In his new book Step Up and Lead, Frank Viscuso--author, speaker, and career deputy chief--shares the secrets of effective fire service leadership, introduces the traits and skills essential for successful fire service leaders, and discusses the importance of customer service. Designed to help you reach the top of your profession, this new book is considered must-read material for anyone who is ready to step up and lead!
Through powerful stories and proven principles, Step Up Your Teamwork teaches how to create momentum, prepare for success, prevent collapse, and turn a group of individuals into a high-functioning team. Frank Viscuso encourages each person to tap into individual talents, skills, and abilities and recognize how to use these skills to improve the team as a whole. The book discusses various proven firefighting team-building methods you can implement immediately.
Praise for Everyone Leads "If America is going to continue to thrive in the twenty-firstcentury, we must strengthen our sense of community. In EveryoneLeads, Schmitz lays out the challenges for those of us who have apassion to make a difference and, more important, the strategies tospark lasting change from the grassroots up. His unique perspectiveand experience make this a must-read for communityactivists."—Geoffrey Canada, president and CEO, HarlemChildren's Zone "This moment in history demands that we stop waiting forothers—especially others living in Washington, D.C.—tosolve the problems and right the wrongs of our times. Now, morethan ever, we must mine the most underutilized resource availableto us: We the People. Everyone Leads shows us how."—AriannaHuffington, president and executive editor, Huffington Post MediaGroup "Social change has always come from the leadership of the many,not the few. Everyone Leads shows us how we can all step up andcontribute to social change."—Tavis Smiley, author,broadcaster, philanthropist "Every nonprofit can learn from Public Allies' example that theleadership we need to solve problems exists within our communities.Everyone Leads is a guide to inclusion, collaboration, andcommunity building that will inspire readers to see leadership andopportunity in places we don't usually look."—Sterling Speirn,CEO, W.K. Kellogg Foundation "Schmitz has produced the road map we need for this 'all handson deck' moment when we need a new spirit of collaborativeleadership and action to face the problems of our day. Reading thisbook, we are not surprised that Michelle Obama learned from PublicAllies how to build leaders and build communities."—HarrisWofford, former United States Senator, and CEO of the Corporationfor National and Community Service under President Bill Clinton Register at www.josseybass.com/emailfor more information on ourpublications, authors, and to receive special offers.
Topics Include: Improving morale; Critiquing and delegation techniques; Dealing with insubordination; Conducting effective meetings and after-action reviews.
If you’ve ever asked yourself why you do what you do, or wondered what your purpose is in life, this book is for you. The lives of an intensely-driven basketball coach, an ultra-successful CEO, and an unassuming janitor all intersect in this captivating parable about leadership, relationships, and the pursuit of success. An unforgettable story packed with profound truths, LEAD . . . for God’s Sake! will challenge you to think deeply about who you are as a leader, what success means to you, and why you do what you do. Whether you’re leading a business, a team, or your own family, this book is the first and most important step to becoming the leader you were meant to be.
In Deutschland sitzen in den Vorständen der 100 umsatzstärksten Firmen gerade einmal drei Prozent Frauen. International sieht es nicht viel besser aus. Sheryl Sandberg ist COO von Facebook und gehörte davor zur Führungsmannschaft bei Google. Zusammen mit ihrem Mann Dave erzieht sie zwei kleine Kinder. Sie ist eine der wenigen sichtbaren Top-Managerinnen weltweit und ein Vorbild für Frauen aller Generationen. In ihrem Buch widmet sie sich ihrem Herzensthema: Wie können mehr Frauen in anspruchsvollen Jobs an die Spitze gelangen? Sie beschreibt äußere und innere Barrieren, die Frauen den Aufstieg verwehren. Sandberg zeigt, wie jede Frau ihre Ziele erreichen kann.
In Leaving a Legacy, high school students are explained of the greatness that God placed within them and are challenged to use that greatness to leave a legacy during their high school years.
This book examines the often overlooked and always challenging position of associate/assistant dean. While readers may find themselves saying, 'I wish someone had told me that!' Stone and Coussons-Read infuse optimism and enthusiasm into their discussions of the good, the bad, and the ugly inherent in the role of associate/assistant dean.
The biggest barrier that all sales distributors have to overcome is fear. Fear of rejection. Fear of making decisions. Fear of change. Fear of failure. And of course the big one - fear of success! It is this fear (and all of its cousins like worry, anxiety, and self-doubt) that paralyzes you and keeps you from higher levels of success.In this eBook, Lisa gives you a 3-Step Process that empowers you to overcome fear, reject rejection, and be free to get on with creating and achieving what you really want! Lisa will guide you in an understanding of why you do what you do and help you to break through these patterns of limitation.You will laugh (and be shocked) when you discover the hidden messages that your behavior is screaming out. Through personal stories and humor, Lisa reveals the most common ways that people's belief systems can actually repel success! Positive thinking by itself just isn't enough. This eBook will teach the steps to improve your results by developing an unstoppable belief system. In this powerful program, you will: Identify and overcome self-limiting beliefs Stop procrastination and self-sabotage Reject rejection with the L.O.A. (Law of Average) Break through negative programming NOW Raise your self-esteem and confidence level Create momentum to stay motivated Know what you REALLY want and become Unstoppable Master the "Power of 5" to Accomplish what you want with velocity Attract and sponsor more leadersThe power in this eBook comes from blending the two disciplines of psychology and spirituality. By blending the head and heart aspects of motivation, you will master the strongest combination of handling rejection, conquering fear and become unstoppable!"
Husbands Step Up Your Game: Lead. Love. Build. Fight. is a clarion call to men to get into a position to not only succeed in their marriages and homes but to receive the full blessings and favor of God upon their lives. In this 31-day devotional book, you will find short, easy to read and easy to follow devotionals that are power packed with straight-forward, biblically based messages that will resonate with where you walk daily. You will gain a better understanding than ever before of just how significant and far-reaching your role truly is. This men
John P. Kotters wegweisendes Werk Leading Change erschien 1996 und zählt heute zu den wichtigsten Managementbüchern überhaupt. Es wurde in zahlreiche Sprachen übersetzt und millionenfach verkauft. Der Druck auf Unternehmen, sich den permanent wandelnden internen und externen Einflüssen zu stellen, wird weiter zunehmen. Dabei gehört ein offener, aber professionell geführter Umgang mit Change-Prozessen zu den Wesensmerkmalen erfolgreicher Unternehmen im 21. Jahrhundert und zu den größten Herausforderungen in der Arbeit von Führungskräften. Einer der weltweit renommiertesten Experten auf diesem Gebiet hat basierend auf seinen Erfahrungen aus Forschung und Praxis einen visionären Text geschrieben, der zugleich inspirierend und gefüllt ist mit bedeutenden Implikationen für das Change-Management. Leading Change zeigt Ihnen, wie Sie Wandlungsprozesse in Unternehmen konsequent führen. Beginnend mit den Gründen, warum viele Unternehmen an Change-Prozessen scheitern, wird im Anschluss ein Acht-Stufen-Plan entwickelt, der Ihnen hilft, pragmatisch einen erfolgreichen Wandel zu gestalten. Wenn Sie wissen möchten, warum Ihre letzte Change-Initiative scheiterte, dann lesen Sie dieses Buch am besten gleich, sodass Ihr nächstes Projekt von Erfolg gekrönt wird. Ralf Dobelli, getabstract.com Leading Change is simply the best single work I have seen on strategy implementation. William C. Finnie, Editor-in-Chief Strategy & Leadership Leading Change ist ein weltweiter, zeitloser Bestseller. Werner Seidenschwarz, Seidenschwarz & Comp.
Selbstliebe statt Perfektionismus In einer Welt, in der die Furcht zu versagen zur zweiten Natur geworden ist, erscheint Verletzlichkeit als gefährlich. Doch das Gegenteil ist der Fall: Die renommierte Psychologin Brené Brown zeigt, dass Verletzlichkeit der Ort ist, wo Liebe, Zugehörigkeit, Freude und Kreativität entstehen. Unter ihrer behutsamen Anleitung erforschen wir unsere Ängste und entwickeln eine machtvolle neue Vision, die uns ermutigt, Großes zu wagen.
Each Public Papers volume contains the papers and speeches of the President of the United States issued by the Office of the Press Secretary during the specified time period. The material is presented in chronological order, and the dates shown in the headings are the dates of the documents or events. In instances when the release date differs from the date of the document itself, that fact is shown in the text note. The appendixes in each Public Papers volume provide listings of a digest of the Presdient's daily schedule and meetings, when announced, and other items of general interest issed by the Officeof the Press Secretary; The President's nominations submitted to the Senate; A checklist of materials released by the Office of the Press Secretary that are not printed full-text in the book; and a table of Proclamations, Executive orders, and other Presidential documents released by the Office of the Press Secretary and published in the Federal Register.
Does it feel like God has stopped listening to your prayers? Do you approach prayer with confidence or with confusion? Perhaps you have given up organized prayer entirely, resorting to monotonous, habitual, shallow repetitions--day after day after day. This work will address these and other questions we all have about communicating with God. In these pages you will find straight talk about substantial pitfalls along the road to authentic prayer. Dr. Tom Hauff provides an in-depth investigation into the ways we pray, the goals prayer should accomplish, and how we respond to God's answers. You will find that God has not stopped listening and that prayer does not have to be confusing. It can be vibrant and life-giving, productive and encouraging, but there is a key to such a prayer life. In this book, in an easily accessible way, Dr. Hauff unfolds this foundational key: We genuinely communicate in prayer only when we learn to listen honestly to God.
Workplace teams are supposed to harness employees' talents to tackle challenges. But the reality often falls short ... Now imagine having a team where everyone steps up and performs all of the leadership tasks. Imagine a team that is constantly sharing knowledge and pushing the envelope--one that does long term planning and produces outstanding performance. A Team of Leaders shows readers how to design systems that nurture the leadership potential of every employee--the key to creating high-performance teams. The book's proven principles and techniques include:? The Five-Stage Team Development.
Describes how employees at any level or position within an organization can exercise leadership when it matters most and make the decision to confront unproductive behavior modeled on six regularly occurring examples including “Get Angry, Not Stupid” and “Avoid Terminal Politeness.”
The authoritative updated and revised action plan for leaders entering new roles Your first 100 days in a new leadership role are critical to the success of your mission, your relationship with your new team, and your career. Turnover is high among new leaders who "didn't work out" and the costs to them and their organizations are dramatic. The solution is for every new leader to have an "onboarding" plan. This updated and revised third edition of the bestseller The New Leader's 100-Day Action Plan delivers expert guidance to prepare executives for their new leadership roles, accelerate their results, and reduce turnover. With new chapters and sample action plans, the third edition: Helps you assess the internal political culture you'll be facing Explains why your new job doesn't start on "Day 1" but on the day you accept the offer--and how to use the valuable time before "Day 1" Explains the "BRAVE" approach to motivating your new team members by understanding their Behaviors, Relationships, Attitudes, Values, and Environment Includes downloadable forms to help you plan Provides advice for your bosses—so they'll know how to help you succeed The third edition also includes a new 100-Hour Action Plan for crisis situations, which has been adopted by the American Red Cross. The new edition also explains how to use social media and other communication tools to reach and motivate your stakeholders. Discover the right approach for your new role and engage your new colleagues by fully understanding the unwritten rules of the new context. The New Leader's 100-Day Action Plan helps deliver better results faster.
Michael stood there in the darkness looking in on her, stopping only briefly to take a slow drag from the cigar. He rolled it back and forth between his thumb and index finger. Shadows and smoke and old memories and low flute music swirled around his head. The memories that had haunted him were chased away momentarily by the realization that he had finally reached the point he had been converging on for so many years. Whatever the outcome, he had won her back, for the time being at least. Whatever this relationship was to become, it was now up to her. Just like it was then. Small comfort for a hopeless romantic, but comfort nonetheless. Smoke rose from his cigar and circled around the doorframe as he reached out for the worn doorknob, pulled it to him and took what was left of his demons back to the deck with him.
Based on interviews with pastors of growing churches, as well as personal experience, this book identifies the most common mistakes pastors make that keep otherwise healthy churches from reaping the harvest God has prepared. Each chapter spotlights a common mistake, gives real-life examples, uses a generous dose of humor, and provides a practical course of action to recover from the error. The book draws from the experience of Seacoast Church as well as pastors such as Craig Groeschel, Chris Hodges, Perry Nobel, Mark Batterson, Dave Ferguson, Scott Chapman, Dino Rizzo, Ron Hamilton, and Dave Browning, Church leaders will be encouraged to realize that they are not the only ones who struggle, and that turning their situation around may not be as daunting a task as they think. This is a field guide for the common pastor based on actual churches of all sizes.