What we love about John is his ability to take the complex business and financial services world we live in, and make it EASY for all of us to understand. John has developed a great relationship with our Agents and Leadership teams. Awesomely Simple will help everyone make goal setting, strategy, and vision more focused on Relationships and People, and that is our core.”
Randy Schleeter - Agency Field Executive, State Farm Insurance and Financial Services
Press & Praise for Awesomely Simple
Here's a sampling of articles, reviews and comments
38 minute interview with John Spence by Todd Sattersten of 800 CEO Read
Excellent overview by Samuli Pahkala of the Managers Toolbox
Guest blog on CNBC's Bullish On Books by Gloria McDonough-Taub, editor of Blogs at CNBC.com
“John Spence's message in Awesomely Simple is like a bucket of cold water in the face of any business leader trying to figure out the complexities of success. The message is that it's not complex at all. Business success is simple. Not easy. But simple. Whatever your business, read this book. John cuts through the clutter and gives you six core strategies to follow. Simple.”
“John Spence understands business. Lucky for us, he ants to share his passion for success. Awesomely Simple is honest, sincere, and written with a commitment to discovering how business can work more effectively, productively, and profitably. We all get caught up in things that don't matter. John clears the clutter, and then wonderfully illustrates what is truly important to build success in business.”
“Uncertain times require us to reconnect with the fundamentals. John Spence knows these fundamentals as well as anyone, and his direct and simple style–supported with real-world examples and applications–makes it easy for anyone to understand and implement. There has never been a more important time to revisit the themes in this great book.”
“Reducing hundreds of management books into a clear and concise road map for success, John Spence delivers six core strategies that will energize and invigorate any leader. Awesomely Simple captures the lessons learned from years of consulting many of America’s greatest companies making this a handbook for those passionate about excellence and competitive advantage."
“Are you looking for the keys to business success? John Spence's new book helps you to find them! John truly makes the very complex awesomely simple and shows you exactly how to turn your ideas into a perfect winning strategy!"
“What we love about John is his ability to take the complex business and financial services world we live in, and make it EASY for all of us to understand. John has developed a great relationship with our Agents and Leadership teams. Awesomely Simple will help everyone make goal setting, strategy, and vision more focused on Relationships and People, and that is our core.”
“John Spence gets it: Simplicity is the new gold standard. Businesses that get simple shed expenses and boost customer loyalty. The new talent to have is simplicity-skills. Spence provides simple, yet surprising recommendations on how to take the complex out of business life."
“John Spence knows how to make the complex simple. Read this book.”
“Can business success really be Awesomely Simple? The answer is an enthusiastic YES! if you apply John Spence’s lessons. Read this book. Have everyone in your organization read this book. Most important, apply its lessons, and you, too, can deliver amazing results.”