Monday Morning Leadership

Monday Morning Leadership
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Author: David Cottrell
Pages: 112
ISBN: 0971942439
Release: 2002
Editor: CornerStone Leadership Inst

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The best business books are brief, clear and pertinent. Monday Morning Leadership fits all of those requirements. You can read the whole book in a few minutes . . . and think about and apply what you learned for a lifetime. The format is around a man who's struggling as a manager. His operation isn't performing well. His boss isn't happy. He's not happy. He doesn't have time to be with his family or to do what he likes to do. It looks like his career has peaked . . . and his job may be in jeopardy. What to do?

Monday Morning Mentoring

Monday Morning Mentoring
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Author: David Cottrell
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9780061866579
Release: 2009-03-17
Editor: Harper Collins

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Everyone who wants a fulfilling career needs a mentor -- someone who has seen it all before, someone who can share hard-won experiences and teach valuable lessons. In this expanded and enhanced version of his best-selling book, Monday Morning Leadership, David Cottrell packs all of the wisdom of his wide-ranging business experience into this inspirational story. Cottrell introduces us to Jeff, a successful corporate manager who has hit a major wall. Jeff has been leading his team, quarter after quarter, to great sales and better profits for several years -- until now. The tricks that used to work wonders have lost their magic; Jeff is in a slump and is at a loss to find his way out of it. Overworked, stressed, and feeling that his personal and professional lives are at risk, Jeff reaches out to the father of a college buddy, a retired and tremendously accomplished former executive named Tony. Tony and Jeff agree to meet every Monday for ten weeks to work through Jeff's problems and get his career back on track. In the course of these intimate sessions, Jeff discovers the secrets of real leadership: "Until I accept total responsibility -- no matter what -- I will not be able to put plans in place to accomplish my goals." And, "My success is the result of making better choices and recovering quickly from poor choices." Tony leads Jeff through tough lessons in how to manage his people, how to manage his own time, how to manage his superiors, and how to escape from "management land." Most of all, Jeff learns that his success is intimately bound with the success of his people and that tolerating lackluster performance in himself and others on the team only leads to discontent from his most prized and productive employees. Through Jeff's mentoring sessions, the reader meets a character of integrity who dispenses homespun but effective wisdom. Spend time with Tony and Jeff at their Monday morning meetings, and you will find yourself on the road to becoming a better leader and being more successful at work.

Monday Morning Leadership for Women

Monday Morning Leadership for Women
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Author: Valerie Sokolosky
Pages: 128
ISBN: 0971942471
Release: 2003-10
Editor: CornerStone Leadership Inst

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Resource added for the Leadership Development program 101961.

Monday Morning Choices

Monday Morning Choices
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Author: David Cottrell
Pages: 208
ISBN: 9780061844614
Release: 2009-10-13
Editor: Harper Collins

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Learn to make the right decisions to achieve greater success Each of us has a different idea of success. Whether you strive for money, power, happiness, or love, your personal choices, the actions you take, and the relationships you choose to invest time and energy in, will determine whether you reach your goals. Internationally recognized leadership coach David Cottrell will show you how to make the right choices, even when they’re hard. There are character choices that define the person you will be on the road to success. Cottrell shows you how to make The No-Victim Choice to overcome roadblocks, and The Integrity Choice, to listen to your gut and do the right thing, even when it’s not the easiest thing to do. There are action choices you make to continue on your path to success. The Persistence Choice encourages you to bounce back from failure and learn lessons that will lead to your future success. The Do-Something Choice lets you to stop dreaming and start doing the things that will make you happy and successful. Finally, you make investment choices about the people you spend time with and develop relationships with. The Relationship Choice teaches you to invest your time in other successful people in order to contribute to your own future success. Learn to make all these choices and many more in Monday Morning Choices, and find yourself on the fast track to success!

Fusion Leadership

Fusion Leadership
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Author: Dudley R. Slater,Steven T. Taylor
Pages: 232
ISBN: 9781626344020
Release: 2017-09-12
Editor: Greenleaf Book Group

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The majority of the nation’s workforce hates their job. Are these employees working at your organization? Seventy percent of US workers hate their jobs and don’t want to show up on Monday morning,cites entrepreneur and CEO Dudley Slater in his inspiring book, Fusion Leadership. Slater squarely lays some of the blame for this shocking phenomenon at the doors of leaders: When their selfish actions diminish the effectiveness of their teams, they commit the ultimate failure in leadership. But when leaders learn how to successfully balance the needs of their egos with the collective needs of their organizations, they can see increased profits and a workforce unified around a common goal. Slater examines some of the biggest hurdles and toughest calls you may have to make in your organization and, with tips and anecdotes from a variety of gifted leaders, he reveals how to navigate these situations. From a call center in Minneapolis to the desert of Saudi Arabia, Fusion Leadership offers valuable insights into how top CEOs and leaders at all levels reconcile power and wealth temptations with what is best for their organizations and their people. Through the powerful stories of eight leaders and his own journey of becoming the leader he is and aspires to be, Slater illuminates the goals of Fusion Leadership: to create a motivated workforce committed to its members and to ignite a common passion that provides self-fulfillment for individuals and increased success for the organization. ​Unleashing the power of Fusion Leadership can grow profits, engage employees, and release the most powerful force on earth—human beings working together toward a shared purpose. Slater’s genuine commitment is apparent, and it generates great hope and optimism that when leaders apply Fusion Leadership concepts, they can start a movement that will extend well beyond their workplace to society as a whole.

Monday Morning Leadership for Kids

Monday Morning Leadership for Kids
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Author: Evelyn Addis,David Cottrell
Pages: 46
ISBN: 0982124600
Release: 2013
Editor: Cornerstone Leadership Institute

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

As children follow the adventures of Baxter and Paw Paw on a sunny Monday morning. Paw Paw teaches Baxter important life lessons such as making good choices, doing the right thing even when it s hard, having good friends, encouraging others, being obedient, and doing your best.

The First Two Rules of Leadership

The First Two Rules of Leadership
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Author: David Cottrell
Pages: 160
ISBN: 9781119282808
Release: 2016-08-01
Editor: John Wiley & Sons

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

How to achieve extraordinary results with class How can you improve your leadership results beginning right now? The First Two Rules of Leadership: Don't be Stupid, Don't be a Jerk provides a clear path to increased results and higher job satisfaction for the leader and the people he is leading. Written for the leader who wants to do great things, but is overwhelmed with the complexities of leading, it is a book with a very simple message: think your decisions through and take care of your team. Written by bestselling author David Cottrell, The First Two Rules of Leadership: Don't be Stupid, Don't be a Jerk offers tried-and-true leadership strategies that stand the test of time—all of which you can put into practice today to positive results. The principles discussed apply to businesses in every industry, as well as schools, hospitals, churches, and even homes. By following the two rules outlined in the book's title, you'll improve morale, decrease turnover, increase your own job satisfaction, and have a whole lot more fun leading. Lead with confidence and class Make better decisions and develop synchronization on your team Coach smart, deal with poor performers, and focus on what's really important Listen to your team, encourage positive performance, and attack complacency You can lead your team to achieve extraordinary results! The First Two Rules of Leadership: Don't be Stupid, Don't be a Jerk gives you the expert tips and tricks you need to treat your team with dignity and respect—so you can all enjoy the benefits of winning with class.

Leadership Courage

Leadership Courage
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Author: David Cottrell,Eric Lee Harvey
Pages: 110
ISBN: 1885228600
Release: 2004
Editor: The Walk The Talk Company

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

For every person in every organization, there comes a moment when he of she must have the courage to step forward and meet the needs of the time. Regardless of whether your time is now or in the future, you must be prepared and willing to seize that moment as a courageous leader.

Monday Morning Motivation

Monday Morning Motivation
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Author: David Cottrell
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9780061965999
Release: 2009-10-27
Editor: Harper Collins

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

From David Cottrell, author of Monday Morning Choices and Monday Morning Mentoring, comes Monday Morning Motivation, the latest addition to his Monday Morning series. This step-by-step guide explains how to generate the positive energy found in successful organizations, providing readers with the tools to discover Synchronization, Speed, Communication, Customer Focus, and Integrity—five vital energy conductors to motivate their teams, customers, and profits.

Monday Morning Customer Service

Monday Morning Customer Service
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Author: David Reed,David Cottrell
Pages: 118
ISBN: 0974640328
Release: 2004-02
Editor: CornerStone Leadership Inst

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Monday Morning Customer Service is a powerful story about how to develop and keep loyal customers. It is written from the perspective of a person recently promoted to director of customer service and his interaction with a successful mentor.

Listen Up Leader

Listen Up  Leader
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Author: David Cottrell
Pages: 39
ISBN: 1885228376
Release: 2000
Editor: The Walk The Talk Company

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Nine Minutes on Monday The Quick and Easy Way to Go From Manager to Leader

Nine Minutes on Monday  The Quick and Easy Way to Go From Manager to Leader
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Author: James Robbins
Pages: 256
ISBN: 9780071801997
Release: 2012-09-28
Editor: McGraw Hill Professional

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The Globe & Mail's #1 Business Book of the Year! "ALL IN, ALL THE TIME" Low performance and high turnover is not the result of lazy, apathetic workers. It's not about decreasing budgets. And it's not about a terrible economy. It's about leadership that doesn't engage employees. In Nine Minutes on Monday, leadership guru James Robbins argues that employee engagement comes down to one thing: a constant dedication to meeting the universal needs that drive performance excellence. In today's chaotic, high-stakes business environment, it is easy to get distracted from leadership responsibilities by focusing on tasks at hand instead of on strategy. But when you neglect to keep your leadership priorities in front of you, everyone suffers--your staff, your organization and, in the end, you. Whether you lead a small team or an entire organization, you’ll discover the nine keys to raising productivity, boosting morale, and increasing employee engagement. Nine Minutes on Monday combines proven engagement drivers and principles of human motivation into a simple system of execution that will show immediate results. Inside you'll find: The "9 Minute" template for maintaining focus on your leadership priorities--no matter how busy you are Three key questions that will help you connect purpose to paycheck for your staff A four-step formula for addressing subpar performance and driving complacency from the workplace A simple coaching model for fast-track staff development Four reward/recognition tools that will leave your employees feeling valued and motivated The one simple activity that will forge deep bonds of trust between you and your employees Three key ingredients that will immediately increase the motivation level of any employee Being a great leader is never easy, but Robbins breaks it all down into essential components to reveal its fundamental simplicity. Nine Minutes on Monday is your road map to igniting purpose, passion, and engagement among your team members. Master and apply the tools and techniques inside, and your employees will be motivated, inspired, and equipped to bring their best to work each and every day. Quick and simple leadership lessons for boosting performance, morale, and engagement "James Robbins is a terrifi c observer, thinker, and storyteller. He also has marvelous insights about how leaders can help employees become more connected to their work setting. He weaves together personal stories with thoughtful leadership insights into a compelling book. If leaders will do the nine minutes he suggests each Monday morning, they will become what we have called ‘meaning makers' who deliver enormous value to their employees, customers, investors, and communities." -- Dave Ulrich, professor, Ross School of Business, University of Michigan; partner, The RBL Group; coauthor, The Why of Work "It really works! Robbins provides simple and practical tools to help all managers get on the road toward becoming great leaders. These nine easy-to-use principles are relevant to today's work environment and yet so often overlooked. Thank you for helping me to make a difference to my team." -- Sue Travis, HR Manager, Lowe's "Every manager in your workplace needs this book. Practical and easily doable ideas that will help turn your managers into truly inspiring leaders." -- Michael Kerr, "The Workplace Energizer" and author of Putting Humor to Work "Great easy read with lots of practical applications for leaders looking to improve their game and really make a difference in the lives of those they lead." -- Debbie Stein, CFO AltaGas

Tuesday Morning Coaching Eight Simple Truths to Boost Your Career and Your Life

Tuesday Morning Coaching  Eight Simple Truths to Boost Your Career and Your Life
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Author: David Cottrell
Pages: 160
ISBN: 9780071806152
Release: 2012-11-09
Editor: McGraw Hill Professional

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

From the author of the bestselling Monday Morning series--an instructive, inspiring story on rebooting your life and career with the power of simple truths Ryan Harris has been floundering for too long. His career is off track, and his personal life is in shambles. In his own words, he feels like he has "been beaten up physically and emotionally for months." For the first time in his life, he knows he is unable to pull himself out of this funk by himself. Ryan turns to Jeff Walters, a personal coach and mentor he had once worked with. Ryan had always admired the way Jeff handled challenges and the success that always seemed to follow. Jeff agrees to coach Ryan every Tuesday morning for eight weeks. The story of Ryan's personal awakening, Tuesday Morning Coaching reveals the timeless truths anyone can rely on when success seems impossible. Jeff explains that real success lies in embracing the simple verities of life; it's more about how we live than what we do. Jeff reveals the eight basic truths of success, including: No Matter What . . . accept your responsibilities, maintain focus, and move forward And Then Some . . . give a little more than people expect Above All Else . . . know what is nonnegotiable at work and in life From Now On . . . learn from your failures and refuse to make the same mistake twice Consider It Done . . . deliver on your word, without fail You will learn, as Ryan does, that you have been getting in your own way. Attaining overall success isn't about solving a specific problem; it's about basing your life on what is true and behaving accordingly. When you hit career roadblocks, burn out on stress, and arrive at crossroads in your personal relationships--well, that's just life. Only when you follow a path paved on eternal human truths will you live a quality life. Read Tuesday Morning Coaching and take your first steps to a life of richness, fulfillment, and overall career and life success. Tuesday Morning Coaching tells the story of Ryan Harris, a successful manager who is burned out and tired of working hard but going nowhere. Looking for guidance, Ryan reaches out to Jeff Walters, a semiretired executive who agrees to coach Ryan. Ryan learns that the solutions to his most challenging problems are often commonsense principles, based on taking responsibilities for your actions, going the extra yard in every situation, always keeping your word, and never deviating from your personal values. Tuesday Morning Coaching draws on real examples of people and organizations that have identifi ed and implemented simple philosophies that led to their success, and outlines a simple yet profound approach that can lead to spectacular personal and business achievements.

Escape from Management Land

Escape from Management Land
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Author: David Cottrell
Pages: 128
ISBN: 0978813707
Release: 2006-10
Editor: Cornerstone Leadership Inst

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Escape from Management Land is a clever parable that takes you on a journey from Management Land to Leader Land. It is a fictional tale that illustrates the symptoms and escape routes from the traps of Management Land. You will visit Panic Peak, Paperwork Swamp, Apathy Cave, and the Valley of Comfort on your way to Leader Land. Learn the invaluable and often unforgettable lessons about management and leadership. Then decide if you're willing to do what it takes to Escape Management Land and move into Leader Land. Read, Learn, Enjoy and have a great trip!

Becoming the Obvious Choice

Becoming the Obvious Choice
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Author: Bryan Dodge,David Cottrell
Pages: 44
ISBN: 0965878864
Release: 2001-07
Editor: CornerStone Leadership Inst

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The Energy Bus

The Energy Bus
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Author: Jon Gordon
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9781119089230
Release: 2015-05-20
Editor: John Wiley & Sons

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Enjoy the ride of your life with the Wall Street Journal bestseller None of us can expect to get through life without any challenges. Life isn’t always a constant daydream of unbridled pleasure and happiness. But that doesn’t mean you can’t approach everything with some zing – a big dose of positive energy is what you need to feel great, be successful and love life! And the international bestselling The Energy Bus can help you live your life in a positive, forward-thinking way. Learn the 10 secrets that will help you overcome adversity and harness the power of positive, infectious energy, so that you can create your own success. International bestselling author Jon Gordon draws on his experience of working with thousands of leaders and teams to provide insights, actionable strategies and positive energy. The Energy Bus: Shows you how to ditch negativity and infuse your life with positive energy Provides tools to build a positive team and culture Contains insights from working with some of the world’s largest companies Foreword by Ken Blanchard, co-author of The One-Minute Manager

Redeeming Leadership

Redeeming Leadership
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Author: Liu, Helena
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9781529200072
Release: 2020-01-08
Editor: Policy Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

How might imperialist, masculinist and white supremacist grips on leadership be loosened? In this thought-provoking and accessible new study, Helena Liu suggests that anti-racist feminism can challenge conventional models and practices of power. Combining a critical review of leadership theory with enlightening examples from around the world, the book shows how the intellectual and activist elements of feminist movements provide antidotes to contemporary leadership research and practice. For those interested in management, organisation, feminism, race and many more studies, it sets the agenda for a radical reimagining of control and leadership in all its forms.

Educating Everybody s Children

Educating Everybody s Children
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Author: Robert W. Cole W. Cole
Pages: 295
ISBN: 9781416612490
Release: 2008-06-15
Editor: ASCD

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Designed to promote reflection, discussion, and action among the entire learning community, Educating Everybody's Children encapsulates what research has revealed about successfully addressing the needs of students from economically, ethnically, culturally, and linguistically diverse groups and identifies a wide range of effective principles and instructional strategies. Although good teaching works well with all students, educators must develop an extensive repertoire of instructional tools to meet the varying needs of students from diverse backgrounds. Those tools and the knowledge base behind them are the foundation of this expanded and revised second edition of Educating Everybody's Children. Each strategy discussed in the book includes classroom examples and a list of the research studies that support it. The most important thing we have learned as a result of the education reform movement is that student achievement stands or falls on the motivation and skills of teachers. We must ensure that all teachers are capable of delivering a standards‐based curriculum that describes what students should know and be able to do, and that these standards are delivered by means of a rich and engaging "pedagogy of plenty." By these two acts we can ensure that all schools will be ready and able to educate everybody's children.

Business Made Simple

Business Made Simple
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Author: Donald Miller
Pages: 240
ISBN: 9781400203826
Release: 2021-01-19
Editor: HarperCollins Leadership

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Is this blue book more valuable than a business degree? Most people enter their professional careers not understanding how to grow a business. At times, this makes them feel lost, or worse, like a fraud pretending to know what they’re doing. It’s hard to be successful without a clear understanding of how business works. These 60 daily readings are crucial for any professional or business owner who wants to take their career to the next level. New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestselling author, Donald Miller knows that business is more than just a good idea made profitable – it’s a system of unspoken rules, rarely taught by MBA schools. If you are attempting to profitably grow your business or career, you need elite business knowledge—knowledge that creates tangible value. Even if you had the time, access, or money to attend a Top 20 business school, you would still be missing the practical knowledge that propels the best and brightest forward. However, there is another way to achieve this insider skill development, which can both drastically improve your career earnings and the satisfaction of achieving your goals. Donald Miller learned how to rise to the top using the principles he shares in this book. He wrote Business Made Simple to teach others what it takes to grow your career and create a company that is healthy and profitable. These short, daily entries and accompanying videos will add enormous value to your business and the organization you work for. In this sixty-day guide, readers will be introduced to the nine areas where truly successful leaders and their businesses excel: Character: What kind of person succeeds in business? Leadership: How do you unite a team around a mission? Personal Productivity: How can you get more done in less time? Messaging: Why aren’t customers paying more attention? Marketing: How do I build a sales funnel? Business Strategy: How does a business really work? Execution: How can we get things done? Sales: How do I close more sales? Management: What does a good manager do? Business Made Simple is the must-have guide for anyone who feels lost or overwhelmed by the modern business climate, even if they attended business school. Learn what the most successful business leaders have known for years through the simple but effective secrets shared in these pages. Take things further: If you want to be worth more as a business professional, read each daily entry and follow along with the free videos that will be sent to you after you buy the book.

First Thing Monday Morning

First Thing Monday Morning
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Author: Dianna Booher
Pages: 192
ISBN: 0892214201
Release: 1998-06
Editor: New Leaf Publishing Group

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Is it really possible to achieve business success without compromising your beliefs? This collection of 52 business meditations, one for each week of the year, shows how to work in an anything goes workplace and still maintain ethics. Topics include compassion, boredom, courtesy, pride, office politics, greed, and productivity.