Leadership techniques backed by the world's most effective teams The 7 Secrets of Neuron Leadership offers a diverse collection of wisdom and practical knowledge to help you build and lead your most effective team yet. Written by a former U.S. Navy diver, this book draws from the author's experiences and beyond to reveal key truths about the nature of teamwork, and expose the core of effective team leadership. You'll go back to ancient Greece to discover the nine personality types and the seven types of love that form the foundation of human interaction, and learn how to use this wisdom as a scaffold for communication within your own team. You'll mine the latest neuroscience research as you delve into the Triune Brain and personality neurotransmitters, and explore the biological hardwiring that can be finessed and focused to achieve results. Throughout, you'll gain insightful perspective from military and business leaders about what does—and doesn't—work in the real world; discussions with a former head of NASA, a Deputy Secretary of Defense, Navy SEAL officers, two Secretaries of the Navy, and dozens of CEOs, executives, researchers, and renowned world leaders provide invaluable advice backed by a track record of success. Gain insight from top business and military leaders Explore ancient Greek philosophy on team building Discover helpful truths from modern neuroscience research Learn to communicate, educate, and motivate more effectively Effective teamwork begins with building the right team, and leading with the right kind of leadership for that particular team. The 7 Secrets of Neuron Leadership shows you how to put the right players in place and give them the support, guidance, and direction they need to bring home exceptional results.
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by Steven J. Stein (Author)
A roadmap to success for tomorrow's leaders
The EQ Leader provides an evidence-based model for exceptional leadership, and a four-pillar roadmap for real-world practice. Data collected from thousands of the world's best leaders—and their subordinates—reveals the keys to success: authenticity, coaching, insight, and innovation. By incorporating these methods into their everyday workflow, these leaders have propelled their teams to heights great enough to highlight the...
|Capacity: Create Laser Focus, Boundless Energy, and an Unstoppable Drive In Any Organization|
by Chris Johnson (Author), Matt Johnson (Author)
Optimize your talent by removing the obstacles in their path
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|The Power of Moments: Why Certain Experiences Have Extraordinary Impact|
by Chip Heath (Author), Dan Heath (Author)
The New York Times bestselling authors of Switch and Made to Stick explore why certain brief experiences can jolt us and elevate us and change us—and how we can learn to create such extraordinary moments in our life and work.
While human lives are endlessly variable, our most memorable positive moments are dominated by four elements: elevation, insight, pride, and connection. If we embrace these elements, we can conjure more moments that matter. What...
|If You're in a Dogfight, Become a Cat!: Strategies for Long-Term Growth (Columbia Business School Publishing)|
by Leonard Sherman (Author)
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But there are notable exceptions in which enlightened executives have changed the rules to grasp the holy grail of business:...
|Tribe of Mentors: Short Life Advice from the Best in the World|
by Tim Ferriss (Author)
Tim Ferriss, the #1 New York Times best-selling author of The 4-Hour Workweek, shares the ultimate choose-your-own-adventure book—a compilation of tools, tactics, and habits from 130+ of the world's top performers. From iconic entrepreneurs to elite athletes, from artists to billionaire investors, their short profiles can help you answer life's most challenging questions, achieve extraordinary results, and transform your life.
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|A Seat at the Table: IT Leadership in the Age of Agility|
by Mark Schwartz (Author)
|What To Do When Machines Do Everything: How to Get Ahead in a World of AI, Algorithms, Bots, and Big Data|
by Malcolm Frank (Author), Paul Roehrig (Author), Ben Pring (Author)
“Refreshingly thought-provoking…” – The Financial Times
The essential playbook for the future of your business
What To Do When Machines Do Everything is a guidebook to succeeding in the next generation of the digital economy. When systems running on Artificial Intelligence can drive our cars, diagnose medical patients, and manage our finances more effectively than humans it raises profound questions on the future of work and how companies compete....
|Accelerate: The Science of Lean Software and DevOps: Building and Scaling High Performing Technology Organizations|
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|Powerful: Building a Culture of Freedom and Responsibility|
by Patty McCord (Author)
Named by The Washington Post as one of the 11 Leadership Books to Read in 2018
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|Principles: Life and Work|
by Ray Dalio (Author)
#1 New York Times Bestseller
“Significant...The book is both instructive and surprisingly moving.” —The New York Times
Ray Dalio, one of the world’s most successful investors and entrepreneurs, shares the unconventional principles that he’s developed, refined, and used over the past forty years to create unique results in both life and business—and which any person or organization can adopt to help achieve their goals.