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Transform Your Business : Teach Yourself - Nina Dar

Transform Your Business

Teach Yourself

By: Nina Dar


Published: 28th October 2011
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Published: 28th October 2011
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The ultimate practical guide to business transformation, using proven methods.

Some people think change is a dirty word. Business leaders can't afford to think this way. Your competitors change, and your marketplace changes, so if you can't change, you will be left behind.

Nina Dar has led hundreds of businesses of all sizes through the change process. Now, these proven techniques that multinational companies have paid thousands of pounds for, are available in one practical, focused guide to business change.

Nina's approach puts a uniquely human focus on business change. It focuses on delivering change with the people who matter, and uses case studies from real people who have applied the approach to transform their business. The step by step method used here makes it easy for you to do what you need to replicate their success.

If you cannot afford not to change, then you cannot afford not to read this book.

About The Author

Nina Dar is the founder of Cheeky Monkey Business Solutions, and has worked with small and large companies including Zeneca Pharmaceuticals and Norwich Union.


No Monkey-ing Around Here


This title and its contents so grabbed my attention and my imagination I bought a further 12 copies of it and gave it to the committee members of two not-for-profit groups I am working with, in the hope that within its pages they will find some ideas for the changes they are trying to make to their organisations so they will be more effective....!

Queensland, AU


Transform Your Business

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'The founder of Cheeky Monkey Business Solutions shows how any business can successfully change by using an easy-to-follow transformation process.' - Director Magazine


Section 1: The Art of the Possible Step 1 Just keeping up or making things happen Step 2 The good Step 3 Treasure the moaning Step 4 Space to dream Step 5 Connections Step 6 The blueprint Step 7 Be honest about today Step 8 Give yourself credit Step 9 Sharing won't kill you Step 10 Hit pause ... dream vs need

Section 2: The End Step 11 Be distracted Step 12 Picture the end Step 13 Do nothing Step 14 Make it relevant Step 15 You are not an island Step 16 Don't talk yourself out of it

Section 3: The Story Step 17 A human process Step 18 Getting others to see the light Step 19 Disagree Step 20 Definitions: transformation vs programmes vs projects Step 21 Design the results Step 22 Money and people Step 23 The reward Step 24 Action Step 25 Choices, decisions and consequences

Section 4: Doing It and Delivering It Step 26 The environment Step 27 Over-communicate Step 28 Create involvement Step 29 Establish authority Step 30 The project kick-off Step 31 The steering group Step 32 Beyond the sexy start Step 33 Breaking the habit Step 34 Garbage in, garbage out Step 35 Value what you do Step 36 Shortcuts can be good Step 37 Things that might stop you Step 38 Things that are stopping you Step 39 Knowing when to say NO Step 40 Don't underestimate the people

Section 5: Looking, Learning and Moving On Step 41 Don't get lost Step 42 Keep looking, listening and learning Step 43 Projects have to end Step 44 End-of-project review Step 45 Next chapter in the story Step 46 Coming home Step 47 Celebrate success

Section 6: Science Step 48 Brain training Step 49 Behaviour Step 50 Culture Step 51 Mission and vision Step 52 What is your business landscape? Step 53 Cheeky Monkey SWOT Step 54 Analysing strengths Step 55 Analysing weaknesses Step 56 Analysing threats Step 57 Analysing opportunities Step 58 What do you do well? Step 59 Business blueprint Step 60 Cloud and the SAAS Step 61 Stay fresh Step 62 Where's the value? Step 63 Holistic sustainability Step 64 No customer, no business Step 65 Innovation is everywhere Step 66 Finding unique Step 67 Mapping the lifecycle Step 68 Tuning into your customers Step 69 Doing what the customer wants Step 70 You are not alone Step 71 Working in the global village Step 72 The order of events Step 73 Project management basics Step 74 Choosing a programme manager Step 75 Choosing a project manager Step 76 Choosing project team members Step 77 Resource planning Step 78 The project definition document Step 79 The ingredients for a great project kick-off workshop Step 80 Defend the egg energizer

Section 7: Magic Step 81 Love Step 82 Body language Step 83 Smile Step 84 It is about you Step 85 Passion Step 86 Courage Step 87 Experience Step 88 Listening Step 89 Talking Step 90 Being honest Step 91 Getting to know them Step 92 Inspiration Step 93 Blind faith Step 94 Beware the hype Step 95 Food Step 96 Playing Step 97 Sharing Step 98 Stress relief Step 99 Thanks

ISBN: 9781444144581
ISBN-10: 1444144588
Series: Teach Yourself
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 28th October 2011
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 20.0 x 13.0  x 1.8
Weight (kg): 0.23
Edition Number: 1