- Hardcover: 270 pages
- Publisher: Collins Canada (Sept. 2 2011)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1443405965
- ISBN-13: 978-1443405966
- Product Dimensions: 16.5 x 2.5 x 24.1 cm
- Shipping Weight: 476 g
- Average Customer Review: 36 customer reviews
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #94,279 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
Persuasion Hardcover – Sep 2 2011
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About the Author
ARLENE DICKINSON is a judge on the hit CBC TV show Dragons’ Den. Ranked as one of PROFIT Magazine’s Top 100 Women Entrepreneurs for seven years running, she is considered one of the most powerful female business leaders in Canada. Dickinson is the owner and CEO of Venture Communications, a company she grew from a small, local firm to one of the largest independent agencies in Canada. (It’s repeatedly recognized as one of the 50 Best Managed Companies in Canada.) A mother of four, Dickinson is a recipient of the prestigious Pinnacle Award for Entrepreneurial Excellence and has been named one of Chatelaine’s Top 100 Women Business Owners and one of msn.ca’s top female entrepreneurs in the world. She has also been inducted into Canada’s Most Powerful Women Top 100 Hall of Fame.
Top customer reviews
Through Arlene's story and business experience she openly shares some of the challenges she overcame, mistakes she made, and lessons learned along the way. These were incredibly valuable as Arlene identified what many entrepreneurs are thinking or feeling, but are unlikely to seek help so therefore go through business and challenges alone. thank you Arlene for capturing the discussions that matter and need to happen.
There is a quote that there are clues left by successful people. Arelene is a great example of a successful business woman and community member, the clues she leaves are in the form of practical tips and actions.
Businesses who apply Arlene's human approach to business will be well served!
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Works for me, I coach cross country skiing. There are a lot of similar challenges in sport and business. Highly recommended to read for coaches who feel they need to get ideas across athletes and other coaches.
I am not an avid reader, but this book has me on the edge of my seat, wanting to read more and learn more. And I can think of at least 3 people close to me who could really use a boost out of their individual black hole (I am a thrifty girl, but can't wait to send them all a copy of this book).
As for me, this book has come at a point where I feel trapped in my own black hole. I know I have the tools to build happiness, and I am quickly learning how to PERSUADE myself that I will be ok with the decisions I make.
I'm excited, I'm energize, and I'm so happy to have bought Persuasion.
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