Ever wonder why we need a place like TGI Fridays?Read More
Strategic Discipline Blog
An outstanding group of speakers today, starting with Dr. Robert Cialdini, author of Pre-suasion: A Revolutionary Way to Influence and Persuade, Joe Polish, Average Joe’s Marketing Book: The Missing Manual for Marketing and Growing Your Small Business, Dean Graziosi, Millionaire Success Habits: The Gateway To Wealth & Prosperity, Michael Bungay Stanier, The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More & Change the Way You Lead Forever, Raj Sisodia, Co-Author of Conscious Capitalism: Liberating the Heroic Spirit of Business along with Bob Chapman Co-Author of Everybody Matters: The Extraordinary Power of Caring for Your People Like Family.Read More
Verne Harnish has long lauded Kip Tindell’s book Uncontainable as one of the best business books he’s ever read. Perhaps it was my frame of mind or his voice, but I must confess that when I began listening to the audio version of Uncontainable I was less than impressed. Kip is the voice on the audio version and I simply found myself losing interest as he continued to preach his philosophy on The Container Store and how he influenced its growth.Read More
A number of books I’ve read this past year suggest that being a good company, having a Core Purpose (Patrick Lencioni’s The Advantage), and Brand Ideal (Grow by Jim Stengel) and focusing on the humanity of your business can make you not only more successful but more profitable.