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The Biz: 50 Little Things that Make a Big Difference to Team Motivation & Leadership

Book Description

In this simple, sharp, and snappy guide, well-known author David Freemantle offers advice on how to become an inspirational leader and forge a team that perpetually performs at its peak.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover Page
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Dedication
  5. Contents
  6. Acknowledgments
  7. Introduction
  8. The Premier Division
    1. 1 Make people your top priority
    2. 2 Be an exemplar
    3. 3 Give cause (aspire)
    4. 4 Hire the best
    5. 5 Fight to pay the best
    6. 6 Personalize relationships
    7. 7 Liberate people with trust
    8. 8 Communicate immediately
    9. 9 Initiate learning
    10. 10 Know what you want to be
    11. 11 Agree the contribution to be made
    12. 12 Measure what is important
  9. The Magic Seven
    1. 13 Disappear
    2. 14 Tell stories
    3. 15 Celebrate any success
    4. 16 Touch your team
    5. 17 Clean toilets, push trolleys, and serve customers
    6. 18 Inspire team members
    7. 19 Write, ring, and remember
  10. Seven Biz Performers
    1. 20 Take the lead in becoming the best
    2. 21 Create performance lines in your mind
    3. 22 Put yourself on the line
    4. 23 Work hard
    5. 24 Praise regularly and reprimand rarely
    6. 25 Be straight
    7. 26 Fire poor performers
  11. Biz Teams
    1. 27 Dignify team members
    2. 28 Cooperate and create a “yes” spirit
    3. 29 Identify motivations
    4. 30 Let people express themselves
    5. 31 Show team members you care
    6. 32 Minimize meetings
    7. 33 Minimize consultation
    8. 34 Stamp out bad behavior
  12. Improving The Biz
    1. 35 Teach yourself
    2. 36 Study team members like a book
    3. 37 Drop people in the deep end
    4. 38 Nurture
    5. 39 Send team members away
  13. The Six Biz Mindsets
    1. 40 First mindset: People
    2. 41 Second mindset: Customers
    3. 42 Third mindset: Money
    4. 43 Fourth mindset: Positivity
    5. 44 Fifth mindset: 110% attitude
    6. 45 Sixth mindset: Go M.A.D.
  14. The Final Five
    1. 46 Be indiscreet
    2. 47 Look happy
    3. 48 Be unhappy from time to time
    4. 49 Experiment with new motivational stimuli
    5. 50 Retreat, relax, reflect, review, and recharge