Top Performance: How to Develop Excellence in Yourself and Others

Top Performance: How to Develop Excellence in Yourself and Others

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In this new edition of the classic book, you'll learn how to get the most out of yourself and others by developing people management skills. You will also be introduced to the qualities needed for good leadership and specific solutions for overcoming and correcting poor management practices. Rich with anecdotes and vivid illustrations, Top Performance provides specialized instruction for improving relationships with supervisors, coworkers, and subordinates to achieve maximum effectiveness in any profession. This new edition includes three new chapters and a new foreword by Tom Ziglar.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780800736842
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 09/17/2019
Edition description: Revised and Updated Edition
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Zig Ziglar (1926-2012) was the bestselling author of many books on personal growth, leadership, sales, faith, and success, and a speaker who worked with clients and corporations of all sizes, from Fortune 500 companies to churches, schools, and nonprofit associations.

Table of Contents

Foreword 9

Preface 11

Introduction 15

Part 1 The Art of Top Performance

1 Building a Foundation 21

2 Choosing to Be a Top Performer 25

3 Causing Others to Want Your Leadership 37

4 Look for the Good 48

5 Expect the Best 67

6 "Wait for Me, I'm Your Leader!" 79

7 On Great Leadership 92

8 "People Just Don't Care…" 98

9 The Five P's of a Top Performing Business 101

Part 2 The Science of Top Performance

10 "But I Thought You Said …" 111

11 Recognizing, Rewarding, and Role Modeling for Top Performance 118

12 Getting to Know You … and Me Too! 130

13 Management Gems 141

Part 3 Motivating the Top Performer

14 The Ziglar Performance Formula 147

15 A Formula for Motivation 155

16 Why You Manage-Why They Follow 168

17 Managing Productivity 177

18 Education to Overcome Management Paralysis 187

19 The Secret to Management Motivation 194

20 It Takes Time 212

Epilogue: A Unique Opportunity 229

Acknowledgments 232

Notes 233

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