"Larry Winget hacks through the bad advice given in most business books. Some authors stroke your ego by reinforcing information you already know. Others get you lost in pages of boredom until you have no idea what the book is even about. Some authors exploit the hottest buzzword, without giving you any real idea how to do what must be done. The worst tell cute little parables with messages so trite that we should all be insulted. Here, Winget tells the unvarnished truth about the one key ingredient to success in business: Work! Your success is not up to your boss, your manager, your employees, or the economy. It's up to YOU. Business is never bad, people are just bad at being in business. If that makes you mad, this book is for you.--From publisher description."--From source other than the Library of CongressThe author presents a blunt assessment of what he finds wrong with today's companies, arguing that poor training, apathy, and substandard customer service is the fault of employees, in a guide that urges modern workers to become results-oriented.
New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestselling author Larry Wignet offers sharp, unapologetic—and invaluable—advice for succeeding in the work worldFor all those who are frustrated at work, who seem to have no luck in business, who are underappreciated at the office, who are uninspired by their daily tasks, who just aren’t finding the career success they desire, Larry Winget is ready to share his wisdom:It’s called work for a reason.It's time for a swift kick in the pants from The Pitbull of Personal Development®, Larry Winget. Studies say that we actually work only half the time we are on the job. So then whose fault is it when we don’t get the results we want? Stop making excuses for your lack of success and stop acting like someone owes you a living. Larry is here to ruffle your feathers and show you how to take responsibility for your results. Whether you punch a clock, own your own business, or manage other people, Larry's advice will work for you.Find out why: • Success is simple • Teamwork doesn't work • Our co-workers are really only "co-goers" • Results are everything • You don't have to love your job (but it helps!) Remember the work ethic of your parents and grandparents and make yourself worth more than you cost. That's the way to get ahead, and there's no big secret that will get you there quicker.