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Turn the Ship Around!
A True Story of Turning Followers into Leaders
L. David Marquet - May 16, 2013
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"Leadership should mean giving control rather than taking control and creating leaders rather than forging followers." David Marquet, an experienced Navy officer, was used to giving orders. As newly appointed captain of the USS Santa Fe, a nuclear-powered submarine, he was responsible for more than a hundred sailors, deep in the sea. In this high-s...
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The Mythical Man-Month
Essays on Software Engineering, Anniversary Edition (2nd Edition)
Frederick P. Brooks Jr. - Aug 11, 1995 (first published in 1975)
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Few books on software project management have been as influential and timeless as The Mythical Man-Month. With a blend of software engineering facts and thought-provoking opinions, Fred Brooks offers insight for anyone managing complex projects. These essays draw from his experience as project manager for the IBM System/360 computer family and then...
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The 15 Commitments of Conscious Leadership
A New Paradigm for Sustainable Success
Jim Dethmer - Jan 09, 2015
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You’ll never see leadership the same way again after reading this book. These fifteen commitments are a distillation of decades of work with CEOs and other leaders. They are radical or provocative for many. They have been game changers for us and for our clients. We trust that they will be for you too. Our experience is that unconscious leadership ...
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The Great CEO Within
The Tactical Guide to Company Building
Matt Mochary - Dec 05, 2019
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Matt Mochary coaches the CEOs of many of the fastest-scaling technology companies in Silicon Valley. With The Great CEO Within, he shares his highly effective leadership and business-operating tools with any CEO or manager in the world. Learn how to efficiently scale your business from startup to corporation by implementing a system of accountabili...
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Strategic Project Management Made Simple
Practical Tools for Leaders and Teams
Terry Schmidt - Feb 09, 2009
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When Fortune Magazine estimated that 70% of all strategies fail, it also noted that most of these strategies were basically sound, but could not be executed. The central premise of Strategic Project Management Made Simple is that most projects and strategies never get off the ground because of adhoc, haphazard, and obsolete methods used to turn the...
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Project Management for Non-Project Managers
Jack Ferraro - Apr 18, 2012
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As a seasoned project management consultant and instructor for the American Management Association, author Jack Ferraro has gained years of experience bridging the gap between project managers and functional managers to help countless teams improve their performance. Now, in this practical guide he shares engaging stories and lessons from his exper...
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The Effective Executive
The Definitive Guide to Getting the Right Things Done (Harperbusiness Essentials)
Peter F. Drucker - Jan 03, 2006 (first published in 1966)
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What makes an effective executive?The measure of the executive, Peter F. Drucker reminds us, is the ability to "get the right things done." This usually involves doing what other people have overlooked as well as avoiding what is unproductive. Intelligence, imagination, and knowledge may all be wasted in an executive job without the acquired habits...
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Making Things Happen
Mastering Project Management (Theory in Practice)
Scott Berkun - Apr 08, 2008
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In the updated edition of this critically acclaimed and bestselling book, Microsoft project veteran Scott Berkun offers a collection of essays on field-tested philosophies and strategies for defining, leading, and managing projects. Each essay distills complex concepts and challenges into practical nuggets of useful advice, and the new edition now ...
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High Output Management
Andrew S. Grove - Aug 29, 1995 (first published in 1983)
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The essential skill of creating and maintaining new businesses—the art of the entrepreneur—can be summed up in a single word: managing. In High Output Management, Andrew S. Grove, former chairman and CEO (and employee number three) of Intel, shares his perspective on how to build and run a company. Born of Grove’s experiences at one of America’s le...
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The Innovator's Dilemma
When New Technologies Cause Great Firms to Fail
Clayton M. Christensen - Jan 05, 2016 (first published in 1997)
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The bestselling classic on disruptive innovation, by renowned author Clayton M. Christensen. His work is cited by the world’s best-known thought leaders, from Steve Jobs to Malcolm Gladwell. In this classic bestseller—one of the most influential business books of all time—innovation expert Clayton Christensen shows how even the most outstanding com...
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The Fast Forward MBA in Project Management
Eric Verzuh - Nov 09, 2015 (first published in 1999)
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The all-inclusive guide to exceptional project managementThe Fast Forward MBA in Project Management is the comprehensive guide to real-world project management methods, tools, and techniques. Practical, easy-to-use, and deeply thorough, this book gives you answers you need now. You'll find the cutting-edge ideas and hard-won wisdom of one of the fi...
Project Management Absolute Beginner's Guide by Greg Horine
The Essential Drucker by Peter F. Drucker
Project Management by Harold Kerzner
Brilliant Project Management by Stephen Barker
Measure What Matters by John Doerr
Inspired by Marty Cagan
Peopleware by Tom Demarco
Crossing the Chasm by Geoffrey A. Moore
Essential Scrum by Kenneth S. Rubin
Rescue the Problem Project by Todd C. Williams Pmp
Leading Change, With a New Preface by the Author by John P. Kotter
A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge by Project Management Institute
The Hard Thing About Hard Things by Ben Horowitz
Influence by Robert B. Cialdini
Creativity, Inc. by Ed Catmull
Radical Candor by Kim Scott
Scrum by Jeff Sutherland
FranklinCovey Project Management for The Unofficial Project Manager Paperback by Kory Kogon
The Toyota Way, Second Edition by Jeffrey Liker
Alpha Project Managers by Andy Crowe Pmp Pgmp
Project Management JumpStart by Kim Heldman
The ONE Thing by Gary Keller
The Making of a Manager by Julie Zhuo
The Culture Code by Dc
Escaping the Build Trap by Melissa Perri
Cracking the Sales Management Code by Jason Jordan
The New Rules of Management by Peter Cook
Do the Work by Steven Pressfield
The Accidental Sales Manager by Chris Lytle
Coaching Salespeople into Sales Champions by Keith Rosen
The New One Minute Manager by Ken Blanchard
Atomic Habits by James Clear
Blue Ocean Strategy by W. Chan Kim
Deep Work by Cal Newport
SPRINT by Zeratsky Jake Knapp
Work Rules! by Laszlo Bock
Good Strategy Bad Strategy by Richard Rumelt
Powerful by Patty McCord
The Manager's Path by Camille Fournier
Sales Management. Simplified. by Mike Weinberg
On the Edge by Alison Levine
Facilitator's Guide to Participatory Decision-Making by Sam Kaner
Lead Inside the Box by Victor Prince
Product Roadmaps Relaunched by C. Todd Lombardo
Sales Manager Survival Guide by Mr. David A Brock
Construction Management JumpStart by Barbara J. Jackson
The Project Management Answer Book by Jeff Furman
Cultivate by Morag Barrett
Finding Allies, Building Alliances by Mike Leavitt
Product Management For Dummies by Brian Lawley
Agile Change Management by Melanie Franklin
Be Fast or Be Gone by Andreas Scherer
Rapid Development by Steve McConnell
The Lean Product Playbook by Dan Olsen
Epiphanized by Bob Sproull
Explosive Growth by Cliff Lerner
Crystal Clear by Alistair Cockburn
Start at the End by Matt Wallaert
The Ride of a Lifetime by Robert Iger
Never Split the Difference by Chris Voss
Range by David Epstein
Rocket Men by Robert Kurson
Give and Take by Adam Grant
Factfulness by Hans Rosling
The Score Takes Care of Itself by Bill Walsh
Don't Make Me Think by Steve Krug
Building a StoryBrand by Donald Miller
Tools of Titans by Timothy Ferriss
The Power of Moments by Chip Heath
The Phoenix Project by Gene Kim
Goals! by Brian Tracy
Daring Greatly by Brené Brown
The Talent Code by Daniel Coyle
The Success Principles by Jack Canfield
Traction by Gino Wickman
Setting the Table by Danny Meyer
The Mom Test by Rob Fitzpatrick
Value Proposition Design by Alexander Osterwalder
The Sales Acceleration Formula by Mark Roberge
Leadershift by John C. Maxwell
The Halo Effect by Phil Rosenzweig
Crushing It! by Gary Vaynerchuk
The Innovator's Solution by Clayton M. Christensen
The Advantage by Patrick Lencioni
The 4 Disciplines of Execution by Chris McChesney
Swipe to Unlock by Neel Mehta
It's Your Ship by Captain D. Michael Abrashoff
New Sales. Simplified. by Mike Weinberg
Competing Against Luck by Clayton M. Christensen