Every family has a story to tell; some are just more extraordinary than others. In the father/son authored memoir Madness, Miracles, Millions, Joseph and Larry Semprevivo tell their family's story and in doing so they demonstrate that with real sacrifice and hard work, anyone can realize their dreams. This book is the story of not only a million dollar company and its humble beginnings, but of the family who built the company and the many obstacles, both personal and professional, they overcame to accomplish their ultimate success.
This is certainly not a tale of silver spoons and entitlement. The Semprevivo family's account takes the Horatio Alger narrative to a new level by presenting a family that not only overcame poverty with hard work, but also overcame life-threatening illness and near fatal accidents.
Break free and lead the market with the roadmap to Disruption
The Ways to New gives you a blueprint for innovation, helping you dig your organization out of the quicksand and get on the fast track to growth. Author Jean-Marie Dru is the originator the Disruption methodology, which he shares here; he is also an international authority on breaking the mold and leading the market, and this book is his guide to making it happen. Too many companies are too slow with innovation. They lag behind, creating at a snail's pace, and thus miss out on any kind of organic growth. They approach new ideas too conservatively, and focus innovation on products only—when there is a whole world out there waiting to be disrupted. This book shows you how to steer your organization toward continued innovation, creation, growth, and success, with 15 proven paths to disruption. Each is illustrated with case studies from companies like L'oreal, Procter & Gamble, and Salesforce.com, to show you the glaring differences between disruption and stagnation.
We like to think that we live in a world where innovation happens at a staggering pace. The reality is that we don't, but that leaves an opening that your organization can fill if you're willing to break from the herd. This book shows you how start turning in a new direction, toward sustained, forward-thinking growth.
Foster organic growth within your organization
Become more proactive about innovation
Understand the famous "Disruption" methodology
Learn the specific, proven paths to disruption
Everyone loves to cite Apple, Google, and Amazon as proof of high-speed innovation. But companies like this represent only 20% of companies worldwide—the other 80% are still floundering and failing to move forward. The Ways to New gives you a roadmap to innovation, and the tools to make it work.
Everyone has something important to say. Unfortunately, most do not know how to communicate effectively to cut through the chatter, get their message across and make a sustained impact.
This original and powerful book will help readers overcome this problem by exploring three (+one) simple, practical steps to take any message and make it memorable and lasting. Based on the latest research in brain science, the method (the 3R-Axiom) is proven in the real world and will change your mindset and behaviour. Combining a fiction and non-fiction style, this engaging book can be quickly and easily applied to any message delivery by anyone, anywhere.