Move: How Decisive Leaders Execute Strategy Despite Obstacles, Setbacks, and Stalls

Move: How Decisive Leaders Execute Strategy Despite Obstacles, Setbacks, and Stalls

by Patty Azzarello


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781119348375
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 02/28/2017
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 605,023
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

PATTY AZZARELLO is the CEO and founder of Azzarello Group, Inc. Sought after for her practical, experienced-based style and approach, she has more than twenty-five years of experience uncovering what makes organizations tick and enabling them to create more value. She is the bestselling author of Rise: 3 Practical Steps for Advancing Your Career, Standing Out as a Leader, and Liking Your Life.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Why Great Strategies and Change Initiatives Fail xi

Part 1 M = The Middle: Where Transformations Either Happen or Get Stuck 1

Chapter 1 The Beginning of the Middle: Why New Strategies Stall After the Exciting Kickoff 3

Chapter 2 Concrete Outcomes: Stop Admiring the Problem and Define Some Specific Actions 9

Chapter 3 Timing and Momentum: Maintaining a Sense of Urgency for a Long Time 25

Chapter 4 Control Points: Metrics That Drive Action on the Right Things 33

Chapter 5 Resource Reality: Your Strategy Is Where You Put Your Resources 47

Chapter 6 Don't Sign Up for the Impossible 53

Chapter 7 Sponsors and Enemies: Reduce Your Personal Risk 61

Part 2 O = Organization: Are You Leading the Team You Have or the Team You Need? 67

Chapter 8 The Right Team: The Fundamental Ingredient for a Highly Effective Team 69

Chapter 9 Organize for Outcomes: Create the Ideal, Blank-Sheet Org Chart 79

Chapter 10 The People: How to Attract the Right People and Eliminate the Wrong People 91

Chapter 11 Building Capacity: Performance Management and Delegating for Development 109

Chapter 12 Unstructured Conversation: How to Drive Personal Accountability and Belief 119

Chapter 13 Stop Having Status Meetings: Go Faster and Reduce Risk 125

Chapter 14 Virtual and Remote Teams: Optimizing Performance and Results from Afar 133

Chapter 15 Getting People to Actually Care: Engagement and Context 143

Part 3 V = Valor: Facing the Hardest Stuff with Courage and Persistence 149

Chapter 16 Mission Impossible: Dealing with Obstacles, Fear, and Imposter Syndrome 151

Chapter 17 Burn the Ships at the Beach: How to Keep Moving Forward When No One Wants To 161

Chapter 18 Too Busy to Scale: Use Ruthless Priorities to Enable Growth 167

Chapter 19 Detail: The Momentum Killer: Manage Outcomes Instead 175

Chapter 20 Clarity and Conflict: Expose and Master Necessary Conflict-Don't Avoid It 179

Chapter 21 Decision Stall: Accelerate Effective Decision Making 187

Chapter 22 Tracking and Consequences: How to Identify and Recover from Setbacks 197

Part 4 E = Everyone: You Can Lead a Transformation from the Top, But You cant do a Transformation from the Top 207

Chapter 23 Conversation: Change How You Communicate to Make Your Strategy Stick 209

Chapter 24 Decorate the Change: "Yes, We Are Really Doing This" 219

Chapter 25 Top-Down Communications: Why People Do and Don't Listen 227

Chapter 26 Listen on Purpose: Finding the Insights That Make You Brilliant 237

Chapter 27 Sharing Information: Communicating Across Organizational Silos 245

Chapter 28 Power and Trust: How to Make People Feel Like Superheroes 253

Acknowledgments 263

Resources 265

About the Author 267

Index 269

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