Insights From The Authors Of The Leadership Book, Step Up

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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. And, before you start to read the book, you can take (via a QR code in the book) a fifteen-minute online Step Up Leadership Assessment , which will give you instant feedback on your leadership readiness and point you to the most relevant chapters in the book. Some of the moments are counter-intuitive and will contradict some of the prevailing wisdom about leadership.

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Step Up Book Authors Talk About Leadership And Leadership Moments

Eric Jacobson

The book, Step Up , shows readers how to step up to the plate during six critical leadership moments. And, before you start to read the book, you can take (via a QR code in the book) a fifteen-minute online Step Up Leadership Assessment , which will give you instant feedback on your leadership readiness and point you to the most relevant chapters in the book. Some of the moments are counter-intuitive and will contradict some of the prevailing wisdom about leadership.

Servant Leadership In Action

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Check out the definitive book on servant leadership. It's a curated collection of incredibly insightful and motivational perspectives on servant leadership via essays by 44 servant leaders. Edited by Ken Blanchard and Renee Broadwell , Servant Leadership in Action , includes the personal stories from some of the most well-respected authorities on leadership: Patrick Lencioni John C. Servant leadership is about always putting others first.

Management And Leadership Books To Read This Month

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Let The Story Do The Work explains that at the heart of leadership lies persuasion. In her book, author Esther K. It's a management playbook that enables organizations to engage in two-way communications with the market and to drive value from that conversation -- using technology and software that continuously becomes ever more integrated into products and services. Leadership Leadership Advice Leadership Challenges

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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. From there, it can be decided what type of leadership someone needs to move to the next level. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Fit At Last Leadership

Best New Leadership Book Of 2019

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Each year, after reading and reviewing dozens of new leadership books, I select my pick for the year's best new leadership book. And, The 10 Stories Great Leaders Tell , is yet another required read for leaders – managers, CEOs and team leaders.

Today's Leadership Book Recommendation

Eric Jacobsen Blog

If you have a manager who isn't the best communicator, you can suggest he/she read Jane Murphy's and Khatun Huber's book, What Could Happen If You Do Nothing? I receive about a book a week from authors to review, and I don't recommend them all. This is one, however, that should be helpful to managers who need to hone their communications skills.t. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Leadership Books

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.

Author Thomas Teal On Management Integrity

Eric Jacobson

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. Managing is not a series of mechanical tasks but a set of human interactions. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Integrity Leadership Thomas Teal

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. In this series we’ll review best practices for project management, specifically examining the three T’s: team, timeline and talking. 7 Tips for Effective Team Management. Winning project teams follow these tips: Active Leadership: You are an integral part of the project team.

50 Leadership Tips Within 132 Pages

Eric Jacobsen Blog

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.

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. Communicating Communications Skills Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management LeadershipWhen I read business books, I turn the corner of every page that has something I really like, want to remember and easily reference in the future.

Online Marketing For Busy Authors

Eric Jacobson

"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. Because of this new dynamic and opportunity for authors, Burke, founder and president of FSB Associates , wrote her new book, Online Marketing for Busy Authors: A Step-by-Step Guide. 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

Eric Jacobsen Blog

After reading nearly 30 new books about leadership this year, my pick for 2015's best new leadership book is, Advisory Leadership , by Greg Friedman , Although the book is authored by an award-winning financial advisor and primarily written for professionals in the financial services industry, this book is a must read for any leader who wants to create a nurturing heart culture that hinges on the human-centric values the next generation of employees hold in high regard.

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 Quotes

5 Leadership Books To Read This Winter

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Author Paul Smith explains why storytelling has emerged as a vital skill for every leader and manager. AMA Business Boot Camp -- Management and Leadership Fundamentals That Will See You Successfully Through Your Career. Authors are Alan S.

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 QuotesA vision will go nowhere unless the leader feels it in her bones. You don't lose your credibility from failure but from how you handle it. Executive presence means much more than making a fantastic first impression. It's about impressions made over time.

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. Management Leadership Books Leadership Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Employee Engagement General Management Skills Making Decisions Email Communication

Leadership Thought From Author Roger Schwarz

Eric Jacobson

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.". Roger Schwarz Management Leadership Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Quotes

This Week's Leadership Book To Read

Eric Jacobsen Blog

If you have a manager who isn't the best communicator, you can suggest he/she read Jane Murphy's and Khatun Huber's book, What Could Happen If You Do Nothing? I receive about a book a week from authors to review, and I don't recommend them all.

Servant Leadership In Action

Eric Jacobsen Blog

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. Edited by Ken Blanchard and Renee Broadwell , Servant Leadership in Action , includes the personal stories from some of the most well-respected authorities on leadership: Patrick Lencioni John C. Servant leadership is about always putting others first.

Today's Three Leadership Tips

Eric Jacobsen Blog

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

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 book, Cheryl Cran. Cran also explains the differences between a Change Manager and a Change Leader. For example: A Change Manager creates a plan, directs projects and people to achieve a goal.

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Today's Leadership Quotes

Eric Jacobsen Blog

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 QuotesA vision will go nowhere unless the leader feels it in her bones. You don't lose your credibility from failure but from how you handle it. Executive presence means much more than making a fantastic first impression. It's about impressions made over time.

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

Eric Jacobson

Being a new author, you don’t really know what to expect in terms of book sales, marketing efforts, media exposure, translation rights, etc. And I now have the opportunity to speak to audiences all over the world about the power of storytelling as a leadership tool — all very humbling for a book that started out as a weekend writing project. Today I’m a full-time author and speaker and get to pursue this passion wherever it takes me.

Servant Leadership In Action

Eric Jacobson

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. Edited by Ken Blanchard and Renee Broadwell , Servant Leadership in Action , includes the personal stories from some of the most well-respected authorities on leadership: Patrick Lencioni John C.

The Top 20 Leadership Books For A New Manager

Eric Jacobson

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. So, here were the results : · 412 different/unique books were recommended · The Top 20 recommended books, collectively, received 250 of the total recommendations · Two authors – Stephen R. Blanchard The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership – John C.

Leading Versus Managing

Eric Jacobsen Blog

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. Managing is taking care of logistical and practical details," says Kulhan. The real problem arises when anyone confuses the managing of job-specific details with actual leadership.

A Leadership Book To Read This Year

Eric Jacobsen Blog

If you have a manager who isn't the best communicator, you can suggest he/she read Jane Murphy's and Khatun Huber's book, What Could Happen If You Do Nothing? I receive about a book a week from authors to review, and I don't recommend them all. This is one, however, that should be helpful to managers who need to hone their communications skills. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Leadership book Performance Appraisals

Q&A With Millennial CEO And Book Author Rick Lindquist

Eric Jacobson

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. Today, he kindly answered questions about leadership, mentors, his book, and Millennials in the workplace. Which of your leadership skills helped you most to rise through the ranks at Zane Benefits? What inspired you to co-author your book?

Five Leadership Books To Read This Fall

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Author Paul Smith explains why storytelling has emerged as a vital skill for every leader and manager. AMA Business Boot Camp -- Management and Leadership Fundamentals That Will See You Successfully Through Your Career. Reilly, this is the book for brushing up on your leadership skills, or learning what to do in your new leadership role. Author Bill McBean has spent nearly 40 years as a successful business owner. Authors are Alan S.

Interview With Step Up Book Authors Evans And Foster

Eric Jacobson

The book, Step Up , shows readers how to step up to the plate during six critical leadership moments. And, before you start to read the book, you can take (via a QR code in the book) a fifteen-minute online Step Up Leadership Assessment , which will give you instant feedback on your leadership readiness and point you to the most relevant chapters in the book. Some of the moments are counter-intuitive and will contradict some of the prevailing wisdom about leadership.

Bedtime Stories For Managers

Eric Jacobsen Blog

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. Effective managers work throughout; they don’t sit on some top. To manage is to connect naturally with human beings. Leadership is a sacred trust earned from the respect of others.

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Leadership Books To Read This Month

Eric Jacobsen Blog

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

50 Leadership Tips In 132 Pages

Eric Jacobsen Blog

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. And, that's why the authors suggest you digest their book, finding the chapters/tips most readily useful to you.

Leadership Conversations: Must-Read Book For Leaders

Eric Jacobsen Blog

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. Berson Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Leadership Books Richard G. When I read business books, I turn the corner of every page that has something I really like, want to remember and easily reference in the future.

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. Trained as a medical doctor, Watkins became an honorary senior lecturer in neuroscience and psychological medicine at Imperial College, London and an affiliate professor of leadership at the European School of Management, London. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Leadership Books

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. An effective team requires leadership that aligns the group’s structure with the group’s tasks and circumstances. One of the most basic and pervasive causes of leadership failure is interpersonal blindness.

Q&A With Author Jesse Sostrin

Eric Jacobson

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 : What is the “Mutual Agenda” and why is it so rare for employees and managers to share one? Question : How can managers help employees achieve this? And finally, managers must spot and work through the gaps between goals and obstacles.

The Leadership Playbook Of Bill Campbell

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Authored by Eric Schmidt , Jonathan Rosenberg , and Alan Eagle , they share that from Steve Jobs and Dick Costolo to Larry Page and Sundar Pichai, these big names in Silicon Valley give credit to Campbell for much of their success. In addition, for the book, the authors interviewed over 80 people with whom Campbell also worked. A few of my favorite takeaways from the book include: Your title makes you a manager.

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