The world is moving towards universal _x000D_
connectivity at a dizzying rate: thanks to the internet, there will be _x000D_
new ways to connect, converse, transact and experience the world that we_x000D_
cannot imagine today. Underpinning this whole system of connection is _x000D_
Why are the New Zealand All Blacks the best rugby team in the world? How does the Kirov Ballet produce generation after generation of exceptional ballerinas? How did Southwest Airlines evolve from being an idiosyncratic Texan airline to become one of the most successful businesses internationally? H..
Our lives are getting faster and faster. We _x000D_
are engulfed in constant distraction from email, social media and our _x000D_
'always on' work culture. We are too busy, too overloaded with _x000D_
information and too focused on analytical left-brain thinking processes _x000D_
to be creative. Too..
If you are a current manager, or aspiring to a management position, this_x000D_
is your invaluable guide to the skills and techniques you need to _x000D_
succeed. Michael Armstrong's best-selling handbook provides in-depth _x000D_
coverage and practical guidance on improving the three crucial ar..
WINNER: CMI Management Book of the Year 2019 - Aspiring Leaders Category The best leaders are born, not made. The best leaders are always in control. The best leaders are those with the highest IQs. But are they really? The thinking surrounding what makes the greatest leaders is increasing..
Is it really true that working longer hours makes you more successful? Do you really need to hide your emotions in order to gain respect as a manager? Does higher pay really always lead to higher performance? The world of management is blighted by fads, fiction and falsehoods. In Myths of Manag..
The heyday of the classic sales force is over. Customers lead mobile and online lives, and successful companies use disruptive concepts to engage with the digitally empowered consumer. Disruptive Selling helps companies transform themselves to the new age of selling by matching supply to demand in a..
Buying a table tennis table will make your staff happier. Working eight hours a day, five days a week, will result in the most productivity. Paying higher salaries will always result in higher motivation. But will it really? There are a staggering number of myths, stereotypes and out-of-date ru..
Video is the single most effective tool that marketers have to raise brand awareness, increase sales, drive website traffic and deliver ROI on marketing budgets. Driven by consumer demand and with the backing of the largest social media platforms, our world is becoming 'video first'. Video Marketing..
The professional landscape is transforming, and the only way to maintain_x000D_
competitive advantage is to maximize the unique skills of your _x000D_
workforce. In Humanity Works, bestselling author, global workplace _x000D_
consultant and futurist Alexandra Levit provides a guide to making the _x..
WINNER: Business Book Awards 2019 - Business Book of the YearWINNER: NYC Big Book Award 2019 - Business General CategoryHow can today's business leaders keep up with seismic geopolitical and economic shifts that include Brexit, inflation and the unseating of traditional political powers, and what do..
Traditional performance management processes are often ineffective in increasing workforce engagement and fostering a positive employer-employee relationship. The established method of annually scoring employees against a list of static objectives can make employees feel undervalued and frustrated a..
Hard discounters are stores that sell a limited selection of consumer packaged goods and perishables - typically fewer than 2,000 Stock Keeping Units - for prices that are usually 50-60% lower than national brands. The best known hard discounters are Aldi and Lidl, but global brands include Trader J..
Since the earliest days of 'modern' marketing and sales, the departments that ran these key functions have been separate empires. They have different leaders, different budgets, and different organizational structures. However, with the overwhelming impact of continuous disruption, many organization..
Optimizing Digital Strategy explores the choices facing organizations in the rapidly changing world of technology-enabled business. From performance marketing through to personalization, on-demand retailing and AI, this book maps out commercial and customer-focused challenges and explains how leader..
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the new electricity of our times. It is revolutionizing industries the world over, and changing how we fundamentally view and understand work. Superhuman Innovation argues that AI will supercharge the workforce and the world of work, can be harnessed to deliver powerf..
Blockchain is the technology behind bitcoin and other crypto-currencies. According to Santander, it could save financial institutions $15-20bn a year from 2022 onward. Most experts see an unprecedented potential, but many banks, payment processors and credit card companies fret that bitcoin entrepre..
Are you overwhelmed by project management jargon? Interested in developing a project management career, but bewildered by the plethora of costly courses and qualifications? Then this is the book for you. How to Manage Projects explains the fundamentals of this essential skill in a clear, practical a..
Develop Your Leadership Skills is leadership guru John Adair's most accessible title on leadership. This essential pocket guide will boost your confidence levels, inspire you and guide you on your journey to becoming a leader of excellence. Acknowledged as a world expert, John Adair offers stimulati..
A great idea isn't a sudden light-bulb moment. It's taking something familiar and making it feel new. We've been told a lie about the nature of creativity.We're told stories about creative geniuses - the young Mozart who effortlessly overshadows the hardworking Salieri; Paul McCartney coming up..
Shortlisted for the FT & McKinsey Book Prize!`Will snare you in its web of deceit, lies, corruption, manipulation and colourful characters. [a] brilliant investigative expose' - Harlan Coben, bestselling thriller author `Reads like a fast-paced John le Carre thriller, and never lets up' - N..
“This is the book parents have been waiting for”—Michael Thompson, coauthor of Raising Cain. The book that is “helpful, hopeful, and engaging”—Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, Ph.D., Columbia University. It is the book that addresses the new reality for parents of kids in their 20s and the issues that everyone i..
Imagine a world where pregnant women are always upbeat and glowing, newborns sleep on cue, toddlers love to have their teeth brushed, and teenagers gaze adoringly at their parents. Impossible, you say? Not according to advertisers who flood the web with stock photos of perfect parents and children. ..
God has a one-of-a-kind plan for every little life placed in our care, and it's never too soon to begin praying for this plan to unfold. This year-by-year guide is the perfect prayer handbook from a child's birth through age five. Inside, readers will find stories, tips, and prayers for every import..
What enables some talented people to rise to the top and live their full ambitions at work and in life, while others stop short? In 2008, Joanna Barsh launched and sponsored The Centered Leadership Project at McKinsey & Company to answer that very question. In the process, they uncovered what distin..
We are in the midst of a sleep deprivation crisis, writes Arianna _x000D_
Huffington, the co-founder and editor in chief of The Huffington Post. _x000D_
And this has profound consequences – on our health, our job performance,_x000D_
our relationships and our happiness. What is needed, she boldly _x..
Explores how investing in a racially and ethnically diverse workforce will help make contemporary businesses more dynamic, powerful, and profitable In our fast-changing demographic landscape, companies that proactively embrace diversity in all areas of their operations will be best poised to thrive...
Every day, rising companies stumble because management hired available people, not the right people. Then after making one too many of these mistakes, especially in key positions, the once-promising business that had the world to offer to its consumers is no longer. Because they didn’t learn: Hiring..
Authors Imran Rashid and Soren Kenner have sparked an international _x000D_
debate by revealing the "mind hacks" Facebook, Apple, Google, and _x000D_
Instagram use to get you and your children hooked on their products. _x000D_
In Offline, they deliver ..
Through illustration and poetry, Seeds Planted in Concrete is Bianca Sparacino’s raw testament to the beauty that is found within the contrasts of life. By writing truthfully about the intricacies of both love and loss, Sparacino’s first collection of work is one that will speak to the very depths o..
The Strength In Our Scars is Bianca Sparacino’s reminder to you: No matter what you’re going through, no matter where you are on your healing journey—you are strong. Through poetry, prose, and compassionate encouragement you would expect from someone who knows exactly what you’re working through, Sp..
The story of the world's most audacious infrastructure project._x000D_
Less than a decade ago, China did not have a single_x000D_
high-speed train in service. Today, it owns a network of 14,000 miles _x000D_
of high-speed rail, far more than the rest of the world combined. Now,..
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Ground. Live. Laugh. These are the building blocks of Wellthaand in this_x000D_
blend of memoir and prescriptive advice, Jason Wachob shows us all how _x000D_
to enjoy truly owellthyo lives-lives that are deeply rich in ..
"Welcome to a new era of business in which your brand is defined by those who experience it. "_x000D_
Do you know how your customers experience your brand today?_x000D_
Do you know how they really feel?_x000D_
Do you know what they say when you re not around?_x000D_
"Critical and Creative Thinking: A Guide for Teachers" reveals ways to develop a capacity to think both critically and creatively in practical and productive ways. Explains why critical and creative thinking complement each other with clear examples Provides a practical toolkit of cognitive techniqu..
Explore the fascinating history of south-east Asia A Short History of South-East Asia, Sixth Edition_x000D_
is the latest in a series of updated texts spotlighting this _x000D_
fascinating region. With revised chapters for all of the countries in _x000D_
this geographic area, this interesting text ..
Leading change just got a whole lot easier._x000D_
Think you need awe-inspiring visions, complicated plans, and fist-pounding speeches to inspire change? Think again._x000D_
A rising tide of real leaders ranging from banking executives and heads of multinational manufacturers to hosp..
Conquer the most daunting change initiative with the right people, tools, and strategies._x000D_
James Dallas' "Mastering the Challenges of Leading Change" is an informative, insightful guide to effectively leading the transition through change. While most change management books present cas..
An organizational approach to more effective school leadership, online and off“Leadership, especially in a school setting, is too important to be merely intuitive. In this generous book, Steve and Reshan outline a new way of thinking for a new kind of leader. Recommended.”Seth Godin, author of ..
"Magnetic: The Art of Attracting Business" is a look at how consistently successful businesses are able to attract a steady and ever-increasing flow of customers. This innovative text examines a range of simple, powerful strategies that businesses of any size or type can use to attract new ..
A concrete framework for engaging today's buyer and building relationships Social Selling Mastery provides a key resource for sales and marketing professionals seeking a better way to connect with today's customer. Author Jamie Shanks has personally built Social Selling solutions in nearly every ind..
This edition of The Real ACT Prep Guide _x000D_
was originally published by Peterson's as The Real ACT Prep Guide, 3rd _x000D_
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Boost morale and productivity by leading with respect The Respectful Leader presents an engaging, thought-provoking lesson for companies seeking off-the-charts performance. Author Gregg Ward draws on 25 years of leadership consulting, coaching and training experience to reveal the secret to gre..
he international bestseller now in a new edition When it comes to marketing, anything goes in the Digital Age, right? Well, not quite. While marketing and public relations tactics do seem to change overnight, every smart businessperson knows that it takes a lot more than the 'next big thing.' The Ne..
Breaking Digital Gridlock empowers credit unions and community banks to make the shift to digital?even without a seven-figure consulting budget. From leadership, to technology, to security, and more, this book provides effective, real-world strategies for taking the leap without tearing your or..
Written by prominent thought leaders in the global fintech space, The AI Book aggregates diverse expertise into a single, informative volume and explains what artifical intelligence really means and how it can be used across financial services today. Key industry developments are explained in detail..
Hiroshi Mikitani, founder of e-commerce giant Rakuten, has seen the next_x000D_
battleground in the fight for the future of the Internet. Today's major_x000D_
e-commerce players are quietly building borderless platforms that are _x000D_
overturning the global brick-and-mortar model, and changing t..
For fans of David Sedaris, Tina Fey and Caitlin Moran comes the new book from Jenny Lawson, author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Let's Pretend This Never Happened..._x000D_
In Let's Pretend This Never Happened, Jenny Lawson regaled readers with uproarious stories of her bizarre..
Who is the man shaking up the GOP?What does he really stand for?How far will he go in his pursuit of power?This isTHE TRUTH ABOUT TRUMPHe is one of the world's most successful businessmen--and a man who many Americans love to hate. So how did Donald Trump become a serious contender in the race for t..
Who is Bernie Madoff, and how did he pull off the biggest Ponzi scheme in history?This_x000D_
question has long fascinated people, about the New York financier who _x000D_
swindled his friends, relatives, and other investors out of $65 billion._x000D_
And in The Wizard of Lies, Diana B. Henriques ..
Gallo will use stories from top educators (Neil deGrasse Tyson), _x000D_
entrepreneurs (Indra Nooyi), and companies (Google, Airbnb, Berkshire _x000D_
Hathaway) for his latest book about communication...
Michael Wolff, author of the bombshell bestseller Fire and Fury, once again takes us inside the Trump presidency to reveal a White House under siege. With Fire and Fury, Michael Wolff defined the first phase of the Trump administration; now, in Siege, he has written an equally essential and exp..
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?Tony Robbins, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Unshakeable and MONEY: Master the GameAn inspirational book that lays out the “Jump Curve”?four steps to wholeheartedly pursuing the career ..
A hidden circulatory system flows beneath the surface of global _x000D_
finance, carrying trillions of dollars from drug trafficking, tax _x000D_
evasion, bribery, and other illegal enterprises. This network masks the _x000D_
identities of the individuals who benefit from these activities, aided _x0..
The modern leader's guide to building a unique and powerful leadership identity designed for long-term success _x000D_
The economy is transforming. Organizations are _x000D_
changing. Business strategies are being revolutionized. So any high _x000D_
An essential guide to determining which R&D investments are most likely to drive growth, increase profits, and produce innovative productsYour company is spending millions on R&D every year, but despite your best efforts, that R&D isn't driving growth. There's a reason for that. If you'r..
Map the innovation space-and blaze a path to profits and growthCountless books, articles, and other advice promise leaders solutions to the complex challenges they face. Some offer quick, silver-bullet remedies-a straight line to success!-and some are so technical that readers get lost before they b..
A timely, essential guide to understanding and monetizing the Internet of Things in any industryWhat is the Internet of Things? The latest evolution in online technology, the Internet of Things (IoT) is the integration of physical devices such as wearables, consumer appliances, commercial equipment,..