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Business Book Extracts

Read extracts from top business books written by IIDM's network of contributors. Download of a chapter or more for each book. Review the book contents and purchase the book online. New business book extracts will be regularly added to the following list ... so remember to visit this web page again.

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Latest Book Extracts

The Future Of Service Is 5D

With the ongoing disruption from AI and automation, it’s easy to assume that machines will replace humans in almost every field. Service industries... READ MORE

Book Extract: Toolkit For Turbulence

The only certainty modern leaders have is uncertainty. As turbulence continues to sweep workplaces across the globe, leaders are bunkered down:... READ MORE


Elevate is not just a book; it’s a powerful mantra that you can carry with you every day, in every action, and apply to every aspect of your life. READ MORE

Career Unstuck

Do you feel stuck in your career? Do you long for more purpose? More freedom? More autonomy? Even more joy? Maybe you don’t have the opportunity to... READ MORE

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Business Book Extract: How To Persuade

By Michelle Bowden

How persuasive are you? Every day we’re faced with moments where we either win or lose - whether it’s trying to convince your boss to approve your leave, secure a business deal or even win an argument with friends. So, what’s the key to winning more of the time?

Business Book Extract: Get Moving Keep Moving

By Dr Gordon Spence

In Get Moving Keep Moving, Dr Gordon Spence explores why our motivation for physical activity declines over time and how becoming active again helps us age well. Using a unique 4-stage Health Activation Process, Gordon challenges you to Reflect, Project, Inspect and Connect as vital preparation for positive health change.

Business Book Extract: Business Beyond Borders

By Cynthia Dearin

Expanding internationally might feel like a pipe dream for many Australian businesses, but despite COVID-19 there’s a global marketplace ready right now - you just need to know how to do it well.

Business Book Extract: The Happy Healthy Leader

By Margie Ireland

Imagine waking up every day knowing that no matter what is thrown your way, you have the confidence and skills to sail through any high seas and bad weather, and bring your crew with you. The Happy Healthy Leader is a guide for leaders who wish to achieve their full potential.

Business Book Extract: Team Better Together

By Bernard Desmidt

What's the difference between a floundering and a flourishing team? How do teams operate at more than the sum of their parts more often? How do teams make it safe to discuss the undiscussables? How do teams achieve better outcomes working more interdependently?

Business Book Extract: Resilience Recipes

By Fleur Heazlewood

A simple, quick-start, evidence-based guide for finding wellbeing that will work for you.

Business Book Extract: Trusted To Thrive

By Marie-Claire Ross

Trusted to Thrive is for leaders who realise that today’s uncertain environment needs a new style of leadership. This book helps leaders create a supportive, healthy team culture, where they can put their team anywhere and under enormous pressure, and they will thrive. An environment where leaders feel trusted, and equally importantly, where their direct reports feel trusted. This insightful and practical book is packed with tips, case studies and stories - combining the latest behavioural techniques and on-the-ground insights into practical leadership action.

Business Book Extract: Leader Resilience

By Dr Lynda Folan

The NEW frontier of leadership. A practical guide to building your resilience and transforming your ability to lead.

Go Live!

By Fred Schebesta

In Go Live! 10 principles to launch a global empire, Fred Schebesta, founder of Finder and one of Australia’s most successful entrepreneurs, shares the stories, mistakes and insights from his incredible business journey to inspire you to kickstart your business and reach unimaginable success.

Business Book Extract: Risk Starts And Ends With People

By Lisa Sisson

No organisation can afford to ignore risk. Whether it comes from environmental threats such as floods and fires, human threats such as terrorist attacks or computer viruses, or health threats such as an unexpected global pandemic, we must all plan for the possibility of things going wrong.

Business Book Extract: Future Fit 2nd Edition

By Andrea Clarke

The future of work is about talent, not technology. In Future Fit 2nd Edition, author Andrea Clarke says that if we want to outrun the algorithm to stay secure in the future of work, we need to upgrade our own capability in ways we may not have considered.

Business Book Extract: From The Ground Up

By Sunil Kumar

Now we are really cooking, for leadership is one of my favourite topics. I want to share this important fact with you: everything is a skill. Even happiness is a skill; you can develop the skill of being happy despite your circumstances. The more you think about it, the more you will see the possibility of acquiring all the skills you need. No one is born a leader, athlete, scientist, doctor or entrepreneur.

Business Book Extract: Phenomenal Teams

By Garie Dooley

For the last two decades, businesses have placed a superior importance on ‘the war for talent’. But many are now learning the hard way that having the smartest people in the room is pointless if they can’t work together. Recent studies show that the high value work in organisations is now being done by teams, not individuals. And more importantly, it’s the companies who can cultivate a team of teams who consistently outperform their competitors. Our world is too complex and the challenges we face are too interdependent to rely on a handful of high-achievers. We need to shift from overvaluing individual attributes and learn to ignite, develop and harness the exponential power of teams.

Business Book Extract: Master Expert

By Alistair Gordon & Dominic Johnson

Experts are becoming more and more important to the organisations that employ them. Increasingly, we live in the Age of the Expert.

Business Book Extract: Million Dollar Micro Business

By Tina Tower

A book that shows you everything you need to start your online course business.

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