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The excerpt below is the first chapter--or "week" as the chapters are called--from the new book, Job Spa: 12 Weeks to Refresh, Refocus, and Recommit to Your Career. They call their chapters "weeks" because the suggest you read a chapter a week, applying the lessons from each chapter as you go along.
April 23, 2008
Publishers Weekly released its bestseller list late last month. A Thousand Splendid Suns topped the fiction category, while The Secret took the top nonfiction spot. But, those books get enough love, so we thought we would list the business titles that show up on the list (they list all books that
April 22, 2008
It's Day 16.
The book and beard are both longer. The book currently weighs in at 87,126 words spread out over 429 manuscript pages.
April 17, 2008
George Washington on Leadership by Richard Brookhiser showed up on my desk the other day and it looked like a very timely read, what with the debates going on and the United States searching for a new president. So, what about the first leader anyway? Why would anything he did be relevant now?
There's a lot of controversy surrounding yesterday's release of Steve Miller's book, The Turnaround Kid: What I Learned Rescuing America's Most Troubled Companies. Miller is the former CEO of Delphi Corp. , the auto-parts supplier; he was called in to help bail out the company.
April 16, 2008
Thanks to John Hammergren, author of Skin in the Game: How Putting Yourself First Today Will Revolutionize Health Care Tomorrow, for offering us this article on his views about the role of business in health care reform. Hammergren is a leader at McKesson Corporation, a 175-year-old heath care company.
April 14, 2008
The Adventures of Johnny Bunko >>The Wall Street Journal | Please, Johnny, Work Harder
Now workplace strategist Daniel H. Pink, who is all of 43, has taken this pattern to outrageous, delightful extremes.
April 10, 2008
We have some interesting and counterintuitive advice this month. David Rendall advises us to flaunt our weaknesses, Barry Moltz tells us to temper our ambition, and Robert Rosen believes that we can, and should, use our anxiety to become better leaders. We also have Francis Wade weighing in on time
April 09, 2008
Guy Kawasaki launched the aggregator site called Alltop last week. What they do:
We help you explore your passions by collecting stories from "all the top" sites on the web. We've grouped these collections -- "aggregations" -- into individual Alltop sites based on topics such as environment, photography,
April 08, 2008
Here's what 800-CEO-READ shipped to other countries in March. Here's what they're reading overseas. :
The Big Switch - Quebec, Canada
Purpose - Besiktas, Istanbul
The Quest for Global Dominance: 2nd Edition - Shanghai, China
Get Out of Your Own Way - Frankfort, Germany
Who's Your City?
April 03, 2008