How to be a 6 Star Business
Share the stories, inspiration and genius of 22 entrepreneurs from around the world who provide insights and action steps to go BEYOND the everyday in your business. Connect your heart to your purpose and join the 6 Star Business Movement to collectively create the biggest and kindest impact possible on the world, and personally leave a lasting legacy
Firms of Endearment
Today’s best companies get it. From retail to finance and industries in between, the organizations who recognize that doing good is good business are becoming the ultimate value creators. They’re changing their culture and generating every form of value that matters: emotional, experiential, social, and financial. And they’re doing it for all their stakeholders.
Company of One
Company of One is a refreshing new approach centered on staying small and avoiding growth, for any size of business. By staying small, you can have freedom to pursue more meaningful pleasures in life, and avoid the headaches that result from dealing with employees, long meetings, or worrying about expansion.
Love is the Killer App
Are you wondering what the next killer app will be? Do you want to know how you can maintain and add to your value during these rapidly changing times? Are you wondering how the word love can even be used in the context of business?
Instead of wondering, read this book and find out how to become a lovecat--a nice, smart person who succeeds in business and in life.
Good to Great
After a five-year research project, Jim Collins concludes that good to great can and does happen. In this book, he uncovers the underlying variables that enable any type of organisation to make the leap from good to great while other organisations remain only good. Rigorously supported by evidence, his findings are surprising - at times even shocking - to the modern mind.
Visionary Male Leaders
The international best ranked, bestseller Visionary Male Leaders features 15 global male leaders who share their current best thinking on identifying, integrating and implementing your inherent feminine and masculine leadership traits. Authentic, whole-hearted leadership is genuinely a key topic of discussion amongst male business leaders, world wide who are running established organisations.
Cannibals with Forks
Cannibals with Forks passionately demonstrates how all businesses can and must help society achieve the three interlinked goals of economic prosperity, environmental protection and social equity, issues which are already at the top of the corporate agenda. Global in scope, it describes seven linked revolutions which will define the business environment of the first few decades of the 21st century.
This is Marketing
A game-changing approach to marketing, sales and advertising. For the first time Seth Godin offers the core of his marketing wisdom in one compact, accessible, timeless package. This is Marketing shows you how to do work you're proud of, whether you're a tech startup founder, a small business owner, or part of a large corporation.
Man’s Search for Meaning
A prominent Viennese psychiatrist before the war, Viktor Frankl was uniquely able to observe the way that both he and others in Auschwitz coped (or didn't) with the experience. He noticed that it was the men who comforted others and who gave away their last piece of bread who survived the longest - and who offered proof that everything can be taken away from us except the ability to choose our attitude in any given set of circumstances.
Radical Candor is the sweet spot between managers who are obnoxiously aggressive on the one side and ruinously empathetic on the other. Great bosses have a strong relationship with their employees, and Scott has identified three simple principles for building better relationships with your employees: make it personal, get stuff done, and understand why it matters.
Love is Just Damn Good Business
It’s time to toss aside the touchy-feely notions of love in business and recognize the real power it holds. Love is not only appropriate in the context of business, it’s the foundation of great leadership, and, therefore, the very foundation of a thriving, competitive enterprise. When love is part of an organization’s framework and operationalized in its culture, employees and customers feel genuinely valued.
Crossing the Chasm
Moore’s life’s work has focused on the market dynamics surrounding disruptive innovations. His first book, Crossing the Chasm, focuses on the challenges start-up companies face transitioning from early adopting to mainstream customers. It has sold more than a million copies, and its third edition has been revised such that the majority of its examples and case studies reference companies come to prominence from the past decade.
The most important brands in the world make us feel something. They do that because they have something they want to change. And as customers, we want to be part of that change. These companies connect with us because they have a reason to exist over and above making a profit: They have a purpose.