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We’ve just added two new Gale e-resources to our Mygateway business resources. Gale Small Business Builder This wonderful new resource provides a gradual, step-by-step introduction to business concepts and tools. It addresses questions from “Is entrepreneurship the right decision for me?” to “When will my company break even and begin to show a profit?” It […]

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Company of one : why staying small is the next big thing for business / Jarvis, Paul What if the real key to a richer and more fulfilling career was not to create and scale a new start-up, but rather, to be able to work for yourself, determine your own hours, and become a (highly […]

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The book of beautiful questions : the powerful questions that will help you decide, create, connect, and lead / Warren Berger.” From the bestselling author of A More Beautiful Question , hundreds of big and small questions that harness the magic of inquiry to tackle challenges we all face–at work, in our relationships, and beyond. […]

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What works for women at work : four patterns working women need to know / Williams, Joan“Presents a toolkit for getting ahead in today’s workplace. An indispensable resource for any working woman, What Works for Women at Work is a comprehensive and insightful guide for mastering office politics as a woman, now published with an […]

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The purpose revolution : how leaders create engagement and competitive advantage in an age of social good / Izzo, John B.“We’re in the midst of a purpose revolution. Customers, employees, and investors are making it clear that they want companies to do more than provide good products, good prospects, and good profits–they want companies to […]

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Beyond measure : the big impact of small changes / Margaret Heffernan. “A powerful manifesto for CEOs and employees alike: Influential and award-winning business leader Margaret Heffernan reveals how organizations can build ideal workplace cultures and create seismic shifts by making deceptively small changes. By implementing sweeping changes, businesses often think it’s possible to do […]

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Wellington City Libraries has subscribed to Lynda.com . Lynda.com has a wide range of tutorial video courses on a wide range of business topics such as : Leadership Social media marketing Management Business skills Online marketing Project management Not only does Lynda.com have business courses, but it has courses on a large range of subjects […]

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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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The freaks shall inherit the earth : entrepreneurship for weirdos, misfits, and world dominators / Chris Brogan.“Valuable for entrepreneurs and “employeepreneurs”….An easy read with a lot of lessons and practical advice that you can implement right away. Even if you work in a large organization, there is something here for you as you look to […]

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From the National Centre for O*NET Development comes this great book (in pdf format) of references entitled Greening of the World of Work.  They researched a huge number of resources in order to gather information on the impact of green technology on the world of work.  Published in October 2011 this is a massive and impressively […]

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