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The Busy Leader's Handbook: How to Lead People and Places That Thrive

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A comprehensive book of need-to-know insights for busy leaders

Being a great leader means getting the fundamentals right. It also means consistently doing the little things that make a positive difference in the lives of employees, customers, and other stakeholders. The Busy Leader's Handbook: How to Lead People and Places That Thrive is a practical, easy-to-use book filled with gentle reminders of what we should be doing every day especially when work is at its most intense.

The Handbook is packed with proven best practices, tools, tips, and tactics for engaging employees, revitalizing cultures, delighting customers, and building high-performance companies. Short, succinct, and accessible, each chapter is stand-alone, offering helpful advice for meeting common business challenges. Plus, the strategies, approaches, and tactics are designed to be put into action immediately.

    The Busy Leader's Handbook functions as a desk reference and pocket guide for anyone in a leadership position. It's also a great training tool for onboarding new leaders. Whether you work for a start-up, a small or mid-size business, or a large corporation, this book will change how you think, inspire you to do your job better and help your organization thrive.


    Quint Studer is a lifelong student of leadership. He is a businessman, a visionary, an entrepreneur, and a mentor to many. He has worked with individuals at all levels of leadership and across a variety of industries to help them become better leaders and create high-performing organizations. Along the way he has discovered and refined many high-impact leadership behaviors and tactics that he is eager to share.

    He knows leadership is not easy and wants to simplify it for others. He has a gift for translating complex business strategies into simple, doable leader behaviors that allow organizations to achieve long-term success and profitability.


    "People frequently ask me about the best path to becoming a successful leader. My favorite new answer is, 'Hang around Quint Studer and listen.' I wish Quint had written this book when I was 30. It would have accelerated my leadership curve dramatically and saved me a lot of scars."
    BERT THORNTON, Former President and COO, Vice Chairman Emeritus, Waffle House, Inc.

    "It's a practical toolkit that can help all women, including the vital group of Millennials I focus on, maximize their potential and power."
    TIFFANY PHAM, Founder and CEO, Mogul

    "I've spent my whole career studying culture and how to create a place where great employees want to be. This book nails it!"
    SONDRA EOFF, CEO, Odessa Pumps

    "Quint is one of the most dynamic leaders on the planet. His new book covers all the bases on how to truly lead in a hyper-efficient world."
    MICHAEL MCDORMAN, President and CEO, The Chamber of Greater Springfield, OH

    "Successful leaders will choose to follow Quint's blueprint for recognizing superior work while also connecting people with purpose. Simply put, it's ALWAYS about the relationships. No matter if you are dealing with Baby Boomers, a Millennial, or someone from Gen Z relationships will always pay."
    DAVE ST. PETER, President and CEO, Minnesota Twins