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The 80 Minute MBA

By Richard Reeves, John Knell
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Richard Reeves, John Knell
THE 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. 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.
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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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10 Career Essentials

By Donna Dunning
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Donna Dunning
There are many books to help you choose a career, but few to help you excel in the workplace once you are working. Over the course of a lifetime, people can spend 80,000 hours on the job. With this much time invested, author Donna Dunning asserts that your career should be interesting, motivating and rewarding. And in our competitive, rapidly changing society, you need to know how to be effective and competent at work or you may find yourself unemployed or passed over for promotion. Focusing on day-to-day behaviour and providing practical tips and strategies, 10 Career Essentials becomes your personal career coach by showing you how to work effectively, get recognition and steer your career in the direction you want to go. The ideas such as optimizing your outlook, exceeding expectation and thriving in uncertainty may sound simple, but applying them takes skill and practice. 10 Career Essentials provides the key self-assessment tools and tips to stimulate learning and improve your ability to implement your personal career strategy to its fullest.
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50 Ways to Improve your Italian: Teach Yourself

By Valeria Malandra
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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 French: Teach Yourself

By Lorna Wright, Marie-Jo Morelle
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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 Spanish: Teach Yourself

By Keith Chambers
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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 German: Teach Yourself

By Sieglinde Klovekorn-Ward
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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 Prosperity Classics

By Tom Butler-Bowdon
Authors:
Tom Butler-Bowdon
A major new title from the author of the bestselling 50 Classics series which have sold over 100,000 in the English language. 50 Prosperity Classics is the first book to highlight the landmark titles in this fast-expanding field, illustrated by the phenomenal success of The Secret. It focuses on the great works on wealth, entrepreneurship, personal finance, investing, economics and philanthropy, providing guidance and encouragement to develop the millionaire mindset, become a wealth creator, make wise investment decisions and - once you've made it - give a little back. Insightful commentaries on each classic, biographical information on the authors, plus a guide to further key titles provide a unique overview of this fascinating subject The phenomenal success of The Secret has helped many people discover a field of writing that seems new but actually goes back a century. 50 Prosperity Classics covers many of the great writings on wealth and abundance - encompassing books on the psychological aspects of creating wealth; more worldly titles on the nuts and bolts of personal finance, entrepreneurship and investing, and thought-provoking economics and political economy. 50 Prosperity Classics is about making your money and making it work for you, but it does not just show readers how to get rich , it also highlights why the creation of wealth can mean the fulfillment of personal potential and peace of mind. 50 Prosperity Classics gives concise summaries of each book s main points, their origins and what each can offer the reader on the path towards a life of abundance, organized according to four elements: ATTRACT IT Master the inner game of wealth and abundance with books such as Rhonda Byrne s bestselling The Secret, Charles Fillmore s Prosperity, Napoleon Hill s The Master Key to Riches CREATE IT Learn from the secrets and strategies of wealth creators such as Richard Branson, Bill Gates, Conrad Hilton, Anita Roddick and Donald Trump MANAGE IT Discover the nuts and bolts of personal finance and investing such as Benjamin Graham s The Intelligent Investor, Suze Orman s Women and Money, Dave Ramsey s Financial Peace Revisited and Peter Lynch s One Up on Wall Street SHARE IT Understand the flow of wealth and how to give something back with inspiration from Andrew Carnegie's The Gospel of Wealth, Paul Hawken's Natural Capitalism and Lynne Twist's The Soul of Money
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The 80/20 Individual

By Richard Koch
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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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50 Ways to Improve your Portuguese: Teach Yourself

By Helena Tostevin, Manuela Cook
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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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10 Rules for Guaranteed Weight Loss: Bullet Guides

By Sara Kirkham
Authors:
Sara Kirkham
What's in this book?Open this book and you will...- Eat well and lose weight- Get active- Look great- Be energizedLearn to lose weight:- Balance those calories- Set a weight loss goal- Portion control- Measuring your weight loss- The right protein and carbohydrate intake- Long term success plan- Fail to plan or plan to fail- The diet for lifeWhat are Bullet Guides?The answers you need - now.Clear and concise guides in a portable format. Information is displayed in an easy-to-read layout with helpful images and tables. Bullet Guides include all you need to know about a subject in a nutshell. Get right to the point without wading through loads of unnecessary information.
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10 Minute Yoga: Bullet Guides

By Sara Kirkham
Authors:
Sara Kirkham
Open this book and you will- Relieve stress- Increase flexibility- Feel healthier- Get fitter
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'Salem's Lot

By Stephen King
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Stephen King
'Turn off the television - in fact, why don't you turn off all the lights except for the one over your favourite chair? - and we'll talk about vampires here in the dim. I think I can make you believe in them.'Stephen King, from the Introduction. 'Salem's Lot is a small New England town with the usual quota of gossips, drinkers, weirdos and respectable folk. Of course there are tales of strange happenings - but not more than in any other town its size.Ben Mears, a moderately successful writer, returns to the Lot to write a novel based on his early years, and to exorcise the terrors that have haunted him since childhood. The event he witnessed in the house now rented by a new resident. A newcomer with a strange allure. A man who causes Ben some unease as things start to happen: a child disappears, a dog is brutally killed - nothing unusual, except the list starts to grow.Soon surprise will turn to bewilderment, bewilderment to confusion and finally to terror . . .
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The 5 Levels of Leadership

By John C. Maxwell
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John C. Maxwell
One of the most established authorities on leadership today, John C. Maxwell speaks to over 350,000 people each year. His most popular topic is THE FIVE LEVELS OF LEADERSHIP, which he now shares with readers. The five levels include:1. Position - People follow because they have to.2. Permission - People follow because they want to.3. Production - People follow because of what you have done for the organization.4. People Development - People follow because of what you have done for them personally.5. Personhood - People follow because of who you are and what you represent.Through in-depth explanations and examples, Maxwell describes each stage and shows readers how they can move to the next level to become more influential,respected, and successful leaders.
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11.22.63

By Stephen King
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Stephen King
Now a major TV series from JJ Abrams and Stephen King, starring James Franco (Hulu US, Fox UK and Europe, Stan Australia, SKY New Zealand).WHAT IF you could go back in time and change the course of history? WHAT IF the watershed moment you could change was the JFK assassination? 11.22.63, the date that Kennedy was shot - unless . . . King takes his protagonist Jake Epping, a high school English teacher from Lisbon Falls, Maine, 2011, on a fascinating journey back to 1958 - from a world of mobile phones and iPods to a new world of Elvis and JFK, of Plymouth Fury cars and Lindy Hopping, of a troubled loner named Lee Harvey Oswald and a beautiful high school librarian named Sadie Dunhill, who becomes the love of Jake's life - a life that transgresses all the normal rules of time.With extraordinary imaginative power, King weaves the social, political and popular culture of his baby-boom American generation into a devastating exercise in escalating suspense.
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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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7 Days

By Deon Meyer
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Deon Meyer
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.
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  • The 100 Most Pointless Things in the World

    By Alexander Armstrong, Richard Osman
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    Alexander Armstrong, Richard Osman
    The world is full of pointless things. From rail replacement bus services to chip forks. From war to windchimes. From people who put cushions on beds to people who read the bit they write about the book on amazon.Look around you right now. See how many pointless things there are in just this one shop (or this one school playground if you've picked this up at a car boot fair).. Just about the only thing that isn't pointless is you. You look amazing.Join Alexander Armstrong and Richard Osman, the hosts of BBC1 quiz show Pointless as they take you on a journey through The 100 Most Pointless Things in the World. Filled with play-along quiz questions and unlikely facts, their hilarious collection of musings on some of the most pointless things found in everyday modern life is the perfect blend of the obscure, the fascinating and the downright silly.
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    The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth

    By John C. Maxwell
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    John C. Maxwell
    Are there tried and true principles that are always certain to help a person grow? John Maxwell says the answer is yes. He has beenpassionate about personal development for over fifty years, and for the first time, he teaches everything he has learned about what it takes to reach our potential. In the way that only he can communicate, John teaches:The Law of the Mirror: You Must See Value in Yourself to Add Value to YourselfThe Law of Awareness: You Must Know Yourself to Grow YourselfThe Law of Modeling: It's Hard to Improve When You Have No One But Yourself to FollowThe Law of the Rubber Band: Growth Stops When You Lose the Tension Between Where You are and Where You Could BeThe Law of Contribution: Developing Yourself Enables You to Develop OthersThis third and final book in John Maxwell's Laws series (following 2-million-seller The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership and The 17 Indisputable Laws of Teamwork) will help you become a lifelong learner whose potential keeps increasing and never gets 'used up'.
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    50 Philosophy Classics

    By Tom Butler-Bowdon
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    Tom Butler-Bowdon
    For over 2000 years, philosophy has been our best guide to the experience of being human, and the true nature of reality. From Aristotle, Plato, Epicurus, Confucius, Cicero and Heraclitus in ancient times to 17th century rationalists Descartes, Leibniz and Spinoza, from 20th-century greats Jean-Paul Sartre, Jean Baudrillard and Simone de Beauvoir to contemporary thinkers Michael Sandel, Peter Singer and Slavoj Zizek, 50 Philosophy Classics explores key writings that have shaped the discipline and had an impact on the real world. Philosophy can no longer be confined to academia, and 50 Philosophy Classics shows how powerful it can be as a tool for opening our minds and helping us think. Whether you are fascinated or daunted by the big questions of how to think, how to be, how to act and how to see, this is the perfect introduction to some of humanity's greatest minds and their landmark books.
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