LISTENER

Amazon Customer

  • 2
  • reviews
  • 0
  • helpful votes
  • 5
  • ratings
  • The Founder's Mentality

  • How to Overcome the Predictable Crises of Growth
  • By: James Allen, Chris Zook
  • Narrated by: Robert Feifar
  • Length: 6 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 130
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 109
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 106

Why is profitable growth so hard to achieve and sustain? Most executives manage their companies as if the solution to that problem lies in the external environment - find an attractive market, formulate the right strategy, win new customers. But when Bain & Company's Chris Zook and James Allen (authors of the best-selling Profit from the Core) researched this question, they found that when companies fail to achieve their growth targets, 90 percent of the time the root causes are internal, not external.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Maybe all management books are like this?

  • By JR Maxwell on 04-10-18

Insights to help founders pivot tired businesses

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-11-17

Real world examples that offer founders transformation skills to refound their businesses as others have.

  • Power

  • Why Some People Have It - and Others Don't
  • By: Jeffrey Pfeffer
  • Narrated by: David Drummond
  • Length: 8 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 469
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 374
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 372

Brimming with counterintuitive advice, numerous examples from various countries, and surprising findings, this groundbreaking guide reveals the strategies and tactics that separate the winners from the losers. Power is a force that can be used and harnessed not only for individual gain but also for the benefit of organizations and society. Power, however, is not something that can be learned from those in charge....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent Advice

  • By Douglas C. Bates on 05-03-14

A must for office politics & for new graduates.

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-27-17

Well researched, useful examples, and concurs with life's experiences. Those embarking on a new career as well as if you're interested in your career success, this book will clarify human behavior in the workplace!