No one has had more influence in shaping the idea of modern management than Tom Peters. An avowed enemy of conformism and the status quo, Peters is a necessary voice of experience to guide us through times of financial uncertainty. In The Little BIG Things, he provides essential wisdom for everyone—from the freelancer to the small business owner to the head of a major corporation—offering 163 ways to excel at the "people side of business" by pursuing excellence at every level.
"The 'Excellence Standard' is not about Grand Outcomes. In Zen-like terms, all we have is today. If the day's work cannot be assessed as Excellent, then the oceanic overall goal of Excellence has not been advanced. Period."
"If membership in your club (organization) is not aimed at 'mind-blowing' development for each staff member and 'window rattling' service for each customer and other extended family members, then . . . just what the hell is the point?"
Mark F. LaMoure, Boise, ID
"The Little Big Things: 163 Ways to Pursue EXCELLENCE," by Tom Peters is a toolbox of valuable ideas, for developing excellence from... Read more
Tom Peters inspires. He simply and profoundly explains the "soft" stuff that is key to success in business. This book is critical for business leaders.Published 7 months ago by Scott R Delaney DVM
It's an amazing book with stories that Tom Peters share with us, that explains a lot of the 163 ways, but I think the only downside is that it needs more specific tips and how to... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Jose Ricardo
Easy reading is so rare, but this book came in a simple but powerful language that is both applicable and reproducible. Read morePublished 9 months ago by ronald berg
loved this book, good source of information to go back and read many times over.Published 10 months ago by Joana Brown
Tom Peters has established himself as a thoughtful, forward looking, provider of very solid advice for managers. This is another great example of his work.Published 11 months ago by William L. Mince
Brilliant. Excellence distilled to a book I could raised in less than a week on the train, but will read for a lifetime!Published 13 months ago by Harle McGeachie
I only voted this 3 stars for one simple reason: among the 120 crappy tips, there are some true gems here. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Jazmyne Craven