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Follow My Leader
  • Author : James B. Garfield
  • Publisher : Puffin Books
  • Pages : 196
  • ISBN : 0140364854
  • Reader Reviews : 11
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • A heartwarming story about a boy and his guide dog, for fans of Where the Red Fern Grows and Because of Winn-Dixie. After Jimmy is blinded in an accident with a firecracker, he has to relearn all the things he used to know - how to get dressed, how to find his way around the house, even how to eat. With the help of a determined therapist, he learns to read Braille and use a cane. Then he's given the chance to have a guide dog. Learning to work with Leader is not easy, but Jimmy tries harder than he ever has before. Can Leader really give him the ability and the confidence he needs?

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    Follow the Leader
  • Author : Emmanuel Gobillot
  • Publisher : Kogan Page Publishers
  • Pages : 216
  • ISBN : 9780749469061
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  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • Most leadership models start with trying to identify what great leaders do. In Follow the Leader, global speaker, consultant and leadership expert Emmanuel Gobillot answers a much more fundamental question to anyone wanting to become a great leader: 'what do great followers want?'. In this fast-paced and well-researched book, he identifies the key elements of leadership success and the proven pathways to developing the charisma we all seek in the leaders who truly inspire and motivate us. He breaks down the all-important 'charisma' into eight critical elements, explaining how each component works and offering practical development steps for each. Getting these steps right will transform good leaders into magnets for great followers, harnessing an unstoppable power for business achievement.

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    Follow the Leader!
  • Author : Emma Chichester Clark
  • Publisher : Margaret K McElderry
  • Pages : 32
  • ISBN : PSU:000051398026
  • Reader Reviews : 3
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • A boy and his animal friends play a game of follow the leader until a tiger shows up and wants to play too.

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    Trust Is Everything
  • Author : Aneil K. Mishra,Karen E. Mishra
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Pages : 254
  • ISBN : 9780615199108
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  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • This is a book for anyone who wants to be a more effective leader or manager by building trust with others.

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    Real Leaders Don't Follow
  • Author : Steve Tobak
  • Publisher : Entrepreneur Press
  • Pages : 280
  • ISBN : 9781613083208
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  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • Leaders Lead. Followers Follow. You Can't Do Both. Acknowledging the great irony that most of today's inspiring entrepreneurs are following the crowd instead of doing what innovative leaders like Richard Branson, Mark Zuckerberg, and Elon Musk did to become successful, Silicon Valley management consultant Steve Tobak delivers some truth: Nobody ever made it big by doing what everyone else is doing. Drawing upon decades of personal experience with hundreds of accomplished entrepreneurs, CEOs, and venture capitalists, Tobak provides a unique perspective on today's technology revolution, exposes popular myths that masquerade as common wisdom and shows you what it takes to become a successful entrepreneur and an exceptional business leaders in today's highly competitive world.

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    Follow the Leader?
  • Author : Gabriel S. Lenz
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN : 9780226472157
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  • Genre : Political Science
  • In a democracy, we generally assume that voters know the policies they prefer and elect like-minded officials who are responsible for carrying them out. We also assume that voters consider candidates' competence, honesty, and other performance-related traits. But does this actually happen? Do voters consider candidates’ policy positions when deciding for whom to vote? And how do politicians’ performances in office factor into the voting decision? In Follow the Leader?, Gabriel S. Lenz sheds light on these central questions of democratic thought. Lenz looks at citizens’ views of candidates both before and after periods of political upheaval, including campaigns, wars, natural disasters, and episodes of economic boom and bust. Noting important shifts in voters’ knowledge and preferences as a result of these events, he finds that, while citizens do assess politicians based on their performance, their policy positions actually matter much less. Even when a policy issue becomes highly prominent, voters rarely shift their votes to the politician whose position best agrees with their own. In fact, Lenz shows, the reverse often takes place: citizens first pick a politician and then adopt that politician’s policy views. In other words, they follow the leader. Based on data drawn from multiple countries, Follow the Leader? is the most definitive treatment to date of when and why policy and performance matter at the voting booth, and it will break new ground in the debates about democracy.

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    We the Leader: Build a Team of Equals Who All Lead AND Follow to Drive Creativity and Innovation
  • Author : Dr Jeffrey Spahn
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Education
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN : 1260474976
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  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • We the Leader represents a seismic shift in the evolution of leadership theory and practice. By implementing this innovative practice built on diversity, equity, inclusion, any organization can drive consistent winning results with ingenuity and speed. Leadership is collective art. That’s the guiding principle behind Jeffrey Spahn’s approach to creating sustained innovation within organizations. Spahn has guided myriad companies toward a more solid leadership foundation, and in this eye-opening guide, he shares his most powerful wisdom and shows you how to apply it to your own business. Moving beyond the traditional model of top-down leadership, Spahn has created a foundation for an organizational culture that benefits from collective energy, curious conviction, and solid, actionable goals. You’ll find enlightening guidance on such principles as: Collective flow—being driven by an energy beyond the limits of individuals Panarchy—navigating the emerging terrain of collective leadership Simultaneity—accessing collective flow by leading and following in the same action Consilience—embracing opposing viewpoints as an opportunity to make a difference through differences Filled with case studies of Spahn’s work with industry-leading companies and an effective decision-making process rooted in these principles, We the Leader represents the next step in the evolution of leadership—a fresh-eyed new way forward for your organization.

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    Follow My Leader
  • Author : John Hughes
  • Publisher : Austin Macauley
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN : 1787105393
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  • Genre : Humor
  • FOLLOW MY LEADERHIM? ALIVE AND WELL AND LIVING IN REIGATE IN 1951? SURELY NOT . . . Rowena Furse and Erika von Tirpitz are unlikely friends. Rowena loves gardening and opera - Erika loves gin and men. Despite their differing lifestyles, they have something in common - Mr Morell, an elderly German refugee they have taken under their wing. One afternoon, led astray by Erika, the usually teetotal Mr Morell drinks some gin and, whilst under the influence, makes an astonishing confession. The revelation sparks a chain of bizarre events - mistaken identity, mayhem at Reigate carnival, and even murder. The trail stretches from leafy Surrey to the Canary Islands and back. Is Morell's claim genuine, or is he, in Erika's words, just 'plain bonkers'? Ben Grimshaw, cub reporter on the Surrey Mirror, tries to fathom it all out. But it takes his Fleet Street journalist brother, Storm, to unravel the truth. Ultimately, all roads lead to the old fort on top of Reigate Hill.

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    Quarterly Essay 71 Follow the Leader
  • Author : Laura Tingle
  • Publisher : Black Inc.
  • Pages : 144
  • ISBN : 9781743820599
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  • Genre : Political Science
  • What is true political leadership, and how do we get it? What qualities should we wish for in our leaders? And why is it killing season for prime ministers? In this wise and timely essay, Laura Tingle argues that democratic leaders build a consensus for change, rather than bludgeon the system or turn politics into a popularity contest. They mobilise and guide, more than impose a vision. Tingle offers acute portraits – profiles in courage and cunning – of leaders ranging from Merkel and Howard to Macron and Obama. She discusses the rise of the strongman, including Donald Trump, for whom there is no map, only sentiment and power. And she analyses what has gone wrong with politics in Australia, arguing that successful leaders know what they want to do, and create the space and time to do it. After the Liberal Party’s recent episode of political madness, where does this leave the nation’s new prime minister, Scott Morrison? “The Liberal Party has been ripped apart and our polity is the worse off for having one of its major political parties rendered largely ungovernable ... Malcolm Turnbull’s fate came down to a series of judgements made not just by him, but by his colleagues, who spent much of his prime ministership failing to follow the leader and also failing in their own collective responsibility for leadership.” —Laura Tingle, Follow the Leader

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    The Easy to Follow Leader
  • Author : Kris Mailepors
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 176
  • ISBN : 1612061664
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  • Genre : Books
  • Thrive in the Chaos of Modern Leadership Better leaders create better results. How do you become a better leader-an easy-to-follow leader? It's simpler than you think. Learn how to cut through the noise and the myths surrounding current leadership development trends to focus on what's always been at the heart of leadership: who you are and what you stand for-your values, your character. People follow values, not skills or expertise. And once you've learned what your values are and openly wear them in your environment, leading becomes effortless. You connect with your people and find common ground by simply telling them what's important to you. And more-your values create the culture where you want to live and work. Values are the rules of the culture. Communicating your values makes you easy to follow.

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    Don't Follow Me
  • Author : Dave Dungan
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Pages : 146
  • ISBN : 1461153751
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  • Genre : Self-Help
  • A leader is more than someone who is in charge. A true leader is someone who understands how important it is to empower others. One of the greatest privileges you can have is the opportunity to be the leader of leaders. There are plenty of bosses but very few true leaders. What of success? I have come up with three truths about success. The first is that it is never a constant, second it is relative and third it is circumstantial. As to its lack of consistency, success may be held one moment and taken away the next. Success is relative to a focus. You may be great at business but fail as a husband/wife, father/mother or friend. And not everyone holds success to the same standard. In any set of circumstances you may be a huge winner in their eyes or you may be a loser. In this book you will find truths about leadership that make it more than a rung on a ladder and much more than a position. Not everyone was designed to be a leader and that is not a bad thing. But if you feel that you are a true leader then you will want to equip yourself with every tool available so that you may be where you are supposed to be when destiny shows up. The choice is yours, lead on.

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    Follow the Leader
  • Author : John Logue
  • Publisher : Quid Pro Books
  • Pages : 215
  • ISBN : 9781610271905
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Murder mystery and suspense novel set in the toney world of professional golf, from a master storyteller of sports and suspense. A Morris and Sullivan Mystery originally published by Crown Publishing and Ballantine Books, now available in quality ebook formats. Finalist in the Edgar Awards for best first novel. AP writer John Morris sets out to solve the mysterious suicide and disappearance of U.S. Open celebrities. This books was the finalist in the Edgar Awards for best new novel.

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    The 21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader
  • Author : John C. Maxwell
  • Publisher : HarperCollins Leadership
  • Pages : 177
  • ISBN : 9781418508234
  • Reader Reviews : 9
  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • Leaders are always looking for an edge. That often sends many of them looking for the next big thing. Although leadership approaches and trendy management fads come and go, what remains the same? The qualities of a leader. Internationally-recognized leadership expert, speaker, and author John C. Maxwell touches on the process of developing the art of leadership by giving the reader practical tools and insights into developing the qualities found in great leaders. As the authority on leadership today, Maxwell shares his innovative yet timeless principles on how to effectively lead others has impacted the lives of thousands of business leaders. In The 21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader, Maxwell expands on the qualities every leaders needs to be successful such as: Character – be a piece of the rock Charisma – the first impression can seal the deal Communication – without it, you travel alone Commitment – it separates doers from dreamers Competence – if you build it, they will come Everything rises and falls on leadership, and leadership truly develops from the inside out. If you can become the leader you ought to be on the inside, you will become the leader you want to be on the outside. The 21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader will show you that when you develop these qualities, people will want to follow you. When that happens, you’ll be able to tackle anything in the world.

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    The Heart of Leadership
  • Author : Mark Miller
  • Publisher : Berrett-Koehler Publishers
  • Pages : 168
  • ISBN : 9781609949624
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  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • Are you the type of leader people want to follow? You can be—but first, you've got to understand what sets great leaders apart from all the rest. Certainly, leaders need people skills, execution skills, a deep knowledge of industry trends, the ability to articulate a vision, and more—they must be competent—but that's just the tip of the iceberg. What's below the waterline? What's deep inside the best leaders that makes them different? Mark Miller contends it is their leadership character. In his latest enlightening and entertaining business fable, he describes the five unique character traits exhibited by exceptional leaders and how to cultivate them. The Heart of Leadership begins with young and ambitious Blake Brown being passed over for a desperately wanted promotion, despite an outstanding individual performance. Confused and frustrated, he turns to his former mentor, Debbie Brewster. Rather than attempting to solve Blake's problem for him, she sends him on a quest to meet with five of his late father's colleagues, each of whom holds a piece of the puzzle he's trying to solve. As Blake puts the pieces together, he discovers that in the final analysis, a lack of skills isn't what holds most leaders back; skills are too easy to learn. Without demonstrated leadership character, however, a skill set will never be enough. Most often, when leaders fail to reach their full potential, it is an issue of the heart. This is Blake's ultimate revelation. This book shows us that leadership needn't be the purview of the few—it is within reach for millions around the world. The Heart of Leadership is a road map for every person who desires to make a difference in the lives of others and become a leader people want to follow.

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    Follow the Leader
  • Author : Mel Sherratt
  • Publisher : Thomas & Mercer
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN : 1477821856
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • A man's body is found on a canal towpath. In his pocket, a magnetic letter in the shape of an E. Days later, a second victim is found, this time with the letter V tucked into her clothing. As the body count rises, the eerie, childlike clues point to a pattern that sends DS Allie Shenton and her colleagues into full alert. The race is on. Allie and the team must work quickly to determine where the killer will strike next. The rules are simple but deadly--to catch the killer, they must follow the leader. From the acclaimed author of Taunting the Dead comes a flesh-creeping tale of a child's game with a terrifying, grown-up twist. This is the second book in the DS Allie Shenton series but can be enjoyed as a stand-alone story.

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    The Leader in You
  • Author : Dale Carnegie,General Press
  • Publisher : GENERAL PRESS
  • Pages : 270
  • ISBN : 9789354993558
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  • Genre : Self-Help
  • First published in 1993, ‘The Leader in You’ by Dale Carnegie, an American writer and lecturer, and the developer of courses in self-improvement, salesmanship, corporate training, public speaking, and interpersonal skills. This book is developed from the demonstrated Dale Carnegie Leadership Success Model and Dale Carnegie’s Human Relationships Principles to assist you to comprehend means and methods to manage expected leadership challenges and redirect your perspective and demeanor to evolve into a more optimistic and confident role model leader. This presents beneficial guidance, techniques, and real-life models from top leaders around the world that will coach you to be a more influential leader who encourages success in your team. This book will enable you to dig your unsuspected strength and become a winner leader.

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    Follow the Leader
  • Author : Erica Silverman,G. Brian Karas
  • Publisher : Farrar, Straus & Giroux (BYR)
  • Pages : 32
  • ISBN : 0374324239
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  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • A boy guides his younger brother through a game of follow the leader--until the little one insists on reversing roles.

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    The Lens of Leadership
  • Author : Cory Bouck
  • Publisher : Aviva Pub
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 1935586890
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  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • This book discusses a leader's ultimate accountability for results. Focusing on accountability magnifies personal performance, improves an organization's results, and accelerates career progression. Topics include: developing an accountability mindset that consistently examines results; earning a reputation for strong leadership at every level through "followship"; acting as both a leader and a follower at the same time throughout one's career; developing all of the must-have tools for the leadership toolbox; and increasing impact, developing more bench strength, and building a high performance team by learning to serve, build, and inspire others. The book is of value to experienced leaders with broad responsibilites, early leaders who want to get ahead faster, or aspiring future leaders who want to expand their influence. --

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    The 5 Levels of Leadership
  • Author : John C. Maxwell
  • Publisher : Center Street
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN : 9781455507511
  • Reader Reviews : 8
  • Genre : Religion
  • Use this helpful book to learn about the leadership tools to fuel success, grow your team, and become the visionary you were meant to be. True leadership isn't a matter of having a certain job or title. In fact, being chosen for a position is only the first of the five levels every effective leader achieves. To become more than "the boss" people follow only because they are required to, you have to master the ability to invest in people and inspire them. To grow further in your role, you must achieve results and build a team that produces. You need to help people to develop their skills to become leaders in their own right. And if you have the skill and dedication, you can reach the pinnacle of leadership—where experience will allow you to extend your influence beyond your immediate reach and time for the benefit of others. The 5 Levels of Leadership are: 1. Position—People follow because they have to. 2. Permission—People follow because they want to. 3. Production—People follow because of what you have done for the organization. 4. People Development—People follow because of what you have done for them personally. 5. Pinnacle—People follow because of who you are and what you represent. Through humor, in-depth insight, and examples, internationally recognized leadership expert John C. Maxwell describes each of these stages of leadership. He shows you how to master each level and rise up to the next to become a more influential, respected, and successful leader.

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    Strengths Based Leadership
  • Author : Gallup,Tom Rath,Barry Conchie
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN : 9781595620255
  • Reader Reviews : 7
  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • Two leadership consultants identify three keys to being a more effective leader: knowing your strengths and investing in others' strengths, getting people with the right strengths on your team, and understanding and meeting the four basic needs of those who look to you for leadership.

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    Leaders Eat Last
  • Author : Simon Sinek
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN : 9781101623039
  • Reader Reviews : 11
  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • The New York Times bestseller by the acclaimed, bestselling author of Start With Why and Together is Better. Now with an expanded chapter and appendix on leading millennials, based on Simon Sinek's viral video "Millenials in the workplace" (150+ million views). Imagine a world where almost everyone wakes up inspired to go to work, feels trusted and valued during the day, then returns home feeling fulfilled. This is not a crazy, idealized notion. Today, in many successful organizations, great leaders create environments in which people naturally work together to do remarkable things. In his work with organizations around the world, Simon Sinek noticed that some teams trust each other so deeply that they would literally put their lives on the line for each other. Other teams, no matter what incentives are offered, are doomed to infighting, fragmentation and failure. Why? The answer became clear during a conversation with a Marine Corps general. "Officers eat last," he said. Sinek watched as the most junior Marines ate first while the most senior Marines took their place at the back of the line. What's symbolic in the chow hall is deadly serious on the battlefield: Great leaders sacrifice their own comfort--even their own survival--for the good of those in their care. Too many workplaces are driven by cynicism, paranoia, and self-interest. But the best ones foster trust and cooperation because their leaders build what Sinek calls a "Circle of Safety" that separates the security inside the team from the challenges outside. Sinek illustrates his ideas with fascinating true stories that range from the military to big business, from government to investment banking.

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    Lead and Follow
  • Author : Sharna Fabiano
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN : 1646632796
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  • Genre : Books
  • We understand the importance of great leadership, but what about its counterpart-great followership? Lead & Follow reveals the overlooked strength and subtlety of the follower's role through the striking metaphor of tango, a dance of one leader and one follower. Learning to follow well can give employees a deep sense of purpose, bring out the best in managers and supervisors, and accelerate creative innovation. When paired with familiar aspects of leadership, skillful followership can help teams synchronize quickly and produce superior results. In her three-part coaching model, dancer Sharna Fabiano demonstrates how to bring the powerful and complementary leader/follower principles of tango into the workplace. An abundance of practical strategies and self-inquiry exercises will help professionals, educators, and teams collaborate more successfully.

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    Best Boss Ever
  • Author : Don Frericks
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 80
  • ISBN : 1733642315
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  • Genre : Books
  • You know you have hit your stride as an outstanding leader when your life suddenly becomes not just better, but also easier. When you discover your authentic leadership style, a whole new world opens up to you, filled with more: more growth and profit, more personal success and happiness. The key? Stop trying to be someone you are not. Stop trying to cover up the things that you don't do well and allow yourself to be vulnerable. Though it may seem paradoxical, the less you focus on indiscriminate perfection and the more you relax and lean into your true strengths, the faster you will find your most effective personal leadership style.Outstanding leadership doesn't happen because we develop more power and control. It happens because we let go and allow ourselves, and those around us, to be our personal bests. We each bring our unique strengths to the game, and it makes the team better overall because everyone is playing to their strengths. To an outstanding leader, the responsibility to lead others becomes an honor and a privilege to build and hone the best team possible. The results are incredible: more goals and objectives accomplished, more growth and profit, more engagement, more happiness, and more success. And don't forget: success begets success and leading a team that is winning is a lot more fun than leading a team that is always struggling or failing.The outstanding leader enjoys:¿Less stress and more freedom from anxiety about "not being good enough" as a leader¿Less frustration about what their team members are not doing¿More certainty about what their team members will do to accomplish goals and objectives¿More influence based on authentic and vulnerable relationships You, too, can live a better, more fulfilling, and happier life as an outstanding leader. This book will show you how to get there.

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    The Citizen Leader
  • Author : Peter Alduino
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 252
  • ISBN : 0983568308
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  • Genre : Self-Help
  • Alduino challenges people at all stages of personal and professional life to deepen their commitment to being authentic and courageous so they can say with conviction: "I am a person I'd want to follow."

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    Start with Why
  • Author : Simon Sinek
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 258
  • ISBN : 9781591846444
  • Reader Reviews : 24
  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • The inspirational bestseller that ignited a movement and asked us to find our WHY Discover the book that is captivating millions on TikTok and that served as the basis for one of the most popular TED Talks of all time—with more than 56 million views and counting. Over a decade ago, Simon Sinek started a movement that inspired millions to demand purpose at work, to ask what was the WHY of their organization. Since then, millions have been touched by the power of his ideas, and these ideas remain as relevant and timely as ever. START WITH WHY asks (and answers) the questions: why are some people and organizations more innovative, more influential, and more profitable than others? Why do some command greater loyalty from customers and employees alike? Even among the successful, why are so few able to repeat their success over and over? People like Martin Luther King Jr., Steve Jobs, and the Wright Brothers had little in common, but they all started with WHY. They realized that people won't truly buy into a product, service, movement, or idea until they understand the WHY behind it. START WITH WHY shows that the leaders who have had the greatest influence in the world all think, act and communicate the same way—and it's the opposite of what everyone else does. Sinek calls this powerful idea The Golden Circle, and it provides a framework upon which organizations can be built, movements can be led, and people can be inspired. And it all starts with WHY.

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    Station Eleven
  • Author : Emily St. John Mandel
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Pages : 344
  • ISBN : 9780385353311
  • Reader Reviews : 345
  • Genre : Fiction
  • NATIONAL BESTSELLER • NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST • A PEN/FAULKNER AWARD FINALIST • Set in the eerie days of civilization’s collapse—the spellbinding story of a Hollywood star, his would-be savior, and a nomadic group of actors roaming the scattered outposts of the Great Lakes region, risking everything for art and humanity. • Now an original series on HBO Max. • Over one million copies sold! Kirsten Raymonde will never forget the night Arthur Leander, the famous Hollywood actor, had a heart attack on stage during a production of King Lear. That was the night when a devastating flu pandemic arrived in the city, and within weeks, civilization as we know it came to an end. Twenty years later, Kirsten moves between the settlements of the altered world with a small troupe of actors and musicians. They call themselves The Traveling Symphony, and they have dedicated themselves to keeping the remnants of art and humanity alive. But when they arrive in St. Deborah by the Water, they encounter a violent prophet who will threaten the tiny band’s existence. And as the story takes off, moving back and forth in time, and vividly depicting life before and after the pandemic, the strange twist of fate that connects them all will be revealed. Look for Emily St. John Mandel’s bestselling new novel, Sea of Tranquility!

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    Bandit Algorithms
  • Author : Tor Lattimore,Csaba Szepesvári
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Pages : 537
  • ISBN : 9781108486828
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  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • A comprehensive and rigorous introduction for graduate students and researchers, with applications in sequential decision-making problems.

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    The Real North Korea
  • Author : Andrei Lankov
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Pages : 350
  • ISBN : 9780199390038
  • Reader Reviews : 11
  • Genre : HISTORY
  • After providing an accessible history of the nation, the author turns his focus to what North Korea is, what its leadership thinks and how its people cope with living in such an oppressive and poor place, arguing that North Korea is not irrational, but rather a nation that has survived against all odds.

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    The Leader in Me
  • Author : Stephen R. Covey
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN : 9781471104466
  • Reader Reviews : 3
  • Genre : Self-Help
  • Children in today's world are inundated with information about who to be, what to do and how to live. But what if there was a way to teach children how to manage priorities, focus on goals and be a positive influence on the world around them? The Leader in Meis that programme. It's based on a hugely successful initiative carried out at the A.B. Combs Elementary School in North Carolina. To hear the parents of A. B Combs talk about the school is to be amazed. In 1999, the school debuted a programme that taught The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Peopleto a pilot group of students. The parents reported an incredible change in their children, who blossomed under the programme. By the end of the following year the average end-of-grade scores had leapt from 84 to 94. This book will launch the message onto a much larger platform. Stephen R. Covey takes the 7 Habits, that have already changed the lives of millions of people, and shows how children can use them as they develop. Those habits -- be proactive, begin with the end in mind, put first things first, think win-win, seek to understand and then to be understood, synergize, and sharpen the saw -- are critical skills to learn at a young age and bring incredible results, proving that it's never too early to teach someone how to live well.

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    The 48 Laws of Power
  • Author : Robert Greene
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 480
  • ISBN : 9781101042458
  • Reader Reviews : 139
  • Genre : Self-Help
  • Amoral, cunning, ruthless, and instructive, this multi-million-copy New York Times bestseller is the definitive manual for anyone interested in gaining, observing, or defending against ultimate control – from the author of The Laws of Human Nature. In the book that People magazine proclaimed “beguiling” and “fascinating,” Robert Greene and Joost Elffers have distilled three thousand years of the history of power into 48 essential laws by drawing from the philosophies of Machiavelli, Sun Tzu, and Carl Von Clausewitz and also from the lives of figures ranging from Henry Kissinger to P.T. Barnum. Some laws teach the need for prudence (“Law 1: Never Outshine the Master”), others teach the value of confidence (“Law 28: Enter Action with Boldness”), and many recommend absolute self-preservation (“Law 15: Crush Your Enemy Totally”). Every law, though, has one thing in common: an interest in total domination. In a bold and arresting two-color package, The 48 Laws of Power is ideal whether your aim is conquest, self-defense, or simply to understand the rules of the game.

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    Words in Air
  • Author : Elizabeth Bishop,Robert Lowell
  • Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
  • Pages : 928
  • ISBN : 9780374722876
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  • Genre : Literary Collections
  • Robert Lowell once remarked in a letter to Elizabeth Bishop that "you ha[ve] always been my favorite poet and favorite friend." The feeling was mutual. Bishop said that conversation with Lowell left her feeling "picked up again to the proper table-land of poetry," and she once begged him, "Please never stop writing me letters—they always manage to make me feel like my higher self (I've been re-reading Emerson) for several days." Neither ever stopped writing letters, from their first meeting in 1947 when both were young, newly launched poets until Lowell's death in 1977. The substantial, revealing—and often very funny—interchange that they produced stands as a remarkable collective achievement, notable for its sustained conversational brilliance of style, its wealth of literary history, its incisive snapshots and portraits of people and places, and its delicious literary gossip, as well as for the window it opens into the unfolding human and artistic drama of two of America's most beloved and influential poets.

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    Quotations from Chairman Mao Tsetung
  • Author : Zedong Mao
  • Publisher : China Books
  • Pages : 328
  • ISBN : 083512388X
  • Reader Reviews : 9
  • Genre : History
  • Read and download full book Quotations from Chairman Mao Tsetung

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    The Crimson Petal and the White
  • Author : Michel Faber
  • Publisher : Canongate Books
  • Pages : 865
  • ISBN : 9781847678935
  • Reader Reviews : 104
  • Genre : Great Britain
  • Yearning to escape her life of prostitution in 1870s London, Sugar finds her fate entangled in the complicated family life of patron William, an egotistical perfume magnate.

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    Whose School Is It?
  • Author : Rhoda H. Halperin
  • Publisher : University of Texas Press
  • Pages : 243
  • ISBN : 9780292779259
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  • Genre : Social Science
  • Whose School Is It?: Women, Children, Memory, and Practice in the City is a success story with roadblocks, crashes, and detours. Rhoda Halperin uses feminist theorist and activist Gloria Anzaldúa's ideas about borderlands created by colliding cultures to deconstruct the creation and advancement of a public community charter school in a diverse, long-lived urban neighborhood on the Ohio River. Class, race, and gender mix with age, local knowledge, and place authenticity to create a page-turning story of grit, humor, and sheer stubbornness. The school has grown and flourished in the face of daunting market forces, class discrimination, and an increasingly unfavorable national climate for charter schools. Borderlands are tense spaces. The school is a microcosm of the global city. Many theoretical strands converge in this book—feminist theory, ideas about globalization, class analysis, and accessible narrative writing—to present some new approaches in urban anthropology. The book is multi-voiced and nuanced in ways that provide authenticity and texture to the real circumstances of urban lives. At the same time, identities are threatened as community practices clash with rules and regulations imposed by outsiders. Since it is based on fifteen years of ethnographic fieldwork in the community and the city, Whose School Is It? brings unique long-term perspectives on continuities and disjunctures in cities. Halperin's work as researcher and advocate also provides insider perspectives that are rare in the literature of urban anthropology.

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    The Leader as a Mensch
  • Author : Bruna Martinuzzi
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 156
  • ISBN : 0979734304
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  • Genre : Executive ability
  • Offering a Glimpse Into the Strength, Wisdom, and Self-Mastery of Exceptional LeadershipThis insightful and engaging book speaks volumes on ways in which all of us, at any level, can improve our leadership impact and develop the humility, integrity, and honor that instills hope and confidence in others. Drawing on over 25 years of leadership experience, Bruna Martinuzzi brilliantly conveys the essential guidelines for the emotionally intelligent leadership needed for enduring success. Some leaders are exceptional human beings, people that others genuinely want to follow; the book uses the Yiddish word Mensch, meaning "real person of character" to describe these worthy leaders. Martinuzzi takes the reader on a transformative journey to a way of living, self-discovery, and personal strength that translates into becoming a person who authentically inspires with empathy and confidence -- and successfully motivates others to follow by example, a mensch-leader. Written for senior and emergent leaders, as well as coaches and mentors, Leader as a Mensch reminds us that 'followers' strongly impact and sustain good leadership -- and, before you can lead any group, team, or organization, you must first lead yourself. This book is for anyone wanting to enhance the way he or she supports and influences others at work and in life. An unsurpassed glimpse into the strength, wisdom, and self-mastery of true leadership, Bruna Martinuzzi¿s inspiring words close with an equally inspiring appendix, complete with an extensive listings of books, articles, and emotional intelligence frameworks to use on your path toward your personal best.

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    Disney Masters Vol. 14: Dick Kinney and Al Hubbard
  • Author : Dick Kinney,Al Hubbard
  • Publisher : Disney Masters Collection
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN : 1683963628
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
  • With this volume of the Disney Masters series, we begin collecting the Duck tales of Dick Kinney and Al Hubbard -- for the first time in North America!

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    Swallow The Leader
  • Author : Danna Smith
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Pages : 32
  • ISBN : 9781328661524
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • An expressive group of cheerful fish play follow the leader in their ocean habitat, unaware that a shark lurks in the background. Count the fish from one to ten as each joins the game, then count back down to one when the leader snacks on a sea spider and sets off an unfortunate chain reaction (swallow the leader!). Luckily for everyone, fish number ten—the shark—gulps down his prey too quickly, and burrrrrrrp! they all swim out again. Lively rhymed text and energetic artwork combine in this exuberant counting book that’s sure to delight little ones learning their numbers.

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    Follow My Leader!
  • Author : Emma Chichester Clark
  • Publisher : Anderson
  • Pages : 32
  • ISBN : 0862648300
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Children's stories
  • A little boy is playing a game of 'follow my leader' along with an increasing number of friendly animals. But what should they do when a tiger wants to join in? Time for a crafty plan. . . . . . Emma Chichester Clark's new book is a rhythmic romp through a favourite childhood game bursting with wit and charm.

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    Management Mess to Leadership Success
  • Author : Scott Jeffrey Miller
  • Publisher : Franklin Covey
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN : 1642500887
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  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • "Scott Jeffrey Miller knows what it's like to fail. He was demoted fro his first leadership position after only three weeks -- and that's just one of several messy management experiences on his two-decade journey to leadership success. Scott's not alone. Everyone fails. But something sets Scott apart: his transparency and willingness to openly share his story in a way that is immediately relatable. In Management Mess to Leadership Success, you'll find 30 leadership challenges, honed by FranklinCovey through years of research that illustrate how to rise when you fall and how to survive and even thrive as an unfiltered leader. Illustrated with Scott Miller's real-life experiences, these challenges will teach you how to: lead difficult conversations and celebrate success; inspire trust, actively listen, and challenge paradigms; put the right people in the right roles; create a clear and actionable vision for your team; accomplish your organization's Wildly Important Goals®; get the right results - in the right way; become the leader you would follow. Apply these 30 leadership challenges and change the way you lead yourself, lead others, and get results"--Dust jacket.

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    Listen Well, Lead Better
  • Author : Steve Harling,Becky Harling
  • Publisher : Bethany House Publishers
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN : 076423398X
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Religion
  • Why do so many leaders prioritize their speaking skills when communication studies show we spend more time listening than reading, writing, or speaking? The reality is, most people are below-average listeners, and it's keeping them and their team members from reaching their potential. In Listen Well, Lead Better, Steve and Becky Harling share 10 practices that will help you be a more effective listener and leader. Learn how to ask better questions, make people feel heard and valued, and create an open and positive culture. Strong listeners also enjoy greater credibility, navigate conflicts better, and foster more engaged teams. Above all, the lessons here will help you hear from God more clearly and gain his wisdom on all matters in life. Becoming a better listener will transform how you lead and relate to everyone.