Download Audiobook The Ride of a Lifetime: Lessons Learned from 15 Years as CEO of the Walt Disney Company by Robert Iger in English

The Ride of a Lifetime: Lessons Learned from 15 Years as CEO of the Walt Disney Company


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Quantity-one New York Occasions finest sellerA memoir of management and success: The manager chairman of Disney, Time’s 2019 businessperson of the yr, shares the concepts and values he embraced throughout his 15 years as CEO whereas reinventing one of many world’s most beloved firms and galvanizing the individuals who deliver the magic to life. Named one of many Finest Books of the 12 months by NPRRobert Iger turned CEO of The Walt Disney Firm in 2005, throughout a troublesome time. Competitors was extra intense than ever, and expertise was altering sooner than at any time within the firm’s historical past. His imaginative and prescient got here down to a few clear concepts: Recommit to the idea that high quality issues, embrace expertise as an alternative of combating it, and assume larger – assume international – and switch Disney right into a stronger model in worldwide markets.Fourteen years later, Disney is the biggest, most admired media firm on the earth, counting Pixar, Marvel, Lucasfilm, and twenty first Century Fox amongst its properties. Its worth is sort of 5 instances what it was when Iger took over, and he’s acknowledged as some of the modern and profitable CEOs of our period.In The Experience of a Lifetime, Robert Iger shares the teachings he discovered whereas operating Disney and main its 220,000-plus staff, and he explores the ideas which might be crucial for true management, together with:Optimism. Even within the face of issue, an optimistic chief will discover the trail towards the absolute best consequence and give attention to that, reasonably than give in to pessimism and blaming.Braveness. Leaders should be keen to take dangers and place huge bets. Worry of failure destroys creativity.Decisiveness. All choices, regardless of how troublesome, could be made on a well timed foundation. Indecisiveness is each wasteful and harmful to morale.Equity. Deal with folks decently, with empathy, and be accessible to them.This audiobook is concerning the relentless curiosity that has pushed Iger for 45 years, for the reason that day he began because the lowliest studio grunt at ABC. It’s additionally about thoughtfulness and respect, and a decency-over-dollars strategy that has change into the bedrock of each venture and partnership Iger pursues, from a deep friendship with Steve Jobs in his closing years to an abiding love of the Star Wars mythology.”The concepts on this ebook strike me as common”, Iger writes. “Not simply to the aspiring CEOs of the world, however to anybody eager to really feel much less fearful, extra confidently themselves, as they navigate their skilled and even private lives.”