From the Back Cover
"The perfect practical wisdom for today′s tough times. Read it!" Jan Smallbone, Director, Organisational Development and Learning & Development, EMEA, Starbucks Coffee Company
There is a version of you which is pretty amazing
Focused, creative and able to make things happen.
Someone who can take pressure in their stride and make great decisions. Someone who is in control and simply doing what they are passionate about. Someone who is really enjoying work, but loving home and personal life at the same time.
There is a You, Only Better.
All you need to do is work out what you re best at, stick with it and the rest will fall into place. You ll be able to plan for the life you want and create the momentum you need to reach your full potential.
Packed with techniques, tips, case studies and cool illustrations, this book shows you how to change your mindset for the better, take positive action and stay focused. You ll learn how to tap into that elusive version of you and hang on to it.
With a few simple shifts, a bit of additional knowledge and one or two radically fresh ways of thinking, you ll get to that even better version of you.
About the Author
Nicholas Bate is passionate about supporting people to ensure they realise and release their true and full potential. It is the simple purpose of his organisation, Strategic Edge and his teaching, consulting and writing.
After a career in sales and marketing in the IT industry, culminating in leading sector marketing for Research Machines, Oxford, UK, Nicholas launched Strategic Edge. A small, premium consultancy, Strategic Edge
specialises in creating long–term competitive advantage for its clients including Microsoft, Starbucks, Marks and Spencer, The BBC, Royal Sun Alliance and Oxfam amongst others.
A pioneering thought leader , Nicholas has introduced and worked with his clients on a range of simple yet powerful concepts which help with challenges such as ever–demanding productivity, work/life balance and
new routes to innovation.
He has designed, written and teaches six highly innovative courses: Personal Excellence; Brilliant at the Basics of Selling; Personal Presence; Instant MBA; How To Boost Your Creativity; and The Five Choices of
Outstanding Customer Service.
Consistently rated as an inspirational yet highly pragmatic key–note speaker, Nicholas teaches around the world (UK and continental Europe; USA and Canada; Asia) and is particularly skilled at working in an
experiential and engaging manner. He works as a coach to many senior people in the industry in areas such as presentation skills, work/life balance and creativity.