Power, Responsibility and Wisdom: Exploring the Issues at the Core of Ethical Decision-Making and Leadership by Dr. Bruce Lloyd
Why is it so difficult to balance power with responsibility, especially when it comes to decision-making? Dr. Bruce Lloyd has an answer.
A Bright Start in a Dark Economy by Michael Schutzler
Starting a technology company is always a challenge. Starting one in the midst of an economic meltdown is even tougher. Learn how Jon Ingalls, CEO of TrackSimple, faced this situation and succeeded in launching his company in the midst of the greatest economic turmoil since the Great Depression.
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Stuck in a Career Rut? Maybe It's Your Learning Style That's to Blame! by Devon Scheef & Diane Thielfoldt
Devon Scheef and Diane Thielfoldt explain how to solve problems and meet challenges most successfully by engaging three different learning styles.
Business Coaching in the Former Soviet Union by Michael J. Horner
What's it like to do business in the former Soviet Union? What challenges face foreign and local business people in these republics? Michael J. Horner explains and offers suggestions.
Coaching Great Leaders by Marshall Goldsmith
Feedback can leave colleagues feeling judged, but "feedforward"—suggestions without comments on past mistakes—is a lot easier to stomach.
Coaching Models for Business Success by Dr. Sunny Stout Rostron
Dr. Sunny Stout Rostron continues to investigate coaching models that influence the work of business and executive coaches worldwide. Here she examines the essence of coaching as a learning conversation, and explores how to develop a structured approach to the coaching intervention using nested-levels models.
Based on the Evidence by Dr. Annette Fillery-Travis
Dr. Annette Fillery-Travis highlights the importance of a tight ethical framework and gratitude when taking on the role of practitioner researcher.
Thriving in Tough Times by Holly G. Green
2009 is well underway. It promises to continue to be an exciting ride filled with more uncertainty and higher expectations than ever before. The one sure thing about 2009 is that we will get through it and we will recover, but with all of the forces at work, what can you do to influence your success most directly?
Leading with Presence by John Baldoni
Personal disclosure: when does it help and when does it hurt?
Business Book Summaries
Judgment: How Winning Leaders Make Great Calls by Noel M. Tichy and Warren G. Bennis
In Judgment, Tichy and Bennis parse leadership down to what they believe is its fundamental element—judgment. It is their premise that "With good judgment, little else matters. Without it, nothing else matters. ... Whether ... United States presidents, CEOs, Major League coaches, or wartime generals, leaders are remembered for their best and worst judgment calls.".
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