Made to Thrive : The Five Roles to Evolve Beyond Your Leadership Comfort Zone - Brad Giles

Made to Thrive

The Five Roles to Evolve Beyond Your Leadership Comfort Zone

By: Brad Giles

Paperback | 1 November 2019

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What is the difference between a good leader, and a great leader?

What results do great leaders consistently achieve, and what activities do they perform in order to accomplish these results? Are some leaders simply Made to Thrive, creating growing, profitable organisations with magnet like cultures for attracting talent, while the rest are destined to accept only good results?

Or, is it possible to learn the key roles that great leaders perform, in order to achieve enduring, great results?


In this book Brad Giles provides a detailed step-by-step process for leaders to identify their key opportunities, evolve beyond their leadership comfort zone and implement tools to achieve enduring greatness as a leader.

Made to Thrive is a simple, practical and definitive practitioners guide on how to be a great leader.

About the Author

Brad Giles has more than twenty years experience as a serial entrepreneur, strategic planner and leadership coach. He has twice been recognised as a BRW Fast 100 founder, an EY Entrepreneur of the Year finalist, and is actively involved in EO, the Entrepreneurs Organization.

Brad is a Core Advisor and Trainer for Gravitas Impact Premium Coaches, a 3HAG certified coach and a former Gazelles coach, providing content, mentoring and training for mid-market business coaches worldwide.

Today, as founder of the strategic planning and coaching consultancy Evolution Partners, Brad works with CEOs and leadership teams to build enduring, great companies.
Industry Reviews

As a CEO, you may be bombarded with a never-ended barrage of ideas to improve your effectiveness. With everything you learn and implement, there seems to be another around the corner. In Made to Thrive, Brad Giles compresses years of hands-on experience and study, coaching CEOs to be more effective, into a concise manual that you can follow step-by step. Not only does he outline what to do, he links it to what really matters for your company: your firm's performance.


Founder, Outthinker and author "Outthink the Competition", "Hide A Dagger Behind A Smile" and "Way Of Innovation"

New York, New York

Growing a business to be more purposeful, meaningful and useful in the world is a big goal for many of us CEOs. But, how do you do it? Well, one of the answers is that you'll need to grow your own knowledge, skill and understanding of how to be an effective CEO first. Brad Giles' model to help us CEOs assess our skills and then take action to move from good to great is the practical and powerful guide I wish I had much earlier in my career.


CEO and Founder, The Physio Co and author "Culture is Everything"

Melbourne, Australia

As a CEO it's often lonely at the top. Made to Thrive provides a clear blueprint on how to be a great CEO and how to make a bigger difference in a world full of disruption. Brad is a highly talented and experienced executive coach. His coaching together with the 5 roles outlined in Made to Thrive have helped Aventus scale up significantly and given me a blueprint on how to be a great CEO.


CEO, Aventus group

Sydney, Australia

As a CEO of 20+ years and now as a Coach to High Growth CEOs worldwide - this book is a must read for every CEO. Brad has done an excellent job in laying out clear and immediate action steps to realize a GREAT return on all your efforts as a CEO. This CEO playbook will ensure you are providing maximum results for your business.


Serial Entrepreneur, Strategic Execution Expert, and Best Selling Author "The Metronome Effect" and "3HAG WAY"

Vancouver, British Columbia

Made to Thrive nails the key requirements for effective leadership in business. This book makes a perfect reference for those wanting to create great companies. It distils some of the best research in this area and applies it sensibly and practically. The simplicity of language, and, direct approach, makes it ideal for everyone to read, re-read and refer to often. The tools offer real examples of how to apply the principles of leadership as a CEO. As a CEO myself, I will use this book regularly and ensure I cover all aspects of each of Made to Thrive. I am impressed with this book and recommend it highly.


Director, WA CEO Institute

Perth, Australia

For all enlightened and dedicated CEOs looking to not just grow a great company, but also develop themselves as an inspiring and effective leader, "Made to Thrive" is a must read. Brad Giles' five part framework and accompanying exercises, as well as his compelling stories, help you evaluate your strengths and your weaknesses as a CEO. Then, he gives you the tools to put in place an action plan to leverage your talents and grow yourself - as well as your organization."


Founder and President, CEO Think Tank(R)

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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