Book review: Convince them in 90 seconds

Convince Them in 90 Seconds: Make Instant Connections That Pay Off in Business and in Life By Nicholas Boothman Workman Publishing $15.95 It doesn’t happen often but it happened a few weeks ago. I sat in on a really good presentation. A mercifully brief and tightly focused talk that got straight to the point. TheContinue reading “Book review: Convince them in 90 seconds”

Book review: The Intangibles of Leadership

The Intangibles of Leadership: The 10 Qualities of Superior Executive Performance By Richard Davis Jossey-Bass   $36.95 So I’m thinking the Pan Am Games are already the best thing that’s ever happened to Hamilton. The Great Stadium Debate has served up a real-time and real-world test of leadership and integrity, vision and values. It's aContinue reading “Book review: The Intangibles of Leadership”

Book review: Good boss, bad boss

Good Boss, Bad Boss: How to be the best and learn from the worst By Robert Sutton Business Plus $28.99 So it turns out it really is all about you. If you want to be a great boss, you need to be fixated on yourself, hypersensitive to what others think about you and a littleContinue reading “Book review: Good boss, bad boss”