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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 Instances finest sellerA memoir of management and success: The chief 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 convey 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 tough time. Competitors was extra intense than ever, and know-how 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 know-how as a substitute of combating it, and suppose greater – suppose world – and switch Disney right into a stronger model in worldwide markets.Fourteen years later, Disney is the biggest, most admired media firm on the planet, counting Pixar, Marvel, Lucasfilm, and twenty first Century Fox amongst its properties. Its worth is sort of 5 occasions what it was when Iger took over, and he’s acknowledged as one of the vital modern and profitable CEOs of our period.In The Trip of a Lifetime, Robert Iger shares the teachings he discovered whereas working Disney and main its 220,000-plus staff, and he explores the rules which can be crucial for true management, together with:Optimism. Even within the face of issue, an optimistic chief will discover the trail towards the very best end result and concentrate on that, somewhat than give in to pessimism and blaming.Braveness. Leaders need to be keen to take dangers and place large bets. Worry of failure destroys creativity.Decisiveness. All selections, irrespective of how tough, might be made on a well timed foundation. Indecisiveness is each wasteful and damaging to morale.Equity. Deal with individuals 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 method that has turn out to be the bedrock of each mission and partnership Iger pursues, from a deep friendship with Steve Jobs in his remaining 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 desirous to really feel much less fearful, extra confidently themselves, as they navigate their skilled and even private lives.”