Introduction

With ordinary talent and extraordinary perseverance, all things are attainable.

Thomas Foxwell Buxton

This book will Jolt you. Not for the shock factor, but because the challenges faced by anyone in a leadership position are immense and in this new age there needs to be a better way to make an impact. Too many are busy ‘doing’, yet are not actually being productive. People are working longer hours than ever before, yet in that time, how significantly are they really transforming and innovating their space?

The luxury of just being ‘good’ and remaining a leader are gone and the consequences of failing to Jolt are severe – take Blockbusters, Jessops, Comet – why did they collapse? They stayed comfortable. They didn’t disrupt. ...

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