Shockproof. How to Hardwire Your Business for Lasting Success

  • ID: 1586307
  • Book
  • 276 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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PRAISE FOR Shockproof

"Read Shockproof and discover what every company needs to know and every leader wants to do in order to survive in the twenty–first century!"
Marshall Goldsmith, world–renowned Executive Coach and author of the New York Times bestsellers Mojo and What Got You Here Won′t Get You There

"Shockproof reinforces what I have believed for many years. No company can be resilient, adaptive, and achieve its objectives unless effective talent management processes are in place to ensure a steady supply of the right talent, at the righttime to execute the strategy."
Bill Conaty, former SVP, Corporate Human Resources, General Electric Company, and author with Ram Charan of The Talent Masters: Why Smart Leaders Put People Before Numbers

"This book is a must if you find your organization in the midst of complex challenges to remain innovative and relevant for the future. Shockproof offers a proven approach to success that is presented with clarity, practicality, and illuminating insight to transform your organization and the talent within."
Kathy Chalmers, Chief Human Resource Officer, Sony Music Entertainment

"The principles in Shockproof parallel those we have adopted in our commitment to build true collaborative velocity across our agencies. Start with the client′s strategic objectives in mind and make sure everyone is on the same page, and then design the right team of talent to partner with the client while paying attention to the larger context and its forces."
Matt Giegerich, Chairman and CEO, Ogilvy Common Health Worldwide

"Unless you have a crystal ball, read this book! Shockproof provides practical insights from companies that successfully navigate our ever changing world."
Marc Effron, author of One Page Talent Management and founder, New Talent Management Network

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Foreword (Paul Jacobs).

Prologue A Shockproof Future.

Chapter 1 Beware the Big Blue Catfish.

Chapter 2 Headlines or Tombstones?

Chapter 3 Make Sure the Strategy Is "Not Wrong".

Chapter 4 Beyond Boxes and Lines.

Chapter 5 Carbon Paper? Really?!

Chapter 6 Connections and Calibrations.

Chapter 7 Be the Leader You Seek.

Chapter 8 Pass the Salt.




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Axiom Consulting Partners′
Debra Jacobs,
Garrett Sheridan, and
Juan Pablo González have dedicated their careers to helping leaders and their organizations achieve their strategic objectives. As executives, advisors, speakers, and authors, they have helped clients across the globe align business strategy, organization design, and talent to improve execution and business results. Each has a deep appreciation of the complexity within today′s business environment and what it takes for leaders to guide their organizations toward lasting success.
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