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The art of turning uncertainty into opportunity In this book you will learn how Not Knowing enabled:

  • A veteran and CEO of an architecture firm to rescue his company from bankruptcy to become one of the fastest growing outfits in the US
  • A small engineering company in Colombia to increase annual sales from $4 million to $56 million by throwing out the rule book and moving from a place of control to a place of trust
  • An engineer and chef to discover a ‘secret sauce’ by making a mistake which took three years to replicate
  • A Deputy CEO of a media company to manage a significant transition in the industry by leading his team into the unknown

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Book Details

  • Publisher: LID Publishing
  • ISBN: 978-1-907794-48-3
  • FORMAT: 216 x 135mm
  • Bookbinding: Paperback w/flaps
  • Number of pages: 352

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AUTHORS

Steven D'SouzaSteven D’Souza Steven is the Director of Deeper Learning Ltd, a global executive education consultancy based in London, UK. He currently works internationally as a consultant, speaker and coach in the areas of leadership, organizational development, diversity, networking, managing in uncertainty and social capital. He has trained in Gestalt psychology for groups and individuals, ontological coaching and is an experienced executive coach, working frequently with senior teams including at the CEO level.

Diana RennerDiana Renner Diana has spent most of her life moving from one state of Not Knowing to another. From fleeing her country of birth, Romania, to an unknown future in a new country; to a continuous process of professional reinvention covering the fields of law, strategy, communications, refugee advocacy and leadership development. Diana is Director of Not Knowing Lab, an international consulting practice focused on building the capability of organizations and individuals to successfully navigate uncertainty and complexity. She consults to senior executives in a range of commercial, government and community organizations around the world.


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