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Why Work Sucks and How to Fix It: The Results-Only Revolution Paperback – December 15, 2010
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About the Author
Cali Ressler, along with Jody Thompson, founded CultureRx, a consulting firm specializing in the development of proper and functional business management. Together, Ressler and Thompson coauthored Why Work Sucks and How to Fix It and Why Managing Sucks and How to Fix It.
Jody Thompson, along with Cali Ressler, founded CultureRx, a consulting firm specializing in the development of proper and functional business management. Together, they coauthored Why Work Sucks and How to Fix It and Why Managing Sucks and How to Fix It.
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So, why only 3 stars? The concepts covered in the book could be covered in a magazine article. Most of the book felt like a rah-rah sales effort on why the results only paradigm is so amazing. I understand that some people will need a lot of pushing to get away from managing by seat warmth, but I bought the book; clearly I was already sympathetic. I ended up skimming most of it.
In my experience people who delivered stellar performance largely were exempt from external time management or detailed supervision.
Could it be that, those who have difficulty asking for liberty in their current environment have few compelling results to report?
Could it be that, those managers who have difficulty answering people who ask for liberty are themselves not stellar performers?
The discussions stirred by this book are stimulating and worth the effort.
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You go to work and give everything you have – and you are treated like children who, if left unattended, will steal candy.Read more