How Do You Get To What S Real Your Organization S Culture Is The Key To Its Success Strategic Planning Is Essential People S Competencies Should Be Measured And Their Weaknesses Shored Up People Crave Feedback.These May Sound Like Basic Truths Of Our Work Lives Today But Actually, They Re Lies As Strengths Guru And Bestselling Author Marcus Buckingham And Cisco Leadership And Team Intelligence Head Ashley Goodall Show In This Provocative, Inspiring Book, There Are Some Big Lies Distortions, Faulty Assumptions, Wrong Thinking Running Through Our Organizational Lives Nine Lies, To Be Exact They Cause Dysfunction And Frustration And Ultimately Result In A Strange Feeling Of Unreality That Pervades Our Workplaces.But There Are Those Who Can Get Past The Lies And Discover What S Real These Are Freethinking Leaders Who Recognize The Power And Beauty Of Our Individual Uniqueness, Who Know That Emergent Patterns Are Valuable Than Received Wisdom, And That Evidence Is Powerful Than Dogma With Engaging Stories And Incisive Analysis, The Authors Reveal The Essential Truths That Such Freethinking Leaders Will Recognize Immediately That It Is The Strength And Cohesiveness Of Your Team, Not Your Company S Culture, That Matters Most That We Need Less Focus On Top Down Planning And On Giving Our People Reliable, Real Time Intelligence That Rather Than Trying To Align People S Goals We Should Strive To Align People S Sense Of Purpose And Meaning That People Don T Want Constant Feedback, They Want Helpful Attention This Is The Real World Of Work.If You Embrace Each Person S Uniqueness And See This As Key For All Healthy Organizations If You Reject Dogma And Engage With The Real World If You Seek Out Emergent Patterns And Put Your Faith In Evidence, Not Philosophy If You Thrill To The Power Of Teams If You Do All Of These, Then You Are A Freethinking Leader, And This Book Is For You.
First, Break All the Rules coauthored with Curt Coffman, Simon Schuster, 1999
- Kindle Edition
- 256 pages
- Nine Lies About Work
- Marcus Buckingham
- 13 February 2019 Marcus Buckingham