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August 26, 2013

Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High by Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan & Al Switzler

Title: Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High Author: Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan, Al Switzler Review by: Gary Polson, CEO Description of the book: How do you approach a touchy, but important, subject with someone at home or at work without damaging the relationship? This has always been a challenge for me, and for most people I know. Because we are afraid the conversation will damage the relationship we tend to avoid it or dance around […]

August 22, 2013

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey

Title: The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Author: Stephen R. Covey Review by: Vera Quinn, COO Description of the book: These “Seven Habits” express a simple yet compelling idea: To be effective, we must adopt a principle-centered, character-based approach. We must work from the “inside-out,” guided by the habits that correspond with each stage along the “Maturity Continuum.” Why should you read this? My copy of Stephen R. Covey’s The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People is signed by […]

August 15, 2013

The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell

This is the ninth installment of our book reviews project designed to introduce you to books that Cydcor team members find especially valuable.  This review is by Megan, Cydcor technology consultant, and is the first review she has done for us. Title: The Tipping Point; How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference Author: Malcolm Gladwell Description of the book: The Tipping Point is a succinct look at that moment where a marketing campaign becomes a success. What does it […]

The Secret by Rhonda Byrne

This is the eighth installment of our book reviews project designed to introduce you to books that Cydcor team members find especially valuable.  This review is by Brianna, Cydcor Peoples Services and Field Recruiting Intern, and is the first review she has done for us. Title: The Secret Author: Rhonda Byrne Why should you read this? It is so inspiring and shows how changing your thoughts can truly change your world! My favorite part: Real life testimonials about people who […]

August 8, 2013

Self Leadership and the One Minute Manager by Ken Blanchard et al

This is our seventh installment of our book reviews project designed to introduce you to books that Cydcor team members find especially valuable.  This review is by Gary Polson, Cydcor CEO, and is fourth Gary has written for us.  Gary has previously reviewed other books for us, including Wooden: A lifetime of observations and reflections on and off the court and The Effective Executive. Title: Self Leadership and the One Minute Manager Author: Ken Blanchard, Susan Fowler, and Laurence Hawkins Description of […]

August 6, 2013

The Leader Within, by Ken Blanchard et al

This is our sixth installment of our book reviews project designed to introduce you to books that Cydcor team members find especially valuable. This review is by Kelli, Cydcor Field Solutions Manager, and is the first review that Kelli has done for us.

August 1, 2013

Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg

This is our fourth installment of our book reviews project designed to introduce you to books that Cydcor team members find especially valuable.  This review is by Amanda, a Cydcor team member, and is the first review that Amanda has done for us. Title: Lean In Author: Sheryl Sandberg Description of the book: This book focuses on the advancement of women and encouraging women to take on more leadership roles. Why should you read this? Both men and women can really […]

July 30, 2013

When the Game was ours

This is our fifth installment of our book reviews project designed to introduce you to books that Cydcor team members find especially valuable.  This review is by Gary Polson, Cydcor CEO, and is third Gary has written for us.  Gary has previously reviewed other books for us, including Wooden: A lifetime of observations and reflections on and off the court and The Effective Executive. Title: When the Game was ours Author: Larry Bird, Earvin Magic Johnson, with Jackie Macmulllan Description of the […]

July 24, 2013

The One Minute Manager

This is our third installment of our book reviews project designed to introduce you to books that Cydcor team members find especially valuable.  This review is by Edvil, a Cydcor DM Lead. This is the first review that Edvil has done for us. Title: The One Minute Manager Author: Ken Blanchard and Spencer Johnson Description of the book: Story is about a young man who wants to find out what makes a great manager. He meets a manager that everyone […]

July 22, 2013

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