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Do Team

How to get the best from everyone.

Charlie Gladstone

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This book is about working with other people. It’s about making that experience a positive one. It’s about how a happy, engaged and motivated team becomes an unstoppable force. 

In Do Team, entrepreneur Charlie Gladstone draws on three decades of experience as an employer of over 100 people and father of six, to share practical, honest and insightful advice on such matters as:

  • Choosing the right people
  • Getting through tough times
  • Team building for introverts
  • The power of (very) small teams
  • Why good manners and kindness matter most

With easy-to-follow entries on hiring, gentle leadership, emotional intelligence and retaining a sense of humour, Do Team will help you get the best from everyone so that you, your team and your business can thrive. 

This paperback purchase includes a free ebook download.


A must-read for anyone who wants to lead their team with empathy and kindness – from the man who does it best.

Holly Tucker MBE

No matter what your vision may be, you will inevitably need people to help you realize it. I can't think of a better tool for building, nurturing, and leading your team than this book.

Peter Buchanan Smith, founder of Best Made Co

I’ve always found myself wanting to join in with anything Charlie Gladstone has suggested. This book explains why.

Johnnie Boden, founder of Boden


Do Team - How to get the best from everyone. - Audiobook
Charlie’s Do Lecture

What is the Good Life?

'You should be doing what you want to be doing forever.' Experiences are what we crave more and more. They make us happier. Charlie co-founded The Good Life Experience, a festival which exists to give attendees one of the best experiences of their lives. Music. Great food. Great location. Good vibes abound. Charlie shares how to make people feel amazing.

About the author

Charlie Gladstone is an entrepreneur with 30 years’ experience operating small businesses. He is a retailer, festival owner, farmer, author, publican, restauranteur, podcast host, property developer, charity board member and enthusiast. His businesses employ over 100 people and include The Good Life Society, the Hawarden Estate Farm Shop in North Wales and Glen Dye Cabins and Cottages in Scotland. With his wife Caroline, he wrote The Family Guide to the Great Outdoors (Penguin). They have been married for over 30 years and together they have six adult children.

Product details

  • Pub date: May 2021
  • Dimensions: 120 x 178mm
  • Extent: 112 pages
  • ISBN: 978-1-907974-88-5
  • eBook ISBN: 978-1-907974-89-2


Illustrations by Matt Blease

Paper & print details

Paperback editions printed by OZGraf Print on Munken, an FSC-certified paper

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