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. "To be successful, you have to be able to adapt to change". (Sir Alex Ferguson). The pace of change is greater than ever. We all face new challenges every day in our jobs and in our personal lives. Those who can handle change are the most fulfilled. Those who fear change will find it hardest to thrive. As a head teacher, 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). As a head teacher, Richard Gerver famously transformed a failing school into one of the most creative and celebrated education environments in the world. In 2005, he was named Headteacher of the Year at the National Teaching Awards. He is now one of the UK's most popular speakers, with an international roster of clients including Google, Microsoft, and RBS. He makes frequent appearances on the BBC and has written for The Times and the Daily Telegraph. His first book was Creating Tomorrow's Schools Today. He lives in Derbyshire with his wife and two children.