Moving the Needle (Hardcover)

Get Clear, Get Free, and Get Going in Your Career, Business, and Life!

By Joe Sweeney, Mike Yorkey

Wiley, 9781118944080, 256pp.

Publication Date: November 17, 2014

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A detailed system that will help you achieve your professionaland personal goals

Moving the Needle provides both the "kick in the pants"and the game plan many of us need to break out of the rut and getmoving to achieve our goals. CEOs, vice presidents, professionals, military personnel, and even college students frequently expressfrustration at the entrenched status quo, in which initiatingprogress feels like moving mountains. This book lights a pathtoward continual improvement, helping readers first find adirection, then make the key transitions that jumpstart forwardprogress. This highly practical guide outlines a change processthat can be applied to professional or personal goals, givingreaders a concrete plan for making big things happen. Rather thanblindly shooting for the moon, readers will formulate a solid, systematic, actionable plan that can only result in progress.

In today's tenuous business climate, employers and employeesalike can be glued to the ground, unsure of the path they shouldtake, or whether they have the freedom to move forward. Movingthe Needle helps readers clarify their current position, identify their optimum position, and formulate a workable strategyfor getting from here to there.

  • Find what "moving forward" means for your career and life
  • Shake off the doldrums of routine and establish a culture ofinnovation
  • Improve performance on a consistent basis, at every level
  • Break the inertia and get moving in the right direction

Stagnation is diametrically opposed to progress. Moving forwardrequires a vision, a plan, and the impetus to get things done.Those who sense that big things can happen need to get clear, getfree, and start Moving the Needle.

About the Author

JOE SWEENEY is the New York Times bestsellingauthor of Networking Is a Contact Sport. Over the course ofhis 30-year career, Joe has built successful businesses bycombining his love of business and his passion for sports.MIKE YORKEY collaborated with Joe Sweeney onNetworking Is a Contact Sport. In addition, he is the authoror coauthor of more than 85 books with over 2 million total copiesin print.A portion of the proceeds of this book will be donated to theNavy SEAL Foundation and the transitional programs theysupport.