"One of the things I’ve learned is that for employees to stage engaging experiences for a company’s customers, they have to be engaged themselves in that company and what it stands for. Read Fired Up or Burned Out and Michael Stallard will show you exactly how to ignite their passion by connecting them to your purpose."
"This is a must-read for any leader or anyone aspiring to be in a leadership role. Lessons drawn uniquely from acclaimed personalities of the past become the foundation for strong leadership in tomorrow’s world. There’s no other book like it."
"The greatest assets in an organization are the employees, and engaging them is the most direct way to improve your business. Fired Up or Burned Out clearly outlines how executives can focus their energies, not only to improve their individual leadership abilities, but also to add to the effectiveness of the entire team in achieving the organization’s goals."
"Through fascinating stories, Fired Up or Burned Out convinced me of the power of connection, in life and in work. It helped me see what is missing in so many organizations. Just as important, I learned what to do about it."
Leaders who are searching for ways to develop the healthy work environment that releases the energy of their people, releases the human spirit, could not find more inspiring support than in this great new resource for leaders in all three sectors. Fired Up or Burned Out will be the indispensable leadership guide for leaders everywhere.
"I am completely convinced the basic precepts in Fired Up or Burned Out will stand the test of time. It’s an important book that needs to be read by business people in this country and throughout the world. The book demonstrates an historic and universal understanding of what really makes things work and what causes them to die. I’m giving it to everyone at my own firm.
"Today’s world revolves around knowledge workers. Leaders can’t just tell them what to do – leaders have to engage them. Michael shows us how! He provides great coaching on how to engage your workforce."
"I was fortunate to have worked for 23 years at one of the most successful financial services firms in the world. The concepts in Fired Up or Burned Out reminded me of many of the reasons I think the firm was so consistently successful and why we enjoyed working there. This is a valuable book with very enduring ideas that have proven to be important to success."