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By Mariolina Freeth, Giuliana Checketts
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Mariolina Freeth, Giuliana Checketts
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The 80/20 Principle and 92 Other Powerful Laws of Nature

By Richard Koch
Authors:
Richard Koch
In a brand new Preface, bestselling author Richard Koch describes a paradigm shift in business, whereby intuition is more important than analysis, ideas and product trump strategy, and influence is superior to control.In this essential companion to his bestselling The 80/20 Principle - the radical power law that helped thousands of people achieve more by doing less - Koch illuminates 92 other universal principles and laws to promote the science of success in an increasingly challenging business environment.
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The 80/20 Principle

By Richard Koch, Richard Koch
Authors:
Richard Koch, Richard Koch
'READ THIS BOOK AND USE IT' - TIM FERRISSTwenty years after its first publication, The 80/20 Principle is a global bestseller read by millions of highly effective people around the world. Now, it is more powerful and essential than ever. In the past, the principle gave those who used it a serious advantage. In the future, it will be the essential tool for anyone who wants to succeed.And it is powerful. Based on the counter-intuitive but widespread fact that 80% of results flow from 20% of causes, The 80/20 Principle shows how you can achieve much more with much less effort, time and resources, simply by concentrating on the all-important 20%. This major new edition includes four brand new chapters showing how to: * Use the rise of networks to your advantage * Benefit from more acute 90/10 and 99/1 forms of the principle * Tap into your subconscious to exert a super-potent and amazingly favourable influence on your life * Enjoy greater success with 5 mega rules to live by
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The 80/20 Individual

By Richard Koch
Authors:
Richard Koch
In this powerful sequel to his classic bestseller The 80/20 Principle, Richard Koch uniquely makes the connection between the rise of the individual and the 80/20 principle - achieving more with less to create great new wealth. From big business to small, from Hollywood to sport, Richard Koch demonstrates how the innovative individual now has the competitive advantage. The 80/20 Principle showed how individuals could improve their personal lives - but not their professional lives. The 80/20 Individual is different. Koch reveals how innovative individuals are taking over the world and how you can join in the revolution - creating new wealth and wellbeing in a twenty-first century individualism The 80/20 principle enables anyone who is determined, bright or shrewd to stamp their footprint on the world, to become an 80/20 person. 80/20 people cut across all established fields and all walks of life: politics, business, social work and not-for-profits, sports, entertainment and the media.
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80 Not Out: My Favourite Cricket Memories

By Dickie Bird, Gareth Armstrong
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Dickie Bird
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Gareth Armstrong
Hardly a week goes by without Dickie Bird visiting a county or Test match arena where he can keep up to date with all that is happening in the cricket world, while at the same time taking the opportunity to reflect, in the company of old friends and acquaintances, on his own colourful contribution to the sport that lasted for over half a century. Dickie remains the most famous umpire of them all and is still highly respected throughout the world. A lovable eccentric with a joyful sense of fun, he has decided, as he approaches his eightieth birthday, to recall the highlights of his life in cricket, while also providing an illuminating insight into what he has been up to since his retirement.(P)2013 Hodder & Stoughton
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The 80 Minute MBA

By Richard Reeves, John Knell
Authors:
Richard Reeves, John Knell
The fully revised new edition of the international bestsellerTHE 80 MINUTE MBA is your short-cut to business brilliance. A traditional MBA is for either the time-rich, very wealthy or lucky few with a generous corporate sponsor. So what happens if you want to get a hit of high-quality business inspiration without spending two years back at school? THE 80 MINUTE MBA is the gateway to fresh thinking, in less time than it takes a standard meeting to get past coffee and biscuits. The MBA-in-a-box book is old hat. Managers need the encouragement to think differently, not in the same straight lines. THE 80 MINUTE MBA is an injection of inspiration, creative thinking and dynamic approaches which will help you see the world of business differently.Stimulating new material brings this edition right up to date with critical business thinking. Including a new chapter on the platform economy and fresh technology and social media examples this book will energise and inspire you in equal measure.
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7 Days

By Deon Meyer, Saul Reichlin
Authors:
Deon Meyer
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Saul Reichlin
I'll shoot a policeman every day until you arrest the murderer of Hanneke Sloet.Shortly after the South African Police Services receive this threatening email, a policeman is shot by a sniper and recovering alcoholic Benny Griessel is ordered to reopen the Sloet case.Hanneke Sloet was a sensual and ambitious lawyer. At the time of her murder she was working on one of the biggest Black Empowerment deals in South African history. She was found dead in her luxury Cape Town apartment, a single stab wound to her chest.After forty days, the trail has gone cold. The first investigation could find no motive and no leads, only a set of nude photographs, an ex-boyfriend with a rock-solid alibi, conniving attorneys and financial double-dealing.Benny has to deal with immense pressure from his superiors, the media and the unfathomable sniper, whose emails keep coming and who won't stop shooting. And then there's Benny's love interest, former pop sensation Alexa Barnard, who is also trying to rebuild her life after the ravages of alcohol, and Benny has to make sure she stays sober for her comeback.At the same time, Benny's feisty colleague, Captain Mbali Kaleni, is hunting the shooter, trying desperately to find what connects him to Hanneke Sloet.Both Benny and Mbali are about to endure seven days of hell.(P)2012 Hodder & Stoughton
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64 Things You Need to Know Now For Then: How to Face the Digital Future Without Fear

By Ben Hammersley
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Ben Hammersley
In 64 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW NOW FOR THEN, Editor-at-Large for Wired magazine and guru of the digital age Ben Hammersley gives us the essential guide to the things we need to know for life in the 21st century.Explaining the effects of the changes in the modern world, and the latest ideas in technology, culture, business and politics, this book will demystify the Internet, decode cyberspace, and guide you through the innovations of the revolution we are all living through. This is not a book for geeks. 64 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW NOW FOR THEN is for everyone who wants to truly understand the modern world, to no longer be confused by the changes in society, business and culture, and to truly prosper in the coming decade.
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52 Activities for Improving Cross-Cultural Communication

By Donna M. Stringer, Patricia A. Cassiday
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Donna M. Stringer, Patricia A. Cassiday
Communication styles and patterns differ vastly among people from different cultures. Every culture has a "communication style norm" and when that style mixes with another, stereotypes and misperceptions arise. 52 Activities for Improving Cross-Cultural Communication explores cross-cultural communication issues with an eye toward increasing understanding and effectiveness. 52 Activities for Improving Cross-Cultural Communication is a practical trainer's manual that includes applications from many sectors, such as business, diversity, cross-cultural fields, and from many trainers in the U.S., Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Latin America. Exercises are organized according to audience, time required to perform and the risk level for participants, a unique feature created by the authors, and are easily adaptable to the user's particular need and situation. Many of the exercises are written with instructions that address requirements for a specific audience (e.g., gender or generation). There is something for everyone: those who like hands-on, practical activities; those who prefer experiential exercises; and those who learn best through reflection.
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52 Activities for Exploring Values Differences

By Donna M. Stringer, Patricia A. Cassiday
Authors:
Donna M. Stringer, Patricia A. Cassiday
In 52 Activities for Exploring Values Differences, Donna Stringer and Patricia Cassiday have written and adapted sounds, ready-to-use activities for settings where the exploration of values differences is beneficial: the workplace, the classroom, corporate diversity training, international team development workshops, conflict management and others. The activities cover a broad spectrum for the varied needs of trainers and teachers: those who like hands-on, practical but low-risk activities; those who prefer experimental activities; and those who learn best if they can reflect on ideas. The authors' "Classification of Activities" at the front of the book helps users choose activities that are appropriate for their needs according to risk level, time required, context (work, personal or general) and group (individual, team, organization, domestic diversity or multinational). The directions for the activities are easy to follow, and the worksheets and handouts can be photocopied for use.
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52 Activities for Successful International Relocation

By Donna M. Stringer, Patricia A. Cassiday
Authors:
Donna M. Stringer, Patricia A. Cassiday
Relocating to a foreign country for school or work offers in an opportunity to expand your world view and develop useful strategies for adaptation. Preparing for such a move requires oth attention to the logistical details and emotional preparation for the experience of living in a new culture. 52 Activities for Successful International Relocation is the only book of activities that focuses on issues of international relocation. These excercises--grounded in research and field-tested--were designed to help international relocation trainers and educators create programs that aid the transition from a familiar culture to a new one. Sections include predeparture preparedness exercises to reduce "culture shock," in-country support excercises, and reentry activities to prepare individuals to readjust to life back home. Whether you're using this book in a business, education, or HR setting, 52 Activities for Successful International Relocation will help your student or employee manage the practical and emotional challenges of cultural change.
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50 Ways to Let Go and Be Happy

By Chuck Spezzano
Authors:
Chuck Spezzano
This book is for anyone who has ever suffered a loss and feels that it is holding up their life. Letting go is one of the most valuable healing principles, because there is no problem which does not involve some form of holding on or attachment.Although this book is especially written for those who have lost in relationships, its principles are equally effective for other kinds of losses. Some of the lessons and exercises included are:- Choosing happiness- Learning the difference between love and need- Letting go of guilt- Changing life patterns- Goal setting and trusting
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50 Ways to Improve your German: Teach Yourself

By Sieglinde Klovekorn-Ward
Authors:
Sieglinde Klovekorn-Ward
Is this the right course for me?Do you have a working knowledge of German, but want to improve? Allow this book to come to your rescue and eliminate basic errors and slips of the pen. Each one of 50 top tips for improving your spoken and written German is presented and analysed across a whole double page, with explanations as to where and why people sometimes go wrong. The tips are grouped into grammar, spelling, false friends, pronunciation and cultural faux pas sections. There's even free downloadable audio content available to help you with your pronunciation. Polish your German with this brand new series from Teach Yourself - the No. 1 brand in language learning. 50 ways to improve your German touches all essential bases and is divided into easily digestible.Learn effortlessly with a new easy-to-read page design and interactive features: Only got a minute?A 60-second introduction to German to get you started.Only got five minutes?Get to grips with German and its common pitfalls even if you're short of time.Only got ten minutes?Use your free time wisely to learn something about the German language. InsightsInstant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on Sieglinde Klövekorn-Ward's many years of experience.Test yourselfTests online to keep track of your progress. ArticlesExtra information to keep you motivated.SummariesQuick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.GrammarEasy-to-follow building blocks to give you a clear understanding.PronunciationDon't sound like a tourist - polish your pronunciation before you go.Audio Downloadable audio support online to help with key areas - iPod/MP3 compatible.For your free audio download please visit: www.hodder.co.uk/TYLfreedownloads
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50 Ways to Improve your Spanish: Teach Yourself

By Keith Chambers
Authors:
Keith Chambers
Do you have a working knowledge of Spanish, but want to improve? Allow this book to come to your rescue and eliminate basic errors and slips of the pen. Each one of 50 top tips for improving your spoken and written Spanish is presented and analyzed across a whole double page, with explanations as to where and why people sometimes go wrong. The tips are grouped into grammar, spelling, false friends, pronunciation and cultural faux pas sections. Polish your Spanish with this brand new series from Teach Yourself - the No. 1 brand in language learning. 50 Ways to Improve your Spanish touches all essential bases and is divided into the following easily digestible sections:InsightsInstant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on Keith Chambers' many years of experience.SummariesQuick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.GrammarEasy-to-follow building blocks to give you a clear understanding.PronunciationDon't sound like a tourist - polish your pronunciation before you go.Download our free app, Teach Yourself Library, from the App Store or Google Play to access the free audio.
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50 Ways to Improve your French: Teach Yourself

By Lorna Wright, Marie-Jo Morelle
Authors:
Lorna Wright, Marie-Jo Morelle
Do you have a working knowledge of French, but want to improve it? This book will help you to eliminate basic errors and slips of the pen. Each one of 50 top tips for improving your spoken and written French is presented and analysed across a whole double page, with explanations as to where and why people sometimes go wrong. The tips are grouped into grammar, spelling, false friends, pronunciation and cultural faux pas sections. 50 ways to improve your French touches all essential bases and is divided into the following easily digestible sections:InsightsInstant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on Lorna Wright and Marie-Jo Morelle's many years of experience.SummariesQuick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.GrammarEasy-to-follow building blocks to give you a clear understanding.PronunciationDon't sound like a tourist - polish your pronunciation before you go.Download our free app, Teach Yourself Library, from the App Store or Google Play to access the free audio.
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50 Ways to Improve your Italian: Teach Yourself

By Valeria Malandra
Authors:
Valeria Malandra
Is this the right course for me?Do you have a working knowledge of Italian, but want to improve? Allow this book to come to your rescue and eliminate basic errors and slips of the pen. Each one of 50 top tips for improving your spoken and written Italian is presented and analyzed across a whole double page, with explanations as to where and why people sometimes go wrong. The tips are grouped into grammar, spelling, false friends, pronunciation and cultural faux pas sections. Polish your Italian with this brand new series from Teach Yourself - the No. 1 brand in language learning. 50 ways to improve your Italian touches all essential bases and is divided into easily digestible sections.Learn effortlessly with an easy-to-read page design and interactive features:InsightsInstant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on Valeria Malandra's many years of experience.SummariesQuick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.GrammarEasy-to-follow building blocks to give you a clear understanding.PronunciationDon't sound like a tourist - polish your pronunciation before you go.Download our free app, Teach Yourself Library, from the App Store or Google Play to access the free audio.
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50 Ways to Improve your Portuguese: Teach Yourself

By Helena Tostevin, Manuela Cook
Authors:
Helena Tostevin, Manuela Cook
Do you have a working knowledge of Portuguese, but want to improve? Allow this book to come to your rescue and eliminate basic errors and slips of the pen. Each one of 50 top tips for improving your spoken and written Portuguese is presented and analyzed across a whole double page, with explanations as to where and why people sometimes go wrong. The tips are grouped into grammar, spelling, false friends, pronunciation and cultural faux pas sections. Polish your Portuguese with this brand new series from Teach Yourself - the No. 1 brand in language learning. 50 Ways to Improve your Portuguese touches all essential bases and is divided into the following easily digestible sections:InsightsInstant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on Manuela Cook and Helena Tostevin's many years of experience.SummariesQuick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.GrammarEasy-to-follow building blocks to give you a clear understanding.PronunciationDon't sound like a tourist - polish your pronunciation before you go.Download our free app, Teach Yourself Library, from the App Store or Google Play to access the free audio.
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50 Success Classics

By Tom Butler-Bowdon
Authors:
Tom Butler-Bowdon
'The best of success literature ever written' Brian Tracy, author of Maximum Achievement'A smorgasbord of some of the best thinking on what success really means' Ken Blanchard, co-author of The One Minute ManagerWhat makes a person successful? What makes them motivated, prosperous, a great leader? Inside this brand new, updated edition of 50 Success Classics, discover the all-time classic books that have helped millions of people achieve success in their work, their mission, and their personal lives.New chapters include Angela Duckworth's Grit, Malcolm Gladwell's Outliers and the biography of Steve Jobs.
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50 Spiritual Classics

By Tom Butler-Bowdon, Tom Butler-Bowdon
Authors:
Tom Butler-Bowdon, Tom Butler-Bowdon
'If you only ever read one spiritual book, let is be this one' Susan Jeffers, author of Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway'A kaleidoscope of inspiration' The Watkins Review50 Spiritual Classics captures the diversity of life journeys that span centuries, continents, spiritual traditions and secular beliefs: from the historical The Book of Chuang Tzu to modern insight from the Kabbalah, from Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet to Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance. This one-of-a-kind collection includes personal memoirs and complelling biographies of Gandhi to Malcolm X and Black Elk; Eastern philosophers and gurus including Krishnamurti, Yogananda, Chogyam Trungpa and Shunryu Suzuki; and Western saints and mystics such as St. Frances of Assisi, Hermann Hesse and Simone Weil.
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50 Speeches That Made the Modern World

Throughout history, great speeches have produced great change. From inciting violence and asserting control to restoring peace and securing freedom, nothing has the raw emotional power of a speech delivered at the right moment, in the right place, with the right content, and the right delivery. 50 Speeches That Made The Modern World is a celebration of the most influential and thought-provoking speeches that have shaped the world we live in. With comprehensive, chronological coverage of speeches from the 20th and 21st centuries, taken from all corners of the globe, it covers Emmeline Pankhurst's patiently reasoned condemnation of men's failure to improve ordinary women's lives in 1908 through speeches by Vladimir Lenin, Mahatma Gandhi, David Ben-Gurion, Albert Einstein, Fidel Castro, Nikita Khrushchev, Ernesto 'Che' Guevara, Martin Luther King, Malcolm X, Nelson Mandela, Benazir Bhutto, Osama Bin Laden and Aung San Suu Kyi, right up to the most compelling oratory surrounding the 2016 US Presidential elections.Through the rallying propaganda speeches during World War II to the cautious rhetoric of the Cold War period, through challenging the status quo on issues of race, gender and politics to public addresses to the masses on the issues of AIDS and terrorism, through apologies, complaints, warmongering, scaremongering and passionate pleas, this book delivers the most important speeches of the modern era and why they still remain so significant.Each speech has an introduction explaining its setting, importance and impact as well as marginal notes filling in any background information.
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