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Jack Covert Selects - The Big Red Fez

By 800-CEO-READ, published January 4, 2002, at 8:24 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

The Big Red Fez: How to Make any Web Site Better by Seth Godin, Simon & Schuster, 112 Pages, $11. 00 Paperback, January 2001, ISBN 0743227905 Dont let the title confuse you: The Big Red Fez is not about the Schriners, or, more appropriately for Milwaukee (the setting for Happy Days), Mr. Cs Grand Poobah hat.

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Jack Covert Selects - How Much is Enough?

By 800-CEO-READ, published January 3, 2002, at 8:33 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

How Much is Enough? Harness the Power of Your Money StoryAnd Change Your Life by Pamela York Klainer, Basic Books, 180 Pages, $26. 00 Hardcover, January 2002, ISBN 0465037488 Ive spent almost 19 years reading mainly about financially successful people.

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Jack Covert Selects - Beyond e

By 800-CEO-READ, published December 25, 2001, at 8:14 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Beyond e: 12 Ways Technology is Transforming Sales and Marketing Strategy by Stephen G. Diorio, McGraw Hill, 320 Pages, $29. 95 Hardcover, November 2001, ISBN 0071376496 Beyond e is written for you sales and marketing folks looking for new ways to use technology to grow your business.

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Jack Covert Selects - The Startup Garden

By 800-CEO-READ, published November 24, 2001, at 8:10 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

The Startup Garden: How Growing a Business Grows You by Tom Ehrenfeld, McGraw Hill Publishers, 220 Pages, $18. 95 Paperback, November 2001, ISBN 0071368248 I must start this off with the disclaimer that I havent made a habit of reading Entrepreneurial/Small Business books for JCS reviews because I assumed that most of youmy customerswerent really interested in small business books. In my desire to know my clients better, I have been connecting with some of you, and found out that inclusion of this type of book would really be appreciated.

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Jack Covert Selects - Hoover's Vision

By 800-CEO-READ, published November 23, 2001, at 8:05 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Hoovers Vision: Original Thinking for Business Success By Gary Hoover, Texere Pub. 270 Pages, $26. 95 Hardcover, October 2001, ISBN 1587990598 When I inaugurated Jack Covert Selects, I wanted to be the filter you could trust to separate the wheat from the chaff in the business book world.

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Jack Covert Selects - Winning in FastTime

By 800-CEO-READ, published November 23, 2001, at 8:02 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Winning in FastTime: Harness the Competitive Advantage of Prometheus in Business and Life by John A. Warden III & Leland A. Russell, Venturist Publishing, 220 Pages, $24.

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Jack Covert Selects - The Contrarian's Guide to Leadership

By 800-CEO-READ, published November 22, 2001, at 7:57 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

The Contrarians Guide to Leadership: by Steven B. Sample; Jossey-Bass; 192 pages; $24. 00 Hardcover; October 15, 2001; 0787955876 When I picked up this book, I thought, Hmm.

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Jack Covert Selects - The Most Effective Organization

By 800-CEO-READ, published November 22, 2001, at 7:55 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

The Most Effective Organization in the U. S. : Leadership Secrets of the Salvation Army by Robert A.

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Jack Covert Selects - Red Zone Management

By 800-CEO-READ, published November 1, 2001, at 7:45 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Red Zone Management: Changing the Rules for Pivotal Times by Dutch Holland, Dearborn Trade Publishing, 240 Pages, $25. 00 Hardcover, October 2001, ISBN 0793142466 Weve all heard sports analogies used (and overused) in a business context. The balls in your court; three strikes and youre out; batting a thousand, even Punt!

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Jack Covert Selects - Good to Great

By 800-CEO-READ, published October 22, 2001, at 6:50 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the LeapAnd Others Dont by Jim Collins, HarperBusiness, 400 Pages, $30. 00 Hardcover, October 2001, ISBN 0066620996 Seven years ago, Jerry Porras and Jim Collins published the bestselling classic, Built to Last, which demolished a couple of deeply entrenched myths like this one: great companies start with a great product and/or a great leader. After completing that book, Jim Collins was nagged by the lingering question that he had been pondering since before Built to Last: are there any mediocre companies that became great?

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Jack Covert Selects - The Agenda

By 800-CEO-READ, published October 19, 2001, at 6:53 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

The Agenda: What Every Business Must Do to Dominate the Decade by Michael Hammer, Crown Business, 250 Pages, $27. 50 Hardcover, October 2001, ISBN 0609609661 Michael Hammers biggest book, written alongside Jim Champy, was called Reengineering the Corporation, one of the best-selling business books of the 90s. Hammer has written other books since, but this one, The Agenda, is by far the best thing he has done in 10 years.

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Jack Covert Selects - Getting the Bugs Out

By 800-CEO-READ, published October 9, 2001, at 6:49 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Getting the Bugs Out: The Rise, Fall, and Comeback of Volkswagen in America by David Kiley, John Wiley and Sons, 280 Pages, $27. 95 Hardcover, November 2001, ISBN 0471403938 Before discussing this book, I must make a confession. In fact, I need to make two confessions.