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    The Bookshelf: Clear Leadership

    Full Title: Clear Leadership: Sustaining Real Collaboration and Partnership at Work
    Year: 2010
    Author: Gervase Bushe
    Category: Leadership & Organizational Effectiveness
    Quick summary: This book is about clarity, and how to get closer to it. How do we share our experience in ways that strengthen our daily work with others? Gervase Bush provides a model for getting past the organizational mush that’s created when we make up stories about other people’s behavior instead of simply asking them.

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    The Bookshelf: The Spirit of Kaizen

    Full Title: The Spirit of Kaizen: Creating Lasting Excellence One Small Step at a Time
    Year: 2013
    Author: Robert Maurer, Ph.D.
    Category: Leadership & Organizational Effectiveness
    About the author: Robert Maurer is Director of Behavioral Sciences for the Family Practice Residency Program at Santa Monica UCLA Medical Center and a faculty member with the UCLA School of Medicine. He also wrote One Small Step Can Change Your Life: The Kaizen Way and Mastering Fear: Harnessing Emotion to Achieve Excellence in Work,

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    Member Education: DPR’s Integrated Germ Management Training Course Is Now Available! 

    By: Christina Vredevoe, Senior Environmental Scientist, CDPR
    Cold and flu season is here! Do you use antimicrobial products, like bleach and disinfecting wipes, to keep those germs out of your center? Did you know that you must complete annual Healthy Schools Act training when using antimicrobial products in child care centers? Your facility’s designated IPM Coordinator is also required to take the annual training. The training requirement applies to all child care centers except family day care homes.

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    The Bookshelf: A New Member Resource

    The Bookshelf is Head Start California’s member community book review center. We all learn by reading. Here, you can share the books that teach and inspire you. What have you read that broadened your thinking, shifted your perspective, or changed your practice? Let your Head Start colleagues know: what’s worth reading? Submit your review here.
     

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