Predictable Results in Unpredictable Times by Stephen R. Covey audiobook

Predictable Results in Unpredictable Times: 4 Essentials for Great Performance in Good Times and Bad

By Stephen R. Covey and Bob Whitman , with Breck England
Read by Stephen R. Covey

Simon & Schuster Audio 9781936111008
2.68 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9781442354814

No one has ever faced times like these. Great corporations totter. Jobs disappear by the millions. Vast new economies seem to grow up overnight. This practical audiobook is about getting predictable results in good times and bad by applying four key principles. 1. EXCELLENT EXECUTION—Winning companies have simple goals with clear targets and strong follow-through. All team members know what to do about the goals and they execute precisely. 2. HIGH TRUST LEVELS WITH ALL STAKEHOLDERS—Low trust slows you down and raises your costs—especially in times of turmoil. But when trust levels rise, everything speeds up and costs go down. 3. ACHIEVING MORE WITH LESS—In tough times, everyone tries to do more with less, but the real question is “more of what?” Winning companies focus on giving more value—not just cutting back. 4. TRANSFORMING FEAR INTO ENGAGEMENT—Unpredictable times create fear, stress, and worry—fatal distractions when you need total focus. Winning organizations entrust people with a mission they can believe in, channeling their anxiety into results.

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No one has ever faced times like these. Great corporations totter. Jobs disappear by the millions. Vast new economies seem to grow up overnight. This practical audiobook is about getting predictable results in good times and bad by applying four key principles.

1. EXCELLENT EXECUTION—Winning companies have simple goals with clear targets and strong follow-through. All team members know what to do about the goals and they execute precisely.
2. HIGH TRUST LEVELS WITH ALL STAKEHOLDERS—Low trust slows you down and raises your costs—especially in times of turmoil. But when trust levels rise, everything speeds up and costs go down.
3. ACHIEVING MORE WITH LESS—In tough times, everyone tries to do more with less, but the real question is “more of what?” Winning companies focus on giving more value—not just cutting back.
4. TRANSFORMING FEAR INTO ENGAGEMENT—Unpredictable times create fear, stress, and worry—fatal distractions when you need total focus. Winning organizations entrust people with a mission they can believe in, channeling their anxiety into results.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“This book gave me more insight about how to get the right things done in an organization than any other management book I have ever read. It is delightful to read and simple to see how its principles can be applied.” Clayton M. Christensen, Robert & Jane Cizik Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School
“This book will help you avoid the hazards of a wildly changing business world.” Ram Charan

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Author Bio: Stephen R. Covey

Author Bio: Stephen R. Covey

Stephen R. Covey (1932–2012) was a renowned leadership authority, family expert, teacher, organizational consultant, and cofounder of FranklinCovey Co. He was author of several New York Times bestsellers, including The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, which has sold more than twenty million copies. Named by Time magazine as one of the 25 Most Influential Americans, he held the Jon M. Huntsman Presidential Chair in Leadership at the Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University.

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Author Bio: Bob Whitman

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Self-Help
Runtime: 2.68
Audience: Adult
Language: English