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Written by acclaimed management guru Wolf Rinke, this humorous and instructive guide distills a lifetime of management consulting experience into 20 easy-to-digest and amusing lessons to help you become a more effective leader. These cutting-edge-strategies will change the way you lead people and have an immediate payoff on the bottom line. You'll discover how to apply specific leadership practices that will enable you to:
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INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW
Welcome to Don't Oil the Squeaky Wheel, and 19 Other Contrarian Ways to Improve Your Leadership Effectiveness, a self-directed accredited learning program. This program consists of a book of the same title by Wolf J. Rinke, PhD, CSP, RD, and this study guide.
This program is designed to help you internalize the leadership imperatives which are essential to your success in the 21st century. It is also designed to help you earn 20 continuing professional education units (CPEUs)
This learning program is a Level 2 Continuing Professional Education (CPE) program approved for 20 CPE units (CPEUs). Level 2 means that you have general knowledge of the literature and professional practice in the areas covered. The focus of the program is to enhance knowledge and application.
To get the most out of this self-directed accredited learning program, it is suggested that you adhere to the following four steps:
Step 1: Review the objectives in this study guide.
Step 2: Read and study the Don't Oil the Squeaky Wheel, and 19 Other Contrarian Ways to Improve Your Leadership Effectiveness book and the articles in this study guide. Be sure to complete all self-assessment instruments and any other exercises contained in the book.
Step 3: Assess what you have learned by answering the questions contained in this study guide.
Step 4: Compare your answers to the answer key, which you will find at the end of the study guide. If you scored at least 80% correct, you have completed the program and are ready to transfer your answers to the CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION (CPE) REPORTING FORM in front of this study guide. If you scored less than 80% correct, re-read the appropriate chapters in the book until you score at least 80%.
After you have successfully completed the program complete the CPEU
REPORTING FORM and:
We will email your Certificate of Completion.
When you submit your CPEU Reporting Form to us via mail, fax or www.easyCPEcredits.com, be sure to write your correct email address in the space provided on the CPE Reporting Form. If writing by hand, be sure to print your email address clearly.
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Enjoy practicing Contrarian Leadership!
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR. . .
Wolf J. Rinke, PhD, RD, CSP is the president and founder of Wolf Rinke Associates, Inc., an accredited provider of quality pre-approved home-study CPE courses for nutrition professionals available at www.easyCPEcredits.com. Another division (www.WolfRinke.com) has been custom designing and delivering stimulating keynote presentations, interactive problem solving funshops, and highly effective consulting, coaching, and educational services since 1988. He specializes in building peak-performance teams and organizations, and providing one-on-one executive coaching that leads to dramatic improvements in performance and productivity.
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