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Kogan Page Complete : The Leaders Who Are Changing our World - Sally Percy

Kogan Page Complete

The Leaders Who Are Changing our World

By: Sally Percy

Paperback | 3 September 2023 | Edition Number 1

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From the stratospheric success of Jeff Bezos to the secret genius of Satoshi Nakamoto, 21st Century Business Icons uncovers the fascinating success stories behind some of the world's most innovative business leaders. Behind every success is the unique story of an individual who has transformed their ambition into reality. They have overcome their competition through innovation, determination and confidence. This book uncovers the stories behind these figures - while they may be divisive, controversial or polarizing - each of them offers fascinating insights into business and society. Stretching from California to Tokyo and covering sectors such as tech, retail, banking and social media, this book uncovers the secrets behind success on a global scale. Discover how Whitney Wolfe Herd reinvented the dating industry and how Jimmy Donaldson built a YouTube business empire. 21st Century Business Icons is a fascinating exploration of the entrepreneurs, influencers and pioneers who have redefined the 21st century.

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"A gem of a book, written with the sparkle and insight that characterizes Sally Percy's renowned coverage of leadership and business. A great learning lesson in leadership."" -- Matt Symonds, Director, Fortuna Admissions and Editor-In-Chief, BlueSky Thinking
"Whether you are wanting to learn more about today's successful business icons, or pick up tips and ideas to enhance your own practice, Sally Percy's book is an interesting and inspiring read." -- Audrey Tang, Chartered Psychologist and Leadership Development Trainer
"Sally Percy writes with insight about established icons and about emerging leaders. I found something new and interesting in every chapter, and found the chapter summaries very powerful. It's a book I'll be referring to time and time again." -- Roger Delves, Professor of Practice for Leadership & Management, Hult International Business School
"Such an insightful book and a must-read for anyone in business or thinking of starting one. Motivating and inspiring - and a book to come back to again and again!" -- Martina Doherty, Business Psychologist and Leadership Coach
"If you are looking for a dose of inspiration to guide the next steps in your career, look no further. Sally Percy's gift for storytelling shines through her 21 profiles of some of the world's most impactful entrepreneurs." -- John Mullins, Associate Professor, London Business School
"This is a must-read for anybody who aspires to a senior leadership role. It certainly won't be one of those business books you buy but never quite get round to reading!" -- Mark Simmonds, creativity expert and mental health champion
"If you want to know how today's most influential business bosses got to the top, look no further than this book. Sally's knack of getting quickly to the heart of a story makes it a real page-turner, and it's a fascinating source of insight about the personal journeys of leaders." -- Patrick Woodman, editor of Dialogue magazine and freelance consulting editor
"Through inspiring stories and thoughtful analysis, this book teaches us valuable lessons from modern leaders. Whether you want to be a leader yourself or just love reading about business, this book helps us understand the qualities and sacrifices that drive success." -- Rameez Kaleem, Founder and Managing Director, 3R Strategy
"Sally Percy provides a unique insight into the philosophies, mindsets, behaviours, and backgrounds of some of the most successful leaders of our time. This book will become the sought-after text for anyone who is trying to make sense of what it means to be a leader during these tough and challenging, yet hugely exciting times." -- David Liddle, Founding President, People and Culture Association and CEO, TCM

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