Download Ebook PDF Free
Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action
4.06/5 by 33240 users

Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action

by

Why do you do what you do?

Why are some people and organizations more innovative, more influential, and more profitable than others? Why do some command greater loyalty from customers and employees alike? Even among the successful, why are so few able to repeat their success over and over?

People like Martin Luther King Jr., Steve Jobs, and the Wright Brothers might have little in common, but they all started with why. It was their natural ability to start with why that enabled them to inspire those around them and to achieve remarkable things.

In studying the leaders who've had the greatest influence in the world, Simon Sinek discovered that they all think, act, and communicate in the exact same way -- and it's the complete opposite of what everyone else does. Sinek calls this powerful idea The Golden Circle, and it provides a framework upon which organizations can be built, movements can be lead, and people can be inspired. And it all starts with WHY.

Any organization can explain what it does; some can explain how they do it; but very few can clearly articulate why. WHY is not money or profit-- those are always results. WHY does your organization exist? WHY does it do the things it does? WHY do customers really buy from one company or another? WHY are people loyal to some leaders, but not others?

Starting with WHY works in big business and small business, in the nonprofit world and in politics. Those who start with WHY never manipulate, they inspire. And the people who follow them don't do so because they have to; they follow because they want to.

Drawing on a wide range of real-life stories, Sinek weaves together a clear vision of what it truly takes to lead and inspire. This book is for anyone who wants to inspire others or who wants to find someone to inspire them.

Title:Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action
Edition Language:English
ISBN:1591842808
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:256 pages
Download Ebook PDF Free

    Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action Reviews

  • Sean Gibson
    Jan 18, 2016

    Me: “I’ll take ‘Books That Should Have Been Long Articles or Essays Instead of Books’ for $500, please, Alex.”Alex Trebek: “This book takes hundreds of pages, including at least 4,398 refe...

  • Andy
    Nov 17, 2012

    Great TED Talk, but not enough to carry a book. The author utters the same platitudes over and over. The main concept is that persuasive argument starts with connection, then emotions, then facts. Thi...

  • Jesse Field
    Jul 30, 2010

    Stuart Sinek gave a really great TED Talk that summarizes the argument of this book: when we get caught up in the details of HOW and WHAT we are working on, it is very easy to forget WHY we are doing ...

  • Loy Machedo
    Jun 27, 2012

    Loy Machedo’s Book Review – Start With Why by Simon SinekTED Talks is an incredible platform for someone to either make it or break it. And in the case of Simon Sinek, the 5 Million plus views he ...

  • Melissa
    Nov 27, 2011

    I was completely enthralled by the first few chapters of this book, and I found Sinek's ideas about why customers (and employees) become loyal to certain companies and not others fascinating, and I'm ...

  • Avolyn Fisher
    Feb 15, 2013

    I am only on page 90 and this book is driving me nuts. I usually don't review a book or make a comment before I have finished reading it but I have to get this off of my chest so I can power through t...

  • Jeff
    Feb 14, 2013

    Simon Sinek presents a compelling vision of how companies, organizations, and individuals can achieve success. His simple message? Start with why. Which is to say the guiding principle of our endeavo...

  • Lili Manolache
    Apr 07, 2013

    Simon Sinek describes in his book "Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action" how leaders and companies should work as a series of circles, i.e. "The Golden Circle" - the why, ...

  • Maggie
    Aug 18, 2013

    This book was alright, for non-fiction, I guess. It’s hard for me to gauge, given my intense loathing for non-fiction books. They’re so unenjoyable.Sinek writes decently enough, and I totally buy ...

  • Experience Life
    Feb 18, 2010

    We are easily caught up in the details of what we want to do, and how we are going to get it all done. Communications expert Simon Sinek argues that we’d be far better off if we more regularly focus...