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The Latest Recommendation from Lee’s Bookshelf – ‘Healing Wounds

The Latest Recommendation from Lee’s Bookshelf – “Healing Wounds: A Vietnam War Combat Nurse’s 10-Year Fight to Win Women a Place of Honor in Washington, D.C.” by Diane Carlson Evans and Bob Welch Here is Lee’s review in his own words – “When I started reading Diane’s story in Healing Wounds, I couldn’t put it […]

The Latest Recommendation from Lee’s Bookshelf – “Helping People Change”

The Latest Recommendation from Lee’s Bookshelf – “Helping People Change: Coaching with Compassion for Lifelong Learning and Growth” by Richard Boyatzis, Melvin L. Smith, and Ellen Van Oosten. In this brand new book, the authors use rich and moving real-life stories, as well as decades of original published research on coaching and helping relationships, to […]

The Latest Recommendation from Lee’s Bookshelf – “Leading Change”

The Latest Recommendation from Lee’s Bookshelf – “Leading Change” by John P. Kotter. His now-legendary eight-step process for managing change with positive results has become the foundation for leaders and organizations. He outlines the process every organization must go through to achieve its goals regardless of the times or season. And by identifying where and […]

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Recommendation from Lee’s Bookshelf – “Courage”

The Latest Recommendation from Lee’s Bookshelf – “Courage: The Backbone of Leadership” by Gus Lee. This book is so good that we wanted to feature it again! In Courage, Gus Lee captures the essential component of leadership in measurable behaviors. Using actual stories from Whirlpool, Kaiser Permanente, IntegWare, WorldCom and other organizations, Lee shows how […]

The Latest Book Recommendation – “Executive Toughness”

The Latest Book Recommendation from Lee’s Bookshelf – Executive Toughness by Dr Jason Selk. People with inborn talent may be good at what they do–but only the mentally tough reach the highest plateaus in their field. And here’s the best news of all: mental toughness is something anyone can learn. Director of mental training for […]

The Latest Recommendation from Lee’s Bookshelf – “Lessons in Leadership”

The Latest Recommendation from Lee’s Bookshelf – “Lessons in Leadership: A Weekly Reading of the Jewish Bible” Regardless of your spiritual beliefs, this book contains character-filled lessons that all leaders must have to truly succeed in their respective endeavors. Rabbi Jonathan Sacks mines the weekly Torah portions for insights into the nature of power, authority, […]

Our Leadership Book Christmas Wishlist

  In case you’re looking for some last-minute Christmas gift ideas for the leader in your life, here are 5 new books that came out in 2019 authored by our professional friends that we think are fantastic reads—in alphabetical order:   Bet on Talent: How to Create a Remarkable Culture That Wins the Hearts of […]

The Latest Leadership Recommendation from Lee’s Bookshelf – “Exceeding Expectations”

The Latest Leadership Recommendation from Lee’s Bookshelf – “Exceeding Expectations: Reflections on Leadership”. In this special book, General Looney reflects upon his most formidable experiences during a 40-year career and articulates his leadership philosophy, which is built around a very simple notion — the greatest leaders are those who not only “exceed expectations,” but also […]

Announcing the Release of “Tap Code”

Today is the book release of my friend and fellow POW, Col. Carlyle “Smitty” Harris, titled “Tap Code”. On this special Veterans Day, please take a moment read his harrowing story below and learn more about his new book at your favorite book retailer. Happy Veterans Day to all veterans, and thank you for your […]

The Latest Recommendation from Lee’s Bookshelf – “Bet on Talent”

The Latest Recommendation from Lee’s Bookshelf – “Bet on Talent” by Dee Ann Turner: How to Create a Remarkable Culture That Wins the Hearts of Customers. When it comes to running a business, the most important decisions a leader makes are not about products or locations–they’re about people. For the past 33 years, Dee Ann […]

The Latest Recommendation from Lee’s Bookshelf – “Helping People Change”

The Latest Recommendation from Lee’s Bookshelf – “Helping People Change: Coaching with Compassion for Lifelong Learning and Growth” by Richard Boyatzis,  Melvin L. Smith, and Ellen Van Oosten. In this brand new book, the authors use rich and moving real-life stories, as well as decades of original published research on coaching and helping relationships, to […]

Book Recommendation – “Scary Close”

The Latest Recommendation from Lee’s Bookshelf – “Scary Close: Dropping the Act and Finding True Intimacy” by Donald Miller. After decades of failed relationships and painful drama, Donald Miller decided he’d had enough. Impressing people wasn’t helping him connect with anyone. He’d built a life of public isolation, yet he dreamed of meaningful relationships. This […]

Bookshelf Recommendation – “Grateful American” by Gary Sinise

The Latest Recommendation from Lee’s Bookshelf – “Grateful American: A Journey from Self to Service” by Gary Sinise. As a kid in suburban Chicago, Gary was more interested in sports and rock ‘n’ roll than reading or schoolwork. But when he impulsively auditioned for a school production of West Side Story, he found his purpose–or […]

The Latest Recommendation from Lee’s Bookshelf – “Struggle Well”

The Latest Recommendation from Lee’s Bookshelf – “Struggle Well: Thriving in the Aftermath of Trauma by Ken Falke and Josh Goldberg”. Your struggle may come in different forms, and be given one of many different names, such as anxiety, depression, addiction, and/or PTSD. By embracing the struggle, rather than fighting it, you can stop surviving […]

Latest Book Recommendation – “No Matter What”

The Latest Leadership Recommendation from Lee’s Bookshelf – “No Matter What: The 10 Commitments of Accountability” by Sam Silverstein. This book starts with a simple “Yes” that forms a commitment you make to yourself and to the people around you. Rather than punitive and causing burden, it will help you harness the power of commitments […]

The Latest Recommendation from Lee’s Bookshelf – “The Firefly Effect”

The Latest Recommendation from Lee’s Bookshelf – “The Firefly Effect: Build Teams That Capture Creativity and Catapult Results” by Kimberly Douglas. Comparing the difficult act of harnessing and capturing creativity to the act of catching fireflies on a summer night, she explains what to do when the fireflies don’t show up (or when creativity dries […]