8 Steps to High Performance: Focus on What You Can Change (Ignore the Rest)


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$32.00  $29.76
Harvard Business Review Press
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6.4 X 1.0 X 9.3 inches | 1.0 pounds
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About the Author

Marc Effron is the founder and President of the Talent Strategy Group where he leads the firm's global consulting, education, executive search, and publishing businesses. He advises the world's premier organizations on how to build high-performing talent. Marc founded and publishes Talent Quarterly magazine and is coauthor of the bestselling book, One Page Talent Management (Harvard Business Review Press).

Author's Social Media: @the8steps, the8steps.com, talentstrategygroup.com


"[T]he clarity of focus on individual improvement in 8 Steps to High Performance can help inform coaching and mentoring strategies for new and aspiring leaders." -- School Administrator (AASA, American Association of School Administrators)

Advance Praise for 8 Steps to High Performance

Sean Connolly, President and CEO, Conagra Brands--
"8 Steps to High Performance provides the advice, encouragement, and straight talk to put you on a proven path to higher performance."

Santrupt Misra, CEO, Carbon Black and Director, Global HR, Aditya Birla Group--
"Marc Effron has effortlessly fused insights derived through consulting, research, and observation into this book. I wish I had access to such a book early in my career! The best part is the ease with which he delivers these concepts and practical ideas to the reader--that is his high performance!"

Tim Richmond, Senior Vice President, Human Resources, AbbVie Inc.--
"Effron has a knack for seeing the big picture and explaining it as a series of concise scientific concepts, and this is what he achieves in 8 Steps to High Performance. Effron excels at simplifying what can seem daunting to help readers focus on practical ways to improve performance."

Robert Hogan, PhD, President, Hogan Assessment Systems--
"Marc Effron's compact guide to career enhancement stands out for three reasons. First, he knows what he's talking about; Effron is a highly skilled manager and consultant who draws on a vast range of personal experience to justify his recommendations. Second, the book is briskly written, utterly accessible, and loaded with common sense. But third and most important, his recommendations are based on an extensive reading of the empirical literature; this is data-based feedback at its best."

Melanie Steinbach, Vice President and Chief Talent Officer, McDonald's--
"8 Steps to High Performance follows a simple method that Effron delivered so effectively in One Page Talent Management start with the science, keep it simple, and make it practical. This book's clear messages--about what to do and what not to do--make it a must-read for anyone who wants to perform better at work, regardless of level or age."