Inspirational Gamechangers: How The Best Business Talent Create Astonishingly Successful Companies

Paperback | September 18, 2015

byGerry Thompson, David W. Mellor

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Contains over 30 interviews with influential business experts including Sir Richard Branson , Arianna Huffington and Jamie Oliver A great leader is often the driving force of a great business. They are inspirational, influential and excellent role models for anyone in business. But how do the best minds in business become astonishingly successful? Featuring interviews from rising entrepreneurs to established professionals, Inspirational Gamechangers answers this question and reveals the journeys of some of the greatest business innovators in the world. Look inside this book to uncover the major challenges they have faced, lift the lid on their impact on the business world and find pioneering practical advice that anyone can use. [front cover endorsement - to go above title] "Inspirational Gamechangersoffers huge learning for the professional in every field of business Steve Thomas, Professor of Finance and Course Director, Executive MBA, Cass Business School

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Contains over 30 interviews with influential business experts including Sir Richard Branson , Arianna Huffington and Jamie Oliver A great leader is often the driving force of a great business. They are inspirational, influential and excellent role models for anyone in business. But how do the best minds in business become astonishingly...

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Contains over 30 interviews with influential business experts including Sir Richard Branson, Arianna Huffington and Jamie Oliver   A great leader is often the driving force of a great business. They are inspirational, influential and excellent role models for anyone in business. But how do the best minds in business become astonish...

Gerry Thompson is an executive coach, mentor & team trainer. His clients include: American Express, Lloyds TSB, JP Morgan bank, UK Environment Agency, Reuters International, Hilton Hotels, EDF Energy & many more. David W. Mellor works with existing and aspiring entrepreneurs, providing one-to-one and group mentoring/advice. He also wor...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 8.4 × 5.3 × 0.7 inPublished:September 18, 2015Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0273792814

ISBN - 13:9780273792819

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Table of Contents

About the authors

Introduction

 

The Gamechangers:

 

1 - Trailblazers

James Dyson: Dyson Research Design and Development
Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw: Biocon
Simon Woodroffe: YO Sushi
Rita Clifton: Brands International
Todd Ostrander: Tectonic
Martha Lane Fox: Lastminute.com
Frank Meehan: Investor
Bryan Mistele: Inrix

2 - Disruptors

Steve Jobs: Apple
Richard Branson: Virgin
Aianna Huffington: Huffington Post
Muhammud Yunus: Grameen Bank
Jamie Oliver: Jamie Oliver Holdings
Jacqueline Gold: Ann Summers
Vernon Hill: Metro Bank
Peter Cullum: Towergate
Miles Roberts: DS Smith

3 - Values Led Businesses

Ben Cohen: Ben & Jerry’s
Anita Roddick: Bodyshop
Rick Ridgeway: Patagonia
Craig Sams: Green and Black's


4 - Community Players

Jimmy Wales: Wikipedia
Justine Roberts: Mumsnet
Ruth Carnall: NHS
Steve Moore: Crowdshed
Lesley-Anne Alexander: RNIB

5 - Up-and-Coming Influencers

Dave Brailsford: Team Sky
Giles Palmer: Brandwatch
Rob Forkan: Gandys
Darren Fell: Crunch
Ruth and Amy Anslow: HisBe

 

Attributes of Business Gamechangers

Top Gamechangers’ Learning Points