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The Connector Manager: Why Some Leaders Build Exceptional Talent-And Others Don’t [paperback] / Roca, JaimeThe best managers work smarter, not harder After conducting a unique global study of over 9,000 people, analysts at the world-leading sales research firm Gartner identified four distinct types of manager. Incredibly, they found one type consistently performs far better than […]

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Fail more : embrace, learn, and adapt to failure as a way to success / Wooditch, Bill“The business professional’s guide to building success out of failureLearning from our mistakes is the only way to make sure we don’t make the same ones twice. But what if you could use every failure–large and small–to actually create […]

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Creative trespassing : how to put the spark and joy back into your work and life / Katan, Tania“Creative disruptor, inspirational speaker and co-creator of the internationally viral campaign #ItWasNeverADress shows you how to sneak more creativity and imagination into your work and life. “You don’t have to turn into a corporate drone to kick […]

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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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Loonshots, Safi Bahcall (ebook) “ This book has everything: new ideas, bold insights, entertaining history and convincing analysis. Not to be missed by anyone who wants to understand how ideas change the world.” —Daniel Kahneman, winner of the Nobel Prize and author of Thinking, Fast and Slow What do James Bond and Lipitor have in […]

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Influencer : building your personal brand in the age of social media / Brittany Hennessy.“”I highly advise anyone who has an interest in life online to get this book, sit down, and take notes because you’re going to want to hear what Brittany has to say.” -Iskra Lawrence, Aerie Model and Instagram star (@iskra) Every […]

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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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Don’t worry about the robots : how to survive and thrive in the new world of work / Dr Jo Cribb and David Glover.Don’t Worry About the Robots is a practical guide to managing the high-speed change ahead of workers. Learn how to disrupt yourself in a positive way, using key principles that will give […]

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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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Disrupters : success strategies from women who break the mold / Fletcher, Patti“The business world is stacked against women who have been trained to follow the deeply ingrained, unspoken rules of business culture created long before they entered the workforce. But imagine a world where women throw out the old playbook and start making their […]

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