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Your Next Five Moves: by Patrick Bet-David

Whether you feel like you’ve hit a wall, lost your fire, or are looking for innovative strategies to take your business to the next level, Your Next Five Moves has the answers.
You will gain:
CLARITY on what you want and who you want to be.
STRATEGY to help you reason in the war room and the board room.
GROWTH TACTICS for good times and bad.
SKILLS for building the right team based on strong values.
INSIGHT on power plays and the art of applying leverage

Ten business books you should read in 2023:

Scaling Up: How a Few Companies Make It…and Why the Rest Don’t by Verne Harnish: Scaling Up has become the standard for scaling any for-purpose or for-profit organization, and focuses on the four major decisions every company must get right: People, Strategy, Execution and Cash.

Scaling up Compensation: 5 Design Principles for Turning Your Largest Expense into a Strategic Advantage by Verne Harnish: How you compensate people is one of the most important strategic decisions your company will make – but few “get it right and out of sight.” Nail it and you can add hundreds of percentage points to the bottom line while driving up the energy in the organization.

Strategy-in-Action – Marrying Planning, People and Performance by  Thomas D. Zweifel and Edward J. Borey: In times of crisis, alignment on a shared strategy is even more crucial, and more elusive. Frustrated by organizational silos, fragmentation or resistance to change? The award-winning Strategy-In-Action shows how companies ended the long-standing divorce between planners and implementers.

The Ideal Team Player – How to Recognize and Cultivate The Three Essential Virtues by Patrick Lencioni: Lencioni presents a practical framework and actionable tools for identifying, hiring, and developing ideal team players.

Mindset – The New Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck: People with a fixed mindset—those who believe that abilities are fixed—are less likely to flourish than those with a growth mindset—those who believe that abilities can be developed.

Your Next Five Moves – Master the Art of Business Strategy by Patrick Bet-David: Both successful entrepreneurs and chess grandmasters have the vision to look at the pieces in front of them and anticipate their next five moves.

The One Thing – The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results by Gary Keller: How singular focus accelerates results.

Multipliers – How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter by Liz Wiseman: On the other side of the spectrum are leaders who use their intelligence to amplify the smarts and capabilities of the people around them. When these leaders walk into a room, light bulbs go off over people’s heads; ideas flow and problems get solved.

The Toyota Way to Lean Leadership by Jeffrey Liker and Gary Convis: Learn how executives and senior managers get employees to refocus their efforts from simply performing their daily responsibilities to continuously improving in collaboration across the entire organization.

The Frictionless Organization – Deliver Great Customer Experiences with Less Effort by Bill Price and David Jaffe: The approach provides a radically different way for any organization to focus on the customer experience. It explains how to look at all customer interactions as potential opportunities for improvement.