Books by the Authors:
- Triple Crown Leadership: Building Excellent, Ethical, and Enduring Organizations (Bob Vanourek and Gregg Vanourek). Champions a better brand of leadership that builds excellent, ethical, and enduring organizations. The book was a winner of the International Book Awards. It provides advanced leadership practices for sustainable high performance.
- LIFE Entrepreneurs: Ordinary People Creating Extraordinary Lives (Gregg Vanourek and Christopher Gergen). A clarion call for integrating our life and work with purpose and passion. It tells the stories of people who have intentionally and creatively designed their lives.
- Leadership Wisdom (Bob Vanourek). Discover the timeless, inspiring wisdom of leadership from the sage masters of literature and other outstanding leaders written over the centuries up to the present day.
- Charter Schools in Action: Renewing Public Education (Gregg Vanourek, Chester E. Finn, Jr., and Bruno V. Manno). Outlines a bold vision for how to renew public education with the needs of children, families, and educators in mind.
Book Chapters by the Authors:
- Bob Vanourek and Gregg Vanourek, “Stewards Build Trust,” Barbara Brooks Kimmel, editor, Trust, Inc.: Strategies for Building Your Company’s Most Valuable Asset.
- Bob Vanourek, “A Call for Values-Based Leadership,” James O’Toole and Don Mayer, editors, Good Business: Exercising Effective and Ethical Leadership.
- Gregg Vanourek and Christopher Gergen, “Dynamic Organizations for an Entrepreneurial Age,” in Organization of the Future 2: Visions, Strategies, and Insights on Managing in a New Era.
- Gregg Vanourek and Christopher Gergen, “Talent Development: Looking Outside the Education Sector,” in The Future of Educational Entrepreneurship.
- Bob Vanourek, “Servant Leadership and the Future,” Larry Spears, editor, Reflections on Leadership.
Triple Crown Leadership Newsletter
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Articles by the Authors (Highlights):
- “How to Be More Decisive in Your Life & Leadership,” Leaderonomics
- “How to Give Effective Feedback – A Leadership and Communication Superpower,” Leaderonomics
- “Does Your Organization Have Culture Champions and Cultural Stewards?” Debbie Laskey’s Blog
- “Ten Steps For Employees To Lead From Below,” Leaderonomics
- “To Lead Others, Learn to Lead Yourself First,” Fast Company
- “The False Search for Great Leaders,” Leader to Leader
- “Is the Maverick at Your Company a Genius or a Jerk?” Fast Company
- “The Power of Leadership Trustees,” People and Strategy
- “LIFE Entrepreneurship: Leading Your Life,” Leader to Leader
- “In Search of ‘Triple Crown Leadership,'” CNBC Bullish on Books review
- “Triple Crown Leadership: Building Excellent, Ethical, and Enduring Organizations,” American Management Association
- “How to Find the People Who Are the Right Fit for Your Startup,” Fast Company
- “Built-to-Last Startups,” Overdrive
- “What This Pandemic Teaches Us about Business and Society,” Leaderonomics
- “What Getting Fired Taught This CEO,” Trust Across America
- “Exploring Servant Leadership,” ColoradoBiz
- “Organizing Your Team for High Performance,” ColoradoBiz
- “Gathering the Reins Through 3Es,” Focus Malaysia
- “Top Ten Goal-Setting Mistakes…,” ColoradoBiz
- “Ten Steps to Align Your Company for High Performance,” ColoradoBiz
- “Unleash Your Latent Leaders,” ColoradoBiz
- “The Hard and Soft Edges of Leadership,” ColoradoBiz
- “Hire and Promote for Head & Heart,” ColoradoBiz
- “Whose Vision Is It, Anyway?” ColoradoBiz
- “The Secret to Creating a High Performing Team,” ColoradoBiz
- “Trash that Mission Statement,” ColoradoBiz
- “Why Purpose is Better than Mission,” ATD
- “Lead Yourself First,” ColoradoBiz
- “Leading for the Long Term,” ATD
- “Audacious Leadership,” ColoradoBiz
- “Integrity is Imperative for High-Performing Teams,” ATD
- “Does Your Board Lead?” ColoradoBiz
- “How Alignment Can Make Your Organization Flow,” ThoughtLeaders
- “It’s Not Just a ‘Team Effort,'” Sources of Insight
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