Taking People with You: The Only Way to Make Big Things Happen

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Portfolio/Penguin, 2012 - Employee motivation - 237 pages
You'll never accomplish anything big if you try to do it alone. We all need people to help us along the way. If you want to start a business, launch a product, move your company in a new direction, or raise money for a good cause, you need help from your team. Very few people get as much help from their team as David Novak. As the CEO of the world's largest restaurant company, with a staggering 1.4 million employees, he has spent the last ten years developing a program for creating effective leaders at every level. In Taking People With You, he shows exactly how to keep your teams motivated and on track: never stop learning, always celebrate achievement and never tolerate poor performance.

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I received this book through a Goodreads giveaway. Would probably appreciate it more if I were in a position to use the leadership tools discussed; for now, three stars. Read full review

TAKING PEOPLE WITH YOU: The Only Way to Make Big Things Happen

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Novak (The Education of an Accidental CEO, 2007, etc.) lays out a team-oriented approach to achieving breakthrough results in business.The CEO of YUM! Brands, the world's largest restaurant company ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

David Novak is Chairman and CEO of the world's largest restaurant group Yum! Brands, which operates in 112 countries and employs 1.4 million people across Pizza Hut, KFC, Taco Bell and Long John Silver's. Prior to leading Yum!, Novak was president of both KFC and Pizza Hut; he also held senior positions at Pepsi-Cola. He is the recipient of the 2008 Woodrow Wilson Award for Corporate Citizenship.He lives in Louisville, Kentucky.

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