Anna Shilina is an author, speaker, and entrepreneur, who was born in the Ukraine and brought up in South Africa. She runs a security and cleaning company in Cape Town and has hands-on experience in the business world.
Anna graduated from the University of Cape Town with Honours in Property Studies. Not wanting to be confined to the corporate world just yet, she spent years working abroad, learning the value of 7-star service, meeting high expectations and communicating effectively in other people’s values. The lessons learned were carried forward into her business ventures once she started her entrepreneurial path.
She loves adding value to businesses, exceeding expectations and raising the standard of the industry. Her professional life has taken her through many avenues of working with and managing people. She is inspired by people who are true to themselves, follow their hearts and enjoy life.
Business has many different facets to it, and managing people is one of the most complex. Done well, it can also be the most rewarding.
Why is it so difficult to motivate people?
How do you make sure you get the most out of your most expensive and valuable asset – your people?
The Business Tango – Embracing Entrepreneurship & Intrapreneurship tackles these and many more questions managers struggle with daily in running of businesses. Managing even one employee can be tricky, never mind hundreds and even thousands.
In this book, Anna Shilina shares with you vital techniques for attracting, developing and retaining competent and committed people in order to drive your business towards your vision. The tools and insights in the book will show you how successful businesses combine developing people and optimising profit, and how you can do it, too!
Look after and optimise your biggest asset – your workforce.
“Anna is knowledgeable, practical and resourceful. She packages her know-how in an easy to understand and very applicable way in her book. Excellent read!”
–Gerry Robert, author of The Millionaire Mindset
“Anna Shilina’s book, The Business Tango delivers clear understanding for any employer who wants their employees to be more efficient and more effective. People are businesses biggest asset, read this book and learn how to optimise that asset.“
–Jean-Guy Francoeur, author of Messy Manager
“The Business Tango demystifies why some employees are superstars, while other drag their feet and always will. It shows you how to change this dynamic and increase productivity across the board.“
–Sindi Zilwa, author of The ACE Model
"The Business Tango provides insights into how to better manage employees, thus improving your bottom line and simultaneously having happier employees."
–Gurunath Hari, author of The 6 Dimensions
"Anna Shilina has done a fantastic job in her book, specifically in pinpointing areas for improvement in people management skills. The practical tips and techniques from business leaders are a true eye opener."
–Jose Cross, author of Business is Booming
"Managing people can give you a headache but it has been a real treasure to get into the heads of some of the most successful business managers and learn from them."
–Itay Avni, author of The Big Pay Off
"The Business Tango will put you into the driver’s seat of the bus that is getting your company and its employees to where you want them to be, instead of being a backseat observer and crisis mode operator. Anna combines her own business experience and knowledge and that of other successful managers to give you the tools you need."
–Cathy & Rick Nesbitt, author of Free Publicity Now.com
"Just by applying one or two ideas from The Business Tango you will see big changes in your office especially on the productivity of employees."
–Krysta Woo, author of 7 Habits of Highly Profitable Practitioners
"The Business Tango is very comprehensive. As the book points out, managing people needs to be a holistic approach, from recruitment to a long commitment from both employee and employer. Anna has covered all aspects very well."
–Guy Bowden, author of Gain without Pain!
"I have thoroughly enjoyed The Business Tango and would recommend it to anyone who manages people, especially if they are interested in increasing results. "
–David Teo, author of Friends Helping Friends to Become Richer