Praise for Decide
“Steve's approach is not only hugely engaging but its impact on motivation and productivity areis? immediate. His book is the next best thing to having Steve in the room. I highly recommend it!”
—Christina Harper Elgarresta, Managing Director, Accenture
“Decide delivers: If you’re struggling to lead not just manage, if you’re frustrated that your? very best results are just beyond reach, or if you’re simply at war with your calendar, Steve McClatchy’s new book is for you. Decide is a rare fresh take at some of the thorny problems that block our best work. But don’t just take my word for it. Get your own copy, and you’ll soon be ordering copies for your team as well.”
—Marshall Goldsmith - America's preeminent executive coach (Fast Company magazine)
“Decide puts personal power squarely where it belongs--in your hands. Follow Steve’s advice, and you’ll immediately see benefits that will change the way you plan, spend your time, and engage with others. To change your trajectory and start leading in all aspects of your life, all you have to do is DECIDE.”
—Mary Davis Holt Leadership coach, speaker and bestselling co-author of Break Your Own Rules
“I have worked with Steve and I can say firsthand, his approach has had a profound impact on every level of our organization. His approach is deeply insightful and tremendously impactful. I highly recommend Steve, his approach and this book!”
—Luc Robataille, President of Business Operations, Los Angeles Kings Hockey Club
"In Decide, Steve McClatchy shows us that we can accomplish amazing things by aligning what we want to achieve with how we spend our time. Regardless of the industry or level of the reader, real benefits will be accomplished from Steve’s advice – an immensely practical guide!
—Valerie Sutton, Director of Career Services, Harvard Graduate School of Education
“As the late Professor Randy Pausch said, ‘It's not how long you live, rather how well you live’ Decide shows how we can all live more meaningful, productive lives simply by practicing better decision-making. I invite you--and your team--to start regaining control over your time and efforts by reading this important book.”
—Navi Radjou Speaker, Advisor and Bestselling Author including Jugaad Innovation and From Smart To Wise
"World-class leadership is about making inspired and enlightened choices. With fresh stories and advice, McClatchy drills down to this idea by recommending daily habits that leaders at every level can use to their immediate benefit. DECIDE is a very worthy read on a critical subject."
—Douglas R. Conant, Chairman of Avon Products, Founder of Conant Leadership, and New York Times Bestselling Leadership Author, TouchPoints
"Your success as a leader is as good as your decisions. McClatchy shows you how to make the decisions everyday that will keep your business and you moving forward."
—Elizabeth Walker, Vice President, Global Talent Management, Campbell’s Soup Company
“If your intention is to gain from your life, and not just prevent the pain that often comes with it, then Decide is the book for you. Steve McClatchy reminds us that in order to achieve something of significance we have to focus on things that matter. His new book is full of the practical wisdom that will enable you to end burnout and bring balance to your life—and to find a path worthy of being followed. I absolutely recommend this book.”
—Jim Kouzes, coauthor of The Leadership Challenge and Executive Fellow of Leadership, Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University
What shapes a person's career and life, and defines them as a leader? Their decisions. We all want to be more productive and deliver our best results. But doing this effectivelyand consistently over timeis a significant challenge.
In Decide, author Steve McClatchywho works with Fortune 1000 people every day to help them achieve outstanding levels of performanceshows you how to cut through the complexities and excuses to start realizing real gains simply by changing one thing: the way you make decisions. Decide takes you on a journey that will ultimately lead you to changing three simple things: the way you prioritize, the way you plan, and the way you execute the plan. You will better understand how your current reality and quality of life is a direct result of the way you do these three simple things. You'll also learn how to:
- Make better decisions to get better results
- Get more done in less time
- End e-mail addiction and stay focused
- Keep a two-minute interruption to two minutes
- Use procrastination to your advantage
- Get organized so you spend less time looking for what you need
- Plan in order to save time and reduce stress
Decide cuts through all the excuses, justifications, and rationalizations for failing to achieve your goals. It offers a no-nonsense, practical, and enduring roadmap to manage decisions in a way that allows enough time for goals to be achieved. It also provides the skills, ideas, and strategies necessary to overcome the challenges and complexities involved with achieving goals. Discover how great decision-making habits can yield a lifetime of accomplishments.