Leadership Material

by Mike Hunter

Viewing them as “touchy feely,” intangible and invisible, most leaders separate their personal lives from their professional lives. Diana Jones, an executive coach for 30-years, argues that this is unwise. In fact, the “soft side” of leadership — empathy, compassion and authentic communication derived from personal experience — is both powerful and essential to enhancing… [More]

Common-Sense Income Strategies

by Mike Hunter

The subtitle may well be Common-Sense, Purpose-Based Investing for Your Retirement with Steps and Strategies to Help You. This book begins with the idea that when we reach the age of 50, we need to change from a portfolio filled with stocks and growth investment strategies to step-by-step strategies to build out our retirement income.… [More]

Managing at the Leading Edge

by Mike Hunter

This book highlights lessons from the navigation and piloting practices used in high-performing sailing. In the contemporary “white water” business environment, as at sea, achieving goals requires choosing a destination amidst uncertainty, adjusting to continually shifting conditions, converting the push and pull of environmental forces into momentum and using different skills at different times to… [More]

Managing Oneself

by Mike Hunter

Peter Drucker is widely regarded as the father of modern management, offering penetrating insights into business that still resonate today. But Drucker also offers deep wisdom on how to manage our personal lives and how to become more effective leaders. In these two classic articles from Harvard Business Review, Drucker reveals the keys to becoming… [More]

Gen Z @ Work

by Mike Hunter

A generations expert and author of When Generations Collide and The M-Factor teams up with his 17-year-old son to introduce the next influential demographic group to join the workforce — Generation Z — in this essential study, the first on the subject. They were born between 1995 and 2012. At 72.8 million strong, Gen Z is… [More]

Doughnut Economics

by Mike Hunter

Economics is the mother tongue of public policy. It dominates our decision-making for the future, guides multi-billion-dollar investments, and shapes our responses to climate change, inequality and other environmental and social challenges that define our times. Pity then, or more like disaster, that its fundamental ideas are centuries out of date yet are still taught… [More]

The Top Ten Ways to Be a Great Leader

by Mike Hunter

This is the sequel from Hans Finzel, Ph.D., to his popular book The Top Ten Mistakes Leaders Make. That book is about what to avoid; this one is about what to master. In this book, he outlines the positive traits and skills every new leader should master. He shows readers the two most important words… [More]

High-Growth Levers

by Mike Hunter

“Mark’s strategies show how even business[es] in the most dire of times still have a set of responsibilities, a path and processes that they can follow that will optimize their chance of turnaround and long-term success.” —Stephen R. Covey, author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People and The Leader in Me. Leading corporate… [More]

Stadium Status

by Mike Hunter

Business as usual is ancient history. Large corporations, small businesses, entrepreneurs, even CEOs and politicians must make the move from simply selling a product or service to delivering a mind-blowing customer experience. They have to learn to play at the level athletes and entertainers call “stadium status.” Stadium status is that elusive place every coach,… [More]

Time, Talent, Energy

by Mike Hunter

Business leaders know that the key to competitive success is smart management of scarce resources. That’s why companies allocate their financial capital so carefully. But capital today is cheap and abundant, no longer a source of advantage. The truly scarce resources now are the time, the talent and the energy of the people in one’s… [More]