It Ain't Okay to Fail: And Other Powerful Lessons Learned in Business

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AuthorHouse, Mar 1, 2006 - Business & Economics - 220 pages
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Brian Strachan shares powerful lessons learned in over forty years in business. Everyone engaged in business will benefit from the lessons he learned.

 

The recent graduate will learn about the potholes along his career path and painlessly avoid them. The middle manager will learn how to fine-tune her skills to get better results. The seasoned executive will benefit by focusing on cultures required to optimize the business.

 

Learn why it ain’t okay to fail and how to avoid failure.

 

Learn how your strengths can hurt you.

 

Learn why every decision you make is correct.

 

Learn how to lead instead of manage.

 

Learn about “Immediate-improvement.”

 

Learn about “secret” visions.

 

Learn all of this and much, much more in this “must read” book.

 

 

 

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About the author (2006)

Brian Strachan entered the work force as an Aerospace Engineer Trainee for the U.S. Navy in 1961. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Cincinnati in 1966.

 

During the past forty-four years, he worked for the Navy Department, General Electric, AMF and Leggett & Platt. For almost four decades he has managed organizations in engineering, sales, marketing, and manufacturing. His leadership experience has ranged from leading a unit of six engineers to general management of four different businesses.

 

Additionally, he has taught management courses at GE and AMF.

 

He is retired from GE and is currently continuing his career as Corporate Director of Program Management for the Leggett and Platt Aluminum Group in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

 

 

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