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We discuss leadership, employee engagement and employee recognition, my book on employee recognition, strategy, execution, innovation, word-of-mouth, leadership, generating positive cash-flows, topgrading ... It's personal, passionate, opinionated. And helpful.

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Michael Lee Stallard will talk with me about his latest book, The Connection Culture. Here's my review of Connection Culture. In a nutshell, I loved it. Michael is the co-founder and president of E Pluribus Partners, a leadership training, coaching and consulting firm. He specializes in helping leaders create cultures that boost productivity and innovation to achieve sustainable superior performance. He is the primary author of the bestselling book Fired Up or Burned Out: How to Reignite Your Team's Passion, Creativity and Productivity. It has been widely praised by well-respected leaders and thought leaders. Frances Hesselbein, Chairman of the Leader to Leader Institute, described the book as "the indispensable leadership guide for leaders everywhere." Russell Reynolds, Jr., founder and former CEO of Russell Reynolds Associates wrote, "An enthralling and impressive work. It shows how to empower people and create great societies, corporations and cultures. I'm giving it to everyone at my own firm." Michael spoke with me in 2010 about this book. You can listen here. You can read it here I remember our conversation as being one of my favorites for the topic and for the speaker. I'm looking forward to an
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Rory Vaden is the author of the NY Times bestseller Take The Stairs: 7 Steps to Achieving True Success. He's also co-founder of the international training company Southwestern Consulting. He's a much sought-after keynote speaker,... more

Mindy Hall, PhD, is the author of Leading with Intention: Every Moment is a Choice. A great book, one of my favorites, one I'll keep close at hand. She is the President and CEO of Peak Development Consulting, LLC. Since founding the... more

Susan Fowler is the author of Why Motivating People Doesn't Work...and What Doesn't - one of those pleasant surprises in life, 200 pages of Aha moments and head nods and yes-yes-yes, that's so right answers on motivation: what... more

Prem Bhatia is co-founder with John Duisberg of Cooleaf. What is the purpose of Cooleaf? How does it answer the three essential questions for companies considering solutions for their employee engagement challenges: What's in it... more

The Discomfort Zone: How Leaders Turn Difficult Conversations Into Breakthroughs is one of my favorite business books in general and near the top of my favorites for books on employee engagement. I reviewed it here. Her... more

Bernd Schoner, PhD, is co-founder of ThingMagic and author of The Tech Entrepreneur's Survival Guide: How to Bootstrap Your Startup, Lead Through Tough Times and Cash in For Success. There are many battle-scarred veterans... more

Let Them Shine is the fourth category in my book titled Employee Recognition: 52 Ways to Recognize Your Employees in Ways They Value. Shine is an adjective, defined as to give forth or glow with a light; shed or cast light. Imagine not only... more

Empower Your Employees is the third category in my book titled Employee Recognition: 52 Ways to Recognize Your Employees in Ways They Value. As a noun, empower is defined as giving the authority or power to reach their goals... more

Stephen Lynch is the COO of RESULTSDotcom and author of Business Execution for Results: A Practical Guide for Leaders of Small to Medium-Sized Businesses. We've been friends since, Stephen always reminds me, 2005.... more

I am the author of Recognize THEM - 52 Ways to Recognize Your Employees in Ways They Value. It is my first book. Today's reading is from the second category: Champion. Defined as a noun, the word Champion means: a person... more