October 24, 2008
News & Opinion: Learning from Neil Young
Stew Friedman, over at the Harvard Business Publishing Blog, shares leadership lessons he gained from Neil Young's music. Stew's the author of Total Leadership.
NEWS & OPINION: In the Books - Off to the Printers VII
By 800-CEO-READ, published January 7, 2010, at 10:15 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
In today's installment of past articles from In the Books, we have something from Robert Morris—an independent management consultant and one of the most knowledgeable business book reviewers in the country. In the essay below, he discusses the best leadership books of 2008. ◊◊◊◊◊◊◊◊◊◊◊◊◊◊◊◊◊◊ Real-World Lessons in Leadership BY ROBERT MORRIS The authors of the best leadership books published in 2008 draw heavily upon a wealth of real-world information, both their own and others’, notably corporate executives and leaders in other fields.
NEWS & OPINION: The 2008 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards - Personal Development
By 800-CEO-READ, published December 8, 2008, at 3:18 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
The books on our 2008 shortlist for the Personal Development Category are: Ask for It: How Women Can Use the Power of Negotiation to Get What They Really Want by Linda Babcock & Sara Laschever (Bantam, February 2008) In this sequel to Women Don't Ask, which shared surprising evidence that women are often unknowingly complicit in their lack of career opportunities because they do not ask for raises, bonuses and other advantages that men do, Babcock and Laschever offer a practical guide for improving your asking skills. Populated with personal stories and how-to advice, Ask for It will be useful to help you (any person of any gender) get what you want. Total Leadership: Be a Better Leader, Have a Richer Life by Stewart D.
JACK COVERT SELECTS: Jack Covert Selects - Leading the Life You Want
By Sally Haldorson, published October 27, 2014, at 10:44 PM – Filed under: Personal Development & Human Behavior
Refuting the concept of work/life balance, Leading the Life You Want instead explains that whatever balance we wish to achieve will always ebb and flow.