"Create New Futures is transformative. A fantastic author explains how great actions lead to breakthroughs. Aviv Shahar reminds me of the guy who's told, 'That idea is global' and replies, 'No, it's much bigger than that.' Read this book and change the world before the world changes you."
--Alan Weiss, PhD, author, Million Dollar Maverick, Million Dollar Consulting, and over 60 other books
"See for yourself why so many large corporations rely on Aviv to help guide their future. This book is chock full of simple, useful models to help executives striving to open new organizational portals through innovative approaches and strategic thinking. Special stories illustrate every major point. Aviv's concise questions alone can provide hours of inspired pondering."
--Geoff Bellman, author, Extraordinary Groups and Getting Things Done When You Are Not in Charge
"Aviv has packed this book with startling questions,incisive observations about leadership, and creative strategies for dramatically improving the quality of your conversations at work and at home.He makes you stop and think in fresh ways."
--Andrew Sobel, bestselling author of Clients for Life and Power Questions
"Your organization's future success depends on innovation. Leaders hold the key to fostering an environment where innovation flourishes. Aviv's masterful story-telling inspires, enlightens,and compels leaders to embrace actions that create a preferred future in every part of their lives. Begin to create your desired future with this powerful book."
--Elaine Biech, author, The Art and Science of Training, Editor, The ASTD Leadership Handbook
"Before I met Aviv, I was an execution is everything type of leader. Our teams were focused on improvement, functioning well and consistently delivering strong results. I wasn't convinced that we needed help. Then, through a series of conversations, I agreed to give Aviv an opportunity to work with my senior staff. After several engagements with Aviv, our teams rapidly took performance to the breakout level. His methods helped us quickly transform our learning and insights into a coherent set of activities which created a remarkable new future, one in which we achieved many years of industry-leading performance in growth, market share, profitability and customer satisfaction. I highly recommend his book, Create New Futures, for leaders who desire to build stronger teams and dramatically improve the trajectory of their business."
--Ted Clark, Former Senior VP and GM, Hewlett Packard
"Finally,after twelve years of Aviv's inspirational work with my teams in threedifferent companies, Create New Futuresis here. Like Aviv's strategy workshops, this book will make you think inentirely new ways about your business, about life, and about your life. As a result, you will bericher, stronger, and more prepared to embark on your development journeyahead."
--David Berman, President, Zoom Video Communications
"No matter WHAT page you turn to, you are going to connect immediately with the power you possess to change your future. Through my work with Aviv, I learned that he exhibits his innate ability to drive the right conversations for you to discover the growth and success we all truly want. I dare you to read this book and not come away with the clarity you have been looking for, and the tools to create your path."
--Alice Latino, Co-Founder Heavenly Care Home Health, former Vice President Operation Emeritus Senior Living
"I plan to give copies of Create New Futures to the leaders of all of the organizations I care about, and to keep it close at hand for my own inspiration and encouragement. Aviv's book empowers individuals and businesses to construct the futures they most long for by effortlessly blending personal and spiritual development with extraordinarily effective step-by-step processes.For more than a decade I have relied on Aviv's wise counsel and his master fulability to ask questions and frame metaphors to illuminate my thinking horizons, expand my understanding of what's possible, and lead to practical epiphanies."
--Christy Lee-Engel, ND, EAMP, founding Director of the Bastyr University Center for Mind, Body, Spirit and Nature.
"Working with Aviv truly is a transformational experience. Applying his strategies over the years has allowed me to inspire and transform my teams, achieve balance,and focus on what matters. In his practical and thought provoking book Create New Futures, Aviv Shahar frames the steps you must take with your team to create your desired future and shows you how to use the art of conversation to build your next success horizons.Keep this inspiring book handy: the conversation strategies it offers have thepower to enrich every aspect of your life."
--Faiza Hughell, Vice President, Sales at Ring Central
"Break through innovation occurs at the intersection of new conversations. In Create New Futures Aviv shows how tolead conversations that produce results and change organizations. This is a captivating read."
--Shekhar Mitra, Ph.D. President, InnoPreneur LLC, former, Senior Vice President, Global Innovation at Procter and Gamble
"Everyone should read Create New Futures! In my 25+ year management career at Hewlett Packard, Aviv undeniably has been the most impactful consultant and coach I have worked with. This book integrates the practical and the inspirational elements of Aviv's work: we change organizations, and the world at large, one conversation at a time."
--Sam Szteinbaum, Chairman and CEO at The Wonder Years, Inc; Fmr Chief Learning Officer Hewlett Packard