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📒Fierce Conversations ✍ Susan Scott
📝Fierce Conversations Book Synopsis : Fierce Conversations is a way of conducting business. An attitude. A way of life. Communications expert Susan Scott maintains that a single conversation can change the trajectory of a career, marriage or life. Whether these are conversations with yourself, partner, colleagues, customers, family or friends, Fierce Conversations shows you how to have conversations that count. Scott reveals how to: *Overcome the barriers to meaningful conversations *Express who you are and what you believe *Confront tough issues with courage, confidence and sensitivity *Overcome fear to get to the heart of the problem *Inspire followers, attract believers and build visions that become reality *Bring about real change through talking *Encourage others to reveal their true opinions Packed with exercises and questionnaires to help you have the best conversations possible, Fierce Conversations will revolutionise the way you communicate.
📒Fierce Leadership ✍ Susan Scott
📝Fierce Leadership Book Synopsis : Hire smart people...', 'Hold people accountable...', 'Focus on the client...'. For years, these mantras have been blindly adopted by business leaders everywhere but, as Susan Scott shows, these so-called best practices are ineffectual, cost companies vast sums and drive away the most valuable employees and customers. Yet they are so deeply ingrained in our organisational culture that no one has questioned them, until now. Informed by over a decade of research and work with CEOs and senior executives of the world's leading companies, Susan Scott reveals why these established practices are so wrongheaded and shows you how to spot the signs that you are falling prey to them and why they are adversely affecting your business. She then, in her direct, no-nonsense style, suggests a series of surprising and smart alternatives that you should put in their place.
📒The Bookbuzz Book Of Biz Book Insights 2009 ✍ Yanky Fachler
📝The Bookbuzz Book of Biz Book Insights 2009 Book Synopsis : Representing the author’s year-long odyssey through 120 business books and contemporary business thinking, this guide is a launchpad for conversation, engagement, fresh thinking, and extracting insights. Centered around 10 key themes--including ethics, leadership, motivation, and innovation--the book provides ideas that can be applied to any business. Positing that no author has a monopoly on business truths, this exploration provokes a healthy debate about the role and value of business books and simultaneously serves as a toolbox from which readers can extract insights about current business thinking.
📝How to Deal With Teachers Who Are Angry Troubled Exhausted or Just Plain Confused Book Synopsis : Use "Assertive Intervention" techniques to help difficult teachers become positive and energetic professionals! Managing difficult teachers effectively may be a principal’s most pressing challenge. In this research-based text, you will discover approaches that prove how even the most difficult teachers can become successful professionals. This indispensable handbook introduces Assertive Intervention techniques and shows principals how to improve daily interactions with troubled teachers. These strategies show how to: Confront difficult teachers calmly and confidently Conduct an Assertive Intervention Improve interactions with troublesome teachers Build a positive school culture
📒Opening The Door To Coaching Conversations ✍ Linda M. Gross Cheliotes
📝Opening the Door to Coaching Conversations Book Synopsis : What does coach leadership look like in action? Effective leaders help others learn to resolve issues. This companion and follow-up book to Coaching Conversations brings the coaching style of leadership to life with stories of real people, facing real problems, who use coaching skills to empower their staff. Each chapter deals with a challenging leadership area and includes space for personal reflection, questions, and next steps. Topics covered include: Core values Building trust and community High expectations School turnaround Garnering genuine buy-in Difficult conversations Accountability Balancing personal and professional commitments
📒How To Deal With Parents Who Are Angry Troubled Afraid Or Just Plain Crazy ✍ Elaine K. McEwan
📝How to Deal With Parents Who Are Angry Troubled Afraid or Just Plain Crazy Book Synopsis : How do you deal with high-maintenance parents who never seem happy with the job you are doing? Emotionally charged, often disgruntled, and occasionally abusive parents—sound familiar? The second edition of McEwan's best-selling classic will help you manage your most difficult audience, adding several features and examples that will give you the confidence and skills you need to handle such situations, including: Over two dozen strategies—enhanced and updated—to defuse emotionally charged parents An updated, easy-to-administer healthy school checklist Fifty ways to build parental support for your school Ten goals-at-a-glance to help keep your school-community relations on target A built-in facilitator's guide
📒Break Your Own Rules ✍ Jill Flynn
📝Break Your Own Rules Book Synopsis : New York Times Bestseller How women can make it to the top by adopting the new rules of leadership Women hold just 11 percent of the most senior-level leadership positions in U.S. Corporations—a number that hasn't changed in over 30 years. How can women break through? Break Your Own Rules distills the six faulty assumptions (or "rules") most women follow that get in the way—then delivers the correlating new rules that promise to clear that path. For example, the old rule of "Focus on Others" must be replaced by "Take Center Stage," "Hard Work Will Get You There" must yield to "Be Politically Savvy." "Play It Safe" must give way to "Play to Win." "Ask Permission" must be replaced by "Proceed Until Apprehended." Features the results of over 1,700 interviews with executives in Fortune 1000 companies, as well as the authors' new research and ongoing work with over 5,000 professional women Showcases previously-untold stories from high profile women including Ann Moore (CEO, Time Inc.), Susan Ivey (CEO, Reynolds American), Cathy Bessant (Global Executive for Technology and Operations for Bank of America), Lynn Ford (CEO, ING Solutions), and more Reveals what it really takes for any woman to succeed at the highest levels Foreword by Sharon Allen, Chairman of Deloitte This hands-on guide is for women who are ready to transform their assumptions and join the senior ranks of American business.
📝Fearless Performance Reviews Coaching Conversations that Turn Every Employee Into a Star Player Book Synopsis : This book introduces a groundbreaking new framework that transforms not just the review process but the entire relationship between coach and employee. The authors replace the traditional performance review with the Performance Coaching Conversation, a bottom-up alternative in which the employee takes the lead both during the review process and throughout the entire performance cycle.
📝Applied Leadership Development From Conceptual to Personal Book Synopsis : Intended for courses on leadership, practicing managers, consultants, and practitioners, this approachable guide teaches readers about how to become a leader. By blending the real-world insights of business executive Al Bolea with tested research findings provided by leadership scholar Leanne Atwater, it effectively bridges theory and practice to outline powerful leadership behaviors. Based on Bolea’s original "J-Curve" model of leadership, the authors identify and describe nine essential elements for leadership mastery, including skills such as setting direction, creating key proceses, and nurturing behaviors. Each chapter pairs concrete narratives with succinct research synopses to show how to expand the potential of people and organizations. A unique, experiential text, Applied Leadership Development engages students with self-reflection and self-assessment exercises, and encourages them in their own development as future leaders.
📒Growing People ✍ Bob Thomson
📝Growing People Book Synopsis : Growing People offers managers and human resources professionals both a strategic approach and a practical guide to developing people. It explores how a manager can build the capability of individuals, teams and organisations by providing people with challenging experiences and helping them to learn from these experiences. It shows how to create conversations that make a real difference and how to establish effective relationships. It also sets out a practical approach to identifying and nurturing talent and managing succession issues. Written by an experienced management development professional in clear and easily understood language Aimed at busy line managers who want to take seriously their role in developing people Chapters can be read as stand alone guides to topics such as coaching, feedback and talent management