A Bridge Not Too Far: Where Creativity Meets Innovation

A Bridge Not Too Far: Where Creativity Meets Innovation

by Deepak Ohri
A Bridge Not Too Far: Where Creativity Meets Innovation

A Bridge Not Too Far: Where Creativity Meets Innovation

by Deepak Ohri


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“Ohri is a visionary in every sense of the word” —Forbes

A Bridge Not Too Far: Where Creativity Meets Innovation by Deepak Ohri is a must-read and inspirational book for anyone seeking to harness the power of innovation and creativity to succeed in the business world. Ohri, founder and CEO of lebua Hotels and Resorts, shares his inspiring journey from humble beginnings to becoming a renowned award-winning entrepreneur in the luxury hospitality industry with a focus on management and leadership.

Ohri provides a deeply human-centered approach to managing business and life, sharing his insights and expertise on how to succeed in the competitive world of entrepreneurship and the hospitality industry. Ohri's innovative entrepreneurial spirit and unique perspective on experiential luxury have transformed the hospitality landscape. In this motivational book and remarkable guide, Ohri provides invaluable lessons and practical tips for anyone seeking to achieve similar success.

With a focus on the importance of creativity and innovation, A Bridge Not Too Far is a powerful tool for entrepreneurs, offering actionable strategies for achieving goals, overcoming obstacles, and climbing to the top. Whether you are just starting or looking to take your business to the next level, this book is an essential read for anyone looking to succeed in the competitive world of entrepreneurship.

Named one of the Global Top Most Inspirational Executives in Travel and Hospitality by the International Hospitality Institute, Ohri is a visionary leader who has earned a reputation as one of the most innovative and successful entrepreneurs in the industry that values customers satisfaction and ethical leadership. A Bridge Not Too Far is a testament to his remarkable accomplishment and his dedication to helping others in their goal achievement for their success.

So, if you are ready to grow your business or career to the next level, this self help book is the perfect guide to get you there.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781957807836
Publisher: Waterside Productions
Publication date: 01/10/2023
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 1,138,837
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 5.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Deepak Ohri, founder and CEO of lebua Hotels & Resorts is well-known worldwide as an award-winning entrepreneur who has transformed the luxury hospitality landscape in Asia. He has been recognized globally as an award-winning entrepreneur and celebrated speaker, being featured speaker at the Forbes Global CEO conference and Financial Times Business of Luxury Summit, amongst many others.

Table of Contents

Preface xv

The Luxury Phenomenon xvii

Final Thoughts xviii

Introduction xxi

My Roots xxii

Disruptor xxiv

Final Thoughts xxvi

Chapter 1 Seizing New Opportunities 1

Finding Luxury 3

The Next Chapter 5

Final Thoughts 6

Chapter 2 Learning Curves 9

The Next Opportunity 11

Final Thoughts 13

Chapter 3 Creativity and Innovation 15

New Ideas in Service 16

Success 18

Final Thoughts 19

Chapter 4 The Shine of a Mentor 21

Hands-On Training 23

Philosophical Training 26

A New Education 29

Working in the U.S. 30

Final Thoughts 32

Chapter 5 Bold Is Gold 35

The Full Story 38

Returning Home 40

My Father's Story 42

Moving on from Failure 43

Final Thoughts 45

Chapter 6 Rebuilding One Step at a Time 47

"Culture" versus "culture" 50

Fear of People's Opinions 52

Final Thoughts 53

Chapter 7 A Lateral Step Can Lead to the Next Step 57

The Lateral Leads to the Next 59

Getting the Job Done 66

Stiff Competition 70

The Final Result 72

Innovatively Resilient 73

Translate Culture into Service 74

Hiring the Right People 77

Building an Emotional Experience 80

Correlations Create Impact 82

"Even After Dark the Sky Changes Color" 83

Final Thoughts 85

Chapter 8 The Million Baht Dinner 87

The Menu 92

The Successful Failure that Followed 95

Final Thoughts 97

Chapter 9 When Good Ideas Go Wrong 99

Accountability 103

Final Thoughts 106

Chapter 10 Transcending Trends 109

Equality … Again. 112

Setting Michelin Standards 113

From Food and Beverage to Hotel Hospitality 116

When Things Seem Bleak 119

Expanding into New Markets 123

The Power of Service 126

The Hangover 130

Handling Success 132

Emotional Connection 133

Final Thoughts 134

Epilogue Life is an Experience 137

Bird's Eye View 140

Luxury Incubator Project 143

What's Next for Me 147

Appendix Reframing Success 151

About the Author 155

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