Corporate Superpower: Cultivating A Winning Culture For Your Business by Oleg Kanovalov

“Culture reveals the true nature of an organization, whether it is a positive one which encourages people to perform at their best, or a negative one, destructive towards their efforts and desires.” Continue reading “Corporate Superpower: Cultivating A Winning Culture For Your Business by Oleg Kanovalov”

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Don’t by Bob Selden

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ebq4stDon’t offers readers a fascinating look at the way words impact our behavior, as well as the behavior of those around us.

Utilizing numerous studies and research findings, Bob Selden delves deeply into the reasons why the words we choose matter, and how simply re-shaping statements from negatives to positives can make a world of difference in communication and leadership abilities.

Full of real-life examples and practical exercises to help hone your skills, Don’t explains which words to use, which to avoid, and the correct way to use words to diffuse conflict in difficult situations -all the while helping readers develop a more positive outlook through using more positive language.

Don’t is a fascinating book that will inspire you to take a deeper look at how you communicate -revealing just how impactful words can be, and how changing our words can actually change how we think and interact with others.
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The Conscious Leader: Nine Principles and Practices to Create a Wide-Awake and Productive Workplace by Shelley Reciniello

Corporate psychologist Shelley Reciniello reveals the top nine most important psychological issues that undermine companies and leadership today.

What are the most common causes behind failed leadership?

What hinders talented employees from reaching their fullest potential?

More often than not, the root cause behind these issues exists beneath the surface as individual underlying psychological issues that “unconsciously” lead to problems in the company.

The Conscious Leader offers a fascinating look into the psychology of good (as well as bad) leadership. Shelley Reciniello examines these issues with a Freudian approach, sharing unique insight and experiences from her career as a Corporate Psychologist through amusing anecdotes and real-life examples.
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Managing For Success: Practical Advice For Managers by Steven R. Smith

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In this self-help guide for managers, author Steven R. Smith, R.PH, M.S., equips the reader with practical advice for successful managing in any industry.

Statistics show that 40% of new managers fail, while many of the remaining 60% are performing below expectations, mainly due to lack of training and proper understanding of managerial obligations.

Based on 42 years of experience, Smith explores the proven ideas and techniques that he has used to achieve successful management. Each chapter looks at the different responsibilities and aspects of management, from the hiring and training process, to goal-setting and planning, to creating a more positive workplace environment. He also discusses time management including common time wasters,  managing the work environment, motivational factors for employees, and exactly what a manager should and should not delegate. Continue reading “Managing For Success: Practical Advice For Managers by Steven R. Smith”

Review of I’ve Got Your Back: A Leadership Parable by James C. Galvin

Are you a victim of followership abuse? Many people who try to follow the teachings of the Bible to “obey your leaders, and accept their authority” end up being taken advantage of and treated with disrespect. Why is that? Is it God’s will for us to fall under the tyranny of poor leadership? James C. Galvin addresses this very issue in his book, I’ve Got Your Back Continue reading “Review of I’ve Got Your Back: A Leadership Parable by James C. Galvin”