The One Thing You Need To Know
- Richard M. Kovacevich, chairman president and CEO Wells Fargo and Company
"Marcus Buckingham has a keen sense of what it takes to excel, and he backs his insights with an impressive body of in-depth interviews and research. This is an important book for anybody who aspires to effective leadership, managing, or any kind of enduring individual achievement."
- Robert L. Nardelli, Robert L. Nardelli Chairman President & CEO The Home Depot Inc.
"Given the tremendous complexities of today's business environment and consumer expectations, Marcus Buckingham is able to deliver a clear path of understanding to the simple truths at the heart of managing and leading. The 'one thing' I find invaluable about this book is its unique, challenging examples about how to stay laser focused on operational excellence."
- Tom Peters, Management thinkers
"As I read The One Thing You Need to Know, for the first time I had the urge to compare someone -- Marcus Buckingham -- to Peter Drucker. Buckingham performs the most magical of acts: He speaks with surpassing common sense, yet reaches profoundly uncommon conclusions. This is a wise -- and radical -- book; a true gem worth savoring."
- Denny Clements, group vice president and general manager Lexus U.S.
"Buckingham is a superb writer and speaker who can make complex ideas crystal clear, cut through to the core insight, and reveal its crucial importance. He has been an inspiration to all of us at Lexus."
"Marcus Buckingham's single-principle guide is an engaging look at what successful Walgreens managers, fast-food VPs, and Kalahari bushmen have in common."
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