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Servant Leadership in Action: How You Can Achieve Great Relationships and Results Servant Leadership in Action: How You Can Achieve Great Relationships and Results
by Ken Blanchard and Renee Broadwell

We've seen the negative impact of self-serving leaders in every sector of our society. Not infrequently, they end up bringing down their entire organization. But there is another way. Servant leaders lead by serving their people, not by exalting themselves. In this collection, edited by legendary business author and lifelong servant leader Ken Blanchard and his longtime editor Renee Broadwell, leading businesspeople, bestselling authors, and spiritual leaders offer tools for implementing this proven—but for some, still radical—leadership model.



Start a Successful Business: Expert Advice to Take Your Startup from Idea to Empire (Inc. Magazine) Start a Successful Business: Expert Advice to Take Your Startup from Idea to Empire (Inc. Magazine)
by Colleen DeBaise

Let Inc. help launch your dreams! Makers, doers, and dreamers—for decades they have turned to Inc. for help in getting their businesses off the ground. The publication's keen advice clarifies the process, while startup stories fuel aspirations and spark action.



The Integrity Advantage: Step into Your Truth, Love Your Life, and Claim Your Magnificence The Integrity Advantage: Step into Your Truth, Love Your Life, and Claim Your Magnificence
by Kelley Kosow

Before Kelley Kosow was a renowned life coach and CEO, she constantly second-guessed herself, let her "to-do" lists and others steer her dreams and passions, and played it "small and safe." Inspired by the groundbreaking principles of her renowned mentor Debbie Ford, who hand-picked Kelley to be her successor, The Integrity Advantage is Kelley’s step-by-step guide for facing the fear, shame, and false beliefs that cause us to lose our way.



High Velocity Hiring: How to Hire Top Talent in an Instant High Velocity Hiring: How to Hire Top Talent in an Instant
by Scott Wintrip

Nothing drives business success like a staff of talented, productive employees. So why accept a hiring process that fails you time and time again? Well, there's one person who doesn't: Scott Wintrip. And in High-Velocity Hiring, he provides the tools and systems for creating a hiring process designed for today's fast-paced, talent-deficient landscape.



Breaking the Trust Barrier: How Leaders Close the Gaps for High Performance Breaking the Trust Barrier: How Leaders Close the Gaps for High Performance
by JV Venable

All team leaders worry and wonder about improving team performance. Using his experience leading the precision Thunderbirds aerobatic team, JV Venable shows that "closing the gaps" is the job of leaders and followers alike.



The 10 Laws of Trust: Building the Bonds That Make a Business Great The 10 Laws of Trust: Building the Bonds That Make a Business Great
by Joel Peterson

Trust is the glue that holds an organization together. It turns deflection into transparency, suspicion into empowerment, and conflict into creativity. With it, a tiny company like John Deere grew into a worldwide leader. Without it, a giant corporation like Enron toppled.



The 2016 Road to Reinvention conference with Vijay Gurbaxani
by Vijay Gurbaxani

Structured as a one-day executive forum, the Road to Reinvention will provide participants with new knowledge, contrasting viewpoints and actionable insights from peers who are building and reinventing organizations to succeed in the digital economy.



The Mindfulness Edge: How to Rewire Your Brain for Leadership and Personal Excellence Without Adding to Your Schedule The Mindfulness Edge: How to Rewire Your Brain for Leadership and Personal Excellence Without Adding to Your Schedule
by Matt Tenney

The authors make a compelling case for why mindfulness training may be the 'ultimate success habit.' In addition to helping you improve the most essential elements of highly effective leadership, mindfulness training can help you discover unconditional happiness and realize incredible meaning -- professionally and personally.



Endless Encores: Repeating Success Through People, Products, and Profits Endless Encores: Repeating Success Through People, Products, and Profits
by Ken Goldstein

Technology executive and bestselling author Ken Goldstein shows the way to repeating success by concentrating on three essentials – people, products, and profits, in that order.



Xbox Revisited: A Game Plan for Corporate and Civic Renewal Xbox Revisited: A Game Plan for Corporate and Civic Renewal
by Robbie Bach

Using the 3P Framework of Purpose, Principles, and Priorities developed by the Xbox team, Microsoft's former Chief Xbox Officer, Robbie Bach, takes business, non-profit, and community-engaged readers on the Xbox journey - a triumphant saga from garage-shop beginnings to business success.



The Business of Family: How to Stay Rich for Generations The Business of Family: How to Stay Rich for Generations
by Linda Davis Taylor

The Business of Family is not a business book about how to make money. The Business of Family is about the most important business of all—your family.



The Simplicity Cycle: A Field Guide to Making Things Better Without Making Them Worse The Simplicity Cycle: A Field Guide to Making Things Better Without Making Them Worse
by Dan Ward

An engaging and accessible field guide that equips readers with practical tools to produce elegant, effective designs. It takes a deep but lighthearted look at the way complexity enhances or diminishes the things we make and use and shows readers why simplicity is the key to innovation and good design—whether you're creating new products, services, or consumer experiences.