As cofounder of Fast Company magazine, I’ve spent two decades learning from and writing about extraordinary companies, cultures, and leaders. In my new book, Simply Brilliant, I share some important lessons about culture and competition from Fastenal—in particular, the company’s one-of-a-kind commitment to great customer service, and its culture of entrepreneurship and grassroots empowerment. What Fastenal delivers in the marketplace is fueled by what the organization and its people have created in the workplace.
As a “thanks” from me to the people of Fastenal for the access and inspiration, you can immediately download an excerpt from the book that focuses on Fastenal. Simply Brilliant will be released on September 20. But if you order NOW–or any time before its release–you also get access to lots of other great resources. What’s more, you get the book at a fantastic discount of 42% off the cover price!
The cofounder of Fast Company shows that opportunities for breakaway performance may be closer than you think.
Why should game-changing innovations and high-powered success stories be the exclusive domain of a few technology-driven start-ups or a handful of Silicon Valley billionaires? Today, argues bestselling author William C. Taylor, the thrill of radical creativity can be summoned in all sorts of industries and all walks of life, if leaders can reimagine what’s possible in their fields. Taylor goes inside fifteen unique organizations that are doing extraordinary things in some pretty ordinary fields. For example: