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Business as usual. It's conventional, operating within the established norms. It's predictable, delivering the expected. It's comfortable, maintaining the status quo. It's...safe. There are millions of organizations doing business as usual. But, business as usual will never be Remarkable! Remarkable means notably or conspicuously unusual; extraordinary; worthy of notice or ...more
Paperback, 226 pages
Published April 1st 2013 by Enthusiasm, Inc.
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Chuck
Oct 25, 2016 Chuck rated it liked it
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Remarkable! is a easy, yet concise, presentation of the uses of Axiology (the study of values, value constructs, and value creation). It is a simple read, written in the form of a parable. My only complaint on first reading it is in the amount of jargon you must learn to follow the process. Repeat readings of certain areas help!

Axiology is the study of values, but also their impact on a person's thoughts, beliefs, decisions, and performance. Robert S. Hartman, PhD, is considered "the father of m
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J.A.
Apr 02, 2014 J.A. rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: managers, supervisors, business leaders, entrepreneurs
Recommended to J.A. by: Cindy Simmons
Shelves: business
A business story told through the discovery that the main character's auto mechanic is in fact a legendary business exec.

The book expounds on four main topics through a collection of maxim's:
Maxim of Creativity: We are designed to create value in life.
Maxim of Positivity: Authentic positivity is the by-product of creating true value.
Maxim of Sustainability: To continuously create value, leverage your passion and strengths to solve problems.
Maxim of Responsibility: Ownership empowers people to ta
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SJ Barakony
Aug 23, 2014 SJ Barakony rated it it was amazing
A fanta-riffic read!
Excellent content - many clear pathways exist to apply the material to any organization - whether for profit ( entrepreneurial , corporate ) , non profit ( volunteer/charitable ), school, or governmental.

The book would be a 4 1/2 star -- rounded *up* to 5 stars in this instance due to how many times the highlighter came out and tweets were sent to pay forward the information.

A definite 'add' to any self directed library.
Brandon Perry
Aug 11, 2014 Brandon Perry rated it it was amazing
Thought this book matched the title, remarkable. I love reading story format or parables and this book does an excellent job teaching you how to bring value into your life and the lives of those around you, whether it's the workforce or your home life. Anyone working in a team setting I would highly value the information in this book.
Tod Huston
Jul 13, 2014 Tod Huston rated it liked it
Some excellent insight on transforming the culture of an organization and working to create value rather than extract it from people and situations.
Doug DeWitt
Apr 23, 2015 Doug DeWitt rated it really liked it
Great book that combines a compelling parable with great practical information on organizational culture and personal leadership!
Chelsea
Aug 20, 2014 Chelsea rated it it was amazing
A great leadership read, different and engaging parable format. Good approach to changing and engaging culture and people. Quick, impact filled read - would recommend to anyone working with teams.
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Great read... great ideas... in a word... remarkable!
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Dr. Randy Ross is founder and CEO (Chief Enthusiasm Officer) of Remarkable! Randy is a “craftsman of culture and a catalytic coach,” who inspires elevated performance. A master of cultural transformation, Dr. Ross has a unique understanding of employee engagement and offers practical solutions for increasing both the morale and performance of your teams. If you want to move your organization ...more
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