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Becoming the evidence-based manager  by Gary P. Latham

Becoming the evidence-based manager

Gary P. Latham

Book

Over 50-years of management science distilled for everyday practice. The essential information you need to become an evidence-based manager from hiring to retention. Information is presented within 10 general lessons of management, a new case-study f...

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Forest  by Matt (Writer on horticulture) Collins

Forest

Matt (Writer on horticulture) Colli...

Book

Forest is a celebration of the diverse ways in which trees and forests are as magnificent, economically relevant and profoundly enchanting today as they ever have been. Journeying across the continents, writer Matt Collins and photographer Roo Lewis ...

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When the box is the limit  by Walter Vandervelde

When the box is the limit

Walter Vandervelde

Book

Innovators have long recognized that constraints very often stimulate or guide the process of creativity and innovation. When the box is the limit, creativity often comes to the surface organically as the most ultimate and natural solution. Restraints...

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Getting to yes  by Roger Fisher

Getting to yes

Roger Fisher

Book

Getting to yes offers a concise, step-by-step, proven strategy for coming to mutually acceptable agreements in every sort of conflict - whether it involves parents and children, neighbours, bosses and employees, customers or corporations, tenants or ...

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Capitalism in America  by Alan Greenspan

Capitalism in America

Alan Greenspan

Book

Where does innovation come from, and how does it spread through a society? And why do some eras see the fruits of innovation spread more democratically, and others, including our own, see the opposite? In Capitalism in America, Alan Greenspan distils...

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Goomics : Volume 1, 2010-2015  by Manu Cornet

Goomics : Volume 1, 2010-2015

Manu Cornet

Book

"Google is very often in the spotlight, and while its products are widely used, its internal corporate culture is still fairly obscure to most. The purpose of this book is to restore some of the original humour and playfulness of what I believe to be...

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Brave new work  by Aaron Dignan

Brave new work

Aaron Dignan

Book

The way we work is broken. It takes forever to get anything done. Meetings and emails are incessant. Bureaucracy stifles talent and creativity. After decades of management theory and multiple waves of technological and societal change, is this really...

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Creative blindness (and how to cure it)  by Dave Trott

Creative blindness (and how to cure it)

Dave Trott

Book

Creativity is all around us. Not in art galleries. But on the train, at work, in the street outside, and in schools, hospitals and restaurants. Creative vision exists wherever people are. In this entertaining collection of real-life stories, Dave Trott...

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Chillpreneur  by Denise Duffield-Thomas

Chillpreneur

Denise Duffield-Thomas

Book

Denise Duffield-Thomas made herself a millionaire by helping women realise that they could manifest anything they dreamed of if they took consistent action. In Chillpreneur, she teaches women how to align their goals with the universe and earn six figures...

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Make time  by Jake Knapp

Make time

Jake Knapp

Book

"Do you ever wonder where your day went? Or daydream about activities you'll get to "someday"? Knapp and Zeratsky share their tactics for a four-step daily framework that you can use to systematically re-design your days. Highlight, Laser, Energize, ...

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The best place to work  by Ron Friedman

The best place to work

Ron Friedman

Book

A groundbreaking, practical guide for fueling workplace happiness, creativity, and success based on the latest research from the behavioral sciences. Why do companies with bigger lunch tables have higher productivity? What can casinos teach us about creating...

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The edge of anarchy  by Jack Kelly

The edge of anarchy

Jack Kelly

Book

A vivid account of the greatest uprising of working people in American history. At the pinnacle of the Gilded Age, a boycott of Pullman sleeping cars by hundreds of thousands of railroad employees brought commerce to a standstill across much of the c...

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Kochie's 11-step money plan for a better life  by David Koch

Kochie's 11-step money plan for a better life

David Koch

Book

Kochie has spent years writing about money and talking to Australians from all walks of life about pretty much everything. He knows how we think. He knows that most of us worry about sorting our finances, but few of us do it well, if at all. He knows...

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Seasonal associate  by Heike Geissler

Seasonal associate

Heike Geissler

Book

No longer able to live on the proceeds of her freelance writing and translating income, German novelist Heike Geissler takes a seasonal job at Amazon Order Fulfillment in Leipzig. But the job, intended as a stopgap measure, quickly becomes a descent ...

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The languages of leadership  by Wendy Born

The languages of leadership

Wendy Born

Book

Many of us have issues trying to lead disparate teams with multiple personalities, colleagues with conflicting agendas and bosses with minds of their own. The questions we often ask ourselves are: *How do I manage my team leaders to work together wit...

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This is marketing  by Seth Godin

This is marketing

Seth Godin

Book

"Over the past quarter century, Seth Godin has taught and inspired millions of entrepreneurs, marketers, leaders, and fans from all walks of life, via his blog, online courses, lectures, and bestselling books. He is the inventor of countless ideas and...

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How to get to the top of Google Search  by Richard (Search engine specialist) Conway

How to get to the top of Google Search

Richard (Search engine specialist) ...

Book

"This practical guide cuts through the mis-information and sets the record straight on what actions you need to take, so searchers will find your product quickly and easily. It covers keywords, website content and structure, mobile search and optimis...

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The D.I.Y newsroom  by Stuart Howie

The D.I.Y newsroom

Stuart Howie

Book

Is your message getting lost in the cacophony of communications today? Would you like to be better recognised for the good work you do, and to do that within existing resources? Do you want to modernise your operations but do not know how? The DIY Newsroom...

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The infographic guide for entrepreneurs  by Carissa Lytle

The infographic guide for entrepreneurs

Carissa Lytle

Book

Everything you need to know about starting your own independent business—and earning big—through easy-to-understand infographics. Start your dream business, optimize your freelancing, and max out your earnings with this graphic guide to everything you...

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The battle to do good  by Bob Langert

The battle to do good

Bob Langert

Book

In The Battle to Do Good, former McDonald's executive Bob Langert takes readers on a behind-the-scenes eye witness account of the mega brand's battle to address numerous societal hot-button issues, such as packaging, waste, recycling, obesity, defore...

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The emotionally intelligent office

The emotionally intelligent office

Book

Stress and mental ill health currently costs the United States economy

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Work wife  by Erica Cerulo

Work wife

Erica Cerulo

Book

Claire Mazur and Erica Cerulo met as undergrads at the University of Chicago and in 2010, after a decade of friendship, they founded the fashion website Of a Kind to promote emerging designers. Since then, InStyle named Of A Kind "Best of Web," and the...

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Bad with money  by Gaby Dunn

Bad with money

Gaby Dunn

Book

If your biggest financial plan is 'maybe I'll win the lottery someday,' you should probably read this book.

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Broken bargain  by Kathleen Mary Day

Broken bargain

Kathleen Mary Day

Book

A history of major financial crises--and how taxpayers have been left with the bill. In the 1930s, battered and humbled by the Great Depression, the U.S. financial sector struck a grand bargain with the federal government. Bankers gained a safety net...

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Insane mode  by Hamish McKenzie

Insane mode

Hamish McKenzie

Book

Tells the story of Tesla and argues that, under Elon Musk's "insane mode" leadership, the company is bringing an end to the era of gasoline-powered transportation.

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Fooled by randomness  by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Fooled by randomness

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Book

This book is the word-of-mouth sensation that will change the way you think about business and the world. It is all about luck: more precisely, how we perceive luck in our personal and professional experiences. Nowhere is this more obvious than in the...

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How to be a capitalist without any capital  by Nathan Latka

How to be a capitalist without any capital

Nathan Latka

Book

At nineteen, I founded a software company with $119 in my bank account. Five years later, it was valued at $10.5 million. I don't consider myself exceptionally brilliant. I just realized something few people know: You don't need lots of money or an o...

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Work optional  by Tanja Hester

Work optional

Tanja Hester

Book

A practical action guide for financial independence and early retirement from the popular "Our Next Life" blogger.

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A real girl's guide to money  by Effie Zahos

A real girl's guide to money

Effie Zahos

Book

Sometimes that little voice in your head knows exactly what to ask. "You earn

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The dumb things smart people do with their money  by Jill Schlesinger

The dumb things smart people do with their money

Jill Schlesinger

Book

"Do you have a "friend" who is super smart, has a great career, holds a graduate degree, has even saved a chunk of money for retirement, but who keeps making the same dumb mistakes when it comes to money? Is this "friend" you? After decades working as...

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The so what strategy  by Davina Stanley

The so what strategy

Davina Stanley

Book

"Have you ever been caught at the end of a presentation when your audience, perhaps a leadership team or a Steering Committee, looks at you blankly and asks this most uncomfortable question: 'So what?' How does that help? If you have been in that pos...

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Economics in 100 quotes  by Dan Smith

Economics in 100 quotes

Dan Smith

Book

The story of economics through 100 wonderful quotes. 'In this world nothing can be certain, except death and taxes.' Benjamin Franklin (1789). Benjamin Franklin's famous quip sums up how many people feel about taxes, but when it comes to economics there...

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The book of beautiful questions  by Warren Berger

The book of beautiful questions

Warren Berger

Book

When confronted with almost any demanding situation, the act of questioning can help guide us to smart decisions. By asking questions, we can analyze, learn, and move forward in the face of uncertainty. But "questionologist" Warren Berger says that t...

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You are a badass at making money  by Jen Sincero

You are a badass at making money

Jen Sincero

Book

"A refreshingly frank and entertaining guide for anyone who's ready to start raking in the dough. Drawing on her own experience of transforming herself--over just a few years--from a woman living in a converted garage with tumbleweeds blowing through...

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The curse of bigness  by Tim Wu

The curse of bigness

Tim Wu

Book

"We live in an age of extreme corporate concentration, in which global industries are controlled by just a few giant firms -- big banks, big pharma, and big tech, just to name a few. But concern over what Louis Brandeis called the 'curse of bigness' can...

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Happy go money  by Melissa (Writer on personal finance) Leong

Happy go money

Melissa (Writer on personal finance)...

Book

The Social's finance expert connects money and happiness in this fresh, feel-good guide to financial well-being Everything tells us that what will make us happy can be bought, whether it's the latest gadgets, renovated kitchens, or luxury goods. But ...

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Zucked  by Roger McNamee

Zucked

Roger McNamee

Book

If you had told Roger McNamee even three years ago that he would soon be devoting himself to stopping Facebook from destroying our democracy, he would have howled with laughter. He had mentored many tech leaders in his illustrious career as an investor,...

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The having  by Suh Yoon Lee

The having

Suh Yoon Lee

Book

Suh Yoon Lee was identified as a wealth guru at the age of six by her grandmother, and set off on a course of study--ranging from Asian classical texts to economics to an analysis of 100,000 case studies--to learn the methods for becoming truly rich....

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Illiberal reformers  by Thomas C. Leonard

Illiberal reformers

Thomas C. Leonard

Book

In Illiberal Reformers, Thomas Leonard reexamines the economic progressives whose ideas and reform agenda underwrote the Progressive Era dismantling of laissez-faire and the creation of the regulatory welfare state, which, they believed, would humanize...

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Divining desire  by Liza Featherstone

Divining desire

Liza Featherstone

Book

"The focus group, over the course of the last century, became an increasingly vital part of the way companies and politicians sold their products and policies with few areas of life, from salad dressing to health care legislation to our favorite TV shows,...

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The globotics upheaval  by Richard E. Baldwin

The globotics upheaval

Richard E. Baldwin

Book

The Rise of the Robots for the masses. How to survive in a world of virtual globalisation. Automation and robotics are changing our lives quickly - everyone knows that. But digital disruption goes much further. In The Globotics Upheaval, Richard Baldwin,...

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The joyful frugalista  by Serina Bird

The joyful frugalista

Serina Bird

Book

The essential handbook to living frugally, mindfully and with real joy on a budget. Who knew frugality could be so much fun? Australians are amongst the wealthiest people on the planet, but for some reason we don't like to think or talk about money. Once...

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What we have lost  by James Hamilton-Paterson

What we have lost

James Hamilton-Paterson

Book

"James Hamilton-Paterson turns his literary and analytical skills to the wider picture of Britain's lost industrial and technological civilisation. Between 1939 and 1945, Britain produced around 125,000 aircraft – to take one example – and enormous numbers...

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Principles for navigating big debt crises. Part 3, Compendium of 48 case studies.  by Ray Dalio

Principles for navigating big debt crises. Part 3, Compendium of 48 case studies.

Ray Dalio

Book

"On the 10th anniversary of the 2008 financial crisis, one of the world's most successful investors, Ray Dalio, shares his unique template for how debt crises work and principles for dealing with them well. This template allowed his firm, Bridgewater...

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Principles for navigating big debt crises. Part 2, Detailed case studies: German debt crisis and hyperinflation (1918-1924) ; US debt crisis and adjustment (1928-1937) ; US debt crisis and adjustment (2007-2011)  by Ray Dalio

Principles for navigating big debt crises. Part 2, Detailed case studies: German debt crisis and hyperinflation (1918-1924) ; US debt crisis and adjustment (1928-1937) ; US debt crisis and adjustment (2007-2011)

Ray Dalio

Book

"On the 10th anniversary of the 2008 financial crisis, one of the world's most successful investors, Ray Dalio, shares his unique template for how debt crises work and principles for dealing with them well. This template allowed his firm, Bridgewater...

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The Marshall Plan  by Benn Steil

The Marshall Plan

Benn Steil

Book

Traces the history of the Marshall Plan and the efforts to reconstruct western Europe as a bulwark against communist authoritarianism during a two-year period that saw the collapse of postwar U.S.-Soviet relations and the beginning of the Cold War.

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Dumb energy  by Norman Rogers

Dumb energy

Norman Rogers

Book

Wind and solar energy have negative economic value. An objective analysis of the economics involved show that wind and solar are heavily subsidized. Some of the subsidies are open, but much of the subsidy is hidden from the public. There are special tax...

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Principles for navigating big debt crises. Part 1, The archetypal big debt cycle  by Ray Dalio

Principles for navigating big debt crises. Part 1, The archetypal big debt cycle

Ray Dalio

Book

"On the 10th anniversary of the 2008 financial crisis, one of the world's most successful investors, Ray Dalio, shares his unique template for how debt crises work and principles for dealing with them well. This template allowed his firm, Bridgewater...

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... And forgive them their debts  by Michael Hudson

... And forgive them their debts

Michael Hudson

Book

"Aothor takes us on an epic journey through the economies of ancient civilizations and reveals their relevance for us today. For the past 40 years, in conjunction with Harvard's Peabody Museum, he and his colleagues have documented how interest-bearing...

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The future of shopping  by Jorg Snoeck

The future of shopping

Jorg Snoeck

Book

"Traditional retail is no more. It has been rendered obsolete by developments in economy, demography, and technology in particular. The Internet has taken over the role of retail in its massive possibilities in distribution of products. Anyone can open...

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Customers the day after tomorrow  by Steven Van Belleghem

Customers the day after tomorrow

Steven Van Belleghem

Book

"Phase 3 of digitalisation has started. A phase of artificial intelligence has revolutionised the buying behavior of customers: collecting information, the buying process and customer service have changed dramatically. This book explains the impact of...

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Blitzscaling  by Reid Hoffman

Blitzscaling

Reid Hoffman

Book

"Silicon Valley is renowned for its striking number of businesses which have grown from garage start-ups into global giants; Apple, Cisco, Google, HP and Intel to name a few. But what is the secret to their outstanding success? Hoffman and Yeh explain...

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Manufactured insecurity  by Esther Sullivan

Manufactured insecurity

Esther Sullivan

Book

"Manufactured Insecurity is the first book to document the sociolegal and geospatial forces that shape life in the mobile home park, as well as the catalytic moments of upheaval that occur when mobile home parks are redeveloped and entire communities...

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The one-minute money mentor for women  by Deborah Smith Pegues

The one-minute money mentor for women

Deborah Smith Pegues

Book

"Money--and all the fears that come with it--can easily consume your days. That's why Deborah Smith Pegues, a certified public accountant and bestselling author, wants to give you the financial know-how and insider secrets that will set you free. No ...

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Back to human  by Dan Schawbel

Back to human

Dan Schawbel

Book

"Back to Human explains how a more socially connected workforce creates greater fulfillment, productivity, and engagement while preventing burnout and turnover."--Provided by publisher.

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Laugh out loud  by Barbara Plester

Laugh out loud

Barbara Plester

Book

"Humor is part and parcel of every workplace. However, while it usually demonstrates and fosters a united, happy workforce, it can at times be deeply damaging and divisive. This book is the first-ever authoritative work on the use and management of humor...

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Sugar daddy capitalism  by P. (Peter) Fleming

Sugar daddy capitalism

P. (Peter) Fleming

Book

Introduction: the economics of sleaze -- Uberfamiliar -- Sugar daddy capitalism -- Wiki-feudalism -- The human : all too human workplace -- No more buddy buddy -- Conclusion: less human

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The gift of global talent  by William R. (William Robert) Kerr

The gift of global talent

William R. (William Robert) Kerr

Book

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Why women have better sex under socialism and other arguments for economic independence  by Kristen Ghodsee

Why women have better sex under socialism and other arguments for economic independence

Kristen Ghodsee

Book

Introduction: you might be suffering from capitalism -- Women: like men, but cheaper : on work -- What to expect when you're expecting exploitation: on motherhood -- Pantsuits are not enough : on leadership -- Capitalism between the sheets : on sex (Part...

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Crazy busy  by Kevin DeYoung

Crazy busy

Kevin DeYoung

Book

"I'm too busy. We've all heard it, we've all said it. Sometimes being busy seems like the theme of our lives. Yet this frenetic pace poses a serious threat to our physical, social, and even spiritual well-being. In this mercifully short book about a really...

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The ancient code  by Michael Feeley

The ancient code

Michael Feeley

Book

"Michael Feeley is a former UK police officer and expert witness who uses 17 years of evidence gathering and investigative experience to decipher a secret and complex world of coded messages and languages used by the chosen initiates who hold the key...

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Women who dig  by Trina Moyles

Women who dig

Trina Moyles

Book

"Weaving together the narratives of female farmers from across three continents, Women Who Dig offers a critical look at how women are responding to and increasingly rising up against the injustices of the global food system. Beautifully written with...

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Fight for the forests  by Paul Bensemann

Fight for the forests

Paul Bensemann

Book

"The greatest success story of New Zealand’s modern environmental movement were the pivotal campaigns between 1970 and 2000 that stopped the destruction of our native forest. They began with the battle to save Lake Manapōuri from being flooded,...

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New Zealand's rivers  by Catherine Knight

New Zealand's rivers

Catherine Knight

Book

"'New Zealand's Rivers: An environmental history' explores the relationship between New Zealanders and their rivers, explaining how they have arrived at a crisis point, where fresh water has become their most contested resource and many rivers are too...

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Austral ark

Austral ark

Book

"Australia and New Zealand are home to a remarkable and unique assemblage of flora and fauna. Sadly though, by virtue of their long isolation, and a naive and vulnerable biota, both countries have suffered substantial losses to biodiversity since Eur...

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Ready set grow  by Leonie (Businesswomen) Freeman

Ready set grow

Leonie (Businesswomen) Freeman

Book

"Many small business owners start with great enthusiasm for their new business, but after a few years give up due to frustration, staffing issues, bureaucratic nonsense, or running out of funds to keep going. It's not all a bed of roses for sure, but...

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Chief joy officer  by Richard Sheridan

Chief joy officer

Richard Sheridan

Book

"Rich Sheridan's Joy, Inc told the story of how his tiny software company in Ann Arbor, Michigan achieved success and renown by embracing offbeat culture and human-centered values. In this book, he turns his attention from culture to leadership, and draws...

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Rich enough?  by Mary Holm

Rich enough?

Mary Holm

Book

"A one-stop-shop for making the most of what you have ... Mary Holm is the most trusted writer and reliable long-term adviser on money matters in New Zealand ... Better than anyone else, she knows what worries New Zealanders about money, what they...

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Six batteries of change  by Peter De Prins

Six batteries of change

Peter De Prins

Book

"The book identifies six batteries of change that organisations and managers need to charge for change to become effective, and offers insights in how to charge each of the six batteries. The role of a change manager is to ensure that all six batteries...

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World's most endangered  by Sophie McCallum

World's most endangered

Sophie McCallum

Book

"World's Most Endangered offers a fascinating facts and mind-blowing information on some of the world's rarest creatures. It focuses on 25 species of mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians which are classified as Critically Endangered by the WWF and...

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Digital transformation from the inside out  by Marcus Dervin

Digital transformation from the inside out

Marcus Dervin

Book

"On this digital age, it's crucial to leverage the latest technologies to give your organisation the edge. With Digital Transformation your organisation can: Become more competitive, through innovation and collaboration; Get work done faster and better...

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Mastering your inner critic and 7 other high hurdles to advancement  by Susan (Susan McKenty) Brady

Mastering your inner critic and 7 other high hurdles to advancement

Susan (Susan McKenty) Brady

Book

"How many times did your inner critic pop up and talk you down today? Or, tell you someone else wasn’t good enough? Is your inner critic running rampant, thwarting your advancement as a leader? You may have never called your inner critic out or confronted...

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How to be successful without hurting men's feelings  by Sarah Cooper

How to be successful without hurting men's feelings

Sarah Cooper

Book

"Ambitious women are so scary. In this fast-paced business world, female leaders need to make sure they're not perceived as pushy, aggressive, or competent. In How to Be Successful Without Hurting Men's Feelings, Sarah Cooper, author of the bestselling...

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