Category Archive: Books

Mar 25 2010

How to Network Effectively

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Author and consultant Keith Ferrazzi offers practical insights into the art of finding, forming and maintaining a broad network of valuable relationships and contacts

Mar 03 2010

Reorganize for Resilience: Putting Customers at the Center of Your Business

From Harvard Business Press comes a book entitled Reorganize for Resilience: Putting Customers at the Center of Your Business.  Author Ranjay Gulati examines a number of companies who have succeeded in this arena, including corporate real estate services provider Jones Lang LaSalle. From the Inside Flap Most companies say they’re “customer-focused”—yet consistently fail to deliver solutions …

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Feb 25 2010

You Don’t Need a Title to Be a Leader

From You Don't Need a Title to Be a Leader: How Anyone, Anywhere, Can Make a Positive Difference Believe they can positively shape their lives and careers. Lead through their relationships with people, as opposed to their control over people. Collaborate rather than control. Persuade others to contribute, rather than order them to. Get others …

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Feb 23 2010

In Search of Self-Governance

Dick Morris, former consultant to President Bill Clinton, reviews In Search of Self-Governance by Scott Rasmussen. With his up-to-the-second published polls, Scott Rasmussen has revolutionized the way politics is practiced in America. Now, in his new book, In Search of Self-Governance, he bids us all remember that the real political debate is not left vs. …

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Jan 13 2010

Best Business Books of the Year in 2009

Tom Peters, author of the classic In Search of Excellence: Lessons from America's Best-Run Companies (Collins Business Essentials) and forthcoming The Little Big Things: 163 Ways to Pursue EXCELLENCE, offers his recommendations for the best books of the year 2009. Best book on the financial crisis: Fool's Gold: How the Bold Dream of a Small Tribe …

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Oct 08 2009

Convening for Change: Reports from CORENET Global Las Vegas Summit

Starting today, Jones Lang LaSalle is hosting a blog and tweeting about the CoreNet Global Summit in Las Vegas: We plan to engage both Summit attendees as well as non-attendees by providing perspectives and behind-the-scenes insights on the business and CRE trends being discussed at the conference.  

Oct 16 2007

Smart Selections: Discover the business books that motivate and inspire commercial real estate professionals

From CIRE Magazine: usiness books are like potato chips: You can’t really stop after just one. And for business book junkies, there is certainly no dearth of material. Nearly 5,000 business-related titles were published last year, according to R.R. Bowker, which tracks book sales information. Add those to the more than 10,000 titles published the …

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