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The Fourth Bottom Line

The Fourth Bottom Line

Our May Speaker book of the Month is the “The Fourth Bottom Line: Flourishing in the era of Compassionate Leadership by CEO of Cotswold Fayre and inspirational business speaker Paul Hargreaves 


Are you looking for a more compassionate, caring, and loving way to lead? Do you want to be a leader that makes a meaningful difference, who opposes injustice, and strives to make the world a better place?

In his new book, Paul offers a unique, empowering, and inspiring guide, and challenges you to banish outdated, paternalistic, “command and control” leadership and instead embrace the positive, proactive, and purpose-led styles that have the power to energise, empower, elevate and change the world.

Using an enlightening and thought-provoking mix of stories, quotes, and case studies, Paul guides you on a journey through 50 essential leadership qualities. Day by day he equips you with ingenious ideas, inspiration, and the mindset you need to become a leader who:

  • Nurtures, supports, and cherishes the planet as well as your people.
  • Releases love, compassion and care throughout your organisation.
  • Challenges the status quo and is a catalyst for positive change.
  • Uses empathy, trust, and mutual respect to drive success and encourage the best in others.

The book aims to help you become a genuinely dynamic and human leader who is driven by principle, purpose, and passion, to help you make a more profound impact on your business and the world as you create a legacy to be proud of.

About Paul Hargreaves

Paul HargreavesPaul Hargreaves is the Founder and Chief Executive of Cotswold Fayre Ltd and a keynote speaker on leadership and compassion in business. Cotswold Fayre is a specialty & fine food wholesaler supplying nearly 2,000 retail outlets throughout the UK.

The business grew from the cellar of Paul’s house to become the leading wholesaler to UK farm shops and delicatessens. The company’s ethos of working in partnership with its suppliers makes it the most sought-after wholesaler for the many new brands launching in the sector.

His speaking topics include –

Creating a Lasting Leadership Legacy –  How do you want to be remembered in business by others?Someone who has done well for themselves or someone who has done well for others?It is the latter that tend to leave a lasting legacy and in addition create more personal fulfillment and happiness too!

Being a Compassionate Leader – Love, kindness, and compassion were not words that used to be used in a business context. In the 21st century, it’s the leaders showing and feeling love for people and planet that are growing the most successful businesses and organisations.

Creating Businesses that are Forces for Good – Businesses that are simply in existence to make money for their shareholders and owners are failing. Even the Financial Times in Sept 2019 declared on its front page, “Capitalism: Time for a Reset”.

If you would like to order a copy of the book please click here or for more details on Paul’s speaking work please email us at enquiries@scampspeakers.co.uk or call on 020 8854 7247


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