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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

Business Book Extract: Everyday Creative

We all have a dysfunctional relationship with creativity. We love it, value it and want more of it but just can't seem to find the time or resources... READ MORE

Business Book Extract: Beat Gender Bias

Bias might be built-in to how our brains work, but that doesn't make it acceptable. READ MORE

Business Book Extract: Service Habits

We all want more connection, meaning and ease in our day-to-day lives - less drama and fewer obstacles. Employees want employers to serve them with... READ MORE

Business Book Extract: Quietly Powerful

In the uncertain, changing, globally interconnected world, the 'alpha' or 'hero' leadership style is becoming outdated and inadequate. Quieter... READ MORE

 
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Business Book Extract: The Four Mindsets - How to Influence, Motivate and Lead High Performance Teams

By Anna-Lucia Mackay

The Four Mindsets - How to Influence, Motivate, and Lead High Performance Teams holds the key to significantly increasing productivity, performance, and revenue in your organisation. Developed as a guide proven to help all levels of managers to connect, focus, align and activate their teams to elevate results, this book also serves as a low-cost, first step, alternative to expensive training, coaching and mentoring programs by providing a range of resources and tools to use and become a 'best in class' leader today.

Business Book Extract: Ignite

By Gabrielle Dolan

Learn the authentic leadership skills that drive today's workforce to excel. Ignite - Real Leadership, Real Talk, Real Results is an honest guide to achieving lasting business success by becoming a more authentic leader.

Business Book Extract: Humanise

By Anthony Howard

Humanise is a comprehensive look at human-centred leadership, providing insight and guidance for those who want to change the world. A deep examination of the concept of moral leadership, this book examines what it is, how it's acquired, and how it can be applied in business, government, and society.

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.

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