The story of a global start-up plus a guide for turning your ideas into action. The true story of how young entrepreneur Derek Handley conceived big ideas in New Zealand and launched them to the world, through a series of electric highs and crushing lows, before discovering what he was really put here to do. This book also includes a practical field guide for shaping your life dreams and goals and turning them into reality. It takes you inside the entrepreneurial mindset, covering energy and time management, filtering which projects to pursue, believing in yourself, redesigning habits and creating ideas that are uniquely yours. 'Really inspirational and a great read! It will help and inspire budding entrepreneurs and appeal to anyone who wants to map out their lives.' - Richard Branson Buy this book if you want to: Build a dream you're struggling to make happen Start a company, project or idea but not sure how to Quit your job to do something more meaningful to you Do bold things you're too scared to do because of what others might think Plan your life on a bigger scale but have no idea where to start Discover what life you're here to live
Derek Handley is a New Zealand entrepreneur, speaker and the founding CEO of The B Team; a not-for-profit initiative to create a future where the purpose of business is to be a driving force for social, environmental and economic benefit, co-founded by Sir Richard Branson, Jochen Zeitz. He is a Sir Peter Blake Trust Leader, KEA World Class New Zealander and was the Ernst and Young Young Entrepreneur of the Year of 2009. Derek co-founded global mobile marketing company The Hyperfactory, selling it to NYSE-listed media giant Meredith Corporation in 2010. He has founded and helped build multiple international start-up companies including Snakk Media which listed on the NZ Stock Exchange in 2013 to great interest.
Short-listed for PANZ Book Design Awards: Best Non-Illustrated Book 2014