About the author xi Prologue- living by choice, not by chance 1 The Deliberate Quotient (DQ) (R) Quiz 19 1 Decide - what's important 31 2 Eliminate - focusing on the important 61 3 Language - your internal soundtrack 81 4 Information - managing inward and outward flows 99 5 Beliefs - guiding your behaviour 123 6 Energy - synchronising your body and mind 145 7 Responsibility - accepting and taking ownership 165 8 Action - getting work done 187 9 Time - achieving your priorities 209 10 Evaluate - managing your overall performance 241 Epilogue - living with success 261 Recommended reading 267 My story 291 Acknowledgements and gratitude 301 Index 307
Dr David Keane is an international presenter, workshop leader and author who has devoted his life to helping create workplaces that bring out the best in people. For the past 24 years he has worked with some of the world's top leaders to unlock the secrets of their success. Based on his own intensive research of successful managers as well as academic research, Dr David Keane has created programs that have a profound impact on participants. He is a former business school dean, research scholar, corporate executive, and consultant with Deloitte Consulting and PricewaterhouseCoopers.