The 12 Week Year: Get More Done in 12 Weeks Than Others Do in 12 Months
ISBN: 1118509234
EAN13: 9781118509234
Language: English
Pages: 190
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 8.00" L x 6.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Wiley
Book Overview
The guide to shortening your execution cycle down from one year to twelve weeks Most organizations and individuals work in the context of annual goals and plans; a twelve-month execution cycle. Instead, The 12 Week Year avoids the pitfalls and low productivity of annualized thinking. This book redefines your year to be 12 weeks long. In 12 weeks, there just isn't enough time to get complacent, and urgency increases and intensifies. The 12 Week Year creates focus and clarity on what matters most and a sense of urgency to do it now. In the end more of the important stuff gets done and the impact on results is profound. Explains how to leverage the power of a 12 week year to drive improved results in any area of your life Offers a how-to book for both individuals and organizations seeking to improve their execution effectiveness Authors are leading experts on execution and implementation Turn your organization's idea of a year on its head, and speed your journey to success.
Editor Reviews
From the Back Cover Praise for The 12 Week Year This book takes all the core business principles I believe are so valuable--discipline, consistency, focus, intensity, ownership, accountability, and planning--and puts them together in a straightforward system that actually works. What more can you ask for? --MATTHEW E. WINTER , President, Allstate Auto, Home and Agencies The 12 Week Year is a book you can open to any chapter and find valuable insights and practical actions you can put into practice today. Read it; study it; apply it! --TOM IZZO , Head Coach, Michigan State University men's basketball team Brian Moran and Michael Lennington have persuaded me that focusing on shorter time periods--four 'year ends' instead of one--brings clarity and urgency to individuals and teams. I've already drawn up my own 12-week plan. Exciting! --SUSAN SCOTT , author of Fierce Conversations and Fierce Leadership If you are an executive or entrepreneur and you are serious about creating a high-performance culture that executes well, then read this book and have your team read it too. --JOHN VACCARO , Senior Vice President, MassMutual Financial Group The 12 Week Year is a powerful system for achieving extraordinary results both professionally and personally. It's a simple yet proven approach to creating breakthrough results. If you're committed to making lasting changes, this is a must-read! --TOM BURNS , Chief Distribution Officer, Allianz
From the front Cover A guide to creating results through focus, commitment, and accountability The 12 Week Year is a process forged in the field of sports, used by world-class athletes and transformed for business and everyday life by Brian P. Moran and Michael Lennington. This is not a book of theory. The 12 Week Year has been vetted by thousands of clients and hundreds of companies, and is backed by years of real life experience. In this groundbreaking book, the authors unlock the simple secret to help you accomplish more. What differentiates truly great performers and organizations from mediocre ones is an ability to effectively execute on what they know. There is a gap for most of us between what we know we should do, and what we are actually willing to do. This knowing-doing gap is what keeps most people and most companies from accomplishing what they are capable of. The 12 Week Year incorporates the proven disciplines and principles of effective execution into the context of 12-week execution cycles. In the book, you'll discover how to develop clarity and focus on what matters most and a healthy sense of urgency to get it done. You'll learn how to: Take back control of your day Increase your income Balance the priorities in your life Lower your stress Accomplish your goals in record time The 12 Week Year is a how-to book for both individuals and organizations that would like to accomplish more in the next 12 weeks than others will in the next 12 months. Join the thousands who are already experiencing the benefits of the 12 Week Year. Get this book and turn the idea of a year on its head, and speed your journey to success. Leverage the power of The 12 Week Year to drive improved results in any area of your life.