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  • Published: 29 August 2023
  • ISBN: 9781529146516
  • Imprint: Ebury Edge
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 368
  • RRP: $40.00

The Diary of a CEO

The 33 Laws of Business and Life




Runaway No.1 Bestseller by STEVEN BARTLETT: entrepreneur, podcaster and Dragon's Den star

Runaway No.1 Bestseller by STEVEN BARTLETT: entrepreneur, podcaster and Dragon's Den star

This is not a book about business strategy. Strategy changes like the seasons.
This is a book about something much more permanent.

At the very heart of all the success and failure I've been exposed to - both my own entrepreneurial journey and through the thousands of interviews I've conducted on my podcast - are a set of principles that can stand the test of time, apply to any industry, and be used by anyone who is search of building something great or becoming someone great.

These are the fundamental laws that will ensure excellence.

They are rooted in psychology and behavioral science, are based on the wisdom of tens of thousands of people I've surveyed across every continent and age group, and of course, drawn from the conversations I've had on my chart-topping podcast with the world's most successful people.

These laws will work now or in 100 years from now. Are you ready to get started?

Number 1 Sunday Times bestseller, September 2023

  • Published: 29 August 2023
  • ISBN: 9781529146516
  • Imprint: Ebury Edge
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 368
  • RRP: $40.00

About the author

Steven Bartlett

Steven Bartlett is an Entrepreneur, speaker, investor, author and the host of UK's No.1 podcast ‘The Diary of a CEO’ - an unfiltered journey into the remarkable stories and untold dimensions of the world’s most influential people, experts and thinkers. Steven is an accomplished investor in the health and wellness space with notable investments including Huel - UK’s fastest growing e-commerce company internationally, and Zoe - the personalised nutrition programme created by the world’s top scientists. Previous investments include The Healing Company, atai Life Sciences, Alto Neuroscience and AbCellera. Steven's other investments focus on blockchain technologies, biotech, space, Web 3 and social media. Known for his innovative and disruptive approach to social media marketing, Steven co-founded Flight Story – a marketing and communications company that works with leading brands. He has also launched his own private equity fund, Flight Fund, to accelerate the next generation of European unicorns. Steven co-founded thirdweb - a software platform, backed by Shopify and Coinbase, that makes it easy to build web3 applications. Steven released his debut book (ironically) titled Happy Sexy Millionaire, which made the Sunday Times bestsellers list. He joined the BBC's hit TV show Dragons’ Den, as the youngest ever Dragon in the show’s history. Steven is particularly focused on inspiring a new generation of entrepreneurs and creators from a BAME background and much of his work after winning the ‘British Black Entrepreneur of the year' award focused on disadvantaged schools and communities. He has partnered with His Majesty's Prison Service to distribute 'The Diary of a CEO' podcast via their in-cell technology to educate and inspire young adults. Steven has been listed on the Powerlist, which captures the most influential Black Britons and aims to celebrate the achievements of the most influential people of African, African Caribbean and African American heritage in the UK. Steven’s audience includes young aspiring entrepreneurs, creators, business leaders and high net-worth individuals.

Praise for The Diary of a CEO

From 'never disagree' to 'don't attack beliefs, inspire new ones,' this book contains surprising wisdom that will move you forward personally and professionally. I highly recommend.

Scott Galloway

It's about time that we read about success in our modern world as seen by one who's navigated the path to success like no other. Intelligent, insightful, and real. I am humbled by how much I learned from Steven's work.

Mo Gawdat

Weaving the latest research, his own experiences, and captivating stories, Steven guides readers to redefine success and achieve their potential. This is a must-read for anyone dreaming of doing something audacious.

Jay Shetty, author of Think Like a Monk

Surprising and persuasive in equal measure. Steven's advice will supercharge your chances of achieving your biggest dreams.

Marie Forleo, author of Everything Is Figureoutable

Steven Bartlett has overcome seemingly insurmountable odds to become a mega-successful serial entrepreneur. Along the way, he has learned some valuable lessons about the importance of following a different and unconventional path to power, synthesizing his experience into practical laws that will challenge and guide you in the harshly competitive world we live in.

Robert Greene, author of The 48 Laws of Power

I've watched Steven Bartlett's journey from the start, always knowing he had that raw, fiery spark. Seeing him harness it, seeing him succeed, damn, it fills me with pure, undiluted pride. I'm on the sidelines, cheering him on, because this guy embodies the entrepreneur's spirit.

Gary Vaynerchuck, author of Twelve and a Half

There is a new breed of CEO taking over the business world. The blustery, chest beating CEOs who act like they make no mistakes are being replaced by CEOs who talk about their feelings, lead with curiosity and are willing to work on themselves...and Steven Bartlett is leading the revolution! The Diary Of A CEO is an essential companion for any leader who wants to take themselves on and lead us into the next generation.

Simon Sinek, Optimist and New York Times bestselling author of Start with Why and The Infinite Game

Steven Bartlett has overcome seemingly insurmountable odds to become a mega-successful serial entrepreneur. Along the way, he has learned some valuable lessons about the importance of following a different and unconventional path to power, synthesizing his experience into practical laws that will challenge and guide you in the harshly competitive world we live in.

Robert Greene, author of The 48 Laws of Power

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