The Leadership Classic, Discover Your True North, expanded for today's leaders Discover Your True North is the best-selling leadership classic that enables you to become an authentic leader by discovering your True North. Originally based on first-person interviews with 125 leaders, this book instantly became a must-read business classic when it was introduced in 2007. Now expanded and updated to introduce 48 new leaders and new learning about authentic global leaders, this revisited classic includes more diverse, global, and contemporary leaders of all ages. New case studies include Warren Buffett, Indra Nooyi, Arianna Huffington, Jack Ma, Paul Polman, Mike Bloomberg, Mark Zuckerberg, and many others. Alongside these studies, former Medtronic CEO Bill George continues to share his personal stories and his wisdom by describing how you can become the leader you want to be, with helpful exercises included throughout the book. Being a leader is about much more than title and management skills—it's fundamentally a question of who we are as human beings. Discover Your True North offers a concrete and comprehensive program for becoming an authentic leader, and shows how to chart your path to leadership success. Once you discover the purpose of your leadership, you'll find the true leader inside you. This book shows you how to use your natural leadership abilities to inspire and empower others to excellence in today's complex global world. Discover Your True North enables you to become the leader you were born to be, and stay on track of your True North.
A personal guide for becoming an authentic leader Whether you are just starting your leadership journey or leading a large organization, The Discover Your True North Fieldbook will help you find your leadership purpose, that internal Compass that provides direction and keeps you oriented—your True North. Through a series of reflective exercises, this Fieldbook helps you become a better leader by learning to be a more authentic one. This Fieldbook both personalizes and unlocks the central lessons of its companion book, Discover Your True North by Bill George. It shares the most powerful insights that coauthors Nick Craig, Bill George, and Scott Snook have learned from helping more than 10,000 leaders discover and live up to their fullest potential. Each chapter contains potent exercises that help you mine your life story for deep insights and important patterns. As you work your way through these reflections, you will gain a clearer sense of who you are and why you lead—the essence of an authentic leader. We offer an identity-based approach to leader development. Rather than telling you how to lead, the Fieldbook guides you through an intimate process of personal discovery. By understanding your life story and sharpening your personal narrative, you will discover the unique leader you were meant to be. On the way, you will work through the same lessons taught to MBA students at Harvard Business School, as well as senior executives in many Fortune 100 companies. The Discover Your True North Fieldbook will help you: Become more self-aware and self-accepting Locate that sweet spot at the intersection of your passions and strengths Identify and lead from your core values when it matters most Build a robust support team to guide you through difficult times Discover your leadership purpose, the essence of who you are, your True North Stay grounded by integrating all aspects of your life Grow as a global leader Help others become authentic leaders To help you actually live your True North, this Fieldbook concludes by offering a rigorous, step-by-step process that generates a customized, behaviorally anchored Personal Leadership Development Plan. This plan not only summarizes and integrates everything you've learned completing this Fieldbook, but does so in a way that supports immediate action and impact. Welcome to your journey toward authentic leadership. Welcome to your True North. Visit www.DiscoverYourTrueNorth.org to learn more.
One of the country's most trusted leaders offers time-tested and real world advice for leading in economic hard times From business giant Bill George, the acclaimed author of Wall Street Journal's bestseller True North, comes the just-in-time guide for anyone in a leadership position facing today's unprecedented economic challenges. The former CEO of Medtronic draws from his own in-the-trenches experience and lessons from leaders (representing an array of companies) who have weathered tough economic storms. With straight talk and clear directions, George shows leaders specifically what they must do to become strong leaders and survive any crisis. His seven lessons include: Face Reality, Starting with Yourself; Never Waste a Good Crisis; and Be Aggressive: This is Your Best Chance to Win in the Market. Seven Lesson for Leading in Crisis is a survival kit for anyone in a leadership position. A concise handbook for applying proven leadership lessons in tough times Written by Bill George one of America's most trusted business leaders and author of True North and Authentic Leadership Offers realistic actions leaders can take to put their companies on the right long-term path Seven Lesson for Leading in Crisis gives leaders a solid strategy for staying the course.
The life-changes that began for Sookie Stackhouse when the vampire Bill Compton came into Merlotte's, the bar where she works, ordered a bottle of True Blood--and stole her heart--come to a conclusion when she is accused of a shocking murder. Push has come to shove, and Sookie will finally find out who is a true friend and who is not, as she attempts to discover the real killer before she becomes the final victim...
Each individual volume is a true treasure trove of information: discover the wealth of specialities in the featured countries and their regions, learn about the traditions and distinctive peculiarities of the various cuisines--and be inspired to achieve your own sumptuous culinary highlights.
Get ready to have your mind blown with some hair-raising, eye-popping facts! This latest addition to the crazy popular Weird but True series is all about YOU! It's an exciting internal journey through your own wacky, weird, sometimes gross, but always fascinating human body. Did you know that your stomach is shaped like the letter J? Or that if you lined up all your blood vessels they'd circle the Earth twice? Or that your body gives off a light you can't see? From your head to your toes, you'll be surprised and amazed by what you discover.
Indulge your love of cheese with this definitive guide to over 750 of the world's finest cheeses. Learn more about your favourites - who makes them and why they taste so good. Discover a host of new cheeses to try - tasted and selected by local experts from 25 countries. Find out how best to enjoy each cheese, to fully appreciate its true flavour and character.
Bill Handley is well known for making maths fun! The first edition of Teach Your Children Tables challenged over 20000 readers – and Bill has been inundated with letters of thanks since from parents whose children have quickly become proficient in maths and problem solving. This not only pleases their teachers but does wonders for a child's self-esteem. In this new, fully revised edition, rewritten for clearer understanding, Bill expands the sections on explaining multiplication to young children, on problem solving, and the correlation between the multiplication method and subtraction.
Blueprints of Destiny is a spiritual nonreligious compass for finding your true identity in a world full of identity crisis. The one size-fit-all philosophy has not helped man to find his true identity and sphere of influence in the grand scheme of things. By helping you discover your intrinsic worth and personal value, this masterpiece will spur the spirit of greatness within to the realization of its full potential, so you can become all you were destined for.
"He was a good little monkey and always very curious." This is how H.A.Rey and his wife, Margret, first introduced their now beloved troublemaker-hero to young readers in 1941. In this hefty Spanish/English bilingual treasury, Curious George fans will find eight stories based on the popular primate, painted in Rey's original watercolor and charcoal style: Curious George Takes a Train (2002), Curious George Visits a Toy Store (2002), Curious George and the Dump Truck (1999), Curious George and the Birthday Surprise (2003), Curious George Goes Camping (1999), Curious George Goes to a Costume Party (2001), Curious George Visits the Library (2003), and Curious George in the Big City (2001). A wonderful collection for your own mischievous monkey. For more monkey fun, investigate www.curiousgeorge.com and discover all the latest on Curious George books, promotions, games, activities, and more!
Travel the prairies of North Dakota to discover ghost stories, rural legends, and haunted places that dot this state. Visit the haunted San Haven Sanitorium, where over 1100 people died of tuberculosis and eerie spirits still linger! Travel to college campuses where students died, but never left! Learn about haunted historic homes, the ranch cabin where President Teddy Roosevelts ghost remains, along with more modern homes whose former residents still make their presences known in ways both eerie and physical. Puzzle over three mysterious and famous murders in North Dakota. Do the victims still haunt the plains? Visit sacred sites of the earliest residents of North Dakota, and learn about their mysterious histories. Did Satanists connected to the Son of Sam murders have a hideout in the ghost town of Tagus? Spooky North Dakota will haunt your dreams!