'For customers who want an innovative and fun book on how to create a business model for their life and career'. The Bookseller, 16th December 2012 'It's not often that you come across a truly innovative, well-designed book. This is one...If you're in a career quandary, pick up a copy...this is guaranteed to kick start you into action.' (Management Today, June 2012) '...entertaining, thought provoking and, I suspect, effective...There are numerous helpful, insightful and very interesting exercises to help with the development process' (Financial Adviser, 30th August 2012)
From the Back Cover
Dreaming of a new career or life path?
We all do. But most of us lack a structured way to reinvent ourselves, even as changing workplace business models make professional and personal life more challenging than ever.
Replace career uncertainty with career confidence by using the single-page blueprint that's helped reinvent thousands of organizations worldwide. It's the systematic way to optimize the most important business model of all: business model you.
"Business Model You is a flight path to structure, meaning, and purpose."
—Philip Galligan, Business Advisor, Ireland
"The personal business model is an innovative, visually powerful tool for assessing who you are and what you can do."
—James C. Wylie, Business Life Coach, United States
"Successful companies do it again and again. Why not you?"
—Ralf Meyer, Angel Investor & Consultant, Germany
"A practical, inspiring playbook for designing a fulfilling life by shifting focus from skills to Value Provided"
—Gary Percy, Marketing Director, Australia
About the Author
is an entrepreneur, a NEXT-certified entrepreneurship trainer, and author who leads the global personal business model movement at BusinessModelYou.com.
After selling his startup to a NASDAQ-listed entity in a multi-million-dollar transaction, he completed doctoral research in international business model portability and went on to author or edit five books on entrepreneurship, business models, and personal development, including the international bestsellers Business Model You
and Business Model Generation,
which together have sold half a million copies in 26 languages. See TimClark.net.
Alexander Osterwalder, PhD is an international speaker, workshop facilitator and strategy consultant. He writes a popular blog on business model innovation at businessmodelalchemist.com.
Yves Pigneur, PhD, is a professor of business at the University of Lausanne, Switzerland.