Simple Solutions: Harness the Power of Passion and Simplicity to Get Results

Simple Solutions: Harness the Power of Passion and Simplicity to Get Results


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Combining the rational, logical instincts of the left brain with the passionate and artful skills of the right brain, this book offers a leadership approach that is both highly effective and deeply inspirational. Perfect for anyone assuming a leadership position, it presents simple solutions on such topics as effective collaboration, achieving goals, leadership styles, team-building, inspiring people to success, and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780470048184
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 12/05/2006
Pages: 220
Product dimensions: 5.85(w) x 8.72(h) x 0.98(d)

About the Author

Tom Schmitt is President and CEO of FedEx Global Supply Chain Services and Senior Vice President of FedEx Solutions.

Arnold Perl is a Partner at the national labor and employment law firm of Ford & Harrison LLP.

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Table of Contents

Foreword (Frederick W. Smith).

About the Authors.


Chapter 1 Simplicity: The Foundation of Leadership.

Chapter 2 Management Savvy: Work Smarter, Not Harder.

Chapter 3 Ambition: Be Ambitious for Your People and the Cause.

Chapter 4 People Skills: Making People the Top Priority.

Chapter 5 Leadership: Leave a Place Better than You Found It.

Chapter 6 Collaboration: Think "One Big Team".

Chapter 7 Vision: Imagine the Possibilities.

Chapter 8 Time Management: Align Your Time with the Right Goals.

Chapter 9 Focus: Use a Laser, Not a Floodlight.

Chapter 10 Execution: Do It! Don’t Sacrifice Good for Better.

Chapter 11 Determination: Stick to It.

Chapter 12 Keep It Simple!


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"I strongly recommend this book to educators who are interested in helping all of their students become successful learners."
—Steven W. Evans, Ph.D., Director, Alvin V. Baird Attention & Learning Disabilities Center, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA

"[T]his book sets the standard in delivering a comprehensive, state-of-the-art approach for understanding, treating and preventing classroom behavior difficulties. It should be on the bookshelves of all professionals who work in school settings. I will certainly recommend this text to my colleagues and students."
—George J. DuPaul, Ph.D., Professor of School Psychology, Associate Chair, Education and Human Services, Lehigh University

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