We’re looking for reviewers for four new books that are launching in the next month or two. We’re very excited to be part of the launch of these books. Please read a brief synopsis of each First up is Managers as Mentors by Chip Bell and Marshall Goldsmith. Subtitled “Building Partnerships for Learning,” this book » Read More
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Teams bring energy to life. Well, at least good teams do. Sometimes teamwork can be a real drain. We’ve all been part of a team that asked more from us than it delivered or failed to ask anything of us at all. Like most things, the greater the potential, the greater the disappointment that results » Read More
Plenty it turns out. It was just three weeks ago when my attention was drawn to an article in Fast Company magazine called ”A Submarine Captain on the Power of Leadership Language.” I served aboard a US Navy fast attack nuclear submarine for over three years, so I was immediately intrigued by this article about leadership language » Read More
Writing a lot of words on a subject gets easy. Often you can simply write and write and (at least I) think that you’ll eventually say something important. I’ve often said too much. It might have been earlier in my career when I was selling or even more recently with my teenagers when their eyes » Read More
A recent book by a new friend got me thinking about transparency and leadership. The book is Business at the Speed of NOW by John M. Bernard. John’s an Instigator here at Lead Change. We met through social media and we’ve spoken a few times about how the Internet and a number of other issues » Read More
Many authors have written about people management, project management or corporate culture as separate topics. But a new book by Ben Snyder ties together all three subjects and paints a clear picture of how they interact to nurture (or damage) employee engagement and organizational performance. Read this review, find the book and set fire to the status quo.
This post is reprinted from “The Conversations Around Us” with the permission of its author, Tara Alemany. I first “discovered” Andy Andrews when he started following me on Twitter. (He’s @AndyAndrews.) Exploring his website led me to The Noticer Project, a nationwide movement to “notice” the five most influential people in your life. From that point onward, I was » Read More