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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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If you would like to come to a free information session on Starting a business in New Zealand, or you know of someone who would benefit from coming to the session, then the Migrant Connect Information Service provided by the Citizens Advice Bureau in Wellington is running an early evening session (5.30 – 7.30pm) on […]

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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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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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It has been a stressful and unsettling time for all of us since the November 14th early morning shake. If your business or organisation is one of those affected by building closures, perhaps Wellington City Libraries can help you out with any research or information needs that you may have. If you would like to […]

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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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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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A world of difference : leading in global markets with cultural intelligence / Felicity Menzies. “Having a diverse workforce makes “A World of Difference”. Companies and organisations that have a diverse workforce benefit from increased innovation, creativity, performance and a better bottom line. However, building diverse teams in the workforce is not easy. Not everyone […]

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