Three Stories Leaders Tell covers the "Who am I?," "Who are we?," and "Where are we going?" narratives, and is designed to give leaders practical methods for using stories to lead. Whether you are a leadership and organizational development professional or an executive coach, you will find this guide to be an easy-to-follow resource for one-on-one or group leadership development efforts.
No longer can we consume the equivalent of 1/3 of the Earths resources and expect to remain prosperous in perpetuity. We need a new economic paradigm, one that yields growth in a way that strengthens the global systems we rely on daily for survival, such as the global water, food, and energy systems. The Collaboration Economy provides easy to use frameworks and tools to enable leaders of industry, of government, and of society to lead the effort to align growth with sustainable development.
Leadership is the most overanalyzed, thoroughly dissected, and utterly confused topic in business. In Leaders Open Doors, author Bill Treasurer helps lighten the leadership load by distilling that leaders are simply creators of opportunity for others. Using personal stories and anecdotes, Treasurer presents the idea of open-door leadership–that is, the responsibility that leaders have for noticing, identifying, and creating opportunities for the benefit of people, organizations, and society.
Stewardship was a provocative, even revolutionary, book when first published in 1993, and it remains as relevant and radical today as it was then. Completely revised and updated, Stewardship, Second Edition includes a new introduction addressing changes in the twenty years since the book was published, and a new chapter on applying stewardship to the common good of the wider community.
Are you ready for a new perspective about time? For all our anxiety about, or enjoyment of, time, we each have the same amount of time each day. We can’t stop it, or find more, but we can change the way we use our time and the way we look at time. Start your 12 Minute Journey by downloading 12 Minutes to Change Your Day by Becky Robinson.
According to consultant and trainer Chip R. Bell, mentoring is a highly synergistic, two-way performance that, when properly engaged, takes on the synchronized qualities of a well-executed dance. In Managers As Mentors: Building Partnerships for Learning, he explains what mentoring is (and is not) and provides a way for readers to assess their own attributes for the practice.
Inspired People Produce Results offers a step-by-step path to effective leadership that is based on passion, purpose, loyalty, understanding, patience, communication, integrity, creating a culture of caring for both the physical and social work environments—all of which lead to inspiration.
Teams are critical to the success of every organization. But what separates the teams that really deliver from the ones that simply spin their wheels? What is the secret of high-performance teams? As he did in The Secret, Mark Miller uses a compelling business fable to reveal profound yet easily grasped truths that can dramatically transform any organization.
Leadership and the Art of Struggle, with forward by Bill George, begins a new conversation about leadership. The very striving to make important human values real and effective is core to the practice of leadership. By mastering the art of struggle, leaders meet life’s challenges and adversities, focusing their energies on what matters most.