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The Effective Change Manager’s Handbook: Essential Guidance to the Change Management Body of Knowledge


The Effective Change Manager’s Handbook is explicitly designed to help practitioners, employers and academics define and practice change management successfully and to develop change management maturity within their organization. A single-volume learning resource covering the range of knowledge required it includes chapters from established thought leaders on topics ranging from benefits management, stakeholder strategy, facilitation, change readiness, project management and education and learning support. Covering the whole process from planning to implementation, it offers practical tools, techniques and models to effectively support any change initiative.

The Power of Positive Leadership: How and Why Positive Leaders Transform Teams and Organizations and Change the World…


We are not positive because life is easy. We are positive because life can be hard. As a leader, you will face numerous obstacles, negativity, and tests. There will be times when it seems as if everything in the world is conspiring against you and your vision seems more like a fantasy than a reality. That’s why positive leadership is essential! Positive leadership is not about fake positivity. It is the real stuff that makes great leaders great. The research is clear. Being a positive leader is not just a nice way to lead. It’s the way to lead if you want to build a great culture, unite your organization in the face of adversity, develop a connected and committed team and achieve excellence and superior results. Since writing the mega best seller The Energy Bus, Jon Gordon has worked and consulted with leaders who have transformed their companies, organizations and schools, won national championships and are currently changing the world. He has also interviewed some of the greatest leaders of our time and researched many positive leaders throughout history and discovered their paths to success. In this pioneering book Jon Gordon shares what he has learned and provides a comprehensive framework on positive leadership filled with proven principles, compelling stories, practical ideas and practices that will help anyone become a positive leader. There is a power associated with positive leadership and you can start benefiting yourself and your team with it today.

The Theory and Practice of Change Management


John Hayes’ bestselling textbook combines a scholarly discussion of change management with a host of practical tools and techniques. It provides future managers with all the skills they need to diagnose the need for change and to ensure its successful implementation. The book’s unique underpinning framework views change as a purposeful and constructed sequence of events, rather than something chaotic and unmanageable. Its hands-on approach includes a number of ‘Change Tools’ that students can apply to various scenarios, an array of case studies and examples based on real-life organisations worldwide and video interviews with experienced change practitioners, who share their insights on key topics.   The book will be essential reading for final-year business undergraduates, as well as MBA and postgraduate students who are taking modules in change management or organisational change. It is also ideal for change practitioners and consultants.

THRIVE: The Facilitator’s Guide to Radically Inclusive Meetings


Hundreds of meetings fill our lives. Many are deadly dull. Some crash. Some soar. Some exclude. Some embrace diverseperspectives and generate great results. THRIVE: The Facilitator’s Guide to Radically Inclusive Meetings is packed withproven methods to engage all voices and make meetings a joy. Whether you are a nonprofit or business leader, manager,consultant, planner, or simply someone who wants your meetings to be more productive, THRIVE is for you.THRIVE teaches dozens of techniques to include all voices and generate maximum results in all types of meetings, retreats, and conferences. Readers will learn the following:• Deep listening skills to better empathize and understand clients and co-workers.• How to develop personal mindfulness and emotional intelligence to better lead groups with poise.• How to build mutual respect through behavioral covenants, especially helpful in multicultural settings.• How to craft agendas with clear purpose, process and specific outcomes.• How to engage every voice through group planning techniques including World Café, Open SpaceTechnology and Appreciative Inquiry.• How to facilitate strategic plans that lead to whole systems change.• How to facilitate effectively in polarized and conflicted meetings.• How to facilitate well in every setting imaginable.

Time for Change: Four Essential Skills for Transformational School and District Leaders (Educational Leadership…


Transformational leaders have four distinctive skills: strong communication, the ability to build trust, the ability to increase the skills of those they lead, and a results orientation. Time for Change offers powerful guidance for those seeking to develop and strengthen the educational leadership skills needed for change management and overcoming resistance to change. Throughout this authoritative guide, Anthony Muhammad and Luis F. Cruz share concrete tools and strategies that will prepare you to lead your school toward lasting, meaningful, and strategic change. Use this educational leadership book to inspire a shared vision and help in overcoming resistance to change: Develop an understanding of educational leadership and change management as skills that can be practiced and improved. Consider three questions of transformational leadership (Why? Who? How?) and then Do! Learn about the technical and cultural dimensions of change and the ways in which both must be addressed. Understand the reasons behind resistance to change and how to manage it through effective leadership. Synthesize your skills as a school leader and utilize them to effect strategic change. Contents: Introduction Chapter 1: Finding Balance for Systems Change Chapter 2: Communicating the Rationale — Building Cognitive Investment Chapter 3: Establishing Trust — Making an Emotional Investment Chapter 4: Building Capacity — Making a Functional Investment Chapter 5: Getting Results — Collecting the Return on Investment Chapter 6: Tying It All Together Afterword: Final Thoughts References and Resources

TIME MANAGEMENT STRATEGY: The Secrets Of Successful People Revealed: The Habits Of The Best Entrepreneurs, The Most…


You Are About To Discover Where And Why You’ve Been Failing At Time Management, How To Break The Endless Cycle Of Failures, Manage Your Time Well And Ultimately Become More Productive, More Self-Disciplined And Achieve More Than You’ve Ever Imagined Possible!What makes some people successful?Why are some people said to achieve more in one year than others would in a lifetime?I’m sure you have a couple of names that you’d mention if you were asked to define success- be it businesspeople, athletes, scientists or politicians. But if you took your time to study their lives keenly, you’d find one common feature among them: good time management.Time management is probably the most used concepts in talks about success and goal achievement. Pretty much everyone who’s gone through school knows it, and its importance.But why is it still a problem?Why are the majority of people still unable to manage time?The truth is; some people never really seem to mind about time. However, some try to do so but often fail because they lack the understanding of how to actually do it. I’m guessing that you belong to the second group; otherwise, you wouldn’t be here, would you?You probably might have asked yourself a couple of times:Why have I never been able to be as organized as I would want to be?How can I stick to the time management habit for the long-term?How do I decide on what to do, and set the right goals?How do I stay motivated to follow through and successfully eliminate distractions?If you have these and other related questions, this book is for you so keep reading.Here is just a bit of what you’ll discover in it:The ins and outs of the concept of timeWhy you need to learn time managementHow to improve your productivity skillsThat art of delegating tasks like a superstarHow to master the art of prioritizationHow to organize your goals the right wayThe ins and outs of Stephen Covey’s time management matrix, including how to apply it in your lifeHighly effective time management techniquesCharacteristics of organized people – what you should aim to be likeGood time management tools that you can useHow to leverage the power of scheduling to manage your time effectivelyHow to create a productive morning routineWhy this one common habit that you’ve been thinking helps you get more stuff done is actually doing the oppositeHow to master the 80/20 ruleSetting the right goalsEisenhower’s urgent/important theory and how to apply it in your lifeLearning to eliminate distraction, including powerful tools to use to achieve thatHow to improve your decision making skillsHow to choose the best tools for yourselfHow to make the most of your time at home…And so much more!Even if you feel helpless and hopeless about how you manage your time, this book will show you how you can do it all!So, whether you want to become more successful at your job, as an entrepreneur, in your sport, or generally be able to achieve any goal you set, you don’t have to look any further, as this book gives you the best facts and steps extracted from the daily lives of the top achievers.Scroll up and click Buy Now with 1-Click or Buy Now to get started!

Words That Change Minds: The 14 Patterns for Mastering the Language of Influence


How to master Influencing Language and get what you want, without manipulating.Do you work and live with people who are hard to convince? Who dismiss ideas before even thinking about them? Do you want to know how to influence people, without being manipulative? Want to find out how people get motivated, make decisions, to be more persuasive with everyone? Learn how to use the right words with the right people, and get through the “Communication Wall”Have you ever felt like you were talking to a wall? Well, that’s a very accurate description of what’s happening when 2 people are communicating! Everyone has a metaphorical “Communication Wall” around them to protect them from “bad people”. But in all of our walls, we have left some bricks out, to let the “good people” communicate with us. The problem in communication is not the wall, because the wall is standard equipment that everyone has. The problem comes from the holes where the bricks have been left out. The holes come in specific shapes, unique to each person.And if you want to communicate with that person, you need to use words, and behavior that fit exactly with the holes in the other person’s wall.Shelle Rose Charvet, best-selling author of Words That Change Minds shows you how to match your language to people around you (in your work, with your colleagues, your boss and your clients, and at home, with your partner, family and other relationships). Learn the persuasion psychology, spark interest and enthusiasm and get what you want.In Words That Change Minds you will:- Learn the influence science and practice. – Discover the ways people unconsciously get motivated, process information and make decisions. – Decode any communication problem and solve it. – Find out how to pry open mental space in even the most closed of minds. – Create rapport and credibility with anyone. – Avoid inadvertently saying or doing the wrong thing. -Get practical applications for sales, marketing, recruiting, negotiation, teaching, training, communication at work, conflict resolution. – Increase your impact in interpersonal communication, teamwork, and in mass communication. Words That Change Minds is based on the Language and Behavior Profile, (LAB Profile® for short) – a powerful tool that enables you to understand, predict and influence behavior by decoding the language people use. You can directly influence people one-on-one, in groups and even in mass communication by customizing your language to match their subconscious Motivation Patterns. Increase your impact, improve relationships and reduce conflicts, by using the Words That Change Minds.The NEW 3rd edition of Words That Change Minds has more than 50% new material; examples, research, advanced applications, with 7 completely new chapters, including:1. How to Complete a LAB Profile®2. Conversational Coaching with the LAB Profile®3. Understanding and Working with Combination Patterns4. Solving Communication Problems5. Influencing Strategies and Techniques6. The LAB Profile® of Conflict7. LAB Profile® Inventions and Tools, and more.Interested? Just scroll up and get your copy today!About the author:Shelle Rose Charvet is a bestselling author and the international expert on Influencing Language. The earlier editions of, “Words That Change Minds” are international bestsellers, available in 15 languages. Shelle has been researching and teaching for over 35 years and is known for her advanced techniques used to enhance rapport, trust, credibility, and influence.

You’re It: Crisis, Change, and How to Lead When It Matters Most


Become a better crisis leader while equipping yourself with the tools for every day transformative leadershipToday, in an instant, leaders can find themselves face-to-face with crisis. An active shooter. A media controversy. A data breach. In You’re It, the faculty of the National Preparedness Leadership Initiative at Harvard University takes you to the front lines of some of the toughest decisions facing our nation’s leaders-from how to mobilize during a hurricane or in the aftermath of a bombing to halting a raging pandemic. They also take readers through the tough decision-making inside the world’s largest companies, hottest startups, and leading nonprofits.The authors introduce readers to the pragmatic model and methods of Meta-Leadership. They show you how to understand what is happening during a moment of crisis and change, what to do about it, and how to hone these skills to lead high-performing teams. Then, when crisis hits, you can pivot to be the leader people follow when it matters most.A book for turbulent times, You’re It is essential reading for anyone preparing to lead an adaptive team through crisis and change.