Boom! (International Edition: 7 Choices for Blowing the Doors Off Business-As-Usual

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Thomas Nelson Inc, Oct 14, 2007 - Business & Economics - 336 pages
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You are DESIGNED to choose and DEFINED by your choices.

In front of you are seven choices waiting to be made. Whether you are the leader or those being lead, these choices will determine the quality of your life and the significance of your contribution to the world in which you work.

In BOOM the Freiberg's have distilled 20 years of collective wisdom into 7 essential choices that cause culture, service, success, and business to BOOM

Choice #1: Be a Player

Choice #2: Be Accountable

Choice #3: Choose Service Over Self-Interest

Choice #4: Focus Forward

Choice #5: Play to Your Genius

Choice #6: Get It Done

Choice #7: Risk More - Gain More

These 7 choices are your wake-up call to freedom, and it's your invitation to create a community of like-minded people who - together - will create organizations that can blow the doors off business as usual and cure the Dead People Working™ syndrome

Drs. Kevin and Jackie Freiberg are two of the most influential voices on the professional-speaking circuit today. Their mission: to create corporate cultures where impassioned people exercise the freedom to make a difference and change the world! The Freibergs have coauthored the international bestseller NUTS! Southwest Airlines' Crazy Recipe for Business and Personal Success and GUTS! Companies that Blow the Doors off Business-As-Usual. They have been interviewed by CBS's 60 Minutes and appeared on CNBC and the CBS Morning News for their insights on the links between gutsy leaders, passionate employees, cultures of accountability, and loyal customers.

 

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Contents

BE A PLAYER NOT A BYSTANDER Extraordinary Happens When Ordinary People Do Whatever It Takes
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BE ACCOUNTABLE There Is No THEYOnly You and Me
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CHOOSE SERVICE OVER SELFINTEREST MeFirst Rarely Delivers the Desired Outcome
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FOCUS FORWARD Your Future Isnt in the Rearview Mirror
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PLAY TO YOUR GENIUS Your Work Is a Statement About You
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GET IT ONE Success Is the Reward for Those Who Make a Difference
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RISK MOREGAIN MORE The World Isnt Changed by Those Who Are Unwilling to Take Risks
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BLOW THE DOORS OFF BUSINESSASUSUAL
267
THE MANIFESTO
271
BIBLIOGRAPHY
275
INDEX
277
ABOUT THE AUTHORS
281
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
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