This book review is part of a series that covers the topic of Business Coach and Business Coaching. Business coaching focuses on the needs of your business to expand and grow. Many of us try to improve our lives by growing our own business. David Mason is the Official Guide to Business Coach and Business Coaching.

David has identified Results That Last: Hardwiring Behaviors That Will Take Your Company to the Top, by Quint Studer, as a valuable resource for people interested in Business Coach and Business Coaching, and it is available through and Barnes & Noble.

"Quint Studer is a superb communicator with a deep belief in the power of relationships. His informal tone, sense of humor, and real-world stories bring his business principles to life. Results That Last has a vital, optimistic quality that will keep readers re-reading long after other leadership books have been relegated to a dark corner of the shelf."
—Nido Qubein, author of How to Get Anything You Want; President, High Point University; Chairman, Great Harvest Bread Company; and founder, National Speakers Association Foundation

"Results That Last is long overdue and fills a big gap in effective business management. There are legions of books that show us the way to achieve successful results in business, but very few that teach us how to institutionalize success. In reality, achieving success is the easy part. The real challenge is to achieve results that last. Quint Studer not only proves it is possible to hardwire a culture for lasting results, but lays out a simple, logical, and effective way to do so. Anyone who wants to make success a habit needs to read this book."
—Bob MacDonald, former CEO, Allianz Life of North America and author of Beat the System: 11 Secrets to Building an Entrepreneurial Culture in a Bureaucratic World

"I have always been fascinated by how the various parts of an organization work together to achieve strategic objectives. In Results That Last, Quint Studer explores the complex subject of performance improvement in a fresh, readable, and easy-to-grasp way. By standardizing certain business practices and leader behaviors, any company in any field can create an environment that allows it to achieve and sustain long-term results."
—David F. Giannetto, coauthor of The Performance Power Grid: The Proven Method to Create and Sustain Superior Organizational Performance

Business results that truly last don't come from products and services or particular employees and leaders, no matter how good they are. Products change and evolve; people come and go. What really leads to sustainable business results over time is quality leadership—not leaders, but leadership. Consistently excellent leadership is the key to long-term success and profitability. But how do you develop it?

In Results That Last, "Master of Business" Quint Studer shows you how to build an organizational culture that develops great leaders today and instills the mechanisms and the mindset that will continue to foster great leadership tomorrow. Studer presents the most effective leadership practices and shows you how to apply them across every group, department, or division, resulting in improved leadership and performance on the individual, group, and organizational levels.

The practical and proven tools and techniques Studer reveals are designed to align your goals, behaviors, and processes in a way that virtually guarantees leadership excellence, vastly improved customer relations, and organizational outcomes. The Results That Last methodology provides real, workable solutions that help you:

*Standardize the behavior and responses of leaders to ensure a consistent experience for employees and customers
*Align processes to lessen confusion andincrease effectiveness
*Bring leaders in line with organizational goalsand values
*Adopt and master key tactics like Rounding for Outcomes and Managing Up
*Determine what employees need and want from leadership and how to deliver it, creating better morale and increased personal accountability
*Employ an objective evaluation system that keeps leaders on track to reach organizational goals and achieve personal excellence

Results That Last helps you develop standardized leadership practices that will survive in your organization much longer than any individual leader or team. The result is better strategy, better employee and customer relations, and bigger long-term profits. With the right practices in place, your organization's success won't depend on individuals. Instead, excellence will be hardwired into your culture—giving you a sustainable, tangible advantage over the competition.

Author's Bio: 

This book review is part of a series that covers the topic of Business Coach and Business Coaching. The Official Guide to Business Coach and Business Coaching is David Mason. David is a Performance Development Coach and Small Business Marketing Strategist. He has helped small business owners, entrepreneurs and sales & service professionals from around the world through his books, eClass, teleseminars, training and coaching. Leaving behind a career as a Research Biologist to follow his entrepreneurial urges, David has not looked back. As an internationally best-selling author, speaker, trainer and Performance Development Coach, he helps his clients make more money in less time.

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