Category: Books

Book Review: The Culture Code

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There are a lot of books about culture and how to create a strong and healthy one. Daniel Coyle knew that a strong and effective culture is part of the secret sauce of successful organizations. He knew that “A strong culture increases net income 756 percent over 11 years, according to a Harvard study of more than 200  »  Read More

Business Book Classic: The Leadership Challenge

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One of the prides of my library is my copy of The Leadership Challenge: How to Get Extraordinary Things Done in Organizations by James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner, which I bought back in 1987. It’s a 1st edition. That’s a picture of it on the left. Tom Peters wrote the foreword. My first underlinings are in the  »  Read More

Book Review: Leaders Made Here

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Let’s get one thing out of the way before we go any further. Leaders Made Here: Building A Leadership Culture by Mark Miller is in the form of a business novella. Some people would call it a business fable. Most of the people I know have strong feelings about this kind of book. Some love them and others hate them. If  »  Read More

Book Review: Peak Performance

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I admit it. I’m a sucker for books on productivity and improving performance. Ever since I was a teenager, I’ve looked for ways to improve my own productivity and performance. I’m not an athlete. I’m an author, ghostwriter, and book writing coach. My purpose is to help other people discover and create great  »  Read More

Book Review: Multipliers

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A friend of mine recommended Liz Wiseman’s book, Multipliers: How The Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter. I checked out the Amazon reviews, which looked really good. I checked out some of Ms. Wiseman’s articles, which I thought were really good, too. So, I bought the book. After reading it, though, I don’t understand  »  Read More

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