WINNING: The Answers

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From time to time on the Brand Autopsy blog, I share "money quotes" from business books I've recently read. This presentation shares "money quotes" from Jack and Suzy Welch’s “WINNING: Confronting 74 of the Toughest Questions in Business Today” (Collins Publishing).

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  • The best book I have ever read.It brought out my inner soul of business inside me.THANK YOU -MR. JACK and MRS. SUZY WELCH
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WINNING: The Answers

  1. 1. WINNING: The Answers Confronting 74 of the Toughest Questions in Business Today JACK & SUZY WELCH BIZ BOOK MONEY QUOTES
  2. 2. BIZ BOOK MONEY QUOTES “ The first essential trait of leadership is positive energy—the capacity to go-go-go with healthy vigor and an upbeat attitude through good times and bad.” WINNING: The Answers JACK & SUZY WELCH (pg. 47) LEADERSHIP
  3. 3. BIZ BOOK MONEY QUOTES “ The second is the ability to energize others, releasing their positive energy, to take any hill.” WINNING: The Answers JACK & SUZY WELCH (pg. 47) LEADERSHIP
  4. 4. BIZ BOOK MONEY QUOTES WINNING: The Answers JACK & SUZY WELCH (pg. 47) “ The third trait is edge—the ability to make tough calls, to say yes or no, not maybe.” LEADERSHIP
  5. 5. BIZ BOOK MONEY QUOTES “ The fourth trait is the talent to execute — very simply, get things done.” WINNING: The Answers JACK & SUZY WELCH (pg. 47) LEADERSHIP
  6. 6. BIZ BOOK MONEY QUOTES “ Fifth and finally, leaders have passion. They care deeply. They sweat; they believe.” WINNING: The Answers JACK & SUZY WELCH (pg. 47) LEADERSHIP
  7. 7. BIZ BOOK MONEY QUOTES “ Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. It’s about your achievement. Your performance. Your individual contributions.” WINNING: The Answers JACK & SUZY WELCH (pg. 49)  LEADERSHIP
  8. 8. BIZ BOOK MONEY QUOTES “ When you become a leader, success is all about growing others. It’s about making the people who work for you smarter, bigger, and bolder.” WINNING: The Answers JACK & SUZY WELCH (pg. 50) LEADERSHIP
  9. 9. BIZ BOOK MONEY QUOTES “ The facts are, with your promotion, two people got new jobs: you and the person who replaced you. As a leader now, your task is to unleash the innovative new ideas both of you have.” WINNING: The Answers JACK & SUZY WELCH (pg. 71) LEADERSHIP
  10. 10. BIZ BOOK MONEY QUOTES “ The best thing that can happen to you as a boss is hiring a person who is…in some way more talented than you are. You’ve got a team member whose talent will very likely improve everyone’s performance and reputation. Including yours.” WINNING: The Answers JACK & SUZY WELCH (pg. 89)
  11. 11. BIZ BOOK MONEY QUOTES “ Strategy is just a winning value proposition, that is, a product or service that customers simply want more than the other options out there.” WINNING: The Answers JACK & SUZY WELCH (pg. 106) MANAGEMENT
  12. 12. BIZ BOOK MONEY QUOTES “ Small companies—and large ones—can actually come up with strategy just by probing five key questions …” WINNING: The Answers JACK & SUZY WELCH (pg. 107) MANAGEMENT 
  13. 13. BIZ BOOK MONEY QUOTES WINNING: The Answers JACK & SUZY WELCH (pg. 47) “ What does the competitive playing field look like?” “ What have our competitors been up to lately?” ❶ ❷ MANAGEMENT
  14. 14. BIZ BOOK MONEY QUOTES WINNING: The Answers JACK & SUZY WELCH (pg. 107) “ What have we done lately? “ What future events or possible changes keep us up at night with worry? ❸ ❹ MANAGEMENT
  15. 15. BIZ BOOK MONEY QUOTES WINNING: The Answers JACK & SUZY WELCH (pg. 107) “ And given all that, what’s our winning move? ❺ MANAGEMENT
  16. 16. BIZ BOOK MONEY QUOTES “ Small isn’t totally beautiful when it comes to strategy. Here’s the rub: with constrained resources, you have to be right more often.” WINNING: The Answers JACK & SUZY WELCH (pg. 108) MANAGEMENT 
  17. 17. BIZ BOOK MONEY QUOTES “ Big companies can afford to invest in one or two or three big [ideas] that don’t work out. By contrast, one big strategy mistake can put a small business out of business.” WINNING: The Answers JACK & SUZY WELCH (pg. 108) MANAGEMENT
  18. 18. BIZ BOOK MONEY QUOTES “ Point blank: HR should be every company’s killer app. What could possibly be more important than who gets hired, developed, promoted, or moved out the door?” WINNING: The Answers JACK & SUZY WELCH (pg. 119) MANAGEMENT
  19. 19. BIZ BOOK MONEY QUOTES “ Sometimes companies have no choice but layoffs. They miss a technology curve or the economy in general is tanking.” WINNING: The Answers JACK & SUZY WELCH (pg. 127) MANAGEMENT 
  20. 20. BIZ BOOK MONEY QUOTES “ But the awful truth is that too many companies use tough times to do something they should be doing all along—cleaning house.” WINNING: The Answers JACK & SUZY WELCH (pg. 127) MANAGEMENT
  21. 21. BIZ BOOK MONEY QUOTES “ Winning and losing can’t be quantified. They are states of mind, and losing happens only when you give up.” WINNING: The Answers JACK & SUZY WELCH (pg. 249)
  22. 22. BIZ BOOK MONEY QUOTES “ Winning is about reaching the destination you choose. It is not necessarily about profit, although it can be. WINNING: The Answers JACK & SUZY WELCH (pg. 261) 
  23. 23. BIZ BOOK MONEY QUOTES “ But winning is, at its most fundamental, about making something of your life. It is about progress and meaning. It is about achievement.” WINNING: The Answers JACK & SUZY WELCH (pg. 261)
  24. 24. WINNING: The Answers Confronting 74 of the Toughest Questions in Business Today JACK & SUZY WELCH BIZ BOOK MONEY QUOTES

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