"Just give me the tools I need to run a great business."
Driving Great Results will help any entrepreneur or manager become more effective at their most important responsibility-running their business. This easy-to-follow handbook provides 19 practical and immediately applicable tools to help you:
Determine what's most important to you and your business
Prioritize and make better decisions
Identify and drive the projects worth pursuing
Identify the 3 types of communication and how to deliver the right message
Interview, hire, and empower the right people
Running a business is tough, but incredibly rewarding. Driving Great Results addresses the frustration around the core elements of running your business. Don't reinvent the wheel for tools that have already been proven. Spend your time on the things which really matter: your people, customer satisfaction, market and product differentiation, and doing the things you love to do!...
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
LUKE SHEPPARD is the principal of Sheppard & Company, a consultancy he founded to help entrepreneurs and manages drive results through simplicity. Prior to starting his own business, Luke spent 20 years with John Deere, in engineering, operations, general management, and executive leadership roles in the United States and Canada.
Luke holds a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin, a master's degree in Systems Engineering from Iowa State University, and an Executive MBA from the University of Iowa.
“This is a great guide to producing real results with practical advice for business leaders.” — Brian P. McGuire, President & CEO, Association of Equipment Distributors
“A masterful book destined to improve your entrepreneurial best practices.” — Dan Pontefract, leadership strategist and best-selling author of Lead. Care. Win. and Open to Think.
"Luke’s practical & proven approach to leadership provided the foundational tools needed for our teams to drive measurable and sustainable results. Driving Great Results is more than a leadership book, it’s a working tool that both experienced and aspiring leaders will value immensely. " — Chris Holmes, CEO (Retired) Nortrax, a John Deere Company