THE ACHIEVEMENT CHALLENGE --- HOW TO BE A 10 IN BUSINESS
by Don Beveridge, J.P. Davidson. Dow Jones-Irwin, 1988
The goal of this book is to help you achieve the skills and the outlook that can help you excel and get ahead in your organization!
"Success is not a GOAL but it is a RESULT! (pvii)
Copy = 8c = p37-48)
ASSUMPTION: Lasting success is due more to achieving a BALANCE
between your work and non-work activities than to driving ambition and extra long hours at work!
Successful organizations are the result of a clear, definite, pre-planned approach
to the market.
The book profiles the successful leaders of 12 top organizations to illustrate the importance of CUSTOMER FOCUS --- which is assumed to be a non-negotiable standard!
The purpose of this book is to show you how you can use a few simple principles to develop successful "business" strategies without wasting your time, energy and personal life.
 Three indicators of failure (p53)
See chapter 3 = Performance "STANDARDS"
 Ten reasons for failure (p59)
 Excellence "standards" vs. Adequacy "standards"
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Go to: Leadership Control Essay
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