Change: Learn to Love It, Learn to Lead It

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Penguin UK, Jun 27, 2013 - Self-Help - 256 pages

** During a time of great change, this book will give you everything you need to understand change, to adapt to change, and to inspire others to do the same **

'To be successful, you have to be able to adapt to change' - Sir Alex Ferguson

The pace of change is greater than ever. We all face new challenges every day in our jobs and in our personal lives. Those who can handle change are the most fulfilled. Those who fear change will find it hardest to thrive.

As a head teacher, Richard Gerver famously transformed a failing school into one of the most acclaimed learning environments in the world - in just two years. He inspired staff and teachers to reach their full potential. As a hugely popular speaker and author, he now helps individuals and companies to embrace change.

This book is his powerful personal reflection on change. Full of wisdom and practical insights, it will help you in any situation you face. Whether you are leading a company through change or looking for a new direction in life, let Richard Gerver be your guide.

'Filled with memorable stories and jammed with useful, actionable approaches to befriending, dealing with and profiting from change' - Seth Godin, author of Purple Cow and The Icarus Deception

'In this perceptive and heartfelt book, [Gerver] helps us see change as an opportunity for creative reinvention' - Sir Ken Robinson, author of The Element

 

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Richard Gerver is a bestselling author, world-renowned thinker and an award-winning speaker on issues of education, leadership and change. As a head teacher, Richard famously transformed a failing school into one of the world's most acclaimed learning environments, inspiring pupils and teachers alike to reach their full potential.

After working in education for over 20 years, Richard transitioned to the global stage and now delivers speeches on leadership, potential and innovation. He helps companies, sports teams and individuals to harness the potential of change. He has been invited to speak by TED, the RSA and BBC radio, and has advised major corporations like Google and Microsoft.

His books Change and Simple Thinking have achieved global bestseller status.