• 2 Second Lean

  • How to Grow People and Build a Fun Lean Culture at Work & at Home, 3rd Edition
  • By: Paul A. Akers
  • Narrated by: Paul A. Akers
  • Length: 4 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 12-02-15
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: FastCap Press
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars (17 ratings)

Regular price: £14.49

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Summary

2 Second Lean will flip your world right-side up. It's a practical way to improve your life every day by making a simple two-second improvement. Join author, business expert, radio show host, and international speaker Paul A Akers, as he takes you on a LEAN journey that will transform every aspect your life - from your home to the office.

©2011 Paul A. Akers (P)2015 Paul A. Akers

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Excellent book easy to understand narrated brilliantly would highly recommend... This strategy will deftenatly help my new business.

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LIFE CHANGING

THE no1 book anyone needs to read if they want to improve their business and their life.

Quick read, simple to understand and implement, even quicker to listen on audio. Paul Akers' YouTube channel is super helpful, quick practical videos also.

I love learning and 2 Second Lean is the best thing I've ever learnt, it's life changing. I now have more time to spend doing what I want to do in work and life.

Start this book now, don't put it off!

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  • Steve C Stutz
  • 06-08-15

I Listened To This Straight Thru!

What did you love best about 2 Second Lean?

I really enjoyed the fast pace and bite sized chapters. I'm a LEAN/Six Sigma green belt and I had a pretty good understanding of the basics prior to this, but I cued this up on a four hour drive from Houston to Dallas and back and listened straight through to the end. The author does a great job of making LEAN understandable and FUN! It was a great listen!

What about Paul A. Akers’s performance did you like?

Very engaging. Well done narration.

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  • J. Miller Reagan
  • 21-06-18

Useful

I don’t like the author’s excitement level. It seems somehow inauthentic. The book has some great ideas that are easily accessible to the layman despite his odd style.

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  • Ronald
  • 03-04-16

Life changing

With this book and Pinterest resources and work I'm starting to transform my business. So many best practices and info that I want to get ill be listening to again and again. Highly recommend to all! Thank you Paul

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  • Simon Cunnane
  • 10-01-16

Read it. Listen to it. Implement. REPEAT.

Giving the book 5-stars was the easy part. Implementing the ideas and developing a culture such as the one at Fastcap requires a little more work on the reader's part.

Paul Akers is a fascinating, inspiring "regular guy". Take what you will from this, but miss out on the lessons at your peril.

The delivery is excellent too, with Mr. Akers' passion coming through in spades throughout.

I can't recommend this book highly enough.

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  • Jay T.
  • 04-08-16

disappointing, this was all about advertising

this audio book is cheesy and sounds like marketing for author's products. the voice is too enthusiastic, so I felt on a commercial all the time. learned the pros of lean, but I was looking for something more practical. if you are seeking for real knowledge, this is not what you are looking for.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 06-08-18

great book a must listen/read. 2nd time through.

2nd time through the book. 3rd editions answers many unanswered questions. great book thanks Paul.

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  • sivram
  • 31-07-18

awesome

very inform. I enjoyed this audiobook. The references to Paul Akers' YouTube videos was very helpful also.

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  • s rebecca alexander
  • 29-07-18

Brilliant simple ideas for success

Successful business are built with vision and passion. Paul has given business owners a gift. It is up to us to take the ball and run. His ideas are simple and easy to implement. But you have to commit yourself and build a company wide culture for success. Are you willing. As for myself I am going to give it my all.

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  • alex barsamian
  • 08-07-18

good stuff.

Good stuff. easy to finish and easy to implement. very ground level stuff that you can apply in a small team that is part of a larger group.

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  • Lisa
  • 15-06-18

Truly contagious passion combined with simple tactics

Loved all the wisdom Paul was able to boil down over the years into this one book. Must read (listen) for anyone interested in creating a better work culture