Book Reviews
Rating Key

**          Average. Some value.
***        Good. A welcome addition to your library
****      Very good. Much to learn.
*****    The cream of the crop.  

Title:  Developing the Leader Within You
Author:  John Maxwell
Stars: ****

The Dumbest Moments in Business History: Useless Products,
Ruinous Deals, Clueless Bosses, and Other Signs of Unintelligent Life
in the Workplace
Author: Adam Horowitz and the Editors of Business 2.0
Stars: **

Title:  The Effective Executive
Author:  Peter F. Drucker
Stars:  ****

Title:  The E-Myth Manager
Author:  Michael E. Gerber
Stars:  ****

Title:  The 8th Habit: From Effectiveness to Greatness
Author:  Stephen R. Covey
Stars:  ***

Title:  Engagement is Not Enough: You Need Passionate Employees to
Achieve Your Dreams
Author:  Keith E. Ayers
Stars:  ****

Title: Enough. True Measures of Money, Business, and Life
Author: John C. Bogle
Stars: *****

Title:  Execution: The Discipline of Getting Things Done
Author:  Larry Bossidy and Ram Charan
Stars:  ***

Title: The Executive Guide to Integrated Talent Management
Editors: Kevin Oakes and Pat Galagan
Stars: ***

Title:  Five Future Strategies You Need Right Now
Author:  George Stalk
Stars:  ***

Title:  Fish!: A Remarkable Way to Boost Morale and Improve Results
Author:  Stephen C. Lundin, Ph.D., Harry Paul, and John Christensen
Stars:  ***

Title: Flex: The New Playbook for Managing Across Differences
Author: Jane Jyun and Audrey S. Lee
Stars: **

Title: From Bud to Boss: Secrets to a Successful Transition to
Remarkable Leadership
Author: Kevin Eikenberry and Guy Harris
Stars: ***

Title: Get Rid of the Performance Review! How Companies Can Stop
Intimidating, Start Managing--and focus on What Really Matters
Author: Samuel A. Culbert with Lawrence Rout
Stars: ***

Title:  Getting Things Done: The Act of Stress Free Productivity
Author:  David Allen
Stars:  ***

Title: Good Boss, Bad Boss: How to Be the Best and Learn from the
Author: Robert I. Sutton, PhD
Stars: ****

Title: Great by Choice: Uncertainty, Chaos, and Luck – Why Some
Thrive Despite Them All
Author: Jim Collins and Morten T. Hansen
Stars: ****

Title:  The Great Connection:  A Story that Reveals Life’s Most Vital
Lesson:  How to Connect with Others – Especially Yourself
Author:  Arnie Warren
Stars:  ****

Title: Grounded: How Leaders Stay Rooted in an Uncertain World
Author: Bob Rosen
Stars: ***

Title:  Gung Ho!: Turn On the People in Any Organization
Author:  Ken Blanchard, Sheldon Bowles
Stars:  ***

Title:  The Halo Effect… and the Eight Other Business Delusions that
Deceive Managers
Author:  Phil Rosenzweig
Stars:  ****

Title: The High Engagement Work Culture: Balancing Me and We
Author: David Bowles and Cary Cooper
Stars: ***

Title: Hiring for Attitude: A revolutionary Approach to Recruiting Star
Performers with both Tremendous Skills and superb Attitude
Author: Mark Murphy
Stars: ****

Title: Hit the Ground Running: A Manual for New Leaders
Author: Jason Jennings
Stars: ***

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