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Skype For Business Webinar Recording (December 2015)

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Ted Talks

1)      6 mins Drew Dudley: Everyday Leadership: https://www.ted.com/talks/drew_dudley_everyday_leadership?language=en

AND 12 mins Shawn Achor: The Happy secret to better work https://www.ted.com/talks/shawn_achor_the_happy_secret_to_better_work?language=en

2)      18 mins Simon Sinek: How Great Leaders Inspire Action: https://www.ted.com/talks/simon_sinek_how_great_leaders_inspire_action

3)      18 min Kathryn Schulz: On being wrong: How to grow as a person by realizing you don’t have to be right all the time.  https://www.ted.com/talks/kathryn_schulz_on_being_wrong

4)      9 mins Julian Treasure: How to Speak so that People Want to Listen: https://www.ted.com/talks/julian_treasure_how_to_speak_so_that_people_want_to_listen

AND 4 mins Melissa Marshall: Talk Nerdy to Me- A message to scientists on presenting scientific ideas to a general audience: https://www.ted.com/talks/melissa_marshall_talk_nerdy_to_me

 5)      21 mins Amy Cuddy: Your body language shapes who you are: How to grow in confidence and public speaking through body language choices. https://www.ted.com/talks/amy_cuddy_your_body_language_shapes_who_you_are?language=en

·         Kelly McGonigal: How to make stress your friend: Psychologist urges us to see stress in a positive light. https://www.ted.com/talks/kelly_mcgonigal_how_to_make_stress_your_friend?language=en

·         Alan Savory: How to fight desertification and revers climate change https://www.ted.com/talks/allan_savory_how_to_green_the_world_s_deserts_and_reverse_climate_change

·         Ray Archuleta: Soil Health Principles: An ecosystem approach to soil health and how to change the world https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9uMPuF5oCPA

·         How data from a crisis text line is saving lives: The talk also highlights the incredible value of having that text data as an incredible source of data mining.  https://www.ted.com/talks/nancy_lublin_the_heartbreaking_text_that_inspired_a_crisis_help_line?language=en

·         Forget Wi-Fi. Meet the new Li-Fi Internet: Take a look at what the future of the Internet could look like. https://www.ted.com/talks/harald_haas_a_breakthrough_new_kind_of_wireless_internet?language=en

·         Why the best hire might not have the perfect resume. http://www.ted.com/talks/regina_hartley_why_the_best_hire_might_not_have_the_perfect_resume

·         How too many rules at work keep you from getting things done: http://www.ted.com/talks/yves_morieux_how_too_many_rules_at_work_keep_you_from_getting_things_done

 

·         Why some of us don't have one true calling.  http://www.ted.com/talks/emilie_wapnick_why_some_of_us_don_t_have_one_true_calling

 

 

Lending Library

Managers’ Forum Workgroup Lending Library

Location: Green Square, shelves just outside room 2103.

How to borrow: Contact Julie Woosley, Julie.woosley@ncdenr.gov or 919-707-8203

 

Titles in the Library:

 

Author

Title

Publisher

Date

Focus

Checked out by – Name, Phone, Date

1

Buckingham, Marcus and Coffman, Curt

First, Break all the Rules [2 copies available]

Simon and Schuster

1999

Based on interviews with 80,000 managers in 400 companies. Recommended by MFWG member

 

2

Fournies, Ferdinand F.

Why Employees Don’t Do What They’re Supposed To Do

Liberty Hall

1988

Why employees fail to do what they’re supposed to and what managers can do about it. Focus on “preventative management.”

 

3

Grossman, Jack H. and Parkinson, J. Robert, PhD

Becoming a Successful Manager

McGraw-Hill

2002

Advice and skill-building exercises for new managers.

 

4

Hunsaker, Phillip L. and Alessandra, Anthony J.

The Art of Managing People

Simon and Schuster

1986

Practical Strategies, guidelines, and techniques for developing a friendly yet productive working atmosphere that will benefit the organization and its people.

 

5

Hunter, James C.

The Servant – A Simple Story About the True Essence of Leadership

Prima

1998

An easy read in story form about authority – not power –as the basis for true leadership.

 

6

Joiner, Brian L.

Fourth Generation Management

McGraw Hill

1994

Builds on past techniques to create a concise focus on customer-defined quality, rapid learning, and team-spirited relationships.

 

7

Maxwell, John C.

Developing the Leader Within You

Nelson Business

1993

The five levels of leadership; difference between management and leadership.

 

8

Maxwell, John C.

The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership – Follow them and they will follow you.

Nelson Business

1998

NY Times Business Bestseller on leadership.

 

9

Topchik, Gary S.

Managing Workplace Negativity

Amacom

2001

Ways to deal with the 14 types of negative people. Tips on how to keep the “negativity virus” from spreading to your team or organization.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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