Simple Solutions: Harness the Power of Passion and Simplicity to Get Results

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Combining the rational, logical instincts of the left brain with the passionate and artful skills of the right brain, this book offers a leadership approach that is both highly effective and deeply inspirational. Perfect for anyone assuming a leadership position, it presents simple solutions on such topics as effective collaboration, achieving goals, leadership styles, team-building, inspiring people to success, and more.

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"Arguably, from Lord Nelson to Napoleon to U. S. Grant, thegreat 'secret' of supremely successful leaders has been determinedsimplicity. Simple Solutions is a brilliant and much-neededaddition to a woefully thin collection on business issue numberone: getting things done!"
Tom Peters, coauthor of In Search ofExcellence

"Schmitt and Perl's book begins and ends with simplicity, but inbetween lies a set of truly powerful ideas. This isn't a new theoryon management; it's a guide to management practice that anypracticing manager would benefit greatly from."
Dave Godes, Associate Professor, Harvard BusinessSchool

"Schmitt and Perl have crafted a must-have book for all managerswho want to have an impact. The clear, simple advice contained inSimple Solutions is invaluable to anyone interested inimproving his or her management skills. These ideas work."
Mark A. Emkes, Chairman and CEO, Bridgestone AmericasHolding, Inc. and Bridgestone Firestone North American Tire,LLC

"Simple Solutions is a good road map for leaders of allorganizations because it provides concise and straightforwardguidelines for leadership. It's not theoretical or long-winded, butgives real-world behavioral instruction to make leaders moreeffective."
Richard H. Anderson, Executive Vice President,UnitedHealth Group

"The premise of Schmitt and Perl's book is the need to reducecomplex problems to their simplest components, an approach I'veseen produce powerful results. Managers at all levels would benefitfrom applying the principles outlined in this book."
Pitt Hyde, Chairman, AutoZone

"In a complex world, we often complicate things more thannecessary and forget that the goal is to do the right things aswell as possible. This book is a terrific primer on identifying theright things and getting on with them."
John Durrett, Managing Director, McKinsey and Co., Inc.,West Coast

"A powerful and thought-provoking book filled with sound advicethat would help the young or the experienced executive understandthe importance of management and leadership skills. I wish that Ihad a book like Simple Solutions to guide me through thetransition from athlete to executive."
Jerry West, President of Basketball Operations, MemphisGrizzlies

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FedEx's success is well known; but less well known is the company'sunique and uniquely effective brand of leadership and how it hashelped them get to the top of the business world. SimpleSolutions offers an inside look at FedEx's special brand ofcutting-edge leadership through the eyes of one of its topexecutives.

Written by Tom Schmitt, a longtime FedEx executive, andinternationally renowned management attorney and community leaderArnold Perl, Simple Solutions explains how their style ofleadership combines tried-and-true tactics that really work withnew leadership metrics that are highly effective in today'shigh-performance benchmark company. Underlying the FedEx style isthe concept of simplicity. The fast-changing and competitive worldof business can look exceedingly complex. But SimpleSolutions reveals how even the most complex problem can bebroken down into simple components and solved using the right toolsand the right amount of leadership passion.

Great leadership, as revealed here, is both highly practical anddeeply inspirational because it mixes logical leadership skillswith creativity and personality. Schmitt and Perl include realadvice from effective leaders and real case studies that reveal theins and outs of truly effective corporate leadership. You'll findexpert guidance and real-world insight on making collaborationwork, pursuing breakthrough goals, tailoring leadership styles tofit team needs, assembling great teams, and inspiring your peopleto ever higher levels of success.

But this is much more than a guide to leadership theory; notonly does Simple Solutions reveal that the art of greatleadership can be learned, it also teaches you that art. You'lllearn how to take complex business ideas and turn them into simplesolutions and how to apply those solutions to your ownorganization. You'll see how the heart of quality leadership is theability to boil things down to their essence, see issues in theirsimplest forms, and find the simplest answers to problems.

When it comes to leadership, simple is better. If you'researching for answers in the maze of big business, try theseSimple Solutions.

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