Growth IQ: Get Smarter About the Choices that Will Make or Break Your Business

Portfolio #ad - You'll see how, for instance:  *  red bull broke coca-cola and PepsiCo's stranglehold on the soft drink market by taking the Customer Base Penetration path to establish a foothold with adventure sports junkies and expand into the mainstream. Marvel transformed itself from a struggling comic book publisher into a global entertainment behemoth by using a Customer and Product Diversification strategy and shifting their focus from comic books to comic book characters in movies.

Starbucks suffered a brand crisis when they overwhelmed their customers with a Product Expansion strategy, and brought back CEO Howard Schultz to course-correct by returning to the Customer Experience path. Through bova's insightful analyses of these and many other case studies, you'll see why it can be a mistake to imitate strategies that worked for your competitors, or rely on strategies that worked for you in the past.

Growth IQ: Get Smarter About the Choices that Will Make or Break Your Business #ad - But, as you'll discover in growth iq, there are just ten simple--but easily misunderstood--paths to growth, and every successful growth strategy can be boiled down to picking the right combination and sequence of these paths for your current context. Tiffani bova travels around the world helping companies solve their most vexing problem: how to keep growing in the face of stiff competition and a fast-changing business environment.

Whether she's presenting to a fortune 500 board of directors or brainstorming over coffee with a startup founder, Bova cuts through the clutter and confusion that surround growth. Now, she draws on her decades of experience and more than thirty fascinating, how they work together, in-depth business stories to demonstrate the opportunities--and pitfalls--of each of the ten growth paths, and how they apply to business today.

A wall street journal bestsellerdo you know the best way to drive your company's growth? If not, it's time to boost your Growth IQ.


Three New People: Make the Most of Your Daily Interactions and Stop Missing Amazing Opportunities

All the Things Publishing #ad - But what if it didn’t have to be that way? what if we could easily connect with anyone we meet – on the airplane, at the coffee shop, or for a lifetime?As a child with social anxiety, waiting in line, in the elevator – and take the chance of making a new connection: one that might last for seconds, Brian Miller used magic in order to make friends.

Build a sustainable career. Three new people is a manifesto on the beauty and power of human connection in a world where loneliness has reached epidemic levels. Strengthen your relationships. Practical, powerful, and a delight to read. We’re rushed, frazzled, distracted, and frankly, scared to talk to strangers.

Three New People: Make the Most of Your Daily Interactions and Stop Missing Amazing Opportunities #ad - Now, as a globetrotting professional magician turned motivational speaker, he presents his secrets for connecting with the people you meet on a daily basis. With the same mix of insight and storytelling from his popular TEDx talk "How to Magically Connect with Anyone, personal, " Brian delivers:*Engaging, and wild stories from a career in magic.

An action-oriented four-step system for making others feel heard, understood, and valued E. A. R. S.


Break the Wheel: Question Best Practices, Hone Your Intuition, and Do Your Best Work

Unthinkable Media #ad - With this book, say goodbye to average work and hello to doing your best. Along the way, acunzo offers six fundamental questions to ask in any situation to start making the best possible decisions, regardless of the best practice. Stop relying on generic advice. We need to Break the Wheel. In this quick-hitting, powerful book, keynote speaker and podcaster Jay Acunzo hands us a sledgehammer.

With a diverse range of real-world stories, Break the Wheel offers a simple but powerful way to think for yourself when surrounded by conventional thinking. Our world is flooded by advice, ideas, and experts, but we shouldn't make decisions based on "best practices. Instead, we should do what works best for us, building careers and companies with the sort of clarity that leads to exceptional work.

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Endeavor: Cultivate Excellence While Making a Difference

Creative On Purpose Press #ad - Are you ready?it's time to make a differencehave you wasted enough time traveling the well-worn path of what’s expected? Are you done seeking a destination mapped out by the status quo? That map leads to where everyone else is headed. This isn't a self-help book. He coaches in seth Godin's online programs and is the author of Endeavor.

Scott asserts that excellence is cultivated through work that enhances the lives of others. Endeavor helps you define "what's next" and step into it. Who is scott perry?scott is a husband, father, teacher, and founder of Creative on Purpose. Who are you? what are you good at? where do you belong?Endeavor is a compass to help you draw your own map and a process to encourage you to step into your “what’s next” with integrity and intention.

The what, who, and promise of the endeavor bookwhat's it for? endeavor is a book about discovering your life's work. He helps others step into "what's next" with curiosity, courage, and a commitment to make things better. Cultivate excellence through work that matters. What's the promise? The work you're meant to do is work you get to do.

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The Motivation Trap: Leadership Strategies to Achieve Sustained Success

Greenleaf Book Group Press #ad - He unwraps the energetic underpinnings of motivation, explains why it holds big limitations, and points out where and when to employ it as an effective tool in coaching management teams. His simple, easy-to-use tools will bring team members together so they can accomplish highly leveraged success. He walks readers through additional tools and suggests how and when to use them to create high-achieving teams who find enjoyment in their work and are ready to take initiative and work more autonomously.

With the wisdom he provides in The Motivation Trap, themselves, Hittler helps leaders produce great results for their team members, and their organizations. But what if it’s actually not the job of the leaders to motivate their teams? what if team members were responsible for motivating themselves and for bringing their own professional, teams, best selves to work each day? What might change in companies if teams lived up to this expectation?In The Motivation Trap, positive, helpful, John Hittler draws on the wisdom he has acquired from years of coaching individuals, and organizations and proposes a more effective way to lead.

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The 10 Laws of Trust: Building the Bonds That Make a Business Great

AMACOM #ad - In clear, highlighted by compelling examples, engaging prose, “when a company has a reputation for fair dealing, Peterson details how to establish and maintain a culture of trust, including:• Start with integrity• Invest in respect• Empower everyone• Require accountability• Keep everyone informed• And much more!As Peterson notes, its costs drop: Trust cuts the time spent second-guessing and lawyering.

With this indispensable resource for businesses large and small, profits, you will learn how to plant the seeds of trust throughout your organization--and reap the rewards of reputation, and success! . Because of trust in leadership, and in the mission, in each other, a tiny company like John Deere grew into a worldwide leader.

On the opposite spectrum, a lack of trust is what eventually sank the seemingly unsinkable corporation of Enron. Consider this: what does it feel like to work for a firm where leaders and colleagues trust one another? Peterson has found that, when freed from micromanagement and rivalry, every employee contributes his or her best.

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A culture of trust for all companies large and small is invaluable. Trust turns deflection into transparency, suspicion into empowerment, and conflict into creativity. Risk taking and innovation become the norm.


Management Mess to Leadership Success: 30 Challenges to Become the Leader You Would Follow

Mango #ad - The wisdom in scott’s book was learned through hard knocks and was honed by Stephen R. Take the 7 habits of highly effective People to an Entirely New LevelYour Leadership Skills Are About to Change. Millions have read the all-time global best seller The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R.

Scott’s not alone. But something sets scott apart: his transparency and willingness to openly share his story in a way that is forthright, relatable and applicable. Thirty leadership challenges you can apply now. In miller’s management mess to leadership success you’ll find 30 leadership challenges that can, change the way you manage yourself, when applied, lead others, and produce results.

Management Mess to Leadership Success: 30 Challenges to Become the Leader You Would Follow #ad - Everyone fails. Covey and the franklinCovey team through years of research and corporate training experience. Illustrated with scott’s real-life experiences, these challenges will teach you how to:Lead difficult conversations and celebrate success. Inspire trust, actively listen, and challenge paradigms. Put the right people in the right roles.

Create a clear and actionable vision for your team. Accomplish your organization’s Wildly Important Goals®. Get the right results―in the right way.


Reboot: Leadership and the Art of Growing Up

HarperBusiness #ad - Now, jungian therapy, this venture capitalist turned executive coach shares his unusual yet highly effective blend of Buddhism, and entrepreneurial straight talk to help leaders overcome their own psychological traumas. Work can be the way in which we achieve our fullest self, Jerry firmly believes. Reboot is a journey of radical self-inquiry, and even more important, helping you to reset your life by sorting through the emotional baggage that is holding you back professionally, in your relationships.

Jerry has taught ceos and their top teams to realize their potential by using the raw material of their lives to find meaning, to build healthy interpersonal bonds, and to become more compassionate and bold leaders. In reboot, he inspires everyone to hold themselves responsible for their choices and for the possibility of truly achieving their dreams.

Reboot: Leadership and the Art of Growing Up #ad - Work does not have to destroy us. What we need, sometimes, is a chance to reset our goals and to reconnect with our deepest selves and with each other. Reboot moves and empowers us to begin this journey. One of the start-up world’s most in-demand executive coaches—hailed as the “CEO Whisperer” Gimlet Media—reveals why radical self-inquiry is critical to professional success and healthy relationships in all realms of life.

Jerry colonna helps start-up ceos make peace with their demons, the psychological habits and behavioral patterns that have helped them to succeed—molding them into highly accomplished individuals—yet have been detrimental to their relationships and ultimate well-being.


People Processes: How Your People Can Be Your Organization's Competitive Advantage

Lioncrest Publishing #ad - High turnover. Addressing these problems should be the highest priority of your human resources managers, but they don’t have time, because they spend the vast majority of their days dealing with paperwork. Implementing the strategies outlined in People Processes will boost your ability to attract and retain them—giving you a competitive advantage.

Unmotivated employees. Taking you through every component of HR workflow, Rhamy Alejeal lays out the steps for optimizing rote procedures such as onboarding, scheduling, reporting, compliance, payroll, and communication. You’ll learn how to make the needed changes and, even better, discover what the employee experience looks like after you do.

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New Rules for the New Economy: 10 Radical Strategies for a Connected World

Penguin Books #ad - We are rushing into a world where connectivity is everything, and where old business know-how means nothing. The old rules are broken. Forget computers. More than an overview of new economic principles, it prescribes clear and specific strategies for success in the network economy. In this new economic order, success flows primarily from understanding networks, and networks have their own rules.

In new rules for the new economy, Kelly presents ten fundamental principles of the connected economy that invert the traditional wisdom of the industrial world. Succinct and memorable,  new rules explains why these powerful laws are already hardwired into the new economy, and how they play out in all kinds of business—both low and high tech— all over the world.

New Rules for the New Economy: 10 Radical Strategies for a Connected World #ad - Today, communication, not computation, drives change. For any worker, ceo, or middle manager,  New Rules is the survival kit for the new economy. The classic book on business strategy in the new networked economy— from the author of the New York Times bestseller The InevitableForget supply and demand.