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Yes You! Yes Now! Series #11 Leading Yourself: Being Accountable for Doing Your Job
By Columbia-Capstone
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching
When all is said and done, it is you and only you who are accountable for doing your job. Too many people seem to develop the habit of thinking that factors outside of their control give them excuses for poor performance. See how a recent college graduate lost her quarterly bonus by doing the right thing. Would you do it?
Yes You! Yes Now! Series #10 Leading Yourself: Emotion as a Trigger
By Columbia-Capstone
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,260. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching
Emotions are an essential part of being human. We have them all the time, no effort required. Another part of being human is the ability to make choices, and the responsibility that comes from the impact of those choices. A yes-you yes-now leader knows how to make good choices. The story is about constructively confronting anger as well as how to decide which things to confront.
Yes You! Yes Now! Series #9 Leading Yourself: A Sense of Duty
By Columbia-Capstone
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,110. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Duty helps us do incredible things not because we want to, but because we have to. It arises from the obligation that we must act in certain ways, in line with expectations. Recognizing the role of duty in your life helps you lead from where you are. You will do things to help your team achieve their goals. The remarkable life of David Rockefeller shows how it worked for him, and can work for you.
Yes You! Yes Now! Series #8 Leadership Basics: Power Distribution
By Columbia-Capstone
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching
Leadership Basics: Power Distribution. People in a group share power. It resides within members of a team and shifts around constantly. It’s not just about power though, but also about shifts in power to help focus on the goals of the group. Single decision-maker or group consensus extremes can paralyze a team, as illustrated by a boss-dominated workplace and the slow pace of Seattle politics.
Dealing with Difficult People
By Scott Douglas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
This book was written to give people a general overview of a topic. In this book, the author explains in 7 short chapters how to deal with the difficult person. The book is geared towards people working in public service, but it also provides general things you can implement in your normal life to defuse conflict.
Yes You! Yes Now! Series #7 Leadership Basics: Accentuate the Positive
By Columbia-Capstone
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,170. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Research has shown that the hurt from loss impacts people more than the pleasure from gain. The leading idea is that it’s a survival instinct, so it would be easy for negative thoughts to slow progress towards goals. A yes-you yes-now leader compensates by making extra effort to accentuate the positive. The true story pits a student versus faculty at MIT -- and the student leads the way!
Top Ten Things to Consider - All in a Day's Work
By phyllis wilson
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 6,580. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
This book is a product of lessons learned by me and other employees around the world. What you will find is a myriad of examples of how not knowing impacted an employee and an organization. Within this short collection of knowledge are the top ten things that an employee should ethically consider – and it’s all in a day’s work.
Yes You! Yes Now! Series #6 Leadership Basics: Active Engagement
By Columbia-Capstone
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 780. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Leadership Basics: Active Engagement. In a group, active engagement can be hard because often no one is talking directly to you. It is easy to drift off and disengage. A yes-you yes-now leader has to make a special effort to stay engaged and focused, contributing where appropriate and understanding the dialogue as it unfolds. The story tells of a healthcare support team with pervasive apathy.
Yes You! Yes Now! Series #5 Leadership Basics: It’s Fundamental
By Columbia-Capstone
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 840. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
Effective yes-you yes-now leadership always focuses on solid execution of the fundamentals. Any number of fancy embellishments can’t compensate for poor basics and sloppy execution. Every profession and every hobby has its fundamentals. Make sure you know them, practice them, and execute them consistently in support of your personal and team goals. (great for iPhone reading)
Yes You! Yes Now! Series #3 Leadership Basics: Great Followers Achieve Great Success
By Columbia-Capstone
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 800. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
There is no simple recipe for being a yes-you yes-now leader, but it is not complicated either. By shaping your views from personal experience, you can distinguish yourself in ways that are uniquely yours. Great Followers Achieve Great Success is illustrated by the story of Presidential Medal of Freedom winner John Wooden’s simple principle of success.
Yes You! Yes Now! Series #2 Leadership Basics: A Beacon to Guide You
By Columbia-Capstone
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 530. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
It’s hard to be a yes-you yes-now leader without knowing your beacon for navigation. Throughout thick and thin, what keeps a person on course? It is often said and it is often true, that people are loyal to a leader. This is a fatal mistake that begs the question, to what is the leader loyal? A Beacon to Guide You is illustrated by a short story about two coaches at Indiana University.
Yes You! Yes Now! Series #1 Leadership Basics: Ask Questions, Seek Understanding
By Columbia-Capstone
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,520. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Volume 1 in the series treats the reader with the definition of a Yes You! Yes Now! Leader including a real-life story, followed by one of the basic skills. Ask Questions, Seek Understanding describes what the title means with two real-life stories illustrating its applications: one of an apparently truant high school student and one of a man who saw the need to help a seriously ill friend.
Changing and Surviving in Business
By Thomas Kennedy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,110. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
Business Change is normal. You can change or be changed. Stand still in business and you reduce your chances of survival. However Change is a complex subject and if you wish to create a change ready organization there are complex activities that must mesh together in a balanced way to ensure success. The approach is with an emphasis on easy readability for the busy executive.
Targeting Performance
By Thomas Kennedy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 7,450. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
What I have done in this book is to set out a view of the Business Planning Process and the People Performance Management Process and how the two should tie in together. I hope this will be useful to the Chief Executive or Senior Manager who is trying to grow a successful business.
The Leader Simple
By Tim Blair
You set the price! Words: 8,690. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
There’s no silver bullet; business leadership, civic leadership, church leadership, parenting, marriage, and so on, are really just a lot of hard work and common sense. However, success in these areas is hard work based on the right foundations. My simple premise is that you must show the way, tell the truth and give life to those that follow you.
Leading The Way
By Tim Blair
You set the price! Words: 13,810. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2008. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
A simple look at leadership using a template given over 2000 years ago. This book, while not religious in nature, delves into the "Way, Truth and Life" of leadership in today's world with practical examples and truth along the way.