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Little Bets: How Breakthrough Ideas Emerge from Small Discoveries$7.95
What do Apple CEO Steve Jobs, comedian Chris Rock, prize-winning architect Frank Gehry, and the story developers at Pixar films all have in common? Bestselling author Peter Sims found that rather than start with a big idea or plan a whole project in advance, they make a methodical series of little bets, learning critical information from lots of little failures and from small but significant wins.
Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die$7.95
Why do some ideas thrive while others die? And how do we improve the chances of worthy ideas? In Made to Stick, accomplished educators and idea collectors Chip and Dan Heath tackle head-on these vexing questions. Inside, the brothers Heath reveal the anatomy of ideas that stick and explain ways to make ideas stickier, such as applying the “human scale principle,” using the “Velcro Theory of Memory,” and creating “curiosity gaps.”
Match: A Systematic, Sane Process for Hiring the Right Person Every Time$7.95
Why is it that so many companies accept mediocre hiring results as the norm? The answer is simple. It doesn’t occur to them that, in fact, there is a process that virtually guarantees hiring the right person every time. That’s what MATCH is about.
Mission-Based Management: Leading Your Not-for-Profit in the 21st Century, 3rd Ed.$7.95
As a nonprofit manager, you have to be more effective and more efficient than ever to win funding and support to ensure your organization pursues its mission, meets community needs, and maintains its budget, while juggling the demands of funders, clientele, boards, staff, and community. This Third Edition of Mission-Based Managementprovides comprehensive, hands-on guidance that addresses your unique concerns as a nonprofit manager and policy-maker.
Nine Minutes on Monday: The Quick and Easy Way to Go from Manager to Leader$7.95
Low performance and high turnover is not the result of lazy, apathetic workers. It’s not about decreasing budgets. And it’s not about a terrible economy.
It’s about leadership that doesn’t engage employees.
Nonprofit Mergers & Alliances$7.95
Using real-world examples, case studies, and enduring frameworks, Nonprofit Mergers and Alliances, Second Edition offers clear, practical, step-by-step guidance through the merger and alliance development process.
Nonprofit Strategic Positioning: Decide Where to Be, Plan What to Do$7.95
Nonprofit Strategic Positioning: Decide Where to Be, Plan What to Do is the first nonprofit-oriented book to describe strategic positioning as an alternative to traditional strategic planning.
Nonprofit Sustainability: Making Strategic Decisions for Financial Viability$7.95
Ordinary Greatness: It’s Where You Least Expect It …Everywhere$7.95
Enabling readers to maximize leadership skills, no matter the venue, Ordinary Greatness helps those who are in leadership positions to optimize their organizational results by improving their ability to recognize and create greatness in those who they lead.
Performing Under Pressure: The Science of Doing Your Best When It Matters Most$7.95
Performing Under Pressure tackles the greatest obstacle to personal success, whether in a sales presentation, at home, on the golf course, interviewing for a job, or performing onstage at Carnegie Hall. Despite sports mythology, no one “rises to the occasion” under pressure and does better than they do in practice. The reality is pressure makes us do worse, and sometimes leads us to fail utterly. But there are things we can do to diminish its effects on our performance.