What Really Works
There's no shortage of advice out there on how to perform better, and better than others, at work. The problem is knowing which methods are actually proven to work--and how you should act on them to get the best results.
In 8 Steps to High Performance, talent expert and bestselling author Marc Effron cuts through the noise with his signature “science-based simplicity” approach to identify what matters most and show you how to optimally apply your time and effort to boost your performance. It turns out that higher performance comes from doing many things well--but some of those things are not in your power to change. Effron reveals the eight key factors you do control and practical steps for improving yourself on each one. You’ll learn:How to set goals that create higher performanceWhich behaviors predict higher performance in different situationsHow to quickly develop the most important capabilitiesWho to connect with and whyHow to understand and adapt to your company's strategyWhy you sometimes shouldn’t be the “genuine” youHow to best manage your body to sustain your performanceHow to avoid management fads that distract you from high performance
Research-based, practical, and filled with self-assessments, tools, and templates to support your performance goals at work, this short, powerful book will help you and anyone on your team deliver outstanding results.