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Leading the Unleadable: How to Manage Mavericks, Cynics, Divas, and Other Difficult People

Alan Willett · AMACOM
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

The control-freak, the narcissist, the slacker, the cynic... Difficult people are the worst part of a manager's job. Whether it comes from direct reports or people above, outbursts, irrational demands, griping, and other disruptions need to be dealt with--and it's your responsibility...
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Fundraising Principles and Practice

Adrian Sargeant · Wiley
Pages: 600
Format: Print book

The complete guide to fundraising planning, tools, methods, and more Fundraising Principles and Practice provides a unique resource for students and professionals seeking to deepen their understanding of fundraising in the current nonprofit environment. Based on emerging research drawn...
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Be the boss everyone wants to work for : a guide for new leaders

William A Gentry · Berrett-Koehler Publishers ; Published with the Center for Creative Leadership
Pages: 216
Format: Print book

Flip Your Script!You've been promoted to leadership - congratulations! But it's nothing like your old job, is it? William Gentry says it's time to flip your script. We all have mental scripts that tell us how the world works. Your old script was all about "me": standing out as an individual....
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The Discomfort Zone: How Leaders Turn Difficult Conversations Into Breakthroughs

Marcia Reynolds · Berrett-Koehler Publishers; 1 edition
Format: Book

You want people to stretch their limits but your conversations meant to help them often fall flat or backfire creating more resistance than growth Top leadership coach Marcia Reynolds offers a model for using the Discomfort Zonemdashthe moment when the mind is most open to learningmdashto...
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Big Money Thinks Small: Biases, Blind Spots, and Smarter Investing

Joel Tillinghast · Columbia University Press
Pages: 312
Format: Hardcover

Investors are tempted daily with misinformation. They make lucky bets that breed false confidence, and their high-stakes gambles can take an emotional toll. How can anyone stay focused in such a volatile profession?In Big Money Thinks Small, veteran fund manager Joel Tillinghast urges investors...
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Starting & Running a Business All-in-One For Dummies - UK, 3rd UK Edition

Colin Barrow · Wiley
Pages: 748
Format: Print book

Written by a team of business and finance experts, Starting & Running a Business All-In-One For Dummies is a complete guide to every aspect of setting up and growing a successful business. Featuring straight-talking advice on everything from business planning and marketing, managing...
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Brand, Meet Story: How to Create Engaging Content to Win Business and Influence Your Audience

Heather Pemberton Levy · Bibliomotion Inc
Pages: 112
Format: Print book

Think of the last great article you read or the last great speech you heard. Chances are, if you remember one key message, you also remember one compelling story. That's because the best content starts with a story. When it comes to marketing, the best business content starts with a story...
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The Nature of Value: How to Invest in the Adaptive Economy

Nick Gogerty · Columbia University Press
Format: Hardcover

Using evolution as the template to understand growth, The Nature of Value takes a first-principles approach to explore the parallels between economic and ecological systems. Not only does Gogerty show how value is born out of tiny sparks of adaptive innovation, but he also explores the full...
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Moms For Hire: 8 Steps to Kickstart Your Next Career

Deborah Newmyer · Skyhorse Publishing
Pages: 235
Format: Print book

Moms For Hire is a stylish, eight-step guidebook for moms who want to re-enter the workforce and amp up their professional mojo.Whether you downsized your bustling career to raise your children, or you chose the full-time job of being a stay-at-home mom, you now feel ready to get back in the work...
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250 Questions for Starting a Nonprofit

Martin Stephens · Adams Media Corporation
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

An essential guide to launching a nonprofit organization!From budgets to bylaws, 250 Questions for Starting a Nonprofit provides you with the knowledge you need to make a plan, set realistic goals, and obtain sustainable financing for your nonprofit. This easy-to-understand guide walks...
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High Velocity Hiring: How to Hire Top Talent in an Instant

Scott Wintrip · McGraw-Hill Education
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Win the war for talent by building an army of ready-to-deploy candidates An employee leaves and you post the open position. Resumes trickle in. You interview a few candidates. No one fits the bill. The next thing you know, three months have passed and that desk is still empty . . . Nothing...
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Questions and Answers on Life Insurance

Anthony Steuer · Life Insurance Sage Press
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

Questions and Answers on Life Insurance is an extremely useful and one of a kind resource for anyone looking for a simple way to understand life insurance. It covers all the basics and the advanced information that you need to know. And all this in a format where can go directly to the information...
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Centered Leadership: Leading with Purpose, Clarity, and Impact

Joanna Barsh · Crown Publishing Group
Pages: 316
Format: Hardcover

What enables some talented people to rise to the top and live their full ambitions at work and in life, while others stop short? In 2007, Joanna Barsh led a team at McKinsey & Company to answer that very question. In the process, they uncovered what distinguishes leaders who are successful...
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TED Talks: The Official TED Guide to Public Speaking

Chris Anderson · Mariner Books
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

"Catnip for all the TED fans out there." - Publishers Weekly "Unimpeachably practical . . . A handy guide for novice and moderately experienced speakers." - Kirkus Reviews "Anderson shares the secrets behind the best TED presentations." - Booklist Since...
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Rookie Smarts: Why Learning Beats Knowing in the New Game of Work

Liz Wiseman · Harperbusiness
Format: Hardcover

Wall Street Journal BestsellerIs it possible to be at your best even when you are underqualified or doing something for the first time? Is it still possible, even after decades of experience, to recapture the enthusiasm, curiosity, and fearlessness of youth to take on new challenges? With...
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