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|Title: Balancing Acts: Unleashing the Power of Creativity in Your Work and Life|
By: Daniel Lamarre
Number of Pages: 288
Vendor: Harper Leadership
Publication Date: 2022
|Dimensions: 9.000 X 6.000 (inches)|
Weight: 1 pound
Stock No: WW0223022
In this leadership memoir, take a step backstage at Cirque du Soleil.
Vice Chairman Daniel Lamarre shares his experiences leading the awe-inspiring organization, and teaches readers what it takes for anyone, regardless of position or industry, to embrace the value of creative leadership.
Without creativity, there is no business. At the core of Cirque du Soleils lavish, multi-million-dollar productions is Vice Chairman Daniel Lamarre, who has mastered the ability to bring business and creativity together across multiple languages and cultures in a way that has never been seen before. The secrets he shares in Balancing Acts are rooted in tremendous faith in your own creative skills, even if you are convinced you have none, and those of the sharpest minds within your organization.
In this book, Daniel shares the untold stories behind Cirques biggest shows, including Beatles Love, Michael Jackson One, the aquatic marvel, O, and many more. Through these tales of triumph and trials, he will teach you:
Whether you work for one of the most creative organizations on the planet like Cirque du Soleil, in a stuffy corporate job, or somewhere in betweenBalancing Acts is filled with principles that can strengthen and accelerate any business on the planet.
Daniel Lamarre is a French Canadian and citizen of the world whose talent for leading creative companies became evident during his nearly two decades at Cirque du Soleil, during which he instigated and guided the astounding growth of one of the most inspiring firms on the planet.
When he joined Cirque in 2001 as president of new ventures, the organization had two thousand employees and seven shows in performance. Five years later, Daniel became chief executive and, today, Cirque has nearly five thousand employees and forty-four shows playing across five continents. The company has annual sales of $1 billion, profit margins of twenty percent, and fifteen million people buy tickets to its shows around the world annually, more than all thirty-nine Broadway shows combined. Hometown: Montreal, Canada.
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