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Power Play, by Yamini Naidu

 29th April 2016 by gihan

PowerPlay

Here’s a book that is so compelling you will finish it in a single sitting, but so powerful you will want to read over and over again for its insights.

Yamini Naidu explores different kinds of power for leaders to use for greater influence

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The Truth About Book Marketing

 31st October 2014 by gihan

The Truth About Book Marketing

Jonathan Fields has written an interesting short report here about book marketing. If you’re planning or writing a book and want to know what works – and doesn’t work – in marketing it, this is a good start.

He starts by

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Three Other Out of Office Books

 25th September 2014 by gihan

Three Out of Office Books

As the Out of Office trend continues, more authors have been writing about this lifestyle. In this episode, we review three other books in this area and compare them to our book.

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Pitch Anything – by Oren Klaff

 5th September 2014 by gihan

Pitch Anything

This book is about how to pitch an idea, product, service, or other message in a compelling, assertive way.

That’s a fairly bland description that doesn’t do justice to this book. Oren Klaff describes and explains his six-step pitching

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The Freaks Shall Inherit the Earth, by Chris Brogan

 8th August 2014 by gihan

The Freaks Shall Inherit the Earth

Chris Brogan’s latest book is a call to action for people who want to turn their back on the idea of working in a traditional job and launch their own business. It addresses one of the biggest challenges of the new business owner: suddenly

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Ideas With Legs, by Nils Vesk

 25th July 2014 by gihan

Ideas With Legs

There are many books about business innovation, but few are as practical as this, which helps you take an idea all the way from something abstract in somebody’s head into the practical implementation in your organisation.

Broadly, Vesk breaks

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Tick Tock – by Kim Mason

 11th July 2014 by gihan

tick-tock

This is a little gem of a book about time management for home office workers, written by somebody who is speaking from practical experience.

Kim Mason is an independent travel agent working under the TravelManagers banner, and she is one of 400

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TED Talks Storytelling – by Akash Karia

 6th June 2014 by gihan

TED Talks Storytelling: 23 Storytelling Techniques from the Best TED Talks

This brief but value-packed book, drawing inspiration from the famous TED Talks, is all about using storytelling in your presentations. It’s ideal if you would like to learn more about bringing your presentations to life through stories.

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Ready, Set … Go, by Julie Meek

 25th April 2014 by gihan

In this book, Julie shares ideas about health and peak performance, all beautifully laid out and delivered in small, easily digestible chunks.

I enjoyed reading this book because it cleverly combines different ways of delivering messages about

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Hooked – by Gabrielle Dolan and Yamini Naidu

 31st January 2014 by gihan

Hooked

The business world is catching on to something we have all known from a young age: There’s nothing like a good story to attract interest, share a message, make a point, and stay in the listener’s mind. In this book, Dolan and Naidu

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