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Trillion Dollar Coach

The Leadership Handbook of Silicon Valley’s Bill Campbell
Narrated by: Dan Woren
Length: 5 hrs and 40 mins
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Summary

The team behind How Google Works returns with management lessons from legendary coach and business executive Bill Campbell, whose mentoring of some of our most successful modern entrepreneurs has helped create well over a trillion dollars in market value.  

Bill Campbell played an instrumental role in the growth of several prominent companies, such as Google, Apple and Intuit, fostering deep relationships with Silicon Valley visionaries, including Steve Jobs, Larry Page and Eric Schmidt. In addition, this business genius mentored dozens of other important leaders on both coasts, from entrepreneurs to venture capitalists to educators to football players, leaving behind a legacy of growing companies, successful people, respect, friendship and love after his death in 2016.  

Leaders at Google for over a decade, Eric Schmidt, Jonathan Rosenberg and Alan Eagle experienced firsthand how the man fondly known as Coach Bill built trusting relationships, fostered personal growth - even in those at the pinnacle of their careers - inspired courage and identified and resolved simmering tensions that inevitably arise in fast-moving environments. To honour their mentor and inspire and teach future generations, they have codified his wisdom in this essential guide.  

Based on interviews with over 80 people who knew and loved Bill Campbell, Trillion Dollar Coach explains the coach's principles and illustrates them with stories from the many great people and companies with which he worked.  

The result is a blueprint for forward-thinking business leaders and managers that will help them create higher performing and faster moving cultures, teams and companies.  

  

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio on our Desktop Site.

  

©2019 Eric Schmidt (P)2019 Hodder & Stoughton Limited

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It's just an homage to Bill Campbell.

Got sick of hearing what a great bloke he was. Very little content, very repetative. Dragged on.

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what a fantastic book

this book will change what you do when coaching and leading teams in business, pleasure or both and I highly recommend it

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An extraordinary life, we can all learn from

I know I'll be listening through this entire book again very soon. in a way the messages it conveys a very very simple and yet they are also so vital in the business world. in truth, unless you live as a solitary hermit on a hill, these lessons can be applied in any sphere of life. the world is a better place for Bill Campbell's Legacy and there is much here that we would all do well to imitate.

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interesting, if a little thin

a nice homage to an evidently great coach. however I find it a little short on practical substance. a good top-level overview of coaching.

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Great for people who want to improve

A great book, lots to think about. Biggest takeaway is to support teams and the individuals within and managing those teams. When someone endangers the team for their own Ego, fire them

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You should read it. But it’s a bit Googly towards the end

Interesting to hear how one guy made so many people feel like a family. It’s an interesting point to have love in the workplace on the exec level.
Bill had some good points and all his comments came from a good place. A lot of managers could learn from this kind of attitude.

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so so

I'm not denying the greatness of the man, but not a super inspiring story. It's not really a book to that provides a blue print of leadership and management.

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nice

nice and quick listen easy to follow whilst driving, with useful insight. worth multiple listens.

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Good advice

Good advice and a couple of good lessons to change your perspective but not particularly gripping narrative or story.

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Great book about a great person!

I have to say the audio could be a bit better, not much, but there is a tiny lack of passion on the delivery.
However, the book is magnificent. The life of Bill is something that we should all aspire to become. The book is very well written and it's very informative, I think it has greatly contributed to my formation as a manager!

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sage learning

well written and aspirational guide to leadership and coaching all actioning and seeing great results

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