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Original lessons from the arts world for becoming a more effective manager and leader in business.
● Unique book that delves into the world of arts for new perspectives on management.
● Authors are respected business consultants and coaches who use alternative sources in their training.
● Aimed at any manager or executive looking to turn the ordinary into something extraordinary.
● Major PR campaign planned – business and HR media and online marketing.

Book Details

  • Publisher: LID Publishing
  • ISBN: 978-1-910649-25-1
  • FORMAT: 216 x 138mm
  • Bookbinding: Paperback
  • Number of pages: 224pp

AUTHOR

 markpowell                                            
Jonathan Gifford

Mark Powell is a Partner at leading management consultancy firm AT Kearney and Jonathan Gifford is a business coach and writer. They specialize in management development.

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