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The Golden Circle Presentation

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Why are some leaders more influential, inspiring and innovative than others? Why do some organizations command greater loyalty from customers and employees alike?

Simon Sinek uses a model called The Golden Circle to explain how legendary leaders like Steve Jobs, Martin Luther King Jr., and the Wright brothers were able to inspire, rather than manipulate, in order to motivate people. It is the framework for the WHY.

The power of WHY is not opinion. It’s biology.

The Golden Circle is more than a communications hierarchy. Its principles are deeply grounded in the tenets of human decision making. How the Golden Circle works maps perfectly with how our brain works. The Golden Circle can be used as a guide to vastly improve leadership, corporate culture, hiring, product development, sales and marketing. It explains loyalty and how to create enough momentum to turn an idea into a social movement.

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The whole idea of The Golden Circle is to share it with as many people as possible so that, together, we can change our world. That's why we’ve developed The Golden Circle as a PAY WHAT YOU CAN tool to make it easier for you to share it with others.

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Practical Guides to Leading Millennials

The expanded edition of Leaders Eat Last includes "A Practical Guide to Leading Millennials," in which Simon offers actionable steps for leaders, Millennials themselves, and parents to combat and overcome some of the challenges our younger generations face.

Use these excerpts as a guide to leading Millennials:

Complete Guide: Stand Out in the Job Market

Studies show that 80% of people don’t love their jobs. Our dream is to reverse this statistic.

This guide is designed to help you conduct a WHY-driven job search, from resume and cover letter, to interview and your social media profile, so that you can begin taking steps to find a job you will love. A job that allows you to end every day feeling fulfilled by the work you do. The guide is available to you as a PDF download as soon as you order it.

This 36-page guide includes:

  • An introduction to the Golden Circle
  • Write a compelling Resume
  • Write an inspiring cover letter
  • Tips for interviews
  • Your Personal Brand

Stand Out in the Job Market: Resume and Cover Letter

This 27-page guide includes:

  • An introduction to The Golden Circle
  • Write a Compelling Resume
  • Write an Inspiring Cover Letter

This Cover Letter is one segment of the "Stand Out in the Job Market" Complete Guide.

This guide is designed to help you write a resume and cover letter that clearly states who you are and how you feel so you can advance the greater purpose of the organization you hope to join. The guide is available to you as a PDF download as soon as you order it.

"Start With Why" Primer

If you’ve read Simon’s book or seen his TED Talk on the WHY, you’re already familiar with the Golden Circle. This primer will serve to remind you of the most important points.

If the Golden Circle is new for you, what follows is the heart of the matter—and is essential preparation for your own search for WHY.