Simple, no nonsense tools for better communication that can be put into practice in as little as five minutes
â—Ź Learn how to communicate more effectively with your colleagues, business partners and family
â—Ź The book will guide you through behavioural economics, psychology, and self-leadership
â—Ź Benefit from immediately applicable exercises and techniques
Emma is the Director and Founder of London Speechworkshops who deliver one to one and corporate training to increase personal effectiveness through a unique approach to communication, presentation skills and accent softening. Clients include the Korean Olympic bid team, Times newspaper group, Credit Suisse and many more. Emma is also an award winning theatre director, social entrepreneur, founder of social enterprise, soapsandstories.co.uk, business woman and founder of www.wearesunflower.com
Apple, Starbucks, Zara, McDonaldâ€™s â€“ these are some of the brands and companies that are at the forefront of todayâ€™s global economy. They are embedded in virtually every city and town. But when the global economy goes wrong (as in 2008), it can leave local communities vulnerable in the form of unemployment and bankruptcy.
This forward-looking book argues for the creation of local economies as a means of resisting the seismic changes that globalization often brings, especially in times of crisis. Moreover, research shows that for every ÂŁ100 spent in a local shop, 45% will remain in the community (compared with only 15% if spent in retail chains such as Tesco or Aldi). As part of the design of the future, Elmark argues for the need to break up the global economy into local economies, so that communities can regain their independence and be less exposed to the tide of globalization.
Author: The New Local Economy
|What makes a great leader? What beliefs, attitudes and behaviours are linked to being a top performing and influential leader, especially in these uncertain times? What impact does culture, industry and business context have? And do formal training and education make a difference? This book is for any business manager or executive, or indeed anyone involved in leading a team in their company, who wants to learn the secrets of successful leadership. Based on interviews and analysis (qualitative and quantitative) with some of the worldâ€™s best performing leaders, across a mix of industries, cultures and context, the authors present a rigorous evaluation of how leaders behave and how they are driven. In doing so, they reveal the secret code behind consistent and high-level success in leadership and management.|