Tom Peters' Compact Guide to Excellence (Paperback)
"Business guru Peters' book combines his thoughts--and the words of many others he quotes throughout the volume--with the design work of Nancye Green to create a motivational objet d'art that is both aesthetically pleasing and thought provoking ... A gift book approach to leadership lessons that delivers highlights elegantly." --KIRKUS REVIEWS
Tom Peters' Compact Guide to Excellence (IdeaPress Publishing) is full of inspiration for anyone aged 20 to 80, from cashiers to CEOs. Legendary best-selling business author Tom Peters partnered with the iconic designer Nancye Green of Donovan/Green to create this guidebook for leaders in the workplace. Peters and Green have packed this strikingly designed little book with exhilarating quotes that will urge you to recognize what truly matters at work. Over the decades, Peters has gathered these gems of wisdom from those who have been down in the trenches creating extraordinary places to work. Green has wrought the most accessible and captivating way to absorb that wisdom.
Tom Peters' Compact Guide to Excellence argues that business leaders must start putting people really first and start helping them prepare for a rocky future. As we come to terms with the debilitating pandemic, confront extreme wealth inequality, and wrestle with destabilizing technological revolutions still in their infancy, it is clear that "Extreme Humanism"--treating one another humanely--is the best path forward.
The insights you'll find in Tom Peters' Compact Guide to Excellence will move you to action, to vigorously and passionately support our communities, provide products and services that stun our clientele with their excellence and verve, and serve our ailing planet. It's not just the best path forward, it's the path that can engender purpose and pride in all of us who perform the work. Take this guidebook to work, on your travels, wherever you need to be reminded of excellence. Better yet, share this book--an exquisite gift--with anyone who needs a jolt of genius.
About the Author
Tom Peters is coauthor of In Search of Excellence--the book that changed the way the worlddoes business and is often tagged as the best business book ever. Nineteen books and forty years later, he's still at theforefront of the "management guru industry." What's new? A lot. AsCNN said, "While most business gurus milk the same mantra for all itsworth, the one-man brand called Tom Peters is still reinventing himself."His message is as relevant today as ever. Tom is best known for his always-onpassion for "people first," delivering products that "make the world a littlebit better," developing leaders who stay in intimate touch with thefront-liners who do the real work, and demanding no less than excellence in allthat we do. In November 2017, Tom received the Thinkers50 Lifetime AchievementAward. Nancye Green is a designer and business leader, tackling the complex communication and transformation challenges of enterprisesfrom start-up companies to maturity and non-profit organizations across thepublic sector. Nancye co-founded Donovan/Green in the mid-1970s. In 2014, she and Michael Donovanreceived the American Institute of Graphic Arts Medal for their contributionsto the field of design. She has recently turned her life-long effort toseek and embrace the deep knowledge and experience of people she believes cancontribute to a more humane and just world into a campaign and a company calledun\teaching.