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Perry, James M. (James Moorhead)

Summary: Examines the lives and careers of five presidents who served in the military during the Civil War, and the affect the war had on their presidency.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Public Affairs 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.73 PER

Hanson, Victor Davis.

Summary: Traces the stories of Themistocles, Belisarius, William Tecumseh Sherman, Matthew Ridgway, and David Petraeus, evaluating their pivotal military roles and the controversies that marked their careers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Press 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 355 HAN

Summary: "Entertainment executive Nina Tassler has brought together a powerful, diverse group of women--from Madeleine Albright to Ruth Bader Ginsburg, from Dr. Susan Love to Whoopi Goldberg--to reflect on the best advice and counsel they have given their daughters either by example, throughout their lives, or in character-building, teachable moments between parent and child"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 155 WHA

Modesitt, L. E.

Summary: Alastar has settled into his role as the Maitre of the Collegium. Now married and a father, he would like to focus his efforts on improving Imagisle and making it more self-sufficient. However, a crisis is brewing in Solidar, causing the High Holders to call for repeals on the Codex Legis. Once again, Alastar must maintain a careful balance, but he can't avoid the involvement of the Collegium...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tor 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOD

Summary: The authors expose the fascinating ways that we can blind ourselves to our true motivations and unwittingly sabotage the effectiveness of our own efforts to achieve success and happiness ... drawing on the extensive correspondence the authors have received over the years, they have added a section that outlines the many ways that readers have been using [the book] to improve their lives and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Brown, Brené

Summary: Leadership is not about titles, status, and wielding power. A leader is anyone who takes responsibility for recognizing the potential in people and ideas, and has the courage to develop that potential. When we dare to lead, we don't pretend to have the right answers; we stay curious and ask the right questions. We don't see power as finite and hoard it; we know that power becomes infinite when...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Maddox, Jake.

Summary: Jamie, the captain and star forward of the Comets hockey team, thinks everything is perfect. His two best friends, Jill and Brett, are amazing players too. The team is bound for the state championship. But when Jill is told she can't play on the boys' team anymore, and Brettt is hurt during a match, everything starts to fall apart. To make matters even worse, Jamie is pulled from his position...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2008

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MAD

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Seidman, William Henry.

Contents: Follow your stars to a brighter future -- Reach for your stars -- Discover and describe: the detective -- Transform for brilliance -- Motivate the rest to be like the best -- Own your own learning -- Learning to lead -- Distribute globally, act locally -- Experience a real-world executive program -- Unleash the suppressed energy of frontline managers -- Drive cultural change with individual...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.3 SEI

Szollose, Brad.

Contents: 1st law : a liquid leader places people first -- 2nd law : a liquid leader cultivates an environment where it is free and safe to tell the truth -- 3rd law : a liquid leader nurtures a creative culture -- 4th law : a liquid leader supports reinvention of the organization -- 5th law : a liquid leader leads by example -- 6th law : a liquid leader takes responsibility -- 7th law : a liquid leader...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenleaf Book Group 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Hunter, Devin

Summary: With only three days left before they may be trapped, Grey and his squad are in the top ten, but while he may be ranked high enough to escape, he fears he may not be able to bring them all with him--and whatever he does he will lose something.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sky Pony Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC HUN

Kouzes, James M.

Summary: In this book, the authors explore the question of leadership and legacy. They examine the critical questions all leaders must ask themselves in order to leave a lasting impact. These essays are grouped into four categories: significance, relationships, aspirations, and courage. In each essay the authors consider a thorny and often ambiguous issue with which today's leaders must grapple issues...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jossey-Bass 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Lee, J. M. (Joseph M.)

Summary: "As the Skeksis turn on the Gelfling, Amri must learn what it means to be a leader before the Gelfling clans and his friends become fragmented beyond repair"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop, an imprint of Penguin Random House, LLC 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in YA Series, Call number: YA FIC LEE

Thompson, Laurie Ann.

Summary: Empower yourself in today’s highly connected, socially conscious world as you learn how to wield your passions, digital tools, and the principles of social entrepreneurship to affect real change in your schools, communities, and beyond.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 361.2 THO

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Jentleson, Bruce W.

Summary: "Great leaders made the twentieth century safer and more peaceful. In The Peacemakers, a kind of global edition of John F. Kennedy's Profiles in Courage, Bruce Jentleson shows how key figures in the previous century rewrote the zero-sum and transactional scripts they were handed and successfully prevented conflict, advanced human rights, and promoted global sustainability. Covering a broad...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327 JEN

Khan, Hena

Summary: "Zayd is so excited to finally be on the Gold Team in basketball but when the team starts struggling and his best friend quits to play football he must step up for his team"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Salaam Reads 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC KHA

Maxwell, John C.

Summary: In his nearly thirty years of teaching leadership, John Maxwell has encountered this question again and again: How do I apply leadership principles if I'm not the boss? It's a valid question that Maxwell answers in The 360 Degree Leader voted best business book of the year by Soundview Executive Book Summary subscribers, and 2006 recipient of their Harold Longman Award. In this award-winning...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nelson Business 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Display, Call number: 658.5 MAX

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Barron, Leo.

Summary: Published to coincide with the seventieth anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge, an Army veteran and historian explores one of the most famous yet little understood clashes of the war.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: NAL Caliber 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.54 BAR

Drimmer, Stephanie Warren

Summary: Offers brief profiles of over one hundred women leaders, legends, scientists, and artists who shaped history, including Empress Cixi, Marie Laveau, and Julia Child.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920.72 DRI

Golding, William

Summary: Following a world war, a group of school boys survives a plane crash on a deserted island and creates a hellish environment leading to savagery and murder. Two leaders--one civilized, one depraved--epitomize the forces that war eternally in the human spirit.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC GOL

Kennedy, Kerry

Summary: "Robert F. Kennedy staunchly advocated for civil rights, education, justice, and peace; his message transcended race, class, and creed, resonating deeply within and across America. He was the leading candidate for the Democratic nomination for the presidency and was expected to run against Republican Richard Nixon in the 1968 presidential election, following in the footsteps of his late brother...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Street Large Print 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 973.922 KEN