Inspiring and Challenging Strategies on What it Takes to Be a No-Compromise Leader - Neil Ducoff’s Monday Morning Wake-Up! columns have been providing a weekly shot-in-the-arm for no-compromise leaders since 2008. Wake Up! is a collection of the most powerful and inspiring Monday Morning Wake-Ups, best-of-the-best, designed to motivate, challenge, captivate and spur leaders of all levels to greater success and ease of operations.
For the uninitiated, Monday Morning Wake-Ups are full of fast, relevant, use-them-now strategies to survive and thrive in today’s “new normal.” These quick doses of no-compromise thinking have been changing the way leaders run their businesses. Each chapter offers page after page of practical advice to work through leadership challenges and turn goals into measurable gains.
Get to know Neil
Over the last 38 years, Neil Ducoff has coached countless businesses, including Aveda, Gillette, Proctor & Gamble, Planet Wings, Canmeng International Taiwan, Profound Beauty Products, Kerastase Paris, EvelineCharles Canada and L’Oreal, on how to achieve the highest levels of success and profitability, while creating a positive, rewarding workplace.
He has led seminars throughout North America and in such countries as Taiwan, Spain and Mexico – as well as served as a presenter at major health- care, computer, manufacturing and franchise conferences, including Jack Stack’s National gathering of games, the 2011 Quality Conference and the inaugural Esthetics China Exhibition and Congress. Ducoff has gained international respect as the guru of team-based compensation. As well as the award-winning No-Compromise Leadership: A Higher Standard of Leadership Thinking and Behavior, he is the author of Fast Forward Second Edition, the salon and spa industry’s only business reference manual, and the newly released Wake Up!.
He has been honored with the 2005 Art of Business Award, named one of 12 business “Legends and Icons” by the annual Serious Business Conference in New Orleans in 2006, and invited by the B.E.S.T Foundation and the Anderson School of Business.
Ducoff takes on the issues that seldom get discussed in business that hold leaders back from having the companies they desire. He’s brave enough to shine a light on the areas that many would prefer to leave alone -- like holding leaders accountable is tougher than holding employees accountable. He’s not afraid to stir the pot. The question is, “Are you ready?”
So…when good is no longer good enough…it's time to listen and learn from Neil Ducoff.