No Dumbing Down: A No-Nonsense Guide for CEOs on Organization Growth


When it comes to running a business, none of us has time for approaches that leave us asking, “So what?” In our decade of working together, Karen demonstrated an unflappable bias for action and an obsession for meaningful results. Her book will enable you to achieve those same kinds of results and all the different types of success that goes with them. — Rod Canion, Founder and former CEO, Compaq Computer Corporation
Karen Walker’s book, No Dumbing Down, is a quick-hitting treasure trove of applicable models that can and should be applied to a growing business. Her extensive insights are shared in a practical and approachable manner that supports the imperfect but all-important discipline of transitioning in and out of levels of organizational maturity. – Jeff Margolis, Chairman and CEO, Welltok, Inc. and Founding CEO, TriZetto
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No Dumbing Down: A No-Nonsense Guide for CEOs on Organization Growth is a book for a company’s senior-most leaders looking to make improvements when aligning the organization’s internal and external strategies for fast, profitable, and sustain- able growth.
This book combines the author’s impactful and formative experience with leadership and strategy best practices, helping the reader master the counterintuitive art of actually delivering on the promise made to customers. Readers will learn how and why to put these strategies to work—taking direct aim at pitfalls that can trip up even the most stellar companies.


About the Author(s)

Karen D. Walker

Karen Walker is a consultant, author, and advisor to CEOs and senior leaders. She helps her clients grow their companies with successful outcomes, which include IPOs, acquisitions, marke…

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October 12, 2018





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