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The 4 Disciplines of Execution: Revised and Updated

Achieving Your Wildly Important Goals

#1 Wall Street Journal bestseller with more than 500,000 copies sold, The 4 Disciplines of Execution: Revised and Updated will radically change your business. For fans of Good to Great and The First 90 Days, this revised edition teaches leaders how to create lasting organizational change.

Do you remember the last major initiative you watched die in your organization? Did it go down with a loud crash? Or was it slowly and quietly suffocated by other competing priorities? By the time it finally disappeared, it’s likely no one even noticed.

Almost every company struggles with making change happen. The 4 Disciplines of Execution: Revised and Updated is meant to help you reach the goals you’ve always dreamed of with a simple, repeatable, and proven formula. In this updated edition of the business bestseller that “every leader should read” (Clayton Christensen, Professor at Harvard Business School and author of The Innovator’s Dilemma), you’ll learn the 4 Disciplines of Execution and how to make them work for your organization.

This proven set of practices have been tested and refined by hundreds of organizations and thousands of teams over many years. When a company or an individual adheres to these principles, they achieve superb results, regardless of the goal. These 4 Disciplines of Execution represent a new way to work and think that is essential to creating lasting organizational change and thriving in today’s competitive climate. It’s the one book that no leader can afford to miss.

Sean Covey is the President of FranklinCovey Education and the original architect of the 4 Disciplines methodology. A Harvard MBA and former Brigham Young University quarterback, Sean is also a New York Times bestselling author and has written numerous books, including The Leader in Me and The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens.

Chris McChesney is the Global Practice Leader of Execution for FranklinCovey and has led the ongoing development of the 4 Dis­ciplines for more than fifteen years, impacting thousands of organizations. Chris presents at the world’s largest leadership conferences. 

Jim Huling is the Global Managing Con­sultant for FranklinCovey’s 4 Disciplines of Execution. In this role, Jim is responsible for the 4 Disciplines methodology, teaching methods, and the quality of delivery worldwide. Jim also regularly serves as an executive coach to a number of senior executives. 

Scott Thele is currently the National Practice Leader for FranklinCovey’s Business Outcomes Practice, primarily applying the 4 Disciplines of Execution. Scott focuses his time as a keynote speaker, business consultant, and a content thought leader helping organizations execute their most critical strategies.

Beverly Walker, as a Commissioner of the State of Georgia and Director in the State of Illinois, has applied the 4 Disciplines to driving results in large-scale and seemingly insurmountable challenges from infant death to mental health to child literacy.