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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: 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 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.

Business Book Extract: Webinar Smarts

By Gihan Perera

Would you like to successfully use webinars in your business, but you're not sure how? Or perhaps you're intimidated by the technology? The fact is, webinars can be one of your most powerful marketing and presentation tools - if you know how to run them properly.

Business Book Extract: The Encore Effect

By Mark Sanborn

You know what an encore is ... You are so moved by a performance that you and the rest of the audience start clapping, cheering, and yelling, "Bravo!" - refusing to let the artist or performer leave the stage. The audience wants - demands - more of that artist. What if that artist was you?

Business Book Extract: Business Networking And Sex

By Ivan Misner

It's no surprise that communicating with the opposite sex can be tricky. Hidden in the glitches are often misleading assumptions about each gender that beg for help. Finally, help is here.

Business Book Extract: Up, Down Or Sideways

By Mark Sanborn

Up, Down, or Sideways looks at the mindsets and methods that enable us to succeed come what may. It teaches a practical way of preparing for and dealing with change by focusing on those things that should never change.

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