Never by Chance gives you a top-to-bottom guide on how great businesses accelerate their strategies in spite of today's resource-constrained environment. Forgoing the usual miracle cures, this realistic approach will help leaders catalyze their organizations by adopting the leadership mindset that "every resource that can be valuable, will be valuable."
In Never by Chance, you'll find:
The direct link between vision and stakeholder success
Why a purposeful customer experience is absolutely necessary
Why you may no longer be relevant to your customers
How to use your culture as a competitive advantage
Why intentional leadership matters
A strong quarter, hot product, or sudden sales bump can always be a fluke, but sustained excellence is never an accident. Written by three seasoned experts on aligning people and strategy to drive measurable results, Never by Chance gives you and your team an engaging and empowering road map to create clear competitive advantage and distinguish your company in today's ultra-competitive market.
Joe Calloway has worked with hundreds of companies to help them create and sustain success. A member of the Speaker's Hall of Fame, Joe has been a business consultant for twenty-eight years. His books include Becoming a Category of One, Indispensable, and Work Like You're Showing Off!, all from Wiley.
Chuck Feltz has served as CEO or president of companies in multiple industries ranging in size from an international startup to over $1 billion in revenue. He has been widely recognized for increasing shareholder value with his innovative strategies and visionary leadership.
Kris Young has worked with production company Martin Bastian for twelve years helping companies create strategic communications programs and events. An NSA Meeting Partner of the Year, she has worked with a range of organizations including Deluxe Financial Services, Wells Fargo, Cargill, ING, and many others.
This book does a great job of laying out and explaining concepts that should be adopted by just about every company. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Mathew K. Higbee
A Page-Turner Full of Information, August 1, 2010
This review is from: Never by Chance: Aligning People and Strategy Through Intentional Leadership (Hardcover)
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Never by Chance does a great job of explaining what a vision is, how it interacts with values, and how both working together determine what is going to happen later. Read morePublished on September 10, 2011 by Karen L. Jett, CMA
As someone who has read a fair amount in my life, including numerous business books over the past 20+ years, I was a little taken by how narrow the spine of this particular book. Read morePublished on August 14, 2011 by Jamie Bardin
I guess my head has been in the strategic clouds because I couldn't put this book down! This is a short page-turner chock full of stories and personal experience to align your... Read morePublished on August 1, 2010 by Kristin Arnold
I was searching for the book "Dance With Chance" and accidentally came across this book. What is so amazing is that the authors of that book point to exact opposite conclusion what... Read morePublished on April 19, 2010 by Amazon Customer
If you are bright enough to be looking for advice on how to improve your leadership skills, then my advice is to use those brains to both buy, and then really use, this book. Read morePublished on February 17, 2010 by Michael Hammer
"Never By Chance" successfully delivers in 143 clear and concisely written pages a critical primer illustrating the core tenets required to cultivate sustainable success within any... Read morePublished on February 13, 2010 by David Peterson