Title : Hit the Ground Running: A Manual for New Leaders
Format : Hardcover
Pages : 256 pages
Publisher : Jason Jennings
Language : English
ISBN : 9781591842477

Want to compete with the best of the best Then hit the ground running Heres how The toughest job in business is taking over as a new leader You have to uickly assess the situation pull together a strong team decide on a strategy and inspire everyone to execute it The stakes for new leaders are even higher Whether youve been brought on to fix something thats broken launch a product move the company in a new direction or head up a division every new leader is under the gun to get up to speed and begin producing strong numbers ASAP In Hit the Ground Running Jason Jennings introduces us to Americas best performing new CEOs who pulled off the most impressive transformations of the decade They doubled revenues than tripled earnings per share and doubled their companys net profit margins After interviewing and analyzing the stories of these top leaders Jennings delivers their hard earned battle tested strategies which will inspire any new leader to take the helm and start delivering When Richard and Tim Smucker were appointed co CEOs of The J M Smucker Company they shared their strategy with everyone and got them on board with their mission Since then Smuckers went on to dominate the markets and bring in billions of dollars of new business Mike McCallister the CEO of a twenty billion dollar health services giant decided to stop pretending and publicly admit that health insurance is broken Humana began to replace a crippled complex and confusing system with one that works and has than tripled revenues earnings and share price since McCallister took over By processing change in bite size pieces Jeffrey Lorberbaum led Mohawk Industries through twenty successful acuisitions and turned his familys carpet making business into the largest flooring company in the world Filled with engaging stories and lessons from the cream of the crop Hit the Ground Running will help new leaders at every level balance short and long term goals as well as the needs of shareholders employees customers and the community