Drive is the fourth non-fiction book by Daniel Pink. The book was published on December 29, 2009 by Riverhead Hardcover. In the text, he argues that human motivation is largely intrinsic, and that the aspects of this motivation can be divided into autonomy, mastery, and purpose.
Book Summary – The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership by John Maxwell (Part 1) John Maxwell’s “The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership” is a book that I have found quite helpful in measuring my own personal growth in leadership abilities, as well as in finding the areas where I struggle or need to grow.
In Lean In, she shares her personal stories, uses research to shine a light on gender differences, and offers practical advice to help women achieve their goals. The book challenges us to change the conversation from what women can’t do to what we can do, and serves as a rallying cry for us to work together to create a more equal world.
Gerstner’s well-known memoir about the turnaround of IBM is a vibrant book on leadership during a challenging time. It’s about transformation. Gerstner touches on the importance of speed and a clearly communicated set of principles—especially across a company as large as IBM was at the time.
The book Leadership and Self Deception: Getting Out of the Box was written by The Arbinger Institute. The work was derived from the ideas of C. Terry Warner, a U.S. philosopher. The Arbinger Institute is a management training and consulting firm that works with businesses and individuals to help them improve their businesses and lives.
Page 6 DEVELOPING THE LEADER WITHIN YOU—JOHN C. MAXWELL Problems are inevitable. Every person and organi-zation encounters them. While they can certainly be inconveniencing and challenging, problems can be seen as conditions of success; problems give life its creative tension. Resistance is necessary at times to propel organi-zations into greatness.
The Leadership Challenge describes itself as an evidence-based primer on the near-universal qualities of excellent leaders. Its authors state that they have conducted years of research on leadership, and have distilled the data into what they have identified as the five practices of successful leaders.
Included with this re-release of First, Break All the Rules: updated meta-analytic research and access to the Clifton StrengthsFinder assessment, which reveals people's top themes of talent, and to Gallup's Q 12 employee engagement survey, the most effective measure of employee engagement and its impact on business outcomes.
Zappos' CEO Tony Hsieh has some interesting things to say about business. In Delivering Happiness, a book that is part memoir and part business development story, Tony shares the lessons he's learned from a lifetime of trying to figure out how to make money and the unexpected places that journey ultimately led him.
Written as a follow-up to True North (2007), Discover Your True North focuses on all leaders - from Millennials just starting their careers to CEOs at the peak of their leadership. It is the most comprehensive guide ever written to becoming an authentic leader.
Focusing on Wooden’s 12 Lessons in Leadership and his acclaimed Pyramid of Success, it outlines the mental, emotional, and physical qualities essential to building a winning organization, and shows you how to develop the skill, confidence, and competitive fire to “be at your best when your best is needed”--and teach your organization to do the same.
Creativity Inc: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in The Way of True Inspiration is a great book about creativity and about how to lead an organization. More importantly it is the very best book I’ve ever read about unleashing the initiative and creativity of people in an organization.
–Ben Horowitz, Author, The Hard Thing About Hard Things. Most management books are about the author’s successes — great decisions, great hires and great outcomes. The Hard Thing About Hard Things, by top VC and former CEO Ben Horowitz, goes the other way.
Introduction: What Everyone Wants to Know About Leadership. Truth 1: You Make a Difference. Truth 2: Credibility Is the Foundation of Leadership. Truth 3: Values Drive Commitment. Truth 4: Focusing on the Future Sets Leaders Apart. Truth 5: You Can't Do It Alone. Truth 6: Trust Rules. Truth 7: Challenge Is the Crucible of Greatness.
From the author of the long-running #1 bestseller StrengthsFinder 2.0 comes a landmark study of great leaders, teams and the reasons why people follow. Nearly a decade ago, Gallup unveiled the results of a landmark 30-year research project that ignited a global conversation on the topic of strengths.
LEADERSHIP IS AN ART has long been a must-read not only within the business community but also in professions ranging from academia to medical practices, to the political arena. First published in 1989, the book has sold more than 800,000 copies in hardcover and paperback.
The First 90 Days is focused on providing proven strategies for effectively getting through transitions from one job to another job or one company to another. The book is marketed at professionals in all levels of an organization, but there is a secondary emphasis on those in a leadership role.
In Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter, authors Liz Wiseman and Greg McKeown refer to those with the mindset represented by the first assumption as Diminshers and those with the mindset represented by the second assumption as Multipliers.
Conversational Intelligence: How Great Leaders Build Trust & Get Extraordinary Results by Judith Glaser was chosen by Soundview Executive Book Summaries as one of the Top Business Books of 2015. THE SOUNDVIEW OVERVIEW: The key to success in life and business is to become a master at Conversational Intelligence.
That’s the premise of The Ideal Team Player: How to Recognize and Cultivate the Three Essential Virtues (Jossey-Bass, 2016), “a leadership fable” by Patrick Lencioni, president of the Lafayette, Calif.-based Table Group, a management consulting firm.
Cover of The Starfish and the Spider The Starfish and the Spider: The Unstoppable Power of Leaderless Organizations is a 2006 book by Ori Brafman (author of the 2010 book Click: The Magic of Instant Connections ISBN 978-0-385-52905-1) and Rod Beckstrom is an exploration of the implications of the recent rise of decentralized organizations such as Grokster and YouTube.
The Servant has 3,968 ratings and 332 reviews. surfurbian said: Overall, I found this book to be scripted and cliche'. The teacher only seems to get aske... The Servant has 3,968 ratings and 332 reviews. surfurbian said: Overall, I found this book to be scripted and cliche'.