Leadership & Management

  • Athena Rising

    How and Why Men Should Mentor Women, 1st Edition

    By W. Brad Johnson, David Smith

    Increasingly, new employees and junior members of any profession are encouraged-sometimes stridently-to "find a mentor!" Four decades of research reveals that the effects of mentorship can be profound and enduring; strong mentoring relationships have the capacity to transform individuals and entire…

    Hardback – 2018-03-19

  • Be the Business

    CIOs in the New Era of IT, 1st Edition

    By Martha Heller

    Remember the '70s? Way back then, IT was a mainframe that sat in some room and only a few people had a key. Flash forward a decade, and IT was a limited set of systems irrelevant to the vast majority of employees and customers. But today, all of the sudden, technology belongs to everyone. …

    Hardback – 2017-11-01

  • The Boomerang Principle

    Inspire Lifetime Loyalty from Your Employees, 1st Edition

    By Lee Caraher

    It is rare today for employees to stay with one organization for the long tenures that were the norm before the Great Recession. In fact, "job hopping" is the new norm, especially for Millennials. In The Boomerang Principle, companies learn how to leverage this fact rather than fear it. By…

    Hardback – 2017-04-11

  • Teach to Work

    How a Mentor, a Mentee, and a Project Can Close the Skills Gap in America, 1st Edition

    By Patty Alper

    The United States is abundantly rich in adults with "know how." By connecting mentors -- educated adults with expertise and knowledge -- with mentees -- teens and young adults who lack motivation, experience, and role models in their lives -- we can begin to close this gap dramatically. We can…

    Hardback – 2017-03-28

  • The Magnetic Leader

    How Irresistible Leaders Attract Employees, Customers, and Profits, 1st Edition

    By Roberta Chinsky Matuson

    Employees don’t work for companies; they work for people. The more irresistible you are as a leader, the more pull you have for employees to want to stay and for your customers to remain loyal. In The Magnetic Leader, Roberta Matuson asks us to consider that the quality of a company’s leadership is…

    Hardback – 2017-03-14

  • Small Acts of Leadership

    12 Intentional Behaviors That Lead to Big Impact, 1st Edition

    By G. Shawn Hunter

    In business today, there is no offline and there is no downtime. Professionals are both exhausted and depleted. Being constantly tethered to our work through technology makes us overwhelmed and shortsighted, and deprives us of time for meaningful reflection or thoughtful connection to our…

    Hardback – 2016-12-19

  • Mighty Midsized Companies

    How Leaders Overcome 7 Silent Growth Killers, 1st Edition

    By Robert Sher

    Midsized companies are often overlooked by Wall Street and mainstream media outlets, though they are an integral part of national economics. Thus it's important for national economic success to have a thriving midsized company sector. But that is not easy to do, largely because the factors that…

    Hardback – 2016-12-12

  • Truth from the Trenches

    A Practical Guide to the Art of It Management, 1st Edition

    By Mark Settle

    The IT management profession is not for the faint of heart. Anyone who has worked in this field is familiar with the unique (and borderline impossible) challenges of keeping pace with technological innovation while maintaining legacy systems, reskilling existing staff members and operating on…

    Hardback – 2016-12-12

  • Grace Meets Grit

    How to Bring Out the Remarkable, Courageous Leader Within, 1st Edition

    By Daina Middleton

    There is no mistaking that inequality in the workplace is still prevalent in the form of salary inequity and unequal representation in leadership and board positions. Too often conversations about inequality can lead to men and women believing they are alike. Women and men are not the same,…

    Hardback – 2016-10-18

  • Mission Control

    How Nonprofits and Governments Can Focus, Achieve More, and Change the World, 1st Edition

    By Liana Downey

    In the last ten years the number of nonprofits and social sector organizations has grown by almost 25 percent, while charitable giving declined 30 percent over the same period. As a result, many organizations are chasing grants, tweaking and adding to their core activities to match what they think…

    Hardback – 2016-06-02

  • Be Bad First

    Get Good at Things Fast to Stay Ready for the Future, 1st Edition

    By Erika Andersen

    We are operating in a world defined by constant connection, rapid change, and abundant choices. News that once took months, even years, to spread now reaches across the globe in seconds. Advances in medicine and science are pushing boundaries with gene therapy and stem cell transplants. And…

    Hardback – 2016-03-31

  • Unconventional Leadership

    What Henry Ford and Detroit Taught Me About Reinvention and Diversity, 1st Edition

    By Nancy M Schlichting

    What does it take to lead the successful turnaround of four consecutive organizations? What does it take to run a $5 billion business in Detroit as the city struggles to emerge from municipal bankruptcy and its worst ongoing crisis ever? What does it take to be a female CEO who has come up against…

    Hardback – 2015-12-01

  • No-Drama Leadership

    How Enlightened Leaders Transform Culture in the Workplace, 1st Edition

    By Marlene Chism

    Choice. Power. Speed. Today's leaders continually face these forces. But with too many choices, too much power, and too much speed, leaders often make decisions in a heightened state of emotion (and drama). Hasty decisions are often poor ones and in this climate there is no place to hide. Privacy…

    Hardback – 2015-05-28

  • Millennials & Management

    The Essential Guide to Making it Work at Work, 1st Edition

    By Lee Caraher

    As management ages and prepares to work longer than previous generations and Millennials join companies at steady rate, companies are suffering through tension and dissonance between Millennials and Boomers, and realizing that they can't just wait for management to age out to fix it. Finding…

    Hardback – 2014-11-06

  • Moxie

    The Secret to Bold and Gutsy Leadership, 1st Edition

    By John Baldoni

    Leaders today need to be mindful of their circumstances as well as mindful of their own strengths and shortcomings. They need to have the disposition to succeed as well as the inner resourcefulness to persevere. Leaders must be willing to do things differently but also draw on tried and true traits…

    Hardback – 2014-10-30

  • Social Leader

    Redefining Leadership for the Complex Social Age, 1st Edition

    By Frank Guglielmo, Sudhanshu Palsule

    Technology, global economics, and demographics are colluding to create workspaces that thrive on communities rather than hierarchies. Our industrial paradigm with its roots in the military is swiftly being replaced by a paradigm based on networks that are held together by passion and social…

    Hardback – 2014-10-23

  • Bring Work to Life by Bringing Life to Work

    A Guide for Leaders and Organizations, 1st Edition

    By Tracy Brower

    Organizations accomplish results when they powerfully engage employees and capture their discretionary time. This is more important than ever during this period where employees are facing unprecedented time poverty. Technology has blurred the lines between employees' work and personal lives, and…

    Hardback – 2014-10-16

  • 60-Minute CEO

    Mastering Leadership an Hour at a Time, 1st Edition

    By Dick Cross

    Looking toward the C-suite? Take heed. Author and serial CEO Dick Cross pulls back the curtain on this top leadership role, explaining in his new book that being a successful leader, running a business, and doing it extraordinarily well isn't a full-time job. In 60-Minute CEO: The Fast Track to Top…

    Hardback – 2014-05-08

  • Case of the Missing Cutlery

    A Leadership Course for the Rising Star, 1st Edition

    By Kevin Allen

    Kevin Allen, author of the Wall Street Journal best-selling The Hidden Agenda: A Proven Way to Win Business and Create a Following, is back, with a fabulously entertaining (and true) tale of a newly minted leader made buoyant during The Case of the Missing Cutlery: A Leadership Course for the…

    Hardback – 2014-03-27

  • Ego vs. EQ

    How Top Leaders Beat 8 Ego Traps With Emotional Intelligence, 1st Edition

    By Jen Shirkani

    In EGO vs. EQ, Jen Shirkani shares strategies for using emotional intelligence (EQ) as a tool to avoid career derailment. The executive leadership failure rate is high: two in five CEOs fail in the first 18 months on the job.  This book teaches you how to identify the most common reasons for…

    Hardback – 2013-11-05

  • Conversational Intelligence

    How Great Leaders Build Trust and Get Extraordinary Results, 1st Edition

    By Judith E. Glaser

    The key to success in life and business is to become a master at Conversational Intelligence. It's not about how smart you are, but how open you are to learn new and effective powerful conversational rituals that prime the brain for trust, partnership, and mutual success. Conversational…

    Hardback – 2013-10-01

  • Success in Africa

    CEO Insights from a Continent on the Rise, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Berman

    In an era of slowing growth, Africa is home to a trillion-dollar, resource-rich economy, and six of the ten fastest growing markets in the world. Success in Africa introduces the ambitious CEOs who are building the continent. These  stories of growth, technology, and tradition bring life to…

    Hardback – 2013-09-17

  • Wisdom of Titans

    Secrets of Success from Entrepreneurs Who Rose to the Top, 1st Edition

    By William J Ferguson

    Becoming a successful entrepreneur takes energy and drive. Less than 20% make it beyond the first three years. Achieving the next level, the status of business titan -- the upper echelon of leadership -- takes an unrelenting commitment to turn an idea into a plan, a plan into a startup venture, and…

    Hardback – 2013-06-21

  • Chocolate Conversation

    Lead Bittersweet Change, Transform Your Business, 1st Edition

    By Rose Fass

    The single factor that determines success or failure in big business today is conversation. Great leaders use public and private conversation to send a clear message, cultivate a common worldview, set high standards and reachable goals, and uncover concerns that can undermine an organization. So…

    Hardback – 2013-05-09

  • CIO Paradox

    Battling the Contradictions of It Leadership, 1st Edition

    By Martha Heller

    Regardless of industry, most major companies are becoming technology companies. The successful management of information has become so critical to a company's goals, that in many ways, now is the age of the CIO. Yet IT executives are besieged by a host of contradictions: bad technology can bring a…

    Hardback – 2012-11-08

  • Complete Executive

    The 10-Step System to Powering Up Peak Performance, 1st Edition

    By Karen Wright, Michael Bungay Stanier

    Being a leader requires much more than just understanding how to run a business. Today's executive is under a unique set of demands, coming from multiple stakeholders. In The Complete Executive, long-time executive coach Karen Wright introduces a unique 10-step system that takes all of these…

    Hardback – 2012-10-24

  • Leader's Climb

    A Business Tale of Rising to the New Leadership Challenge, 1st Edition

    By Bob Parsanko

    "Adam was stuck." And with this simple phrase, The Leader's Climb introduces the reader to an engaging tale of how leaders often ascend quickly to the top, only to unknowingly slip down a path of decline-until it is too late. In this novel approach to the subject, set against the backdrop of a…

    Hardback – 2012-10-11

  • Just Run It!

    Running an Exceptional Business is Easier Than You Think, 1st Edition

    By Dick Cross

    The growth engine of the global economy is no longer through mega-production and huge conglomerates, but rather through the proliferation of smaller enterprises. In America alone, tens of thousands of businesses crop up each year. Unfortunately, few will succeed, though not due to a lack of…

    Hardback – 2012-04-30

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