Eventually every job and every business will become irrelevant. According to Jason Jennings, the past few decades have seen unprecedented shifts: former third-world nations have transformed themselves into high-tech manufacturing powerhouses; technology has democratized business and increased competition in ways never before seen; and customers, used to getting exactly what they want when they want it, are no longer beholden to the corporate giants.
"Required reading For anybody in business"
Tradition says there are three ways to grow a company's revenue: fire up the sales team with empty promises, cut costs and downsize, or cook the books. But what if there's a better way, a way that nine amazingly profitable and well-run companies are already embracing.
"Cultures Succeed Again and Again"
From the author of the best selling It's Not the Big That Eat the Small, It's the Fast That Eat the Slow comes a vital new guide to increasing business productivity without adding employees or other overhead costs.
"Got some great tips"
Best-selling author Jason Jennings believes that urgency and speed are keys to the growth of any business. Leaders need to adapt and ignite their workplace cultures to prevent everyone from falling behind. Jennings draws on years of research and 11,000+ in-depth interviews with executives, business owners, and CEOs across the country to uncover how successful leaders build cultures that support constant innovation and growth.
Jennings and Haughton traveled the globe and penetrated the world's fastest companies to witness the methods used by quick, dominant leaders in business ranging from retail sales to fast food, from financial services to communications. If you want to think faster, all the information you need is here. You'll find lessons from the speediest international companies on how to become faster than anyone else in today's ever-changing business world.
"Great content but poor audio quality"
You have to hit the ground running - diagnose the situation, pull together a strong team, decide on a strategy, and inspire everyone to execute it. Jason Jennings and his research team searched for the new CEOs who had pulled off the most impressive transformations of this decade. He interviewed 10 who, on average, had doubled revenues, doubled profit margins, and more than tripled earnings per share, at companies such as Staples, Goodrich, Humana, and J. M. Smucker.
After interviewing and analyzing the stories of top business leaders, Jason Jennings delivers their hard- earned, battle-tested strategies, which will inspire any new leader to take the helm and start delivering.Filled with engaging stories and lessons from the cream of the crop, Hit the Ground Running will help new leaders at every level balance short- and long-term goals as well as the needs of shareholders, employees, customers, and the community.