Everyday Superhero Paperback by Tony O'Driscoll & Gary Zamchick

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Everyday Superhero Paperback by Tony O'Driscoll & Gary Zamchick

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  • Publisher: Penguin UK (2022-09-27)
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 192 pages
  • ISBN-13: 9780241502785
  • Item Weight: 396.9 grams
  • Dimensions: 8.41 x 5.96 x 0.57 cm

'An entertaining tale with a serious message . . . we can rebuild our institutions with people at the centre and progress as the result!' Daniel H. Pink, bestselling author of Drive

Are you struggling to create profound, lasting change in your organisation? Everyday Superhero is a simple story with a powerful solution.


Meet a stressed young manager, Mae B, whose teams are being led by an authoritarian CEO. We join her on her mission to overhaul the outdated leadership systems obsessed by power, profit and process and fight for central leadership that prioritises people, purpose and principles.

It's the start of a journey into a new vision of leadership, one that has been designed to take on the challenges that organisations face today. And if we follow Mae B's lead, we can all create change, when we need it most.

Developed from the author's academic research at Duke University, this memorable adventure will help you create lasting change in complex and chaotic times.

'This powerful book tells the story of how leaders can unlock every employee's superpower to create lasting change' Dorie Clark, bestselling author of The Long Game

About the Author

Tony O'Driscoll is a professor at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business and a Research Fellow at Duke Corporate Education. He was a founding member of IBM Global Services Strategy and Change consulting practice where he consulted at the highest level with business executives on creating competitive advantage in increasingly complex environments. Tony has authored articles in Harvard Business Review, the Financial Times, Strategy and Business and Dialogue. He has published two books on learning and organization performance.

Gary Zamchick illustrated the best-selling French for Cats book series and has drawn illustrations in the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal. He has also facilitated new product ideation sessions with Amex, IBM, Wells Fargo, Verizon, Citibank, Coca-Cola and Marriott amongst others. Gary has worked in and out of world class technology labs and design firms. He served as a strategic designer within AT&T Labs Research and Cornell Tech and as envisioner for the experiential architecture firm Rockwell Group. He currently teaches computer science at Columbia. Gary is also a co-founder of Words Eye, a first-of-its-kind technology startup enabling anyone to create 3D scenes by simply describing them.


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