The Power of Small: Why Little Things Make All the Difference

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Broadway Books, 2009 - Business & Economics - 140 pages
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The authors of the national bestseller THE POWER OF NICE once again tackle conventional wisdom with a provocative and counterintuitive book about the importance of sweating the small stuff in our lives and in our careers.

Our smallest actions and gestures often have outsized impact on our biggest goals, say Linda Kaplan Thaler and Robin Koval. Did you double-check that presentation one last time, or hold the elevator for a stranger? Going that extra inch Ė whether with a client, customer, family member, or friend Ė speaks volumes to others about our talent, personality, and motivations. After all, if we canít take care of the small details, how can we be counted on to deliver when it really matters?

In todayís challenging times, bigger isnít always better. In fact, itís often the baby steps that put us on the path to delivering a true competitive advantage. The real secret to getting ahead in life and in our careers is to refocus our attention on the small details that, if disregarded, can sabotage a multimillion-dollar ad campaign or undermine your most important relationships. Kaplan Thaler and Koval show how to get more of what you want with surprisingly less than youíd imagine.

Written in the same entertaining, story-driven style that made THE POWER OF NICE the go-to book for finishing first, THE POWER OF SMALL demonstrates how all of us can harness the power of small to improve and reinvent our lives. Itís the ultimate guide to shrinking your outlook to broaden your horizons.

Get SMALL and get going!

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Review: The Power of Small: Why Little Things Make All the Difference

User Review  - J - Goodreads

Never underestimate the power of small. 1. A little bit over a period of time will accumulate into a lot. 2. I totally agree with little things such as saying 'please' and 'thank you'. It doesn't take ... Read full review

Review: The Power of Small: Why Little Things Make All the Difference

User Review  - Betsy - Goodreads

Remember "Don't Sweat the Small Stuff"? It was an instant best seller. I am rethinking the importance of how the small stuff really matters, after finishing "The Power of Small, Why Little Things Make ... Read full review

About the author (2009)

LINDA KAPLAN THALER is CEO and chief creative officer and ROBIN KOVAL is president of THE KAPLAN THALER GROUP, creators of pop-culture icons like the Aflac Duck. Together, Kaplan Thaler and Koval have been featured onToday, theMartha Stewart Show, andNightline, as well as inUSA TODAY, theNew York Times, andBusinessWeek, among many others. Kaplan Thaler and Koval each live in New York.

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