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Title Author Summary Subject The one minute manager builds high performance teams Blanchard Various stages of group formation and appropriate leadership styles. Vision essential to point group in the right direction. leadership The on-time, on-target manager Blanchard Prioritizing the right things gives time to commit and complete them. Unless you can commit say no Prioritization Unstoppable Teams Mills Focus on the goal, commitment from team, build relationships, taking ownership, empower others Teamwork, leadership Never Split the Difference Voss Negotiating is about creating relationships, knowing what the other is really after and adjusting expectations. Several techniques for all parts Negotiation Radical Candor Scott How to be a fair boss both to employees and organization. Care about employees while challenging them directly to continually improve. Leadership, management Gung Ho! Blanchard Getting everyone to buy-in, be in control of their responsibilities, challenged and acknowledged brings motivation. Motivation Start with Why Sinek People buy-in to why you do things, not what you are doing. Consistently use your why to inspire, motivate and check that what you do is consistent and builds trust. Motivation, inspiration, leadership Good to Great Collins Analysis of companies that had an inflection point going from good to great. What contributed to their success and common characteristics of their leadership. Management, leadership Dare to lead Brown Collection of good and bad habits/behaviours, their source and ways to turn them around. Building emotional intelligence and healthy approaches. (vulnerability, self-awareness, courage) Leadership, emotional intelligence Good books OK books
Title Author Summary Subject Together is Better Sinek Intended to be quickly read and passed along. Teams working together can achieve more and take more risks together. Teamwork Tribes Godin Tries to inspire others to lead groups of people with similar interest leadership Changing your Mind Pollan Book containing experiences about psychedelics and advocating for more research into potential beneficial effects when used with therapy. Psychology? Mediocre books Latest book notes posted