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Free Book: Getting Results the Agile Way

Free Book: Getting Results the Agile Way

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Just in time for the holidays … a free book for you today.  You can get your free book, Getting Results the Agile Way, for free on the Kindle:

Getting Results the Agile Way: A Personal Results System for Work and Life

As the sub-title implies, it’s more than a book.  It’s a system you can use to get “Agile for Life.”

It’s ultimately a simple system for meaningful results.  It helps you respond to change, and actually thrive on change.  It helps you live your values at work, while playing to your strengths.  It helps you find your competitive advantage in doing things better, faster, cheaper.  It’s a time management system that focuses on value and effectiveness.

It helps you get the system on your side.

Leaders are using it to build high-performance teams and improve work-life balance.  Consulting companies are using it to inspire better results.  Businesses are using it to transform what they’re capable of.  Many individuals are using it to take their personal development to a whole nother level.

Using The Rule of 3, you focus on three wins:  Three wins for the day, the week, the month, and the year.   This instantly gets you focused on value, not volume, and on outcome, not activities.

Best of all – it helps you tell and sell your story in a simple way.   When you start thinking in wins, you not only find the short-cuts, you amplify your impact.

If you have a habit you want to change, you can use 30 Day Improvement Sprints to build or break a habit.  You can also use 30 Day Improvement Sprints to help you learn a new topic or master a new skill or complete a project you’ve had on your someday, maybe list.  For example, I’ve used 30 Day Improvement Sprints for everything from learning Windows Azure to roller blading more than 20 miles a day.

Perhaps the most powerful thing I use from Getting Results the Agile Way is the idea of Power Hours and Creative Hours.  The same work that used to take me 40 hours or more, I can now do in four hours or less – a 10X improvement.   By identifying my most productive hours during the week and by focusing on my strengths, I get exponential results.   I’ve even been able to use this approach for teams to amplify results by using the best hours of the day for heavy lifting and for creative insights.  It’s helped lead to many innovative breakthroughs and drive inspired action.

If you’ve lost your mojo or want to get your game on or find your next breakthrough, check out my free book (today only):

Getting Results the Agile Way: A Personal Results System for Work and Life

As one of my mentors always said, “If it’s free, it’s for me.”

This is my single best way to help you make the most of what you’ve got, and put it all together in a simple system that you can practice daily and get better at with time.  You get time on your side, and it’s a continuous learning system, so your results will get better and better.

If you don’t need to improve your results, maybe you know somebody who does.  Be sure to share it with them, and keep spreading the mantra:

“Think in Three Wins”

Best wishes on getting results.

Enjoy and happy holidays,

JD

  • Was this book free only  on Dec 21?

  • Was this book free only  on Dec 21?

  • Yes it was only free on the 21st so it was a gimmick to get attention to his book. As he had to know only a few individuals would be reading the blogs because its fricking christmas!

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