A Financial Times Best Book of 2017“A shrewd and knowing book.” —Robert D. Kaplan, The Wall Street Journal“A compelling and impressive read.” —The Economist“Skillfully crafted and well-argued.” —Jeffrey Wasserstrom, Financial Times“An excellent modern history. . . . provides the context ..
Thirty-two thousand years ago, your many-times-great-grandparents Oog and Aag drew pictures on the wall of a cave. They had an innate need to communicate, but no written language. So they found an easy and natural way to share their thoughts and stories. Today, after so many years when speaking..
Have you ever met someone with the perfect job? To the outside observer, it seems like they've won the career lottery -- that by some stroke of luck or circumstance they've found the one thing they love so much that it doesn't even feel like work—and they're getting paid well to do it. T..
Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google are the four most influential companies on the planet. Just about everyone thinks they know how they got there. Just about everyone is wrong. For all that’s been written about the Four over the last two decades, no one has captured their power and stagg..
Daniel H. Pink, the #1 bestselling author of Drive and To Sell Is Human, unlocks the scientific secrets to good timing to help you flourish at work, at school, and at home. Everyone knows that timing is everything. But we don't know much about timing itself. Our lives are a never-ending stream of "w..
Everyone thinks we are living in an age of short attention spans, but we've actually learned a lot about making long-term decisions over the past few decades. Johnson makes a compelling case for a smarter and more deliberative decision-making approach. There's no one-size-fits-all model for the impo..
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Managers accept the world as it is; movement _x000D_
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"Superbosses is the rare business book that is chock full of new, useful, and often unexpected ideas. After you read Finkelstein's well-crafted gem, you will never go about leading, evaluating, and developing talent in quite the same way."--Robert Sutton, author of Scaling Up Excellence and The No A..
A charming, life-changing fable that will help you rethink your whole approach to time, priorities, and possibilities. Riley Jenkins is in trouble. An ambitious, hardworking consultant in her late twenties, she's used to a lifetime of nearly perfect evaluations - until she gets a terrible performanc..
“This is the management book of the year. Clear, powerful and urgent, it's a must read for anyone who cares about where they work and how they work.”_x000D_
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The acclaimed author of Turn the Ship Around! teaches leaders a better way to communicate and bring out the best in their people. In Turn the Ship Around!, former U.S. Navy Captain David Marquet explained the empowering leadership strategy he developed with great success while commanding the nuclear..
New York Times bestseller The former Director of National Intelligence's candid and compelling account of the intelligence community's successes--and failures--in facing some of the greatest threats to America When he stepped down in January 2017 as the fourth United States director of national inte..
The former Director of National Intelligence speaks out in this New York Times bestseller When he stepped down in January 2017 as the fourth United States Director of National Intelligence, James Clapper had been President Obama's senior intelligence advisor for six and a half years, longer than his..
From the Pulitzer Prize-winning critic comes an impassioned critique of America's retreat from reason We live in a time when the very idea of objective truth is mocked and discounted by the occupants of the White House. Discredited conspiracy theories and ideologies have resurfaced, proven science i..
Big data entrepreneur Allen Gannett overturns the mythology around _x000D_
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New York Times bestselling author and pastor invites readers to pursue, recognize, and maximize blessings from God. He provides the tools necessary to inventory one's blessings and participate in double blessing - that moment when a blessing in your life is flipped to doubly bless another.Mark Batte..
How does a good manager become a great leader? Ask around in business circles and you’ll get a thousand different answers. But now, internationally renowned leadership expert Dr. Peter Fuda has created a single, coherent roadmap for leadership effectiveness in Leadership Transformed._x000D_
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An explosive expose? of one of the biggest and most secretive companies in the world, Samsung, as the Korean juggernaut battles Apple and Sony to dominate the world of technologyBased on years of reporting on Samsung for The Economist, The Wall Street Journal, and Time, from his base in South Korea,..
In this brilliant smart-thinking book about the power and influence of social media, Professor Sinan Aral shows how ‘hyper-socialization’ has profoundly changed us. Why does fake news spread faster than the truth? Do products and ideas become popular because they are good or because they are rated h..
An award-winning psychologist reveals the hidden power of our inner voice and shows how we can harness it to live a healthier, more satisfying, and more productive life. Tell a stranger that you talk to yourself, and you’re likely to get written off as eccentric. But the truth is that we all have a ..
Badass Habits is a eureka-sparking, easy-to-digest look at how our habits make us who we are, from the measly moments that happen in private to the resolutions we loudly broadcast (and, erm, often don't keep) on social media. Habit busting and building goes way beyond becoming a dedicated flosser or..
“No two exit experiences are exactly alike. Some people wind up happy_x000D_
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What would you do today if you were being brave?Courage begets courage. It's a habit. Doing something brave everyday - no matter how small - unlocks new possibilities, opportunities and pathways to thrive in your work, relationships and life.Drawing on her background in business, psychology and coac..
It Starts with Passion will help you ignite the purpose in your life, as_x000D_
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Boost your brain and gain an edge in everything you do.Smarter Sharper Thinking reveals how you can expand your brain's capability to think well under stress, to focus and get more out of your day, to be more creative and innovative, and to prepare you for future challenges.Utilising the latest neur..
Who do you need around you?Networking is an essential skill; it's the key to your success. So why are so many of our connections superficial and transactional? And why do they get us nowhere in our personal or professional life? Maybe because we've lost sight of the fact that it's not about the quan..
Master the power of influence and persuasion.What if you could instantly boost your capability to influence, motivate and connect with people? How could it increase your productivity, team culture and bottom line? Better yet, what if you could influence yourself to achieve greater success? Imagine t..
Bring calm to the chaos in your life.Whether you find yourself checked out, burnt out, or just plain freaked out; you deserve better. Psychologist Alison Hill takes you deep into the key pillars for our happiness, health and sanity to help you live a life filled with purpose and progress.Productivit..
Do you feel comfortable delivering bad news? Do you look forward to _x000D_
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ONE OF THE ECONOMIST'S BOOKS OF THE YEAR A candid narrative of how and _x000D_
why the Arab Spring sparked, then failed, and the truth about America's _x000D_
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Brands growing rapidly have a clear sense of purpose and the value they _x000D_
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The 30 Day MBA in Marketing provides a complete marketing 'course' spanning twelve disciplinary areas, and including hot topics such as: buyer behaviour, marketing strategy, promotion and advertising, pricing, managing the marketing organization and marketing and the law. Each chapter includes at le..
As domestic business becomes increasingly reliant on succeeding in _x000D_
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Acknowledged as a world expert, John Adair offers stimulating insights into recognizing and developing individual leadership qualities, acquiring personal authority and, most importantly, mastering core leadership functions such as planning, communicating and motivating. Suitable for anyone who wish..
Going beyond just handling nerves and presenting PowerPoint slides, Develop Your Presentation Skills provides you with a practical toolkit for developing a belting presentation and improving your confidence along the way. It includes practical help with unpicking the original brief, unders..
From Michael Armstrong, HR expert and best-selling author, comes this _x000D_
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aking Minutes of Meetings guides you through the entire process behind minute taking: arranging the meeting; writing the agenda; creating the optimum environment; structuring the meeting and writing notes up accurately.The minute-taker is one of the most important and powerful people in a meeting an..
The world is moving towards universal _x000D_
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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_
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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..
If you are a current manager, or aspiring to a management position, this_x000D_
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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..
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 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..
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..
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..
The professional landscape is transforming, and the only way to maintain_x000D_
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consultant and futurist Alexandra Levit provides a guide to making the _x..
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..