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Soft Skills Hard Results – Anne Taylor

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24 March 2020

Emotional Intelligence (EI) is a key area of personal development and overall workplace capability. Daniel Goleman wrote his book Emotional Intelligence, where he demonstrated that biology and biochemistry, alongside specifically developed skills, play an enormous part in our reactions to situations and our ability to espouse the characteristics of leadership….


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Think Outside the Building – Rosabeth Moss Kanter

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28 February 2020

Expansive

Think Outside the Building: How Advanced Leaders Can Change the World One Smart Innovation at a Time, while a mouthful for a book title, it does combine terms that set the focus for what is covered in the book.

Firstly, to Think Outside the Building sets the framework of the scale of the…


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Zero to One – Peter Thiel

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4 March 2019

Singularity

In business, we don’t get the panacea methodology guaranteed to deliver a market-dominating business or monopoly, and the methodology for the next big thing, likely hasn’t been defined yet. We need to look at each business from multiple perspectives and I do believe Peter Thiel provides another unique perspective…


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Only the Paranoid Survive – Andrew Grove

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4 March 2019

Inflection 

The strategies and decisions, and luck, Intel embraced are remarkable and to cover them all in detail in a short book would have been impossible. The fundamental essence of this book is that the only constant we can expect in business is CHANGE. How do we anticipate it? How…


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Business Personal Development

12 Startup Success Secrets – Eddie Yu

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10 October 2018

Insight

This could be the book that changes your life. It is written with passion, empathy, knowledge and direction. It has a purpose that puts you into the driving seat of starting and growing an internet business. Get the foundations right from the start and the business functions can be…


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Cadence – Pete Williams

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1 August 2018

Cadence

A fable that delivers an analogy to a business area is very powerful as it sets the topic in a more interpretable context. We always see other people’s problems much clearer and actionable than our own! Cadence provides an analogy around a Triathlete coach (JJ), who also owns his…


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The Startup Owner’s Manual – Steve Blank

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24 July 2018

Startup

The Startup Owners Manual is a wonderfully inspiring and informative book on how to start your entrepreneurial career and new business. It doesn’t cover the logistical or administrative tasks but it does focus on the most important aspect of how to achieve customer adoption and retention. In their terms,…


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Business Personal Development

7 Habits of Highly Effective People – Stephen Covey

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24 July 2018

Principles

The book 7 Habits of Highly Effective People is one of those seminal pieces of work that everyone should read. It is not a business book, it is not a marriage help book, it is not a parenting book and it is not a friendship book. It is a book…


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Being Indie: A No Holds Barred, Self-Publishing Guide for Indie Authors

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23 July 2018

Self-Publishing
This is a valuable little book for Indie Authors to help them appreciate the road ahead from when they finish writing their manuscript, to preparing a book for sale, and then developing their online presence and marketing strategy.

The book is divided into 3 main Parts: i) Pre-Publishing, ii) Building…

Peter Donnelly
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