Posts in Business Coaching
Radical Candor

Radical Candor is a go-to guide for leaders who find themselves stuck in a rut. Or for leaders who want to avoid ruts. Or for leaders who have never seen a rut even once in their lives. Let’s just say it’s for any and all people who find themselves in a position of organizing a team. From middle managers all the way up to CEOs, author Kim Scott has the advice in here to cover all of the universally recognized challenges that come along with overseeing a group of people trying to succeed in business.

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Eat That Frog!

Eat That Frog! by Brian Tracy has all the answers to overcoming procrastination simplified and compiled into one book that is very quick to read, and you’ll immediately thank yourself for having read it. Take on your big future projects with grace and ease after having formed better working habits.

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Thinking in Bets

What do poker and business strategy have in common? More than you may think. Many people refer to life and all its challenges as being like a game of chess, but that is a flawed analogy. In chess, nothing is random. Every element of the game is public knowledge. Poker is part skill, part luck. In a world where we never have complete information in any decision we have to make, how are we supposed to be confident about any of our choices?

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The Culture Map

Meyer proposes eight key areas that managers should be aware of to maximize team effectiveness: Communicating, Evaluating, Persuading, Leading, Deciding, Trusting, Disagreeing, and Scheduling. All of these qualities are positioned on a scale with a range. The data captures personality variables and incorporates them.

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Ego Is the Enemy

You've heard it before: Hard work is the key to success. Though we bet you've never heard it the way Ryan Holiday presents the concept in Ego is the Enemy. This tough-love guide to reaching your maximum potential is unique with its firm yet empathetic delivery.

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The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don't Work and What to Do About It

Now, I'm not sure if Gerber coined the exhortation, "Work ON your business more than you work IN your business," but he certainly seems responsible for its ubiquity.  He finds the McDonald's franchise business model with its obsessive focus on a standardized process for every aspect of a McDonald's restaurant to be the highest aim of any small business, whether the business actually franchises or not.

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