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    • The Leadership Challenge Sixth Edition

    • How to Make Extraordinary Things Happen in Organizations
    • By: James M. Kouzes, Barry Posner
    • Narrated by: Brian Holsopple
    • Length: 11 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Leadership Challenge is the gold-standard manual for effective leadership, grounded in research and written by the premier authorities in the field. With deep insight into the complex interpersonal dynamics of the workplace, this book positions leadership both as a skill to be learned and as a relationship that must be nurtured to reach its full potential.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great info. but this reader tough to listen to

    • By Thomas G. Hamp on 11-27-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Stop Selling and Start Leading

    • How to Make Extraordinary Sales Happen
    • By: James M. Kouzes, Barry Z. Posner, Deb Calvert
    • Narrated by: Brian Holsopple
    • Length: 5 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In the Age of the Customer, sales effectiveness depends mightily on the buyer experience. Despite nearly universal agreement on the need for creating value in every step of the buyer’s journey, sellers continue to struggle with how to create that value and connect meaningfully with buyers. New research bridges the gap and reveals the behavioral blueprint for sellers that makes buyers more likely to meet with them - and more likely to buy from them.  

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Leadership Challenge

    • How to Make Extraordinary Things Happen in Organizations, Fifth Edition
    • By: Barry Z. Posner, James M. Kouzes
    • Narrated by: Barry Posner, James Kouzes, Sean Pratt
    • Length: 10 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 499
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    The 25th anniversary edition of the best-selling business classic, revised and updated. For more than 25 years, The Leadership Challenge has been the most trusted source on becoming a better leader, selling more than two million copies in over 20 languages since its first publication. Based on Kouzes and Posner’s extensive research, this all-new edition casts their enduring work in context for today’s world, proving how leadership is a relationship that must be nurtured, and most importantly, learned.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Great book, too many stories

    • By Joseph Ivy on 02-06-13

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Encouraging the Heart

    • A Leader's Guide to Rewarding and Recognizing Others
    • By: James M. Kouzes, Barry Z. Posner
    • Narrated by: Erik Synnestvedt
    • Length: 5 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 40
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      4 out of 5 stars 28
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    All too often, simple acts of human kindness are often overlooked and under utilized by people in leadership roles. Advising mutual respect and recognition of accomplishments, Encouraging the Heart shows us how true leaders encourage and motivate those they work with by helping them find their voice and making them feel like heroes.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • It all begins with me and why not you,.

    • By Jim on 09-22-17

    Regular price: $26.41

    • Credibility

    • How Leaders Gain and Lose It, Why People Demand It, 2nd Edition
    • By: James M. Kouzes, Barry Z. Posner
    • Narrated by: Paul Boehmer
    • Length: 7 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 29
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      4 out of 5 stars 29
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      4 out of 5 stars 29

    As the world falls deeper into economic downturns and warfare, the question of credibility (how leaders gain and lose it) is more important than ever. Building on their research from The Leadership Challenge, James Kouzes and Barry Posner explore in Credibility why leadership is above all a relationship, with credibility as the cornerstone, and why leaders must "Say what you mean and mean what you say."

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Transform Your Leadership

    • By Isaiah M. on 04-05-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Student Leadership Challenge, Third Edition

    • Five Practices for Becoming an Exemplary Leader
    • By: James M. Kouzes, Barry Z. Posner
    • Narrated by: Brian Holsopple
    • Length: 9 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Student Leadership Challenge tailors one of the world’s most respected leadership models to students’ unique needs, and provides a proven pathway to success. Based on The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership, this book merges solid research with personal stories from real-world student leaders to help students develop the critical skills they need to lead both now and after graduation. Useful from high school to graduate school and beyond, these lessons are reinforced by reflective and critical thinking activities to help students internalize important concepts.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Christian Reflections on The Leadership Challenge

    • By: James M. Kouzes, Barry Z. Posner
    • Narrated by: Ken Maxon
    • Length: 4 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
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    Christian Reflections on The Leadership Challenge gathers together in one place a remarkable collection of leaders who share insights on faith and leadership. Well-grounded in research, this reflective and practical book shows how Christian leaders - no matter the setting - put into place The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership: Model the Way, Inspire a Shared Vision, Challenge the Process, Enable Others to Act, and Encourage the Heart.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Content

    • By Anonymous User on 05-23-18

    Regular price: $14.95

    • A Leader's Legacy

    • By: James M. Kouzes, Barry Z. Posner
    • Narrated by: James M. Kouzes, Barry Z. Posner
    • Length: 3 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 95
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 47

    Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner, internationally recognized experts in the field of leadership and authors of the best-selling Leadership Challenge, explore the important notion of legacy and the critical questions any leader must ask him or herself in order to leave a lasting impact. In a series of 22 short essays, grouped into four parts (significance, relationships, aspirations, and courage), the authors explore the thorny and often ambiguous issues that today's leaders grapple with.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very informative

    • By Mckinsl on 08-19-17

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Leadership Challenge, 4th Edition

    • By: James M. Kouzes, Barry Z. Posner
    • Narrated by: James M. Kouzes, Barry Z. Posner
    • Length: 11 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 203
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      4 out of 5 stars 97
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 98

    The Leadership Challenge, the most trusted source on becoming a better leader, has been thoroughly updated and revised for a new generation of leaders living and working in a global environment. Building on the knowledge base of the previous books, this fourth edition is grounded in research and presents extensive interviews with a diverse group of leaders at all levels in a wide variety of organizations from around the world. The authors emphasize that the fundamentals of leadership are not a fad.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great Book for Leadership Peer Groups

    • By Marty on 07-05-12

    Regular price: $19.96

    • The Student Leadership Challenge

    • Five Practices for Exemplary Leaders
    • By: James M. Kouzes, Barry Z. Posner
    • Narrated by: James M. Kouzes, Barry Z. Posner
    • Length: 4 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 9
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    The Student Leadership Challenge, Kouzes and Posner—today's premier leadership experts—demonstrate how anyone can be a leader, regardless of age or experience. Grounded in the same extensive research as the best-selling The Leadership Challenge, it uses real-life stories and examples exclusively from college students.

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Credibility

    • How Leaders Gain and Lose It, Why People Demand It, Revised Edition
    • By: James M. Kouzes, Barry Z. Posner
    • Narrated by: Erik Synnestvedt
    • Length: 9 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 27
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 15
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 16

    In this best-selling book, Kouzes and Posner (authors of The Leadership Challenge), explain why leadership is above all a relationship, with credibility as the cornerstone. They provide rich examples of real managers in action and reveal the six key disciplines and related practices that strengthen a leader's capacity for developing and sustaining credibility.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Leadership Foundations

    • By Rick on 03-18-13

    Regular price: $37.78

    • Achieving Credibility

    • The Key to Effective Leadership
    • By: James M. Kouzes, Tom Peters (introduction)
    • Narrated by: James M. Kouzes
    • Length: 6 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
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      4 out of 5 stars 7

    In our era of companies that we hear negative things about almost weekly, where leadership is mistrusted and the foundational principles of organizations are abandoned, where the bottom line is the only thing observed, Jim Kouzes gives us a breath of fresh air and hope that you can build an organization for which good morals and values are the foundation and which can be extremely successful. His powerful examples are throughout this program will inspire you.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Uncharacteristically lame

    • By Dr. Brian L. Carpenter on 08-03-13

    Regular price: $20.29

    • Achieving Credibility

    • The Key to Effective Leadership
    • By: James M. Kouzes
    • Narrated by: James M. Kouzes
    • Length: 6 hrs and 32 mins
    • Original Recording
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
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    In Achieving Credibility: The Key to Effective Leadership, you'll find a truly human approach to leadership, one that identifies and focuses on the traits we all admire in other people. Kouzes helps you put your finger on the intangibles that make some people simply stand head and shoulders above their peers. And most of all, you'll come to understand why building credibility is such a fundamental aspect of the leadership process.

    Regular price: $42.95