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The 4 Disciplines of Execution Audiobook

The 4 Disciplines of Execution: Achieving Your Wildly Important Goals

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Publisher's Summary

An insightful new work from the multimillion-copy best-selling author Sean Covey and the FranklinCovey organization, based on their work with hundreds of thousands of employees and large companies. It unveils the essential disciplines proven to help businesses and individuals realize their most important goals.

A publishing phenomenon, Sean Covey and the FranklinCovey organization have become one of the most respected brands in the highly competitive world of thought leadership in business. In his latest work, Covey lays out an unprecedented plan for goal-realization that will revolutionize the way we approach our dreams.

The 4 Disciplines of Execution provides a simple, proven formula for achieving the goals that every individual or organization needs to reach. From Marriott to the U.S. Navy, Covey and his team have worked with more than 200,000 people in hundreds of organizations to improve performance, identifying and honing four secrets of perfect execution:

  • Focus on the Wildly Important
  • Act on the Lead Measures
  • Keep a Compelling Scoreboard
  • Create a Cadence of Accountability
By allowing teams to separate those urgent tasks that demand attention merely to keep a company alive—called the “whirlwind”—from new, “wildly important” goals that promise to break new ground, these disciplines empower leaders to accomplish what is by far the most difficult aspect of creating results: executing a strategy that requires a change in behavior. Simply put, this is a work that no business, however small or large, can afford to pass up.

Download the accompanying reference guide.

©2012 FranklinCovey Co. (P)2012 Simon & Schuster

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    janmaskew 05-23-12
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    "Great book if you have a hard time setting goals"
    If you could sum up The 4 Disciplines of Execution in three words, what would they be?

    Truly very helpful.


    What did you like best about this story?

    I love how they go into detail to help you get started in getting your team on board with these ideas. Very helpful if your teams have been struggling to attain certain goals.


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    William United States 07-23-12
    William United States 07-23-12 Member Since 2014
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    Where does The 4 Disciplines of Execution rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?


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    Covey does it again! Great insight and useful templates to put together a real program for my team to work on their wildly important goals. I was able to put this to actual practice with my team and set standards for following up on our most important issues we face to make our company and team work more efficiently.

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    Kristen 05-09-12
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    "Must read!"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    This is a great book that simplifies the very complex topic of improving execution.


    Any additional comments?

    I'm buying this book for my team!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Craig 11-28-16
    Craig 11-28-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Best execution book available"

    Fantastic book, highly applicable to entrepreneurship with the power to truly impact execution and results.

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    "great information delivery is boring "

    this book is great for people who want step by step instructions on setting and reaching their goals but the stories used to illustrate the techniques are pretty dry.

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    Melissa M. Garrison 04-08-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Liked abridged version"

    Good read. Great concepts. Glad I went for the abridged version. couldn't imagine a need for 5 more hours of this book in the full version.

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    Jeremy L Larkin 12-15-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Game changer"

    This is my second time through the audiobook and I have the paper copy dogeared to death. It's funny because this is one of the most unsexy approaches to building a huge biz. Yet as I listen to it I'm sitting here thinking that if we could pull this off it would fundamentally be the greatest thing we ever did to improve our organization lifestyle and income.

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    Andrew 08-28-15
    Andrew 08-28-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Most valuable time I've ever spent."

    $10 could make multi million $ difference for my small business. My business has always done well, however no indication as to how we're doing.

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    Marci 08-10-15
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    "Loved it!"

    Enjoyed listening to it. Very convenient & informative. It's a must have. Get it now!

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    Tracey 07-11-15
    Tracey 07-11-15 Member Since 2014
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    What made the experience of listening to The 4 Disciplines of Execution the most enjoyable?

    The content was great. I like that the basic information was presented in multiple ways so that ANYONE could understand the concepts based on their learning style. I have listened to this book 3 times and have every intention of listening a few more times to really grasp the concepts.


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    "pretty spectacular!"
    If you could sum up The 4 Disciplines of Execution in three words, what would they be?

    Within 25 minutes this was hitting the nail on the head. WILDLEY IMPORTANT GOALS. Must read find out for yourself if you own a business it will help.


    What other book might you compare The 4 Disciplines of Execution to, and why?

    grant car done 10x your life.


    What about Sean Covey’s performance did you like?

    easy to follow, good speed.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    at my leisure.


    1 of 2 people found this review helpful

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