The 4 Disciplines of Execution by Chris McChesney audiobook

The 4 Disciplines of Execution: Achieving Your Wildly Important Goals

By Chris McChesney , Sean Covey , and Jim Huling
Read by Chris McChesney , Sean Covey , and Jim Huling

Simon & Schuster Audio 9781451627053
3.64 Hours Abridged
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An insightful new work from the multimillion-copy bestselling author Sean Covey and the FranklinCovey organization based on their work with hundreds of thousands of employees and large companies to unveil the essential disciplines proven to help businesses and individuals realize their most important goals. A publishing phenomenon, Sean Covey and the FranklinCovey organization have become one of the most respected brands in the highly competitive world of thought leadership in business. In his latest work, Covey lays out an unprecedented plan for goal-realization that will revolutionize the way we approach our dreams. The 4 Disciplines of Execution provides a simple, proven formula for achieving the goals that every individual or organization needs to reach. From Marriott to the U.S. Navy, Covey and his team have worked with more than 200,000 people in hundreds of organizations to improve performance, identifying and honing four secrets of perfect execution: Focus on the Wildly Important; Act on the Lead Measures; Keep a Compelling Scoreboard; and Create a Cadence of Accountability. By allowing teams to separate those urgent tasks that demand attention merely to keep a company alive—called the “whirlwind”—from new, “wildly important” goals that promise to break new ground, these disciplines empower leaders to accomplish what is by far the most difficult aspect of creating results: executing a strategy that requires a change in behavior. Simply put, this is a work that no business, however small or large, can afford to pass up.

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An insightful new work from the multimillion-copy bestselling author Sean Covey and the FranklinCovey organization based on their work with hundreds of thousands of employees and large companies to unveil the essential disciplines proven to help businesses and individuals realize their most important goals.

A publishing phenomenon, Sean Covey and the FranklinCovey organization have become one of the most respected brands in the highly competitive world of thought leadership in business. In his latest work, Covey lays out an unprecedented plan for goal-realization that will revolutionize the way we approach our dreams.

The 4 Disciplines of Execution provides a simple, proven formula for achieving the goals that every individual or organization needs to reach. From Marriott to the U.S. Navy, Covey and his team have worked with more than 200,000 people in hundreds of organizations to improve performance, identifying and honing four secrets of perfect execution: Focus on the Wildly Important; Act on the Lead Measures; Keep a Compelling Scoreboard; and Create a Cadence of Accountability. By allowing teams to separate those urgent tasks that demand attention merely to keep a company alive—called the “whirlwind”—from new, “wildly important” goals that promise to break new ground, these disciplines empower leaders to accomplish what is by far the most difficult aspect of creating results: executing a strategy that requires a change in behavior. Simply put, this is a work that no business, however small or large, can afford to pass up.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

The 4 Disciplines of Execution methodology and process, contained in this book, have been extremely helpful to our organization. It has allowed us to align and cascade out wildly important goals throughout our teams, which has resulted in an increase in employee engagement and improved client service and project delivery.” Andrew Frawley, president, Epsilon
“Each person comes to this world packed with unlimited capacity…In The 4 Disciplines of Execution, the authors have captured the principles and procedures that are key to human achievement.” Mohammed Yunus, Nobel Peace Prize winner
“A practical guide for organizational success…provides a simple, actionable approach for success at all levels of any organization…the 4DX process truly creates proactive momentum and sustainable results.” Matt Oldroyd, president and CEO, Partsmaster
“Well done! Disciplined leveraging of this work will profoundly help raise the standard of executional excellence in any and all organizations.” Douglas R. Conant, New York Times bestselling author 
“The State of Georgia had unprecedented success as a result of implementing the principles outlined in The 4 Disciplines of Execution. We certified hundreds of leaders to take the disciplines to every department, achieving unprecedented results in customer service, quality improvement, and cost reduction. These execution principles are a must for any government agency that is seeking to be world class.” Sonny Perdue, Governor of Georgia, 2003–2011
The 4 Disciplines of Execution helps leaders, teams, and front line employees to narrow their focus and spend their time executing those things that will bring the highest return for their organization and customers. This book is a must read for any leader who wants to achieve that which is extraordinary in their company!” Diana Thomas, US vice president of training and learning development, Hamburger University, McDonalds

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Author Bio: Chris McChesney

Author Bio: Chris McChesney

Chris McChesney is the global practice leader of execution for FranklinCovey and one of the primary developers of The 4 Disciplines of Execution. For more than a decade, he has led FranklinCovey’s ongoing design and development of these principles, as well as the consulting organization that has achieved extraordinary growth in many countries around the globe and impacted hundreds of organizations.

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Author Bio: Sean Covey

Author Bio: Sean Covey

Sean Covey, executive vice president of innovation for FranklinCovey, is the author of the international bestseller The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens, which has sold more than four million copies. As director of FranklinCovey’s education practice, he travels the world teaching transformative strategy and execution to education leaders. An MBA from Harvard, he is the son of Dr. Stephen R. Covey, author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.

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Author Bio: Jim Huling

Author Bio: Jim Huling

Jim Huling is the managing consultant for FranklinCovey’s The 4 Disciplines of Execution. His career spans more than three decades of corporate leadership, from Fortune 500 organizations to privately held companies, including serving as CEO of a company recognized as one of the “25 Best Companies to Work for in America.” Prior to joining FranklinCovey, he was one of the first leaders to adopt The 4 Disciplines of Execution.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Business & Economics
Runtime: 3.64
Audience: Adult
Language: English