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Jack Covert Selects - Use What You've Got

By 800-CEO-READ, published March 23, 2003, at 4:33 PM in Jack Covert Selects

Use What Youve Got: and Other Business Lessons I Learned from My Mom by Barbara Corcoran and Bruce Littlefield, Portfolio, February 2003, 250 Pages, $24. 95 Hardcover, ISBN 1591840023 What makes a good business book? It really isnt that hard.

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Jack Covert Selects - Presenting to Win

By 800-CEO-READ, published March 15, 2003, at 4:32 PM in Jack Covert Selects

Presenting to Win: The Art of Telling Your Story by Jerry Weissman, Financial Times Prentice Hall, 304 Pages, $24. 95 Hardcover, ISBN 0130464139 With all the focus put on high-tech communication gadgets and complex strategic techniques, its easy to forget about the fundamental basics of communication. This book, by Jerry Weissman, the presentation coach for the CISCO IPO and others, brings us back to focus on what is really important: communicating ideas clearly and effectively.

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Jack Covert Selects - Bringing Out the Best in Others!

By 800-CEO-READ, published March 5, 2003, at 4:30 PM in Jack Covert Selects

Bringing Out The Best in Others! : 3 Keys for Business Leaders, Educators, Coaches and Parents by Thomas K. Connellan, Bard Books, 190 Pages, $19.

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Jack Covert Selects - The Trusted Leader

By 800-CEO-READ, published February 23, 2003, at 4:27 PM in Jack Covert Selects

The Trusted Leader: Bring Out the Best in Your People and Your Company by Robert Galford and Anne Seibold Drepeau, The Free Press, $25. 00 Hardcover, January 2003, ISBN 0743235398, 260 pages Robert Galford, David Maister and Charles Green together wrote last years bestselling The Trusted Advisor. This year, Galford returns with co-author Anne Seibold Drapeau with an extremely well-written book about trust in respect to leadership.

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Jack Covert Selects - The Cure

By 800-CEO-READ, published February 20, 2003, at 4:25 PM in Jack Covert Selects

The Cure: Enterprise Medicine at Work, by Dan Paul & Jeff Cox, John Wiley & Sons, $24. 95 Hardcover, January 2003, ISBN 0471268305, 350 pages At the end of the last decade, I decided to compile a list of The Bestselling Business Books of the 1990s. I was surprised to find that the same guy wrote #1, The Goal, and #2, Zapp!

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Jack Covert Selects - Stuff Happens

By 800-CEO-READ, published February 19, 2003, at 4:22 PM in Jack Covert Selects

Stuff Happens (And Then You Fix It! ): 9 Reality Rules to Steer Your Life Back in the Right Direction, by John Alston and Lloyd Thaxton, John Wiley and Sons, $19. 95 Hardcover, February 2003, ISBN 0471273600, 120 pages When you have a book with this kind of title you can be assured that youre not dealing with chaos theory as applied to management.

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Jack Covert Selects - Perfect Enough

By 800-CEO-READ, published February 10, 2003, at 4:19 PM in Jack Covert Selects

Perfect Enough: Carly Fiorina and the Reinvention of Hewlett-Packard, by George Anders, Portfolio, $24. 95 Hardcover, January 2003, ISBN 1591840031, 288 pages Hewlett-Packard grew up as an old-school, old fashioned family business with strong values and integrity. So much so that their value as a tech company was compromised at timesproducts had to be perfect before they could be shipped out of the plant.

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Jack Covert Selects - Making Rain

By 800-CEO-READ, published February 6, 2003, at 4:17 PM in Jack Covert Selects

Making Rain: The Secrets of Building Lifelong Client Loyalty, by Andrew Sobel, John Wiley & Sons, $27. 95 Hardcover, January 2003, ISBN 0471264598, 240 pages The book Clients for Life, which Andrew Sobel co-wrote with Jagdish Sheth has been an 800-CEO-READ bestseller ever since it came out two years ago. Now, Sobel is on his own and brings us Making Rain.

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Jack Covert Selects - What Should I Do With My Life?

By 800-CEO-READ, published January 23, 2003, at 4:14 PM in Jack Covert Selects

http://800ceoread. com/products/? ISBN=0375507493What Should I Do with My Life?

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Jack Covert Selects - Intuition at Work

By 800-CEO-READ, published January 4, 2003, at 4:12 PM in Jack Covert Selects

Intuition at Work: Why Developing Your Gut Instincts will make you Better at What You Do by Gary Klein, Ph. D. , Currency/Doubleday, 320 Pages, $26.

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Jack Covert Selects - Best Business Crime Writing of the Year

By 800-CEO-READ, published December 5, 2002, at 11:08 PM in Jack Covert Selects

Best Business Crime Writing of the Year edited by James Surowiecki; Random House; 250 Pages; $12. 00; Paperback; November 2002, 1400033713 The fact that this anthology exists speaks volumes about the state of our economy as well as the state of our society. How is it that there is so much corporate crime, and the reporting of, to not only warrant a Best of volume?

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Jack Covert Selects - Hire With Your Head

By 800-CEO-READ, published November 29, 2002, at 11:06 PM in Jack Covert Selects

Hire with Your Head: Using POWER Hiring to Build Great Companies by Lou Adler; John Wiley & Sons; Pages 334; $29. 95; Hardcover; November 2002; 0471223298 If Impending Crisis helps you and your company identify how close you are to a hiring crisis and how to strategize a plan of attack, Hire with Your Head, now in a revised 2nd edition, will show you how to source, attract and select those hard-to-find best people. Adler advises us to take a systematic approach based on reason, not instinct, gut reaction, deadlines or impulsiveness (which, come on and admit, lots of companies, probably even yours, have done).