Selecting Great Players
THE BOARDROOM IS A LONG WAY FROM THE KICKBALL DIAMOND
Remember how team captains selected kickball teams during recess? Taking the next player available with the strongest kick might have worked on the playground but not in today’s boardroom. Whether you are looking to identify a new teammate or be on a new team, you will be ready to take on that next interview with this batch of good reads. Bob Beaudein’s The Power of Who has the potential to unleash your dream and the job to go with it. For those who like a good story, Patrick Lencioni never disappoints with his realistic fable of a corporate team in its desperate quest to survive. Grab a copy to uncover how the leadership team at fictional Valley Builders systematically identifies three virtues held by their very best employees to guide their search for candidates that “fit.” If you’re looking to double impact, then StandOut 2.0 and StrengthsFinder 2.0 unveil how to get the most out of talents to multiply the power of both an individual and a team. Already got your team together? Then Sydney Finkelstein’s Superbosses or Ari Weinzweig’s Being a Better Leader lay the groundwork for improving your leadership. Our reads promise a little motivational kick! The rest is up to you.