Making It Happen

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Penguin Random House Australia, May 1, 2012 - Business & Economics - 309 pages
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Turning your good ideas into great results!

Do you find yourself asking what's next? You have a ton of great ideas but you are unsure how to make them work. What's next? You have started your business but it is not making the money you'd hoped it would. What's next? This book is what's next.

The world is not short of ideas, but it is short of people who know how to carry them out. If there is something more that you want - money, influence, impact - then this book will guide you through the five competencies you need to master to make it happen. You know you are ready! It is time to answer the call - the call to take control of your own life, to make a difference, to start your business, launch your charity, get promoted. It is time to take the good ideas in your head and make them a reality.

Peter Sheahan has a reputation for making it happen fast. By 30, he had established two international multimillion-dollar consulting practices and authored five books, including the bestsellers Generation Y and Flip. Let him share with you the strategies that make Google, BMW and Goldman Sachs his clients.

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About the author (2012)

Peter Sheahan works with leaders around the world to flip their thinking and help them find opportunities where others cannot. His clients include News Corporation, Google, Hilton Hotels, GlaxoSmithKline, Harley-Davidson, Cisco Systems and Goldman Sachs.

After a short stint as a trainee accountant, Peter worked in the hotel industry and rose to the position of general manager of a $5 million hotel business at 19. He has since established himself as a highly successful entrepreneur and CEO of two multimillion-dollar businesses.

In addition to his world-renowned thought-leadership practice, Peter is also the CEO of the Centre for Skills Development (CSD). The CSD specialises in large-scale social-change projects for clients such as the Commonwealth Bank of Australia and IBM. Peter was named 'Young Entrepreneur of the Year' in New South Wales in 2003, and in 2006 he was voted by his peers as the leading keynote speaker in Australia. His insights into business trends and the changing needs of customers and staff make him a regular presenter on Fox Business, as well as appearing on the ABC and BBC TV networks. In 2008, he was a featured expert in a five-part global series called Innovations on CNBC, and he has been written about in the WASHINGTON POST and FAST COMPANY magazine.

The author of five books, including two bestsellers - Generation Y and Flip - he has delivered more than 2000 presentations to over 300,000 people in 15 different countries. He lives in Colorado with his wife, Sharon, and his two kids, Maddy and Tom.

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