Business leaders have to have two things in order to achieve, according to Daniel Harkavy: decision-making ability and influence. Arriving at that rare combination of strengths is largely a matter of mindset. In seven concise chapters, Harkavy identifies the seven perspectives that produce great decision making and strong influence. He argues that every leader must […]
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If you’re an employee, this is frightening, until you realize that there are jobs that can’t be in a manual, and people who aren’t so interchangeable. … Our job is to connect to people, to interact with them in a way that leaves them better than we found them, more able to get where they’d like to go.
A little over a year ago, we announced the Thomas Nelson Book Review Bloggers program. The purpose of the program is to provide free books to bloggers in exchange for a 200-word review of the book. We don’t require positive reviews. We want bloggers to be honest in their assessment of the books they read. Today, we are introducing a re-branding of that original concept.
For the past several months, I have been thinking about starting a mentoring group. As a result, I have bought a bunch of books on the topic. However, the best one I have read so far is Mentor Like Jesus by Regi Campbell. In a moment, I will tell you how to get a free copy.
In How the Mighty Fall, author Jim Collins answers the question, “How can large successful companies fail after decades of growth and stability?” Tim Irwin asks a similar question about leaders in his new book, Derailed: Five Lessons Learned from Catastrophic Failures of Leadership (Thomas Nelson, 2009). In a moment, I will tell you how to get a free copy.
Craig Groeschel is the founding pastor of LifeChurch.tv, a multi-campus church with dozens of weekly services in thirteen locations, including an Internet campus. In his book, It: How Churches and Leaders Can Get It and Keep It, he describes that illusive something that some leaders and organizations have and others don’t. In a moment, I will tell you how to get a copy FREE.
Chris Anderson is the editor in chief of Wired magazine. He is also the author or The Long Tail: Why the Future of Business Is Selling Less of More, one of the most talked about books—and concepts—in the publishing industry. He is also the author of the new book, Free: The Future of a Radical Price. In a moment, I will tell you how to get a copy FREE—which seems especially appropriate for this book!
A new documentary, “Lord, Save Us From Your Followers”” opens in theaters today. Gail and I recently watched a prerelease version of the movie. We both loved it. I highly recommend that you see it.
Andy Stanley is one of my favorite authors. I listen to his leadership podcast religiously. We also had the privilege of publishing his new book, The Principle of the Path: How to Get From Where You Are to Where You Want to Be. In a few minutes, I’ll tell you how to get a copy FREE, along with a few other cool gifts.