A breakthrough guide to the real lessons of business
Have you ever noticed that individuals of brilliance often fall short of their true potential? Great ideas, concepts and initiatives seldom break through the sea of business mediocrity. As a senior international leader with over 30 years corporate experience, Hamish Thomson has discovered that true transformation and breakthrough comes from personal insight — derived not from intellect or technical mastery, but from experience and observation of real-life occurrences.
It’s Not Always Right to Be Right offers unique business and leadership insights, teachable models, and practical advice on what one needs to do differently to achieve desired results. Writing in a casual, autobiographical style, Hamish shares the key experiences and hard-won lessons that enabled him to drive significant change when all the right ways of doing things didn’t work. Packed with fascinating true-to-life stories and powerful, often counterintuitive lessons, this invaluable guide:
- Distills a lifetime of business wisdom into a single volume
- Offers honest business and leadership lessons drawn from a long and successful corporate career
- Features learning messages, practical steps, and shareable strategic models and frameworks to help you make a tangible difference where it counts
- Provides strategic models that can be used to frame discussions and drive change in individuals, teams, and entire organizations
Table of contents
- Title Page
- Purpose: What’s in it for You?
- Introduction: Good, but not Great
- Chapter 1: Law, Logic and Relationships
- Chapter 2: Drains and Radiators
- Chapter 3: The Man Who Used to Smile
- Chapter 4: Results Are Nice but Awards Matter
- Chapter 5: It's Not Always Right to be Right
- Chapter 6: Noticed, Remembered, Understood
- Chapter 7: Ever Heard of Harry Redknapp?
- Chapter 8: Bad Bosses Are Great Bosses
- Chapter 9: The 3 A’s (and one critical E)
- Chapter 10: It Only Hurts When You Write the Cheque
- Chapter 11: Get a Life
- Chapter 12: What Would Margaret Thatcher say?
- Chapter 13: Bring On the Grilling
- Chapter 14: The Hardest Part of a Decision
- Chapter 15: Culture Doesn't Matter
- Chapter 16: Constant Dissatisfaction
- Chapter 17: The Authentic You
- Chapter 18: Who Is Writing Your Agenda?
- Close: If Not You, Who?
- End User License Agreement
- Title: It's Not Always Right to Be Right
- Release date: March 2021
- Publisher(s): Wiley
- ISBN: 9780730389071
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