- Paperback: 186 pages
- Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub; 2 edition (26 March 2014)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1495999866
- ISBN-13: 978-1495999864
- Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 1.1 x 22.9 cm
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In the Company of Leaders: Leadership Success Can Be Yours! Paperback – Import, 26 Mar 2014
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Creative lead, Bob 'Idea Man' Hooey, CKD-Emeritus, Accredited Speaker, 2011 Spirit of CAPS recipient is an inspirational leader, speaker, and a prolific author whose works include Amazon best-sellers 'Legacy of Leadership, Strive for significance - lead on purpose!', and 'Speaking for Success'. He is also the creative lead for Amazon best-seller, Foundational Success. His thought provoking articles have been featured in a multitude of North American trade, association, and consumer publications. He is a respected leader who has been honored by CAPS, NSA, Toastmasters, and the United Nations for his leadership contributions. His innovative Ideas At Work! have been successfully applied by leaders across North America as well as Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies. Visit him at www.ideaman.net Special thanks to these leadership experts for contributing: Dillip Abayasekara, Michael A. Aun, Anne Barab, John Blumberg, Paul Bridle, Marjorie Brody, Jim Cathcart, Steve Chandler, Paul Cherry, Jim Clemmer, Pastor Wayne Cordeiro, Chris Ford, Joyce L. Gioia, Dr. Marshall Goldsmith, Stacey Hanke, Tom Hollinger, Bob 'Idea Man' Hooey, Patricia Katz, Janet Lapp, David A Larson, Sr, Mark LeBlanc, Jim Manton, Linda Maul, Eileen McDargh, Stephen McGhee, Patrick J. McKenna, Nancy Michaels, Michel Neray, Larry Ohlhauser, Vilis Ozols, Terry Paulson, Randy G. Pennington, John Reinhart, Sid Ridgley, Sheryl Roush, Mark Sanborn, Joe Sherren, Brian Tracy, Jack Trout, Phillip Van Hooser. Cy Wakeman
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Victoria Whitworth, Head of Zeus, 2016, US27.95/C37.95, hb, 512pp, 9781784082130
This powerful novel is set in the Humber estuary of northeastern England in the mid 9th century. Radmer, lord of Donmouth, is sent to Rome and his teenage daughter Elfrun is left to manage his lands with very little guidance. She is responsible for the valuable herds of sheep, the farms, fishing, craftspeople and the day to day running of the hall and its staff. Surrounding her are those responsible for each of the many tasks, each one driven by hopes, dreams, strengths and frailties.
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