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In the uncertain, changing, globally interconnected world, the 'alpha' or 'hero' leadership style is becoming outdated and inadequate.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

Business Book Extract: Out Of Office

By Gihan Pererra

The Industrial Revolution in the 18th and 19th centuries created the need for workers to come to offices every day. Until recently, many office workers had no choice except to work in the office, because that's where they could find files, telephones, the secretarial pool and their colleagues.

Business Book Extract: Get In The Go Zone

By Mark McKeon

The Go Zone is an easy to implement, yet powerful habit and mindset that will enable you to do the important things at the right times, and the less important things when you have time. The bonus is that you will also create more time to do the things that you want to do for you, or time just to do nothing at all.

Business Book Extract: Execution To Die For

By Graham Haines

This book is about overcoming the barriers to execution; the barriers that frustrate managers the world over as they see their plans and strategies undermined by poor implementation.

Business Book Extract: Speedlights & Elephants

By Eddie Yu

Why do most online businesses fail and what makes the successful ones great? Every entrepreneur who has an online presence or is thinking of a new online venture will want to know the answer to this question. Eddie Yu presents a very personal look into the mindsets and strategies which have worked for him and demonstrates how anyone with a good idea can create an online business worth shouting out loud about.

Business Book Extract: Recommended

By Andy Lopata

We all know that a recommendation from a friend or trusted contact is worth far more than what we hear from an advert or a salesperson. Recommended shows you new ways of generating referrals which make getting recommended faster, cheaper and more valuable.

Business Book Extract: Building Resilience At Work

By Kathryn McEwen

Our resilience, or capacity to bounce back and even thrive in pressured times, is critical in workplaces today. With higher workloads, declining resources and frequent change, together with the hectic pace of personal lives, resilience is almost a key to survival.

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