The Age of Agile: How Smart Companies Are Transforming the Way Work Gets Done [Audiobook]

The Age of Agile: How Smart Companies Are Transforming the Way Work Gets Done [Audiobook]
The Age of Agile: How Smart Companies Are Transforming the Way Work Gets Done [Audiobook] by Stephen Denning, read by Tom Parks
2018 | MP3@64 kbps + EPUB | 10 hrs 4 mins | 277.66MB

More value from less work.

An unstoppable business revolution is under way - and it is Agile. Companies that embrace Agile Management learn to connect everyone and everything...all the time. They can deliver instant, intimate, frictionless value on a large scale.

Agile began emerging many decades ago, but truly took off in the software development industry. Sparking dramatic improvements in quality, innovation, and speed-to-market, the Agile movement is now spreading quickly throughout all kinds of companies. It enables a team, a unit, or an enterprise to nimbly adapt and upgrade products and services to meet rapidly changing technology and customer needs. And the process is applicable anywhere-companies don't need to be born Agile, like Spotify. Even centuries-old Barclays is making the transition and reaping rewards.

Filled with examples from every sector, The Age of Agile helps readers:

  • Master the three laws of Agile Management (team, customer, network)
  • Embrace the new mindset
  • Overcome constraints
  • Employ meaningful metrics
  • Make the entire organization Agile
  • And more

With this breakthrough approach, even global giants can learn to act entrepreneurially. Their future depends on it.

TakingPoint: A Navy SEAL's 10 Fail Safe Principles for Leading Through Change [Audiobook]

TakingPoint: A Navy SEAL's 10 Fail Safe Principles for Leading Through Change [Audiobook]
TakingPoint: A Navy SEAL's 10 Fail Safe Principles for Leading Through Change [Audiobook] by Brent Gleeson, read by the Author
2018 | MP3@64 kbps + EPUB | 8 hrs 56 mins | 246.1MB

Decorated Navy SEAL and successful businessman Brent Gleeson shares his revolutionary approach to navigating and leading change in the workplace - with a foreword by New York Times best-selling author Mark Owen.

Inspired by his time as a Navy SEAL and building successful organizations in the business world, Brent Gleeson has created a revolutionary approach for today's existing and emerging business leaders and managers to improve their ability to successfully navigate organizational change.

In TakingPoint, Gleeson will share his 10-step program that he uses for his high-profile clients, giving leaders and managers actionable insights and a framework for successful execution. With a strong emphasis on communication, culture, accountability, and trust, Gleeson's methods have helped hundreds of companies transform the way they think about change, and can help yours do the same. Steps include:

  • Culture: The Single Most Important Enabler
  • Trust: Fueling the Change Engine
  • Accountability: Ownership at All Levels
  • Mindset: Belief in the Mission
  • Mission: Defining and Communication the Intent
  • Inclusion: The Power of Participation and Acceptance
  • Fatigue: Managing Fear and Staying Energized
  • Discipline: Focus and Follow-Through
  • Resiliency: The Path of Lasting Change

Never has change been more consistent and disruptive as it is now. Business leaders at all levels can't just react to change. They have to lead change. They have to take point.

Superconnector: Stop Networking and Start Building Business Relationships that Matter [Audiobook]

Superconnector: Stop Networking and Start Building Business Relationships that Matter [Audiobook]
Superconnector: Stop Networking and Start Building Business Relationships that Matter [Audiobook] by Scott Gerber, Ryan Paugh, read by Chris Kipiniak
2018 | MP3@64 kbps + EPUB | 7 hrs 2 mins | 194.62MB

Abandon the networking-for-networking's-sake mentality in favor of a more powerful and effective approach to creating and enhancing connections.

Stop networking. Seriously, stop doing it. Now. It is time to ditch the old networking-for networking's-sake mentality in favor of a more powerful and effective approach to creating and enhancing connections. In Superconnector, Scott Gerber and Ryan Paugh reveal a new category of professionals born out of the social media era: highly valuable community-builders who make things happen through their keen understanding and utilization of social capital. Superconnectors understand the power of relationship-building, problem-solve by connecting the dots at high levels, and purposefully cause different worlds and communities to interact with the intention of creating mutual value.

How can you become a Superconnector? Gerber and Paugh share instructive anecdotes from a who's who roster of high achievers, revealing how to systematically manage a professional community and maximize its value. Of utmost importance is practicing Habitual Generosity, acting on the knowledge that your greatest returns come when you least expect them, and that by putting others' needs first the good karma will flow back to you tenfold. Gerber and Paugh also explore winning strategies such as The Art of Selectivity, a well-honed ability to define which relationships matter most for you and decide how you will maintain them over time. Full of helpful advice on how to communicate with anyone about anything, Google-proof your reputation, and much more, Superconnector is a must-hear for those seeking personal and business success.

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