Level: Intermediate

Multipliers

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Everyone wants to elicit more from the people with whom they work (or live). Liz Wiseman and her colleague and primary contributor Greg McKeown show you how. They know you can draw more from people by making more of them – by multiplying their contributions. This book names the ways in which managers help others […]

Getting Naked

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Being vulnerable takes guts, especially in business. But the payoff, explains best-selling author Patrick Lencioni, is strong, honest client relationships that engender trust and allegiance. Lencioni puts forth his “naked service” model via a story about a fictitious consultant named Jack Bauer (not to be confused with the main character on the TV show “24”). […]

5 Dysfunctions Of A Team

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Patrick Lencioni offers a satisfactory fable about an executive wrestling to take hold of a company and create a smoothly functioning executive team. The narrative moves right along as he addresses the problem of feckless teamwork with the fictitious Decision Tech company as a test case. The novel is interesting, and you can read through […]

Emotional Intelligence

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In this seminal work, Daniel Goleman introduced millions of readers to the concept of emotional intelligence – the amalgamation of psychological skills and traits that he claims accounts for 80% of life success. Skills like self-awareness and self-motivation are instilled (or destroyed) in childhood, but Goleman claims that adults still can learn and apply them. […]

Death By Meeting

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Continuing the current hot trend of couching business counsel in fables, author Patrick Lencioni takes on the ogre of the deadly dull meeting and through story and advice, wrestles it to the ground. The book is in large part about boring meetings and the author manages to reproduce their tone exactly. The protagonists are the […]

7 Habits of Highly Effective People

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Seven Habits The seven habits of highly effective people are: They take initiative. “Be Proactive.” They focus on goals. “Begin with the End in Mind.” They set priorities. “Put First Things First.” They only win when others win. “Think Win/Win.” They communicate. “Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood.” Seven They cooperate. “Synergize.” They […]

Anatomy of Peace

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Written as an engaging story, this book shows how mistaken views can cause people to misread situations and exacerbate the issues they wish to improve. Arguing that it is only after they understand themselves and get their internal house in order that they can correctly confront external conflicts, the book shows what can be done […]