The Leadership Challenge Sixth Edition: How to Make Extraordinary Things Happen in Organizations [Audiobook]

The Leadership Challenge Sixth Edition: How to Make Extraordinary Things Happen in Organizations [Audiobook]
The Leadership Challenge Sixth Edition: How to Make Extraordinary Things Happen in Organizations [Audiobook] by James M Kouzes, Barry Posner, read by Brian Holsopple
2017 | MP3@64 kbps | 11 hrs 3 mins | 304.04MB

The most trusted source of leadership wisdom, updated to address today's realities.

The Leadership Challenge is the gold-standard manual for effective leadership, grounded in research and written by the premier authorities in the field. With deep insight into the complex interpersonal dynamics of the workplace, this book positions leadership both as a skill to be learned and as a relationship that must be nurtured to reach its full potential. This new sixth edition has been revised to address current challenges and includes more international examples and a laser focus on business issues; you'll learn how extraordinary leaders accomplish extraordinary things and how to develop your leadership skills and style to deliver quality results every time. Engaging stories delve into the fundamental roles that great leaders fulfill, and simple frameworks provide a primer for those who seek continuous improvement; by internalizing key insights and putting concepts into action, you'll become a more effective, more impactful leader.

A good leader gets things done; a great leader aspires, inspires, and achieves more. This book highlights the differences between good and great, and shows you how to bridge the chasm between getting things done and making things happen.

  • Gain deep insight into leadership's critical role in organizational health
  • Navigate the shift toward team-oriented work relationships
  • Motivate and inspire to break through the pervasive new cynicism
  • Leverage the electronic global village to deliver better results

Business is evolving at an increasingly rapid rate, and leaders must keep pace with the changes or risk stagnation. People work differently, are motivated differently, and have different expectations today - business as usual is quickly losing its effectiveness. The Leadership Challenge helps you stay current, relevant, and effective in the modern workplace.

Unshakeable: Your Financial Freedom Playbook [Audiobook]

Unshakeable: Your Financial Freedom Playbook [Audiobook]
Unshakeable: Your Financial Freedom Playbook [Audiobook] by Tony Robbins, read by Tony Robbins, Jeremy Bobb
2017 | MP3@64 kbps + AZW3 | 7 hrs 21 mins | 202.05MB

After interviewing 50 of the world's greatest financial minds and penning the number-one New York Times best seller Money: Master the Game, Tony Robbins returns with a step-by-step playbook, taking you on a journey to transform your financial life and accelerate your path to financial freedom. No matter your salary, your stage of life, or when you started, this book will provide the tools to help you achieve your financial goals more rapidly than you ever thought possible.

Robbins, who has coached more than 50 million people from 100 countries, is the world's number-one life and business strategist. In this book he teams up with Peter Mallouk, the only man in history to be ranked the number-one financial advisor in the United States for three consecutive years by Barron's. Together they reveal how to become unshakeable - someone who can not only maintain true peace of mind in a world of immense uncertainty, economic volatility, and unprecedented change but profit from the fear that immobilizes so many. Through plain English and inspiring stories, you'll discover...

  • How to put together a simple, actionable plan that will deliver true financial freedom
  • Strategies from the world's top investors on how to protect yourself and your family and maximize profit from the inevitable crashes and corrections to come
  • How a few simple steps can add a decade or more of additional retirement income by discovering what your 401(k) provider doesn't want you to know
  • The core four principles that most of the world's greatest financial minds utilize so that you can maximize upside and minimize downside
  • The fastest way to put money back in your pocket: uncover the hidden fees and half truths of Wall Street - how the biggest firms keep you overpaying for underperformance

Master the mind-set of true wealth, and experience the fulfillment you deserve today.

The Fuzzy and the Techie: Why the Liberal Arts Will Rule the Digital World [Audiobook]

The Fuzzy and the Techie: Why the Liberal Arts Will Rule the Digital World [Audiobook]
The Fuzzy and the Techie: Why the Liberal Arts Will Rule the Digital World [Audiobook] by Scott Hartley, read by Scott Merriman
2017 | MP3@64 kbps + EPUB | 8 hrs 35 mins | 235.94MB

A finalist for the 2016 Financial Times/McKinsey Bracken Bower Prize

A leading venture capitalist offers surprising revelations on who is going to be driving innovation in the years to come.

Scott Hartley first heard the terms fuzzy and techie while studying political science at Stanford University. If you majored in the humanities or social sciences, you were a fuzzy. If you majored in the computer sciences, you were a techie. This informal division has quietly found its way into a default assumption that has misled the business world for decades: that it's the techies who drive innovation.

But in this brilliantly contrarian book, Hartley reveals the counterintuitive reality of business today: it's actually the fuzzies - not the techies - who are playing the key roles in developing the most creative and successful new business ideas. They are often the ones who understand the life issues that need solving and offer the best approaches for doing so. It is they who are bringing context to code, and ethics to algorithms. They also bring the management and communication skills, the soft skills that are so vital to spurring growth.

Hartley looks inside some of today's most dynamic new companies, reveals breakthrough fuzzy-techie collaborations, and explores how such collaborations are at the center of innovation in business, education, and government, and why liberal arts are still relevant in our techie world.

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