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Bet On Me

  • Couverture cartonnée
  • 272 Nombre de pages
#8220;Annette Verschuren lays out her philosophy for what it takes to lead and succeed in today’s economy from having tenaci... Lire la suite
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#8220;Annette Verschuren lays out her philosophy for what it takes to lead and succeed in today’s economy from having tenacity, to embracing risk and having an unwavering commitment to remain true to yourself.”

Auteur

ANNETTE VERSCHUREN was born and raised in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. Formerly a development officer with the Cape Breton Development Corporation, she has worked with the Canada Development Investment Corporation and Imasco, Ltd., before co-founding Michaels in Canada. Verschuren is well known as the past president of Home Depot in Canada and Asia. She is currently the Chair and CEO of NRStor Inc., an industry leader in the commercialization of energy storage technologies. She lives in Toronto with her husband, Stan Shibinsky.

ELEANOR BEATON is an award-winning writer and women’s leadership coach. She has written on women’s issues, business, entrepreneurship and leadership for The Huffington Post, The Globe and Mail, Chatelaine and PROFIT magazine. She is the founder of Fierce Feminine Leadership, a leadership development company for emerging women leaders.



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Longlisted for the national business book award

In Bet On Me, entrepreneur Annette Verschuren lays out her surprising and inspiring philosophy for what it takes to lead and succeed in today’s economy: tenacity, the willingness to embrace risk and an unwavering commitment to remain true to yourself, no matter how unorthodox you may seem. Drawing on her experiences as a Cape Breton farm girl who went on to lead Home Depot Canada’s expansion from 19 to 179 stores, among other business ventures, Verschuren’s bold vision will change the way you approach your work and your business.

Bet On Me takes readers on one woman’s journey of authentic and transformational leadership. And when it comes to taking the path less travelled, there could be no better guide.

The author is donating a portion of the royalties from sales of Bet On Me to charities promoting mental health and building a smarter, more caring Canada.



Résumé

Finalist for the National Business Book Award

National Bestseller

In Bet On Me, leading entrepreneur Annette Verschuren lays out her surprising and inspiring philosophy for what it takes to lead and succeed in today’s economy: tenacity, the willingness to embrace risk and an unwavering commitment to remain true to yourself, no matter how unorthodox you may seem. Drawing on her experiences as a Cape Breton farm girl who went on to lead Home Depot Canada’s expansion from 19 to 179 stores, among other business ventures, Verschuren outlines a bold vision that will change the way you approach your work and your business. The book’s key message: modern leadership is not about learning skills and techniques in order to become someone else. Rather, leaders achieve breakthrough results when they learn to trust in, listen to and fully be themselves. As vital as Lean In and as must-reading as Good to Great, this book will change the way you look at business today.

Informations sur le produit

Titre: Bet On Me
Sous-titre: Leading and Succeeding in Business and in Life
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Code EAN: 9781443437608
ISBN: 978-1-4434-3760-8
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Harper Collins (US)
Genre: Généralités et lexiques
nombre de pages: 272
Année: 2017

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