Daring & Disruptive: Unleashing the Entrepreneur [EPUB]

Daring & Disruptive: Unleashing the Entrepreneur [EPUB]
Daring & Disruptive: Unleashing the Entrepreneur by Lisa Messenger
2016 | EPUB | 27.08MB

'Daring and Disruptive' is an insightful and soulful account of the entrepreneur's roller-coaster ride for those who want to succeed almost as much as they want to breathe... who want to make the impossible possible and the ordinary extraordinary.

After decades of success in multiple industries, Lisa Messenger blends her personal stories with the important business lessons she has learned along the way, from why money is not the only currency to how to fail well.

Lisa gives readers a valuable insight into her world, whether you're a budding entrepreneur, seasoned game changer or a corporate ladder-climber dreaming of creating your own gig or making positive change from the inside. This book will help you dig deep, stay on purpose, back yourself, be true to your ideas, and ensure that if you're thrown to the wolves, you'll have the strength to come out leading the pack.

Your life is your message to the world. So embrace the journey and live it out loud.

he Long View: Career Strategies to Start Strong, Reach High, and Go Far [EPUB]

he Long View: Career Strategies to Start Strong, Reach High, and Go Far [EPUB]
The Long View: Career Strategies to Start Strong, Reach High, and Go Far by Brian Fetherstonhaugh
2016 | EPUB | 2.03MB

The Chairman & CEO of OgilvyOne Worldwide and career advisor extraordinaire, Brian Fetherstonhaugh, outlines the three stages of a long, successful work life and offers guidance to plan ahead and get the most out of each phase.

The world of careers is vastly different than it was just five years ago―more choices, more competition, and relentless change in how we define work-life. It can be difficult to understand our options and plan for a prosperous future.

Where can you go for answers? Colleges may teach us academic and technical skills, and there are places to look for tips on how to write a resume or prep for a job interview. But is it enough?

Brian Fetherstonhaugh, CEO of OgilvyOne Worldwide, understands this dilemma and how to navigate it. He believes we need more than tactics―we need robust, road-tested strategies that combine old-school wisdom with new-school context so that we can flourish in the new professional reality. In The Long View, Fetherstonhaugh shows us the three distinct but interconnected stages of a career, and how we build ‘fuel’ at every step along the way to create long-term success. The Long View teaches us new ways of finding jobs, new methods to build careers that last, and a new definition of “work” that embraces life-satisfaction and happiness.

The Long View offers highly practical exercises that challenge you to rethink how to assess your skills, invest your time and expand your personal network, and provides a framework for facing tough job decisions. With insights drawn from interviews with a variety of professionals―who share both success stories and cautionary tales―The Long View will help you establish your own path for overcoming obstacles and making the best choices for a long, accomplished, and rewarding career.

Nimble, Focused, Feisty: Organizational Cultures That Win in the New Era and How to Create Them [EPUB]

Nimble, Focused, Feisty: Organizational Cultures That Win in the New Era and How to Create Them [EPUB]
Nimble, Focused, Feisty: Organizational Cultures That Win in the New Era and How to Create Them by Sara Roberts
2016 | EPUB | 1.89MB

Leaders have talked about the importance of corporate culture for decades, but the success of iconic companies like GE, Apple, and Google shows how culture is a strategic lever that can be utilized for driving growth, change, and innovation. In this new age of globalization, rapid technology shifts, and constant disruption, the 21st century marketplace is more volatile and uncertain than ever. To thrive, businesses need a new kind of emphasis around culture.

Sara Roberts, former CEO and founder of Roberts Golden and a seasoned executive consultant to dozens of Fortune 500 companies and CEOs, sees how flourishing companies—from established market leaders to the surprising upstarts—share three distinct attributes:

  • Nimble: They are much faster and more agile than ordinary organizations
  • Focused: They use their sense of purpose as a lens to understand and meet the needs of customers and markets
  • Feisty: They play big and act bold to capitalize on advantages and out-muscle the competition

For successful companies in this new era, culture is not about playing defense but about going on offense. It’s purposely designed, leveraged, and honed to deliver value and drive growth.

In Nimble, Focused, Feisty, Roberts provides not only a look into what these organizations are doing differently but also a blueprint and framework so your company can create a cultural strategy to thrive in the new era.

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