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My Favorite Books I Read Last Year

12shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Almost every year, I post a handful of my favorite books I read the previous year. As you can see below, my list for 2019 was heavily weighted with leadership books, not just organizational, but personal leadership. The styles vary, and so do the authors. These are the books…

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It’s Finally Here: Generation Z Unfiltered

1shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Do you know the students in front of you each day? I know you think you do because you know their names, their families, and how well they’re doing in your class or in sports. But this generation is more private, more anxious, more restless, more tech-friendly, more entrepreneurial,…

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12 Must Read Leadership Books for Young Adults

60shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn As I travel and speak to college students, I’m often asked what are the best books for a young leader to read. Years ago, I created a list of “Must Reads” for established leaders, but below, I list what I consider great reads for emerging leaders—teens and twenty-somethings who…

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12 Biographies Every Young Person Should Read

20shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn At Growing Leaders, we believe in the potential and power of the emerging generation. Today’s emerging generation—the young people we call “Generation iY”—will carve a new path in history. Each new generation, however, is responsible not only to do something new, but to remember what has come before. Stories…

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The Top Traits We Look for in Millennial Team Members

1shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Follow @TimElmore As I travel, I meet leaders who consistently ask about hiring and firing staff. How do we find good members and how do we cultivate their talent? How do we find young staff members who possess a strong work ethic and great attitudes? Great questions. Whether you’re…

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Rebelling Against Low Expectations

0shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Follow @TimElmore Five years ago, I read a book by two teenagers named Alex and Brett Harris. Maybe you read it too—it was called Do Hard Things. It challenged their peers to not settle into the lifestyle of a typical high school or college student, getting lost in selfies,…

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My Favorite Reads from 2014

0shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Follow @TimElmore Each year, I post a blog containing some of my favorite books I read from the previous year. My list from 2014 is below. These do not represent all the books I read. … but they are some of the best, most engaging reads that I felt you…

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