By now, many leaders have realized that when it comes to business, nice guys often finish first. Old-fashioned images of corporate callousness and greed have been replaced by a gentler, more human conception of great leadership. But how does one define "kindness" in the context of business?
An inspiring downloadable audiobook, giving a new angle on business and management, drawn from nature's most productive creatures. 'It seemed to me that the bees were working on the very same kinds of problems we are trying to solve. How can large, diverse groups work together harmoniously and productively? Perhaps we could take what the bees do so well and apply it to our institutions.' When Michael O'Malley first took up beekeeping he thought it would be a nice hobby to share with his son.
Agnes, a Fairy Godmother, has lost her passion for her work and hasn't successfully granted a wish for over two years. Her clumsy attempts to grant wishes never work out as she hopes - she appears in the wrong places, uses old magical routines that she hasn't changed in years, and smoke and soot sputters out of the tip of her wand. But the joy and caring in Agnes are reawakened through the wish and love of a little girl. Giving one of the grandest performances of all time, Agnes grants the wish and joins the very best Fairy Godmothers in the sky as an everlasting star.
The Most Beautiful Kite is the heartwarming story of taking pleasure in the new and wondrous triumphs of our children as they grow, and of the loving gift of letting go so they may find their own way. Author Michael O'Malley uses the colorful imagery and whimsy of a kite in a charming and unforgettable book that every parent will enjoy reading with their children.