The Everyday Leader
14 Marine Corps Traits to Unlock Your Leadership DNA
The Everyday Leader breaks down the 14 Marine Corps Leadership Traits, uses actual stories from real military leaders to bring these traits to life before defining and connecting them back to how they apply in the business world and to the everyday leader.
This book also takes readers behind the curtain of the US Marine Corps and into the lives of the leaders who help protect their freedom every single day. Men and women who lead through war and times of peace, whose leadership traits and principles are taught from the moment they enter bootcamp, and whose values they carry long after they leave the military. These 14 leadership traits aren’t just concepts; these traits are meant to encourage leaders to establish their own leadership traits that convert to actions and actual strategies to lead confidently in the boardroom and in everyday life.
Designing Exceptional Organizational Cultures
How to Develop Companies Where Employees Thrive
Amazon’s #1 New HR Release
Designing Exceptional Organizational Cultures is a practical guide for HR and OD professionals which explains how to proactively design, build and foster a culture that creates employee and business success.
For a company to outperform the competition and achieve sustainable business growth, it needs a high performing, engaged and committed workforce with the skills the business needs both now and in the future. Attracting, motivating and retaining top talent can't be done simply by attaching individual benefits to specific job roles. To be effective, companies need to build an exceptional company culture where people want to work and that allows them to develop and perform to their full potential.
"Hema and Jamie present an invaluable guide on how organizations can intentionally build a culture that not only results in high engagement but in business results as well. I am confident that, after reading this book, you will feel as energized as I am and be left with a deeper understanding of yourself as a leader, a clear definition of what culture looks like for your organization and the motivation and determination to go out and build it."-Garry Ridge, Chairman and CEO, WD-40 Company
"Organizational culture is the most important factor for hiring and retaining high-performing talent and it’s an area that so many organizations get wrong. DEOC clearly walks leaders through how to create along-lasting culture that will out-perform your competition. A must read!"–Marshall Goldsmith, NewYork Times #1 bestselling author of Triggers, Mojo, and What Got You Here Won’t Get You There
"Culture eats everything for breakfast! That’s the essential message from DEOC. Create a high performing culture to achieve success on many levels: customer experience, employee experience and operational. It’s a must-read for ambitious leaders seeking practical, detailed toolkits to create amazing organizations that competitors envy. Every page oozes experience and expertise."–Jacqui Harper MBE, Leadership Presence Expert, Author
"As two experienced practitioners, Hema and Jamie have unlocked the mysteries of organizational culture and provided a practical approach for learning and applying the important skills needed to drive an effective and sustainable culture. This book is an important read for all leaders invested with increasing engagement and motivation using values and belonging as tools."–Dr. Tony I. Herrera, Author of Candor and Senior Vice President of ExecutiveEducation and Development at LPL Financial