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12 lessons in business leadership : insights from the championship career of Tom Brady / Ciminelli, Anne Mary.
Twelve lessons in business leadership :
Leadership
Success in business
Brady, Tom, 1977- -- Career in football.

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Always day one : how the tech titans plan to stay on top forever / Kantrowitz, Alex.

"An acclaimed tech reporter reveals the inner workings of the most powerful companies in the world, taking you behind the scenes with Amazon's Jeff Bezos, Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, Google's Sundar Pichai, and Microsoft's Satya Nadella. At Amazon, "Day One" is code for working inventively and urgently, as if it were the first day of your startup. Day Two is, in Bezos's own words, is "stasis, followed by irrelevance, followed by excruciating, painful decline, followed by death." Amazon and its fellow tech giants are under fire for their size and power, but there's more to their story than anti-competitive practices and tax avoidance. These companies have kept ahead of the competition by embracing a new leadership model, one built for an age where companies can spin up new products and services at record speed. On the inside, these tech giants operate nothing like the corporate giants of the past -- like Exxon and GM -- which built core advantages and did everything they could to defend them. For these new goliaths, it's always day one. They are in a constant state of reinvention despite their massive size, understanding that once you become obsessed with the past, you will miss the future. Always Day One takes you deep inside these companies, revealing the uncommon cultures and leadership practices that have kept them from being picked apart by smaller, nimbler competitors. It details how their CEOs will do away with any obstacle blocking the free flow of ideas within their companies, how they're creating systems to bring the best of these ideas to life, and how they're using advanced workplace technology to make it all possible. Kantrowitz reveals a new model propelling their dominance at a stage when most big companies begin to decline. And he shows the way forward for anyone who wants to compete with -- and beat -- the existing tech giants"--Provided by publisher.

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Battle tested! : Gettysburg leadership lessons for 21st century leaders / Mccausland, Jeffrey D.

In order to be a truly effective leader, it is necessary to learn as much as possible from the examples of history—the disasters as well as the triumphs. At Gettysburg, Union and Confederate commanders faced a series of critical leadership challenges under the enormous stress of combat. The fate of the nation hung in the balance. These leaders each responded in different ways, but the concepts and principles they applied during those traumatic three days contain critical lessons for today’s leaders that are both useful and applicable—whether those leaders manage operations at a large corporation, supervise a public institution, lead an athletic team, or govern a state or municipality. In the twenty-first century, leadership is the indispensable quality that separates successful organizations from failures. Successful leaders communicate vision, motivate team members, and inspire trust. One must move both people and the collective organization into the future while, at the same time, dealing with the past. A leader must learn to master the dynamic requirements of decision-making and change.

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Busting the real estate investing lies : build wealth the smart way : through the most time-tested, least volatile path to financial freedom / Vreeland, Jimmy.

If you think that real estate investment is risky, costly, time-consuming, and complicated, think again. Investing in real estate is actually the smartest, most powerful tactic to create a reliable, passive form of income-if you use it right. In Busting the Real Estate Investment Lies, real estate expert Jimmy Vreeland has teamed up with life insurance guru Kim Butler to show you how to break the middle class myth and find financial freedom through the time-tested method of combining real estate with whole life insurance. Tackling the eight most common misconceptions about real estate investment-from thinking debt is bad to believing property ownership will eat your time-they lay out their proven eight-step plan for strategically building wealth. This isn't some get rich quick scheme, destined to crash and burn. This is your chance to truly reclaim financial freedom through steady, dependable income.

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Creating a drama-free workplace : the insider's guide to managing conflict, incivility & mistrust / Maravelas, Anna

"Contains strategies to avoid and reverse the troubling trends of tension and mistrust. Learn why trust and connectedness slips through our fingers, despite our yearnings for workplaces grounded in collaboration and success. The solutions in this book are compelling answers to universal problems, and often individuals ask, "Why didn't someone tell me this before?!" Stop common missteps before they walk out the door with your most valuable assets - trust, morale, and productivity. You can create the environments you desire and deserve with these proven skills grounded in neuroscience"--Provided by publisher.

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Creative construction : the DNA of sustained innovation / Pisano, Gary P.

Creating an innovation strategy -- Beginning the journey -- Navigating the route -- Whatever happened to Blockbuster? -- Is the party really over? -- Designing the innovation system -- Venturing outside your home court -- Synthesis -- When to hold 'em and when to fold 'em -- Building the culture -- The paradox of innovative cultures -- Leaders as cultural architects -- Becoming a creative constructive leader -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index.

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Good company / Blank, Arthur (Arthur M.)

Autobiographies
Blank, Arthur (Arthur M.)
Businessmen -- United States -- Biography
Entrepreneurship
Executives -- United States -- Biography
Football team owners -- United States -- Biography.
Home Depot (Firm) -- History.
Success in business

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Hope Blooms : plant a seed, harvest a dream / Hope Blooms (Firm)

There is an old saying that it takes a village to raise a child, but Jessie Jollymore has experienced through the youth of Hope Blooms, an inner city initiative she founded that engages at-risk youth, that sometimes it takes the children to raise the village. A dietitian who worked in inner city health for 15 years, Jollymore witnessed the challenges people face every day with food security, isolation, discrimination, and poverty. An idea bloomed of creating sustainable, youth-driven micro-economies: growing local food systems, growing social enterprises, and mentoring youth to become leaders of change. This led to over 50 youth ages 6 to 18 leading the way in growing over 3,000 pounds of organic produce yearly for their community, building innovative outdoor classrooms, and building a successful Fresh Herb Dressing social enterprise, with 100% of proceeds going toward growing food, and scholarships for youth. In this inspiring, vibrant book, the youth behind Hope Blooms tell the story of the social enterprise they built from the soil up, the struggles of "creating something from nothing," successfully navigating the world of business, and ultimately building resilience and leaving behind a legacy. Includes youth's words of wisdom, stories, and poetry, and over 75 colour photos.



Find accurate phone-verified information on every company in Canada in this database of 1.9 million businesses. Additionally their files are processed monthly against the National Change of Address Program.

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Research 11 million Canadian households with the largest database available. Records are 100% publicly sourced to comply with Canadian privacy laws.

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Provides access to specialized reference sources that used to be only available in library. eBooks available in this collection are: Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer; Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders; Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine; Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health; Scholarships, Fellowships, and Loans, 22nd ed.; and Nonfiction Literature Classics for Students.

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Scott’s Canadian Business Directory lists Canadian manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, sales agents and business services providers. This information is updated annually.

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