Excellent book from some of the best business men in the world. "Execution" gives very good insights about building company success, but also developing leadership and ensuring personal success. When one of the best CEOs in the world talks about strategy, execution and results, you should listen. If you are a manager, there's no good excuse for you not to listen to this program.
The contents of the audiobook are superb, however, the narrators make it boring and after a couple of hours it is very difficult to keep focused due to the unpleasant voices and asian accent.
But the E-Myth series by Michael E. Gerber is much more helpful for business guidence. It has more pratical tips for small business, while Execution is more for big executive types.
You have got to be an idiot to enjoy this book. I recognize some great voices but one of the voice is just questionable. The inflection and tone of the voice is just horrible.
Please dont buy this book. The content is very bad and one of the voices will leave you lost.
This is a great book. it is written in a language everyone will understand and it has some very usefull advice to leaders on all levels,in companys of all sizes. Some critics has commented that the book is too heavily inspired by GE?s Jack Welch and his thoughts and doings. I found that this book was the perfect supplement to Jack Welch?s selfbiografy Straight from the gut, because jack in his book only touches the issues in a superficial way. This book digs in a lot deeper. So buy Straight from the gut first and then Execution.
Cuts to the heart of what business folks need to think about to be successful. Drones a bit though, so you have to be patient to get the value here.
The book does not spend enough time giving a framework as to how to make the changes needed for Execution.
I felt that I had the books read after the first couple of stories from the author. I have not applied anything from the book in my work-life since reading it.
I have some books as Yes! by Robert Cialdini, 7 habits by Stephen Covey what are in my favorite library!