We are just getting started with adding some of our favorite links, please let us know if there are any others you would suggest:
Executive Book Summaries
They summarize the top business books and send them to you in paper, PDF, or MP3 format (or all three). The paper summaries are only 8 pages long and I've found that this saves a tremendous amount of time. If a summary catches my interest I'll buy the book. If you click on the link above they will provide you with a couple of free summaries to try the service.
This site has audio versions of many of the bestselling fiction and non-fiction books, and new books are added regularly. You can either buy a subscription or individual books for less than $10 each, and then they can be downloaded to iPOD, Treo or your computer.
This software allows you to mindmap easily with very little time spent learning. We use this extensively in our practice, and are certified to deliver training to groups that want to utilize the advanced functions (e.g. project management, knowledge management).
This Canadian web hosting company has impressed us with its service, ease of use, and cost effective product offerings. We originally had the Paragon site hosted elsewhere, and not only was the site often unavailable, but the email service would block legitimate emails sent to Paragon!
This teleconference service is free AND excellent quality. It is easy to set up both regular and ad hoc teleconferences.
Have you ever had to provide a long and convoluted url to someone? This service shortens urls and makes them easy to input and remember.
This site has a tremendous amount of FREE materials and trainings on coaching and personal development. It is a little difficult to navigate, but has some wonderful resources.
Corporate Coach U
This organization is a part of "Coach U', and provides specific training to coaches working in the business context. Tracey Lorenson is a graduate of this program, as well as being a Certified Corporate Coach through CCUI.
Focused on the development of leadership in municipal management