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  • That's So Annoying

    An Etiquette Expert on the World's Most Irritating Habits and What to Do About Them

    Here are hundreds and hundreds of real people's most common complaints and the proper responses to them. Written by an eminent etiquette expert, it is a guide to how to behave well and, more importantly, how to respond to bad behavior. What are the right rules for the coffee machine at work? Why do husbands always drink from the milk carton? Why are so many retail clerks rude? This book answers ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • Never Split the Difference

    Negotiating as if Your Life Depended on It

    THE HUGE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLERA former FBI hostage negotiator offers a new, field-tested approach to negotiating - effective in any situation.'Riveting**'** Adam Grant'Stupendous' The Week**'**Brilliant' Guardian____________________________After a stint policing the rough streets of Kansas City, Miss... ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Ultralearning: Accelerate Your Career, Master Hard Skills and Outsmart the Competition

    Future-proof your career and maximize your competitive advantage by learning the skill necessary to stay relevant, reinvent yourself, and adapt to whatever the workplace throws your way in this essential guide.Faced with tumultuous economic times and rapid technological change, staying ahead in your career depends on continual learning—a lifelong mastery of new ideas, subjects, and skills. If you ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • The Big Four

    The Curious Past and Perilous Future of the Global Accounting Monopoly

    Across the globe, the so-called Big Four accounting and audit firms – Deloitte, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Ernst & Young, and KPMG – are massively influential. Together, they earn more than US$100 billion annually and employ almost one million people. In many profound ways, they have changed how we work, how we manage, how we invest and how we are governed.Stretching back centuries, their history is ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Risk Governance

    Biases, Blind Spots and Bonuses

    series Routledge Contemporary Corporate Governance
    Biases, blind spots and bonuses (or incentives more broadly) have led to numerous risk management disasters. Risk governance is a potential solution to these problems yet is not always as effective as we would like it to be. One reason for that is the current dearth of risk governance expertise.This book seeks to address this issue, providing:Understanding of the fundamental forces that cause ... Read more

    $69.29 AUD

  • Barbarians at the Gate

    The Fall of RJR Nabisco

    “One of the finest, most compelling accounts of what happened to corporate America and Wall Street in the 1980’s.” —New York Times Book ReviewA #1 New York Times bestseller and arguably the best business narrative ever written, Barbarians at the Gate is the classic account of the fall of RJR Nabisco. An enduring masterpiece of investigative journalism by Bryan Burrough and John Helyar, it includes ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD $2.99 AUD

  • Digital Minimalism

    Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World

    by Cal Newport ...
    Learn how to switch off and find calm - from the New York Times bestselling author of A World Without Email'Digital Minimalism is the Marie Kondo of technology' Evening Standard'An eloquent, powerful and enjoyably practical guide to cutting back on screen time' The Times'An urgent call to action for anyone serious about being in command of their own life' Ryan Holiday... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Invisible Women

    Exposing Data Bias in a World Designed for Men

    *THE SUNDAY TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER*'HELL YES. This is one of those books that has the potential to change things - a monumental piece of research' Caitlin MoranImagine a world where...· Your phone is too big for your hand· Your doctor prescribes a drug that is wrong for your body· In a car accident you are 47% more likely to be injured.</... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Economics in One Lesson

    The Shortest and Surest Way to Understand Basic Economics

    by Henry Hazlitt ...
    With over a million copies sold, Economics in One Lesson is an essential guide to the basics of economic theory. A fundamental influence on modern libertarianism, Hazlitt defends capitalism and the free market from economic myths that persist to this day.Considered among the leading economic thinkers of the “Austrian School,” which includes Carl Menger, Ludwig von Mises, Friedrich (F.A.) Hayek, ... Read more

    $19.46 AUD

  • Start With Why

    How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone To Take Action

    by Simon Sinek ...
    Why are some people and organizations more inventive, pioneering and successful than others? And why are they able to repeat their success again and again?Because in business it doesn't matter what you do, it matters why you do it.Steve Jobs, the Wright brothers and Martin Luther King have one thing in common: they STARTED WITH WHY.This book is for anyone who wants to inspire others, or to be ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Storytelling with Data

    A Data Visualization Guide for Business Professionals

    Don't simply show your data—tell a story with it!Storytelling with Data teaches you the fundamentals of data visualization and how to communicate effectively with data. You'll discover the power of storytelling and the way to make data a pivotal point in your story. The lessons in this illuminative text are grounded in theory, but made accessible through numerous real-world examples—ready for ... Read more

    $42.99 AUD

  • Conversationally Speaking: Tested New Ways to Increase Your Personal and Social Effectiveness, Updated 2021 Edition

    Tested New Ways to Increase Your Personal and Social Effectiveness

    by Alan Garner ...
    More than a million people have learned the secrets of effective conversation using Conversationally Speaking. This revised edition provides more ways to improve conversational skills by asking questions that promote conversation, learning how to listen so that others will be encouraged to talk, reducing anxiety in social situations and more. ... Read more

    $18.47 AUD

  • Lead with a Story

    A Guide to Crafting Business Narratives That Captivate, Convince, and Inspire

    by Paul Smith ...
    Whether you’re trying to communicate a vision, sell an idea, or inspire commitment, storytelling is a powerful business tool that can mean the difference between lackluster enthusiasm and a rallying cry. Addressing a wide variety of business challenges, including specific stories to help you overcome twenty-one difficult situations, Lead with a Story gives you theability to engage an audience the ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • The 4-Hour Work Week

    Escape the 9-5, Live Anywhere and Join the New Rich

    A new, updated and expanded edition of this New York Times bestseller on how to reconstruct your life so it's not all about workForget the old concept of retirement and the rest of the deferred-life plan - there is no need to wait and every reason not to, especially in unpredictable economic times. Whether your dream is escaping the rat race, experiencing high-end world travel, earning a monthly ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • On Writing Well, 30th Anniversary Edition

    An Informal Guide to Writing Nonfiction

    On Writing Well has been praised for its sound advice, its clarity and the warmth of its style. It is a book for everybody who wants to learn how to write or who needs to do some writing to get through the day, as almost everybody does in the age of e-mail and the Internet. Whether you want to write about people or places, science and technology, business, sports, the arts or about yourself in the ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Griftopia

    bubble machines, vampire squids, and the long con that is breaking America

    by Matt Taibbi ...
    The dramatic story behind the most audacious power grab in American historyThe global financial crisis isn’t past but prologue. The fall and rescue of Wall Street was the coming-out party for the looters at the nexus of American political and economic power. The grifter class—made up of the largest players in finance and the politicians who do their bidding—has been growing in power for a ... Read more

    $25.51 AUD

  • Originals

    How Non-conformists Change the World

    by Adam Grant ...
    WINNER of the Chartered Management Institute's (CMI's) Mangement Book of the Year Awards 2017, JP Morgan's Best Summer Read 2018, and a #1 New York Times Bestseller!‘Extraordinary’ JJ Abrams‘Fascinating’ Arianna Huffington‘Inspire creativity and change’ Richard Branson‘One of my favourite thinkers’ Malcolm Gladwell‘Masterful’ Peter Thiel... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • A Secret History of Brands

    The Dark and Twisted Beginnings of the Brand Names We Know and Love

    by Matt MacNabb ...
    The true—and often shocking—stories behind some of the biggest names in business.We live our lives immersed in name brand products. What most of us don’t know is that the origins of many of the most well-known and beloved brands in the world are shrouded in controversy, drug use, and sometimes even blatant racism.A Secret History of Brands cuts through the rumors and urban legends and paints a ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

  • Everyone Communicates, Few Connect

    What the Most Effective People Do Differently

    Only one thing stands between you and success.It isn't experience.It isn't talent.World-renowned leadership expert John C. Maxwell says if you want to succeed, you must learn how to connect with people. And while it may seem like some folks are just born with it, the fact is anyone can learn how to make every communication an opportunity for a powerful connection. In Everyone Communicates, Few ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Period Power

    Harness Your Hormones and Get Your Cycle Working For You

    by Maisie Hill ...
    'Maisie Hill has written a bloody brilliant book (pun intended). Everything you need to know about periods and how they affect you and your life is here. It's revolutionary' - Miranda Sawyer'Thank GOODNESS for Maisie Hill! Flipping open the lid on a vital conversation. It's about time we claimed the power of our periods!' - Gemma Cairney, broadcaster & co-founder of Boom Shakalaka Productions'This ... Read more

    $20.45 AUD

  • The Power of Understanding Yourself

    The Key to Self-Discovery, Personal Development, and Being the Best You

    by Dave Mitchell ...
    Discover your true self and align your life journey around your core beliefs, values and perspective.Designed as both a companion piece to the author's previous book, The Power of Understanding People, and a stand-alone work, The Power of Understanding Yourself provides readers with a blueprint for examining their true purpose and approach to life and a map for achieving greater personal happiness ... Read more

    $27.99 AUD

  • The Tycoons

    How Andrew Carnegie, John D. Rockefeller, Jay Gould, and J. P. Morgan Invented the American Supereconomy

    "Makes a reader feel like a time traveler plopped down among men who were by turns vicious and visionary."—The Christian Science MonitorThe modern American economy was the creation of four men: Andrew Carnegie, John D. Rockefeller, Jay Gould, and J. P. Morgan. They were the giants of the Gilded Age, a moment of riotous growth that established America as the richest, most inventive, and most ... Read more

    $20.78 AUD

  • Du Pont Dynasty

    Behind the Nylon Curtain

    by Gerard Colby ...
    series Forbidden Bookshelf #6
    Award-winning journalist Gerard Colby takes readers behind the scenes of one of America’s most powerful and enduring corporations; now with a new introduction by the authorTheir name is everywhere. America’s wealthiest industrial family by far and a vast financial power, the Du Ponts, from their mansions in northern Delaware’s “Chateau Country,” have long been leaders in the relentless drive to ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD