June 2021 Book of The Month
ABOUT THE BOOK
Change by Richard Gerver will give you all you need to understand change, to adapt to change and to inspire others to do the same. The pace of change is greater than ever. We all face new challenges every day in our jobs and our personal lives. Those who can handle change are the most fulfilled. Those who fear change will find it hardest to thrive.
As a headteacher, Richard Gerver famously transformed a failing school into one of the most acclaimed learning environments in the world – in just two years. He inspired staff and teachers to reach their full potential. As a hugely popular speaker and author, he now helps individuals and companies to embrace change.This book is his powerful personal reflection on change. Full of wisdom and practical insights, it will help you in any situation you face. Whether you are leading a company through change or looking for a new direction in life, let Richard Gerver be your guide.
‘Filled with memorable stories and jammed with useful, actionable approaches to befriending, dealing with and profiting from change’ – Seth Godin, author of Purple Cow and The Icarus Deception
‘In this perceptive and heartfelt book, [Gerver] helps us see change as an opportunity for creative reinvention’ –Sir Ken Robinson, author of The Element
Richard Gerver has been described as one of the most inspirational leaders of his generation. He is an award-winning speaker, bestselling author, and world-renowned thinker.
Richard began his career in education, most notably as headmaster of the failing Grange Primary School. In just two years, he famously transformed the school into one of the most acclaimed learning environments in the world. He was celebrated by UNESCO and the UK Government for his incredible turnaround.
Richard has since transitioned to the global stage where he uses his trademark humour and natural style to deliver passionate, provocative, and authentic speeches. He draws upon the first-hand experiences and unique insights garnered from frontline education to explore the links between great leadership, human potential, change, and innovation. His ability to connect experiences across many seemingly different environments helps people to expand their thinking and perception of potential. It is this authenticity and uniqueness which has helped Richard win him global acclaim and invitations to speak on the most recognised stages, including TED, the RSA, and BBC radio