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"[Awesomely Simple] reminds us that a thriving successful business is about doing the basics right and not just doing what feels good. If you’re a small business owner, no matter what the size of your business, this is your bible. You will save yourself heartache, time, frustration, anguish and a multitude of other small business frustrations by simply taking this book and making it your roadmap."
—Smart Business Trends, December 13, 2009
What do the world's most successful companies and organizations have in common? And what are the real takeaways to use in your own business?
John Spence, trusted advisor, strategist, and consultant, has spent decades helping business owners and managers cut through the clutter to determine the core needs for creating and sustaining a successful organization. Real solutions aren't necessarily complex, but they are critical, and with John Spence's guidance, they can even be made simple.
In Awesomely Simple, Spence helps you take a hard look at your business and evaluate how it is succeeding in the six areas most critical for lasting success. Every organization, no matter what its size or sector, must excel in cultivating:
A Performance-Oriented Culture
A Sense of Urgency
Extreme Customer Focus
Focusing on these fundamentals, Spence breaks down each principle to readily understandable action items, offering countless tools, strategies, and measurements of success to make these concepts both come alive and be put into practice. By bridging the knowing-doing gap, Spence shows how to develop tailored plans in easy-to-follow steps that will allow you to dramatically improve the success of your company.
Whether you are solidly weathering the current economy or struggling through it, Spence's straightforward, uncomplicated approach shows anyone how to turn big ideas into action and performance.
Business strategy and success don't haveto be unattainable goals; they can be awesomely simple.
A great read with great advise. The ma from Gainesville knocks it out of the park.Published 3 months ago by Joseph A. Briggs
John Spence provides simple solutions to complex issues. He shares his rich experience and intensive reading of various leadership books. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Professor M.S.Rao, International Leadership Expert and Author of 30 Books on Leadership
John is an incredible business coach, speaker and author who has led Keynote meetings across the globe with billion-dollar companies. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Kevin
I have read this book twice and listened to the audio version three times and each time I get something different. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Erica L Castano
The author claims to have read thousands of books and distilled everything you need to know to propel your business to the stratosphere by observing the rules the author has... Read morePublished 9 months ago by X119
Simple to read with simple concepts that we often need to be reminded of. This is not a boring too simple book. It is good!Published 9 months ago by Ben
Great book, focuses on the core business truths that we all know, but forget in the flow of our business. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Bryan da Frota
As a business owners I'm exposed to a lot of books and theories. This was a simple, intuitive and easily applied book that is a culmination of the best practices and strategies. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Natalie J Nardone