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What can Baked Alaska teach us about leading people? And how can pizza help to build a business? You are about to find out in Leadership, Levity and the Power of Baked Alaska. After a successful thirty-year career selling some of the world's best-known brands into the tough, and sometimes uncompromising, UK market, author Steve Smith skilfully distils simple lessons learnt around everyday products and scenarios we take for granted-like changing nappies! Steve graduated in Business Studies at the University of Sheffield and joined the sales department at Procter & Gamble during the early 1990s. …mehr

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What can Baked Alaska teach us about leading people? And how can pizza help to build a business? You are about to find out in Leadership, Levity and the Power of Baked Alaska. After a successful thirty-year career selling some of the world's best-known brands into the tough, and sometimes uncompromising, UK market, author Steve Smith skilfully distils simple lessons learnt around everyday products and scenarios we take for granted-like changing nappies! Steve graduated in Business Studies at the University of Sheffield and joined the sales department at Procter & Gamble during the early 1990s. In this book, he provides a unique, refreshingly candid assessment of this journey from Procter & Gamble to Kellogg's and onto a sales director role with AG Barr, selling Scotland's 'other' national drink, IRN-BRU. Steve's down-to-earth narrative combines established and familiar management theory with contemporary leadership thinking and a few ideas of his own. As he analyses business scenarios and shares fascinating stories and insight on household products witnessed first-hand, you'll find yourself scratching your head in disbelief, or laughing out loud. The author is just as willing to highlight his own shortcomings and admit where he went wrong as he is to call out the slip-ups of others. This makes Leadership, Levity and the Power of Baked Alaska a business book that's direct, honest, irreverent and packed to the brim with 'snap, crackle and pop'!
Autorenporträt
Steve Smith is an award-winning communicator, author, mentor, and community advocate. He wrote for and edited at newspapers for two decades and also was the University of Nebraska's spokesman and news director from 2009-17. He is currently director of communications for Civic Nebraska. Smith is a national Civic Saturday Fellow with Citizen University and is co-chair of Leadership Lincoln Hot Topics, which gathers community members to wrestle with current issues. He and his family live in Lincoln.