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Book Review: ALL IN: How the Best Managers Create a Culture of Belief and Drive Big Results

I recently changed jobs. I’ve gone to work for a small company that is in the midst of that painful stage of going from a “mom & pop” type business into a full-fledged up-and-coming stalwart in our industry. Anyone who … Continue reading

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Book Review: PRODUCTIVE PERFORMANCE APPRAISALS

With performance reviews due next month, I thought it might be a perfect time to try to pick up some innovative new ideas by reading something on performance from the “experts”. I’ve read couple of books on performance reviews before, … Continue reading

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Book review: ESTABLISHING A SYSTEM OF POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

Timing is everything. This bit of truth can sometimes bring with it, a sadness. Such is the case for me when a quite well-written book is simply outdated by technology. I’m quite sure ESTABLISHING A SYSTEM OF POLICIES AND PROCEDURES, … Continue reading

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Book Review: YOUR FIRST 100 DAYS IN A NEW EXECUTIVE JOB

The opening excerpt of Chapter 8 of the book, YOUR FIRST 100 DAYS IN A NEW EXECUTIVE JOB by Robert Hargrove, really sums up what this book is all about; Every year thousands of managers make transitions into new jobs. … Continue reading

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Book Review: THE TRAVELER’S GIFT: Seven Decisions That Determine Personal Success

Ardent readers know you sometimes have to “kiss a lot of frogs” to find a gem. Persistence pays off, however, when you finally run across a book that has the potential to change people’s lives. Such a book is THE … Continue reading

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Book Review: INDIAN YELL: THE HEART OF AN AMERICAN INSURGENCY

This book is a most enjoyable read, but is a very narrow presentation of Indian history. Michael Blake is certainly a very gifted writer and this book is a wonderful presentation, if, and that’s a big “if”, it is read … Continue reading

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Book Review: THE WEEKLY COACHING CONVERSATION

Business parables are a favorite of mine, so when I learned that Brian Souza had written his newest book, THE WEEKLY COACHING CONVERSATION as a parable, it was a pleasant surprise. Having read Souza’s previous book, Become Who You Were … Continue reading

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