Benjamin Franklin knew instinctively what so many of us have forgotten: Frugality and industriousness are the ways to wealth. After the last set of business scandals and financial busts, many powerful interests, from governments to multinational corporations, are exploring how to do more with less. Businesses and individuals are seeking a realignment of frugality and prosperity in hopes of regaining their balance and securing their futures.
Doing More with Less dives into our primal competitive instinct, which embraces frugality as a crucial competitive edge. Author Bruce Piasecki convincingly explains the case for a return to frugality, providing relevant examples from his thirty years of experience as a management consultant and change agent. Liberate more of your resources by realigning money, people, and rules in your life that impact your family and your company. Doing More with Less is an actionable call to arms, with global insightsapplicable to professionals in any industrythat will make you more adept in the short run and adaptive in the long run.
When you establish principles of frugality, you'll receive abundant recompense with less debt and risk. Through frugality, we recognize obligations beyond our own needs and capture greater returns for ourselves, our families, and our firms. Let it be your mantra: Doing more with less is success. It is time to rediscover basic frugality and create a better tomorrow for ourselves and for the world.
I threw this book away after trying to read it on a couple of occasions. In my opinion this is very poorly written.Published 7 months ago by Jamie G. Maddox
As in his prior books, Bruce Piasecki skillfully unites key data with his three decades of management consulting experience to present readers with a vital compass for navigating... Read morePublished 14 months ago by John Winter
Doing More With Less should be the motto of our times - an era marked by greed, self-advancing capitalism, and excess. Read morePublished 14 months ago by karen
A fine book that weaves its way through the definitions of frugality and historical context as framed by the lives of Benjamin Franklin among others. Read morePublished 15 months ago by David William Gibbons
The title drew me in as I believe teams can be very effective. The text seemed disappointing as I read. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Chad E. Brown
It's obvious that the 5 star reviews on here are from friends of the author or people he hired. I found this book to be incredibly boring and it never really got to "the point"... Read morePublished 19 months ago by Christopher Gahn
It was a delightful pleasure to meet Bruce Piasecki at the CCSR conference in Ottawa this year. On reading his book Dong More With Less, I found a valuable reframe on frugality,... Read morePublished on December 18, 2012 by Hilary Samuel
Bruce revisits important lessons on frugality at a time when it is most needed. With the society becoming more and more consumerist, Bruce's book is a breath of fresh air. Read morePublished on December 13, 2012 by Mahima
It was a pleasure to be reminded of Ben Franklin among others as this book made arguments for common sense practices and values that can better enable both businesses and our... Read morePublished on November 26, 2012 by Joan Blades