Introduction 1 1 The Child 9 2 Interested? 23 3 Problems? 39 4 Focus 57 5 Be Prepared 75 6 Belief 91 7 The Word 107 8 Together 125 9 Shatterproof 141 10 In the End 157 About the Author 175 Acknowledgements 177 Index 179
Richard Gerver is a MASSIVE speaker off the back of being an award winning head teacher. He is the author of Change: Learn to Love It, Learn to Lead It, published by Penguin, which offers a groundbreaking look into how the world is dealing with the challenge of unleashing human potential and embracing and leading change. A former school principal and advisor to the UK Government, the author has taken innovation by storm. He has transitioned his global reputation for leadership in education and is now regarded as one of the most original and authentic thinkers around human leadership and organisational transformation in the world. He has been named UK Business Speaker of the Year twice and has spoken at both TED and RSA events. He now spends his time working with organisations at the forefront of global innovation and excellence including Microsoft, Deloitte, Google, TUI, Morgan Stanley and Harrods. His unique experience and insight into realising human potential also finds him working in elite sport; with Olympic and Paralympic coaches, EPL Soccer coaches, England Golf and professional cricket teams. He is also working with the Music Industry to aid them succeed during their complex climate of change. Gerver's unique insight into our development from infants to adults helps us to understand the nature of our personal and professional responses to risk, change, creativity and development. His ability to connect experiences across seemingly different environments, helps people to expand their thinking and their own perception of their potential, particularly by using the principles of simplicity.
"Highlights include a chapter on how to view your perceived weaknesses (such as anxiety or stubborness) as strengths." (HR Magazine, September 2016) "The reader will take much away from this book and so I have no hesitation in recommedning it" (IMS, December 2016)