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Introducing the First Book from Fevertree, a New Imprint of Quivertree Publications

Introducing Fevertree, a New Imprint of Quivertree Publications

Be A HeroQuivertree Publications is proud to announced its first Fevertree title, Be a Hero: Lessons For Living A Heroic Life, by Alan Knott-Craig with Craig Rivett:

Life is hard and times are tough, but don’t panic! All you need to do is be a hero – and you have in your hands the book that will help you do just that.

By distilling the wisdom of many heroes (both past and present) in the form of rules, guides, cartoons and quotes, this book will:

  • Teach you to fail with aplomb and laugh at yourself while doing so
  • Remind you that your family should be your first priority
  • Show you how to learn to listen, and learn to learn
  • Demonstrate how courtesy and respect can get you the results you want
  • Give you the power to make courageous decisions that will inspire others

Nowadays it feels that there’s something wrong with being a hero, acting heroically and celebrating heroes. It seems there are no more noble heroes, no more role models. But it wasn’t always this way.

The ancient Greek philosopher, Plutarch, believed that having heroic role models was the most important goal of society.

This book tries to distil the wisdom of many heroes of the past and present in the form of rules, guides, letters and quotes. With advice from the likes of Socrates, Winston Churchill, Nelson Mandela, the Dalai Lama and Yoda, you will soon be a hero.

Whether you’re looking to get a job, take your career to the next level, start a business, or simply become a better person, this read can nudge you in the right direction.

So, what are you waiting for?

Be a Hero!

A treasure trove of insight, wisdom and wit. Read it slowly, think about it, then read it again. You will find what you are looking for.Michael Jordaan, Former CEO of First National Bank

About the authors

Alan Knott-Craig is a highly successful businessman, social entrepreneur and the author of four previous books. He is also a popular motivational speaker.

He has established several companies specialising in digital communication, and was CEO of Mxit after acquiring it in 2011.

His first book, Don’t Panic, became an instant bestseller in South African. He released the follow-up, Really, Don’t Panic, in 2014.

Alan was named as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2009. Forbes listed him as one of the top 10 young African millionaires to watch.

Craig Rivett is an economist turned entrepreneur. He has helped launch numerous startups. He is currently the CEO of Happimo, a non-profit organisation.

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