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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: Extraordinary Leadership

By James Kouzes & Barry Posner with Michael Bunting

The research-driven guide to the leadership behaviours which create more engaged workplaces and higher performance, Extraordinary Leadership in Australia and New Zealand is a guidebook for what it takes, at any level of an organisation, to bring out the best in people.

Business Book Extract: From Me To We

By Janine Garner

Business leaders and entrepreneurs have the complex responsibility of constant strategic thinking. If those finely tuned minds can be brought together for mutual benefit, the possibilities expand and the rewards can be dramatically amplified. From Me to We helps leaders drive better business, armored against future threats.

Business Book Extract: When There Are Too Many Lawyers

By Alan Manly

If you've ever been involved in a petty squabble and found yourself before the courts you might want to read this astonishing story.

Business Book Extract: Darling, You Can't Do Both

By Janet Kestin and Nancy Vonk

Women need to start breaking the largely unspoken rules of business they’ve always tacitly accepted. 'Darling, You Can’t Do Both' outlines new strategies for every woman with ambition who is moving (and looking) forward - with motherhood not a roadblock but an unfair advantage.

Business Book Extract: The End Of The Performance Review

By Tim Baker

Most organisational leaders are locked into conducting annual or bi-annual performance reviews with their staff, even though they know the system is not working. Performance reviews are costly, time consuming and often a one-way monologue without follow-up. Organisations need an entirely new approach to managing performance.

Business Book Extract: Greenhousing

By Karen Schmidt

Frontline leaders are vital to the success of any organisation. As the people who get their hands dirty, working with staff and interacting with customers they can make up 50% of your leaders, directly supervising up to 80% of your workforce.

Business Book Extract: The Minds Of Winning Teams

By Richard Maloney

70% of the Australian workforce feel disengaged in their current workplace. Most leadership courses are not achieving their objectives. A strong culture is a critical component for the success of all teams. It's something the greatest organisations have, and those at the bottom aspire to replicate.

Business Book Extract: Stop Sabotaging Your Confidence

By Dr. Vesna Grubacevic

Written for the layperson, this self-empowerment book helps you with simple, easy to understand and apply exercises and techniques, which you can instantly use to discover the confidence and success that lies within you right now.

Business Book Extract: Attracting And Retaining Talent

By Tim Baker

Imagine for a moment if you have a million prospective employees knocking on your door for a job every single year. Surveys show that most people dread going to work every day.

Business Book Extract: Green Thumb Leader

By Karen Schmidt

Being a successful team leader, supervisor or leading hand takes more than just knowledge and skills, you also need the right attitude. When you combine those three powerful qualities you become a Green Thumb Leader.

Business Book Extract: Winning The War For Talent

By Mandy Johnson

Hiring and retaining great people is the key to profitable growth, but it is the number one issue keeping leaders and managers awake at night. Winning the War for Talent addresses this issue with an unconventional ‘how to’ guide of innovative techniques to source and retain skilled staff.

Business Book Extract: Life In Half A Second

By Matthew Michalewicz

You always hear how risky starting a business is and how many businesses fail. But if you were able to start businesses multiple times without failing, it must mean you’re doing something that’s giving you an advantage over the odds.

Business Book Extract: What Makes a Leader

By Daniel Goleman

What Makes a Leader: Why Emotional Intelligence Matters presents Daniel Goleman’s groundbreaking, highly-sought Harvard Business Review and Egon Zehnder International articles compiled in one volume.

Business Book Extract: Big Data Marketing

By Lisa Arthur

Big Data Marketing is a priority read for executives, marketers and others who want to tackle big data and use it to improve customer experiences, show revenue impact and demonstrate the value of their own roles. After all, many of today's business leaders find themselves caught in an intensifying snarl of data. They’re also paralysed by internal silos and hamstrung by outdated marketing approaches. As a result, consumers are losing patience, shareholders are clamoring for growth and differentiation, and marketers are left struggling to untangle what has become a company-wide problem.

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