Navigation

No products in the cart.

Business is Beautiful

Return to Previous Page
Description

Product Description

The hard art of standing apart

Business is Beautiful is a lead title that looks at those unmeasurable drivers of success in business today.

  • A highly original perspective of what determines success, profitability and sustainability in business.
  • Contains fascinating stories of 30 companies that adopt contrarian and unique techniques and methods.
  • Original content and stand-out presentation – colour throughout.
  • Lead title PR campaign targeting business and marketing media; extensive online social marketing initiative.

Book Details

  • Publisher: LID Publishing
  • ISBN: 978‐1‐907794‐31‐5
  • FORMAT: 234 x 156mm
  • Bookbinding: Hardback
  • Number of pages: 288

Testimonials


AUTHORS

Jean-Baptiste Danet is the CEO, Nick Liddell is director of strategy, Dorothy MacKenzie is UK Chairman and Tony Allen is group director of corporate branding at Dragon Rouge, one of the world’s leading design and innovation agencies.

Reviews (0)

Reviews

There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “Business is Beautiful”

Related Products

New! Quick View

The Creative Society

HOW THE FUTURE CAN BE WON

Author: Lars Tvede

Human creativity has been one of the fundamental drivers of civilization and progress – solving immense problems, creating opportunities and overcoming enemies like no other force. Often it has baffled its skeptics by finding new and better resources, unexpected environmental technologies and genuinely amazing products that no one had predicted.

However, like so many before it, Western civilization is now suffering from serious internal decay with its bloated public sectors, punitive taxes, over-regulation, marginalized citizens, stagnation, debt, unemployment and pessimism.

 
£12.99 Add to cart
its the People Quick View

It´s the people

WHAT DOES IT REALLY TAKE TO SUCCEED AND PERFORM AS A BUSINESS MANAGER AND LEADER?

Authors: John A. Dembitz
Jack  Welch,  the  legendary  CEO  of  General  Electric,  described  himself  as  “the  world’s  best  paid  human resource  director”.  Welch  and  other  leaders  of  extraordinary  successful  companies over  the  past  30  years  focused  on  one   particular  part  of their  business: the  people.
 
Unlike  other  assets,  people  have  legs  that  enable  them  to  walk,  they  go  home  at  night,  they  have brains  that  enable   independent  thought,  senses  to  make  them  aware,  and  have  intangible  feeling s.  But  the  way  that  they  are  managed   impacts  directly  on  the  business’  bottom  line  like  no  other  asset  category.  This  book  is  a  firm  reminder  of  the  value  of   people  to any  organisation.  Great  managers  and  leaders,  at  whatever  level,  are  ones  capable  of  driving  performance   and  change  through  people.  This book  provides  essential  actions  and  behaviours  to  pursue  (and  those  to  avoid)  for  any   manager  who  is  seeking  the  path  to  great management  and  leadeship.
   
£9.99 Add to cart
New! The Productivity Habits Quick View

The Productivity Habits

A simple approach to become more productive

Authors: Ben Elijah The pressure to be more productive is a nightmare for any business person – both at work and at home – but this doesn’t have to be a problem anymore. This book introduces eight habits that can turn procrastination into productivity and the pain of overburden into the pleasure of achievement. As you read this book, you will develop productive habits allowing your to-do list to dissolve effortlessly. The secret to unlocking each habit is explained in a compelling way and the book is packed with concise advice and engaging diagrams.  
£9.99 Add to cart
Effective Modern Coaching Quick View

Effective Modern Coaching

The principles and art of succesful business coaching

Written by one of the world s leading business coaches, this book provides authoritative and proven guidance and techniques for managers, executives, or indeed coaches, who want to bring out the full potential of their employees and clients through coaching. Individual performance is a cornerstone of corporate performance and the need to achieve more productivity or innovation from fewer is becoming increasingly vital. Coaching is a demonstrably successful approach to helping individuals perform to higher levels. This book aims to develop managers and executives into great coaches, who can transform the performance of individuals and teams in their organizations.

E-Book Version
£12.99 Add to cart
The Impact Code Quick View

The Impact Code

50 ways to enhance your presence and impact at work

Author: Simon Tyler

The best leaders and managers create change. They are able to create a vision, communicate an idea and in particular encourage action from others. What is it about these leaders and managers which makes others want to follow, engage and to act?

 
£9.99 Add to cart
The Old Rush Quick View

The Old Rush

Marketing for Gold in the Age of Aging

Author: Peter Hubbell
The age of aging will begin in 2014 as the last of the baby boomers turn 50. No other global trend will do more to impact the way we live, think, act, and interact with brands for the next twenty years.
 
It´s never ok to kiss the interviewer Quick View

It’s Never OK to Kiss the Interviewer

It's Never OK to Kiss the Interviewer And other secrets to surviving, thriving and high fiving at work.

This is a book for anyone who wants to progress and be happy and successful in their working life. Be it school leaver, university graduate or existing employee looking to drive their career forward – this book offers a refreshing approach to an every day subject; one which is becoming more and more critical as unemployment figures grow.  
£9.99 Add to cart
New! Quick View

Masters of Innvovation

Building the Perpetually Innovative Company

Authors: Kai Engel, Violetka Dirlea, Stephen Dyer and Jochen Graff.

Masters of Innovation is the manual for creating a sustainable innovative organization – because innovation is not an art. It’s a capability. The past 15 years have brought a flood of how-to books about innovation, most of them stuffed with stories of startling eureka moments and charismatic leaders. These stories have little to teach business leaders their own innovation capability. But Masters of Innovation clearly and concisely explains how managers make innovation more than just a ‘breakthrough moment’.

This book offers the real experience of the world’s best Innovators. These are not just the hot ‘tech’ companies of the moment, but companies growing in traditional sectors—automotive, train travel, household appliances—where slow growth would be expected. Many have been in business for generations, and still they grow. Being innovative is a repeatable process that can be studied and learned, one that will sustain a company’s profitable growth for decades.

 
£19.99 Add to cart
In the Shower with Picasso Quick View

In The Shower With Picasso

The art of turning uncertainty into opportunity The legendary artist Pablo Picasso took baths when he was in  need of new ideas for his work. Other people take walks in the  park or visit an art gallery or watch Youtube – in an attempt to  spark their creativity and imagination. This book inspires us to work harder with our creativity – both as  individuals and companies. Being creative is now critical in our  careers, but most people regard creativity as somewhat mystical,  slippery and a rare entity. In fact, all of us are capable of  creativity – if that is what we want. Often, it is about having the  right mindset and finding the right spark to set off your creativity. This book contains wonderful stories from Scandinavia of people  from different backgrounds – opera, architecture, science, art,  drugs, sport, toys, film, technology – and how they find and use  their creativity. Scandinavians are one of the most creative  groups of people in the world, and as such, this book represents  the Scandinavian way to creativity.  
£14.99 Add to cart
Flawed But Willing Quick View

Flawed but Willing

LEADING LARGE ORGANIzATIONS IN THE AGE OF CONNECTION
Author: Khurshed Dehnugara
Instability, disturbance, emergence, networks, informal learning, trial, error, adaptability, low growth, fluctuation and momentum – these are the experiences that are increasingly dominating the lives of today’s business leaders and managers. There is a growing awareness that the old industrial constructs of detailed planning, perfection and process are no longer working as effectively as we might wish in our large, established organizations.
This book is a challenge to the way we relate to each other and lead businesses in the post-industrial age; it is full of passionate stories, reflections and insights. The writing inspires the practice of alternative forms of courage, acceptance of our imperfections and new methods of contact with each other as we navigate the changing nature of the workplace.
£16.99 Add to cart
Back to top