Small Giants: Companies That Choose to Be Great Instead of Big, 10th-Anniversary Edition Audiobook, by Bo Burlingham Play Audiobook Sample

Small Giants: Companies That Choose to Be Great Instead of Big, 10th-Anniversary Edition Audiobook

Small Giants: Companies That Choose to Be Great Instead of Big, 10th-Anniversary Edition Audiobook, by Bo Burlingham Play Audiobook Sample
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Read By: Lloyd James Publisher: Ascent Audio Listen Time: at 1.0x Speed 7.17 hours at 1.5x Speed 5.38 hours at 2.0x Speed Series: The Your Coach in a Box Series Release Date: November 2017 Format: Unabridged Audiobook ISBN: 9781469065687

Quick Stats About this Audiobook

Total Audiobook Chapters:

13

Longest Chapter Length:

65:54 minutes

Shortest Chapter Length:

29:15 minutes

Average Chapter Length:

49:37 minutes

Audiobooks by this Author:

3

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Publisher Description

How maverick companies have passed up the growth treadmill — and focused on greatness instead. It’s an axiom of business that great companies grow their revenues and profits year after year. Yet quietly, under the radar, a small number of companies have rejected the pressure of endless growth to focus on more satisfying business goals. Goals like being great at what they do, creating a great place to work, providing great customer service, making great contributions to their communities, and finding great ways to lead their lives. In Small Giants, veteran journalist Bo Burlingham takes us deep inside fourteen remarkable companies that have chosen to march to their own drummer. They include Anchor Brewing, the original microbrewer; CitiStorage Inc., the premier independent records-storage business; Clif Bar & Co., maker of organic energy bars and other nutrition foods; Righteous Babe Records, the record company founded by singer-songwriter Ani DiFranco; Union Square Hospitality Group, the company of restaurateur Danny Meyer; and Zingerman’s Community of Businesses, including the world-famous Zingerman’s Deli of Ann Arbor. Burlingham shows how the leaders of these small giants recognized the full range of choices they had about the type of company they could create. And he shows how we can all benefit by questioning the usual definitions of business success. In his new afterward, Burlingham reflects on the similarities and learning lessons from the small giants he covers in the audiobook.

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  • Overall Performance: 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Narration Rating: 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Story Rating: 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5

    — AC Broker, 1/18/2018

About Bo Burlingham

Bo Burlingham is Inc.’s editor-at-large. He is the coauthor of The Great Game of Business, A Stake in the Outcome, and The Knack, and the author of Small Giants.

About Lloyd James

Lloyd James (a.k.a. Sean Pratt) has been narrating since 1996 and has recorded over six hundred audiobooks. He is a seven-time winner of the AudioFile Earphones Award and has twice been a finalist for the prestigious Audie Award. His critically acclaimed performances include Elvis in the Morning by William F. Buckley Jr. and Searching for Bobby Fischer by Fred Waitzkin, among others.