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Business and finance new titles

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Our business and finance books cover everything from buying and selling tips, real estate, corporate survival and more. This list updates when we add new titles to our collection.

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Racial justice

Racial justice

Book

Seize this moment to advance racial justice at your organization. In the wake of widespread anti-racism demonstrations across the world, many companies have spoken out forcefully. They've made unprecedented commitments to equity and launched ad campaigns...

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Dark commerce  by Louise I. Shelley

Dark commerce

Louise I. Shelley

Book

Though mankind has traded tangible goods for millennia, recent technology has changed the fundamentals of trade, in both legitimate and illegal economies. In the past three decades, the most advanced forms of illicit trade have broken with all histor...

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Gift mindset  by Renée Giarrusso

Gift mindset

Renée Giarrusso

Book

In this fascinating book, author and leadership coach, Renee Giarrusso teaches us how to view challenging situations and people as "gifts"; each is valuable for the lessons it teaches us. With the right mindset we can learn to embrace them and apply ...

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Rethink property investing  by Scott O'Neill

Rethink property investing

Scott O'Neill

Book

Rethink Property Investing offers practical advice for both new and established investors looking to move beyond traditional residential real estate and enter the profitable world of commercial properties. Scott and Mina O'Neill, Australia's leading ...

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The work-life balance myth  by David J. McNeff

The work-life balance myth

David J. McNeff

Book

An empowering guide that will show you how to shed the myth of the "work-life balance" by merging the seven key components that make up your life to attain harmony and whole-life success "Work-life balance" is a phrase touted by companies and a state...

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The extraordinary power of leader humility  by Marilyn Elaine Gist

The extraordinary power of leader humility

Marilyn Elaine Gist

Book

On the most fundamental level, leaders must bring divergent groups together and forge a consensus on a path forward. But what makes that possible? Humility–a deep regard for the dignity of others–is the key, says distinguished leadership educator Marilyn...

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The Sephora story  by Mary Curran-Hackett

The Sephora story

Mary Curran-Hackett

Book

Sephora is a playground for women, chock full of lipstick, eyeshadows, foundations, blushes, and so much more, just waiting to be experienced. It's where teens learn to apply foundation and adults learn how to create the perfect smoky eye. It's the c...

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Backable  by Suneel Gupta

Backable

Suneel Gupta

Book

No one makes it alone. But there's a reason why some people can get investors or bosses to believe in them while others cannot. And that reason has little to do with experience, pedigree or a polished business plan. Backable people seem to have a hid...

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Investing with Keynes  by Justyn Walsh

Investing with Keynes

Justyn Walsh

Book

Before there was Warren Buffett, there was John Maynard Keynes. World-changing economist John Maynard Keynes is known as an architect of the postwar international monetary system. But unlike many economists, he also made vast sums of money on the stock...

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The new map  by Daniel Yergin

The new map

Daniel Yergin

Book

A new type of Cold War is emerging between China and the West. . The global order is being simultaneously shaken by climate change and the shale revolution in oil and gas - and now by the coronavirus. Controversial fracking technology has given Ameri...

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How to get mortgage-free like me  by Nicole Pedersen-McKinnon

How to get mortgage-free like me

Nicole Pedersen-McKinnon

Book

Hello there. Australia is in a credit squeeze and you probably have a growing sense of unease that your housing debt is dangerous. Securing the roof over your head is the safest money move you can make. And you know what? It's not as hard as you think....

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Social media for small business  by Franziska Iseli

Social media for small business

Franziska Iseli

Book

Social Media For Small Business delivers a step-by-step guide to unlocking the potential of social media to grow your business. Award-winning author and entrepreneur Franziska Iseli walks you through how to use Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, YouTube,...

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Sustainable marketing  by Michelle Carvill

Sustainable marketing

Michelle Carvill

Book

In the modern age of authenticity and transparency, consumers are no longer content with brands that are dismissive of, or even apathetic to, sustainability. Brands are now expected to convey understanding and concern when it comes to matters such as...

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The millionaire fa$tlane  by M. J. DeMarco

The millionaire fa$tlane

M. J. DeMarco

Book

"Is the financial plan of mediocrity -- a dream-stealing, soul-sucking dogma known as "The Slowlane" your plan for creating wealth? You know how it goes; it sounds a little something like this: "Go to school, get a good job, save 10% of your paycheck,...

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Napkin finance  by Tina Hay

Napkin finance

Tina Hay

Book

Surveys have found that two thirds of Americans can't pass a basic financial literacy test, and nine in ten believe personal finance should become a required high school course. Tina Hay understands the confusion. While attending Harvard Business School,...

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The everything guide to investing in crypto currency  by Ryan Derousseau

The everything guide to investing in crypto currency

Ryan Derousseau

Book

As the world grows into the digital age, new technologies--and new investment possibilities--are springing up seemingly overnight. In recent years, this new asset class has become one of the hottest--and riskiest--opportunities in the investment market....

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Everyday people, extraordinary leadership  by James M. Kouzes

Everyday people, extraordinary leadership

James M. Kouzes

Book

A book about leadership for people who are not in formal or hierarchical leadership positions, 'Everyday People, Extraordinary Leadership' provides readers with a comprehensive and practical approach to addressing leadership challenges, no matter the...

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Online investing on the Australian sharemarket  by Roger Kinsky

Online investing on the Australian sharemarket

Roger Kinsky

Book

The complete guide to trading and researching the Australian sharemarket online, fully revised and updated. It has never been easier to use the internet to trade and invest in the Australian sharemarket. Thanks to the wide availability of online brokers...

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What would nature do?  by Ruth S. DeFries

What would nature do?

Ruth S. DeFries

Book

The twentieth century seemed to offer an unwavering path to prosperity: deadly diseases were disappearing, and breakthrough technologies were starting to solve many problems. But today, certainty about the course of civilization is giving way to doubt...

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Real teams win  by Thomas L. Steding

Real teams win

Thomas L. Steding

Book

Highly respected Silicon Valley turn-around expert Thomas L. Steding presents his proven leadership process for achieving peak performance by accessing the untapped/unseen intelligence of deep imagination as well as the superior creativity and intelligence...

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HBR's 10 must reads on creativity.

HBR's 10 must reads on creativity.

Book

Are your organization's ideas growing stale? Do your employees need to refresh their thinking? If you read nothing else on creativity, read these 10 articles. We've combed through hundreds of Harvard Business Review articles and selected the most imp...

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The world for sale  by Javier Blas

The world for sale

Javier Blas

Book

The modern world is built on commodities - from the oil that fuels our cars to the metals that power our smartphones. We rarely stop to consider where they come from. But we should. In The World for Sale, two leading journalists lift the lid on one of...

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How to thrive in the virtual workplace  by Robert Glazer

How to thrive in the virtual workplace

Robert Glazer

Book

The business world was already gravitating toward virtual workplaces, even before COVID-19 created the largest remote work experiment in history. Suddenly organisations as big as Twitter were learning their employees didn't need an office in order to...

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Unleash the millionaire within  by Mark Anastasi

Unleash the millionaire within

Mark Anastasi

Book

Dive into 'Unleash the millionaire within' and discover: The 34 exercises that unleash your inner wealth potential. The secret mindset that attracts wealth and prosperity to you as if by magic. The iron-clad law of prosperity that will make you rich....

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The common path to uncommon success  by John Lee Dumas

The common path to uncommon success

John Lee Dumas

Book

Popular Entrepreneurs on Fire podcast host John Lee Dumas has interviewed over 2,000 people who have reached the summit of business success, compiling in these pages the common elements of their path to guide you on your journey to financial freedom....

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Great answers to tough interview questions  by Martin John Yate

Great answers to tough interview questions

Martin John Yate

Book

Great Answers to Tough Interview Questions is the essential companion for all jobseekers. With over 5 million copies sold, this bestseller takes you through the whole process: from composing your CV and preparing for interviews, to interview techniqu...

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No rules rules  by Reed Hastings

No rules rules

Reed Hastings

Book

Trust your team. Be radically honest. And never, ever try to please your boss. These are some of the ground rules if you work at Netflix. They are part of a unique cultural experiment that explains how the company has transformed itself at lightning speed...

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Career crisis plan  by Philip Kent-Hughes

Career crisis plan

Philip Kent-Hughes

Book

Learn how to rebuild your career, get any job to pay the bills, or create a plan for a new and better career. This book was specifically written to help people who lost their job due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Birds of all feathers  by Michael Bach

Birds of all feathers

Michael Bach

Book

Birds of All Feathers is a timely call to action for employers, HR professionals, managers and employees to address diversity and inclusion--because it's not just the right thing to do, but the smart thing to do. Michael Bach helps you develop a bett...

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Unstoppable  by Tracy Timm

Unstoppable

Tracy Timm

Book

At twenty-five, Tracy Timm experienced a crisis of identity. She had a life that many would envy, but was plagued by the guilt that she was deeply unhappy with her career. Trapped on a Wall Street trading floor for more hours than she cared to add up...

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Skip the line  by James Altucher

Skip the line

James Altucher

Book

We live in a hierarchical world where experience has traditionally been the key to promotion. But that period is over! Straight, clear-cut career trajectories no longer exist. Industries disappear, job descriptions change, and people's interests and ...

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Offline matters  by Jess Henderson

Offline matters

Jess Henderson

Book

Offline Matters is a handbook for anybody experiencing digital overload in their lives and creative work. When did creative work become so boring? How did 'digital-first' come to dominate everything? ...and why is nobody talking about it? Part insider...

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You're not broke, you're pre-rich  by Emilie Bellet

You're not broke, you're pre-rich

Emilie Bellet

Book

One out of three millennials today will never be able to buy their own house. Does it have to be like this? You're Not Broke You're Pre-Rich will tell you that it really doesn't; you can have your avocado on toast and stop renting and start saving too....

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The Patrón way  by Ilana Edelstein

The Patrón way

Ilana Edelstein

Book

How a billion-dollar business ascended from a forgotten, dusty agave field in Central Mexico - an exciting inspirational tale that will encourage entrepreneurs and marketers worldwide. The Patrón Way tells the true story of how Patrón became the worl...

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HBR's 10 must reads on managing in a downturn.

HBR's 10 must reads on managing in a downturn.

Book

How do the most resilient leaders and organizations survive--and even thrive--during a market slowdown? If you read nothing else on weathering a down market and returning to growth, read these 10 articles. We've combed through hundreds of Harvard Bus...

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Why losing your job could be the best thing that ever happened to you  by Eleanor Tweddell

Why losing your job could be the best thing that ever happened to you

Eleanor Tweddell

Book

Losing your job may be one of the toughest challenges you will face in your career. It can make you feel completely powerless, anxious and thrown off track. So how can you learn to adapt and even thrive through your most difficult and transformative....

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Just work  by Kim (Kim Malone) Scott

Just work

Kim (Kim Malone) Scott

Book

From Kim Scott, author of the revolutionary New York Times bestseller Radical Candor, comes Just Work: Get It Done, Fast and Fair – how we can recognize, attack and eliminate workplace injustice – and transform our careers and organizations in the process....

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Land  by Simon Winchester

Land

Simon Winchester

Book

From the bestselling author Simon Winchester, a human history of land around the world: who mapped it, owned it, stole it, cared for it, fought for it and gave it back. In 1889, thousands of hopeful people raced southward from the Kansas state line a...

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Big money energy  by Ryan Serhant

Big money energy

Ryan Serhant

Book

Big Money Energy is the feeling you get when you encounter someone who is massively succeeding at life. They're the ultimate picture of self-confidence. There's no bravado, no bragging - they know they have BME and so does everyone else. You get Big ...

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Mastering the market cycle  by Howard Marks

Mastering the market cycle

Howard Marks

Book

One of the most successful Wall Street investors of all time provides practical insight and keen analysis on how to track, and react to, the ups and downs of the stock market. Marks reveals the hidden logic in carefully pinpointing market trends so that...

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The no-regrets guide to retirement  by Patricia Howard

The no-regrets guide to retirement

Patricia Howard

Book

Don't let retirement just happen to you. Make it the retirement you want and deserve. This book is a guide to making your later years, your best years. Financial planner Patricia Howard explains why retirement is a good news story in Australia and of...

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Capitalism and freedom  by Milton Friedman

Capitalism and freedom

Milton Friedman

Book

First published in 1962 and based on a series of lectures from 1956, Milton Friedman's Capitalism and Freedom provides the definitive statement of an immensely influential economic philosophy-one in which competitive capitalism serves as both a device...

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HBR's 10 must reads 2021

HBR's 10 must reads 2021

Book

A year's worth of management wisdom, all in one place. We've combed through the ideas, insights, and best practices from the past year of Harvard Business Review to help you get up to speed fast on the relevant concepts driving business today. Discover...

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Free lunch thinking  by Tom Bergin

Free lunch thinking

Tom Bergin

Book

Economic theories and models shape our everyday lives. They are relied on by politicians when tax rises or cuts are being considered. They inform debates about everything from bonuses for CEOs to minimum wage rates to the level of job protection enshrined...

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Great TED talks  by Harriet Minter

Great TED talks

Harriet Minter

Book

This unofficial compilation reviews the 100 best TED talks about leadership from great minds worldwide. With quirky graphics and memorable quotes, Great TED Talks: Leadership will shift your thinking, open your mind to new perspectives, and ignite your...

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Who not how  by Dan Sullivan

Who not how

Dan Sullivan

Book

Have you ever had a new idea or a goal that excites you... but not enough time to execute it? What about a goal you really want to accomplish... but can't because instead of taking action, you procrastinate? Do you feel like the only way things are going...

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People follow people  by Sam Cawthorn

People follow people

Sam Cawthorn

Book

The most successful leaders and influencers are not only committed to making the world a better place, but they have the character and integrity to lead others to do the same. This book is a guide for embracing your true character and values to create...

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The year in tech, 2021

The year in tech, 2021

Book

A year of HBR's essential thinking on tech--all in one place. From the latest applications of AI to blockchain-enabled business models to 5G networks, the most important technological innovations of the past year are reshaping the present and future ...

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The introvert's edge to networking  by Matthew Pollard

The introvert's edge to networking

Matthew Pollard

Book

Introverts across the world have been sold a lie: One of the biggest myths that plagues the business world today is that our ability to network depends on having the "gift of gab". This is nonsense. You don't have to be outgoing to be successful at n...

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The fabric of civilization  by Virginia I. Postrel

The fabric of civilization

Virginia I. Postrel

Book

The story of humanity is the story of textiles--as old as civilization itself. Textiles created empires and powered invention. They established trade routes and drew nations' borders. Since the first thread was spun, fabric has driven technology, bus...

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Buffett's tips  by John M. Longo

Buffett's tips

John M. Longo

Book

John Longo and his son, Tyler, have performed a valuable service, taking the wisdom of Warren Buffett (the supply of which is ample) and distilling from it 100 'tips,' with the authors' own explanatory text, to guide the reader from financial ignorance...

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Ruthless consistency  by Michael Canic

Ruthless consistency

Michael Canic

Book

When all is said and done, a lot more gets said than done. What is the antidote to this? Ruthless Consistency. According to Harvard Business Review, "most studies still show a 60-70% failure rate for organizational change projects-a statistic that has...

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Detox, declutter, dominate  by Perry Marshall

Detox, declutter, dominate

Perry Marshall

Book

In just 36-pages, this book reveals how to grow your business 4X faster by eliminating 80% of wasted effort. This book is for business owners who are overworked, struggling to keep up with your ever-growing to-do list, often overwhelmed with getting ...

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Make virtual meetings matter  by Paul Axtell

Make virtual meetings matter

Paul Axtell

Book

Meetings should matter. Even and especially when those meetings are taking place online. No one wants to be called in for a meeting that could've been an email. No one wants to sit in a meeting where everyone's distracted by whatever else is happening...

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Climate change

Climate change

Book

Climate change is threatening our world. How are you responding? Heat waves, flooding, extreme storms, harsh winters. The effects of climate change are only getting worse. How can you ensure your organization is taking the right steps to mitigate thi...

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Master of none  by Clifford Hudson

Master of none

Clifford Hudson

Book

Experience can lead to overconfidence-- yet we continue to deeply value the expertise ideal. Hudson shows that by embracing variety and becoming more versatile, anyone can succeed and become more open to different opportunities in life. In today's...

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The wise enterprise  by Arash Arabi

The wise enterprise

Arash Arabi

Book

This book brings together a set of capabilities essential for professionals who want to contribute to the wisdom of their organisations. You'll learn about: Systems thinking and emotional intelligence; The real meaning of leadership and the role of a...

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The money plot  by Frederick Kaufman

The money plot

Frederick Kaufman

Book

Half fable, half manifesto, this brilliant new take on the ancient concept of cash lays bare its unparalleled capacity to empower, enchant, and control us. Frederick Kaufman tackles the complex history of money, beginning with the earliest myths and ...

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Get promoted  by Niamh O'Keeffe

Get promoted

Niamh O'Keeffe

Book

Are you stuck in a career rut? Are your former peers progressing ahead of you? Are you doing all the hard work but getting none of the rewards? Are you wondering what everyone else seems to know that you don't?Asking for a promotion ranks high on the...

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One step ahead  by David Sally

One step ahead

David Sally

Book

The world's best negotiators have moved beyond the conventional wisdom by utilising cutting-edge studies and real-world results. It's time you did too. For over twenty years, David Sally has been teaching the art of negotiation at leading business schools...

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Overcome AI  by Scott Gamm

Overcome AI

Scott Gamm

Book

No one can be completely sure what the future of work is going to look like, but it will likely be completely transformed by artificial intelligence. That means an uncertain future for Millennials, including the need to switch jobs , change occupations...

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Culture hacks  by Colin D. Ellis

Culture hacks

Colin D. Ellis

Book

Culture is the #1 determinant of team and organisation success and yet too many people still don't know where to begin the evolution process. Culture Hacks is filled with simple, actionable ideas that over time can transform the way that work gets do...

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Instagram for business  by Jenn Herman

Instagram for business

Jenn Herman

Book

One of the most energetically social of the major social media platforms, Instagram has the highest brand engagement rate of them all. Throw in the app's more than 1 billion active monthly users and its powerful business toolsincluding shoppable posts,...

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A world without email  by Cal Newport

A world without email

Cal Newport

Book

New York Times bestselling author and productivity expert Cal Newport offers a radical vision for an email free workplace. Constant communication has become part of the way we work as we check our emails every 5.4 minutes. But at what expense? Bestse...

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The culture quotient  by Gregory Besner

The culture quotient

Gregory Besner

Book

Based on never-before-shared insights from more than 1,000 organizations and millions of employees, this insightful book reveals the ten essential culture qualities that can help any organization prepare for, and thrive in a constantly changing future....

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Time smart  by Ashley V. Whillans

Time smart

Ashley V. Whillans

Book

There's an 80% chance you're poor. Time poor, that is. Four out of five adults report feeling they are time-poor: They have too much to do and not enough time to do it. And the consequences are severe. The time-poor experience less joy each day. They...

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Quiet is a superpower  by Jill Chang

Quiet is a superpower

Jill Chang

Book

How does a self-described "extreme introvert" thrive in a world where extroverts are rewarded and social institutions are set up in favor of them? Using her personal story as a "case study of one," debut Taiwanese author Jill Chang shows that introverts...

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The non-obvious guide to small business marketing (without a big budget)  by Rohit Bhargava

The non-obvious guide to small business marketing (without a big budget)

Rohit Bhargava

Book

Many business guidebooks treat you like a dummy or an idiot. Some even say so on the cover. Not this one. This is a short and easy-to-listen-to guidebook filled with useful, no bullshit, only-what-you-need-to-know, immediately actionable advice for m...

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Flying lead change  by Kelly Wendorf

Flying lead change

Kelly Wendorf

Book

Underneath the challenges of our modern age, we find a common cause of disconnection-from each other, the earth, and lives of purpose and meaning. How do we turn it around? In Flying Lead Change, Kelly Wendorf offers a guide for a new approach to leading...

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Mastering communication at work  by Ethan F. Becker

Mastering communication at work

Ethan F. Becker

Book

Learn to navigate today's changing workplace with the second edition of the classic playbook of communication strategies Today's rapidly shifting professional environment has made effective communication even more vital. Master communicators, in the ...

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Money and power  by Vincent Cable

Money and power

Vincent Cable

Book

A captivating economic history of government all over the world. Through economics our politicians have the power to transform people's lives for better or worse. Think Deng Xiaoping who lifted millions out of poverty by opening up China; Franklin D ...

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Dead in the water  by Richard Beasley

Dead in the water

Richard Beasley

Book

Richard Beasley is fed up. He's fed up with vested interests killing off Australia's most precious water resource. He's fed up with the cowardice and negligence that have allowed Big Agriculture and irrigators to destroy a river system that can sustain...

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You're about to make a terrible mistake!  by Olivier Sibony

You're about to make a terrible mistake!

Olivier Sibony

Book

We all make decisions all the time. It's so natural that we hardly stop to think about it. Yet even the smartest and most experienced among us make frequent and predictable errors. So, what makes a good decision? Should we trust our intuitions and if...

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Catch of the decade  by Gabby Leibovich

Catch of the decade

Gabby Leibovich

Book

Two of Australia's most successful online superstars reveal how they've built, launched, merged, and sold some of the most disruptive businesses in Australia today: Catch, Scoopon, Menulog and Luxury Escapes. This book contains little-known secrets a...

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Improvise!  by Max Dickins

Improvise!

Max Dickins

Book

Become fearless using the skills of improvisation. 'Improv' performers look like creative geniuses, coming up with brilliant comedy on the spur of the moment. But they rely on some simple rules and techniques - ones which anyone can learn. Improvise!...

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Investing  by Eric (Eric Kevin) Tyson

Investing

Eric (Eric Kevin) Tyson

Book

Investing for your future is wise and essential. Of course, you want to make solid investment choices and minimize mistakes. This updated, best-selling guide educates you on investing concepts and lingo so you can make the best decisions in all economies...

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Rituals roadmap  by Erica Keswin

Rituals roadmap

Erica Keswin

Book

From the Wall Street Journal bestselling author of Bring Your Human to Work comes an indispensable guide to taking your employee engagement to the next level. In Bring Your Human to Work, Erica Keswin laid down the rules and protocols of a human work...

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Let's talk about it  by Paul L. Marciano

Let's talk about it

Paul L. Marciano

Book

The bestselling author of Carrots and Sticks Don't Work shares his proven conversational techniques for turning workplace confrontations into respectful, successful collaborations. In the workplace, the most common approach to dealing with what we believe...

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How to lead  by David M. Rubenstein

How to lead

David M. Rubenstein

Book

For the past five years, David M. Rubenstein--author of The American Story, visionary cofounder of The Carlyle Group, and host of The David Rubenstein Show--has spoken with the world's highest performing leaders about who they are and how they became...

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Growth IQ  by Tiffani Bova

Growth IQ

Tiffani Bova

Book

Tiffani Bova, the Growth and Innovation Evangelist at Salesforce, draws on her expertise as a consultant and practitioner to devise a new framework for business leaders looking to pursue growth. We're witnessing an age of endless customization, and g...

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Solo  by Rebecca Seal

Solo

Rebecca Seal

Book

The freelance workforce has never been bigger, whether it is for the freedom of being your own boss, the thrill of building a business, or due to cold, hard necessity, more of us are becoming solo workers than ever before. But while there is an abundance...

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Out of office  by Fiona Thomas

Out of office

Fiona Thomas

Book

Whether you are flirting with the idea of going freelance, just starting out or a few years down the line, this no-nonsense guide addresses all the questions you might have about working for yourself and making the most of life when you do. Fiona covers...

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101 things I learned in product design school  by Sung Jang

101 things I learned in product design school

Sung Jang

Book

An engaging, enlightening, and cleverly illustrated guide to product design, written by experienced professional designers and instructors. Products are in every area of our lives, but just what product designers do and how they think is a mystery to...

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The simple path to wealth  by JL Collins

The simple path to wealth

JL Collins

Book

The author shares his personal techniques, insights and experiences regarding saving money and investing, drawn from his blog posts as well as a series of letters to his teenage daughter, both dealing with money management.

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The mushroom at the end of the world  by Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing

The mushroom at the end of the world

Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing

Book

Matsutake is the most valuable mushroom in the world—and a weed that grows in human-disturbed forests across the northern hemisphere. Through its ability to nurture trees, matsutake helps forests to grow in daunting places. It is also an edible delicacy...

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The nuclear effect  by Scott Oldford

The nuclear effect

Scott Oldford

Book

A nuclear chain reaction is one of the most powerful forces known to mankind. Its energy feeds other reactions, creating endless possibilities for self-sustaining growth. Imagine harnessing this kind of energy in business-what if you could create your...

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Guide to change and project management  by Paul Roberts

Guide to change and project management

Paul Roberts

Book

From the Hubble space telescope that was launched with a malfunctioning device that resulted in all the pictures it took being blurred, to the extremely late completion of England's new national soccer stadium at Wembley, history is full of example of...

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Thrive  by George Wilkinson

Thrive

George Wilkinson

Book

It has never been more important to be able to manage your time, your resources and your self effectively. The home and working landscape has changed immeasurably and finding ways to adapt, push on and thrive is essential. In this timely and necessary...

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The Peter principle  by Laurence J. Peter

The Peter principle

Laurence J. Peter

Book

n a hierarchy, every employee rises to the level of their own incompetence. This simple maxim, defined by this classic book over 40 years ago, has become a beacon of truth in the world of work. From the civil service to multinational companies to hos...

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Manifesto  by Dale Vince

Manifesto

Dale Vince

Book

Dale Vince never intended to start a business. Driven by a passion for sustainability, he left school aged 15 and became a New Age traveller, living for free in a wind-powered double decker bus. But after building his first wind turbine, he realised that...

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Ecocide  by David Whyte

Ecocide

David Whyte

Book

We have reached the point of no return. The existential threat of climate change is now a reality. The world has never been more vulnerable. Yet corporations are already planning a life beyond this point. The business models of fossil fuel giants factor...

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The bitcoin standard  by Saifedean Ammous

The bitcoin standard

Saifedean Ammous

Book

"Bitcoin is the digital age's novel, decentralized, and automated solution to the problem of money: accessible worldwide, controlled by nobody. Can this young upstart money challenge the global monetary order? Economist Saifedean Ammous traces the history...

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What really counts  by Ronald Colman

What really counts

Ronald Colman

Book

"Politicians and economists fixate on "growing the economy"-measured by a country's gross domestic product. But this yardstick counts harmful activities such as greenhouse gas emissions, plastic waste, and cigarette sales as gains, and it ignores env...

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Teams that work  by Scott I. Tannenbaum

Teams that work

Scott I. Tannenbaum

Book

Why do some teams thrive, while others struggle? If you are a team leader, team member, senior leader, or consultant you need to know what really drives team effectiveness. Are you confident you know what truly makes a difference? Many books and cons...

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Influential woman  by Dion Johnson

Influential woman

Dion Johnson

Book

Women around the globe are being divinely called to change the world of business with a new kind of leadership - it's time for us to wake up and prepare for the challenge. Why are we still seeing gender pay gaps and a lack of diversity in our workforces?...

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Brag better  by Meredith Fineman

Brag better

Meredith Fineman

Book

If you prefer to "just put your head down and do the work," or if you feel like bragging is icky, you are sabotaging yourself without knowing it. Doing good work is no guarantee anyone will notice it. You need a strategy for communicating your achievements...

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The hidden history of monopolies  by Thom Hartmann

The hidden history of monopolies

Thom Hartmann

Book

The biggest problem facing America and the world right now is "bigness." Our industrial and economic sectors-from tech, retail, and media to agriculture, food, and more-are so big that they're beyond the control of citizens, consumers, or the government...

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The little book of common sense investing  by John C. Bogle

The little book of common sense investing

John C. Bogle

Book

The Little Book of Common Sense Investing is the classic guide to getting smart about the market. Legendary mutual fund pioneer John C. Bogle reveals his key to getting more out of investing: low-cost index funds. Bogle describes the simplest and mos...

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The five dysfunctions of a team  by Patrick Lencioni

The five dysfunctions of a team

Patrick Lencioni

Book

In The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, Patrick Lencioni once again offers a leadership fable that is as enthralling and instructive as his first two books, The Five Temptations of a CEO and The Four Obsessions of an Extraordinary Executive. This time, he...

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Believe in people  by Charles G. (Charles de Ganahl) Koch

Believe in people

Charles G. (Charles de Ganahl) Koch

Book

People are looking for a better way. Towering barriers are holding millions of people back, and the institutions that should help everyone rise are not doing the job. Crumbling communities. One-size fits all education. Businesses that rig the economy....

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