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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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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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The mind of the leader : how to lead yourself, your people, and your organization for extraordinary results / Hougaard, Rasmus“Most leaders think they’re effective at motivating their employees, but study after study shows that employees are more disengaged and uninspired than ever. The solution lies not in more management training or fun off-sites but […]

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Counter mentor leadership : how to unlock the potential of the 4-generation workplace / Kelly Riggs and Robby Riggs.“This book is the result of over three decades of combined experience from Kelly and Robby Riggs-dynamic, occasionally irreverent, always insightful, father (Boomer) and son (Millennial), who work with organizations grappling daily with multi-generational conflict. Through their […]

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Crushing it! : how great entrepreneurs build their business and influence — and how you can, too / Gary Vaynerchuk.“Four-time New York Times bestselling author Gary Vaynerchuk offers new lessons and inspiration drawn from the experiences of dozens of influencers and entrepreneurs who rejected the predictable corporate path in favor of pursuing their dreams by […]

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The introvert’s edge : how the quiet and shy can outsell anyone / Matthew Pollard with Derek Lewis.The Introvert’s Edge: How the Quiet and Shy Can Outsell Anyone“An introvert? Great at sales? YES. Sales is a skill anyone can learn and master–and introverts are especially good at it once they learn how to leverage their […]

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The power of onlyness : make your wild ideas mighty enough to dent the world / Nilofer Merchant.“An 800-CEO-READ Staff Pick. In The Power of Onlyness, Nilofer Merchant, one of the world’s top-ranked business thinkers, reveals that, in fact, we have now reached an unprecedented moment of opportunity for your ideas to “make a dent” […]

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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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