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Killing it : an entrepreneur’s guide to keeping your head without losing your heart / Sheryl O’Loughlin. “The former CEO of Clif Bar, Co-founder of Plum, and serial entrepreneur offers insights about launching and growing a business while maintaining a fulfilled life in this practical guide filled with hard-won advice culled from the author’s own […]

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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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The network imperative : how to survive and grow in the age of digital business models / Barry D. Libert, Megan Beck, Jerry Wind.“Digital networks are changing all the rules of business. New, scalable, digitally networked business models, like those of Amazon, Google, Uber, and Airbnb, are affecting growth, scale, and profit potential for companies […]

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Agile talent : how to source and manage outside experts / Jon Younger, Norm Smallwood.“How to Leverage Talent You Don’t Own – Campbell Soup Company and PepsiCo seek advice from anthropologists to understand customer tastes and preferences. Google and Intel engage experts in social science and biomechanics to assess how people think about and use […]

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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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Disrupt you! : master personal transformation, seize opportunity, and thrive in the era of endless innovation / Jay Samit. ” Excellent book, a must read….Whether you are an entrepreneur on the verge of building your first business, or a business owner needing to change directions because your industry is changing or just a guy trying […]

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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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