Think Fast!: Accurate Decision-Making, Problem-Solving, and Planning in Minutes a Day

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"In the complex and ever changing business world, exceptional leadership continues to be the critical ingredient to success. Guy has provided a proven process to take your leadership to the next level. I found this book to be immediately helpful."—Steve Nelson, Chief Executive Officer, West Region, UnitedHealthcare

"Guy was one of the best all-around athletes I ever coached at BYU. He played offense, defense, and did the kicking for us. He even made All Conference on the baseball team. The ...

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Overview

Praise for ThinkFAST!

"In the complex and ever changing business world, exceptional leadership continues to be the critical ingredient to success. Guy has provided a proven process to take your leadership to the next level. I found this book to be immediately helpful."—Steve Nelson, Chief Executive Officer, West Region, UnitedHealthcare

"Guy was one of the best all-around athletes I ever coached at BYU. He played offense, defense, and did the kicking for us. He even made All Conference on the baseball team. The information in his book Think Fast! will help everyone become more effective in life. I highly recommend it."—LaVell Edwards, Hall of Fame Football Coach, Brigham Young University

"Guy Hale's previous book, The Leader's Edge, taught us how to make the right decisions, and this book teaches us how to make the right decisions at a much faster pace. This is exactly what we need to survive and grow in China, where everything changes rapidly."—Quinn Liu, President, EMKT Consulting, Shanghai, China

"There is nothing more valuable to me than being able to make better decisions and make them fast! Guy has hit the mark, and this book is a priceless part of my new style of management. Think Fast! is a game-changing tool for business." —Dix Jarman, CEO and owner, Sunburst Shutters & Window Fashions

"Think Fast! is a perfect guideline for day-to-day problem solving—with immediate success! Think Fast! is a must for everybody in a management position with heterogeneous tasks. Thanks Guy!" —Markus Simmeth, CEO and founder, Simmeth System, Hamburg, Germany

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118004630
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 6/28/2011
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 456,952
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Guy A. Hale, a seasoned business leader, is chairman and CEO of Alamo Learning Systems, one of the oldest and most highly regarded management training and consulting companies in the world. The company's growing list of clients includes more than two hundred Fortune 500 companies. Guy has overseen the development of innovative and popular training programs such as Critical Thinking Skills, Process Improvement, Project Management, Innovation, Team Building, Total Quality Management, and ISO 9000, ISO 14000, and QS-9000. He is a frequent guest lecturer at the two most prestigious graduate schools in China, Beijing and Tsinghau Universities. He is author of The Proactive Manager (Wiley) and The Leader's Edge, which has become one of the all-time bestselling business books in China. Guy wrote Think Fast! for anyone at any level of leadership, who wants to conquer his or her concerns with speed and accuracy, and achieve meaningful success!

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Table of Contents

Foreword.

Acknowledgments.

Introduction.

1. Good News.

2. Start Here: Stop.

3. The Dump List.

4. Simplify.

5. Pick the Right Road: Three Little Questions.

6. Recognize Your Progress.

7. Present: Decide Now!

8. Past: Find Out “Why?”

9. Future: Plan to Make It Happen.

10. Go Forward with Condence.

Bonus Chapter. Innovation: Create Something New.

Index.

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