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 Instances greatest sellerA memoir of management and success: The chief chairman of Disney, Time’s 2019 businessperson of the 12 months, 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 Greatest Books of the Yr by NPRRobert Iger grew to become CEO of The Walt Disney Firm in 2005, throughout a tough time. Competitors was extra intense than ever, and know-how was altering quicker than at any time within the firm’s historical past. His imaginative and prescient got here down to 3 clear concepts: Recommit to the idea that high quality issues, embrace know-how as an alternative of preventing it, and assume larger – assume international – and switch Disney right into a stronger model in worldwide markets.Fourteen years later, Disney is the most important, 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 one of the revolutionary and profitable CEOs of our period.In The Journey of a Lifetime, Robert Iger shares the teachings he discovered whereas operating Disney and main its 220,000-plus workers, and he explores the rules which are needed for true management, together with:Optimism. Even within the face of problem, an optimistic chief will discover the trail towards the absolute best consequence and concentrate on that, moderately than give in to pessimism and blaming.Braveness. Leaders need to be prepared to take dangers and place large bets. Concern of failure destroys creativity.Decisiveness. All selections, regardless of how tough, could 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, because the 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 change into the bedrock of each mission and partnership Iger pursues, from a deep friendship with Steve Jobs in his ultimate 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.”