9781595552815

Fired Up Or Burned Out

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    9781595552815

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    1595552812

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 3/24/2009
  • Publisher: THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS
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Summary

Research by the Gallup Organization suggests that fewer than three out of ten Americans are engaged in their jobs. Imagine the wasted human potential! In economic terms, disengaged workers cost our economy $250-$300 billion every year-and that's a conservative estimate. Motivational speeches and incentive programs can produce a short burst of enthusiasm or a spike in productivity. But a flameout almost always follows, then a return to the sorry status quo.

Author Biography

Michael Lee Stallard shows the three keys that can empower a leader to transform even a lethargic, disconnected organization into an impassioned, innovative, and thriving workplace. Practical and inspiring, Fired Up or Burned Out just might launch the revolution that corporate America needs. Starting with you.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. xiii
What Fires Us Up?
The Case for Connection at Workp. 2
The Science of Connectionp. 9
The Connection Culturep. 16
Connection and the Legendp. 24
Trouble in Times Squarep. 31
The Next Step in the Evolution of Organizationsp. 36
The Three Keys to Connecting Your Team and Lighting Their Fires: Vision, Value, and Voice
Inspire with Identityp. 44
Create Meaning in Your Organizationp. 51
Delete What Devaluesp. 62
Dial Up the Valuep. 75
Three Benefits of Knowledge Flowp. 82
Increase Flowp. 99
The Fire Starts with You: Become a Person of Character and Connection to Ignite the Team Around You
People Who Connectp. 110
The Journey to Connectionp. 116
Developing Character Strengths and Connectionp. 121
Learn from Twenty Great Leaders Over Twenty Days
Week 1
French Hero of the American Revolutionp. 132
Restoring the Gloryp. 135
The Shot Heard Around the Worldp. 138
Soldier of Peacep. 142
Hug Your Customers TMp. 147
Week 2
A Most Unlikely Turnaroundp. 151
Enlightened Monarch?p. 154
First in Their Heartsp. 157
Reconnecting a Nationp. 159
Connection to the Causep. 162
Week 3
Community Catalystp. 164
The Business of The Body Shopp. 166
More Than an Oraclep. 169
Ritz-Carlton Character and Culturep. 172
Peter Drucker's Kind of Leaderp. 176
Week 4
Dr. Fred's INNp. 179
Purpose-driven Pastorp. 182
Patriot Playbookp. 185
High-Five Momentsp. 188
Transforming the Culture of Kimp. 191
Conclusion: Build a Fire That Lastsp. 195
Questions to Assess Organizational Culture and Connectionp. 203
Notesp. 206
Acknowledgmentsp. 218
About the Authorsp. 221
Indexp. 223
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