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 yr, shares the concepts and values he embraced throughout his 15 years as CEO whereas reinventing one of many world’s most beloved corporations and provoking the individuals who carry the magic to life. Named one of many Greatest Books of the 12 months by NPRRobert Iger grew to become 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 a substitute of preventing it, and assume larger – assume world – and switch Disney right into a stronger model in worldwide markets.Fourteen years later, Disney is the biggest, most admired media firm on this planet, counting Pixar, Marvel, Lucasfilm, and twenty first Century Fox amongst its properties. Its worth is almost 5 instances what it was when Iger took over, and he’s acknowledged as one of the crucial modern and profitable CEOs of our period.In The Trip of a Lifetime, Robert Iger shares the teachings he discovered whereas operating Disney and main its 220,000-plus staff, and he explores the rules which are essential 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 concentrate on that, somewhat than give in to pessimism and blaming.Braveness. Leaders must be keen to take dangers and place huge bets. Concern of failure destroys creativity.Decisiveness. All selections, 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, 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 turn out to be the bedrock of each challenge 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 e book 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.”