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The Leader of the Future 2: Visions, Strategies, and Practices for the New EraThe Leader of the Future 2 follows in the footsteps of the international bestseller The Leader of the Future, which has been translated into twenty-eight languages, and is one of the most widely distributed edited collections on leadership to date. In twenty-seven inspiring and insightful essays, this book celebrates the wisdom of some of the most recognized thought leaders of our day who share their unique vision of leadership for the future. Returning Contributors: Ken Blanchard with Dennis C…

Leaders Make the Future: Ten New Leadership Skills for an Uncertain WorldNEW EDITION, REVISED AND UPDATED We are in a time of accelerating disruptive change. In a VUCA world—one characterized by volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity—traditional leadership skills won’t be enough, noted futurist Bob Johansen argues. Drawing on the latest forecasts from the Institute for the Future—the first futures think tank ever to outlive its forecasts—this powerful book explores the external forces that are shaking the foundations of leadership and unveils te…

The Principal's Companion: A Workbook for Future School LeadersThe Principal’s Companion offers aspiring educational administrators situational exercises with the aim of improving their leadership and decision making skills. Utilizing five major sets of activities: 1) Creating the School, 2) Leading the School, 3) Preparing for Success, 4) In-basket Simulations, and 5) Case Studies, the authors introduce real life simulations as a practicum to learning and a “practice field” for implementing newly-acquired skills. Transferring theory to practice allows futu…

Winning the Long Game: How Strategic Leaders Shape the FutureAre you winning the battle but losing the war?Every leader has to deliver the goods—make budget, meet deadlines, and deftly manage people—to provide the inspirational fuel that keeps their business running day-in and day-out. But therein lies the danger of winning today’s battle and losing the war—that is the long game of creating sustainable value in a volatile, uncertain world that is becoming ever-more complex and ambiguous. The number one business challenge—is winning the long game b…

Next Generation Leader: 5 Essentials for Those Who Will Shape the FutureFollow Your Own Lead! The Next Generation Leader has been challenging young Christians eager to learn, grow, and lead in ministry or in the marketplace since its original release in 2003. Now with an all-new look, this repackaged version continues to advance the mission of the first release. Mentoring young leaders as they face the unique issues of a changing world has been pastor and bestselling author Andy Stanley’s passion for more than a decade. Here he shares material from his leadership …

The Partisan Leader: A Tale of the Future, Annotated.This novel was first secretly printed in the year 1836 in an attempt to foil the election of Martin Van Buren, whom the author fears will carry out what he considers the imperial policies of Andrew Jackson, “King Andrew the First.” The author predicts that the rights of the States will be abused and finally lost. Written in the early 1830s after the South Carolina Nullification Crisis, Tucker has woven a futuristic (for that time) romantic-politico yarn that shall take place in the year 1848…

Your Leadership Legacy: Why Looking Toward the Future Will Make You a Better Leader TodayYou should worry about your legacy later in your career, at the edge of retirement—right? Not according to Robert Galford and Regina Maruca. In Your Leadership Legacy, these authors argue that thinking about your legacy now makes you a better leader today. Based on stories of top leaders who have shaped successful careers, the book explores the art of “legacy thinking,” helping you to formulate a legacy that will exert a positive effect on your work immediately. The authors provide a disciplin…

Shaping the Future of Work: What Future Worker, Business, Government, and Education Leaders Need To Do For All To ProsperShaping the Future of Work lays out a comprehensive strategy for changing the course the American economy and employment system have been on for the past 30 years. The goal is to create more productive businesses that also provide good jobs and careers and by doing so build a more inclusive economy and broadly shared prosperity. This will require workers to acquire new sources of bargaining power and for business, labor, government, and educators to work together to meet the challenges and oppor…

Create New Futures: How Leaders Produce Breakthroughs and Transform the World Through ConversationThis book is framed around two questions: “What creates new futures?” and “How can you and your team or your family co-create the best possible future?” The author has had the privilege of teaching in countries all over the world and helping senior executive teams re-gear and reinvigorate some of the most admired companies in business today. The goal of this book is to awaken readers to the opportunities presented by their own inquiry about the future, and to encourage them to unleash the…