Recession or Plenty: 7 Steps to Success in Business & in Life

Recession or Plenty: 7 Steps to Success in Business & in Life


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Recession or Plenty: 7 Steps to Success in Business & in Life by Marilyn McLeod

[LG PRINT] "Extremely moving, inspiring, heart-wrenching, great!" - Nathaniel Branden
"Marilyn McLeod has written a primer you MUST read. Brimming with enthusiasm while offering clear ideas for success in a way that is principled as well as reflective, she offers practical steps for small business owners who want to start or grow their own business, including guidance for how to best spend your precious time, and how to think beyond the present in overcoming challenges and obstacles. Great stories." - James Goodrich, Founding Dean, Marshall Goldsmith School of Management, AIU
"... a valuable guidebook for all of us on our journey to success, however we define it." - Frances Hesselbein
"Marilyn's book follows a principle I use in my work: A concept distilled into its simplest form saves everyone valuable time. Small enough to carry around, her book carries the weight of great thinkers and concepts that not only make sense intellectually, but have been proven to work. Marilyn's got it right. She clearly has her finger on the pulse of what you need to know today to manage yourself in a small business." - Marshall Goldsmith
"Especially valuable during a time of global economic uncertainty that affects all leaders and businesses small and large, 7 Steps provides invaluable insights across a set of timely topics. Marilyn has uniquely assembled wisdoms from great leadership thinkers in a simple to understand and actionable set of stories and exercises. A must read for today's times." - David G. Thomson
"Marilyn's book does something unique: It brings together valuable inspirational resources and practical "nuts and bolts" knowledge we all need to help us thrive not just survive." - Gary Ranker
"Intuitive wisdom made practical!" - Kim A. Gutner, M.D.
"I can actually hear Marilyn's voice ... a refreshingly encouraging voice-capable of making you see things you knew but were unable to relate to your own circumstances till she showed you how." - Srikumar S. Rao

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780982229026
Publisher: Consider the Possibility Press
Publication date: 06/11/2010
Pages: 322
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.67(d)
Age Range: 16 Years

About the Author

During my career, I have had the privilege of working with over 100 major CEO's and their management teams. My clients are already successful leaders who are working to "take it to the next level" and get even better.
Throughout the years we have worked together, Marilyn has applied her broad range of skills to several new projects and opportunities in my own business. Marilyn has firsthand experience with the Marshall Goldsmith coaching concepts she presents in her book. She recently managed a coaching engagement with four very senior executives in a 'Fortune 500' client of mine. She did a wonderful job of managing the work of coaches involved-and coordinating the project. The end result was positive, long-term change in behavior for the client executives-and a very positive experience for the coaches!
Though Marilyn's coaching has focused mainly on small business owners during her career, the exercises and concepts she presents in her book make sense for anyone who is taking charge of their own enterprise, their career, or finding their way through a personal challenge or transition. The 7 Steps she presents offer tools to improve anyone's personal management skills.
Marilyn is an exceptional coach. She has a way of fitting into an environment and providing support and guidance in a manner that does not call attention to herself, but instead enhances the business owner's vision and personal style.
With wisdom distilled from her coaching practice, Marilyn's got it right. She clearly has her finger on the pulse of what you need to know today to manage yourself in a small business.

- Marshall Goldsmith

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