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Author: Keith Ferrazzi, Noel Weyrich Narrator: Keith Ferrazzi, George Newbern Publisher: Random House Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: May 2020 ISBN: 9780593149805
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The #1 New York Times bestselling author of Never Eat Alone redefines collaboration with a radical new workplace operating system in which leadership no longer demands an office, an official title, or even a physical workplace.   “An actionable methodology for any team to thrive during the decade of exponential change ahead.”—Peter H. Diamandis, founder of XPRIZE and Singularity University, bestselling co-author of Abundance, Bold, and The Future Is Faster Than You Think In times of stress, we have a choice: we can retreat further into our isolated silos, or we can commit to “going higher together.”    When external pressures are mounting, and employees are working from far-flung locations across the globe, says bestselling author Keith Ferrazzi, we can no longer afford to waste time navigating the complex chains of command or bureaucratic bottlenecks present in most companies. But when we choose the bold new methodology of co-elevation as our operating model, we unlock the potential to boost productivity, deepen commitment and engagement, and create a level of trust, mutual accountability, and purpose that exceeds what could have been accomplished under the status quo.   And you don’t need any formal authority to do it. You simply have to marshal a commitment to a shared mission and care about the success and development of others as much as you care about your own. Regardless of your title, position, or where or how you work, the ability to lead without authority is an essential workplace competency. Here, Ferrazzi draws on over a decade of research and over thirty years helping CEOs and senior leaders drive innovation and build high-performing teams to show how we can all turn our colleagues and partners into teammates and truly reboot the way we work together. Download and start listening now!

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Quotes & Awards

  • Leading Without Authority is the must-read guidebook for radical transformation. Keith Ferrazzi’s concept of co-elevation provides an actionable methodology for any team to thrive during the decade of exponential change ahead. Peter H. Diamandis, founder of XPRIZE and Singularity University, bestselling co-author of Abundance, Bold, and The Future Is Faster Than You Think
  • Ferrazzi is breaking new ground in defining what leadership can mean in the emerging world of work. He shows that humility, curiosity, and candor can serve as the connective tissue binding us to our mission, to one another, and to a sense of purpose larger than ourselves. Arianna Huffington, founder and CEO of Thrive Global
  • I’m excited to bring ‘co-elevation’ (as a new word, as a new book, and as a concept) to Zappos to help bring our culture and our business to the next level. Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos, New York Times bestselling author of Delivering Happiness
  • Ferrazzi brilliantly shows how building mutually beneficial partnerships marks the future of all work, and demonstrates how anyone can lead if they’re willing to make themselves vulnerable and put the project mission and their partners first, turf and hierarchy last. Kristin Yetto, chief people officer at eBay
  • A brilliant, unique approach to building relationship capital by creating trusting and lasting human connection, not merely digital contact—inside and outside your company. Peter Guber, co-owner of the Golden State Warriors, Los Angeles Dodgers, and Los Angeles FC
  • A masterful guide to thriving in today’s very weird workplace . . . Get this right, and it doesn’t matter that the business world is roiled by change and disruption. Dave Asprey, founder of Bulletproof, New York Times bestselling author of The Bulletproof Diet
  • Ferrazzi has gone into the trenches to figure out what it really takes to empower people and make teams more than the sum of their parts. This book will be a staple in every leader’s library. Adam Grant, host of the TED podcast WorkLife, New York Times bestselling author of Give and Take and Originals

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About the Author

Keith Ferrazzi is founder and CEO of the training and consulting company Ferrazzi Greenlight and a contributor to Inc., the Wall Street Journal, and Harvard Business Review. Earlier in his career, he was CMO of Deloitte Consulting and Starwood Hotels and Resorts and CEO of YaYa Media. He lives in Los Angeles.

About the Narrator

George Newbern is an Earphones Award–winning narrator and a television and film actor best known for his roles as Brian MacKenzie in Father of the Bride and Father of the Bride Part II, as well as Danny in Friends. As a voice actor, he is notable for his role as Superman on the Cartoon Newtork series Static Shock, Justice League, and Justice League Unlimited. He has guest starred on many television series, including Scandal, The Mentalist, Private Practice, CSI: Miami, and Numb3rs. He holds a BA in theater arts from Northwestern University.