Farther, Faster, and Far Less Drama: How to Reduce Stress and Make Extraordinary Progress Wherever You Lead

  • 8h 11m 27s
  • Janice Fraser, Jason Fraser
  • Gildan Media
  • 2023

Everyone wishes life could be simpler in this fast-paced world, but that often feels impossible.

It doesn't have to.

Janice and Jason Fraser have been using their method for decades to help all kinds of people—including Navy SEALs, startup CEOs, and Fortune 100 executives—make progress in both their professional and personal lives by solving hard problems with grace.

The approach is simple but powerful, calling on listeners to: orient honestly, value outcomes, leverage brains, and make durable decisions.

You will set and achieve goals faster, make complex problems more manageable, and conduct yourself with integrity, even during overwhelming circumstances. It's a practical, ambitious, and humane guide for everyday leaders striving to persist and thrive in today's enormously stressful landscape.

Farther, Faster, and Far Less Drama offers theory alongside hands-on exercises, formulas, and frameworks that can all be adapted to real-life situations.

The world around you might constantly be in flux, but you don't have to be. With Farther, Faster, and Far Less Drama, you'll be empowered to make efficient progress with less stress—every single day.

About the Author

Janice Fraser is an investor, speaker, and expert in the management practices to support disruptive innovation at scale. A Silicon Valley veteran, she’s built a storied career as a product manager, founder, facilitator, and confidant for entrepreneurs and enterprise executives alike. But her impact extends beyond the Valley with innovation and transformation projects at NASA, the Obama White House, Procter and Gamble, and many other companies in the Fortune 500. As an investor, she is particularly committed to championing and extending access to the brilliant entrepreneurs who are typically underrepresented in the world of venture-backed startups.

Jason Fraser co-founded the Innovation and Transformation Practice at Pivotal Software, establishing the values, practices, and strategic vision that would modernize software development within the Fortune 100 and the U.S. Military. He's currently a director on the Federal team at VMWare, working with some of the largest organizations in the world to create high-functioning, rapid product development capabilities, and to break through the human barriers that block innovation.

In this Audiobook

  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1 - Life, Not Work/Life
  • Chapter 2 - The Fundamentals: Point A & Point B
  • Chapter 3 - Your Pants Are on Fire
  • Chapter 4 - When Things Get (Hyper) Dynamic
  • Chapter 5 - From Plans to Outcomes
  • Chapter 6 - Making Outcomes Actionable
  • Chapter 7 - Tina Fey vs. Elon Musk
  • Chapter 8 - Externalize, Organize, Focus
  • Chapter 9 - Reinventing the Meeting
  • Chapter 10 - One Tool to Rule Them All: 2×2
  • Chapter 11 - No Bad Decisions
  • Chapter 12 - Forget Buy-In and Embrace UBAD
  • Chapter 13 - Alignment vs. Agreement
  • Epilogue