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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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Epidemic leadership  by Larry McEvoy

Epidemic leadership

Larry McEvoy

Book

"A science-based leadership framework for building capacity and overcoming exhaustion in today's complex world Epidemic Leadership introduces an adaptive leadership approach designed to help you (and your followers) thrive and influence in today's complex...

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The digital silk road  by Jonathan E. Hillman

The digital silk road

Jonathan E. Hillman

Book

"Its vast infrastructure projects now extend from the ocean floor to outer space, and from Africa's megacities into rural America. China is wiring the world, and, in doing so, rewriting the global order. As things stand, the rest of the world still has...

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Managing Generation Z  by Robin Paggi

Managing Generation Z

Robin Paggi

Book

"Expert advice on attracting, training, managing, retaining, and succeeding with America's newest generation of hard-working, tech-savvy employees. A new generation is entering the American workforce-Gen Z, the age cohort born after 1996. Having grown...

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Consequences of capitalism  by Noam Chomsky

Consequences of capitalism

Noam Chomsky

Book

"Is there an alternative to capitalism? In this landmark text Chomsky and Waterstone chart a critical map for a more just and sustainable society. 'Covid-19 has revealed glaring failures and monstrous brutalities in the current capitalist system. It ...

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Reframing organizations  by Lee G. Bolman

Reframing organizations

Lee G. Bolman

Book

"Reframing Organizations provides time-tested guidance for more effective organizational leadership. Rooted in decades of social science research across multiple disciplines, Bolman and Deal's four-frame model has continued to evolve since its conception...

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The parental leave playbook  by Amy Beacom

The parental leave playbook

Amy Beacom

Book

"The Parental Leave Playbook explains how parents can lead their leave. It's for parents who are worried about communicating their leave plans, and how it will affect their visibility, candidacy for promotion, their relationships, and their performance....

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Safe haven  by Mark Spitznagel

Safe haven

Mark Spitznagel

Book

"What is a safe haven? What role should they play in an investment portfolio? Do we use them only to seek shelter until the passing of financial storms? Or are they something more? Contrary to everything we know from modern financial theory, can higher...

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The platform delusion  by Jonathan A. Knee

The platform delusion

Jonathan A. Knee

Book

"An investment banker and professor explains what really drives success in the tech economy Many think that they understand the secrets to the success of the biggest tech companies: Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix, and Google. It's the platform economy,...

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First time leadership  by Daniel Lee

First time leadership

Daniel Lee

Book

"Want to develop your leadership potential, but are not sure where to start? Looking to step up and hone your leadership skills Been told to 'show some leadership' and want to know what that means? First Time Leadership is the book for aspiring and first...

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The Chinese question  by Mae M. Ngai

The Chinese question

Mae M. Ngai

Book

"How Chinese migration to the world's goldfields upended global power and economics and forged modern conceptions of race. In roughly five decades, between 1848 and 1899, more gold was removed from the earth than had been mined in the 3,000 preceding...

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Press reset  by Jason Schreier

Press reset

Jason Schreier

Book

"The business of videogames is both a prestige industry and an opaque one. Based on dozens of first-hand interviews that cover the development of landmark games-Bioshock Infinite, Epic Mickey, Dead Space, and more-on to the shocking closures of the s...

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Save our species  by Dominic Couzens

Save our species

Dominic Couzens

Book

" Whether you would like to learn how to build a bird box, dig a hedgehog tunnel or implement broader environmental changes in your community, this practical guide to saving our most endangered species will teach you how you can help on an individual,...

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Sparked  by Jonathan Fields

Sparked

Jonathan Fields

Book

"We're all born with a certain "imprint" for work that makes us come alive. This is your "Sparketype," your DNA-level driver of work that lets you know, deep down, you're doing what you're here to do. Work that motivates you, fills you with purpose a...

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Time for socialism  by Thomas Piketty

Time for socialism

Thomas Piketty

Book

"Over the last four years, world-renowned economist Thomas Piketty documented his close observations on current events in a regular column in the French newspaper Le Monde. His pen captured the rise and fall of Trump, the drama of Brexit, Macron's as...

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Catalyst  by Louisa Clarke

Catalyst

Louisa Clarke

Book

"Catalyst will transform your approach to networking, making it fun and infinitely more effective. A good business developer, prospector and networker knows how to create a positive connection with the people they meet. They are the catalyst that creates...

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Fair pay  by David Buckmaster

Fair pay

David Buckmaster

Book

"The American worker is suffering and fewer and fewer individuals are earning a living wage. In FAIR PAY, compensation expert David Buckmaster diagnoses the problems with our current compensation model, demystifies pay practices, and gives readers pr...

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Rogue waves  by Jonathan Brill

Rogue waves

Jonathan Brill

Book

"A renowned business futurist shows leaders how their companies can adapt, survive, and thrive in times of radical disruption caused by the convergence of economic, technological, and social change. Today's businesses are sailing in stormy waters-fin...

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Impact players  by Liz Wiseman

Impact players

Liz Wiseman

Book

"The NYT-bestselling author of Multipliers explains why some employees are considered Impact Players, what they do differently to become irreplaceable, and how others can emulate them and make teams more productive"--Publisher's description.

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Reset  by Johnny C. Taylor

Reset

Johnny C. Taylor

Book

"With the growth of remote work and an increased focus on diversity and inclusion, companies are increasingly finding themselves in "wars for talent" as they source and recruit candidates from all over the world. They need to find new ways to contact...

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In pursuit of the perfect portfolio  by Andrew W. (Andrew Wen-Chuan) Lo

In pursuit of the perfect portfolio

Andrew W. (Andrew Wen-Chuan) Lo

Book

"Is there an ideal portfolio of investment assets, one that perfectly balances risk and reward? In Pursuit of the Perfect Portfolio examines this question by profiling and interviewing ten of the most prominent figures in the finance world -- Jack Bo...

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Next job, best job  by Rob (Entrepreneur) Barnett

Next job, best job

Rob (Entrepreneur) Barnett

Book

"If you're struggling to find work in an uncertain job market, Next Job, Best Job by headhunter Rob Barnett delivers game changing strategies to get you hired now. For readers at any phase of a career, Barnett saves you months of wasted time surfing random...

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Leading remotely  by Mike Parkes

Leading remotely

Mike Parkes

Book

"More than ever before, business leaders are responsible for teams spread across regions, countries, and the entire globe. As a result of the pandemic, they've also been increasingly challenged by managing employees working from home. Leading a remote...

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The precariat  by Guy Standing

The precariat

Guy Standing

Book

"This book presents the new Precariat - the rapidly growing number of people facing lives of insecurity, on zero hours contracts, moving in and out of jobs that give little meaning to their lives. The delivery driver who brings your packages, the uber...

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Win at all costs  by Matt Hart

Win at all costs

Matt Hart

Book

"In May 2017, journalist Matt Hart received a USB drive containing a single file--a 4.7-megabyte PDF named "Tic Toc, Tic Toc. . .". Opening the file, Hart realized he was in possession of a stolen report prepared a year earlier by the United States A...

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The antisocial network  by Ben Mezrich

The antisocial network

Ben Mezrich

Book

"Ben Mezrich offers a gripping, beat-by-beat account of how a loosely affiliate group of private investors and internet trolls took down one of the biggest hedge funds on Wall Street, firing the first shot in a revolution that threatens to upend the ...

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Rebuild  by Mary Portas

Rebuild

Mary Portas

Book

"Since the pandemic, many businesses have gone under. But some are positively buoyant, despite the odds being stacked against them. Why is that? Rebuild is a vital guide to how we reset and build back better. Retail and brand expert Mary Portas argues...

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Sort your money out & get invested  by Glen James

Sort your money out & get invested

Glen James

Book

"Do you need some help to sort your money out? Whether you're short on motivation, financial knowledge, or find most finance content either overwhelming or too dull, straight and narrow, this book is here for you. Glen James, host of the popular My M...

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Four thousand weeks  by Oliver Burkeman

Four thousand weeks

Oliver Burkeman

Book

"The average human lifespan is absurdly, outrageously, insultingly brief: if you live to 80, you have about four thousand weeks on earth. How should we use them best? Of course, nobody needs telling that there isn't enough time. We're obsessed by our...

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Broken windows, broken business  by Michael Levine

Broken windows, broken business

Michael Levine

Book

"Now revised and updated, this "inspired, impactful, and important" book shows how to achieve the ultimate success by rectifying the small problems that can sink a business (Stephen R, Covey, author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People). Once every...

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Engaging millennials  by Vivek Iyyani

Engaging millennials

Vivek Iyyani

Book

"A guide into what engages and motivates the millennial population working in organisations. By 2025, Millennials will form 75% of the global workforce and more than half of them (58% of global Millennials) are living in Asia! As this huge demographic...

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The devil's playbook  by Lauren Etter

The devil's playbook

Lauren Etter

Book

"Big Tobacco meets Silicon Valley in this corporate exposé of what happened when two of the most notorious industries collided-and the vaping epidemic was born. Howard Willard lusted after Juul. As the CEO of tobacco giant Philip Morris's parent company,...

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A military guide to property investing  by Lachlan Vidler

A military guide to property investing

Lachlan Vidler

Book

"A 10-step guide to achieving financial freedom through property investing. Property investing has long been recognised as one of the most successful long-term wealth creation strategies. With interest rates at all-time lows, it looks set to continue...

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Twice as hard  by Opeyemi Sofoluke

Twice as hard

Opeyemi Sofoluke

Book

"Success knows no colour unless you are Black, in which case you better be prepared to work Twice as Hard to achieve and progress your career. Twice As Hard is an exploration of Black identity in the working world and a blueprint for success. Readers...

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Nudge  by Richard H. Thaler

Nudge

Richard H. Thaler

Book

"The book that changed the way we think, work and live - a fully revised edition with 66% new material. Nudge has transformed the way individuals, companies and governments look at the world - and in the process has become one of the most important books...

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It's not always right to be right  by Hamish Thomson

It's not always right to be right

Hamish Thomson

Book

"There are some people who like to be right. Every single time. In their minds, their is always a winner and there is always a loser. Deep down, very few of us like these people. And yet, often we work for them, we work with them and perhaps we even ...

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The man who mistook his job for his life  by Naomi Shragai

The man who mistook his job for his life

Naomi Shragai

Book

"You probably don't realise this, but every working day you replay and re-enact conflicts, dynamics and relationships from your past. Whether it's confusing an authority figure with a parent; avoiding conflict because of past squabbles with siblings;...

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Economics without the boring bits  by Tejvan Pettinger

Economics without the boring bits

Tejvan Pettinger

Book

"Where does wealth come from? How is it different from money? Does division of labour mean that the best people are hired to do the job? Does government intervention prevent or create crises? What is the most effective way to protect the environment?...

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Planet on fire  by Mathew Lawrence

Planet on fire

Mathew Lawrence

Book

"The environment is collapsing at a rapid rate, and in increasingly unpredictable ways. Everyone knows that this is happening, and yet the only politics that is emerging to tackle it are coming from the increasingly nativist far-right. How should the...

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Lost in work  by Amelia Horgan

Lost in work

Amelia Horgan

Book

"'Work hard, get paid.' It's simple. Self-evident. But it's also a lie-at least for most of us. For people today, the old assumptions are crumbling; hard work in school no longer guarantees a secure, well-paying job in the future. Far from a gateway to...

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Moo's law  by Jim Mellon

Moo's law

Jim Mellon

Book

"Moo's Law is the latest title from successful investor Jim Mellon, to help readers understand the investment landscape in cultivated and plant-based proteins and materials. Jim has a vision that within the next couple of decades world agriculture will...

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Coaching questions for every situation  by Jeremy Kourdi

Coaching questions for every situation

Jeremy Kourdi

Book

"Powerful coaching questions to get the best out of any situation. In coaching, questions are the route to progress. Questions enable the people being coached to arrive at their own solutions and, crucially, to 'own' them as well. The effectiveness of...

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Invested  by Danielle Town

Invested

Danielle Town

Book

"Growing up, the words finance, savings, and portfolio made Danielle Town's eyes glaze over, and the thought of stocks and financial statements shut down her brain. The daughter of a successful investor and financial author, Phil Town, she spent most...

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Sold down the river  by Scott Hamilton

Sold down the river

Scott Hamilton

Book

"The Murray–Darling Basin is Australia's greatest environmental asset. The story of water in Australia is written into its ancient rivers, creeks and wetlands. It's home to more than forty Indigenous nations, and it covers an area bigger than France....

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Super founders  by Ali Tamaseb

Super founders

Ali Tamaseb

Book

"Every VC is chasing a unicorn-those billion dollar companies that fundamentally change their industries, and every entrepreneur certainly wants to become one. For Super Founders, author Ali Tamaseb gathered and analyzed 40,000 data points about the ...

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Strange natures  by Kent Hubbard Redford

Strange natures

Kent Hubbard Redford

Book

"The tools of synthetic biology have the power to reshape living organisms in unprecedented ways. Gene editing tools are already transforming the agriculture and biotechnology industries. Should they also be used in conservation to preserve rare spec...

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The science of hope  by Wiebke Finkler

The science of hope

Wiebke Finkler

Book

"A breathtaking visual journey exploring why certain animal species capture our attention, and showcasing hopeful conservation efforts around the world. From polar bears to mountain gorillas, penguins to sea otters, certain animals capture our imagin...

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Choose possibility  by Sukhinder Singh Cassidy

Choose possibility

Sukhinder Singh Cassidy

Book

"Each one of us dreams of possibility – in our careers and in our personal lives. But our pursuit of possibility is hamstrung by a single myth that looms large over us time and time again. The Myth of the Single Choice has led us to believe that one ...

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Masters of scale  by Reid Hoffman

Masters of scale

Reid Hoffman

Book

"Business secrets from the heads of the world's most exciting and innovative companies, including Facebook, Google, Airbnb, Netflix, Spotify, Uber, Starbucks, Bumble and Instagram. On his podcast Masters of Scale, Silicon Valley legend Reid Hoffman (founder...

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The cult of We  by Eliot Brown

The cult of We

Eliot Brown

Book

"The riveting inside story of WeWork and the brash founder who briefly turned it into the country's most valuable startup before his own epic unraveling, from the Wall Street Journal reporters whose scoops hastened the company's downfall. In 2001, Adam...

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Start at the end  by Dan Bigham

Start at the end

Dan Bigham

Book

"In Start at the End, Dan uses his own story as a cycling champion as well as wider examples and case studies from the worlds of business, personal development and other sports to demonstrate how this approach can help you succeed in any walk of life....

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Finding the mother tree  by S. (Suzanne) Simard

Finding the mother tree

S. (Suzanne) Simard

Book

"The world-leading scientist of plant communication and intelligence reveals how she discovered the secrets of the forest. No one has done more to transform our understanding of trees than the world-renowned scientist Suzanne Simard. Now she shares the...

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The 5 levels of leadership  by John C. Maxwell

The 5 levels of leadership

John C. Maxwell

Book

"Use this helpful book to learn about the leadership tools to fuel success, grow your team, and become the visionary you were meant to be"--Publisher's description.

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The rise of America  by Marin Katusa

The rise of America

Marin Katusa

Book

"As a new president takes office in 2021, America is deeply divided politically and socially, while the economy seems precariously balanced on increasingly shaky legs. Doom and gloom is the predominant sentiment in America. It has become widely accepted...

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Instant economics  by David Orrell

Instant economics

David Orrell

Book

"Instant Economics pulls together all the pivotal economic knowledge and thought into one concise volume. Instant Economics pulls together all the pivotal economic knowledge and thought into one concise volume. Each page contains a discrete 'cheat sh...

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Flexible working  by Lara Kavanagh

Flexible working

Lara Kavanagh

Book

"More people are working from home - or remotely in other locations or time zones - than ever before. But with the many advantages remote-working brings, there are also brand-new sets of challenges - especially around effective management and getting...

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Beautifully organized at work  by Nikki Boyd

Beautifully organized at work

Nikki Boyd

Book

"Physical and digital clutter can distract you and disrupt your ability to focus and accomplish your best work. In this book, you'll learn how to get organized and create a beautiful and functional workspace you love. With Boyd's advice, you'll be able...

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Rich dad poor dad for teens  by Robert T. Kiyosaki

Rich dad poor dad for teens

Robert T. Kiyosaki

Book

"An age-appropriate guide encourages the development of confident and responsible money skills, providing case examples, sidebars, and attitude recommendations that demonstrate how to achieve security in today's challenging job market"--Publisher's.....

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Franchise  by Marcia Chatelain

Franchise

Marcia Chatelain

Book

"From civil rights to Ferguson, Franchise reveals the untold history of how fast food became one of the greatest generators of black wealth in America. Often blamed for the rising rates of obesity and diabetes among black Americans, fast food restaurants...

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The Kinfolk entrepreneur  by Nathan Williams

The Kinfolk entrepreneur

Nathan Williams

Book

""In The Kinfolk Entrepreneur, author Nathan Williams introduces readers to 40 creative business owners around the globe, offering an inspiring, in-depth look behind the scenes of their lives and their companies. Pairing insightful interviews with st...

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Passion. Driven. Profession  by Denise Conway

Passion. Driven. Profession

Denise Conway

Book

"Many people spend more time planning their vacations than they do planning a career, but we only spend two weeks on holidays and a lifetime working. Sadly, statistics show that eighty percent of people in the workplace are unsatisfied with what they...

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Scale for success  by Jan Cavelle

Scale for success

Jan Cavelle

Book

"Scale for Success features 30 entrepreneurs and CEOs, including Dame Shellie Hunt, Jeremy Harbour, David Meerman Scott and Paris Cutler. These inspiring figures share their stories of successful growth and scaling and, most importantly, the practical...

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Never go broke  by Lee Boyce

Never go broke

Lee Boyce

Book

"How can you make money today? How can you generate real cash this week? Never Go Broke isn't about stocks, shares and investment for the comfortable it's a real-time lifeline for side-hustlers, downsizers, work-from-homers, the overstretched and anyone...

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The Monsanto papers  by Carey Gillam

The Monsanto papers

Carey Gillam

Book

"The Monsanto Papers is the inside story of Lee Johnson's landmark lawsuit against Monsanto, a David-and-Goliath showdown pitting a dying cancer victim and an eclectic team of young, ambitious lawyers against one of the world's most powerful corporate...

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Stick together  by Jon Gordon

Stick together

Jon Gordon

Book

"It's the night before the first day of basketball season, and Coach David is nervous about how to get his players to come together as a team this year. Pacing the house, he remembers a fable his mother told him about sticks. He gathers a bunch of sticks,...

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Million dollar micro business  by Tina Tower

Million dollar micro business

Tina Tower

Book

"Million Dollar Micro Business is a book for the modern entrepreneur. The traditional way of doing business with large companies and even bigger overheads is gone. There's a new, smarter way to do business which give us the opportunity to create a gr...

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The act of leadership  by Dan Haesler

The act of leadership

Dan Haesler

Book

"In The Act of Leadership, acclaimed leadership and performance coach Dan Haesler shares the insights, techniques and habits you need to thrive, professionally and personally. By combining real-life case studies, cutting-edge research and incisive co...

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Sh*t they didn't tell you  by Paul (Designer) Woods

Sh*t they didn't tell you

Paul (Designer) Woods

Book

"This straight-talking, fun book is aimed at fresh graduates planning a career in the creative industries. It gives them the tools to identify and navigate the right path. Filled with practical tips and exercises, and illustrated with 'how to' flow charts...

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The 6 pillars of business success  by Roger Doumanian

The 6 pillars of business success

Roger Doumanian

Book

"This is a book for every business owner and entrepreneur, young and not so young, experienced and amateur, those striving for success, and those who feel like they are failing. When my Grandmother wanted to warn me about something that I was choosing...

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The AI-first company  by Ash Fontana

The AI-first company

Ash Fontana

Book

"In The AI-First Company, internationally renowned start-up investor Ash Fontana offers an executable guide for applying AI to business problems. It's a framework made for real companies, with real budgets, that need strategies and tactics to effecti...

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Reclaim your time off  by Fab Giovanetti

Reclaim your time off

Fab Giovanetti

Book

"A dynamic and practical guide to surviving and thriving in the modern working environment, by a popular wellness entrepreneur and business coach. Does "flexible working" mean "always working"? This book offers practical steps to managing remote and ...

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Augmenting your career  by David L. Shrier

Augmenting your career

David L. Shrier

Book

"Drawing on more than a decade of research on artificial intelligence and human systems, David L. Shrier, a globally recognised futurist and innovation specialist, delivers fascinating insights and tips on how to win at work in the age of AI"--Publis...

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Go live!  by Fred Schebesta

Go live!

Fred Schebesta

Book

"Everyone has a good idea. But it might take 39 bad ones before a good idea takes off. Fred Schebesta, founder of Finder and one of Australia's most successful entrepreneurs, knows this because it happened to him. For the first time, Fred shares the ...

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A question of leadership  by Keith (Writer on leadership) Leslie

A question of leadership

Keith (Writer on leadership) Leslie

Book

"Whether planned or unexpected, change presents leaders with their toughest sustained challenges - regardless of the leader's seniority or the organisation's size. For many leaders, change brings drama, and the replaying of familiar stories. In A Question...

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Empire of pain  by Patrick Radden Keefe

Empire of pain

Patrick Radden Keefe

Book

"The Sackler name adorns the walls of many storied institutions – Harvard, the Metropolitan Museum of Art – Oxford – the Louvre. They are one of the richest families in the world, known for their lavish donations in the arts and the sciences. The source...

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The Great Crash, 1929  by John Kenneth Galbraith

The Great Crash, 1929

John Kenneth Galbraith

Book

"No account of the financial insanity of 1929 has been issued in a form at once so readable, so humorous, and so carefully authenticated as this classic book. J.K. Galbraith examines the 'gold rush fantasy' in American psychology and describes its di...

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Strategic risk management  by Campbell R. Harvey

Strategic risk management

Campbell R. Harvey

Book

"Risk management is a trending topic. We have recently lived through the global pandemic, which sent equity markets into a tailspin. Despite its relevance, risk management remains a poorly understood afterthought, with portfolios designed and handed off...

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The conscious leader  by Catherine Molloy

The conscious leader

Catherine Molloy

Book

"Conscious Leadership: The New Frontier. There is a new leader emerging. A leader that the world desperately needs. A leader that is emotionally intelligent, accountable and resilient. A leader that the world looks to for support during crises and beyond...

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Big little breakthroughs  by Josh Linkner

Big little breakthroughs

Josh Linkner

Book

"The pressure to generate big ideas can feel overwhelming. We know that bold innovations are critical in these disruptive and competitive times, but when it comes to breakthrough thinking, we often freeze up. Instead of shooting for a $10-billion payday...

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Obsessed  by Emily (Chief brand officer) Heyward

Obsessed

Emily (Chief brand officer) Heyward

Book

"We're in the midst of a startup revolution, with new brands popping up every day, taking over our Instagram feeds and vying for our affection. Every category is up for grabs, and traditional brands are seeing their businesses erode as hundreds of sm...

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Regeneration  by Andrew Painting

Regeneration

Andrew Painting

Book

"In 1995 the National Trust for Scotland acquired Mar Lodge Estate in the heart of the Cairngorms. Home to over 5,000 species, this vast expanse of Caledonian woodlands, subarctic mountains, bogs, moors, roaring burns and frozen lochs could be a place...

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Leadership moments from NASA  by Dave (Dafydd Rhys) Williams

Leadership moments from NASA

Dave (Dafydd Rhys) Williams

Book

"This book explores the personalities, leadership styles, and decision-making of the NASA senior executives in the first decade of spaceflight and follows how those individuals created a culture that can take on seemingly insurmountable challenges, that...

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The empathetic workplace  by Katharine Manning

The empathetic workplace

Katharine Manning

Book

"This critical resource gives managers, HR, and anyone who may come into contact with someone in trauma---including workplace violence, harassment, assault, illness, addiction, fraud, bankruptcy, and more---the tools they need to be prepared for what...

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The book of trespass  by Nick (Illustrator) Hayes

The book of trespass

Nick (Illustrator) Hayes

Book

"The vast majority of our country is entirely unknown to us because we are banned from setting foot on it. By law of trespass, we are excluded from 92 per cent of the land and 97 per cent of its waterways, blocked by walls whose legitimacy is rarely....

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Changing the game  by Michael Vullings

Changing the game

Michael Vullings

Book

"Changing the Game offers the practical knowledge required to create a dramatic step-change in company performance. Designed for executives and managers responsible for a transformation in any type of company and situation, this comprehensive real-wo...

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Start with what works  by Andy Bass

Start with what works

Andy Bass

Book

"Start with What Works helps you to create new growth opportunities using the resources you already have at hand. It sounds obvious but frequently, managers discount the value of their familiar resources, and instead, they look outside for something new....

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Happy money  by Elizabeth Dunn

Happy money

Elizabeth Dunn

Book

"Money often fails to buy happiness - but not because it can't. It fails because people aren't spending it right. In an attempt to chase contentment, cash is splashed on ever-grander homes and ever more complicated smartphones. The problem is new studies...

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Worth it  by Dan Price

Worth it

Dan Price

Book

"Dan Price gained worldwide attention in 2015 when he announced that he was instituting a $70,000 minimum wage at his company, Gravity Payments, and would slash his $1 million salary in order to pay for it. While many praised the decision as a bold step...

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The power of creative destruction  by Philippe Aghion

The power of creative destruction

Philippe Aghion

Book

"From one of the world's leading economists and his coauthors, a cutting-edge analysis of what drives economic growth and a blueprint for prosperity under capitalism. Crisis seems to follow crisis. Inequality is rising, growth is stagnant, the environment...

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You don't need an MBA  by Alicia McKay

You don't need an MBA

Alicia McKay

Book

"The 21 lessons in You Don't Need an MBA are practical rather than academic. They are meant for the fast-paced, new world of leadership and for leaders who are looking for practical solutions to everyday challenges. Alicia McKay's writing is engaging...

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Debt  by David Graeber

Debt

David Graeber

Book

"Before there was money, there was debt. For more than 5,000 years, since the beginnings of the first agrarian empires, humans have used elaborate credit systems to buy and sell goods-that is, long before the invention of coins or cash. It is in this...

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The foghorn's lament  by Jennifer Lucy Allan

The foghorn's lament

Jennifer Lucy Allan

Book

"What does the foghorn sound like? It sounds huge. It rattles. It rattles you. It is a booming, lonely sound echoing into the vastness of the sea. When Jennifer Lucy Allan hears the foghorn's colossal bellow for the first time, it marks the beginning...

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An economist's lessons on happiness  by Richard A. Easterlin

An economist's lessons on happiness

Richard A. Easterlin

Book

"Once called the 'dismal science,' economics now offers prescriptions for improving people's happiness. In this book Richard Easterlin, the 'father of happiness economics,' draws on a half-century of his own research and that conducted by fellow economists...

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Puff piece  by John Safran

Puff piece

John Safran

Book

"The folks that bring you Marlboro - Philip Morris - are wheezing, slowly dying. Cigarettes are out of favour with everyone, from world governments and investors to, increasingly, smokers. So, what's their plan? Prepare to be dazzled. Or, at the very...

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A brief history of motion  by Tom Standage

A brief history of motion

Tom Standage

Book

"A look at the history of human transportation, from the invention of the wheel through the era of horsepower, trains, and bicycles, revealing how transportation inevitably shapes civilization"--Publisher's description.

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The way of the intelligent rebel  by Olivier Roland

The way of the intelligent rebel

Olivier Roland

Book

"Olivier Roland offers an inspiring road map to help readers get more out of life as an 'Intelligent Rebel' and find success and fulfilment by breaking out of the system. Do you dream of a less stressful life? Break out of the system, embrace your purpose...

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The bitcoin standard  by Saifedean Ammous

The bitcoin standard

Saifedean Ammous

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""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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More  by Philip Coggan

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Philip Coggan

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"Philip Coggan takes us from the ancient mountains of North Wales through Grand Central station and the great civilizations of Mesopotamia to the factories of Malaysia, showing how changes in agriculture, finance, technology, work, and demographics have...

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SPIN-selling  by Neil Rackham

SPIN-selling

Neil Rackham

Book

""Provides a set of practical techniques which have been tried in many of today's leading companies with dramatic improvements to sales performance. This text makes the spin-selling method available in paperback and includes a new preface by the...

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