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The Latest Recommendation from Lee’s Bookshelf – “Building a StoryBrand”

The latest recommendation from Lee’s bookshelf – “Building a StoryBrand: Clarify Your Message So Customers Will Listen” by Donald Miller. Honorable leaders must have a base knowledge of all areas in work and business (besides your area of expertise or training). It creates better communication and camaraderie across department hallways. And for heaven’s sake, leaders […]

Updated Edition and Stockdale Leadership Insights

From our friends and colleagues, Taylor Baldwin Kiland and Peter Fretwell, the new updated paperback version of Lessons from the Hanoi Hilton: Six Characteristics of High-Performance Teams originally intended to focus their book on fighter pilot James Stockdale’s leadership style. But they found that his approach toward completing a mission was to assure that it […]

The latest recommendation from Lee’s bookshelf – “Roll the Pole”

The latest recommendation from Lee’s bookshelf – Roll the Pole: A Memoir by Richard Taylor Set an outlandish goal, but then achieving it is not all that’s it’s cracked up to be. It took Pat Epps and Richard Taylor three annual attempts to fly an airplane upside down over the Magnetic North Pole, just to […]

The latest recommendation from Lee’s bookshelf – “Never Fly Solo”

The latest recommendation from Lee’s bookshelf – “Never Fly Solo: Lead with Courage, Build Trusting Partnerships, and Reach New Heights in Business” by Robert “Waldo” Waldman. Waldo understands one thing better than most businesspeople: You can’t reach your highest potential alone. You need wingmen–trusted partners–who can help you overcome obstacles, adapt to change, and prepare […]

latest recommendation from Lee’s bookshelf – “The Power of Professionalism”

The latest recommendation from Lee Ellis’ bookshelf – The Power of Professionalism: The Seven Mind-Sets that Drive Performance and Build Trust by Bill Wiersma. In this book, Bill outlines the seven key mind-sets of trusted professionals, offering a blueprint for both individuals and organizations interested in fostering a culture of professionalism. You’ll see how uncompromising […]

The latest recommendation from Lee’s bookshelf – “In Extremis Leadership: Leading As IF your Life Depended On It”

The latest recommendation from Lee’s bookshelf – “In Extremis Leadership: Leading As IF your Life Depended On It” by Thomas A. Kolditz. The book describes a variety of high-risk situations that are ideal settings to seek and find great leaders, assess how they might be different, and to glean valuable insights for extraordinary leadership in […]

This month’s recommendation from Lee’s Bookshelf – “The Heart of Change”

This month’s recommendation from Lee’s Bookshelf – “The Heart of Change” by John P. Kotter. Building off of Kotter’s revolutionary eight-step process, this book vividly illustrates how large-scale business change can work. With real-life stories of people in organizations, the authors show how teams and individuals get motivated and activated to overcome obstacles to change—and […]

The Latest Recommendation from Lee’s Bookshelf – “It’s My Pleasure: The Impact of Extraordinary Talent and a Compelling Culture”

The Latest Recommendation from Lee’s Bookshelf – “It’s My Pleasure: The Impact of Extraordinary Talent and a Compelling Culture” by Dee Ann Turner. Based on her more than thirty years at Chick-fil-A, most of which have been spent as Vice President, Corporate Talent, Dee Ann Turner shares how Chick-fil-A has built a devoted talent and […]

The Latest Recommendation from Lee’s Bookshelf – “25 Ways to Control Your Stage Fright–and Become a Highly Confident Speaker!”

The Latest Recommendation from Lee’s Bookshelf – “25 Ways to Control Your Stage Fright–and Become a Highly Confident Speaker!” by Bill Lampton. Fear of giving speeches may have kept you from taking a leadership role in your work place, community, and civic organizations. To help you control your stage fright and speak with poise and […]

The Latest Recommendation from Lee’s Bookshelf – “The Inspiration Factor”

The latest recommendation from Lee’s bookshelf – “The Inspiration Factor: How you Can Revitalize Your Company Culture in 12 Weeks” by Terry Barber with Pat Springle. In this book, Barber uses insights, humor, and gripping stories to impart seven proven principles to help a person be an inspiration to others. This is the perfect time […]

The Latest Recommendation from Lee’s Bookshelf – “The Lens of Leadership: Being the Leader Others Want to Follow” by Cory Bouck

The Latest Recommendation from Lee’s Bookshelf – “The Lens of Leadership: Being the Leader Others Want to Follow” by Cory Bouck. The leadership exodus of the Baby Boomers is creating dramatically-accelerated promotions in organizations and leaving behind a significant leadership skills gap. Is your career not moving forward quickly enough? Are you in a little […]

The Latest Leadership Recommendation from Lee’s Bookshelf – The Oz Principle

The Latest Recommendation from Lee’s Bookshelf – The Oz Principle: Getting Results through Individual and Organizational Accountability. Like Dorothy and the gang in The Wizard of Oz, most businesspeople have the tools to succeed, but when things go wrong they blame circumstance or others instead of looking within for the true cause of unsatisfactory results. […]