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These books can be purchased through
Silver Creek Press - www.silvercreekpress.ca

From Hiring to Firing- A No-Nonsense Guide to Managing Employee Performance - Co-authored with Derek Redman, Q.C., Paula's latest book, released in October 2006, is rapidly becoming a popular read.

Great Boards--Plain & Simple (2003) is a must-read guidebook for managers and board volunteers in the non-profit sector.

Great Boards--Plain & Simple--The Workbook (2003) is a practical accompaniment to Great Boards--Plain & Simple.

The Supervisor's Big Book of Answers (1999) is a practical guide for supervisors and managers working in human service organizations.

Taming Turnover (2001) is an important resource to help organizations find and keep employees.

7 New Rules for the Sandbox - The ABCs of Generational Retention (2009)

 

 

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OTHER FAVOURITES INCLUDE:

Building the Bridge As You Walk on It – A Guide for Leading Change (2004).Robert E. Quinn. ISBN 0-7879-7112-X.

The Cycle of Leadership – How Great Leaders Teach Their Companies to Win. (2004).Noel M. Tichy with Nancy Cardwell. ISBN 0-06-662057-0.

Delivering Knock Your Socks off Service (3rd Edition) (1998).  Third Edition Revisions done by Ron Zemke.  Performance Research Associates, Inc.  ISBN 0-8144-0765.    

The Economics of Happiness. Mark Anielski.

Fierce Conversations Achieving Success At Work & In Life One Conversation at a Time (2004).  Susan Scott.  ISBN 0-425-19337-3.

Filthy Rich – How to Turn Your Nonprofit Fantasies into Cold, Hard Cash (2000).  Dr. Richard Steckel.  ISBN 1-58008-249-1.

First, Break All The Rules - What The World’s Greatest Managers Do Differently  (1999).  Marcus Buckinghan & Curt Coffman.  ISBN 0-684-85286-1.

FISH! Lundin, Stephen C., Harry Paul and John Christensen. ISBN 0-7868-6602-0.

For One More Day. Mitch Albom. ISBN 1-4013-0327-7.

Good To Great (2001).  Jim Collins.  ISBN 0-06-662099-6.

The Leadership Challenge (2002). Kouzes & Posner. ISBN 02-7879-5678-3.

The Leadership Gap:  Building Leadership Capacity for Competitive Advantages  (2005).  Dr. Davis S. Weiss & Dr. Vince Molinaro.  ISBN:  0470835680

Leadership in Organizations (Custom edition for Royal Roads University) (2002). Gary Yukl. ISBN 0-536-70282-9.

Living the Good Life. Helen and Scott Nearing.

Lord of the Rings. J.R.R Tolkien.

Managing TransitionsMaking the Most of Change (1991).  William Bridges.  ISBN 02015500733.

Mind Power - Into the 21st Centrury (1999).  John Kehoe.  ISBN 0-9697551-4-7.

Practicing Servant Leadership – Succeeding Through Trust, Bravery and Forgiveness.(2002).Larry C. Spears and Michele Lawrence – Editors. ISBN 0-7879-7455-2.

Quick Team-Building Activities for Busy Managers. Brian Cole Miller (2004).
ISBN 0-8144-7201-X

7 Measures of Success - What Remarkable Associations Do That Others Don’t (2006).  ASAE & The Centre for Association Leadership.  ISBN 0-88034-272-2.

Simple Abundance. Sara Ban Breathnach. ISBN 0-446-51913-8.

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Judy Schachner. ISBN 0-439-83696-4.

Synchronicity – The Inner Path of Leadership (1996). Joseph Jaworski and Introduction by Peter Senge. ISBN 1-57675-031-0.

Team Workout - A Trainer's Sourcebook. Glenn Parker & Richard Kropp (2001).
ISBN 0-8144-7120-X.

Teams That Click. Harvard Business School Press (2004). ISBN 1-59139-350-7.

The Three Musketeers. Alexander Dumas.

To Kill a Mockingbird. Harper Lee.

When Generations Collide: Who They Are. Why They Clash. How to Solve the Generational Puzzle at Work. Lynne C. Lancaster (Author), David Stillman (Author) (2003).

The great leaders are like the best conductors - they reach beyond the notes to reach the magic in the players. ~ Blaine Lee