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Moose on the Table: A Novel Approach to Communications @ Work

Moose on the Table: A Novel Approach to Communications @ Work

Failed communications are crippling workplaces across the globe – sapping energy from staff and weakening entire organizations. In this “edutaining” organizational fable, you’ll get realistic scenarios and solutions, showing how individuals and organizations should address issues that cost organizations millions or even billions of dollars in wasted effort every year.

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Growing @ the Speed of Change: Your Inspir-Actional How-To Guide for Leading Yourself and Others Through Change

Growing @ the Speed of Change: Your Inspir-Actional How-To Guide for Leading Yourself and Others Through Change

The world isn’t spinning any faster. But with the rapid pace of change, it often seems like it. New technologies and 24/7 connectedness make it harder and harder to keep up with demands at work and at home.

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The Leader’s Digest: Timeless Principles for Team and Organization Success

The Leader’s Digest: Timeless Principles for Team and Organization Success

If you’re looking for a book that illuminates the topic of leadership in a useful, readable, and lively way, this is it. - Warren Bennis

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The Extraordinary Coach: How the Best Leaders Help Others Grow

The Extraordinary Coach: How the Best Leaders Help Others Grow

What can a culture of coaching do for your organization? How about create a workplace filled with curious, creative and driven workers who have the ability to dramatically increase bottom-line profitability. In this interactive book, the authors offer practical, cutting-edge solutions to help your organization build and maintain a culture of coaching.

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The Inspiring Leader: Unlocking the Secrets of How Extraordinary Leaders Motivate

The Inspiring Leader: Unlocking the Secrets of How Extraordinary Leaders Motivate

After writing the best-selling book, The Extraordinary Leader, the question was often asked, “Which leadership competency is the most important?” The answer? “Inspires and Motivates Others to High Performance.” Readers will learn how to inspire, motivate and unlock the key to workforce potential.

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The Extraordinary Leader: Turning Good Managers into Great Leaders

The Extraordinary Leader: Turning Good Managers into Great Leaders

This breakthrough book (completely revised and updated in 2009) identifies the 16 competencies necessary for effective leadership. The authors have analyzed the responses of tens of thousands of peers, subordinates and more as they describe, “What makes a great leader?”

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How To Be Exceptional: Drive Leadership Success By Magnifying Your Strengths

How To Be Exceptional: Drive Leadership Success By Magnifying Your Strengths

From the leadership gurus of Zenger Folkman, How to Be Exceptional provides a revolutionary approach to leadership development. Instead of focusing on your weaknesses and how to overcome them, it focuses on your strengths — and how to build them.

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Leading in Turbulent Times Audio CD

Leading in Turbulent Times Audio CD

Strategic change is an inevitable fact of business life. How we choose to respond to it — as leaders or as followers — determines our personal and professional success. This Audio CD captures the essential elements of developing the leader within all of us. Developing these leadership competencies will help you and your organization continue to drive toward success and ‘grow at the speed of change’.

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Pathways to Performance: A Guide to Transforming Yourself, Your Team, and Your Organization

Pathways to Performance: A Guide to Transforming Yourself, Your Team, and Your Organization

Managers keep searching for the sure-fire change and improvement path. But following the trendy and popular routes often lead them over a cliff or into dead-end canyons. Cutting through the buzzwords and theories, comes Pathways to Performance — a guide to help you, your team, and your organization blaze your own successful way to high performance.

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Firing on All Cylinders Audio CD

Firing on All Cylinders Audio CD

Studies show that between 20-40 percent of the operating costs for most North American organizations are — usually unknowingly — consumed by poor quality. This includes redoing work, warranty claims, handling disgruntled customers or employees, scrapping defective materials … in other words, fixing things that weren’t done right the first time.

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Firing on All Cylinders: The Service/Quality System for High-Powered Corporate Performance

Firing on All Cylinders: The Service/Quality System for High-Powered Corporate Performance

A large — and growing — number of executives and managers now recognize that the quality of their future depends primarily upon the quality of the products and services their organization delivers. Producing consistently high service/quality demands a radical new closeness to customers and a level of employee/management, trust and partnership unlike anything most North American organizations have ever experienced.

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Growing the Distance: Self-Study System

Growing the Distance: Self-Study System

The Growing the Distance: Self-Study System features an audio track and synchronized slides with Jim coaching you through each page of the Growing the Distance: Personal Implementation Guide.

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Growing the Distance: Personal Implementation Guide

Growing the Distance: Personal Implementation Guide

The Personal Implementation Guide builds upon Growing the Distance and moves from inspiration to application. In this very practical handbook, Jim condenses and shares over twenty-five years of experience helping thousands of people apply the timeless leadership principles and practices.

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Growing the Distance: Timeless Principles for Personal, Career, and Family Success

Growing the Distance: Timeless Principles for Personal, Career, and Family Success

There are countless personal and leadership development books full of jargon, fads, and buzzwords flooding the market. A bestseller, this is a book of “profound simplicity” that cuts to the essence, while being easy and fun to read. Although highly applicable to readers of Jim’s previous bestselling books with roles and titles like manager, supervisor, or executive, Growing the Distance is written for a much broader audience.

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The Leader’s Digest: Practical Application Planner

The Leader’s Digest: Practical Application Planner

Inspiring and jam-packed with practical application ideas, The Leader’s Digest: Practical Application Planner is a cost-effective way to enrich leadership development initiatives with a medley of “edutaining” summaries for leaders on the go.

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