By Kevin Roberts
64 photographs: management in a loopy World is a compendium of value-accelerators for company and existence. it really is collected as a sixty four shot approach from the astute observations and memorable lifetime of inventive enterprise chief and iconoclast Kevin Roberts. A provocative determine traversing the peaks of worldwide trade, media and activity, Kevin Roberts - author of the groundbreaking notion Lovemarks - is famous as one in all cutting-edge so much uncompromisingly-positive and inspirational leaders.
In 64 Shots, Roberts attracts at the greatest rules, hardest reports and maximum impacts of his existence to give 16X4 stripped down, straight-forward and instantly-absorbable insights on how you can deliver order to the chaos of industrial and existence. The punchy insights into successful - hitting readers evenly jab after jab - are an array of one-liners, sound bites, tweets, charts, prices and old reference issues. they're loaded with Roberts' adventure, tale, brio, provocation and direction.
The language is severe, brimming with the irrepressible perspective and provocation that fueled Roberts' meteoric profession. whereas there's a series, the sixty four photographs are stand-alone signposts in the direction of dwelling an enterprising and profitable lifestyles. somebody can dip into the e-book anyplace and locate value.
The writing is observed via (not unavoidably associated with) a visible order of black-and-white images of leaders of their cultural fields, a few glossy, many old, a few recognized, and all own. This eclectic number of everyone is either direct and oblique impacts to Kevin Roberts' lifestyles. all of them have an attractive - and a few mysterious - connection to innovations of management in a loopy international. Examples are: Mary Quant, Vince Lombardi, Margaret Thatcher, Vivienne Westwood, Twiggy, Tom Peters, Peter Drucker, Martin Luther King, Renzo Rosso, Brigit Bardot, Bob Dylan, Sean Fitzpatrick (a rugby player).
The publication is excessive contact and shiny. It appears like Apple, now not Shakespeare. sixty four photographs - will you're taking them?
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