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Stop Whining--and Start Winning by Frank Pacetta, Roger Gittines

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CHAPTER THREE

Deploying the High Five—Simplicity, Preparation, Perfection, Pride, and People

And “productivity” makes for the slick six. “Profit” gives us the magnificent seven. There are so many important P-words. Process? No, put that one back in the box, we’ll get to it later—much later. Let’s do the high five, plus productivity.

Productivity is sort of a downer after all the excitement in chapter 2, isn’t it? Jacobs Field, Al Bird, Joey, and the need for building sincerity. I deliberately took you for a spin in the people-ology hot rod to give you a feel for what it’s like and what you can do with it when you’re behind the wheel. Now I’m going to shift gears.

So, here we are facing a blob called “productivity.”

One of the dirty secrets ...

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