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It broadens the improvement focus beyond the executive and management ranks to include the front line. I read it cover-to-cover and often found myself daydreaming about some point you had just made a great sign. Today, more than ever, companies look to everyone, at all levels, to think and act like leaders.

It was well received. With his unique blend of humorous quips, anecdotes, and insightful commentary, he has taken decades of experience in organizational leadership development and created a remarkably easy-to-read guide to living and growing that will benefit anyone who reads it. The voting patterns and many comments added to the returned e-mail messages really helped shape the final titles.

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He asked me for more and more. Growing the Distance is full of wisdom, anecdotes and pithy advice in an informal, easy-to-read digest format.

Growing the Distance

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Growing the Distance provides a strong foundation for your other developmental activities. Trivia About Growing the Dista I would recommend it to any one who wants to become a better leader.

Doug rated it really liked it May 17, You are viewing prices in Canadian currency. Lots of information — lots of things to think about. The teachings are clear, concise and as with his presentations, very practical and applicable. In his experience and research, Jim has developed insights into how to harness the gowing in every employee, regardless of title or position.


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I thought that Mr. I have stretched my comfort distace by challenging clemmeer to pursue new goals. Refresh and try again. This book has a heartbeat: The beauty of grownig principles established in your book is that they can be applied in various fields of our lives and arise at different stages and degrees, in the constantly renewed challenges we encounter. Nicole Sage rated it liked it Nov 09, God bless you all. My epiphany came in late, when I was forced to choose between staying in one production division at Kodak — and possibly probably regressing in assignment and pay — or moving to a different production division with development project opportunities.

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If, like me, you think that getting one powerful, actionable insight from a book is worth the price, Growing the Distance is the bargain of the millenium. In my humble opinion, while your E. This first experience with a digital ggowing group was extremely positive and productive. These are the questions at the center of our lives. I will say that the average person will be more apt to pick up books that have fewer words on each page, and fewer total pages. I have written a program which focuses on changing attitudes, for both staff and youth, which eventually will be applied throughout British Columbia.


Growing the Distance: Timeless Principles for Personal, Career, and Family Success by Jim Clemmer

Jim Clemmer has been described as one of North America’s leading transformation and improvement thinkers. Victoria marked it as to-read Nov 12, I think that not only people in workplaces should read this book, but people my age should read it too.

I lost my husband about a year and a half prior to this and had been tge with many issues. Kelley Robertson Sony of Canada Ltd. It is through presentations like yours — executive-level experience, boardroom perspective and industry experience — that we achieve the mission of the organization. But grow toward what? Look no further, everything you need is here. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Growing the Distance: Timeless Principles for Personal, Career, and Family Success

It will inspire you and help to mesh together the various roles and activities of your life. In his presentations, workshops, seminars, and retreats, he has shared his insights with hundreds of leading corporations and orginizations, as well as tens of thousands of individuals.

I was truly struggling to find my way back — both to God and to myself. Of course I want to join Growing the Distance -L to participate in the group discussions, and above all I would like to read your two previous books, Pathways to Performance and Firing on All Cylinders which are not available here.

Growing the Distance is not a conventional book with large, dense blocks of text to plow through. This starts with inner self leadership and clwmmer outward to influence, guide, support, and lead others. Rather, it has a unique and distinctive, three-tiered structure and magazine-style.