Be A Shortcut: The Secret Fast Track to Business Success

Be A Shortcut: The Secret Fast Track to Business Success

by Scott G. Halford

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Shortcut is the new catchphrase that identifies high-quality, influence and value in employees and executives. Be A Shortcut is a business book that provides new frameworks and tactics to help a broad range of individuals become the professionals their company can't live without. The book shows you how to actually become a Shortcut using Halford's proven, Shortcut success formula. You'll gain more influence, become more valuable, get promoted faster, find better customers, get better raises - no matter what you do. Shortcut is a way of thinking, a way of doing, a way of being - and when you commit yourself to it, you'll write your own ticket to wherever you want to go.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780470475522
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 12/22/2008
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 272
File size: 582 KB

About the Author

Scott G. Halford is a speaker, consultant, and expert in emotional intelligence and professional mastery. He is the owner of Complete Intelligence, LLC, a consultancy with clients such as Molson Coors, Medtronic, Microsoft, and Ingersoll Rand.

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Table of Contents




Shortcut Quiz.

Part One: The Know-Why.

Back-Road Basics.

If You're Not a Shortcut You're Taking Up Too Much Space.

Are You a Shortcut or Bottleneck?

Determining Your Value.

Anatomy of a Bottleneck.

Shortcuts Save Time.

Part Two: The Know-What.

Make It Easier, Make It Better, Make More Money.

The Shortcut of Efficiency (Easier).

Organize Your Info.

Unload the Overload.

Scoop It Up.

The Washed-Up Shortcut.

Raise Your Hand.

Get Some Screen Time.

Rule the Rules.

Become the Master.

Find the Flow.

Train Your Brain.

Incite Your Insights.

Throw Some Spice on the Grill.

Use the White Space.

Excel as a White Belt First.

Get Framed.

Be the Influencer.

Part Three: The Know-How.


The Care and Feeding of Your Shanti.


Emotional Intelligence.



Humor: The Secret Weapon of Shortcuts Everywhere.

“Yes”: Why It's Usually the Right Answer.






Part Four: The Shortcut as a Company.

Shortcuts Transform.

Shortcut Paradise.

Shortcuts Here, There and Everywhere.

Shortcuts Remember When…

Part Five: The Long and Shortcut of It.

The Lessons of the Shortcut Have Always Been There.


Appendix: Shortcut Quiz Answers.



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