The book description is spot on. I read this book as part of my summer PD. I am trying read as much as I can on leadership, mindset, and marketing. I want to take the ideas gained and apply them to the field of education and my job.
This book was a great read. As the reader consumes the knowledge between a Multiplier and a Diminisher they have no choice but to self reflect and figure out what type of person/leader they are. I consumed the information and am now figuring out how to become better.
The underlying idea that I took away is that everyone who you work with has something valuable to give and offer. A Multiplier will help them find ways to use their talents and gifts to improve the overall business. In terms of education I keep thinking about helping teachers find what they are good at and help them use their gifts to enhance education. With so many issues plaguing education some teachers have lost their vision of what they do well and need to get back to the core level of quality teaching.
This was a quality book. This book applies to any discipline or job. My Evernote page is loaded with notes and ideas that I took away from the book. I will be spending the rest of my summer working towards becoming a Multiplier. I want to be able to work with others and multiply our productivity. I want to help others find their gifts. I want to work on the five disciplines of a Multiplier which are