Tag Archives: leadership

Love Leadership: The New Way to Lead in a Fear-Based World

August 12, 2009 – The crisis in America today is not economic. It is a crisis of virtues and values. We must choose to prosper as a society, not just as individuals. In LOVE LEADERSHIP: The New Way to Lead in a Fear-Based World (Jossey-Bass, August 2009, $27.95), John Hope Bryant describes the current environment […]

Pfeiffer & Jossey-Bass to Host Leadership Challenge Forum 2009

July 9, 2009 – Pfeiffer and Jossey-Bass, Imprints of John Wiley & Sons, Inc. will host the second-annual Leadership Challenge Forum, August 6-7th at The Renaissance Chicago Hotel in Chicago, IL. As we hear in the news everyday about another company folding, there is a call for strong leaders during tough economic times. Authors James […]

ENTERPRISE EXCELLENCE: A Practical Guide to World Class Competition

December 18, 2008 – As businesses around the world scale back, retool, and work to increase profitability and productivity, they often turn to a number of methods and tools for business process improvement. From Six Sigma and “lean manufacturing/processes”, to voice-of-the-customer (VOC) and “quality management” that reached prominence in the early 1990s, each of these […]

TACTICAL TRANSPARENCY Explores How Companies Can Develop Effective Transparency Strategies

TACTICAL TRANSPARENCY: How leaders Can Leverage Social Media to Maximize Value and Build Their Brand (Jossey-Bass, November 2008, $34.95, 978-0-470-29370-6) by Shel Holtz and John C. Havens addresses the needs of managers who are looking to create a transparency strategy for their organization. This book will help managers in any organization develop a unique plan toward bringing greater authenticity to their company and brand.

Podcast: John C. Havens Discuss Transparency in Business

John C. Havens, co-author of Tactical Transparency: How Leaders Can Leverage Social Media to Maximize Value and Build their Brand, discusses with Vicki Monroe how deeper faith issues can help us be more authentic at work.

Video: Michael Gurian Discusses LEADERSHIP AND THE SEXES at Google Headquarters

Michael Gurian, author of Leadership and the Sexes: Using Gender Science to Create Success in Business, discusses the natural differences between the male and the female brain at Google’s headquarters in Mountain View, CA.

The Leadership Challenge, 4th Edition – New in Paperback

For twenty years, THE LEADERSHIP CHALLENGE by James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner has been the most trusted source for anyone wishing to become a better leader. Kouzes’ and Posner’s evidence-based approach is built on their analysis of thousands of leaders. Despite their diversity, all of these leaders share what the authors call the “Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership.”

Podcast: Warren Bennis, author of TRANSPARENCY, discusses how social networking forces executives to practice transparency in their organizations

EnterpriseLeadership.org interviews Warren Bennis, author of Transparency: How Leaders Create a Culture of Candor, about the increasing importance of transparency and trust within organizations during the age of social media.


August 29, 2008 – GETTING IT RIGHT: NOTRE DAME ON LEADERSHIP AND JUDGMENT IN BUSINESS (Jossey-Bass; August 2008: $27.95) by Viva Bartkus and Ed Conlon defines a practical leadership approach based on core Notre Dame values: clarity of thought, tenacity in action, and unwavering values.

The Mary Kay Way by Mary Kay Ash

August 29, 2008 – It was Mary Kay’s goal in 1963 to build an organization dedicated to giving women unlimited opportunities for success. She considered caring and kindness to be the building blocks of a highly motivated workforce—and the forty-five year success story that is Mary Kay Inc. has proven her right. One of the […]

Video: Patrick Lencioni Discusses His New Book, 3 BIG QUESTIONS FOR A FRANTIC FAMILY

August 21, 2008 – Patrick Lencioni, author of The 3 Big Questions for a Frantic Family, discusses the correlation between managing a business and managing a family. View the video here: http://www.tablegroup.com/books/frantic/media/reel.

Bestselling Author of Management and Business Books Turns His Attention to Managing a Family in His New Parenting Fable

August 19, 2008 – Patrick Lencioni, New York Times bestselling author of seven business books focused on organizational health and leadership, is now turning his sights to the most important organization in our lives—the family—in The Three Big Questions for a Frantic Family.  As a husband and father of four young boys, Lencioni realized the […]

Podcast: Chip Conley, CEO of Joie de Vivre Hospitality and author of PEAK, talks with Total Picture Radio

August 11, 2008 – Chip Conley, CEO of Joie de Vivre Hospitality and author of PEAK: How Great Companies Get Their Mojo from Maslow, talks with Peter Clayton of Total Picture Radio.

From the authors of the award winning book, THE LEADERSHIP CHALLENGE, comes THE STUDENT LEADERSHIP CHALLENGE, the most trusted source on becoming a better student leader

After much acclaim, The Leadership Challenge by Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner now extends to students and young adults who aspire to become exemplary leaders in the forthcoming THE STUDENT LEADERSHIP CHALLENGE (published by John Wiley &Sons; ISBN: 9780470177051; September 1, 2008). Kouzes and Posner—today’s premier leadership experts—demonstrate how anyone can be a leader, regardless […]

Events: Michael Gurian, author of LEADERSHIP AND THE SEXES, to Host Webinar

Michael Gurian Leadership and the Sexes: Using Gender Science to Create Success in Business Event: HR that Works Webinar Date: September 11, 2008 at 10:00 a.m.