Light a Fire Under Your Business: How to Build a Class 1 Corporate Culture Through Inspirational Leadership: How to Build a Class 1 Corporate Culture through Inspirational Leadership

Light a Fire Under Your Business: How to Build a Class 1 Corporate Culture Through Inspirational Leadership: How to Build a Class 1 Corporate Culture through Inspirational Leadership

by Tom Pandola, James W. Bird

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Overview

Light a Fire Under Your Business: How to Build a Class 1 Corporate Culture Through Inspirational Leadership: How to Build a Class 1 Corporate Culture through Inspirational Leadership by Tom Pandola, James W. Bird

Two firefighters-turned-management-consultants provide organizations with an innovative way to transform executives into inspirational leaders.

• Shows how to inspire passion in your workforce

• Explores what ordinary people need to do to deliver extraordinary results

• Raises the stakes of the business game by equating success with survival—something firefighters do every day

• Employs numerous examples from the business world as well as from firefighting

• Presents applications that have been proven through the authors' consulting business

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781440834592
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 04/07/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 176
File size: 556 KB

About the Author

Tom Pandola is a director of communications in the air medical transportation industry.

James W. Bird served with the Los Angeles City Fire Department for 24 years, rising to the rank of captain and distinguishing himself as an innovative leader.

Table of Contents

Foreword vii

Preface xi

Acknowledgments xv

Introduction xvii

Part 1 Improve Your Process 1

1 Ordinary People Responding to Extraordinary Situations 3

2 CPR for Business Success 27

3 Creating Continuous Incremental Improvement 57

Part 2 Empower Your People 73

4 You Go … I Go: Anatomy of High-Performance Teamwork 75

5 10 Success Orders for Business Firenghting 99

6 Goal Assurance System 119

Part 3 Transform Your Culture 135

7 The Two Most Important Questions for Project Managers 137

8 Igniting a Class 1 Culture 155

9 Conclusion: The Spark That Ignites 167

Index 171

What People are Saying About This

Marshall Goldsmith

"Light a Fire Under Your Business draws fascinating comparisons between firefighting and business management that will change the way you lead. Pandola and Bird's powerful message is for all professionals who want not just to be leaders, but trusted, effective leaders!"

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