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- FOUR SECONDS : All The Time You Need To Replace Counter-Productive Habits With Ones That Really Work - REVISED & UPDATED
Peter Bregman, author of the Wall Street Journal bestseller 18 Minutes, offers strategies to replace energy-wasting, counter-productive habits that commonly derail us with truly effective ones.
The things we want most—peace of mind, fulfilling relationships, to do well at work—are surprisingly straightforward to realize. But too often our best efforts to attain them are built on destructive habits that sabotage us. In Four Seconds, Peter Bregman shows us how to replace negative patterns with energy boosting and productive behaviors. To thrive in our fast-paced world all it takes is to pause for as few as four seconds—the length of a deep breath—allowing us to make intentional and tactical choices that lead to better outcomes.
Four Seconds reveals:
- Why listening—not arguing—is the best strategy for changing someone’s mind
- Why setting goals can actually harm performance
- How to use strategic disengagement to recover focus and willpower
- How taking responsibility for someone else’s failure can actually help your team
Practical and insightful, Four Seconds provides simple solutions to create the results you want without the stress.ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Peter Bregman is the CEO of Bregman Partners, Inc., a firm which advises, coaches, and develops leaders at all levels to take powerful and ambitious actions to achieve the things that are most important to them and their organizations. His most recent book is Four Seconds: All the Time You Need to Replace Counter-Produtive Habits With Ones That Really Work. His previous book was the Wall Street Journal best seller 18 Minutes: Find Your Focus, Master Distraction, and Get the Right Things Done, winner of the Gold medal from the Axiom Business Book awards, named the best business book of the year on NPR, and selected by Publisher's Weekly and the New York Post as a top 10 business book. He is also the author of Point B: A Short Guide to Leading a Big Change and contributor to five other books. Featured on PBS, ABC and CNN, Peter's articles and commentary appear frequently in Harvard Business Review, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, Fast Company, Psychology Today, Forbes, The Financial Times, CNN, NPR, and FOX Business News. Peter began his career teaching leadership on wilderness and mountaineering expeditions and then moved into the consulting field with the Hay Group and Accenture, before starting Bregman Partners in 1998. Peter has advised CEOs and senior leaders in many of the world's premier organizations, including Allianz, American Express, Brunswick Group, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Deutsche Bank, JPMorgan Chase, FEI, GE Capital, Merck, Clear Channel, Nike, UNICEF, and many others. Peter bases his work on the notion that everyone-no matter their job or level--has the opportunity to lead. Unfortunately, most don't. There is a massive difference between what we know about leadership and what we do as leaders. What makes leadership hard isn't theoretical, it's practical. It's not about knowing what to say or do. It's about whether you're willing to experience the discomfort, risk and uncertainty of saying or doing it.
SKU Code PRK B 3780 Weight in Kg 0.0700 Brand Bookwomb Dispatch Period in Days 3 ISBN No. 9780062372420 Author Name Peter Bregman Publisher Name HarperOne