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TAKING CHARGE OF CHANGE

by Paul Shoemaker

To meet the radically different challenges of inequity, division, and scarcity of resources that will only increase over the next ten years, the most successful and valuable leaders are those with the traits to be rebuilders.

Thought leader Paul Shoemaker profiles 38 rock star rebuilders so you have a model to follow, including Peter Drucker Award winner Rosanne Haggerty, whose goal is to end chronic homelessness; Trish Millines, who has changed lives for kids of color in high tech; and David Risher, whose cross-sector approach is helping solve global illiteracy.

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BACK TO BUSINESS

by Nancy McSharry Jensen and Sarah Duenwald

The 45 percent of American women who take career breaks know better than anyone that searching for a job—with its new modes of communication, new rules of discoverability, and new expectations—has changed rapidly in the last decade. This book lays out a clear path for anyone ready to re-enter the workforce.

The authors understand through first-hand experience the anxiety of returning to work. They have helped hundreds of women facing the job search process to overcome the anxiety of what is often overwhelming life change. Now you can learn directly from the experts on how to get back to business and understand each step you need to take to be successful in creating a new career path.

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THE PURPOSE MINDSET

by Akhtar Badshah

The Purpose Mindset tells the inside story behind how Microsoft built its culture of giving, including powerful stories from Microsoft alumni who were in the room when these decisions were made or who went on to make powerful change in the world, emboldened by their time at Microsoft.

You'll also discover how this culture of giving that has been so successful at Microsoft in regard to job satisfaction, recruiting, and employee retention can be duplicated in your own work life, whether you are a business leader or you are seeking employment at a company that contributes to something greater than themselves.

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Biases can help us categorize the world around us, but they can also become an irrelevant filter by which we make crucial decisions that impact our workplaces.

  1. RELATIONSHIPS & COMMUNICATION

Neuroscientist Paul Zak has found that trust and purpose causes employees to experience joy at work and feel invested in their companies.

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Entrepreneurial leaders have the idea, own the idea, and stick with the idea through celebrations and challenges.

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