Leadership can be seen as a complicated process for many people. It is our aim at Frontline Leadership to help leaders see the process as less complicated. These resources are just a few of the ones that we feel keep the concepts simple enough to understand, but functional enough to have an impact.
Kerry Preston, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillian, Al Switzler
The first edition of Crucial Conversations exploded onto the scene and revolutionized the way millions of people communicate when stakes are high. This new edition gives you the tools to:
Prepare for high-stakes situations
Transform anger and hurt feelings into powerful dialogue
Make it safe to talk about almost anything
Be persuasive, not abrasive
Click here to purchase Crucial Conversations online
First Break all the Rules
Marcus Buckingham, Curt Coffman
“Buckingham and Coffman discuss the fallacies of standard management thinking and how good managers create and sustain employee satisfaction. The book is a result of observations based on 80,000 interviews with managers as conducted by the Gallup Organization in the last 25 years. The core of the matter lies in how these managers have debunked old myths about management and how they created new truths on obtaining and keeping talented people in their organization. Some key ideas of the book include what the best managers do and don’t do: they treat every employee as an individual; they don’t try to fix weaknesses, but instead focus on strengths and talent; and they find ways to measure, count, and reward outcomes.” – Wikipedia
Click here to purchase First Break all the Rules online
Good to Great
For years, this question preyed on the mind of Jim Collins. Are there companies that defy gravity and convert long-term mediocrity or worse into long-term superiority? And if so, what are the universal distinguishing characteristics that cause a company to go from good to great?
Click here to purchase Good to Great online
Leading at a Higher Level
Leading at a Higher Level, Updated Edition, Blanchard and his colleagues bring together everything they’ve learned about world-class leadership. You’ll discover how to create targets and visions based on the “triple bottom line”, and make sure people know who you are, where you’re going, and the values that will guide your journey. Click here to purchase Leading at a Higher Level
Find me Someone for this Position January 2016
While you may not want to say this to a hiring manager who is standing over your desk in desperate need to fill a vacant position, believe it or not, the cost of hiring a weak employee like in many cases exceeds the cost of leaving the position vacant until you can find the right person. The best leaders and organizations that I work with rarely succumb to pressure, of simply filling the vacancy. Sometimes, however, the ‘here and now’ can make managers take short term actions which they will pay dearly for later.