I am very pleased to let you all know that my new book, Double the Love: 11 Secrets for Cultivating Highly Accountable and Engaged Teams, is available on Amazon.com. Right now, the paperback version is available. The e-book format will be on amazon within a week.
I hope you will check it out and can't wait to hear your feedback. The book features a model that I have been using with leaders and groups for several years. It tends to resonate with folks, so I hope the same is true for you.
A bunch of fabulous people reviewed the pre-production version of the book and offered their endorsements. Here's what they said (listed in alphabetical order):
“Reading this book is like having Lisa sitting next to you sharing her wisdom and whispering her secrets in your ear. Her intriguing style will captivate you from the start; lead you through a model, practical advice, and workshop activities; and leave you wondering how quickly you can implement one of her brilliant ideas. Lisa is the consummate story teller who combines real-world recommendations with wit and humor, leaving you laughing, reflecting, and wanting more.” Elaine Biech author, The Business of Consulting and editor, The ASTD Leadership Handbook
“If you want better business results, open your mind, a good bottle of red, and read Double the Love. Author Lisa guides with her unique mix of wit, big experience and perspective in a way that that challenges leaders beliefs and actions about accountability and the holy grail of discretionary effort.” Randy Boek, Professional Outsider and President, Route Two
“Extra love doesn't cost you anything, so why don't more leaders give it away? Double the Love will give you the must-have tools to deliver better results, get promoted faster, and inspire others to do it, too!“ Cory Bouck, Director of Organizational Development & Learning at Johnsonville Sausage; author of The Lens of Leadership: Being the Leader Others WANT to Follow
“Another amazing book! I absolutely love the fact that I can grab it, apply the tools and be inspired to make my work world a better place. Double the Love is engaging me and making me feel empowered! I’m printing the page on “20 Ways to Be an Advocate” because they are great reminders of how easy it is to make someone’s day and build a relationship.” Johna Campbell, Senior Manager of HR, Kollmorgen
“If you want to transform your teams and get them to perform better, you need to know the secret. If you REALLY want your teams to perform better, you'll need the secrets in 2 areas: accountability and engagement. Thankfully, this book focuses on simple (though not always easy) ways you can double your love and thus double (or MORE) your love, er, results. And not only can you learn the secrets - you can learn how to actually use them - to do more, and, most importantly, to maximize the performance of your team. Believe it: You CAN double the love!” Phil Gerbyshak, author, speaker and VP of Sales and Marketing for Advisology
“With her usual playful style, Lisa has once again delivered an accessible yet hard-hitting primer on some of the biggest challenges facing leaders today. Striking the right balance between accountability and engagement is an art form. The structure of the book makes it a thought-provoking primer on the theory behind her 11 secrets for building strong teams, and also a very practical field guide for how to bring these ideas to life. I already found three things I'm planning to try at work on Monday!” Kathleen Goodman, Director, Strategy, Planning and Management at Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
"When it comes to understanding what makes people feel truly engaged in their work, no one cuts through the clutter of organizational improvement processes, tools, and other assorted junk, and gets quicker to the heart of what really matters than Lisa Haneberg. In her new book Double the Love, Lisa provides a set of simple secrets that will help you more effectively develop highly accountable and engaged teams within your organization." Chris Grams, President, New Kind
“In Double The Love, Lisa Haneberg has written a book that redefines accountability & engagement systems, for each of us who need to be able to “bring out the very best in people”. She also includes assessments, exercises and other tools that are guaranteed to move you along the continuum to more effective leadership, wherever you may be today. The content & her writing style, make it a must read. “Brenda Gumbs, EVP Human Resources, Perfetti Van Melle, USA, Inc.
"Zounds! After breakthroughs, the "Secrets" were always right there in our face. Leadership that is intentional, persistent, yet humble and lovingly refocusing the "me" to the "we" - sounds like the team I want to be on." Jeff Krida, Vice Chairman, Co-Founder American Queen Steamboat Company
“Lisa brings a wealth of personal experience and knowledge to the table in this book. A refreshing and honest look at improving dynamics within your team that I highly recommend to anyone hoping to bring a new level of excellence to the workplace.” David Loewe, Chief Executive Officer, Seattle Humane Society
“Lisa, this is truly “FANTASTIC.” Engagement really is about making work meaningful and purposeful.” Lloyd Lopez - Supervisor, Client Services, Quest Diagnostics
“Accountability is one of the most ‘lip serviced’ words on the planet, but Lisa changes the game of accountability in Double the Love. You want a powerful team? You want to be a great leader? Read this book and change your world.” Dwayne Melancon, Chief Technology Officer, Tripwire, Inc. & Author, GenuineCuriosity.com
“Outstanding! A terrific fun to read book that provides clear steps for organizational excellence.” Martin D. Moll, Practice Leader, AKT CPAs and Business Consultants
“This terrific book brings together the intentionality of good design with the science of motivation to help leaders create better workplaces. The synergy is extraordinary.” Daniel Pink, author of DRIVE and A WHOLE NEW MIND
“Double The Love” is a treasure trove of transformative ideas, secrets and wisdom on how to build an engaged and accountable workforce. Wish I had this book early on when I built my first team! Tanmay Vora, Author, Blogger and Improvement Consultant at QAspire.com
“This isn’t for a blurb in the book, but I just wanted to tell you that I can’t wait for your book to come out. I so need this information right now.” Sharon Walling
“Those who treasure Lisa’s practical, humorous and popular books will love her mind-bending secrets that lead people just as they are. Expect to spot cranky, courageous and creative under refreshing new lights. Leadership words of wisdom come chalk full of passion and with the kind of tools and skills workers crave. Lisa Haneberg’s clearly at her best in this book!” Ellen Weber (PhD) directs innovation at the Mita International Brain Center.
“Lisa has released the secrets on the push and pull of engagement and accountability at work. She offers stories, guidance, and insights to find the healthy push and pull of work to "double the love" as we race towards a 2020 workplace. You will love this book as you love the results and relationship building it offers you at work.” David Zinger, David Zinger Associates, Founder and Host of 6300-member Employee Engagement Network.
Thanks so much for these kind words! Makes me feel doubly loved.