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By Kevin Roberts

64 photographs: management in a loopy World is a compendium of value-accelerators for company and lifestyles. it really is collected as a sixty four shot process from the astute observations and noteworthy lifetime of artistic enterprise chief and iconoclast Kevin Roberts. A provocative determine traversing the peaks of worldwide trade, media and activity, Kevin Roberts - writer of the groundbreaking thought Lovemarks - is famous as certainly one of ultra-modern so much uncompromisingly-positive and inspirational leaders.

In 64 Shots, Roberts attracts at the greatest rules, hardest studies and maximum affects of his existence to offer 16X4 stripped down, straight-forward and instantly-absorbable insights on the right way to 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, fees 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 occupation. whereas there's a series, the sixty four photographs are stand-alone signposts in the direction of residing an enterprising and profitable existence. somebody can dip into the e-book at any place and locate value. 

The writing is followed by way of (not inevitably associated with) a visible order of black-and-white images of leaders of their cultural fields, a few sleek, many old, a few recognized, and all own. This eclectic number of individuals are either direct and oblique affects to Kevin Roberts' lifestyles. all of them have a fascinating - and a few mysterious - connection to strategies of management in a loopy global. 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 e-book is excessive contact and shiny. It sounds like Apple, no longer Shakespeare. sixty four pictures - will you're taking them?

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It’s as simple as that. Responsibility has to be distributed because the further up a company you go, the more stupid you become, in rarefied air, enmeshed in strategy, and detached from what really matters. A leader creates leaders at every level of the company. A leader gives the decision to those closest to the action. Twenty-first century business happens in real time. Fail to devolve responsibility in the Internet Age, and you’re gone. Responsibility means taking ownership. It also means taking action.

You can learn more from the present, and learn a lot more by anticipating the future. In a crazy world, hire radical optimists. Don’t hire pessimists, contrarians, worriers, or cynics, except in fields where negative gearing has value. ) Business is the world’s positive gearing. It’s our champion in a hi-tech time that is integrating everything. I have no fears of technology’s dark side. We will manage this. The upside of the accelerator offers unparalleled potential for prosperity and harmony.

Learn from them. I study leaders who are winners. Lombardi used football to teach life. I try to do this through business. Leadership is a question of character. It is a mix of qualities. Lead ers know themselves and understand others. They show empathy and confidence. They decide when no one else has the guts. You need your ABCs. Ambition. Belief. Courage. Avoid moderation. Good is no good. Aim to be a great leader. Greatness goes to extreme positions and makes extreme choices. A great leader stands for something transformational.

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