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Understanding the fundamental dynamics which appear with periods of change, along with the techniques to develop and lead for greater rewards.

A timely read for tackling change and development in all sectors of life

A clear understanding of the intricacies and process which affect modern corporations as they move through large periods of change

Challenging business leaders and executives to move beyond complacency and defy the standards of ‘doing’ for the sake of ‘doing’

Resourceful and insightful – a book for change, about change, and detailing how to include change in your work and life for growth

Book Details

Publisher: LID Publishing

ISBN: 978-1-912555-42-0

FORMAT: 216 x 138mm

Bookbinding: Paperback

Number of pages: 232pp


Author

Ben Renshaw is one of the world’s most sought-after leadership coaches and speakers, working with C-suite executives in FTSE 100 companies including Coca-Cola, Heathrow, IHG, P&G, Sainsbury’s, Sky and Unilever. Previous popular books are Purpose, LEAD, and SuperCoaching.


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In Being, Ben Renshaw provides a series of guiding principles that can help establish a culture of psychological safety to support the free expression of ideas and nurture engagement.

Amy C. Edmondson, Novartis Professor of Leadership and Management, Harvard Business School, and author of The Fearless Organization

As a leader you need to take risks to change the paradigm. Being will change you to learn, grow and unlock your potential.

John Holland-Kayne, Chief Executive Officer, Heathrow

Change is the new world order. Being is a valuable guide for adopting a constant change mentality and challenging the status quo.

Keith Barr, Chief Executive Officer, InterContinental Hotels Group

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