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The caterpillar’s edge : evolve, evolve again, and thrive in business / Sid Mohasseb.“The secret code to growing a successful business is adjusting your strategy every single day. Business leaders, large and small, need to learn a new game with very different rules. They must accept an ever-changing and uncertain landscape, but a landscape that […]

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Building smarter organizations : how to lead your zombie organization back to life / Gordon Vala-Webb.” Engaging read, actionable advice…Gordon Vala-Webb has written a smart and engaging little book that is full of practical and powerful advice for leaders in any industry. Equally useful for reinvigorating organizations that may have lost some of their youthful […]

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The attention merchants : the epic scramble to get inside our heads / Tim Wu.“From Tim Wu, author of the award-winning The Master Switch ( a New Yorker and Fortune Book of the Year) and who coined the term “net neutrality”–a revelatory, ambitious and urgent account of how the capture and re-sale of human attention […]

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The glass wall : success strategies for women at work – and businesses that mean business / Sue Unerman & Kathryn Jacob.“Never mind the glass ceiling. In the workplace today there’s a glass wall. Men and women can see each other clearly through the divide, but they don’t speak the same language or have the […]

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Breaking through bias : communication techniques for women to succeed at work / Andrea S. Kramer, Alton B. Harris.“More than fifty years after the beginning of the Women’s Movement and forty years after passage of Title IX, women are still not “making it” in traditionally male careers. Women start their careers on parity with men […]

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How to lead a quest : a handbook for pioneering executives / Dr Jason Fox.Unlock progress through doubt and uncertainty. The biggest threat facing modern business is the sheer complexity of an uncertain future. That, and the fact that everyone is busy. Too busy for progress. Workplace cultures have become cursed with efficiency. And so […]

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Primed to perform : how to build the highest performing cultures through the science of total motivation / Neel Doshi and Lindsay McGregor. “Why do some workplace cultures inspire energy and innovation, while others fuel anxiety, boredom, or cynicism? Until now, such legendary cultures have seemed like magic beyond our control. However, behind every culture […]

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Disrupt you! : master personal transformation, seize opportunity, and thrive in the era of endless innovation / Jay Samit. ” Excellent book, a must read….Whether you are an entrepreneur on the verge of building your first business, or a business owner needing to change directions because your industry is changing or just a guy trying […]

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Power score : your formula for leadership success / Geoff Smart, Randy Street, and Alan Foster.“Written in an informal, Q & A style, yet backed up with data from more than 15,000 career interviews, Smart, Street, and Foster lay out their formula for running a successful organization – both for-profits and non-profits. P + W […]

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Extraordinary leadership in Australia & New Zealand : the five practices that create great workplaces / James Kouzes, Barry Posner with Michael Bunting. “The research-driven guide to the leadership behaviours which create more engaged workplaces and higher performance, Extraordinary Leadership in Australia and New Zealand is a guidebook for what it takes, at any level […]

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