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The Secrets of My Success: The Story of Boost Juice, Juicy Bits and All

Book Description

Janine Allis explains how she grew Boost Juice bars into a global phenomenon.

How do you turn a single juice bar into a global company with more than 6000 employees and $160 million in global sales? Ask Janine Allis. In The Secrets of My Success, Australia's hottest entrepreneur tells the inside story of the growth of Boost Juice, including her personal journey from housewife with no formal business training to successful entrepreneur. Along the way, she discovered the 30 business and leadership tips she calls her 'recipes for success'. The Secrets of My Success also explores how Allis's personal philosophy based on a love for life has brought the company loyal customers and created satisfied, dedicated employees.

  • The perfect guide for budding entrepreneurs to reject the traditional wisdom that the only way to succeed in business is with a business degree

  • An inside look at the successful management and leadership philosophy of one of Australia's greatest entrepreneurs

  • Includes a full-colour photo insert section.

For today's entrepreneur looking for non-traditional paths to extreme success, The Secrets of My Success offers practical business and leadership wisdom combined with Allis's own compelling personal story.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Table of Contents
  4. Foreword
    1. Acknowledgements
    2. Introduction
  5. Part I: My Boost journey
    1. Chapter 1: Blitzing in the blender of life
      1. Just a simple girl from a simple world
      2. First job, bad hair and many lessons
      3. The adventure that was supposed to last three months
      4. Sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll
    2. Chapter 2: Smoothly settling down (not!)
      1. No sex, drugs or rock 'n' roll
      2. Working with movie stars and finding my soulmate
      3. Dormant DNA
      4. Spinning my wheels
    3. Chapter 3: Holding all the apples
      1. Boost or bust
      2. Vision to fruition
      3. Making the decision to franchise
      4. Surrounding yourself with greatness
      5. Running at full tilt
      6. Risking it all
      7. Picking the right partner
      8. Adding a Boost to Viva
      9. Business Woman of the Year
    4. Chapter 4: Keeping the juices flowing
      1. Cracks in the foundation
      2. Proactive boosters
      3. Hitting the wall
      4. Building a Zoo
      5. Pausing to reflect
      6. The secret
  6. Part II: Thirty recipes for success
    1. Chapter 5: Executive juices
      1. Integrity
      2. Motivation
      3. Passion
      4. Confidence
      5. Reputation
      6. Discipline
      7. Listener
      8. Solutions
      9. Honesty
      10. Partners
      11. Positive thoughts
      12. Negative thoughts
    2. Chapter 6: Staff smoothies
      1. Teamwork
      2. People
      3. Relationships
      4. Protégés
      5. Leaders
      6. Delegation
      7. Meetings
    3. Chapter 7: Power blends
      1. Assumptions
      2. Mentors
      3. Principles
      4. Respect
      5. Confrontation
      6. Money
      7. Negotiation
      8. Success
      9. Credibility
      10. Communicating
      11. Customers
  7. Part III: Expanding skills and overcoming obstacles
    1. Chapter 8: Blending a great team
      1. Hiring the right ones
      2. Firing the wrong 'uns
    2. Chapter 9: Mixing up your marketing
      1. Why our marketing strategy worked
    3. Chapter 10: Picking the franchising fruit
      1. The Boost franchising method
    4. Chapter 11: Loving life
      1. There's more to life
      2. Taking care of yourself and your health
    5. Chapter 12: Throwing away the pulp
      1. Handling conflict with your colleagues
      2. Setting realistic expectations
      3. Learning to say no
      4. Respecting others
      5. Acting the part
      6. Eliminating the fear
      7. Avoiding burnout
  8. Conclusion
  9. The Boost Juice timeline