The Best Damn Management Book Ever: 9 Keys to Creating Self-Motivated High Achievers

Overview

"Warren's rapid fire presentations have always provided simple, easy-to-implement ideas that make a real impact and produce results. With his new book, we have a ready reference tool to go back to and get refreshed on those concepts."—Bob Crostarosa, Senior Vice President-Marketing, TBC Retail Group

"Whether you're a new or seasoned manager, the nine keys serve as a great foundational reminder for getting the best out of those you lead. Warren gives another straightforward message on how to build a successful future. A winning approach to

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Overview

"Warren's rapid fire presentations have always provided simple, easy-to-implement ideas that make a real impact and produce results. With his new book, we have a ready reference tool to go back to and get refreshed on those concepts."—Bob Crostarosa, Senior Vice President-Marketing, TBC Retail Group

"Whether you're a new or seasoned manager, the nine keys serve as a great foundational reminder for getting the best out of those you lead. Warren gives another straightforward message on how to build a successful future. A winning approach to achievement!"—Jeff Burke, Senior Vice President, Allstate Insurance Company of Canada

"There is nothing theoretical about this book! It is an easy read that demands action; the only distraction will be wanting to put into practice what you have just read. With humorous illustrations and pithy comments, it quickly lays bare any pretense that you have about your own management style. Every CEO who wants to recruit and retain great people should make it required reading for all of their managers."—Phil Doye, CEO, Kelway (UK) Ltd.

"Warren's book is well researched and is remarkably clear on key issues surrounding daily management tasks. It should be required reading for your management team. At a time in business history when challenges are enormous, this tool can help navigate your business to exceed its current success."—Allen Fritts, President, Honeywell Fire Systems Group

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Editorial Reviews

Bob Crostarosa
"Warren's rapid fire presentations have always provided simple, easy-to-implement ideas that make a real impact and produce results. With his new audiobook, we have a ready reference tool to go back to and get refreshed on those concepts."
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118032329
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 11/1/2011
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 779,333
  • Product dimensions: 5.30 (w) x 7.10 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

WARREN GRESHES is an internationally acclaimed professional speaker and author of The Best Damn Sales Book Ever. Known as "America's Business Improvement Speaker," he is the President of Speaking of Success. He shares the skills and goal-setting methods that have brought him success as an executive, business owner, and speaker. His corporate clients include Bridgestone/Firestone, Hewlett-Packard, CNET, and Coca-Cola.

For more information and to contact the author, please visit www.Greshes.com.

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Table of Contents

Introduction ix

Chapter 1 Why You Need Self-Motivated People 1

Chapter 2 Key #1—People Do Things for Their Reasons, Not Yours 17

Chapter 3 Key #2 —Communicate Great Expectations! 31

Chapter 4 Key #3—Don’t Accept Mediocrity: You Set the Standards and Parameters 49

Chapter 5 Key #4—Stop Being a “Jump Out of the Bushes” Leader! 65

Chapter 6 Key #5—If YouWant Them to Listen to You, Tell Them They Did Something Right 73

Chapter 7 Key #6—Role Models Are Important: The 10/80/10 Rule 81

Chapter 8 Key #7—Help Your People Build Winning Streaks 95

Chapter 9 Key #8—Stop Touching Everything 105

Chapter 10 Key #9—Help People Understand the Importance of Their Jobs 113

Index 121

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  • Posted December 1, 2011

    Great Resource for business owners and managers!

    When reading this book you may be surprised at the common sense approach that Warren Greshes uses to share his expertise on improving an organization. The only thing is that it left me wanting more of his ideas!

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