We are excited to announce that, starting in August, Futureproof will be given away to guests at the Conrad Hotel in New York as part of a bedside reading offer. The initiative received some unexpected press coverage:
“Bedside Reading®, the only program to place complimentary best-sellers at the bedside of luxury hotels across the U.S., is introducing the Beside Reading program to Conrad New York as the first business-focused hotel to provide both business and leisure travellers with a way to unplug and enrich their minds while travelling.”
Caleb and I are thrilled that Conrad accepted Futureproof. It’s a prestigious hotel in the high season! We’ll have to wait to see how it rubs off!
Caleb and I are delighted to announce that our book, Futureproof, has won the Business Book Award 2018 in the category of Embracing Change. While I was away at SXSW, fortunately Caleb was on hand to receive the award. By all accounts, it was a grand evening. The Business Book Awards (BBA) has been organised by the ebullient Lucy McCarraher, who is also the co-founder and Managing Editor of Rethink Press. The MC was Nadine Dereza and my friend, Dan Priestley, gave an apparently very inspirational keynote speech.
In the Embracing Change category, we were up against four other fine finalists:
Caleb and I would like to chance this chance to commend all the competing titles and join in celebrating all the other winners:
Start Up Inspiration = It Takes A Tribe (Portfolio, Penguin Random House) by Will Dean
Self Development = The Leader’s Guide to Presenting (Pearson) by Tom Bird and Jeremy Cassell
Leading the Team = The Change Catalyst (Wiley) by Campbell Macpherson (also the overall winner)
Thought Leader = The Startup Way (Portfolio, Penguin Random House) by Eric Ries
Selling The Dream = Strategic Tendering For Professional Services (Kogan Page) by Matthew Fuller and Tim Nightingale
Judge’s Choice = Client Earth (Scribe UK) by James Thornton and Martin Goodman
Thanks to Lucy for putting on the awards, to our editor Eloise Cook for the hard work and support, as well as the crew at Pearson for the ongoing support. Also, a shoutout to our friends and family for their support!