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"[Awesomely Simple] reminds us that a thriving successfulbusiness is about doing the basics right and not just doing whatfeels good. If you’re a small business owner, no matter whatthe size of your business, this is your bible. You will saveyourself heartache, time, frustration, anguish and a multitude ofother small business frustrations by simply taking this book andmaking it your roadmap."
—Smart Business Trends, December 13, 2009
What do the world's most successful companies and organizationshave in common? And what are the real takeaways to use in your ownbusiness?
John Spence, trusted advisor, strategist, and consultant, hasspent decades helping business owners and managers cut through theclutter to determine the core needs for creating and sustaining asuccessful organization. Real solutions aren't necessarily complex,but they are critical, and with John Spence's guidance, they caneven be made simple.
In Awesomely Simple, Spence helps you take a hard look at yourbusiness and evaluate how it is succeeding in the six areas mostcritical for lasting success. Every organization, no matter whatits 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 eachprinciple to readily understandable action items, offeringcountless tools, strategies, and measurements of success to makethese concepts both come alive and be put into practice. Bybridging the knowing-doing gap, Spence shows how to developtailored plans in easy-to-follow steps that will allow you todramatically improve the success of your company.
Whether you are solidly weathering the current economy orstruggling through it, Spence's straightforward, uncomplicatedapproach shows anyone how to turn big ideas into action andperformance.
Business strategy and success don't haveto be unattainablegoals; they can be awesomely simple.
This book is well travelled. It has been a companion for every trip I have taken since it was purchased. It's dog-eared, covered in sun tan lotion and notes fill every margin. Read morePublished 6 hours ago by Laura505
A great read with great advise. The ma from Gainesville knocks it out of the park.Published 4 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 4 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 6 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 10 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 10 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 10 months ago by Ben