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Digital to the core : remastering leadership for your industry, your enterprise, and yourself / Mark Raskino and Graham Waller, Gartner Inc.“There is no simple strategic method for dealing with the multidimensional nature of digital change. Even the sharpest leaders can become disoriented as change builds on change, leaving almost nothing certain. Yet to stand […]

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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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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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The simplicity cycle : a field guide to making things better without making them worse / Dan Ward.“The award-winning engineer, Air Force lieutenant colonel, and author of F.I.R.E offers a road map for designing winning new products, services, and business models, and shows how to avoid complexity-related pitfalls in the process. With a foreword by […]

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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 of […]

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WHAT MAKES A BUSINESS EXCELLENT? This series consisting of 4 free talks, addresses some of the really important issues for SME business owners – Successful marketing, resilience, financial management and navigating local government. Where: Ground floor, Wellington City Libraries, 65 Victoria Street When: See Dates and Times Below The Business Excellence series commences: First Event […]

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Latest management books

The book of leadership : how to get yourself, your team and your organisation further than you ever thought possible / Anthony Gell. Have you ever wondered what characteristics are shared by successful business leaders? Have you ever asked yourself what it is that they do differently which makes them and their organisations stand out […]

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Innovation the NASA way : harnessing the power of your organization for breakthrough success / Rod Pyle. “Innovation the NASA Way” by Rod Pyle is an interesting and intriguing read that will keep you turning the pages well into the night. I truly enjoyed the format that Mr. Pyle used when writing this book. Each […]

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What I’ve been tweeting lately

Transforming Performance Measurement for the 21st Century via @fulltextreports Best practices & guidelines for social media, mobile & digital WOM communications in today’s regulatory environment via @womma 2014 MIT Sloan Management Review and Deloitte social business study Via @dupress.com The Shifting Economics of Global Manufacturing How Cost Competitiveness Is Changing Worldwide via @fulltextreports A new […]

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This article follows on from End Your “Yeah, Me Too” Marketing. The second most common marketing mistake that businesses make is what we call “Fragmented” or “Piece-Meal” Marketing.” This is absolutely the wrong approach to marketing, yet it is the most common approach in business today. Everybody is doing it, including you and your competitors. […]

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