The Seven New Laws for a World Gone Digital
A highly perceptive manifesto for entrepreneurs, leaders and managers from the Vice President of Digital Sport at Nike and the founder of legendary innovation agency AKQA. With an exclusive introduction by Sir Richard Branson.
How can you win when the only certainty is change? Highly accessible, lively and inspiring, Velocity draws upon the authors’ unique perspectives and experiences to present seven timeless new laws for businesses and individuals in a world that is dominated by rapid change and digital technology.
Written as a fascinating and enjoyable conversation between the authors – Stefan Olander, Vice President of Digital Sport from Nike and Ajaz Ahmed founder and Chairman AKQA – Velocity's up-to-date examples illustrate key lessons, together with insights, ideas and inspiration that individuals and businesses should adopt to thrive in the digital age.
Velocity shares the vision and values required to succeed with the untold backstories to influential and iconic innovation. Fast paced, useful, provocative and highly motivating, Velocity is a management book that will arm you with actionable ideas to define your future.
Features: - 4 Velocity principles: Speed, Direction, Acceleration, Discipline. - 7 Laws, including 'A Smith & Wesson beats four aces', 'It’s easier done than said', 'Convenient is the enemy of right' and 'No good joke survives a committee of six'.
Praise for Velocity
There's no waste, no flowery prose - only an intelligent flow of insights, advice, stories and illumination ... I defy you to read it without a highlighter pen in your hand.Contagious magazine
Velocity is the best ‘industry’ book I have read since The Tipping PointFWA Network
A game-changing book on management philosophyBooks for Breakfast
A blueprint for winningForbes
Seven ‘laws’ to keep us on the digital paceEvening Standard
When it comes to innovation, Ajaz Ahmed, founder of agency AKQA, and Stefan Olander, vice-president of digital sport at Nike, wrote the book.FT magazine