books about: leadership
The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt
Thirty years ago, The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt won both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. A collector’s item in its original edition, it has never been out of print as a paperback. This classic book is now reissued in hardcover, along with Theodore Rex , to coincide with the publication of Colonel Roosevelt , the third and concluding volume of Edmund Morris’s definitive trilogy on the life of the twenty-sixth President. ...
Confessions of a Public Speaker (English and English Edition)
In this hilarious and highly practical book, author and professional speaker Scott Berkun reveals the techniques behind what great communicators do, and shows how anyone can learn to use them well. For managers and teachers -- and anyone else who talks and expects someone to listen -- Confessions of a Public Speaker provides an insider's perspective on how to effectively present ideas to anyone. It's a unique, entertaining, and instructional ...
One Bullet Away: The Making of a Marine Officer
Nathaniel C. Fick
If the Marines are the few, the proud,” Recon Marines are the fewest and the proudest. Nathaniel Fick’s career begins with a hellish summer at Quantico, after his junior year at Dartmouth. He leads a platoon in Afghanistan just after 9/11 and advances to the pinnacleRecon two years later, on the eve of war with Iraq. His vast skill set puts him in front of the front lines, leading twenty-two Marines into the deadliest conflict since ...
The Anatomy of Peace: Resolving the Heart of Conflict
The Arbinger Institute
Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.
What if conflicts at home, conflicts at work, and conflicts in the world stem from the same root cause? And what if individually and collectively we systematically misunderstand that cause, and unwittingly perpetuate the very problems we think we are trying to solve? Through an intriguing story of parents struggling with their troubled children and with their own personal problems, The Anatomy of Peace shows how to get past the preconceived ...
Quiet Strength: The Principles, Practices, & Priorities of a Winning Life
Tony Dungy's words and example have intrigued millions of people, particularly following his victory in Super Bowl XLI, the first for an African American coach. How is it possible for a coach--especially a football coach--to win the respect of his players and lead them to the Super Bowl without the screaming histrionics, the profanities, the demand that the sport come before anything else? How is it possible for anyone to be successful without ...
The Success Principles
Simon & Schuster
The life of Harry S. Truman is one of the greatest of American stories, filled with vivid characters -- Roosevelt, Churchill, Stalin, Eleanor Roosevelt, Bess Wallace Truman, George Marshall, Joe McCarthy, and Dean Acheson -- and dramatic events. In this riveting biography, acclaimed historian David McCullough not only captures the man -- a more complex, informed, and determined man than ever before imagined -- but also the turbulent times in ...
EntreLeadership (with embedded videos): 20 Years of Practical Business Wisdom from the Tre
Howard Books, 2011
Your company is only as strong as your leaders. These are the men and women doing battle daily beneath the banner that is your brand. Are they courageous or indecisive? Are they serving a motivated team or managing employees? Are they valued? Your team will never grow beyond you, so here’s another question to consider. Are you growing? Whether you’re sitting at the CEO’ s desk, the middle manager’s cubicle, or a card table in your ...
Deep & Wide: Creating Churches Unchurched People Love to Attend
Nearly 2,000 years ago, Jesus started a movement that has grown like wildfire throughout history. Author and pastor Andy Stanley draws from Scripture and over 25 years of pastoral experience to bring to life the irresistible nature of this movement known as the Church. With surprising candor and transparency pastor Andy Stanley explains how one of America's largest churches began with a high-profile divorce and a church split. But that's just ...
Produced by Faith: Enjoy Real Success without Losing Your True Self
STRAIGHT FROM HOLLYWOOD comes a dynamic business model for building a thriving career without compromising your faith. DeVon Franklin, vice president of production for Columbia Pictures, shares how being bold about his Christian faith while being driven and ambitious has actually helped him to excel in a high-profile, fast-paced, competitive industry. You are the movie. Produced by Faith parallels each step of the Hollywood filmmaking process ...
LEAD . . . For God's Sake! (Library Edition): A parable for finding the heart of leadership
Todd G. Gongwer
A captivating story that will help you find your purpose and leadership in life. Although he’s one of the most successful high school basketball coaches in Kentucky’s history, Steve Rocker, for the first time in his life, is falling short of expectations. His players have lost their will to win, their love for their teammates, and their passion to play. Coach Rocker’s motivational methods that have always worked before—and have resulted ...
The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth: Live Them and Reach Your Potential
John C. Maxwell
Are there tried and true principles that are always certain to help a person grow? John Maxwell says the answer is yes. He has been passionate about personal development for over fifty years, and for the first time, he teaches everything he has gleaned about what it takes to reach our potential. In the way that only he can communicate, John teaches . . . The Law of the Mirror: You Must See Value in Yourself to Add Value to Yourself The ...
Today We are Rich
Brilliance Audio on MP3-CD
Today We Are Rich is the long awaited prequel to Tim's groundbreaking international best-seller, Love Is The Killer App: How To Win Business & Influence Friends. Heavily influenced by the classic works of Napoleon Hill, Dale Carnegie, and Dr. Norman Vincent Peale, Tim has updated their timeless teachings to fit our digital age. This is a book for the ages, a new classic, one that rewards anyone with the guts to read it. A page-turner that pays ...
The Prime Ministers: An Intimate Narrative of Israeli Leadership
The Toby Press, LLC
The Prime Ministers is the first and only insider account of Israeli politics from the founding of the Jewish State to the near-present day. It reveals stunning details of life-and-death decision-making, top-secret military operations and high level peace negotiations. The Prime Ministers brings readers into the orbits of world figures, including Menachem Begin, Yitzhak Rabin, Ronald Reagan, Jimmy Carter, Henry Kissinger, Yasser Arafat, Margaret ...
The Early To Rise Experience: Learn To Rise Early in 30 Days (Early To Rise Series)
Take Permission Media Press, 2013
When you buy Early To Rise you get... Each day's passage text AND audio emailed to you every day for FREE. Full audio version of the book free. My tricks to becoming an early riser. A plan for your morning that will improve your business, marriage and spiritual life. Advice on apps to use to help you build your habit. 30 days of easy to consume and often humorous advice for taking action every morning. A community of early risers using ...
The Advantage, Enhanced Edition: Why Organizational Health Trumps Everything Else In Business
The enhanced edition includes over 30 minutes of video featuring author Patrick Lencioni exploring the book's concepts more in-depth and providing new illustrative stories.
Mother Angelica: The Remarkable Story of a Nun, Her Nerve, and a Network of Miracles
St. Anthony Messenger Press
The extraordinary saga of Mother Angelica, founder of the multimillion-dollar Eternal Word Television Network and the most influential Catholic woman in America according to Time magazine In 1981, the year after Ted Turner founded CNN, a simple nun, using merely her entrepreneurial instincts and $200, launched what would become the world s largest religious media empire in the garage of a Birmingham, Alabama, monastery. Under her guidance, ...
Wooden: A Lifetime of Observations and Reflections On and Off the Court
NATIONAL BESTSELLER "I am just a common man who is true to his beliefs."--John Wooden Evoking days gone by when coaches were respected as much for their off-court performances as for their success on the court, Wooden presents the timeless wisdom of legendary basketball coach John Wooden. In honest and telling passages about virtually every aspect of life, Coach shares his personal philosophy on family, achievement, success, and ...
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