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Bet On Me

Leading and Succeeding in Business and in Life

National Business Book Award

About the Book

Finalist for the National Business Book Award

National Bestseller

In Bet On Me, leading entrepreneur Annette Verschuren lays out her surprising and inspiring philosophy for what it takes to lead and succeed in today’s economy: tenacity, the willingness to embrace risk and an unwavering commitment to remain true to yourself, no matter how unorthodox you may seem. Drawing on her experiences as a Cape Breton farm girl who went on to lead Home Depot Canada’s expansion from 19 to 179 stores, among other business ventures, Verschuren outlines a bold vision that will change the way you approach your work and your business. The book’s key message: modern leadership is not about learning skills and techniques in order to become someone else. Rather, leaders achieve breakthrough results when they learn to trust in, listen to and fully be themselves. As vital as Lean In and as must-reading as Good to Great, this book will change the way you look at business today.

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Critical Praise

“Annette Verschuren is one of Canada’s most successful business leaders, so it’s not surprising that this book is an insightful guide into how to build a better business and career. A must-read for anyone that wants some of the secrets to living a fuller life.” —Amanda Lang, Bloomberg Television Canada, and bestselling author of The Power of Why

“Annette Verschuren’s rags to riches story is as gripping as any of Horatio Alger’s vintage heroes. It is a compelling read and a must read for anybody, not necessarily only entrepreneurs, who want to find purpose in life.” —Frank McKenna

“Annette Vershuren is a great Canadian leader.” —The Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada

“Annette Verschuren lays out her philosophy for what it takes to lead and succeed in today’s economy from having tenacity, to embracing risk and having an unwavering commitment to remain true to yourself.” —Jury Citation for the National Business Book Award

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9781443437615
  • ISBN 10: 1443437611
  • Imprint: HarperCollins Publishers
  • On Sale: 04/19/2016
  • Pages: 272
  • List Price: 11.99 CAD
  • BISAC1: BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General

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