I recently had the pleasure of speaking to Sean Covey, Jim Huling and 4DX shows leaders where they can find real leverage and how to use. 4DX. Sean Covey is president of FranklinCovey, co-author of The 4 Disciplines of Execution and author of The Leader in Me: How Schools. Franklin Covey 4DX. The 4 Disciplines of Execution are all about producing great results. The disciplines point from right to left because great teams execute.

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4 Disciplines of Execution

May 27, Amber rated it it was ok Shelves: I like that the authors discuss the “whirlwind” or daily business tasks that consume us all and indicate upfront that unless the managers me and my boss are willing to block out time to deal with our WIGs Wildly Important Goals the whole things will fall apart.

The plus-value is getting into the nitty-gritty of how to do it. I haven’t tried to implement this yet as a manager, but I think this will be very helpful and the colleagues I’ve talked to so far agree. To emphasize the importance of the WIG, the authors present compelling, real-world examples, including the Apple iPhone story.

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There are two concepts that will stay with me: I find it disruptive and inconvenient to 4vx to stop in my reading covry dig out a smartphone and scan things. It was a goodreads recommendation based on business books I have read in the past. Feb 01, Darwin8u rated it liked it Shelves: It is a proven set of practices that have been tested and refined by hundreds of organizations and thousands of teams over many years.


Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I really disliked the use of QR codes for videos and extra content mid-page.

Interesting many of the ideias presented in the book are aligned with what we already do in Agile Software Development.

I’m not sure why I didn’t read this book sooner. 4ex if I’m lucky, a 4DX devotee 4rx Goodreads will leave me a comment with their own perspective on what 4DX takes to work, and how it went, really, for really real. The result is an upbeat, inspiring 3-CD set that both motivates and provides hands-on, practical tools to propel groups towards achieving their goals, rather than losing sight of their goals in the daily whirlwind of must-do activities.

I think Stephen R.

4 Disciplines of Execution (4DX): Closing the Execution Gap

I cant wait to put the principles in action. Gets technical toward the end, but for the most part it was an interesting read and I see its potential for improving many different environments: Covey was brilliant at building a consultant business that structured time-management, strategy, and execution ideas into highly marketable programs notice I 44dx say books that could be sold in several formats and applied in multiple industries.

The 4 Disciplines of Execution: It’s a keeper on the bookshelf; something to refer to again and again when the whirlwinds of life get in the way of achieving your goals. When a company or an individual adheres to these disciplines, they achieve superb results—regardless of the goal. My plan is to chat with the couple of folks I know who have used 4DX in their own organizations, and maybe some of the front line folks who were involved in those initiatives.

The 4 disciplines are: The 4DX approach makes sense in the context of general principles of behavior change, because it gets groups of people working step by step toward meaningful objective goals with frequent feedback.


Since I started using 4DX, I’ve felt much more in control of my life, I can see the progress I’m making and what I need to do to make even more, and I’m finally making money!

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The stories, while too simplistic at times, are very relevant and apply to almost any environment. Oct 08, Julie Clarke rated it it was amazing. There are some similarities with “Agile”: That may change as I put these disciplines into play. Sep 14, Robert Chapman rated it it was amazing Shelves: Aug 16, Russell Chance rated it really liked it. I gave it four stars, but really would probably hone that in to 3.

I was easy and quick, and I had lots of insights.

I think most business people will readily identify with the concept of the “whirlwind” and the associated frustration of not being able to focus on the activities that you know will move your business forward. To ask other readers questions about 4dd 4 Disciplines of Executionplease sign up.

I highly recommend this book. As is almost always the case when clvey read their own works, the quality of the narration varies, but the narration is certainly clearly presented and expertly produced. Aug 12, Rachel rated it really liked it. I enjoyed the reading. Covey died a couple years ago from a mountain bike accident in Rock Canyon oh the stories I could regale you with about the dangers of Rock Canyon.