September 27, 2011
News & Opinion: Marshall Goldsmith at G5
Our friends at G5 Leadership are gearing up for their October 12th online event, this time featuring Marshall Goldsmith and his fantastic book, Mojo. Here are some of the things you’ll learn from this workshop: • Learn the 5 factors of optimum personal performance. • Know the 3 core elements that effect self-confidence. • Understand hidden habits the undermine your success. • Know the questions that determine if you're on the right path. Click here to take part.
NEWS & OPINION: Our 2010 Retrospective
By Sally Haldorson, published December 30, 2010, at 10:15 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
2010 was, for 800-CEO-READ, a year of stability, growth and redesign. Not everyone nor every company is so lucky as to say the same about the past year, but after the chaos, both internally and externally, of 2008-09, we count ourselves lucky that we close the year in a celebratory mood. Some highlights and happenings from 2010: January: We celebrated the winners of the annual 800-CEO-READ business book awards and other industry folks at a party in NYC.
NEWS & OPINION: Marshall Goldsmith's MOJO
By 800-CEO-READ, published March 30, 2010, at 9:40 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
Marshall Goldsmith brought his MOJO to Milwaukee today for our LeaveSmarter series, and I think he really woke the audience up in a way most business speakers just don't. Our sponsors for these events always send us a list of attendees with seating arrangements ahead of time. The first thing Marshall did was rearrange that preordained seating, having everybody get up and sit next to somebody they didn't know.
NEWS & OPINION: The Thinkers50
By 800-CEO-READ, published November 22, 2011, at 2:41 AM – Filed under: Leadership & Strategy
Congratulations are in order for friend of the company Marshall Goldsmith, one of the really good guys in this business, on winning the 2011 Thinkers50 Leadership Award as the World’s Most-Influential Leadership Thinker. Now sponsored by the Harvard Business Review, The Thinkers50 is a decade-old, biannual global ranking of management thinkers that uses ten criteria to rank thinkers: originality of ideas; practicality of ideas; presentation style; written communication; loyalty of followers; business sense; international outlook; rigor of research; impact of ideas and the elusive guru factor. Goldsmith has all of those qualities in spades, ranked number seven on the overall Thinkers50 list and was certainly deserving of the award in Leadership he took home.
BESTSELLERS: The Bestsellers of 2010
By 800-CEO-READ, published December 30, 2010, at 8:57 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
This year saw a big development in our monthly bestseller lists, as Inc. magazine decided to partner with us to spread the word about what books businesspeople are purchasing for themselves and their teams. Thus was born the Inc.
STAFF PICKS: Ten Picks from The Globe & Mail
By 800-CEO-READ, published December 20, 2010, at 10:53 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
Harvey Schachter of The Globe and Mail has listed what he believes are The top 10 Business Reads of 2010. With a bias toward practical and immediately applicable books over "big idea" titles, this is an especially great list for managers. He chose: The Executive and the Elephant: A Leader's Guide for Building Inner Excellence by Richard Daft, Jossey-Bass The Management Mythbuster by David Axson, John Wiley & Sons Hundred Percenters: Challenge Your Employees to Give It Their All, and They'll Give You Even More by Mark Murphy, Jossey-Bass Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard by Chip Heath and Dan Heath, Broadway Drive: The Surprising Truth about What Motivates Us by Daniel Pink, Riverhead How To Hire A-Players: Finding the Top People for Your Team- Even If You Don't Have a Recruiting Department by Eric Herrenkohl, John Wiley & Sons Mojo: How to Get It, How to Keep It, How to Get It Back If You Lose It by Marshall Goldsmith, Hyperion Get Rid of the Performance Review: How Companies Can Stop Intimidating, Start Managing—And Focus on What Really Matters by Samuel Culbert with Lawrence Rout, Business Plus Smart Growth: Building an Enduring Business by Managing the Risks of Growth by Edward Hess, Columbia Business School Good Boss, Bad Boss: How to Be the Best.