Awesomely Simple: Essential Business Strategies for Turning Ideas Into Action

By John Spence

The six core strategies to elevate any business-and how to implement them-made simple

What do the world's most successful companies and organization have in common? And what can you actually take away and use from their examples? Distilling the best fundamental business strategies, trusted advisor and strategist John Spence helps you take a hard look at your business and together develop specific plans and action steps that will allow you to dramatically improve the success of your company.

Delivered in Spence's approachable and straightforward manner, "Awesomely Simple" reveals the six key strategies that create a foundation for achieving business excellence: Vivid Vision, Best People, A Performance-Oriented Culture, Robust Communication, A Sense of Urgency, and Extreme Customer Focus. Filled with case studies and clear action items, includes easy-to-follow guidelines for implementing the strategies in any organization no matter its mission or size After concisely breaking down each strategy, Spence gives specific examples, tips, tools, discussion questions and exercises for how to execute them successfully

A perfect resource for business leaders, "Awesomely Simple" will help you turn ideas into positive action and achieve lasting business success.


NEWS & OPINION: Awesomely Simple Interview with John Spence (800-CEO-READ Podcast)

Posted September 10, 2009, 3:41 PM with category of Management & Workplace Culture
I recently talked with John Spence, the author of Awesomely Simple: Essential Business Strategies For Turning Ideas Into Action. John believes if you concentrate on a small set of simple things and get those right that you'll have more time for the complicated tasks. His six simple principles for success are: Vivid Vision Best People Robust Communication Sense of Urgency Disciplined Execution Extreme Customer Focus We talk about how John reads more business books than I do, how mantras can make great mission statements, and what the next thing you do is after you read the book. Read more


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Publisher Jossey-Bass
Publish date 09/01/2009
Pages 197
ISBN-13 9780470494516
ISBN-10 0470494514
Language English

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