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.
BRUCE PIASECKI is President and founder of AHC Group, Inc., a management consulting firm. For more than thirty years, AHC Group has focused on the critical areas of corporate governance consulting, energy, and environmental strategy, product innovation, and sustainability strategy. Whether working with Toyota, Shaw Industries, Suncor Energy, or FMC, Bruce and his team show companies how to compete on price, quality, and social needs. Piasecki has evolved from a niche expert on environmental issues for Fortune 500 corporations to a mainstream advocate for sustainable strategies for everyone. He has taught at Cornell University, Clarkson University, and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, becoming a tenured faculty member and then a director of a master of science graduate program. Piasecki holds a PhD and bachelor's degree from Cornell University, where he was a Cornell National Scholar Award winner.
Doing more with less is a new way of life. Dr. Bruce Piasecki's writing provides an inspirational framework for how we should handle our wealth as individuals and as organizations. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Michael
Initially a required reading in one of my Executive MBA classes, I read; and re-read this book for its didactic messages. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Larry
I threw this book away after trying to read it on a couple of occasions. In my opinion this is very poorly written.Published 13 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 20 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 20 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 21 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 on August 25, 2013 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 on August 6, 2013 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