Push employees to their full potential with âtough loveâ leadership! âProvides the tools managers need to take âaverageâ employees and create a culture of accountable, fully engaged people. Managers will learn to recognize their leadership style and understand how they, too, can become Hundred Percenters.â Laura Christiansen, Vice President Human Resources, VTech Communications, Inc. "Heavily-researched and loaded with tools and examples, this book shows you how to challenge your employees to achieve the kind of extraordinary results and innovations that every CEO dreams about. Every leader needs to read this book!"Ned Fitch, CEO, Kalahari Tea "Murphy finds that most workplaces are brimming with untapped talent. Only it's suppressed by goal-setting that discourages big ideas and leaders who focus on happiness rather than greatness."Training Magazine Weâve all heard the saying that a happy employee is a motivated employee. But what if thatâs not true? Leadership IQ CEO Mark Murphy says the âhappy employeeâ philosophy doesnât work. A study of more than 500,000 leaders and employees shows that despite the billions of dollars organizations spend to satisfy and engage workers, 72% of employees admit theyâre still not giving their best effort at work. Rather, itâs leaders who focus on making their people greatânot happyâwho inspire Hundred Percenter performance. If you talk to the employees behind todayâs great innovations, youâre unlikely to hear, âI was inspired by a boss who coddles me.â Instead youâd probably hear, âMy boss challenges me and pushes me past my limits.â Most workplaces are brimming with untapped talentâ only itâs suppressed by leaders who fail to connect with and challenge employees to unleash their true potential. Here are just a few of the big ideas in Hundred Percenters: The harder the goals you set, the better your employees will perform You should never use a Compliment Sandwich to deliver feedback Talented Terrorsâpeople with great skills and a bad attitudeâcan destroy your company culture Before you can start motivating Hundred Percenters, you have to stop demotivating them You should never ask your employees if theyâre âsatisfiedâ This groundbreaking book debunks management fads that donât apply to todayâs workplace and provides the facts, theories, and direction you need to become a 100% Leader. Apply Murphyâs leadership lessons and youâll see innovation, productivity, and profits soar, while employee turnover rates plummet. Hundred Percenters will bring out the best in your workforce.
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