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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: Seven Stories Every Salesperson Must Tell

How do the best salespeople connect, influence and persuade? With stories. READ MORE

Business Book Extract: Leadership Hacks

Leadership Hacks is the smart leader's guide for achieving more in less time. As the evolving business environment leaves many leaders... READ MORE

Business Book Extract: The 25 Minute Meeting

Sharpen your focus and tighten your time frames to get more done in less time. READ MORE

Business Book Extract: The Long-Distance Leader

The principles of leadership haven’t changed - they are principles. They're timeless and true regardless of where you and your people are. READ MORE

 
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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.

Business Book Extract: Grounded

By Bob Rosen

How can leaders stay grounded when everything around them is unstable? Beset by rapid change and challenged by uncertain markets, many of today's business leaders find themselves ill equipped to manage the hazards they face.

Business Book Extract: Brand Engagement

By Wendy McWilliams

This book is essential for all small to medium enterprises who want their brand to stand out in a crowded marketplace. It's a practical guide that explains how to create a low-cost and effective public relations campaign.

Business Book Extract: Leading On The Edge

By Rachael Robertson

In Leading on the Edge, successful business speaker and consultant Rachael Robertson shares the lessons she learned as leader of a year-long expedition to the wilds of Antarctica. Leading eighteen strangers around the clock for a full year—through months of darkness and with no escape from the frigid cold, howling winds, and each other - Robertson learned powerful lessons about what real, authentic leadership is. Here, she offers a deeply honest and humorous account of what it takes to survive and lead in the harshest environment on Earth.

Business Book Extract: Amplifiers

By Matt Church

Great leaders do much more than just make decisions; they inspire those around them to excellence and form the vital link between strategy and execution. Amplifiers explains how great leaders use the art and practice of motivational leadership to light the path to success and inspire others to take that journey with them.

Business Book Extract: Aligning Workforce And Business Strategies

By Colin Beames

The alignment of business and workforce strategies is a hot topic in the HR and business domain. Many HR thought leaders and HR professionals have identified this as a key issue for those seeking to extract maximum value from their most important intangible asset – their people.

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