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When Growth Stalls: How It Happens, Why You're Stuck, and What to Do about It

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One of the toughest lessons every business leader learns is how hard it is to generate sustained growth. Stalled growth is the rule, not the exception--even for the best-managed companies. That's especially true in unpredictable economic environments such as the one we're experiencing today.McKee has a unique understanding of what happens when growth stalls. His firm commi ...more
Hardcover, 220 pages
Published March 1st 2009 by Jossey-Bass (first published February 17th 2009)
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May 14, 2010 Reid rated it really liked it
I picked this book up because McKee is going to be speaker at the SW Regional Fellowship of Companies for Christ International Conference in April.

I had heard that this local businessman had written a good good about business. I think he did.

This is a local guy made good. He is no slouch when it comes to business, he writes regular columns for

This book is filled with applications gleaned from the study of why good strong businesses start to fail.

He comes up with well documented
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Apr 01, 2010 Alix Stricklin rated it it was amazing
Terrific! It's written for businesses in the sales doldrums. But, the information is very practical for a start-up, too. Excellent, detailed launch plan information.
Melinda Emerson
Feb 17, 2010 Melinda Emerson rated it it was amazing
This is a fantastic book! Leaders who run a business of any size will benefit from reading this book. Steve McKee did a great job analyzing the research.
Jul 08, 2009 Sue marked it as to-read
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I heard the author speak last night about his experience writing his book. It was a great talk. Now, I look forward to reading his book!
Jun 06, 2009 Marianne rated it it was amazing
Great advice that applies when growth stalls but also applies when you are starting out. The things you need to know to grow your company!
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