Tag Archives: professional development

Podcast: (The Cranky Manager Show #172) Be a Shortcut

Wayne Turmel talks to Scott Halford, author of Be A Shortcut: The Secret Fast Track to Business Success (Wiley, December 2008), about careers, being known as “the guy” (even when you’re not), and establishing the kind of reputation at work you want.


BUILDING CONFLICT COMPETENT TEAMS provides team members with skills to engage conflict

Successful teams know that conflict is not to be avoided but embraced and explored. In fact, conflict often results in new, previously unimagined opportunities, solutions, and results. In their newest book, experts Craig Runde and Tim Flanagan outline the skills and competencies that help team leaders and members effectively manage and resolve conflict in their […]

Bestselling Author Patrick Lencioni Marks 10th Anniversary of THE FIVE TEMPTATIONS OF A CEO with Commemorative Edition

June 30, 2008—Since it was first introduced in 1998, best-selling author and CEO of The Table Group, Patrick Lencioni’s The Five Temptations of a CEO, has reached countless readers around the globe through its timeless and powerful reminders about successful leadership. The lessons outlined in the fable are as relevant today as ever, and a […]

PRESERVATION OF MODERN ARCHITECTURE serves as a comprehensive professional reference for architects and preservation professionals

Works of modern architecture, built from approximately the 1920s to the 1970s, are threatened today by demolition, neglect, or insensitive alterations. And although awareness of endangered modern buildings is growing, the threats continue. Non-profit organizations such as the World Monuments Fund, DOCOMOMO International and the Recent Past Preservation Network are working to save these works. […]

Completely Revised & Updated, Wiley Releases THE ARCHITECT’S HANDBOOK OF PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE, 14TH ED.

Architects must be proficient in a variety of business practices to contribute to, manage, or launch a successful firm. Knowledge of legal, financial, marketing, management, and administrative responsibilities, as well as architect-specific professional standards and AIA contract documents, is essential for the profession. In response to how practice is rapidly changing at the start of […]

New to the Warren Bennis Leadership Series, THE ART OF FOLLOWERSHIP Explores How Followers Contribute to Effective Leadership

“In many ways, great followership is harder than leadership. It has more dangers and fewer rewards, and it must routinely be exercised with much more subtlety. But great followership has never been more important.”—Warren Bennis, Distinguished Professor, University of Southern California, and author, Leaders and On Becoming A Leader from his introduction to The Art […]