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Finding Unexpected Purpose, Peace, and Fulfillment at Work: Ethical Wealth
By Alan Lurie
Mar 11, 2009
To succeed in business, do you have to bend the rules, engage in dishonest activities, and play dirty?
Introduction to Five Minutes on Mondays: Finding Unexpected Purpose, Peace, and Fulfillment at Work
By Alan Lurie
Mar 10, 2009
How can I more effectively understand others and be understood? How can I prosper financially while maintaining my integrity? When should I say what’s on my mind, and when should I let it go? How can I keep going and maintain optimism in the face of challenges and setbacks? Is it possible to balance all the demands on my time and energy? Alan Lurie discusses these issues in this introduction to his book.
How Great Leaders Prevent Problems Before They Happen: Go from Problem-Solving to Problem-Finding
By Michael A. Roberto
Feb 19, 2009
Michael A. Roberto explains how his book aims to help leaders at all levels become more effective problem-finders.
Are You on the Layoff List?
By Martha I. Finney
Jan 13, 2009
Here are some signs that you might be on a list of people to be laid off.
The Truth About What Customers Want: They Think Your Product Sucks -- But That's Not a Bad Thing
By Michael R. Solomon
Nov 5, 2008
Companies no longer can rely solely upon a “push method” to inform their customers about their products; there is now a vibrant two-way dialogue that allows consumers to contribute their evaluations of products within their respective Web communities.
Baking Bread in Zimbabwe: Opportunities in the Rise of Africa
By Vijay Mahajan
Sep 10, 2008
Businesses are seizing a multitude of opportunities to build markets across Africa.
Working the Eddies: Pace Yourself to Preserve Your Sanity
By Gregory Shea, Robert E. Gunther
Aug 27, 2008
The following strategies can help you to pace yourself in a turbulent environment.
How to Land the Leadership Job of Your Dreams
By Martha I. Finney
Jun 26, 2008
We're competing with more, and more qualified, candidates for each available job. Learn a few tips for making yourself stand out in the crowd from The Truth About Getting the Best From People author Martha Finney.
My Favorite Mistakes
By Robert E. Gunther
Jun 26, 2008
We usually try to avoid making mistakes—but The Truth About Making Smart Decisions author Robert Gunther explains that not living an error-free life will actually improve your decision-making skills.
Some Reflections Upon "Life is 10% of what happens to you and 90% how you react"
By William Kane
Jun 24, 2008
We know that change is a given, a constant, a certainty—but we still resist it. Bill Kane, author of The Truth About Thriving in Change, considers why we can't overcome this barrier, and what we can do to work toward acceptance of our constantly changing lives.
“Made in China”—The Ultimate Warning Label
By Peter Navarro
May 12, 2008
Find out why “Made in China” has become a code red “warning label” that no sensible consumer should ignore.
Introduction to Managing Customers for Profit: Strategies to Increase Profits and Build Loyalty
May 6, 2008
Peek at some compelling case studies of companies that illustrate the best -- and worst -- of customer management.
Starbucks and the Perversity of Growth
By Oren Harari
Mar 21, 2008
Growth should be a consequence, not a cause, of sustained competitive success.
The Challenge of Leading Strategic Change
By J. Stewart Black, Hal B. Gregersen
Mar 21, 2008
Lasting success lies in changing individuals first; then the organization follows.
The Truth About Getting the Best from People: You Don't Need the Carrot or the Stick
By Martha I. Finney
Mar 14, 2008
With most people, there’s a little gem of engagement potential glowing deep inside. Find that gem, and lead with that. You could find yourself leading a transformed department, and even loving your own job more.
Public Speaking Is Not Easy, but It's Certainly Doable
By James O'Rourke
Mar 7, 2008
Great speakers may seem to perform with an ease that makes it all look effortless, but the most honest of them will tell you that it didn’t come easily. It requires dedication, discipline, and a commitment to improve. You can do the same. The moment to begin is now.
The Trouble with Work
By Edward G. Muzio, Deborah J. Fisher, Erv Thomas
Feb 22, 2008
It's time to learn to like your work.
Leadership Principles: The Basis of Successful Leadership
By Russell E. Palmer
Feb 15, 2008
There are basic principles of leadership that you must master in order to be effective in your own organization, and you will succeed in the larger task of leadership only if you adapt the basic principles of leadership to the varied contexts in which you will find yourself. Russell E. Palmer explains in this introduction to his book how to achieve winning execution strategies for your situation.
Be Accessible, Not Open Door
By Lonnie Pacelli
Jan 25, 2008
The “be accessible policy” works; it just takes some discipline on your part.
Your Company’s Most Important Stakeholders—No Ifs, Ands, or Buts
By Oren Harari
Jan 4, 2008
Customers are always the most important stakeholders. After all, without customers, what's the point of being in business?

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