How to spot employees' true game-changing character traits for creating a winning culture Contrary to most conventional management wisdom, The 7 Non-Negotiables of Winning looks beyond employee skills and background and to identify the true game-changing character traits for creating a winning culture. Based on the author's methodology for what abilities drive decisions and actions within his own company, The 7 Non-Negotiables of Winning details how respect, belief, loyalty, commitment, trust, courage, and gratitude play an integral part to multiple key business outcomes. * Provides illuminating stories and skill-building exercises to increase individual and group strength in each of the traits * Author David Williams is CEO of Fishbowl provider of Fishbowl Inventory, the leading inventory management and asset tracking solutions for SMBs serving businesses globally When these seven core traits become the standard within any company, employees become inspired to flourish and companies sail over business hurdles to achieve record growth.
DAVID K. WILLIAMS is CEO of Fishbowl, the leading provider of inventory management software, Fishbowl Inventory, and asset tracking solutions serving more than 10,000 companies worldwide. He was honored as one of vSpring Capital's Top 100 Venture Capital Entrepreneurs in 2011 and 2012. As former CEO of Franklin Quest Canada, and then Managing Director at the Covey Leadership Center, Williams is an established authority at industry events who often presents public workshops at Chambers of Commerce and University MBA classes. He is a recognized media personality reaching several hundred thousand entrepreneurs through his columns and feature articles for Harvard Business Review online and the Entrepreneur's Channel on Forbes.com, frequently achieving most read and most commented status.
Foreword Brad Smith xiii Preface xv Acknowledgments xix Introduction 1 Chapter 1 Respect 17 Chapter 2 Belief 35 Chapter 3 Trust 55 Chapter 4 Loyalty 63 Chapter 5 Commitment 81 Chapter 6 Courage 101 Chapter 7 Gratitude 123 Chapter 8 Tying It All Together 137 Chapter 9 Creating a Lasting Legacy 157 Closing Thoughts: Where Do We Grow from Here? 165 About the Author 171 Index 173