📒Great Teams ✍ Don Yaeger

â™ Book Title : Great Teams
✍Author : Don Yaeger
â™›Publisher : Thomas Nelson
♣Release Date : 2016-07-19
âśżPages : 272
â™ ISBN : 9780718080570
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Great Teams Book Synopsis : There is nothing more magical than watching a team come together, to manage adversity as a group, selflessly give to others, to find common purpose. Inspiring that to happen year-in and year-out is what keeps us in leadership. Don Yaeger has studied the best of the best. Now it is our turn to study this book.—Mike Krzyzewski, five-time NCAA Tournament Champion, two-time Olympic Gold Medal Winning Basketball coach, Duke University Men’s Basketball What makes a team great? Not just good. Not just functional. But great? Over the last six years, long-time Sports Illustrated associate editor Don Yaeger has been invited by some of the greatest companies in the world to speak about the habits of high-performing individuals. Delivering an average of 80 keynote speeches per year, Don was approached by his most consistent client, Microsoft, to develop a talk on what allowed some teams to play at a championship level year after year. From Microsoft and Starbucks to the New England Patriots and San Antonio Spurs, what do some organizations do seemingly better than most all of their opponents? Don took the challenge. He began building into his travel schedule opportunities to interview our generation’s greatest team builders from the sports and business worlds. During this process, he has conducted more than 100 interviews with some of the most successful teams and organizations in the country. From those interviews, Don has identified 16 habits that drive these high-performing teams. Building on the stories, examples, and first-hand accounts, each chapter in Great Teams comes with applicable examples on how to apply these characteristics in any organization. Great Teams is the ultimate intersection of the sports and business worlds and a powerful companion for thought leaders, teams, managers, and organizations that seek to perform similarly. The insight shared in this book is sure to enhance any team in its pursuit of excellence. Great Teams Understand the “Why” Great Teams Allow Culture to Shape Who They Recruit Great Teams Run Successful Huddles Great Teams Manage Dysfunction, Friction, and Strong Personalities Great Teams See Value Others Miss Great Teams Know How to Win in Critical Situations Great Teams Embrace Change Great Teams Build a Mentoring Culture Great Teams Have a Rallying Cry It takes a special formula to construct championship quality teams and in this book by Don Yaeger you will be able to see how great teams are formulated. Don Yaeger is Awesome, baby, with a capital "A"! –Dick Vitale, Hall of Fame broadcaster, ESPN Everyone wants to work on or play on a Great Team. The differentiator I’ve noticed is that the best teams pay close attention to and protect their culture and their people. Don Yaeger shows in this book that the same lessons are true on the sporting fields. There’s much to be learned within these pages and I know you’ll enjoy. –Gary Kelly, CEO and Chairman of Southwest Airlines There are so many parallels between building a great sports team and building a corporate one, not the least of which that great culture makes amazing things possible. Great Teams by Don Yaeger provides a roadmap for all of us...in either of those worlds.—GJ Hart, CEO, California Pizza Kitchen

📒The Secret Of Teams ✍ Mark Miller

â™ Book Title : The Secret of Teams
✍Author : Mark Miller
â™›Publisher : Berrett-Koehler Publishers
♣Release Date : 2011-10-03
âśżPages : 144
â™ ISBN : 9781609941109
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝The Secret of Teams Book Synopsis : Teams are critical to the success of every organization. Departmental, interdepartmental, cross-functional, ad hoc, task-specific—teams do everything from planning the office party to setting the annual budget to establishing performance goals. 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. Debbie Brewster, the heroine of The Secret, has been promoted and is now struggling with taking her new team to the next level. Her old mentor, Jeff Brown, the company’s CEO, sends her out to find the secret of teams. On her journey she learns from three very different teams—the Special Forces, NASCAR, and a local restaurant. Debbie and her team discover the three elements that all successful teams have in common. But that’s just the beginning. The devil is in the details, as the story of Debbie’s efforts to actually implement the three elements shows. You’ll learn how to change entrenched ways of thinking and acting, what you have to do to optimize each of the three elements of a successful team, how to measure your progress, and more. Creating high-performance teams does more than just give your organization a competitive advantage. It can be a performance multiplier that significantly improves results while honoring and developing people. It may be the ultimate win-win-win that your organization is seeking.

📒Stronger Together ✍ Simon Hartley

â™ Book Title : Stronger Together
✍Author : Simon Hartley
â™›Publisher : Hachette UK
♣Release Date : 2015-10-01
âśżPages : 240
â™ ISBN : 9780349408491
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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đź“ťStronger Together Book Synopsis : What do world-class teams do that others don't? How do those teams think, make decisions and respond to challenges? Stronger Together will help readers to understand what differentiates world-class teams from the rest. Using these insights, readers can apply the same key principles when leading - or being a part of - a team, whether they are in a business or sports environment. To illustrate how world-class teams operate and how they're led, the author draws on examples of teamwork from a diverse range of disciplines, from The Red Arrows to SAS Units, a Formula One Pit Crew, Americas Cup yacht crews, World Championship sports teams and more. He includes case studies from his work with elite professional, international and Olympic sports teams, plus executive leadership teams from businesses. This truly insightful and fascinating book lifts the lid on what it takes to be the best and how we can translate these lessons to our own performance.

â™ Book Title : Great Teams in Baseball History
✍Author : Hanna Altergott
â™›Publisher : Heinemann-Raintree Library
♣Release Date : 2005-12-05
âśżPages : 48
â™ ISBN : 1410914844
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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đź“ťGreat Teams in Baseball History Book Synopsis : Discusses ten of the greatest baseball teams ever and explains what it was that made each one so great.

📒Great Nascar Teams ✍ Jim Gigliotti

â™ Book Title : Great NASCAR Teams
✍Author : Jim Gigliotti
â™›Publisher : Crabtree Publishing Company
♣Release Date : 2008-01-01
âśżPages : 32
â™ ISBN : 0778731901
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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đź“ťGreat NASCAR Teams Book Synopsis : Looks at the NASCAR teams that consist of the driver, the crew chief, and the pit crew, every member of which works together to achieve racing victories.

â™ Book Title : Great Teams Players and Coaches
✍Author : Brown M.S. Donald
â™›Publisher : Author House
♣Release Date : 2009-02-17
âśżPages : 156
â™ ISBN : 9781467867092
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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đź“ťGreat Teams Players and Coaches Book Synopsis : Basketball is played throughout the world, but it was all about Illinois when I played in High school. I was fortunate enough to go on to college and earn a college degree, but basketball in high school is still exciting regardless of where it takes you. From the stories that's written about in this book, the reader can really get an good idea about some of the things basketball can do for a person's life.

📒Lead Vertically ✍ Craig Johnson

â™ Book Title : Lead Vertically
✍Author : Craig Johnson
â™›Publisher : Baker Books
♣Release Date : 2010-04-21
âśżPages : 224
â™ ISBN : 9781441223944
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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đź“ťLead Vertically Book Synopsis : When leaders inspire their teams with a vision of what is possible, passion meets production and truly great things start to happen. Craig Johnson offers a fresh look at the importance of building teams when the goal is not only success but fulfillment. Lead Vertically includes tools and exercises that can be adapted by any leader for teams of any size, as well as tips for recruiting, training, and strengthening teams. Leaders will learn to inspire, build trust, and motivate their teams by consistently and clearly communicating that the best days are ahead.

📒The Great Teams Of Baseball ✍ MacLean Kennedy

â™ Book Title : The Great Teams of Baseball
✍Author : MacLean Kennedy
â™›Publisher : Horton Pub Co
♣Release Date : 1988-05
âśżPages : 98
â™ ISBN : PSU:000017781466
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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â™ Book Title : Great Teams in Pro Football History
✍Author : Joe Giglio
â™›Publisher : Heinemann-Raintree Library
♣Release Date : 2005-12-10
âśżPages : 48
â™ ISBN : 1410914836
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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đź“ťGreat Teams in Pro Football History Book Synopsis : What are greatest teams in pro football and what made them stand out? Learn which players were inducted into the Hall of Fame and the records of unstoppable teams. Discover how players came together to beat their opponents. Read about changes that were constantly being made to keep up with the growing sport. From talented players to dynamic coaches, this book spans over 50 years to find the best in pro football history.

â™ Book Title : Great Teams in Pro Basketball History
✍Author : Joe Giglio
â™›Publisher : Capstone Classroom
♣Release Date : 2005-12-13
âśżPages : 48
â™ ISBN : 1410914925
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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đź“ťGreat Teams in Pro Basketball History Book Synopsis : Discusses ten of the best professional basketball teams in history and explains what it was that made each one great.

📒The Diversity Bonus ✍ Scott E. Page

â™ Book Title : The Diversity Bonus
✍Author : Scott E. Page
â™›Publisher : Princeton University Press
♣Release Date : 2017-09-19
âśżPages : 328
â™ ISBN : 9781400888269
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝The Diversity Bonus Book Synopsis : How businesses and other organizations can improve their performance by tapping the power of differences in how people think What if workforce diversity is more than simply the right thing to do in order to make society more integrated and just? What if diversity can also improve the bottom line of businesses and other organizations facing complex challenges in the knowledge economy? It can. And The Diversity Bonus shows how and why. Scott Page, a leading thinker, writer, and speaker whose ideas and advice are sought after by corporations, nonprofits, universities, and governments around the world, makes a clear and compellingly pragmatic case for diversity and inclusion. He presents overwhelming evidence that teams that include different kinds of thinkers outperform homogenous groups on complex tasks, producing what he calls “diversity bonuses.” These bonuses include improved problem solving, increased innovation, and more accurate predictions—all of which lead to better performance and results. Page shows that various types of cognitive diversity—differences in how people perceive, encode, analyze, and organize the same information and experiences—are linked to better outcomes. He then describes how these cognitive differences are influenced by other kinds of diversity, including racial and gender differences—in other words, identity diversity. Identity diversity, therefore, can also produce bonuses. Drawing on research in economics, psychology, computer science, and many other fields, The Diversity Bonus also tells the stories of people and organizations that have tapped the power of diversity to solve complex problems. And the book includes a challenging response from Katherine Phillips of the Columbia Business School. The result changes the way we think about diversity in the workplace—and far beyond it.

â™ Book Title : The everything kids baseball book
✍Author : Richard Mintzer
â™›Publisher : Adams Media Corp
♣Release Date : 2004-02
âśżPages : 137
â™ ISBN : 1593370709
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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đź“ťThe everything kids baseball book Book Synopsis : Provides information on baseball skills, the history of the sport, notable players, the Hall of Fame, baseball fields, the World Series, statistics and records, scorekeeping, baseball cards, and related topics.

â™ Book Title : Hire With Your Head
✍Author : Lou Adler
â™›Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
♣Release Date : 2012-06-12
âśżPages : 320
â™ ISBN : 9781118428702
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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đź“ťHire With Your Head Book Synopsis : Hire with Your Head Updated with new case studies and more coverage of the impact and importance of the Internet in the hiring process, this indispensable guide has shown tens of thousands of managers and human resources professionals how to find the perfect candidate for any position. Lou Adler's Performance-based Hiring is more powerful than ever! "We have chosen Performance-based Hiring because it's a comprehensive process, it's behaviorally grounded, managers and recruiters find it easy to use, and it works." -Marshall Utterson, Director Staffing, AIG Enterprise Services, LLC "Everyone's looking for the perfect means to make effective hiring decisions. A trained interviewer armed with the right tools is the best solution. Performance-based Hiring is a proven methodology to get these results." -John Ganley, Vice President and Chief Talent Officer, Quest Software "Any staffing director that doesn't send all of their people through Performance-based Hiring training is missing out on top talent, plain and simple. This should be the standard throughout the industry." -Dan Hilbert, Recruiting Manager, Valero Energy Corporation "Performance-based Hiring has been the most successful recruitment tool that we have added to our organization over the past few years. In fact, these tools have not only produced amazing outcomes-in terms of selecting the best fit in an extremely tight labor market-but with a level of success among our operations customers that I have rarely seen with other HR products." -Trudy Knoepke-Campbell, Director, Workforce Planning, HealthEast(r) Care System

â™ Book Title : Great Teams in College Basketball History
✍Author : Luke DeCock
â™›Publisher : Capstone Classroom
♣Release Date : 2005-12-14
âśżPages : 48
â™ ISBN : 141091495X
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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đź“ťGreat Teams in College Basketball History Book Synopsis : Discusses ten of the best college basketball teams in history and explains what it was that made each one great.

📒Team Renaissance ✍ Richard Spoon

â™ Book Title : Team Renaissance
✍Author : Richard Spoon
â™›Publisher : Old Man River Pub
♣Release Date : 2014-03-18
âśżPages : 208
â™ ISBN : 1938222016
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Team Renaissance Book Synopsis : This manual of business and management know-how includes stories, specifics, and immediate takeaways crafted to illustrate and explain the dynamics of great teams—and how to create those change-producing forces in teams everywhere. The unconventional collection of applicable narratives, individual and team exercises, and sound management insight invites personal growth for everyone from business executives and parents to coaches and college students. Based on the Team Arch model from ArchPoint Consulting, the book provides deeper information focused on leveraging strengths and solving problems. Its whole team approach in the context of storytelling offers specific steps for individual team members to reach greater productivity and enjoyment at the workplace. The poignant real-life stories woven throughout additionally illustrate that team building and getting the job done right is not just about business plans and strategic workshops, but about the meaning that happens when people move toward each other and build relationships.

â™ Book Title : Great Teams in Hockey History
✍Author : Luke DeCock
â™›Publisher : Heinemann-Raintree Library
♣Release Date : 2005-12-08
âśżPages : 48
â™ ISBN : 1410914860
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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đź“ťGreat Teams in Hockey History Book Synopsis : Introduces some of the great past hockey teams of the National Hockey League, highlighting their performances during the final games of the Stanley Cup playoffs.

📒Taming Of The Team ✍ Jack Berckemeyer

â™ Book Title : Taming of the Team
✍Author : Jack Berckemeyer
â™›Publisher : Incentive Publications
♣Release Date : 2013-09-01
âśżPages : 176
â™ ISBN : 162950002X
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Taming of the Team Book Synopsis : Getting the best out of students is made easier by using teaming to nurture their educational, emotional, social, and developmental needs, and this guide is a blueprint for teambuilding in any school setting. True stories and practical strategies make this an effective and entertaining tool for assembling and managing a team within a professional learning community. It includes a dynamic “3-5-3 Action Plan” for improving student behavior as well as tips for using teams to address Common Core State Standards. The book guides teams through resolving conflicts; planning ahead and preventing time wasting; setting consistent expectations for students; and connecting curriculum, instruction, and calendar schedules. It is a helpful combination of humor and instruction that will help any school with teambuilding.

â™ Book Title : Great teams of pro basketball
✍Author : Louis Sabin
â™›Publisher : Random House Trade
♣Release Date : 1971-09
âśżPages : 141
â™ ISBN : 0394821181
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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đź“ťGreat teams of pro basketball Book Synopsis : Describes the plays and teamwork that brought the NBA championship to the Minneapolis Lakers, Philadelphia 76ers, Boston Celtics, and New York Knicks.

📒Great Business Teams ✍ Howard M. Guttman

â™ Book Title : Great Business Teams
✍Author : Howard M. Guttman
â™›Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
♣Release Date : 2008-12-03
âśżPages : 256
â™ ISBN : 9780470428443
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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đź“ťGreat Business Teams Book Synopsis : Understand and decode the inner workings of great business teams with the more than 30 in-depth examples in Great Business Teams: Cracking the Code for Standout Performance. Author Howard Guttman examines and dissects teams at top-management, business-unit, and functional levels and isolates five key factors that drive team performance to offer you insight into the ways these teams achieve success. Using this book, go directly to the marketplace to scrutinize teams in a variety of industries, evaluating the challenges they face and the methods they choose to manage these challenges.

â™ Book Title : Phil Dixon s American Baseball Chronicles Great Teams
✍Author : Phil S. Dixon
â™›Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
♣Release Date : 2009-10-01
âśżPages : 352
â™ ISBN : 1441574719
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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đź“ťPhil Dixon s American Baseball Chronicles Great Teams Book Synopsis : The "Greatest Baseball team of all-time" easily describes the 1931 Homestead Grays. They remain a team never to be forgotten a team that rates with the greatest teams in all of baseball history. Organized in 1910, baseball's Homestead Grays of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania an exclusively African-American team held claim to a regional championship and also a legitimate claim to baseball's World Championship. The Grays' well-known leader was Hall of Famer Cumberland "Cum" Posey. His 1931 Grays featured among others; Hall of Fame third baseman Jud Wilson, Hall of Fame infielder Oscar Charleston, a Hall of Fame catcher in Josh Gibson and two Hall of Fame pitchers in Willie Foster and Joseph "Smokey Joe" Williams a total of five legendary players. Paced by young Josh Gibson, age 18 and the most powerful home run hitter in baseball, Posey's 1931 Homestead Grays finished with a magnificent 143-29-2 record. This is their story told here for the first time. Included within the text are written accounts for every game from the Homestead Grays' entire 1931 schedule of nearly 175 contest, with scores, attendance figures and player biographies. The work includes score and locations on more than 300 additional games played by the Kansas City Monarchs, Hilldale, Baltimore's Black Sox, the Cuban House of David, New York's Harlem Stars and other African-American teams in operation during that same 1931 season. The comparative scores and their related histories are a resourceful and entertaining aid for further analysis and assessment on the participation of African-American athletes in baseball as best represented from the perspective of a single championship season.

📒Agile Retrospectives ✍ Esther Derby

â™ Book Title : Agile Retrospectives
✍Author : Esther Derby
â™›Publisher :
♣Release Date : 2006
âśżPages : 170
â™ ISBN : 0977616649
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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đź“ťAgile Retrospectives Book Synopsis : The tools and recipes in this book will help readers uncover and solve hidden and not-so-hidden problems with their technology and methodology. It offers tips to fix the problems faced on a software development project on an ongoing basis.