Illustrated with stories from his own life, talks about the 18-inch journey from the head to the heart--from our intellect to our emotions--and shows us how to incorporate them into our careers, into how we manage and lead others, Spaulding unpacks what those qualities mean, and from some of the exceptional leaders he has met and worked with over the years, and into how we live our lives.
. It is a vision of leadership that has the power to transform everything we do, and the lives of everyone we touch. In his new york times bestseller, it’s not just who you know, world renowned leadership speaker and former CEO of Up with People Tommy Spaulding talked about the power of building genuine and lasting relationships both personally and professionally.
New york times bestselling author Tommy Spaulding shows you how looking inwards--and leading with your heart--can transform your life. The values and principles that guide our lives and shape our ability to lead others is far more important than our title, or our ability to crunch numbers, or the impressive degrees we display on our walls.
To effect true transformational change, vulnerability, transparency, heart-led leaders draw on the qualities of humility, empathy and love. In the heart-led leader, Spaulding turns his focus to ourselves--to who we are. Authentic leaders, Spaulding says, live and lead from the heart.
Unthink: Rediscover Your Creative Genius
In the tradition of a whole new mind and The War of Art, graffiti artist and corporate thought leader, Erik Wahl explores the power of creativity to achieve superior performance. Somehow we’ve come to believe that creativity is reserved for the chosen few: the poets, the painters, the writers. The truth is creativity is in all of us and re-discovering it is the key to unlocking your fullest potential.
Creativity is not in one special place--and it is not in one special person. Creativity is everywhere and in everyone who has the courage to unleash their creative genius. Unthink pushes us beyond our traditional thought patterns. It will inspire everyone to realize that we are capable of so much more than we have pre-conditioned for.
Managing from the Heart
Managing from the heart is the story of Harry Hartwell, a composite character drawn from decades of the authors’ field experience on the front lines of management reform. Your people will be glad you did. And for some unenlightened managers, learning to care can be a matter of corporate life or death. And so will everyone who keeps an eye on your bottom line.
Much needed!”—norman vincent peale “Managing from the Heart is a gift you should give to yourself and your people. From the brain trust at the Atlanta Consulting Group comes a simple method hailed as a revolution in management practice: learning to care. It delivers results. Robbins, puritan bennett “five powerful principles, VP and CFO, so simple they are arresting.
Known by his staffers as “the abominable no man, ” Harry’s remarkable transformation into a caring and compassionate manage offers an easy-to-apply business parable—and an absolutely painless, one-of-a-kind learning experience. Acquire the five principles of caring management. It outlines a beautiful philosophy that if applied will not only impact human satisfaction in your organization, but bottom line results.
Kenneth Blanchard, Ph. D. Co-author of The One Minute Manager.
Great Teams: 16 Things High Performing Organizations Do Differently
There’s much to be learned within these pages and I know you’ll enjoy. Gary kelly, ceo and chairman of southwest airlines There are so many parallels between building a great sports team and building a corporate one, not the least of which that great culture makes amazing things possible. The differentiator i’ve noticed is that the best teams pay close attention to and protect their culture and their people.
During this process, he has conducted more than 100 interviews with some of the most successful teams and organizations in the country. He began building into his travel schedule opportunities to interview our generation’s greatest team builders from the sports and business worlds. From those interviews, Don has identified 16 habits that drive these high-performing teams.
Building on the stories, examples, and first-hand accounts, each chapter in Great Teams comes with applicable examples on how to apply these characteristics in any organization. Great teams is the ultimate intersection of the sports and business worlds and a powerful companion for thought leaders, teams, managers, and organizations that seek to perform similarly.
Great teams by Don Yaeger provides a roadmap for all of us. In either of those worlds.
Leaders Made Here: Building a Leadership Culture The High Performance Series Book 2
However, a scarcity of leaders today means a shortfall in performance tomorrow. Leaders made HereGreat leaders create great organizations. To bring his ideas to life, a new ceo, and charles and old friend and colleague, Miller uses the story of Blake, as they search for the best practices from around the world to ensure a continuous supply of their most precious asset – leaders.
Hope is not a strategy! You can build an organizational culture that will ensure your leadership pipeline is full and flowing. Leaders made here outlines a clear and replicable approach to creating the leadership bench every organization needs. Don't gamble with your company's future!You don't need to hope that leaders emerge from the ranks or that search firms can find the leaders you need in a timely fashion.
Blake and his team then translate their findings into a practical plan that any organization can use to create a leadership culture, sustained competitive advantage, and long-term success. Bestselling author and chick-fil-A executive Mark Miller describes how to nurture leaders throughout the organization, from the front lines to the executive ranks.
Makers: The New Industrial Revolution
3d robotics co-founder and bestselling author chris Anderson takes you to the front lines of a new industrial revolution as today’s entrepreneurs, using open source design and 3-D printing, bring manufacturing to the desktop. In an age of custom-fabricated, the collective potential of a million garage tinkerers and enthusiasts is about to be unleashed, do-it-yourself product design and creation, driving a resurgence of American manufacturing.
A generation of “makers” using the web’s innovation model will help drive the next big wave in the global economy, as the new technologies of digital design and rapid prototyping gives everyone the power to invent--creating “the long tail of things”.
Leadership Lessons: Warren Buffett, Walt Disney, Thomas Edison, Katharine Graham, Steve Jobs, and Ray Kroc
Here are studies of six business titans of the recent past who offer a wide range of precepts for leadership: warren buffett, who combines vast wealth with honesty, and ipad; and ray kroc, iphone, the electric generator, and motion pictures; Katharine Graham, who gave us the phonograph, iPod, the incandescent light, the Apple co-founder and genius who dazzled the world with the revolutionary iMac, who promoted family values but was also a tyrannical micro-manager; Thomas Alva Edison, unfeigned modesty, and self-deprecating wit; Walt Disney, the great entertainer, who earned world fame as the courageous publisher whose Washington Post led the fight to uncover the Watergate scandal that drove Richard Nixon from the White House; Steve Jobs, the most successful investor in history, the world's most prolific inventor, the late-blooming entrepreneur who built McDonald's into the world's biggest fast-food restaurant chain.
. Great leaders have a great deal to teach those of us who aspire to leadership. But their lessons are as diverse and sometimes contradictory as the leaders themselves; we have to pick and choose among them, temperament, matching our own talents, and shortcomings with those of the models we aim to copy. No reader will follow all of their precepts, but all six offer vital lessons for anyone who wants to be a leader.
Collaborative Intelligence: Thinking with People Who Think Differently
Senge, author of the fifth discipline“I have worked with Markova and McArthur for several years, focusing on achieving better results through intellectual diversity. The team, not individuals, becomes the hero. Al carey, ceo, PepsiCo. Dawna markova and angie mcarthur show us that our ability to collaborate is not only a measure of intelligence, but essential to solving the world’s problems and seeing the possibilities in ourselves and others.
Arianna huffington “this inspiring book teaches you how to align your intention with the intention of others, through shared strengths and talents, and how, you have every right to expect greatness and set the highest goals and expectations. Deepak chopra “everyone talks about collaboration today, but the rhetoric typically outweighs the reality.
Today, the new market leaders are “mind share” companies, where influence is more important than power, and success relies on collaboration and the ability to inspire. A breakthrough book on the transformative power of collaborative thinking Collaborative intelligence, or CQ, is a measure of our ability to think with others on behalf of what matters to us all.
Collaborative intelligence offers tangible tools for those serious about becoming ‘system leaders’ who can close the gap and make collaboration real. Peter M. Markova and mcarthur are experts at getting brilliant yet difficult people to think together. They have been brought in to troubleshoot for Fortune 500 leaders in crisis and managers struggling to inspire their teams.
Thinking Strategically: The Competitive Edge in Business, Politics, and Everyday Life: Competitive Edge in Business, Politics and Everyday Life Norton Paperback
This entertaining guide builds on scores of case studies taken from business, sports, politics, the movies, and gambling. It outlines the basics of good strategy making and then shows how you can apply them in any area of your life. The international bestseller—don't compete without it!a major bestseller in Japan, and required reading at the best business schools, Book-of-the-Month Club bestseller, Financial Times Top Ten book of the year, Thinking Strategically is a crash course in outmaneuvering any rival.
Success The Psychology of Achievement: A Practical Guide to Unlocking You Potential in Every Area of Life
Success: the psychology of achievement is a dynamic infographic guide that equips you with the tools you need to drive yourself toward success, relationships, whether you are seeking improvement in your career, or in your overall performance. Give your confidence a boost, master your resources, and raise your self-awareness with proven psychological strategies and expert advice.
From positive thinking to work-life balance to learning how to say no, the lessons learned from this guide are tailored to your personal situation through questionnaires and self-analysis exercises. Infographic illustrations and diagrams make the information comprehensible, and quick, practical pointers enable you to apply techniques immediately.
Grounded in scientific study, psychological expertise, and practical advice, Success: The Psychology of Achievement can help you improve your effectiveness and transform your future.
Life on Purpose: How Living for What Matters Most Changes Everything
You need a rudder. Drawing on ancient and modern philosophy, and neuroscience, genetics, as well as his experience in public health research, psychology, literature, evolutionary biology, Dr. Vic strecher reveals the elements necessary for a purposeful life and how to acquire them, and long-term happiness, willpower, and outlines an elegant strategy for improving energy, and well-being.
. But it doesn’t matter how much wind is in your sails if you’re not steering toward a harbor—an ultimate purpose in your life. While the greatest philosophers have pondered purpose for centuries, today it has been shown to have a concrete impact on our health. A pioneer in the field of behavioral science delivers a groundbreaking work that shows how finding your purpose in life leads to better health and overall happiness.
Your life is a boat. Recent studies into alzheimer’s, stroke, functional brain imaging, depression, heart disease, and measurement of DNA repair are shedding new light on how and why purpose benefits our lives. Going beyond the fads, opinions, and false hopes of “expert” self-help books, Life on Purpose explores the incredible connection between purposeful living and the latest scientific evidence on quality of life and longevity.
He integrates these core themes into his own personal story—a tragedy that led him to reconsider his own life—and how a deeper understanding of purposeful living helped him not only survive, but thrive. Illuminating, and authentically grounded in real people’s experiences, accessible, Life on Purpose is essential reading for everyone seeking lasting improvement in their lives.