The 4 Disciplines of Execution

Achieving Your Wildly Important Goals®

Do you remember the last initiative you watched die?

Perhaps it went down with a loud crash. More likely, it was slowly suffocated by competing priorities and quietly disappeared without anyone noticing.

What happened? The whirlwind of urgent activity required to keep things running day-to-day devoured all the time and energy you needed to execute your strategy for tomorrow. The 4 Disciplines of Execution can change that pattern forever.

We know you have pockets of great performers, extraordinary teams, and groups where customers are delighted, employees are engaged, and the results are extraordinary. Implement The 4 Disciplines—focus, leverage, engagement, and accountability—and you’ll have more than pockets of high performers. You’ll move your middle and achieve your Wildly Important Goals®.

Used by more than 100,000 teams around the world in business, government, and education, The 4 Disciplines are forever changing how teams and organizations achieve their most important goals.

The second edition contains more than 30% new content, including specific guidance and insight on topics such as:

  • Implementing 4DX® as a leader of leaders.
  • The one metric that sustains execution for the long term.
  • Three leadership mindsets required for strategic commitment.
  • How to utilize the 4DX® OS app for compelling executive scoreboards.


Free Guide

Impact Your Organization’s Results: Turn Average Employees Into High Performers

Moving your middle will have dramatic results on your organization’s overall performance. Make this shift in your organization.

Register for an Event

Your System to Achieve Breakthrough Results

Join Chris McChesney, lead author of the bestselling book in the world on strategy execution, for this 60-minute webcast.

Meet the Authors

Meet the Contributing Authors

Beverly Walker

Commissioner of the state of Georgia and director in the state of Illinois, Beverly has applied the 4 Disciplines to seemingly insurmountable challenges: from infant death, to mental health, to child literacy.

Scott Thele

Scott is the national practice leader of FranklinCovey’s Execution Practice and focuses his time as a keynote speaker, business consultant, and a content thought leader, helping organizations execute their most critical strategies.

Empower individuals and leaders, both personally and professionally.

Drive organizational excellence through targeted learning and application by bringing The 4 Disciplines of Execution® into your organization.

Media Inquiries

For Press Inquiries Please Contact:

Debra Lund


Book a FranklinCovey author for your next keynote event!

Schedule one of the book authors to deliver an engaging keynote to your team or organization. These experts have spoken at hundreds of conferences and client events worldwide.

Included in the All Access Pass®

The 4 Disciplines of Execution® course is one of the many transformative learning experiences within the FranklinCovey All Access Pass.

Renowned for its impact on top-performing organizations worldwide, the All Access Pass helps organizations achieve the greatest return on their learning and development investments with flexible access to FranklinCovey’s content, tools, and technology.

Request a Demo