Start With Why

Start With Why

How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action

Summary

THE LIFE-CHANGING MILLION-COPY GLOBAL BESTSELLER - BASED ON ONE OF THE MOST WATCHED TED TALKS OF ALL TIME! DISCOVER YOUR PURPOSE WITH ONE SIMPLE QUESTION: WHY?

'One of the most incredible thinkers of our time; someone who has influenced the way I think and act every day' - Steven Bartlett, investor, BBC Dragon and host of The Diary of a CEO podcast

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Why are some people more inventive, pioneering and successful than others?
And why are they able to repeat their success again and again?

Because it doesn't matter what you do, it matters WHY you do it.

Those who have had the greatest influence in the world all think, act, and communicate in the same way - and it's the opposite to most. Drawing on the stories of leaders such as Steve Jobs, Ernest Shackleton and the Wright brothers, who each discovered their why to maximum effect, Simon Sinek uncovers the fundamental secret of their success. How you lead, inspire, live, it all starts with why.

WHAT READERS ARE SAYING:

'It's amazing how a book can change the course of your life, and this book did that.'

'Imagine the Ted Talk expanded to 2 hours long, with more depth, intrigue and examples.'

'What he does brilliantly is demonstrate his own why - to inspire others - throughout.'

Start with Why has sold over 2 million copies globally [Nielsen BookScan UK and Circana Bookscan US, April 2024]
Simon Sinek has one of the most watched Ted Talks of all time, Ted, January 2024

Reviews

  • This book is so impactful, I consider it required reading
    Tony Robbins, bestselling author of Awaken The Giant Within

About the author

Simon Sinek

Simon Sinek is the bestselling author of Start with Why, Leaders Eat Last and Together is Better which have helped organizations around the world inspire their people to reach new heights. He has presented his ideas to Fortune 100 companies and small start-ups; to non-profit organizations and members of Congress; to foreign ambassadors and the highest levels of the US military, among many others. His TED talk based on Start with Why is the third most popular video of all time on TED.com, with more than 35 million views.
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