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Tipping Sacred Cows

Kick the Bad Work Habits that Masquerade as Virtues

By Jake Breeden
9-minute read
Tipping Sacred Cows: Kick the Bad Work Habits that Masquerade as Virtues by Jake Breeden

This book will challenge your assumptions about what virtues really matter in the workplace. It explains how the seven “sacred cows” – balance, collaboration, creativity, excellence, fairness, passion and preparation – may actually be hindering your organization’s performance. It outlines some alternative strategies that will make you and your employees happier and more productive.

  • Entrepreneurs, and anyone interested in business
  • Anyone interested in developing their leadership skills
  • Anyone who wants to avoid common fallacies of the workplace

Jake Breeden is a writer and consultant who specializes in marketing, communications and leadership. He's advised leaders from some of the world's leading companies, such as Starbucks, Microsoft, Google and IBM.


© Jake Breeden: Tipping Sacred Cows copyright 2013, John Wiley & Sons Inc. Used by permission of John Wiley & Sons Inc. and shall not be made available to any unauthorized third parties.

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