The Care Quotient: Transforming Business Through People

The Care Quotient: Transforming Business Through People

by Joseph V. Gulfo

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The Care Quotient: Transforming Business Through People by Joseph V. Gulfo

The Care Quotient is a leadership book that presents caring as the single most important character trait needed to drive business success and employee fellowship.

The Care Quotient is a prescription for business and personal success based on caring about the right things. Selfless caring is based on a moral belief system that demands that principles and truth are your highest goals and that taking personal responsibility is your defining quality. Selfless caring drives you to leave people and circumstances better than you found them. It is a virtually limitless source of energy that fuels tireless preparation and incessant trial and error and personal reinvention.

If you selflessly care, you will:

Realize that management is a gift and a profound responsibility

Reinvent yourself and your approach as often as it takes to be successful

Take the time to teach and mentor and to be taught and mentored

Make difficult decisions

Set a great example, all the time

Take chances on people and cultivate talent.

From these critical behaviors come the winning strategies and desired outcomes, time after time. True followship flows from the engagement, alignment, inspiration, and motivation that a selflessly caring leader engenders.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781618687937
Publisher: Post Hill Press
Publication date: 09/13/2016
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Joseph V. Gulfo, MD, MBA, is the author of Innovation Breakdown: How the FDA and Wall Street Cripple Medical Advances. He is Executive Director of the Rothman Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Fairleigh Dickinson University and a Visiting Scholar at the Mercatus Center of George Mason University. A contributor to The Hill and Inc.com, he also teaches graduate cancer biology, business and entrepreneurship classes and maintains an educational cancer biology blog.

A serial entrepreneur, Dr. Gulfo is a leader in biopharma and medtech innovation. He is passionate about removing obstacles to breakthrough innovation, managing start-up companies, cultivating young managers, and developing products that can make a huge difference in the lives of patients and individuals. He received his MD from University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, and his MBA from Seton Hall University. He lives in New York, NY.

Table of Contents

Introduction ix

Chapter 1 Management is a Gift and a Profound Responsibility 1

Chapter 2 Reinvent Yourself, as Often as It Takes 29

Chapter 3 Take the Time to Teach and Mentor, and to Be Taught and Mentored 54

Chapter 4 Make Difficult Decisions 78

Chapter 5 Set a Great Example 102

Chapter 6 Take Chances on People & Cultivate Talent 130

Chapter 7 Management & Leadership Tips and Insights 154

Conclusion: Summary and Care Quotient 187

Acknowledgments 205

About the Author 207

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