By Richard Koch A book summary by Jeff Abbott. The Pareto Principle has been a big factor
By Robert Clinton and Paul Stanley Book Review by Jeff Abbott The following is a summary of
By Janet Boydell, Barry Deutsch, and Brad Remillard Notes by Jeff Abbot. In the book, which I
This article caught my eye because the author claims that “these 12 books have shaped not only
Though hardships befall all of us in life, there are people in life who seem to be more successful than others in grappling with the challenges. They seem to find their joy, fulfillment, and satisfaction despite pressures and realities. Others seem to be stuck in ruts, unsuccessful in their endeavors of undertakings in relationships, businesses, and personal matters. What is the key?
The author suggests the answers have always been at our fingertips. If we avail ourselves of some simple truths, timeless wisdom from Proverbs and life and apply it, we can experience change in our lives; change for the better. Dr. Cloud submits the 9 things that are the most applicable truths to follow and then outlines steps we can take to change our outlook and paradigms. Why don’t we do what is best for us? Why don’t we act on what we know? Why do we blame others? Why don’t we see the value? Why don’t we get good counsel? Why don’t we invest in wisdom? The answers are “hidden in plain view” . . .
The book is written as a story to portray the management principles of the favored executive. Some of the principles are clear in the story, but most are better explained by the text which followed. Read on for a summary of the points making most sense to me and having the greatest impact: