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 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 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 suppose larger – suppose 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 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 revolutionary 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 workers, and he explores the ideas which might be obligatory for true management, together with:Optimism. Even within the face of issue, an optimistic chief will discover the trail towards the very best final result and give attention to that, reasonably than give in to pessimism and blaming.Braveness. Leaders must be prepared to take dangers and place huge bets. Concern of failure destroys creativity.Decisiveness. All choices, irrespective of how tough, may be made on a well timed foundation. Indecisiveness is each wasteful and harmful 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 strategy that has develop into the bedrock of each venture and partnership Iger pursues, from a deep friendship with Steve Jobs in his last 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 desirous to really feel much less fearful, extra confidently themselves, as they navigate their skilled and even private lives.”