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March 05, 2013

Gratitude Works!: A 21-Day Program for Creating Emotional Prosperity

A practical, step-by-step program based in both science and spirituality that shows how to foster gratitude as a daily practice using techniques such as keeping a gratitude journal, meditating, watching your language, cultivating new ways of seeing and sensing the world, and learning from spiritual traditions.

February 26, 2013

The Transparent Teacher: Taking Charge of Your Instruction with Peer-Collected Classroom Data

The Transparent Teacher outlines and illustrates a step-by-step process for breaking down professional isolation and cultivating opportunities for meaningful learning through the Teacher-Driven Observation process.

February 14, 2013

Leverage Leadership: A Practical Guide to Building Exceptional Schools

Effective school leadership is not the product of innate charisma, charm, or personality. It’s how a leader uses their time.

February 13, 2013

I Have a Strategy (No You Don’t): The Illustrated Guide to Strategy

“Strategy.” It’s one of the most overused and least understood words in business. This is a problem, according to Howell J. Malham Jr. A big one. And it’s why so many “strategies” are doomed from the start.  

February 13, 2013

This I Believe: Life Lessons

The popular This I Believe series, which has aired on NPR and on Bob Edwards' shows on Sirius XM Satellite and public radio, explores the personal beliefs and guiding principles by which Americans live today. This I Believe: Life Lessons brings together treasured life lessons of people from all walks of life. Whether it's learning the power of saying hello or how courage comes with practice, these will inspire, move, and encourage readers.

February 12, 2013

Powerful Techniques for Teaching Adults

A short, practical guide to the most helpful approaches and exercises that teachers use when working with adult learners.

February 07, 2013

Leading with Conviction: Mastering the Nine Critical Pillars of Integrated Leadership

Authors Shalom Saada Saar and Michael J. Hargrove, internationally recognized leadership development coaches, argue that leadership is the only sustainable competitive advantage in today’s marketplace.

February 06, 2013

Mentor: Guiding the Journey of Adult Learners (with New Foreword, Introduction, and Afterword), 2nd Edition

With a reflective new introduction and afterword and a new foreword by noted expert Lois J. Zachary, this reissue of Mentor will once again be a valuable and classic resource for all those who care about mentoring learners for success and fulfillment.

February 06, 2013

To Improve the Academy: Resources for Faculty, Instructional, and Organizational Development, Volume 31

 This annual volume offers examples and resources for the enrichment of all educational developers.

February 01, 2013

LEADERSHIP CONVERSATIONS: Challenging High-Potential Managers to Become Great Leaders

Conversation techniques and tools that can help strong managers become great leaders

January 09, 2013

Just Lead!: A No Whining, No Complaining, No Nonsense Practical Guide for Women Leaders in the Church

A practical resource for aspiring leaders  that combines empirical research with the authors' stories of their own and other women's experiences to help women succesfully navigate the transitions necessary to lead well in church and ministry settings.

January 07, 2013

Wiley Learning Institute Announces January Online Workshops with Jossey-Bass Authors

The Wiley Learning Institute in collaboration with Jossey-Bass, is offering faculty, campus leaders, and business professionals the opportunity to participate in interactive professional development workshops in January

December 13, 2012

Rebooting Work: Transform How You Work in the Age of Entrepreneurship

Former COO of eBay, LiveOps Chairman,Yahoo! and salesforce.com board member Maynard Webb offers a compelling look at the changing nature of work.

December 10, 2012

Appreciative Inquiry in Higher Education: A Transformative Force

Two highly experienced consultants and academic leaders show the benefits and value of using Appreciative Inquiry, which focuses on getting more of what is positive, to respond effectively to the tumultous changes in higher education.

December 10, 2012

Grant Seeking in Higher Education

Designed for faculty at higher educational institutions, this detailed guide advises on proposal development and awareness building of issues related to grant work within an academic setting.

December 06, 2012

Working with Problem Faculty: A Six-Step Guide for Department Chairs

Helps academic leaders deal with their biggest problem--difficult faculty and staff--by providing a practical six-step model to handle everything from bullying to uncivil behavior to poor performance.

November 29, 2012

Hiring New Talent in 2013? Don’t Settle!

Essential leadership advice Peter Ducker’s most admired self-made billionaire: Mort Mandel

November 29, 2012

Social Media in the Public Sector Field Guide: Designing and Implementing Strategies and Policies

A real-world, ready-to-use guide to creating and implementing policies and strategies for the use of new media applications in government.

November 29, 2012

Social Media in the Public Sector: A Guide to Participation, Collaboration and Transparency in the Networked World

A roadmap for public managers implementing new media strategies in their own agencies

November 27, 2012

Challenging Casanova: Masculinity in the 21st Century

In his groundbreaking new book, noted expert on teenage and adult masculine behavior Andrew Smiler debunks the myth that teenage boys and young men are barely able to control their sex drives, which may lead to destructive hyper-sexuality, unwanted pregnancy, and sexually transmitted diseases. Dr. Smiler  helps us recognize that the majority of boys and men do not fit this stereotype and that boys’ sexual development is multi-faceted.