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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.
I like the flow of text, easy note taking, chapter summaries. Reading it is simple, acting on what you learn is the challenge. Focus discipline and action are required... Read morePublished 11 days ago by Kathy Baggs
One of the best books on leadership I have ever read. top marksPublished 2 months ago by Gordon Tredgold
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 2 months ago by Laura505
A great read with great advise. The ma from Gainesville knocks it out of the park.Published 7 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 7 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 9 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 13 months ago by Erica L Castano