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The Beatings Will Continue Until Morale Improves: Leadership the Antarctic Way

How can we improve leadership in the future? By studying the actions of effective leaders of the past. During the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration (1897-1922) sixteen international expeditions descended on the frozen Southern Continent, each led by a bold commander responsible for the success of his mission and the lives of his crew. 

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Capitalizing on Creativity at Work

How does one implement highly creative ideas in the workplace? Though creativity fuels modern businesses and organizations, capitalizing on creativity is still a relatively unchartered territory. The crux of this issue is explored as contributors present and analyze remedies for capitalizing on highly creative ideas.

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The Purpose Effect

Pontefract combines years of experience and research on employee engagement to create a work about the three crucial areas of purpose: individual, workplace role, and organizational. When one area is lacking, this three-legged barstool starts to wobble, and the results range from disengagement to bankruptcy.

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Mastering Coaching

Coaching is one of the most sought-after leadership skills – vital for anyone who wants to develop a team of people who will perform effectively, but are also motivated and relish working together. It’s also a dynamic discipline which, in recent years, has developed and grown to embrace theory and practice from a wide range of other disciplines, frameworks and models.

Mastering Coaching starts by asking what skills an effective coach must now

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The Greats on Leadership

You don’t need a big title or a business degree in order to lead with impact. What you need is practical wisdom: the insight, judgment, and strength of character that all great leaders have, but that most business schools and corporate workshops don’t teach. The Greats on Leadership gets you there.