Remarkable: Proven Insights to Accelerate Your Career

  • 13h 45m 25s
  • David Kronfeld, Emmanuel Chumaceiro
  • Gildan Media
  • 2021

Wall Street Journal and Publishers Weekly bestseller

Discover the Remarkable way to supercharge and accelerate your career.

Become the most valuable team player in your company, climb the ladder as a top performer, and gain the utmost recognition and respect from your peers and superiors.

A comprehensive guide to what really counts and isn’t taught in business school, Remarkable is the first and last professional playbook you’ll ever need. Step-by-step advice takes you from the early stages of a business career to the top-level executive position. Follow the journey, lessons, and remarkable insights of an executive who has seen it all, and now offers pragmatic and infallible wisdom that you can use immediately.

David Kronfeld has mentored professionals and executives who now lead successful careers. He’s been a management consultant with Booz Allen, a corporate executive, and the founder and chairman of JK&B Capital, a leading venture capital firm. His extensive top management experience and sitting on boards of directors means he’s been actively involved with the highest priority challenges facing dozens of companies. He’s championed strategies that flourished, helmed businesses that thrived, and knows what makes leaders prosper or fail. Be it hiring or firing, he’s decided the fates of employees and managers at all levels, including CEOs.

Within Remarkable, David Kronfeld offers his incomparable life lessons, experience, and proven insight for your entire career, from entry level skills—writing a great resume, performing well on interviews, how to get promoted—to the management-level expertise that covers becoming a better negotiator, employer, and company leader. With his extensive guidance, you’ll learn how to accelerate your career and powerfully impact your effectiveness and career trajectory.

In this Audiobook

  • Chapter 1 - “Insight” in the Context of Business and What Makes it Unique
  • Chapter 2 - Arriving at Insightfulness
  • Chapter 3 - The Art of Insightfulness in Practice: How to Write a Great Resume
  • Chapter 4 - The Good News: You Don't Need to Be a Genius to Do Exceptionally Well in Business!
  • Chapter 5 - Competing Successfully is at the Center of Career Advancement
  • Chapter 6 - The 80-20 Rule
  • Chapter 7 - Business is Full of “Mediocrity”: Don't Get Angry; Rejoice!
  • Chapter 8 - Nothing is More Powerful Than to Prove a “Common Wisdom” Wrong!
  • Chapter 9 - Listen Carefully to People, but Make an Independent Judgment as to the Validity of What They Say
  • Chapter 10 - Treat Everyone Respectfully. Never Look Down on Anybody, Regardless of Socioeconomic Status
  • Chapter 11 - Always Seek Perspectives and Advice from People Who Know Best. But Remember the 80-20 Rule and Always “Own” the Final Judgment
  • Chapter 12 - Don't Try to Show How Smart You are; Seek Little Credit; Give Lots of Credit; and Never, Ever Compete with Your Boss
  • Chapter 13 - Don't Be Afraid to Admit Mistakes or Show That You Don't Know
  • Chapter 14 - Business is a Team Sport: Everybody is Worthy of Being Respected
  • Chapter 15 - Right versus Wrong is Rarely the Issue. Learn to Be Patient with Conflicts
  • Chapter 16 - “And the Truth Shall Set You Free”—A Unique Management Style!
  • Chapter 17 - “No Risk, No Reward!” “No Guts, No Glory!” Pragmatism is the Key
  • Chapter 18 - Advice on Risking Your Hard-Earned Money
  • Chapter 19 - Influencing Outcomes, Not Others, is the Single Most Significant Contributor to Success
  • Chapter 20 - To Learn How to Influence Well, Assume Everything That Goes Wrong is Your Fault
  • Chapter 21 - The Art of Influencing Through Questions
  • Chapter 22 - Successful Negotiations: The Art of Compromising without a Compromise
  • Chapter 23 - How to Perform Well in a Job Interview
  • Chapter 24 - A Different Perspective on What Interviews are All about
  • Chapter 25 - How Interviewers Draw Conclusions about the Priority List Items
  • Chapter 26 - The Brainpower Criterion
  • Chapter 27 - Brainpower and the Interview Process
  • Chapter 28 - Interview Dynamics
  • Chapter 29 - Dimension I: The “Way of Thinking”
  • Chapter 30 - Dimension II: The Ways of Articulating Logic
  • Chapter 31 - Avoid All Liability Proxies: Be Careful with What You Say!
  • Chapter 32 - Recommended Questions to Ask and Expect in Interviews
  • Chapter 33 - Correct Analyses Require a Proper Framework and Methodology
  • Chapter 34 - Data: The Key Element in the Overall Methodology to Resolving Problems and Assessing Opportunities
  • Chapter 35 - The Methodology for Proper Analyses, Conclusions, and Recommendations
  • Chapter 36 - Applying the Methodology: A Case Study in Consumer Products
  • Chapter 37 - My Last Hurrah at Ameritech: A Case Study of Strategic Analyses and Recommendations