Cherish and Challenge Your Legacy
Leading the Starbucks Way is a penetrating look at the inner workings of one of today’s most successful brands. The company gave Michelli one-on-one access to a variety of employees (called partners) to write this book--from baristas to senior leaders, including Howard Schultz, chairman, president, and chief executive officer.
In short, success is all about loving your product, loving your customers, and loving your employees. Sincerely. Without fail. Even in the face of business challenges.
Praise for Leading the Starbucks Way
“Michelli shows us how a small Seattle-based chain of coffee shops became one of the most beloved brands on the planet. So grab a cup of coffee, put your feet up, and read this book!”
Ken Blanchard, coauthor of The One Minute Manager® and Leading at a Higher Level
“Culture is everything! This fast-moving, fascinating book gives you countless practical ideas you can use immediately to create a company climate of inspiration and loyalty.”
Brian Tracy, author of Full Engagement
“Michelli identifies the principles by which Howard Schultz and his team passionately perform in a culture that loves, respects, and rewards suppliers, employees, customers, shareholders, and the community.”
Robert Spector, author of The Nordstrom Way
“Leading the Starbucks Way provides the key success factors of a lifestyle brand that is globally scaled, locally relevant, and powered by the passion of the Starbucks culture.”"Organizational consultant Michelli serves up a new helping of the recipe for business success he offered in The Starbucks Experience."
John Timmerman, PhD, Senior Strategist of Customer Experience and Innovation, Gallup