Managing

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In his book, Getting To "Yes And": The Art of Business Improv , author Bob Kulhan reminds us of the important difference between leadership and management. I'd suggest that the act of managing focuses strictly on strategic thinking at its most practical -- on execution.

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

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”?

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 Quotes

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

Bedtime Stories For Managers

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Nights this month, unplug from your mobile phone and both enjoy and learn from Henry Mintzberg ’s 42 former blog posts compiled into his new book, Bedtime Stories for Managers. Some of my favorite takeaways are: Managers are important to the extent that they help other people be important.

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Today's Three Leadership Tips

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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. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Leadership Tips

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? Question : How can managers help employees achieve this?

Experiential Leadership Development

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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?

Highlights From The Book 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. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Books Leadership Conversations

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

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 Little Book Of Leadership Development

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The authors of the today's featured 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.

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.

Customer Service Lessons From Author Micah Solomon

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With a great company culture , employees will be motivated, regardless of management presence or absence. Management Leadership Books Micah Solomon Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management General Management Skills Customer Service Customer Loyalty

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. Nothing is more frustrating than working for a manager who does not communicate organizational or community information.

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.

Leadership Quotes From The Book, Manager 3.0

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Twenty years from now you will more be disappointed by the things you didn''t do than by the ones you did." -- Mark Twain Manager 3.0 It''s authored by Brad Karsh and Courtney Templin, both of JB Training Solutions.

Managers Versus Leaders

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Today's thought from author John Blakey: Managers manage. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management John Blakey Leadership ManagementLeaders anticipate.

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

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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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.

5 Leadership Quotes From Manager 3.0

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Twenty years from now you will more be disappointed by the things you didn''t do than by the ones you did." -- Mark Twain Manager 3.0 It''s authored by Brad Karsh and Courtney Templin, both of JB Training Solutions.