All Summaries

All Summaries

 
The Carrot Principle Gostick, Adrian | Elton, Chester The Free Press , 2007 Human Resources, Management, Productivity

Numerous organizations employ business leaders who set clear goals, communicate openly, treat people fairly, hold them accountable, and create trusting relationships. However, there’s often something critical missing....

 
 
The Elegant Solution May, Matthew E.1 Simon & Schuster , 2007 Innovation

Toyota is one of the world’s ten most profitable companies; what is the secret to Toyota’s remarkable success? It is the company’s quest for the “elegant solution”—a singular and deceptively simple idea that can change...

 
 
Winning With People Maxwell, John C. St. Martin's Press , 2006 Business Strategy

Most of the successes in businesses and personal life come from initiating relationships with the right people and then strengthening those relationships by using...

 
 
Treasure Hunt Silverstein, Michael J. | Butman, John Portfolio , 2006 Customer Focus, Marketing

In Treasure Hunt, Michael Silverstein augments the marketplace research and intimate consumer portraits he began in Trading Up (with Neil Fiske), offering a unique view into the low end of the buying...

 
 
Trust Your Gut Robinson, Lynn A. Kaplan Publishing , 2006 Entrepreneurship, Personal Growth

Intuition can be described as insight, instinct, or a hunch. There are two thoughts about where intuition comes from. The first is that intuition is a synthesis of prior knowledge — a blend of logic, experience, and...

 
 
A Leader's Legacy Kouzes, James M. | Posner, Barry Z. Jossey-Bass , 2006 Leadership, Personal Growth

Kouzes and Posner's The Leadership Challenge was first published in 1987, and revised in 1996 and 2002, to become one of the bestselling leadership books of all time. Although each revision was offered to address the...

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You Don't Need a Title to Be a Leader. Sanborn, Mark Random House , 2006 Leadership

Leaders do not necessarily need titles to be what they are. In this book, Mark Sanborn uses the stories of unsung heroes to illustrate how people can...

 
 
Career Intensity David V. Lorenzo David V. Lorenzo, Ogman Press , 2006 Business Strategy, Personal Growth

Are you one of those people who always get a creeping feeling of dread on Sunday evenings because they know they have to get up and go to work again the next day...

 
 
Be a People Person Maxwell, John C. John C. Maxwell, Magna Publishing Co , 2007 Leadership, Management, Relationships

Interpersonal relationships can make or break people. This is most true for leaders. Since leaders work with different kinds of people,...

 
 
Working with Americans. Stewart-Allen, Allyson | Denslow, Lanie 2002 Global Business

In 2002, Felix Rohatyn (American businessman and investment banker), proclaimed that four and a half million Americans were working for European companies and that approximately the same number of Europeans were...

 
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