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Divine, Mark.

Summary: Ex-Navy Commander Mark Divine reveals exercises, meditations, and focusing techniques to train the mind for mental toughness, emotional resilience, and uncanny intuition.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media 2014

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 658.5 DIV

Branson, Richard.

Summary: " While building the Virgin Group over forty years, Richard Branson has never shied away from seemingly outlandish challenges that others (including his own colleagues on several occasions) considered sheer lunacy. He has taken on giants like British Airways and won, and monsters like Coca-Cola and lost. Now Branson gives an inside look at his strikingly different swashbuckling style of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 658.5 BRA

Hoffman, Reid.

Summary: "Introducing the new, realistic loyalty pact between employer and employee The employer-employee relationship is broken, and managers face a seemingly impossible dilemma: the old model of guaranteed long-term employment no longer works in a business environment defined by continuous change, but neither does a system in which every employee acts like a free agent. The solution? Stop thinking...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Perseus Distribution Services 2014

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Sutton, Robert I.

Summary: "In Scaling Up Excellence, bestselling author Bob Sutton and Stanford colleague Huggy Rao tackle the topic that obsesses businesses large and small, from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies--how to scale up their businesses and spread excellence throughout the organizational culture"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 658.4 SUT

Maxwell, John C.

Summary: "In Good Leaders Ask Great Questions, John C. Maxwell delves into the process of becoming a successful leader by examining how questions can be used to advantage. What are the questions leaders should ask themselves? What questions should they ask members of their team? He then responds to the toughest problems leaders have presented to him. Using social media, Maxwell offered the floor to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Street 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.5 MAX

Eggers, William D.

Summary: "Welcome to the "Solution Economy" We're at a critical juncture in our global economy, with the siloed ways of the past (public vs. private) quickly fading. Instead, we are witnessing a step change in how society deals with its own problems-in which government acts as just one player among many, and entrepreneurship and innovation range freely across all sectors. Deloitte's William Eggers and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 361 EGG

Charan, Ram.

Summary: "A Call to Leadership. The role of the corporate board has changed. Today's smartest CEOs have used this to their benefit. But increased board control and involvement also has its downsides. This book, from three leading experts in the field, serves as aguide to help take advantage of board oversight while avoiding the pitfalls. Boardroom veterans Ram Charan, Dennis Carey, and Michael Useem...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Perseus Distribution Services 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 658.422 CHA

Packard, Susan.

Summary: "The co-founder of HGTV shows how women can achieve their career goals using techniques of gamesmanship. New Rules of the Game provides insights, tips and direction to women in business, based on experiences from author and HGTV co-founder Susan Packard's own 30 year career, along with a dozen other prominent executives. Packard advocates for a revolutionary new perspective for businesswomen,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Perigee 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 651 PAC

Coleman, Peter T.

Summary: "A practical guide to navigating workplace conflicts by better understanding the power dynamics at play in every interaction Conflicts at work are as inevitable as they are frustrating. In Making Conflict Work, Peter Coleman and Robert Ferguson's leadingexperts in the field of conflict resolution address the key role of power in workplace tension. Whether you're butting heads with your boss or...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 658 COL

Ton, Zeynep.

Summary: " For decades, jobs with good pay and decent benefits in service, manufacturing, and retail have gone overseas, eviscerating America's middle class and setting off a chain reaction of problems for the country as a whole. Up until now, defenders of the new system have argued that American corporations, to stay competitive internationally, must cut wages and benefits and essentially squeeze as...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 658.3 TON

Bock, Laszlo.

Summary: ""We spend more time working than doing anything else in life. It's not right that the experience of work should be so demotivating and dehumanizing." So says Laszlo Bock, head of People Operations at the company that transformed how the world interacts with knowledge. This insight is the heart of WORK RULES!, a compelling and surprisingly playful manifesto with the potential to change how we...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twelve 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658 BOC

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 658 BOC

Maxwell, John C.

Summary: "#1 New York Times bestselling author John C. Maxwell responds to the most popular questions he's received to help readers achieve greater success. John Maxwell, America's #1 leadership authority, has mastered the art of asking questions, using them to learn and grow, connect with people, challenge himself, improve his team, and develop better ideas. In this compact derivative of Good Leaders...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Street 2016

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Wilkinson, Amy

Summary: "Based on in-depth interviews with more than 200 leading entrepreneurs, a business executive and senior fellow at Harvard's Center for Public Leadership identifies the six essential disciplines needed to transform your ideas into real-world successes, whether you're an innovative manager or an aspiring entrepreneur. How do some people turn ideas into enterprises that endure? Startup founders...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.6 WIL

Maxwell, John C.

Summary: " In GOOD LEADERS ASK GREAT QUESTIONS, John C. Maxwell delves into the process of becoming a successful leader by examining how questions can be used to advantage. What are the questions leaders should ask themselves? What questions should they ask members of their team? He then responds to the toughest problems leaders have presented to him. Using social media, Maxwell offered the floor to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Street 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.5 MAX

Spaulding, Tommy.

Summary: In his first book, It’s Not Just Who You Know (which rose to #2 on the New York Times bestseller list), world renowned leadership speaker and former CEO of Up with People Tommy Spaulding talked about the power of building genuine and lasting relationships both personally and professionally. In his new book, The Heart-Led Leader, Spaulding turns his focus to ourselves – to who we are. ...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Business 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.5 SPA

Leach, Mike

Summary: "An overview of the inspiring history of Apache chief Geronimo, with a look at the timeless strategies we can learn from his life, from legendary football coach Mike Leach"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 GERONIMO LEA

Morgenthaler, Jill.

Summary: "A trailblazing female colonel in the U.S. Army shares unique and powerful leadership lessons to help you forge your own path to successDrawing from her personal experience during nearly three decades of service in combat in some of the world's most dangerous war zones, Col. Morgenthaler provides strategies and tactics that will help both men and women develop an authentic brand of leadership...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: McGraw-Hill 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 658.5 MOR

Himsel, Deborrah.

Summary: "Andrea Jung, the glamorous former head of Avon, was arguably the world's most charismatic and effective CEO, credited with the astonishing turnaround of the venerable brand. Avon's board was filled with tough-minded, successful CEOs and other high achievers, but when Jung walked into a room wearing her Chanel suit, custom- blended lipstick and signature pearls, every head turned and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St Martins Pr 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 JUNG, ANDREA HIM

McArdle, Megan.

Summary: "For readers of Drive, Outliers, and Daring Greatly, a counterintuitive, paradigm-shifting new take on what makes people and companies succeed Most new products fail. So do most small businesses. And most of us, if we are honest, have experienced a major setback in our personal or professional lives. So what determines who will bounce back and follow up with a home run? If you want to succeed...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 650.1 MCA

Benmosche, Bob

Summary: "In 2009, at the peak of the financial crisis, AIG - the American insurance behemoth - was sinking fast. It was the peg upon which the nation hung its ire and resentment during the financial crisis: the pinnacle of Wall Street arrogance and greed. When Bob Benmosche climbed aboard as CEO, it was widely assumed that he would go down with his ship. In mere months, he turned things around, pulling...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BENMOSCHE, ROBERT BEN

Catmull, Edwin E.

Summary: "In 1986, Ed Catmull co-founded Pixar, a modest start-up with an immodest goal: to make the first-ever computer animated movie. Nine years later, Pixar released Toy Story, which went on to revolutionize the industry, gross $360 million, and establish Pixar as one of the most successful, innovative, and emulated companies on earth. This book details how Catmull built an enduring creative culture...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.4 CAT

Calipari, John

Summary: "In Players First, John Calipari relates for the first time anywhere his experiences over his first four years coaching the Kentucky Wildcats, college basketball's most fabled program, from the doldrums to a national championship, drawing lessons about leadership, character, and the path to personal and collective victory. At its core, Calipari's coaching philosophy centers on keeping his focus...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 CALIPARI, JOHN CAL

Schmidt, Eric

Summary: "Jack Welch's Straight from the Gut was once the essential primer for managers, but today's leaders need a new playbook. In HOW GOOGLE WORKS, Eric Schmidt and Jonathan Rosenberg distill their decades of working in the high-tech industry into a practical and fun-to-read guide for those who want to succeed in an ever-changing business landscape. The book offers how-to advice on strategy,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crand Central Publishing 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 658 SCH

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 658 SCH

Burg, Bob

Summary: "From the acclaimed, bestselling authors of The Go-Giver, a new parable about the power of giving leadership. The family-owned business of Allen & Augustine has manufactured high-quality chairs for decades. Its people take pride in their work and feel loyal to their owners and management team. But this long-revered company is now at a crossroads, hurt by a tough economy, foreign competition,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio 2016

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.5 BUR