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Predictable Results in Unpredictable Times

Tuesday, August 4th, 2009 | Predictable Results in Unpredictable Times | 13 Comments

If there’s one thing that’s certain in the business world, it’s uncertainty.

Who would have thought a couple of years ago that giant corporations would be toppling overnight? That gas prices would rise sky high and then collapse again within a few days?  That the economic boom would implode into the worst recession in 50 years?

But even in unpredictable times like these, some companies still perform with excellence. How do they do it? What principles do they follow? This blog is a place where we will discuss exactly that. It is a place where we can share insights and successes.

The book Predictable Results in Unpredictable Times, a new book by Stephen R. Covey and Bob Whitman, chairman of FranklinCovey, captures four key principles for getting great performance in good times and bad.

First, winning companies slim down to a few key simple goals with clear targets and careful follow-through. Everybody in the firm knows the goals and what to do about them. › Continue reading

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Come on people—get control!

Thursday, May 14th, 2009 | Books and Audios | 1 Comment

I just read a cool little book, The 4 Laws of Financial Prosperity: Get Control of Your Money Now! It is so timely and so relevant to where we are today in this financially tumultuous environment we are living in. I liked this book because it is for those who may be head over heels in debt and for those who aren’t in debt but want to optimize their financial freedom.

We all know that when we are enslaved to the credit card companies, the mortgage and the bill collector it’s hard to enjoy life, family, and our jobs, right? So why not get control and be happy? It’s common knowledge that financial peace of mind is directly tied to our happiness. › Continue reading

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