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The Promises of Giants by [John Amaechi]

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The Promises of Giants Kindle Edition

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"This is one of the most powerful books ever written about leadership."―Adam Grant, #1 New York Times bestselling author of THINK AGAIN and host of the TED podcast WorkLife

“John’s ability to identify and communicate the qualities of effective leadership is remarkable. After reading
The Promises of Giants, your view of the world will most definitely improve.”―JJ Abrams, Director, Producer & Scriptwriter, CEO of Bad Robot

“Amaechi is a towering force for good with a rare ability to defuse the most pungent provocations.”―
James O’Brien, broadcaster & writer

“Wise, challenging and inspiring, 
The Promises of Giants is a much-needed book that will resonate with you long after you have finished reading it.”  Fiona Cannon OBE, Managing Director Sustainable Business, Lloyds Banking Group

“One of the most useful, enjoyable and challenging books on leadership of the last decade. An essential read for those aspiring to lead.”―
David, D’Souza, Membership Director at CIPD (Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development)

"John’s ability to bring souls out of the dark is real. Prepare to be lifted."―
Colin Salmon, Actor

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The Promises of Giants is packed full of inspirational, strategic tools and insights to make everyone learn and grow—whether starting out in their leadership journey or a seasoned professional looking to transform their management.”―Jean Tomlin OBE, CEO of Chanzo Ltd, Independent Director at Capri Holdings

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The Promises of Giants is about being a better leader by understanding who you are, why you are, and what impact you want to have in the world.”―Lord Victor O Adebowale CBE, MA, Non-executive director, Co-Op --This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.

About the Author

John Amaechi OBE is a respected organisational psychologist, New York Times best-selling
author, sought after public speaker, executive coach and Founder of APS Intelligence Ltd.
He is a non-executive director of a of a FTSE 250 food company and £2.4bn healthcare
organisation in addition to being a board advisor for several FTSE100 organisations in the
financial, legal and professional services, technology, publishing, engineering and retail
sectors. John has been recognised as one of HR's most influential thinkers by HR
Magazine. John is the first Britain to have a career in the NBA.
--This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.

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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B08YYGNLTC
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Nicholas Brealey (Nov. 16 2021)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 2392 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Sticky notes ‏ : ‎ On Kindle Scribe
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 267 pages
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.7 out of 5 stars 248 ratings

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There are many things to tell you about John.

Obviously there’s all the usual Bio stuff; respected organisational psychologist, an OBE, Chartered Scientist, elected Fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health, bestselling New York Times and Sunday Times author, Research Fellow at the University of East London, and Founder of APS Intelligence.

And then there are all the things he does; Mentor to many, teacher to some, and always using his deep psychological insight combined with real life experience to provide a touchstone for people and companies who want to thrive, achieve and align their beliefs, values and ethics.

But these are the things you need really need to know; John is a giant, literally, he’s huge! He’s also a Dad, Brother & Uncle…from Stockport, UK (a product of the statement ‘The most unlikely of people in the most improbable of circumstances, can become extraordinary’). People who think facts and evidence should bow to ‘opinion’ drive him crazy, he’s passionate about Star Wars, is a self-confessed nerd & geek, a former NBA sportsman, has a voice like honey, is transported by music and loves nothing more than to eat decadent foods that are bad for him – especially donuts.

So while you’re questioning everything you thought you knew, John will entertain you with his storytelling, confront you with uncomfortable truths, make you laugh and move you to tears (sometimes in the same minute) and ultimately inspire you to grow and develop in ways you couldn’t possible imagine…..so that you can be a Giant too.

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