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  • John Doerr

    Legendary venture capitalist John Doerr reveals how the goal-setting system of Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) has helped tech giants from Intel to Google achieve explosive growth--and how it can help any organization thrive.  In the fall of 1999, John Doerr met with the founders of a start-up whom he'd just given $12.5 million, the biggest investment of his career. Larry Page and Sergey Brin had amazing technology, entrepreneurial energy, and sky-high ambitions, but no real business plan. For Google to change the world (or even to survive), Page and Brin had to learn how to make tough choices on priorities while keeping their team on track. They'd have to know when to pull the...read more

  • John Doerr

    Brought to you by Penguin. INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The revolutionary movement behind the explosive growth of Intel, Google, Amazon and Uber. With a foreword by Larry Page, and contributions from Bono and Bill Gates. Measure What Matters is about using Objectives and Key Results (OKRs), a revolutionary approach to goal-setting, to make tough choices in business. In 1999, legendary venture capitalist John Doerr invested nearly $12 million in a startup that had amazing technology, entrepreneurial energy and sky-high ambitions, but no real business plan. Doerr introduced the founders to OKRs and with them at the foundation of their management, the startup grew from...read more

  • John Doerr

    #1 bestselling author and acclaimed venture capitalist John Doerr reveals a sweeping action plan to conquer humanity’s greatest challenge: climate change. In 2006, John Doerr was moved by Al Gore’s An Inconvenient Truth and a challenge from his teenage daughter: “Dad, your generation created this problem. You better fix it.” Since then, Doerr has searched for solutions to this existential problem—as an investor, an advocate, and a philanthropist.  Fifteen years later, despite breakthroughs in batteries, electric vehicles, plant-based proteins, and solar and wind power, global warming continues to get worse. Its impact is all around us: droughts,...read more

  • John Doerr

    Brought to you by Penguin. Venture capitalist John Doerr reveals a sweeping-and actionable-plan to conquer humanity's greatest challenge: climate change. In 2006, John Doerr was challenged by his fifteen-year-old daughter to solve the climate crisis. And for 15 years, that has been his goal. Despite many solutions already being in hand-batteries, electric vehicles, solar and wind power- global warming has continued to worsen as we lack the policy, investment, and global consensus to fully deploy them. We need a clear course of action. Using Objectives and Key Results, the tool that has helped Google and many other start-ups achieve awe-inspiring goals, Doerr presents an action...read more

  • John Doerr

    №1 New York Times Bestseller! OKRs ist eine revolutionäre Management-Methode, die hinter dem explosionsartigen Wachstum und Erfolg von Intel, Google, Amazon, Uber und Adobe steht. 1999 investierte John Doerr in ein Start-up und machte die Gründer mit OKRs bekannt, die sie zum Fundament ihres Managements erklärten. Das Start-up wuchs von vierzig Mitarbeitern auf mehr als 70.000 mit einer Marktkapitalisierung von über 600 Milliarden Dollar. Dieses Start-up war Google. OKR ist ein strukturierter Prozess der Zielsetzung und -verfolgung, bei dem die Beantwortung von zwei Fragen im Mittelpunkt steht: „Was wollen wir erreichen?“ (Objectives) und „Wie können wir messen, dass wir das...read more

  • Mike Schultz

    Conversations make or break everything in sales. Every conversation you have is an opportunity to find new prospects, win new customers, and increase sales. Rainmaking Conversations provides a proven system for leading masterful conversations that fill the pipeline, secure new deals, and maximize the potential of your account. Rainmaking Conversations offers a research-based, field-tested, and practical selling approach that will help you master the art of the sales conversation. This proven system revolves around the acronym RAIN, which stands for Rapport, Aspirations, Afflictions, Impact, and New Reality. You'll learn how to ask your prospects and clients the right questions, and help...read more

  • Mike Schultz

    Professional Services Marketing is a fully field-tested and research-based approach to marketing and client development for professional services firms. Based on insight from firms that succeed and the science of how clients buy, it's the perfect book for consultants, attorneys, accountants, engineers, and other professional service providers. The book covers five key areas that are critical for firms that want to grow their revenues and themselves-creating a marketing and growth strategy; establishing a brand and reputation; implementing a marketing communications program; lead generation strategies; and developing business by winning new clients. It includes mini-case ...read more