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The Art of Strategic Leadership
The Art of Strategic Leadership: How Leaders at All Levels Prepare Themselves, Their Teams, and Organizations for the Future

by Steven J. Stowell

Shift Ahead
Shift Ahead: How the Best Companies Stay Relevant in a Fast-Changing World

by Allen Adamson

Decide to Profit
Decide to Profit: 9 Steps to a Better Bottom Line

by Dorriah Rogers

Let the Story Do the Work
Let the Story Do the Work: The Art of Storytelling for
Business Success

by Esther Choy

The New Leadership Literacies
The New Leadership Literacies: Thriving in a Future of Extreme
Disruption and Distributed Everything

by Bob Johansen

The Littlest Green Beret
The Littlest Green Beret: On Self-Reliant Leadership

by Jan Rutherford

Hard-Won Wisdom
Hard-Won Wisdom: True Stories from the Management Trenches

by Jathan Janove

Disruptive Marketing
Disruptive Marketing: What Growth Hackers, Data Punks, and Other Hybrid Thinkers Can Teach Us About Navigating the New Normal

by Geoffrey Colon

Trust Factor
Trust Factor: The Science of Creating High-Performance Companies

by Paul J. Zak

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

by Alan Willett

The Innovation Race
The Innovation Race: How to change a culture to change the game

by Andrew Grant & Gaia Grant

The Relationship Engine
The Relationship Engine: Connecting with the People who Power your Business

by Ed Wallace

Simply Brilliant
Simply Brilliant: Powerful Techniques to Unlock Your Creativity and Spark New Ideas

by Bernhard Schroeder

The Four Virtues of a Leader
The Four Virtues of a Leader: Navigating the Hero's Journey Through Risk to Results

by Eric Kaufmann

Success Under Stress
Success Under Stress: Powerful Tools for Staying Calm, Confident, and Productive When the Pressure's On

by Sharon Melnick

Taboos of Leadership
Taboos of Leadership: The 10 Secrets No One Will Tell You About Leaders and What They Really Think

by Anthony F. Smith

The Diversity Code
The Diversity Code: Unlock the Secrets to Making Differences Work in the Real World

by Michelle T. Johnson

Chief Customer Officer
Chief Customer Officer 2.0: How to Build Your Customer-Driven Growth Engine

by Jeanne Bliss

I Love You More Than My Dog
I Love You More Than My Dog": Five Decisions That Drive Extreme Customer Loyalty in Good Times and Bad

by Jeanne Bliss

Seven Disciplines of a Leader
Seven Disciplines of a Leader: How to Help Your People, Team, and Organization Achieve Maximum Effectiveness

by Jeff Wolf

Great Companies Deserve Great Boards
Great Companies Deserve Great Boards: A CEO's Guide to the Boardroom

by Beverly Behan

Talking to Crazy
Talking to Crazy: How to Deal with the Irrational and Impossible People in Your Life

by Mark Goulston

Make It Matter
Make It Matter: How Managers Can Motivate by Creating Meaning

by Scott Mautz

Transitions at the Top
Transitions at the Top: What Organizations Must Do to Make Sure New Leaders Succeed

by David Dotlich & Dan Ciampa

The Hidden Leader
The Hidden Leader: Discover and Develop Greatness Within Your Company

by Scott Edinger

Leadership as a Hero's Journey
Leadership as a Hero's Journey: 4 Virtues for Transforming Uncertainty and Anxiety into Results

by Eric Kaufmann

Make Talent Your Business
Make Talent Your Business: How Exceptional Managers Develop People While Getting Results

by Jeannie Coyle & Wendy Axelrod

What Keeps Leaders Up at Night
What Keeps Leaders Up at Night: Recognizing and Resolving Your Most Troubling Management Issues

by Nicole Lipkin

The Great Game of Business
The Great Game of Business, Expanded and Updated: The Only Sensible Way to Run a Company

by Scott Edin

Millennials & Management
Millennials & Management: The Essential Guide to Making It Work at Work

by Lee McEnany Caraher

A World Gone Social
A World Gone Social: How Companies Must Adapt to Survive

by Mark Babbitt

Leadership Blindspots
Leadership Blindspots: How Successful Leaders Identify and Overcome the Weaknesses That Matter

by Robert Bruce Shaw

Primal Teams
Primal Teams: Harnessing the Power of Emotions to Fuel Extraordinary Performance

by Jackie Barretta

Data Crush
Data Crush: How the information Tidal Wave is Driving New Business Opportunities

by Christopher Surdak

Overworked and Overwhelmed
Overworked and Overwhelmed: The Mindfulness Alternative

by Scott Eblin

The Next Level
The Next Level: What Insiders Know About Executive Success

by Scott Eblin

Executive Intelligence
Executive Intelligence: What All Great Leaders Have

by Justin Menkes

Better Under Pressure
Better Under Pressure: How Great Leaders Bring Out the Best in Themselves and Others

by Justin Menkes

A Team of Leaders
A Team of Leaders: Empowering Every Member to Take Ownership, Demonstrate Initiative, and Deliver Results

by Paul Gustavson and Stewart Liff

Just Listen
Just Listen: Discover the Secret to Getting Through to Absolutely Anyone

by Mark Goulston

Real Influence
Real Influence: Persuade Without Pushing and Gain Without Giving In

by Mark Goulston

Beyond the Obvious
Beyond the Obvious: Killer Questions That Spark Game-Changing Innovation

by Phil McKinney

The 7 Habits
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

by Stephen R. Covey

The Three Rules
The Three Rules: How Exceptional Companies Think

by Michael E. Raynor & Mumtaz Ahmed

The Enemy of Engagement
The Enemy of Engagement: Put an End to Workplace Frustration--and Get the Most from Your Employees

by Mark Royal & Tom Agnew

Grounded: How Leaders Stay Rooted in an Uncertain World

by Bob Rosen

Being Strategic
Being Strategic: Plan for Success; Out-think Your Competitors; Stay Ahead of Change

by Erika Andersen

Leading So People Will Follow
Leading So People Will Follow

by Erika Andersen

The Elements of Power
The Elements of Power: Lessons on Leadership and Influence

by Terry R. Bacon

Leadership from the Inside Out
Leadership from the Inside Out: Becoming a Leader for Life

by Kevin Cashman














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