• Knife & Fork: Visual Identities for Restaurants, Food & Beverages
    Knife & Fork: Visual Identities for Restaurants, Food & Beverages
    ISBN: 9783899555356
    Title: Knife & Fork: Visual Identities for Restaurants, Food & Beverages
    Author: KLANTEN ROBERT

    The hot topics of eating and drinking are spawning a range of small, creative companies with innovative concepts. These enterprises are making their own mustards, distilling their own liquor, selling handmade marmalades, or serving grandma's cake recipes in new ways. Although based on very different ideas, the businesses are all defined by their originality and personal character, which are then reflected and communicated in eye-catching visual identities. These start with names, logos, fonts, and colours and culminate in product, packaging, and shop design. This book is a showcase of these unconventional visual identities and design concepts.

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $90.00
    $90.00
  • Law's Strangest Cases: Extraordinary But True Tales From Over Five Centuries of Legal History
    Law's Strangest Cases: Extraordinary But True Tales From Over Five Centuries of Legal History
    ISBN: 9781911622352
    Title: Law's Strangest Cases: Extraordinary But True Tales From Over Five Centuries of Legal History
    Author: SEDDON PETER

    A rollicking collection of barely believable stories from five centuries of legal history - you'll be gripped by these tales of murder, intrigue, crime, punishment and the pursuit of justice. Meet the only dead parrot ever to give evidence in a court of law, the doctor with the worst bedside manner of all time, the murderess who collected money from her mummified victim for 21 years, and explore one of the most indigestible dilemmas - if you'd been shipwrecked 2,000 miles from home, would you have eaten Parker the cabin boy? The tales within these pages are bizarre, fascinating, hilarious and, most importantly, true. Revised, redesigned and updated for a new generation of legal eagles, this book is the perfect gift for lawyers, armchair detectives and true crime afficionados everywhere.

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $23.00
    $23.00
  • Laws of Human Nature
    Laws of Human Nature
    ISBN: 9781781259191
    Title: Laws of Human Nature
    Author: GREENE ROBERT

    WINNER OF THE INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS BOOK AWARD 2019Robert Greene is a master guide for millions of readers, distilling ancient wisdom and philosophy into essential texts for seekers of power, understanding and mastery. Now he turns to the most important subject of all - understanding people's drives and motivations, even when they are unconscious of them themselves.We are social animals. Our very lives depend on our relationships with people. Knowing why people do what they do is the most important tool we can possess, without which our other talents can only take us so far. Drawing from the ideas and examples of Pericles, Queen Elizabeth I, Martin Luther King Jr, and many others, Greene teaches us how to detach ourselves from our own emotions and master self-control, how to develop the empathy that leads to insight, how to look behind people's masks, and how to resist conformity to develop your singular sense of purpose. Whether at work, in relationships, or in shaping the world around you, The Laws of Human Nature offers brilliant tactics for success, self-improvement, and self-defence.

    Format: Trade paperback
    Price: $37.00
    $37.00
  • Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together & Others Don't
    Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together & Others Don't
    ISBN: 9780670923175
    Title: Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together & Others Don't
    Author: SINEK SIMON

    Finally in paperback: the New York Times bestseller by the acclaimed, bestselling author of Start With Why and Together is Better. Now with an expanded chapter and appendix on leading millennials, based on Simon Sinek's viral video "Millenials in the workplace" (150+ million views).

    Imagine a world where almost everyone wakes up inspired to go to work, feels trusted and valued during the day, then returns home feeling fulfilled. This is not a crazy, idealized notion. Today, in many successful organizations, great leaders create environments in which people naturally work together to do remarkable things.

    In his work with organizations around the world, Simon Sinek noticed that some teams trust each other so deeply that they would literally put their lives on the line for each other. Other teams, no matter what incentives are offered, are doomed to infighting, fragmentation and failure. Why?

    The answer became clear during a conversation with a Marine Corps general. "Officers eat last," he said. Sinek watched as the most junior Marines ate first while the most senior Marines took their place at the back of the line. What's symbolic in the chow hall is deadly serious on the battlefield: Great leaders sacrifice their own comfort--even their own survival--for the good of those in their care.
    & & & &
    Too many workplaces are driven by cynicism, paranoia, and self-interest. But the best ones foster trust and cooperation because their leaders build what Sinek calls a "Circle of Safety" that separates the security inside the team from the challenges outside.

    Sinek illustrates his ideas with fascinating true stories that range from the military to big business, from government to investment banking.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $28.00
    $28.00
  • Leaders Myth & Reality
    Leaders Myth & Reality
    ISBN: 9780241336342
    Title: Leaders Myth & Reality
    Author: MCCHRYSTAL STANLEY ; EGGERS JEFF ; MANGONE JASON

    Retired four-star general Stan McChrystal has studied leadership his whole adult life, from his first day at West Point to his most recent work with the corporate clients of the McChrystal Group. In this follow-up to his bestsellers My Share of the Task andTeam of Teams, McChrystal explores what leadership really means, debunking the many myths that have surrounded the concept. He focuses on thirteen great leaders, showing that the lessons we commonly draw from their lives are seldom the correct ones.

    Taking leadership lessons from Walt Disney, Coco Chanel, Maximilien Robespierre, Abu Musab Zarkawi, Margaret Thatcher, Albert Einstein, Leonard Bernstein, Martin Luther and many more, ultimately, McChrystal posits that different environments will require different leaders, and that followers will choose the leader they need. Aspiring leaders will be best served not by cultivating a standard set of textbook leadership qualities, but by learning to discern what is required in each situation.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $30.00
    $30.00
  • Leadership Is Language The Hidden Power of What You Say & What You Don't
    Leadership Is Language The Hidden Power of What You Say & What You Don't
    ISBN: 9780241373668
    Title: Leadership Is Language The Hidden Power of What You Say & What You Don't
    Author: MARQUET L DAVID


    Few of us realize that our language in the workplace inhibits creative problem-solving and escalates uncertainty and stress. In both high-pressure situations and everyday scenarios, in each meeting and email, we have the opportunity to empower our colleagues by using the right words.


    In Leadership Is Language, Former US navy captain David Marquet expands on his bestselling leadership book Turn the Ship Around! and shows managers and leaders the next step in their development: how to enable their team through communication.


    Marquet outlines a set of principles and tools that help leaders inspire their people to take responsibility and address challenges without waiting to be told what to do, highlighting how small changes in language can lead to dramatic changes in a team's success and happiness.


    Praise for Turn the Ship Around!:


    'I don't know of a finer model of this kind of empowering leadership than Captain Marquet. And in the pages that follow you will find a model for your pathway' Stephen R. Covey, author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

    'To say I'm a fan of David Marquet would be an understatement... I'm a fully fledged groupie. He is the kind of leader who comes around only once a generation. He is the kind of leader who doesn't just know how to lead, he knows how to build leaders. His ideas and lessons are invaluable to anyone who wants to build an organization that will outlive them' Simon Sinek, optimist and author of Start with Why



    Format: Trade paperback
    Price: $38.00
    $38.00
  • Leadership Strategy & Tactics Field Manual
    Leadership Strategy & Tactics Field Manual
    ISBN: 9781760787714
    Title: Leadership Strategy & Tactics Field Manual
    Author: WILLINK JOCKO

    In the military, a field manual provides instructions in simple, clear, step-by-step language to help soldiers complete their mission. In the civilian sector, books offer information on everything from fixing a leaky faucet to developing an effective workout program to cooking a good steak.But what if you are promoted into a new position leading your former peers? What if you don't get selected for the leadership position you wanted? How do you overcome imposter syndrome, when you aren't sure you should be leading? As a leader, how do you judiciously dole out punishment? What about reward? How do you build trust with your both your superiors and your subordinates? How do you deliver truthful criticism up and down the chain of command in a tactful and positive way? These are all questions about leadership - the most complex of all human endeavors. And while there are books out there that provide solid leadership principles, books like Extreme Ownership and The Dichotomy of Leadership, there is no leadership field manual that provides a direct, situational, pragmatic how-to guide that anyone can instantly put to use. That is what this book is: a rapid reference manual that explains how to take leadership theory, quickly translate that theory into applicable strategy, and then put leadership into action at a tactical level. This book is the solution that leaders at every level need - not just to understand the leadership game, but also how to play the leadership game, and win it.

    Format: Trade paperback
    Price: $38.00
    $38.00
  • Lean In: Women, Work, & the Will to Lead
    Lean In: Women, Work, & the Will to Lead
    ISBN: 9780753541647
    Title: Lean In: Women, Work, & the Will to Lead
    Author: SANDBERG SHERYL


    Sheryl Sandbergâe(tm)s Lean In is a massive cultural phenomenon and its title has become an instant catchphrase for empowering women. The book soared to the top of bestseller lists internationally, igniting global conversations about women and ambition. Sandberg packed theatres, dominated opinion pages, appeared on every major television show and on the cover of Time magazine, and sparked ferocious debate about women and leadership.


    Ask most women whether they have the right to equality at work and the answer will be a resounding yes, but ask the same women whether they'd feel confident asking for a raise, a promotion, or equal pay, and some reticence creeps in.


    The statistics, although an improvement on previous decades, are certainly not in women's favour âe" of 197 heads of state, only twenty-two are women. Women hold just 20 percent of seats in parliaments globally, and in the world of big business, a meagre eighteen of the Fortune 500 CEOs are women.


    In Lean In, Sheryl Sandberg âe" Facebook COO and one of Fortune magazine's Most Powerful Women in Business âe" draws on her own experience of working in some of the world's most successful businesses and looks at what women can do to help themselves, and make the small changes in their life that can effect change on a more universal scale.



    Format: Paperback
    Price: $28.00
    $28.00
  • Lean Startup: How Constant Innovation Creates Radically Successful Businesses
    Lean Startup: How Constant Innovation Creates Radically Successful Businesses
    ISBN: 9780670921607
    Title: Lean Startup: How Constant Innovation Creates Radically Successful Businesses
    Author: RIES ERIC

    'If you are an entrepreneur, read this book. If you are thinking about becoming an entrepreneur, read this book. If you are just curious about entrepreneurship, read this book.'& Randy Komisar, founding director of TiVoMost new businesses fail. But many of those failures are preventable.The Lean Startup is a new approach to business that's being adopted around the world. It is changing the way companies are built and new products are launched.The Lean Startup is about learning what your customers really want. It's about testing your vision continuously, adapting and adjusting before it's too late.Now is the time to think Lean.'Eric Ries has created a science where previously there was only art. A must-read for every serious entrepreneur - and every manager interested in innovation.'Marc Andreessen, cofounder of Andreessen Horowitz, Opsware, and Netscape'the Lean Startup will change the way we think about entrepreneurship.'Tom Eisenmann, professor of entrepreneurship, Harvard Business Schoolwww.theleanstartup.com

    Format: Trade paperback
    Price: $37.00
    $37.00
  • Leapfroggers
    Leapfroggers
    ISBN: 9789352779413
    Title: Leapfroggers
    Author: SANDLAS V. P.


    Format: Paperback
    Price: $44.00
    $44.00
  • Legacy: What the All Blacks Can Teach Us About the Business of Life
    Legacy: What the All Blacks Can Teach Us About the Business of Life
    ISBN: 9781472103536
    Title: Legacy: What the All Blacks Can Teach Us About the Business of Life
    Author: KERR JAMES

    Champions do extra. They sweep the sheds. They follow the spearhead. They keep a blue head. They are good ancestors. In "Legacy," bestselling author James Kerr goes deep into the heart of the world s most successful sporting team, the legendary All Blacks of New Zealand, to reveal 15 powerful and practical lessons for leadership and business." Legacy" is a unique, inspiring handbook for leaders in all fields, and asks: What are the secrets of success sustained success? How do you achieve world-class standards, day after day, week after week, year after year? How do you handle pressure? How do you train to win at the highest level? What do you leave behind you after you re gone? What will be your legacy?"

    Format: Trade paperback
    Price: $35.00
    $35.00
  • Let My People Go Surfing: The Education of a Reluctant Businessman, Completely Revised & Updated
    Let My People Go Surfing: The Education of a Reluctant Businessman, Completely Revised & Updated
    ISBN: 9780143109679
    Title: Let My People Go Surfing: The Education of a Reluctant Businessman, Completely Revised & Updated
    Author: CHOUINARD YVON & KLEIN NAOMI (FOREWORD BY)

    In his long-awaited memoir, Yvon Chouinard-legendary climber, businessman, environmentalist, and founder of Patagonia, Inc.-shares the persistence and courage that have gone into being head of one of the most respected and environmentally responsible companies on earth. From his youth as the son of a French Canadian blacksmith to the thrilling, ambitious climbing expeditions that inspired his innovative designs for the sport's equipment, Let My People Go Surfing is the story of a man who brought doing good and having grand adventures into the heart of his business life-a book that will deeply affect entrepreneurs and outdoor enthusiasts alike.


    With a Preface to the Second Edition, Introduction, and Epilogue read by the Author

    Format: Trade paperback
    Price: $37.00
    $37.00
  • Logo Design
    Logo Design
    ISBN: 9783836556347
    Title: Logo Design
    Author: WIEDEMANN JULIUS

    Sure signs: Diverse logos from around the world A good logo can glamorize just about anything. Now available in our popular Klotz format, this sweeping compendium gathers diverse brand markers from around the world to explore the irrepressible power of graphic representation. Organized into chapters by theme, the catalog explores how text, image, and ideas distil into a logo across events, fashion, media, music, and retailers. Featuring work from both star names and lesser-known mavericks, this is an excellent reference for students and professionals in design and marketing, as well as for anyone interested in the visuals and philosophy behind brand identity. Text in English, French, and German

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $45.00
    $45.00
  • Management Tips From Harvard Business Review
    Management Tips From Harvard Business Review
    ISBN: 9781633694279
    Title: Management Tips From Harvard Business Review
    Author: HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW


    As a manager, you're shouldering more and more responsibilities--from maximizing your team's performance to increasing your company's market share to building profitable customer relationships. On top of all that, you need to orchestrate your own time and keep your career on track.


    The challenges are stacking up--but you've got less and less time to figure out how to tackle them.


    How are you supposed to resolve this dilemma? Happily, help is on the way: the new Management Tips from the Harvard Business Review.


    This concise, handy guide is packed with quick tips on a broad range of topics, organized into three major skills every manager must master:

    • Managing yourself
    • Managing your team
    • Managing your business

    Drawing from HBR's popular Management Tip of the Day, the book puts the best management practices and insights, from top thinkers in the field, right at your fingertips. Pick it up any time you have a few minutes to spare, and you'll have a fresh, powerful idea you can immediately put into action.


    You may not be able to do much about being time-starved. But with Management Tips from the Harvard Business Review as your guide, you'll stand the best chance of succeeding in your role as a manager.



    Format: Paperback
    Price: $25.00
    $25.00
  • Measure What Matters
    Measure What Matters
    ISBN: 9780241348482
    Title: Measure What Matters
    Author: DOERR JOHN & DUGGAN KRIS

    Measure What Matters is a revolutionary approach to business that has been adopted by some of Silicon Valley's most successful startups. It is a movement that is behind the explosive growth of Intel, Google, Amazon and Uber and many more.

    Measure What Mattersis about using Objectives and Key Results (or OKRs) to make tough choices on business priorities. It's about communicating these objectives throughout the company from entry level to CEO and it's about collecting timely, relevant data to track progress - to measure what matters.

    When Google first started out, its founders had amazing technology, entrepreneurial energy and sky-high ambition but no business plan. John Doerr taught them a proven approach to operating excellence that has helped them achieve greatness. He has since shared OKRs with more than fifty companies with outstanding success.

    In this book, Larry Page, Bill Gates, Bono, Sheryl Sandberg and many more explain how OKRs have helped them exceed all expectations and run their organisations with focus and agility.

    Format: Trade paperback
    Price: $40.00
    $40.00
  • Medium Is the Massage: An Inventory of Effects
    Medium Is the Massage: An Inventory of Effects
    ISBN: 9780141035826
    Title: Medium Is the Massage: An Inventory of Effects
    Author: MCLUHAN MARSHALL

    Marshall McLuhan is the man who predicted the all-pervasive rise of the modern mass media.  Blending text, image and photography, his 1960s classic The Medium is the Massage illustrates how the growth of technology utterly reshapes society, personal lives and sensory perceptions, so that we are effectively shaped by the means we use to communicate.  This concept, and his ideas such as rolling, up-to-the-minute news broadcasts and the media 'global village' have proved decades ahead of their time.

    Well known for coining the term 'Global Village', Marshall McLuhan's thinking was, and still is, revolutionary. His theories, many of which are illustrated in this astonishing 'inventory of effects', force us to question how modes of communication have shaped society. This is an astonishing work by a truly astonishing man. "The Penguin on Design" series includes the works of creative thinkers whose writings on art, design and the media have changed our vision forever. This is one of four books in that series.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $26.00
    $26.00
  • Meet the Frugalwoods: Achieving Financial Independence Through Simple Living
    Meet the Frugalwoods: Achieving Financial Independence Through Simple Living
    ISBN: 9780062668134
    Title: Meet the Frugalwoods: Achieving Financial Independence Through Simple Living
    Author: WILLARD THAMES ELIZABETH


    The deeply personal story of how award-winning personal finance blogger Elizabeth Willard Thames abandoned a successful career in the city and embraced frugality to create a more meaningful, purpose-driven life, and retire to a homestead in the Vermont woods at age thirty-two with her husband and daughter.


    In 2014, Elizabeth and Nate Thames were conventional 9-5 young urban professionals. But the couple had a dream to become modern-day homesteaders in rural Vermont. Determined to retire as early as possible in order to start living each day--as opposed to wishing time away working for the weekends--they enacted a plan to save an enormous amount of money: well over seventy percent of their joint take home pay. Dubbing themselves the Frugalwoods, Elizabeth began documenting their unconventional frugality and the resulting wholesale lifestyle transformation on their eponymous blog.


    In less than three years, Elizabeth and Nate reached their goal. Today, they are financially independent and living out their dream on a sixty-six-acre homestead in the woods of rural Vermont with their young daughter. While frugality makes their lifestyle possible, it's also what brings them peace and genuine happiness. They don't stress out about impressing people with their material possessions, buying the latest gadgets, or keeping up with any Joneses. In the process, Elizabeth discovered the self-confidence and liberation that stems from disavowing our culture's promise that we can buy our way to "the good life." Elizabeth unlocked the freedom of a life no longer beholden to the clarion call to consume ever-more products at ever-higher sums.


    Meet the Frugalwoods is the intriguing story of how Elizabeth and Nate realized that the mainstream path wasn't for them, crafted a lifestyle of sustainable frugality, and reached financial independence at age thirty-two. While not everyone wants to live in the woods, or quit their jobs, many of us want to have more control over our time and money and lead more meaningful, simplified lives. Following their advice, you too can live your best life.



    Format: Hardback
    Price: $44.00
    $44.00
  • Mentors: How to Help & Be Helped
    Mentors: How to Help & Be Helped
    ISBN: 9781509850884
    Title: Mentors: How to Help & Be Helped
    Author: BRAND RUSSELL


    Russell Brand explores the idea of mentoring and shares what he's learned from the guidance of his own helpers, heroes and mentors.


    Could happiness lie in helping others and being open to accepting help yourself?Mentors- the follow up to theNew York Times bestsellerRecovery- describes the benefits of seeking and offering help.


    "I have mentors in every area of my life, as a comic, a dad, a recovering drug addict, a spiritual being and as a man who believes that we, as individuals and the great globe itself, are works in progress and that through a chain of mentorship we can improve individually and globally, together . . . One of the unexpected advantages my drug addiction granted is that the process of recovery that I practise includes a mentorship tradition.


    "I will encourage you to find mentors of your own and explain how you may better use the ones you already have. Furthermore, I will tell you about my experiences mentoring others and how invaluable that has been on my ongoing journey to self-acceptance and how it has helped me to transform from a bewildered and volatile vagabond to a (mostly) present and (usually) focussed husband and father."--Russell Brand


    Mentors: How to Help and Be Helped describes the impact that a series of significant people have had on the author - from the wayward youths he tried to emulate growing up in Essex, through the first ex-junkie sage, to the people he turns to today to help him be a better father. It explores how we all - consciously and unconsciously - choose guides, mentors and heroes throughout our lives and examines the new perspectives they can bring.



    Format: Hardback
    Price: $28.00
    $28.00
  • Mid-century Ads
    Mid-century Ads
    ISBN: 9783836528344
    Title: Mid-century Ads
    Author: HEIMANN JIM & HELLER STEVEN


    Consumerism galore in mid-century advertising

    In this TASCHEN 25 edition, you'll find ads for cars, travel, technology, liquor, cigarettes, movies, appliances, furniture, war bonds, toothpaste, you name it-the full spectrum of products and services available to the eager American consumer. These ads paint a fascinating picture of the colorful capitalism that dominated the spirit of the 50s and 60s, from the height of pro-American McCarthyism to the carefree booze-and-cigarettes Mad Men era. Bursting with fresh, crisp colors, these ads have been digitally mastered to look as bright and new as the day they first hit the newsstands.



    Format: Slipcased
    Price: $90.00
    $90.00
  • Mid-century Ads
    Mid-century Ads
    ISBN: 9783836556323
    Title: Mid-century Ads
    Author: HEIMANN JIM

    Mad for ads: Advertising for the Space Age Gleaned from thousands of images, this book offers the best of American print advertising in the age of the "Big Idea." From the height of American consumerism, bold and colorful campaigns paint a fascinating portrait of the 1950s and 60s, as concerns about the Cold War gave way to the carefree booze-and-cigarettes capitalism of the Mad Men era. Digitally remastered for optimum reproduction quality, the ads burst with crisp fonts and colors, as well as a sexy sense of possibility, beguiling their audience to buy everything from guns to girdles, cars to toothpaste, air travel to home appliances. At turns startling, amusing and inspiring, this panorama of mid-century marketing is at once an evocative period piece and a showcase of design innovation and advertising wit. Text in English, French, and German

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $45.00
    $45.00
  • Moments of Truth
    Moments of Truth
    ISBN: 9780060915803
    Title: Moments of Truth
    Author: CARLZON JAN

    The president and CEO of Scandinavia Airlines (SAS) shows how to adapt to the new customer-driven economy.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $38.00
    $38.00
  • Monocle Guide to Good Business
    Monocle Guide to Good Business
    ISBN: 9783899555370
    Title: Monocle Guide to Good Business
    Author: MONOCLE

    The Monocle Guide to Work follows up on the success of The Monocle Guide to Better Living. The book offers multifaceted perspectives on the world of work today and in the future--from compelling business ideas to inspiring company cultures. Ever since the launch of Monocle in 2007 this highly successful global magazine and media brand has championed a clear and new take on the world of work It has encouraged its readers to start their own businesses, do the thing that makes them feel fulfilled (even if it means ditching a comfortable corporate salary), and find places to build their HQ that deliver a good quality of life too. The magazine's belief in making things (and making them well), using your hands, doing an apprenticeship, and keeping things small and tight has linked perfectly with a community of entrepreneurs who are determined to find their own way in the world --and know that this will allow them to run their lives in new and fresh ways. These developments are also expressed in the maker movement, new shared spaces, and unusual business schools. So it was a natural step for the magazine's team to create The Monocle Guide to Work. This guide is not your traditional business book, but it does give advice on how to go from clever fledgling idea to success story and introduces people with inspiring stories. The Monocle Guide to Work is also a picture-rich journey for anyone who runs a company, wants to run a company, or wishes their boss had some new ideas It will even tell you why you need an office dog. From the best business neighborhoods to the sturdiest desks, this book will have you planning a new career --or at least fixing your office. It's a book that should be thumbed and used. It's a manual and a manifesto, a guide and a good read.

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $110.00
    $110.00
  • Natural Capitalism
    Natural Capitalism
    ISBN: 9781844071708
    Title: Natural Capitalism
    Author: HAWKEN LOVINS & LOVINS

    On its first publication 10 years ago, Natural Capitalism rocked the world of business with its innovative new approach - an approach that fused ecological integrity with business acumen using the radical concept of natural capitalism.This 10th-anniversary edition features a new Preface by Amory B. Lovins and Paul Hawken which updates the story to include the successes of the last decade. It clearly sets out the path that we must now take to ensure the future prosperity of our civilisation and our planet.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $45.00
    $45.00
  • Negotiating the Impossible: How to Break Deadlocks & Resolve Ugly Conflicts (without Money or Muscle)
    Negotiating the Impossible: How to Break Deadlocks & Resolve Ugly Conflicts (without Money or Muscle)
    ISBN: 9781523095483
    Title: Negotiating the Impossible: How to Break Deadlocks & Resolve Ugly Conflicts (without Money or Muscle)
    Author: MALHOTRA DEEPAK

    Negotiating the Impossible guides readers through deadlock with practical advice, and shares stories of successful negotiation to make the hopeless feel hopeful

    Some negotiations are easy. Others are more difficult. And then there are situations that seem completely hopeless. Conflict is escalating, people are getting aggressive, and no one is willing to back down. And to top it off, you have little power or other resources to work with. Harvard professor and negotiation adviser Deepak Malhotra shows how to defuse even the most potentially explosive situations and to find success when things seem impossible. Malhotra identifies three broad approaches for breaking deadlocks and resolving conflicts, and draws out scores of actionable lessons using behind-the-scenes stories of fascinating real-life negotiations, including drafting of the US Constitution, resolving the Cuban Missile Crisis, ending bitter disputes in the NFL and NHL, and beating the odds in complex business situations. But he also shows how these same principles and tactics can be applied in everyday life, whether you are making corporate deals, negotiating job offers, resolving business disputes, tackling obstacles in personal relationships, or even negotiating with children. As Malhotra reminds us, regardless of the context or which issues are on the table, negotiation is always, fundamentally, about human interaction. No matter how high the stakes or how protracted the dispute, the object of negotiation is to engage with other human beings in a way that leads to better understandings and agreements. The principles and strategies in this book will help you do this more effectively in every situation.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $40.00

    $40.00
  • Negotiation
    Negotiation
    ISBN: 9781848319370
    Title: Negotiation
    Author: PRESMAN GAVIN

    We all need to negotiate in our professional and personal lives whether it s devising agreements with clients or solving issues with our family. The implications of these negotiations can be huge, and if we miss the opportunity to negotiate or handle the conversation poorly, we lose out.
    In "Negotiation," Gavin Presman shares his negotiation strategy, developed from over 25 years of experience, research and training. With an ethical and mutually-beneficial approach, he shows you how to prepare for and engage in every negotiation to achieve better results for yourself and others.
    With step-by-step guidance, illustrative examples and checklists that you can refer back to, this is a practical and empowering guide that will improve the negotiating skills of any reader, enhancing personal and professional relationships in the process."

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $23.00
    $23.00
  • Neuroscience of Selling: Proven Sales Secrets to Win over the Buyer's Brain
    Neuroscience of Selling: Proven Sales Secrets to Win over the Buyer's Brain
    ISBN: 9781492689485
    Title: Neuroscience of Selling: Proven Sales Secrets to Win over the Buyer's Brain
    Author: ASHER JOHN


    A revolutionary way to increase your sales


    Sales is not just about logic and emotion. Extraordinary salespeople are top earners because they understand the deeper levels of the brain and how buyers think.


    Global sales expert John Asher explores these hidden biases and brain stimuli, and provides tips and techniques to:

    • Increase your likeability
    • Steer a profitable conversation
    • Stand out from the competition
    • Win customers for life

    Discover real sales success and bring new value to your company



    Format: Hardback
    Price: $30.00
    $30.00
  • Nine Lies about Work: A Freethinking Leader's Guide to the Real World
    Nine Lies about Work: A Freethinking Leader's Guide to the Real World
    ISBN: 9781633696303
    Title: Nine Lies about Work: A Freethinking Leader's Guide to the Real World
    Author: BUCKINGHAM MARCUS & GOODALL ASHLEY


    You crave feedback. Your organization's culture is the key to its success. Strategic planning is essential. Your competencies should be measured and your weaknesses shored up. Leadership is a thing.


    These may sound like basic truths of our work lives today. But actually, they're lies. As strengths guru and bestselling author Marcus Buckingham and Cisco Leadership and Team Intelligence head Ashley Goodall show in this provocative, inspiring book, there are some big lies--distortions, faulty assumptions, wrong thinking--that we encounter every time we show up for work. Nine lies, to be exact. They cause dysfunction and frustration, ultimately resulting in workplaces that are a pale shadow of what they could be.


    But there are those who can get past the lies and discover what's real. These freethinking leaders recognize the power and beauty of our individual uniqueness. They know that emergent patterns are more valuable than received wisdom and that evidence is more powerful than dogma.


    With engaging stories and incisive analysis, the authors reveal the essential truths that such freethinking leaders will recognize immediately: that it is the strength and cohesiveness of your team, not your company's culture, that matter most; that we should focus less on top-down planning and more on giving our people reliable, real-time intelligence; that rather than trying to align people's goals we should strive to align people's sense of purpose and meaning; that people don't want constant feedback, they want helpful attention.


    This is the real world of work, as it is and as it should be. Nine Lies About Work reveals the few core truths that will help you show just how good you are to those who truly rely on you.



    Format: Hardback
    Price: $60.00
    $60.00
  • No Hard Feelings: Emotions at Work & How They Help Us Succeed
    No Hard Feelings: Emotions at Work & How They Help Us Succeed
    ISBN: 9780241328705
    Title: No Hard Feelings: Emotions at Work & How They Help Us Succeed
    Author: FOSSLIEN LIZ, WEST MOLLIE

    Wall Street Journal Bestseller

    Next Big Idea Club selection―chosen by Malcolm Gladwell, Susan Cain, Dan Pink, and Adam Grant as one of the "two most groundbreaking new nonfiction reads of the season "

    "A must-read that topples the idea that emotions don't belong in the workplace."
    --Susan Cain, author of Quiet

    A hilarious guide to effectively expressing your emotions at the office, finding fulfillment, and defining work-life balance on your own terms.

    How do you stop the office grouch from ruining your day? How do you enjoy a vacation without obsessing about the unanswered emails in your inbox? If you're a boss, what should you do when your new, eager hire wants to follow you on Instagram?

    The modern workplace can be an emotional minefield, filled with confusing power structures and unwritten rules. We're expected to be authentic, but not too authentic. Professional, but not stiff. Friendly, but not an oversharer. Easier said than done

    As both organizational consultants and regular people, we know what it's like to experience uncomfortable emotions at work - everything from mild jealousy and insecurity to panic and rage. Ignoring or suppressing what you feel hurts your health and productivity -- but so does letting your emotions run wild.

    Our goal in this book is to teach you how to figure out which emotions to toss, which to keep to yourself, and which to express in order to be both happier and more effective. We'll share some surprising new strategies, such as:
    * Be selectively vulnerable Be honest about how you feel, but don't burden others with your deepest problems.
    * Remember that your feelings aren't facts What we say isn't always what we mean. In times of conflict and miscommunication, try to talk about your emotions without getting emotional.
    * Be less passionate about your job Taking a chill pill can actually make you healthier and more focused.

    Drawing on what we've learned from behavioral economics, psychology, and our own experiences at countless organizations, we'll show you how to bring your best self (and your whole self) to work every day.

    Format: Trade paperback
    Price: $40.00

    $40.00
  • Only Book You Will Ever Need on Branding to Start, Run & Grow Your Business
    Only Book You Will Ever Need on Branding to Start, Run & Grow Your Business
    ISBN: 9781472136077
    Title: Only Book You Will Ever Need on Branding to Start, Run & Grow Your Business
    Author: PUOLAKKA LIISA ; MAANDAG MICHIEL

    This no-nonsense book is for anyone who wants to create a winning brand without drowning in theory.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $29.00
    $29.00
  • Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, & Finding Joy
    Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, & Finding Joy
    ISBN: 9780753548295
    Title: Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, & Finding Joy
    Author: SANDBERG SHERYL & GRANT ADAM

    In 2015 Sheryl Sandberg's husband, Dave Goldberg, died suddenly at the age of forty-eight. Sandberg and her two young children were devastated, and she was certain that their lives would never have real joy or meaning again.

    Just weeks later, Sandberg was talking with a friend about the first father-child activity without a father. They came up with a plan for someone to fill in. "But I want Dave," she cried. Her friend put his arm around her and said, "Option A is not available. So let's just kick the shit out of Option B."

    Everyone experiences some form of Option B. We all deal with loss- jobs lost, loves lost, lives lost. The question is not whether these things will happen but how we face them when they do.

    Thoughtful, honest, revealing and warm, OPTION Bweaves Sandberg's experiences coping with adversity with new findings from Adam Grant and other social scientists. The book features stories of people who recovered from personal and professional hardship, including illness, injury, divorce, job loss, sexual assault and imprisonment. These people did more than recover-many of them became stronger.

    OPTION B offers compelling insights for dealing with hardships in our own lives and helping others in crisis. It turns out that post-traumatic growth is common-even after the most devastating experiences many people don't just bounce back but actually bounce forward. And pre-traumatic growth is also possible- people can build resilience even if they have not experienced tragedy. Sandberg and Grant explore how we can raise strong children, create resilient communities and workplaces, and find meaning, love and joy in our lives.

    "Dave's death changed me in very profound ways," Sandberg writes. "I learned about the depths of sadness and the brutality of loss. But I also learned that when life sucks you under, you can kick against the bottom, break the surface and breathe again."

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $28.00
    $28.00
  • Passion Economy: The New Rules for Thriving in the Twenty-First Century
    Passion Economy: The New Rules for Thriving in the Twenty-First Century
    ISBN: 9781473683662
    Title: Passion Economy: The New Rules for Thriving in the Twenty-First Century
    Author: DAVIDSON ADAM

    An indispensable roadmap and a refreshingly optimistic take on our economic future: Award-winning New Yorker staff writer and brilliant creator of NPR's PLANET MONEY shows us how the 21st century economic paradigm offers unprecedented opportunities for curious, ambitious individuals to combine the things they love with their careers.From 'Focus on Intimacy at Scale' to 'Find Your Valuable Five Percent' and 'The Harder Your Core Customer Is to Reach, The Better You Will Do', Adam Davidson lays down the Ground Rules for success in the new economy.Drawing on inspiring case studies - a sweatshop-owner's daughter fighting for better working conditions, an Amish craftsman meeting the technological needs of his fellow farmers - as well as the latest academic research, he shows us how the twentieth-century economy of scale has given way in this century to an economy of passion. Davidson's special talent for breaking down daunting economic terminology and making theory accessible have won him not only respect as an economics guru but also most of broadcast journalism's highest honours. In this breath-of-fresh-air book, he inspires us all to see that with intimacy, insight, attention, automation, and of course, passion, we can succeed in this new economic world.

    Format: Trade paperback
    Price: $38.00
    $38.00
  • Persuaders: the Hidden Industry that Wants to Change Your Mind
    Persuaders: the Hidden Industry that Wants to Change Your Mind
    ISBN: 9781848316607
    Title: Persuaders: the Hidden Industry that Wants to Change Your Mind
    Author: GARVEY JAMES

    In a philosophical polemic in the tradition of "On Bullshit, " James Garvey mourns the death of proper debate and reminds us of the value of rational argument. Philosopher James Garveydescribed by the "Guardian" as having "a delicious style, often very funny, and a trick of ushering the reader right inside his thought experiments"writes clearly and entertainingly about the dangers we face when we lose our grip on persuasion by rational means.
    But "The Persuaders" isn't just a requiem for rationality. It's a call to think again about the way we think now."

    Format: Trade paperback
    Price: $35.00
    $35.00
  • Phoenix Project: a Novel About It, Devops & Helping Your Business Win
    Phoenix Project: a Novel About It, Devops & Helping Your Business Win
    ISBN: 9780988262508
    Title: Phoenix Project: a Novel About It, Devops & Helping Your Business Win
    Author: KIM GENE & BEHR KEVIN & SPAFFORD GEORGE

    Bill is an IT manager at Parts Unlimited. It's Tuesday morning and on his drive into the office, Bill gets a call from the CEO. The company's new IT initiative, code named Phoenix Project, is critical to the future of Parts Unlimited, but the project is massively over budget and very late. The CEO wants Bill to report directly to him and fix the mess in ninety days or else Bill's entire department will be outsourced. With the help of a prospective board member and his mysterious philosophy of The Three Ways, Bill starts to see that IT work has more in common with manufacturing plant work than he ever imagined. With the clock ticking, Bill must organize work flow streamline interdepartmental communications, and effectively serve the other business functions at Parts Unlimited. In a fast-paced and entertaining style, three luminaries of the DevOps movement deliver a story that anyone who works in IT will recognize. Readers will not only learn how to improve their own IT organizations, they'll never view IT the same way again.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $42.00
    $42.00
  • Phoenix Project: A Novel About It, DevOps & Helping Your Business Win
    Phoenix Project: A Novel About It, DevOps & Helping Your Business Win
    ISBN: 9781942788294
    Title: Phoenix Project: A Novel About It, DevOps & Helping Your Business Win
    Author: KIM GENE & BEHR KEVIN & SPAFFORD GEORGE

    Bill is an IT manager at Parts Unlimited. It's Tuesday morning and on his drive into the office, Bill gets a call from the CEO.

    The company's new IT initiative, code named Phoenix Project, is critical to the future of Parts Unlimited, but the project is massively over budget and very late. The CEO wants Bill to report directly to him and fix the mess in ninety days or else Bill's entire department will be outsourced.

    With the help of a prospective board member and his mysterious philosophy of The Three Ways, Bill starts to see that IT work has more in common with manufacturing plant work than he ever imagined. With the clock ticking, Bill must organize work flow streamline interdepartmental communications, and effectively serve the other business functions at Parts Unlimited.

    In a fast-paced and entertaining style, three luminaries of the DevOps movement deliver a story that anyone who works in IT will recognize. Readers will not only learn how to improve their own IT organizations, they'll never view IT the same way again.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $50.00
    $50.00
  • Power of Moments: Why Certain Experiences Have Extraordinary Impact
    Power of Moments: Why Certain Experiences Have Extraordinary Impact
    ISBN: 9780552174459
    Title: Power of Moments: Why Certain Experiences Have Extraordinary Impact
    Author: HEATH CHIP & HEATH DAN

    THE NEW YORK TIMESBESTSELLER'Beautifully written, brilliantly researched' Angela Duckworth, bestselling author of GRIT'The most interesting, immediately actionable book I?ve read in quite a while... If life is a series of moments, the Heath brothers have transformed how I plan to spend mine' Adam Grant, bestselling author of ORIGINALSand OPTION B, with Sheryl Sandberg In this latest New York Times bestseller by the authors of Switchand Made to Stick, Chip and Dan Heath explore why certain brief experiences can jolt, elevate and change us - and how we can learn to create such extraordinary moments in our own life and work.What if a teacher could design a lesson that he knew his students would remember twenty years later? What if a doctor or nurse knew how to orchestrate moments that would bring more comfort to patients? What if you had a better sense of how to create memories that matter for your children? Many of the defining moments in our lives are the result of accident or luck - but why leave our most meaningful, memorable moments to chance when we can create them? In The Power of Moments, Chip and Dan Heath explore the stories of people who have created standout moments, from the owners who transformed an utterly mediocre hotel into one of the best-loved properties in Los Angeles by conjuring moments of magic for guests, to the scrappy team that turned around one of the worst elementary schools in the country by embracing an intervention that lasts less than an hour. Filled with remarkable tales and practical insights, The Power of Momentsproves we all have the power to transform ordinary experiences into unforgettable ones.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $30.00
    $30.00
  • Practical Guide to Persuasion: Influence Others & Lead Change
    Practical Guide to Persuasion: Influence Others & Lead Change
    ISBN: 9781785784712
    Title: Practical Guide to Persuasion: Influence Others & Lead Change
    Author: MCLEAN ANTHONY


    A Practical Guide to Persuasion uses psychology, expert advice and practical techniques to teach you how to influence the people around you in an ethical way.


    INCREASE YOUR PRESENCE by knowing when to talk and when to listen


    DEVELOP A STRATEGY FOR SUCCESS by preparing, planning and crafting opportunities


    SAVE TIME AND EFFORT by presenting the right content in the right context


    MAKE CHANGE HAPPEN by understanding what drives your audience



    Format: Paperback
    Price: $15.00
    $15.00
  • Practical Presentation Skills: Authenticity, Focus & Strength
    Practical Presentation Skills: Authenticity, Focus & Strength
    ISBN: 9781529303445
    Title: Practical Presentation Skills: Authenticity, Focus & Strength
    Author: JOHNSON BRANDT

    Deliver compelling presentations in any context, from a meeting with colleagues to a client pitch or keynote address.

    Whenever you talk to anyone, you are presenting yourself and your ideas to an audience. You are giving a presentation. This could be in person, on the phone, or via videoconference. In any case, both your content and your delivery contribute to the vitality and effectiveness of your message. Too many speakers fail to engage their audience and get their ideas across. Don't be one of them Practical Presentation Skills will help you master the three fundamental elements responsible for a presentation's success: authenticity, focus, and strength.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $28.00

    $28.00
  • Pre-suasion a Revolutionary Way to Influence & Persuade
    Pre-suasion a Revolutionary Way to Influence & Persuade
    ISBN: 9781847941435
    Title: Pre-suasion a Revolutionary Way to Influence & Persuade
    Author: CIALDINI ROBERT B


    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER


    'Timeless and indispensable.' Amy Cuddy, author of Presence
    'Utterly fascinating.' Adam Grant, author of Originals and Give and Take
    'Shockingly insightful.' Chip Heath, co-author of Switch and Made to Stick


    When it comes to persuasion, success can begin before you say a word.


    In his global bestseller Influence, Professor Robert Cialdini transformed the way we think about the craft of persuasion. Now he offers revelatory new insights into the art of winning people over: it isn't just what we say or how we say it that counts, but also what goes on in the moments before we speak.


    This is the world of 'pre-suasion', where subtle turns of phrase, seemingly insignificant visual cues, and apparently unimportant details of location can prime people to say 'yes' even before they are asked. And as Cialdini reveals, it's a world you can master. If you understand the tools of pre-suasion, you will better placed to win a debate, get support for an idea or cause, promote a campaign - even persuade yourself to do something you find difficult.


    Drawing on the latest research, and packed with fascinating case studies, Pre-Suasion is a masterclass in enhancing your powers of influence.



    'Mind-blowing.' Management Today
    'Accessible and intellectually rigorous.' Books of the Year, The Times
    'Fascinating, fluent and original.' Tim Harford, author of The Undercover Economist Strikes Back



    Format: Paperback
    Price: $30.00
    $30.00
  • Radical Candor: How to Get What You Want by Saying What You Mean
    Radical Candor: How to Get What You Want by Saying What You Mean
    ISBN: 9781529038347
    Title: Radical Candor: How to Get What You Want by Saying What You Mean
    Author: SCOTT KIM


    Featuring a new preface, afterword and Radically Candid Performance Review Bonus Chapter, the fully revised & updated edition of Radical Candor is packed with even more guidance to help you improve your relationships at work.


    'Reading Radical Candor will help you build, lead, and inspire teams to do the best work of their lives.' Sheryl Sandberg, author of Lean In.


    If you don't have anything nice to say then don't say anything at all . . . right?


    While this advice may work for home life, as Kim Scott has seen first hand, it is a disaster when adopted by managers in the work place.


    Scott earned her stripes as a highly successful manager at Google before moving to Apple where she developed a class on optimal management. Radical Candor draws directly on her experiences at these cutting edge companies to reveal a new approach to effective management that delivers huge success by inspiring teams to work better together by embracing fierce conversations.


    Radical Candor is the sweet spot between managers who are obnoxiously aggressive on the one side and ruinously empathetic on the other. It is about providing guidance, which involves a mix of praise as well as criticism - delivered to produce better results and help your employees develop their skills and increase success.


    Great bosses have a strong relationship with their employees, and Scott has identified three simple principles for building better relationships with your employees: make it personal, get stuff done, and understand why it matters.

    Radical Candor offers a guide to those bewildered or exhausted by management, written for bosses and those who manage bosses. Drawing on years of first-hand experience, and distilled clearly to give practical advice to the reader, Radical Candor shows you how to be successful while retaining your integrity and humanity. Radical Candor is the perfect handbook for those who are looking to find meaning in their job and create an environment where people love both their work and their colleagues, and are motivated to strive to ever greater success.



    Format: Paperback
    Price: $25.00
    $25.00
  • Rebel Ideas: The Power of Diverse Thinking
    Rebel Ideas: The Power of Diverse Thinking
    ISBN: 9781473613928
    Title: Rebel Ideas: The Power of Diverse Thinking
    Author: SYED MATTHEW


    Great teams rarely happen by accident; they happen by design. And that design is rooted in the motivational and strategic bonds that tie them together. But what makes true cohesion? How do you create the right combination of skills in team members? Does information flow between them in a fluent way? Are their actions harmoniously coordinated?


    In a journey to understand 'Superteams', this book takes us into the killing fields of Iraq after the 2003 invasion, the flourishing of knowledge in Renaissance Italy, the Death Zone at the summit of Mount Everest, a nuclear submarine patrolling the world's oceans, a rugby team dressed all in black, the high-tech industries of Silicon Valley, and in to the Manchester United dressing room during the reign of Sir Alex Ferguson. Drawing from the latest research in psychology, systems theory, economics, and neuroscience, Matthew Syed, the No.1 bestselling author of Black Box Thinking, shows how environments can be consciously engineered for teams to gel. And how, in high performing teams, the knowledge, ideas and information used by different individuals can yield successes far beyond the strategic skill or performance of any single member.


    In our increasingly complex world we all need to learn how to maximize our collective potential - across industry, the military, technology, business, politics, sport and academia - and turn our teams in to "Superteams".



    Format: Trade paperback
    Price: $38.00
    $38.00
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