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American National Biography
Access American National Biography
Learn about significant Americans and their contributions to history, society, industry, education and more.
Database includes portraits of more than 18,700 men and women, updated quarterly with new and revised entries, features thousands of illustrations, more than 80,000 hyperlinked cross-references, links to select web sites, and powerful search capabilities. Includes over 900 articles from The Oxford Companion to United States History, providing historical and social context to the biographies.
Podcasts on Leadership
Leadership and Loyalty For Fortune 500 Executives
Aimed at "Fortune 500 executives, family businesses, human resources professionals, and the Millennial generation," Leadership and Loyalty advocates an authentic form of leadership based on emotional intelligence and fearless honesty. Baron interviews authors, consultants, and leaders from all types of organizations on the kind of leadership that inspires fierce loyalty.
The core concept comes from Burg's best-selling book The Go-Giver, which makes a case that focusing on providing value to others is the most fulfilling and profitable way to live and work. Each episode begins with a brief thought of the day, followed by a 15-minute interview. This is not only smart but valuable.
The Nice Guys on Business
real-life stories, successes, struggles, failures, and opportunities presented. Each episode is a conversation about life. The key rule of the show is very simple: Sandler has no rules and nothing is off limits. He is great at challenging his audience to turn off the negative tapes that are playing in our collective heads and to lead a positive life, filled with a pay-it-forward attitude, genuine kindness, absolute empathy, and compassion as our tools. This is not only a podcast about nice guys but a podcast how nice guys can finish first.
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