Ignited: Managers! Light Up Your Company and Career for More Power More Purpose and More Success

By Vince Thompson
'Ignited' reveals simple steps that managers can take to ensure that they are making the most out of their resources. In a time when resources are often squeezed this book is an easy to follow must read for the middle manager.

< P style="MARGIN: 0px"> < B> Vince Thompson< /B> , principal at Middleshift Consulting, works with Internet companies to design world-class online marketing solutions and build sales organizations empowering those in the middle. His clients include Napster, StarStyle.com, and Break.com.< /P> < P style="MARGIN: 0px"> Thompson has spent 15 years as a middle manager leading teams in challenging industries and hotbeds for learning: first in restaurants, then in television, and now in the Internet business. He spent seven years as Regional Vice President of Sales for America Online. There, he designed AOL& rsquo; s sales training organization, managed teams in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Dulles, VA; and served as Regional Vice President of AOL& rsquo; s Southwestern Region, where his teams led AOL& #39; s West Coast Entertainment and Auto relationships. < /P> < P style="MARGIN: 0px"> He is a featured online expert in the Quantum Sales Training Series, has spoken widely on online advertising, and has contributed to the Iowa Press textbook < I> Media Selling< /I> .< /P> < P style="MARGIN: 0px"> Thompson holds an undergraduate degree in Communications from the University of Southern California& rsquo; s Annenberg School of Communications, and an MBA from Pepperdine University. He lives in Los Angeles, California with his wife and two daughters.< /P> < P style="MARGIN: 0px"> To learn more about Vince Thompson and the community of Ignited managers, visit < B> www.BeIgnited.com< /B> .< /P> < P style="MARGIN: 0px" align=left text-align="left"> & nbsp; < /P>


NEWS & OPINION: Vince Thompson Recommends Management Books

Posted April 30, 2007, 6:39 PM with category of Management & Workplace Culture
First time author Vince Thompson last month released Ignited: Managers Light Up Your Company and Career for More Power More Purpose and More Success. This afternoon, I posted a podcast I did with Vince. Read more

NEWS & OPINION: Ignited Interview with Vince Thompson

Posted April 30, 2007, 6:36 PM with category of Management & Workplace Culture
This interview is with Vince Thompson and we talk about his new book Ignited: Managers Light Up Your Company and Career for More Power More Purpose and More Success. We talk about the state of middle management, the disconnect in business literature for middle managers, and the quandry of "banging pots". [podcast]http://www. Read more

STAFF PICKS: Hot Spots spark innovation

Posted March 28, 2007, 1:58 PM with category of Innovation & Creativity
A few days ago we posted an excerpt from the book Ignited. Here's an excerpt from a February Financial Times article that reviewed Lynda Gratton's new book, Hot Spots: Why Some Teams, Workplaces, And Organizations Buzz With Energy - And Others Don't, another "hot" title this spring: But, if you are lucky, you may also spot the occasional flash of orange or red. These are "hot spots" - "a moment when people are working together in exceptionally creative and collaborative ways . Read more

NEWS & OPINION: Excerpt from Ignited

Posted March 26, 2007, 8:25 PM with category of Management & Workplace Culture
Ignited Managers! Light Up Your Company and Career  This excerpt is taken from Ignited: Managers! Light Up Your Company and Career by Vince Thompson. Read more

NEWS & OPINION: New Excerpt on Excerpts Blog!

Posted March 26, 2007, 7:58 PM with category of Management & Workplace Culture
We have a new excerpt up on the ol' excerpts blog. It's Chapter 9 from Ignited by Vince Thompson. There comes a point when it's time for those in leadership to light a fire under every uninspired and discouraged group. Read more


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About the Hardcover

Publisher FT Press
Publish date 07/08/2015
Pages 293
ISBN-13 9780131492486
Language English