Chapter 1: The Caddie and the CEO

The Trillion Dollar Coach

 

Chapter 2: Your Title Makes You a Manager. Your People Make You a Leader

 

It’s the People

 

Start with Trip Reports

 

Five Words on a Whiteboard

 

Framework for 1:1s and Reviews

 

The Throne Behind the Round Table

 

Lead-Based on First Principles

 

Manage the Aberrant Genius

 

Money’s Not About Money

 

Innovation is Where the Crazy People Have Stature

 

Heads Held High

Bill on Boards

 

Chapter 3: Build an Envelope of Trust

 

Only Coach the Coachable

 

Practice Free-Form Listening

 

No Gap Between Statement and Fact

 

Don’t Stick it in Their Ears

 

Be the Evangelist for Courage

 

Full Identity Front and Center

 

Chapter 4: Team First

 

Work the Team, then the Problem

 

Pick the Right Players

 

Pair People

 

The Peer Feedback Survey

 

Get to the Table

 

Solve the Biggest Problem

 

Don’t Let the Bitch Sessions Last

 

Right

 

Leaders Lead

 

Fill the Gaps Between People

 

Permission to be Empathetic

 

Chapter 5: The Power of Love

 

Top Ten ‘Billisms’

  1. “You should have that shirt cleaned and burned.”
  2. “You’re as dumb as a post.”
  3. “He’s one of the great horse’s asses of our time.
  4. “You’re a numbnuts.”
  5. “You couldn’t run a five-flat forty-yard dash off a cliff.”
  6. “You’ve got hands like feet.”
  7. “You’d fuck up a free lunch.”
  8. “You’re so fucked up you make me look good.”
  9. “Don’t fuck it up.”
  10. “That’s the sound of your head coming out of your ass.”

 

The Lovely Reset

 

The Percussive Clap

 

Always Build Communities

 

People

 

Love the Founders

 

The Elevator Chat

 

Chapter 6: The Yardstick

 

The What Next? Decision