The Pivot: Orchestrating Extraordinary Business Momentum

The Pivot: Orchestrating Extraordinary Business Momentum

by Lori Michele Leavitt
The Pivot: Orchestrating Extraordinary Business Momentum

The Pivot: Orchestrating Extraordinary Business Momentum

by Lori Michele Leavitt

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Overview

Pivots are not just for pandemics or other causes of sudden global policy changes. Significant change is needed when derailers have gone undetected or ignored for too long. Start now to build a more vibrant business. A business that maintains its highest value, stays ahead, and is a great place to work.

Looking to become a great leader and take your business to the next level? The Pivot is the essential guide for leaders who are ready to make that happen.

"Good leaders manage. Great leaders orchestrate a culture that is always ready for change."

In The Pivot, readers will learn how to lead for alignment and extraordinary momentum, and how to track the six key indicators of success to ensure the business is on the right track.

With this book, readers will create a vibrant business and a great workplace. Return to the book again and again to find the best next step in positioning the business for performance breakthroughs.

The Pivot provides readers with the tools to:

1. Achieve improved clarity on vision, purpose, values, and direction.

2. Develop a mastery mindset to stay open and growing.

3. Make nimble decisions and take the best next step.

4. Think strategically and consider the likely end before a judgment call.

5. Adapt talent and roles to fit the future plan and strategy.

6. Transform managers into leaders with coaching skills.

This book is packed with practical advice and tools for readers to take their business to the next level.

What's included in The Pivot:

- Guidance and examples of how to strengthen alignment and gain business momentum.

- Six key indicators of success to ensure the business is on track to execute strategy brilliantly.

- Practical advice and tools to help readers take their business to the next level.

Read The Pivot now, share with your team, and see the results for yourself!


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780999033609
Publisher: Abrige Media
Publication date: 07/31/2017
Series: Orchestrating Extraordinary Momentum , #1
Pages: 298
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.67(d)

About the Author

Lori Michele Leavitt is founder and President of Abrige Corp. Her leadership services are delivered through business and performance coaching, leading peer groups, and consulting for M&A due diligence, and turnarounds. Abrige software, branded as Aligned Momentum, has catalyzed momentum for organizations with thousands of employees. Her remote monitoring company was the first to enable cashless water vending in Africa. She speaks globally, to groups from 10 to 2000 on performance momentum and culture change. Lori has an MBA and certifications in speaking, coaching, facilitation, and financial management. Her favorite role is as Emily's Mom.

Table of Contents

CONTENTS

PREFACE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

INTRODUCTION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

PART 1: SET THE STAGE

1. ALIGNED MOMENTUM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17

2. MASTERING THE PIVOT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31

3. CHANGE THE CONTEXT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49

4. GAINING MOMENTUM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69

PART 2: SHARE THE VISION

5. CLARITY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 97

6. FOCUSED AND NIMBLE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 131

7. CHANGE THE SOCIAL CONTEXT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 155

8. THE BOTTOM LINE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 181

PART 3: TAKE ACTION

9. ALIGNED MOMENTUM PIVOTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 199

PIVOT TO CLARITY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 207

PIVOT TO MASTERY MINDSET . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 213

PIVOT TO NIMBLE DECISION-MAKING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 221

PIVOT TO STRATEGIC THINKING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 228

PIVOT TO TALENT ADAPTABILITY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 234

PIVOT TO COACHING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 240

10. YOUR BEST NEXT STEP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 245

APPENDIX . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 261

GLOSSARY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 251

NOTES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 263

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 279

ABOUT THE AUTHOR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 281

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