ANNOUNCING! A MUST READ NEW BOOK for All Executives & Business Leaders
“BREAKING AWAY not only defines the innovation principles that drive sustainable growth, it couples them with the leadership and cultural elements that make or break success.”
-Jeff Immelt, Chairman and CEO, GE
"CREATING A CULTURE THAT HAS SUCCESSFUL INNOVATION AT ITS CORE WILL DELIVER BIG DIVIDENDS."
Co-authored by two pioneers in the field of innovation leadership, Jane Stevenson and Bilal Kaafarani, BREAKING AWAY: How Great Leaders Create Innovation that Drives Sustainable Growth–and Why Others Fail provides a simple but powerful model for breaking away from your industry pack by fully utilizing your employees, technology, and resources. Based on a research study of the world's most successful companies, BREAKING AWAY is the blueprint for how leaders can embed innovation into every facet of their business to achieve growth and create value. Jane Stevenson has been named one of the 100 most influential search consultants in the world by BusinessWeek and Bilal Kaarfarani has been honored by BusinessWeek as one of the world's Top 25 Masters of Innovation.
Groundbreaking New Innovation Model Featured in the book BREAKING AWAY to Be Implemented in New Company – NORTHSTAR INNOVATION in Istanbul, Turkey
In January 2012, Bilal Kaafarani was named Vice Chairman of Northstar Innovation in Istanbul, Turkey, a company that will implement his groundbreaking new innovation model featured in the book.
BUSINESS LEADERS PRAISE BREAKING AWAY
Angela Ahrendts–Chief Executive Officer, Burberry
“BREAKING AWAY has a clear and important message: that innovation—the dogged pursuit of new solutions to old problems—is often the defining feature of a successful endeavor, be it a research project, a corporation or a society.”
Joel Kurtzman–Milken Institute & Wharton’s SEI Center for Advanced Studies in Management
"A must read for any executive.”
“Innovation requires top leadership with courage and passion to win. With its four levels of innovation. BREAKING AWAY provides a great road map for success."
"BREAKING AWAY HAS BEEN NAMED AS ONE OF THE BEST BUSINESS BOOKS FOR CIOS FOR 2011."
The Book "BREAKING AWAY" by Jane Stevenson & Bilal Kaafarani Is A Keeper!
"There are many books on innovation, but this one is a keeper. The excitement and passion of the authors for the subject is matched by the extensive in-depth interviews they did with 51 CEOs and innovation leaders around the world and the unique case studies they developed to illustrate both good and bad practices. Breaking Away is climbing the most popular book lists, and it should. Enjoy!"
An Excellent Read–I Highly Recommend It!
"Jane Stevenson and Bilal Kaafarani's book BREAKING AWAY–How Great Leaders Create Innovation that Drives Sustainable Growth and Why Others Fail is particularly noteworthy....they’ve developed a book on innovation that explains how to define it, lead it and ultimately, activate it to drive profitable, long term top line growth."