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Book Thumbnail Building Everyday Leadership in All Teens: Promoting Attitudes and Actions for Respect and Success
Mariam G. MacGregor
(197 Pages) Every teen can be a leader. That's because leadership is not just about taking the lead in big ways, but in everyday small things, too. The sessions in this book guide teens to explore what it means to be a leader, how to work with others, ethical decision-making, risk-taking, team-building, communication, creative thinking, and more. Teens learn what's necessary to do something, even if that something is just speaking up. Choose the sessions that seem best for your class or group, or explore leadership through an entire school year.
Book Thumbnail Building partnerships for service-learning
Barbara Jacoby
(360 Pages) "Building Partnerships for Service-Learning" is the essential guide to taking service-learning and partnerships to the next level.
  Building podium power
Arch Lustberg
(97 Pages)
Book Thumbnail Building the Bridge As You Walk On It: A Guide for Leading Change
Robert E. Quinn
(244 Pages) In this follow-up to the bestselling "Deep Change," Quinn reveals how extraordinary leaders change their communities and organizations by transforming themselves.
Book Thumbnail Building the High-Trust Organization: Strategies for Supporting Five Key Dimensions of Trust
Pamela S Shockley-Zalabak, Sherwyn Morreale, Michael Hackman
(272 Pages) Based on IABC sponsored research in over 60 organizations, this guide provides an easy-to-administer model and instrument for measuring and managing trust in organizations. An explanation and practical applications accompany each of the model's five critical dimensions of trust: Competence, Openness and Honesty, Concern for Others, Reliability, and Identification. Using rich case examples and interviews, the book examines diverse approaches and opportunities for building trust--in peer groups, virtual environments, and with managers/supervisors, and top management. Individual interviews represent diverse organizational positions, responsibilities, perspectives, and geographic locations. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of Kindle edition of this book.
Book Thumbnail Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies
Jim Collins, Jerry I. Porras
(368 Pages) Drawing upon a six-year research project at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business, James C. Collins and Jerry I. Porras took eighteen truly exceptional and long-lasting companies and studied each in direct comparison to one of its top competitors. They examined the companies from their very beginnings to the present day -- as start-ups, as midsize companies, and as large corporations. Throughout, the authors asked: "What makes the truly exceptional companies different from the comparison companies and what were the common practices these enduringly great companies followed throughout their history?" Filled with hundreds of specific examples and organized into a coherent framework of practical concepts that can be applied by managers and entrepreneurs at all levels, Built to Last provides a master blueprint for building organizations that will prosper long into the 21st century and beyond.
Book Thumbnail Care packages for the workplace: little things you can do to regenerate spirit at work
Barbara A. Glanz
(222 Pages) Internationally known author Glanz offer a timely gift-book that provides the hard at work with dozens of simple "brighten-your-day" ideas. This is a wonderful little book filled with the kind of motivation that will enliven communication, increase employee appreciation, and add more fun to the place where people spend most of their waking hours. Illustrations.
Book Thumbnail Certain Trumpets: The Nature of Leadership
Garry Wills
(336 Pages) An examination of leadership that analyzes modes of leadership to better understand society offers profiles of a variety of leaders, including Harriet Tubman, Napoleon, Ross Perot, and Martha Graham
Book Thumbnail Change the World: How Ordinary People Can Accomplish Extraordinary Things
Robert E. Quinn
(304 Pages) In this empowering book, Robert E. Quinn, author of the highly successful and influential Deep Change, gives readers the courage to use personal transformation to positively impact their home life, work life, and communities -- to be what he refers to as "inner-directed and outer-focused." We are all potential change agents, but most of us are trapped by belief that we as individuals cannot make a difference. Informed by the teachings of Jesus, Gandhi, and Martin Luther King, Jr. -- three of the most successful change agents ever -- Quinn outlines eight steps each of us can take to move ourselves and others to the highest levels of excellence. Following his advice, each of us can access and apply the power that lies within us in ways that will change our world for the better.
  Changing Roles for Men on Campus
Ronald May
Book Thumbnail Changing the essence: the art of creating and leading fundamental change in organizations
Richard Beckhard, Wendy Pritchard
(105 Pages) An examination of the tension between short-term effectiveness and the long-term health of an organization shows how leadership, culture, and the value placed on learning influence an organization's ability to develop a vision of the future.
Book Thumbnail Character Development in College Students: The freshman year
John M. Whiteley
(260 Pages)
Book Thumbnail Closing the leadership gap: why women can and must help run the world
Marie C. Wilson
(190 Pages)
Book Thumbnail Coaching and mentoring: how to develop top talent and achieve stronger performance
Richard Luecke, Herminia Ibarra, Harvard Business School
(155 Pages) Effective managers know that timely coaching can dramatically enhance their teams� performance Coaching and Mentoring offers managers comprehensive advice on how to help employees grow professionally and achieve their goals. This volume covers the full spectrum of effective mentoring and the nuts and bolts of coaching.Managers will learn how to master special mentoring challenges, improve listening skills, and provide ongoing support to their employees.
Book Thumbnail Coaching for leadership: how the world's greatest coaches help leaders learn
Marshall Goldsmith
(392 Pages) The world's greatest coaches come together to provide a comprehensive look at how modern coaching is taking over as the management style of choice. With contributions from today's thought leaders: Nancy J. Adler, John R. Alexander, David Allen, Judith M. Bardwick, Richard Beckhard, James A. Belasco, Chip R. Bell, Roger Chevalier, Thomas Crane, Bert Decker, Alan Fine, Joe Folkman, Alyssa M. Freas, Robert Fulme, r Marshall Goldsmith, Don Grayson, Victoria A. Guthrie, Bill Hawkins, Tom Heinselman, Paul Hersey, Maya Hu-Chan, Julie Johnson, Beverly L. Kaye, James M. Kouzes, Kerry Larson, Richard J. Leider, Bruce Lloyd, Laurence S. Lyons, Carlos Marin, Howard Morgan, David Noer, Tom Pettey, Elizabeth Pinchot, Gifford Pinchot, Barry Z. Posner, Alastair Robertson, Edgar H. Schein, Deepak Sethi, Jeremy Solomons, Iain Somerville, Liz Thach, Roosevelt Thomas, Jr., David Ulrich, Cathy Walt, Robert Witherspoon Pfeiffer 350 Sansome Street, 5th Floor San Francisco, CA 94104-1342 (415) 433-1740; Fax (415) 433-0499 (800) 274-4434; Fax (800) 569-0443 Business/Management ISBN 078795517-5 Barcode Put coaching into practice in your organization! Executive coaching is dramatically increasing in popularity. Leaders around the world are both using coached and becoming coaches. But, the understanding of what executive coaching is and how it can increases leaders' effectiveness has not grown as fast as the application of this process. Coaching for Leadership: How the World's Greatest Coaches Help Leaders Learn brings together the best executive coaches to give the reader an understanding of how coaching works, why it works, and how leaders can make the best use of the coaching process. "Finally, coaching put into perspective-the art, the science, the impact-all expertly explained in one place! Coaching for Leadership is a must read for anyone interested in maximizing the success of themselves and their organization."� Richard Amabile, senior director, executive development, Enron Corporation "Coaching has become one of the key competencies of successful leaders who recognize their duty to develop others. This book is an indispensable item in the executive library as it combines leading edge thought, clarity and, most important of all, real practicality."� David Bannister, director, international human resource development, KPMG UK "Coaching for Leadership provides you with the opportunity to access the best of the best. Their collective insights and advice represents a benchmark framework for those who coach or are responsible for developing the skills of coaches."� Charles J. Corace, director, management education development, Johnson Johnson
  Collaborative Leadership
David & Carl Chrislip & Larson
Book Thumbnail Collaborative Leadership and Global Transformation: Developing Collaborative Leaders and High Synergy Organizations
Timothy Stagich
(264 Pages) Collaboration in organizations and group cultures is changing the way we think about leadership as well as individual, social and global transformation. Change is inevitable and the transformations which occur through group synergy are reshaping the world in which we live in every area of community life. We are becoming a more collaborative society. Leaders who understand how to facilitate collaboration are better able to improve performance and motivate people to learn, develop, share and adapt to c hanges at home, at work and throughout the global community. The transformations which occur through this process help each individual and group to reach their highest potential and in the process generate benefits for society and the environment. This book is a blueprint for leaders and individuals to understand this collaborative process and learn how to work together better to create higher levels of synergy and performance in every group effort.
Book Thumbnail Common Fire: Leading Lives of Commitment in a Complex World
Laurent A. Daloz
(273 Pages) Profiles more than one hundred people who have devoted their lives to the common good in a broad spectrum of fields, assessing the experiences and ideals that encouraged them to understand themselves as part of a community at large
Book Thumbnail Confidence: How Winning and Losing Streaks Begin and End
Rosabeth Moss Kanter
(412 Pages) The author looks at winning and losing in the business world, arguing that the key to success lies in an organization's character, perseverance, winning tradition, and confidence.
  Connecting Points - A Community Resource Guide (binder)
TX Commision for National and Community Service
Book Thumbnail Connective leadership: managing in a changing world
Jean Lipman-Blumen
(405 Pages) Business today is framed by two global tensions. On the one hand, the age of the Internet has ushered in an unprecedented interdependence. People from far-flung reaches of the globe now find themselves in close contact, and collaboration is the order of the day. On the other hand, we still live in an autonomous world of diverse nations and unique individuals, and the businesses and organizations that we have created to represent us are equally unique. In this conflicting environment, a special approach to leadership is called for, one that tames these two forces and integrates them in a political but ethical way. The Connective Leadership model defines that approach, emphasizing various modes of working with and through other people instead of bowing to authoritarianism. This includes creating short-term coalitions instead of long-term alliances and forming ennobling enterprises to which people want to commit themselves. Based on extensive research analyzing the leadership styles of more than 5,000 leaders and managers world-wide, Lipman-Blumen has developed an innovative strategy that demonstrates how to move beyond competition towards an "ethical instrumentalism" that employs the talents of others to achieve strategic goals. Thoroughly researched and accessibly written, this book--originally published under the title The Connective Edge--provides the skills and information needed to move organizations, nations, and people into the emerging era with stellar results.
Book Thumbnail Courageous Leadership
Bill Hybels
Then this book is for you. Courageous Leadership is Bill Hybels' magnum opus, a book far too important to be written before its time.
Book Thumbnail Cowstails and Cobras II: A Guide to Games, Initiatives, Ropes Courses & Adventure Curriculum
Karl Rohnke
(209 Pages) Grade level: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, e, i, s, t.
Book Thumbnail Creating A Mentoring Culture: The Organization's Guide
Lois J. Zachary
(336 Pages) Creating a Mentoring Culture In order to succeed in today's competitive environment, corporate and nonprofit institutions must create a workplace climate that encourages employees to continue to learn and grow. From the author of the best-selling The Mentor's Guide comes the next-step mentoring resource to ensure personnel at all levels of an organization will teach and learn from each other. Written for anyone who wants to embed mentoring within their organization, Creating a Mentoring Culture is filled with step-by-step guidance, practical advice, engaging stories, and includes a wealth of reproducible forms and tools. "This is a must-read for anyone seeking a rich understanding of how the spirit of mentoring can be truly integrated into an organization. I know of nothing like this book on the market. Zachary has scored another first!" --Laurent A. Parks Daloz, associate director and faculty of the Whidbey Institute "Successful, sustainable leadership cultures are grounded in a strong, thriving culture of mentoring. This book provides leaders and organizations the tools and inspiration to achieve just that." --Pernille Lopez, president, IKEA North America "One-stop shopping from A to Z if you want to launch or scale up a mentoring initiative. . . .This guidebook shows how different kinds of mentoring work together for individual development and organizational change. Wisdom and experience are embedded in a wealth of guidelines, checklists, and other tools to walk you through everything you need to know and do to be organizationally successful. Zachary becomes your 'virtual' consultant for scaffolding an effective organizational mentoring culture, infrastructure, and practice." --Victoria J. Marsick, professor, adult education and organizational learning, and codirector, J.M. Huber Institute for Learning in Organizations "Even mentors need mentoring. Mentoring supports employees in realizing the need for and meeting the challenge of being more productive as a result of successfully balancing work and family life. Zachary offers a much-needed just-in-time resource for helping HRD directors, CEOs, and organizational leaders expand and enhance the possibilities for elevating mentoring within their organizations." --Susan Ginsberg, editor and publisher, Work & Family Life newsletter, and author, Family Wisdom
Book Thumbnail Crisis Leadership
Gene Klann
(100 Pages) Nothing tests a leader like a crisis. The highly charged, dramatic events surrounding a crisis profoundly affect the people in an organization and can even threaten the organization's survival. But there are actions a leader can take before, during, and after a crisis to effectively reduce the duration and impact of these extremely difficult situations. At its center, effective crisis leadership is comprised of three things--communication, clarity of vision and values, and caring relationships. Leaders who develop, pay attention to, and practice these qualities go a long way toward handling the human dimension of a crisis. In the end, it's all about the people.
Book Thumbnail Debating Race with Michael Eric Dyson
Michael Eric Dyson
(412 Pages) A collection of the author's previously unpublished intellectual encounters on race with some of today's most influential thinkers and politicians, including Jesse Jackson, Stephen Colbert, Ann Coulter, and Ted Koppel.
Book Thumbnail Deep change: discovering the leader within
Robert E. Quinn
(236 Pages) Discusses the potential of all employees to be agents of change and to increase their productivity and demonstrates the importance of fundamental change as a way to stay afloat in a fluid corporate environment. 20,000 first printing.
  Deeper Learning in Leadership
Dennis Roberts
  Designing Campus Activities to Foster a Sense of Community
Dennis Roberts
  Developing a corporate volunteer program: guidelines for success
Points of Light Foundation
(46 Pages)