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Monthly updates of the new books purchased by FLITE library
Dare to Lead by Brené BrownThis book uses research, stories, and examples to explain how to cultivate braver, more daring leaders, and how to embed the values of empathy, connection and courage in your culture.
Call Number: HD57.7 .B764 2018
Publication Date: 2018-10-09
Daring Greatly by Brené BrownResearcher and speaker Dr. Brene Brown offers an all-embracing new philosophy that provides encouragement to dare greatly: to embrace vulnerability and imperfection, to live wholeheartedly and to courageously engage in life, whatever it brings. Dr. Brown challenges preconceived ideas about vulnerability. Based on twelve years of research, she argues that vulnerability is not weakness, but rather the clearest path to courage, engagement and meaningful connection.
Ego Check by Mathew HaywardThis book helps present an understanding business professionals to understand how they can guard against their own hubris while still building upon their unparalleled will to reach even greater levels of success.
Call Number: HF5386 .H348 2007
Publication Date: 2007-01-02
Execution by Larry Bossidy; Ram CharanBossidy and Charan show the importance of being deeply and passionately engaged in an organization and why robust dialogues about people, strategy, and operations result in a business based on intellectual honesty and realism. With paradigmatic case histories from the real world, this book provides the realistic and hard-nosed approach to business.
Call Number: HD31 .B626 2009
Publication Date: 2002-06-04
Extreme Ownership by Jocko Willink; Leif BabinTwo U.S. Navy SEAL officers who led the most highly decorated special forces unit of the Iraq War demonstrate how to apply powerful leadership principles from the battlefield to business and life. A compelling narrative with powerful instruction and direct application, Extreme Ownership challenges leaders everywhere to fulfill their ultimate purpose: lead and win.
Call Number: DS79.764.A63 W55 2017
Publication Date: 2017-11-21
The Go-Giver Leader by Bob Burg; John David MannThe Go-Giver Leader (originally published as It's Not About You) offers a compelling tale about a struggling small business and the ambitious young executive trying to lead them to a crucial decision. Follow the executive on his journey to understanding that the path to genuine influence lies less in taking leadership than in giving it.
Call Number: HF5386 .B8883 2016
Publication Date: 2016-03-29
Good Leaders Ask Great Questions by John C. MaxwellThis book shows how to change your questions, teaching why questions are so important, what questions you should ask yourself as a leader, and what questions you should be asking your team. No matter whether you are a seasoned leader at the top of your game or a newcomer wanting to take the first steps into leadership, this book will change the way you look at questions and improve your leadership life.
Call Number: HD57.7 .M394256 2014
Publication Date: 2014-10-07
How to Lead When You're Not in Charge by Clay Scroggins; Andy Stanley (Foreword by)This book explains the nature of leadership and what's needed to be a great leader--even when you answer to someone else. Drawing from biblical principles and his experience as the lead pastor of Buckhead Church in Atlanta, Georgia, Clay will help you nurture your vision and cultivate influence with integrity and confidence, even when you lack authority in your organization or ministry.
Call Number: BV652.1.S376 2017
Publication Date: 2017-08-22
It Worked for Me by Colin PowellPowell's short but sweet rules are illustrated by revealing personal stories that introduce and expand upon his principles for effective leadership: conviction, hard work, and, above all, respect for others.
In Know What You're FOR, entrepreneur and thought leader Jeff Henderson makes it clear that if we want to change the world with our products or our mission, then we must shift the focus of our messaging and marketing. Rather than self-promoting, we must transform our organizations to be people-centric.
Leadership Is Language by L. David MarquetAs a leader in today's networked, information-dense business climate, you don't have full visibility into your organization or the ground reality of your operating environment. In order to harness the eyes, ears, and minds of your people, you need to foster a climate of collaborative experimentation that encourages people to speak up when they notice problems and work together to identify and test solutions. You’ll learn how choosing your words can dramatically improve decision-making and execution on your team.
Call Number: HD57.7
Publication Date: 2020-02-04
Leadership Pain by Samuel R. ChandIn Leadership Pain, Samuel Chand provides a concrete, practical understanding of the pain we experience to help us interpret pain more accurately and learn the lessons God has in it for us. This book includes powerful, personal stories from some of the finest leaders in the world, revealing insights into the growth that occurs through pain in leadership roles, and practical exercises to help you apply the valuable principles you are learning.
Call Number: BV652.1 .C52 2015
Publication Date: 2015-04-07
Leadership Strategy and Tactics : field tactics by Jocko WillinkLeadership Strategy and Tactics explains how to take leadership theory, quickly translate that theory into applicable strategy, and then put leadership into action at a tactical level. This book is the solution that leaders at every level need--not just to understand the leadership game, but also how to play the leadership game, and win it.
Call Number: HD57.7 .W5365 2020
Publication Date: 2020-01-14
Leading Gracefully by Monique Svazlian TallonThis book presents neuroscience research that tells us that women's brains are wired for empathy, intuition and collaboration, the same qualities people are looking for in their leaders today. Through personal stories and those of female executives and entrepreneurs from the world of technology, science, retail and non-profits, you will learn how to successfully use 'feminine' strengths combined with traditional traits to breakthrough gender bias.
Call Number: HD6054.3 .T355 2016
Publication Date: 2016-03-01
Monday Morning Mentoring by David CottrellEveryone 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 book, Monday Morning Leadership, David Cottrell packs all of the wisdom of his wide-ranging business experience into this inspirational story.
Call Number: HF5549.12 .C68 2006
Publication Date: 2006-07-25
More Than Enough by Elaine WelterothIn her motivational memoir, magazine editor Elaine Welteroth unpacks the lessons that taught her to rely on herself by looking both inward and upward.
The Obstacle Is the Way by Ryan HolidayRyan Holiday shows us how some of the most successful people in history have applied stoicism to overcome difficult or even impossible situations. Stoics focus on the things they can control, let go of everything else, and turn every new obstacle into an opportunity to get better, stronger, tougher. Their embrace of these principles ultimately mattered more than their natural intelligence, talents, or luck.
Call Number: BF503 .H65 2014
Publication Date: 2014-05-01
Radical Candor by Kim ScottThe idea is simple: You don't have to choose between being a pushover and a jerk. Using Radical Candor--avoiding the perils of Obnoxious Aggression, Manipulative Insincerity, and Ruinous Empathy--you can be a kind and clear leader at the same time.
Call Number: HD38.2 .S4125 2019
Publication Date: 2019-10-01
Reset by Johnny C. TaylorInformed by more than 70 years of experience and expertise and propelled by extensive original SHRM research, Reset delivers a candid and forward-thinking vision for leaders to reimagine their company cultures in a time of global upheaval.
Call Number: HD58.7 .T393 2021
Publication Date: 2021-09-07
Row the Boat by Jon Gordon; P. J. FleckThis book delivers an inspiring message about what you can achieve when you approach life with a never-give-up philosophy. The book shows you how to choose enthusiasm and optimism as your guiding lights instead of being defined by circumstances and events outside of your control.
Span of Control by Carey D. Carey D. LohrenzIn Span of Control, Lohrenz walks us through the fundamentals of surviving and succeeding during times of crisis. Weaving together eye-opening science, gripping personal stories, insightful interviews, prescriptive advice, and a high-octane dose of encouragement and practicality, Span of Control helps leaders recognize how to focus on what matters most, formulate a plan for success, and communicate what's possible.
Surrounded by Idiots by Thomas EriksonAfter a disastrous meeting with a highly successful entrepreneur, who was genuinely convinced he was 'surrounded by idiots', Thomas Erikson dedicated himself to understanding how people function and why we often struggle to connect with certain types of people. It offers a simple, yet ground-breaking method for assessing the personalities of people we communicate with based on four personality types (Red, Blue, Green and Yellow) and provides insights into how we can adjust the way we speak and share information.
Call Number: HM1166 .E7413 2019
Publication Date: 2019-07-30
Talent Is Never Enough by John C. MaxwellMaxwell, the go-to guru for business professionals across the globe, insists that the choices people make-not merely the skills they inherit-propel them onto greatness. With authentic examples and time-tested wisdom, Maxwell shares thirteen attributes you need to maximize your potential and live the life of your dreams. You can have talent alone and fall short of your potential. Or you can have talent plus, and really stand out.