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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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Business Book Extract: MatchFit

MatchFit is the complete guide to getting your body and brain in the best possible shape for work, and for life. This inspiring book is the... READ MORE

Business Book Extract: Leading Well

Leading Well is about the inspiration of leadership. It focuses squarely on the personal attributes that can transform managers into leaders... READ MORE

Business Book Extract: The Languages of Leadership

Many of us have issues trying to lead disparate teams with multiple personalities, colleagues with conflicting agendas and bosses with minds of their... READ MORE

Business Book Extract: Welcome To The Age Of Emotion

Is your business struggling to make strong connections with people? Are you having trouble attracting and keeping clients? Does your business have a... READ MORE

 
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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.

Business Book Extract: The People Manager’s Toolkit

By Karen Gately

People who manage people face a number of challenges, from keeping workers engaged and performing at a high level to dealing with absenteeism and bad behaviour in the workplace. In The People Manager's Toolkit, leadership and people management specialist Karen Gately offers a suite of practical tools for optimising staff performance and dealing with a wide variety of "people issues."

Business Book Extract: Hooked

By Gabrielle Dolan and Yamini Naidu

So, what is the number one leadership and business skill for the next decade? Storytelling is. Dry facts and data fade from memory over time, but an engaging story is difficult to forget. Storytelling is a compelling way to connect, engage and inspire your audience in business.

Business Book Extract: The New Rules Of Management

By Peter Cook

It's time to stop managing and start implementing. The New Rules of Management is about creating and implementing projects that truly matter, because even the best ideas, projects and objectives mean nothing until they are executed

Business Book Extract: Market Your Way To Growth

By Philip and Milton Kotler

With the developed world facing slow economic growth, successfully competing for a limited customer base means using creative and strategic marketing strategies. Market Your Way to Growth presents eight effective ways to grow in even the slowest economy.

Business Book Extract: Fred 2.0

By Mark Sanborn

Nine years ago, bestselling author and business consultant Mark Sanborn introduced the world to Fred, his postman, who delivered extraordinary service in simple but remarkable ways. Fred's story inspired millions. Companies-even, cities-were inspired to turn the ordinary into the extraordinary each day.

Business Book Extract: The Advantage

By Patrick Lencioni

There is a competitive advantage out there, arguably more powerful than any other. Is it superior strategy? Faster innovation? Smarter employees?

Business Book Extract: Stick With It

By Lee J. Colan and Julie Davis-Colan

How do you win in today's world? Is it having a distinct competitive advantage, such as exceptional talent, a cutting-edge product or standout service? Perhaps it comes down to being able to anticipate market trends or fostering a culture of creativity and innovation. Or maybe the answer is having the best strategy. While all of these factors are clearly important, none (nor all) guarantees success.

Business Book Extract: Think Write Grow

By Grant Butler

In a competitive age, thought leadership has emerged as a subtle but powerful way to grow your business, establish credibility and demonstrate expertise, build your profile and forge relationships with prospects and customers.

Business Book Extract: Think Next

By Roger La Salle

In the aggressive world of enterprise today, everybody is trying to identify and seize the next big opportunity.

Business Book Extract: From Bud To Boss

By Kevin Eikenberry

The transition from bud to boss is a challenging but exciting one, one that brings new responsibilities, new relationship dynamics, and new opportunities for personal and career growth. Often, new supervisors don't get the training, support, and guidance they need to be successful.

Business Book Extract: Liberate Leadership

By Suzanne Mercier

Leadership is critical to business success. It impacts every measurable dimension of business from employee engagement to innovation to effective utilisation of the organisation's assets. However, in spite of the significant investment organisations are making in identifying and developing emerging leaders, up to 75% of leaders are rated by their followers as incompetent.

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