Speed of Purpose

Speed of Purpose

by Mark Thienes, Brian Brockhoff

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Speed of Purpose delivers a powerful step-by-step process to achieve 2.8x productivity gains. This is a must-read, and must-implement, book for every aspiring top-performing team and organization!

SPEED OF PURPOSE is launched with the three key Drivers of Purpose. These Drivers were developed through years of testing. Organizations were involved in measuring the impact of fully wrapping teams in Purpose as compared to the performance of those without Purpose. Each driver is brought to full speed by leveraging its three Accelerators. These nine Accelerators ultimately create the SPEED in SPEED OF PURPOSE.
* SPEED OF PURPOSE has proven to be a productivity multiplier of 2.8X through significantly increased team engagement that spikes productivity and discretionary effort, leaving a sense of satisfaction.
* SPEED OF PURPOSE is launched by first creating a clear and compelling Purpose, something people can believe in and devote their lives to.
* SPEED OF PURPOSE is the most significant results improvement initiative any organization can undertake.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940163009299
Publisher: Universal-Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 04/29/2020
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 12 MB
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About the Author

As an organizational leader, Mark Thienes spent years studying human behavior, specifically the the top and bottom performers on his team. He was curious about whether winning behavior could be taught and replicated. This curiosity led him to the discovery of Gapology. The behaviors contained within Gapology, the identification and closure of performance gaps, he found to be universally present in the winning leaders and top performers and almost completely missing in the bottom performers. This led to his first book, Gapology, which has aided tens of thousands of leaders to realize their full potential and maximize their results. These years also led him to the mapping of identity and the belief that identity is a choice.

These learnings and the process of identity mapping are detailed in his second book, entitled IMBAR, an acronym for the sequential process: Identity, Mindset, Behavior, Actions, Results. As Mark coached Gapology and IMBAR within many different sizes of organizations, from nonprofit to Fortune 25, he made another significant discovery. The people, teams, and organizations that were driven by Purpose, literally wrapped in Purpose, had much higher levels of engagement, discretionary effort, and productivity. Curiosity kicked in again. Can Purpose be developed by leaders and wrapped around a team? What happens when people without Purpose are given Purpose? Does productivity change? So curiosity, combined with years of research, led to the discovery of SPEED OF PURPOSE. Mark says that SPEED OF PURPOSE is his finest work. Built on many of the principles in Gapology and IMBAR, SPEED OF PURPOSE takes leadership and results to the next level.

In addition to being a talented photographer, designer, abstract artist, and proud husband and father, Brian Brockhoff has led and mentored teams of diverse business leaders for over thirty years and is responsible for the creation and design of numerous skill-development programs. He also designed and coauthored Gapology: How Winning Leaders Close Performance Gaps and IMBAR: The Pathway of Transformation with Mark Thienes, as well as a book of weekly inspirations based on the principles described in Gapology, entitled Gapology Inspirations. Brian is very grateful for the opportunity to call Mark Thienes his friend and is proud to stand alongside him, teaching Gapology, IMBAR, and now SPEED OF PURPOSE to leaders around the world.

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