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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (142 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: David Rock Narrator: Pete Larkin Publisher: HarperCollins Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Improving the performance of your employees involves one of the hardest challenges in the known universe: changing the way they think. In constant demand as a coach, speaker, and consultant to companies around the world, David Rock has proven that the secret to leading people (and living and working with them) is found in the space between their ears. "If people are being paid to think," he writes, "isn't it time the business world found out what the thing doing the work, the brain, is all about?" Supported by the latest groundbreaking research, Quiet Leadership provides a brain-based approach that will help busy leaders, executives, and managers improve their own and their colleagues' performance. Rock offers a practical, six-step guide to making permanent workplace performance change by unleashing higher productivity, new levels of morale, and greater job satisfaction.

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Quotes & Awards

  • Quiet Leadership will help you improve other people’s thinking, which is the best place to begin improving performance.”

    Marshall Goldsmith, New York Times bestselling author

  • “Rock actually grounds his ideas in dynamic discoveries about how the human brain works…Rock suggests that it’s far more effective to build new neural pathways to learn new habits than to deconstruct old ones…This highly practical guide includes exercises for each major concept introduced, giving readers a chance to practice what they’ve learned.”

    Library Journal

  • “An inspiring, clear, step-by-step approach to changing people, rather than processes. Focused on the needs of the next generation, Quiet Leadership will help leaders bring about enlightened, high-performance organizations.”

    Elisa Mallis, human performance consultant, Accenture, London

  • “A comprehensive set of conversational tools that support leaders in having powerful, results-oriented conversations with their employees around change, performance, and career development. I have a new ‘map’ on how to best support the development of coaching skills in our organization.”

    Colette Dempster, Coaching and Mentoring program manager, EDS Global Learning and Development Program

Listener Opinions

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Melissa | 10/19/2013

    " About half way through, and though I'm enjoying it, really mentally need something lighter right now. Just finished school and this book feels too much like more school work. Will definitely try again later, as I think the author has some good insights into how to coach versus manage staff. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Ann Oliveri | 9/13/2013

    " David Rock is a rock star in the world of coaching and this book is one of the best resources for coaches and those coaching themselves. The clarity of the writing and memorable structure brings the structure of coaching to life. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Susan L. Greig | 9/10/2013

    " Ok book. Not one of my favorites. Some well-worn thoughts but nothing jumped out at me as new. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Shoshanna | 7/15/2013

    " This is a great book for anyone who want to help people think! I read it through once, then did the exercises on a weekly basis. this really helped me to ingrain the steps and thinking. "

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