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  • Service Design

    From Insight to Inspiration

    by Andy Polaine and 2 more

    Service Design is an eminently practical guide to designing services that work for people. It offers powerful insights, methods, and case studies to help you design, implement, and measure multichannel service experiences with greater impact for customers, businesses, and society. ... Read more

    $47.95 AUD

  • Creativity, Inc.

    Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration

    by Ed Catmull

    Lessons in creativity and business from the president of Pixar and Disney Animation_____________________________________________________________'Just might be the best business book ever written.' Forbes MagazineThis is the story behind the company that changed animation forever. Here, the founder of Pixar reveals the ideas and techniques that have made Pixar one of the most widely admired ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • Trading in the Zone

    Master the Market with Confidence, Discipline, and a Winning Attitude

    by Mark Douglas

    Douglas uncovers the underlying reasons for lack of consistency and helps traders overcome the ingrained mental habits that cost them money. He takes on the myths of the market and exposes them one by one teaching traders to look beyond random outcomes, to understand the true realities of risk, and to be comfortable with the "probabilities" of market movement that governs all market speculation. ... Read more

    $11.65 AUD

  • Sprint

    How To Solve Big Problems and Test New Ideas in Just Five Days

    by Jake Knapp and 2 more

    **A NEW YORK TIMES and WALL STREET JOURNAL bestseller'A must read for entrepreneurs of all stripes' - Eric Ries, author of The Lean StartupFrom three partners at Google Ventures, a unique five-day process for solving tough business problems, proven at more than 100 companies.**What’s the most important place to focus your effort?How many meetings and discussions does it take before you can be sure ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Hooked

    How to Build Habit-Forming Products

    by Nir Eyal

    Nir Eyal reveals how successful companies create products people can't put down - and shows how you can do it too.INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER WITH OVER 200,000 COPIES SOLD WORLDWIDEBased on years of research, consulting, and practical experience, Hooked:* Shows how to create user habits that stick* Includes practical insights and riveting examples, from the iPhone to Twitter, Pinterest and the Bible ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • TED Talks

    The official TED guide to public speaking: Tips and tricks for giving unforgettable speeches and presentations

    by Chris Anderson

    'This is not just the most insightful book ever written on public speaking-it's also a brilliant, profound look at how to communicate' - Adam Grant, author of ORIGINALSIn Ted Talks Chris Anderson, Head of TED, reveals the inside secrets of how to give a first-class presentation. Where books like Talk Like TED and TED Talks Storytelling whetted the appetite, here is the official TED guide to public ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • The Inevitable

    Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future

    by Kevin Kelly

    **A New York Times BestsellerFrom one of our leading technology thinkers and writers, a guide through the twelve technological imperatives that will shape the next thirty years and transform our lives**Much of what will happen in the next thirty years is inevitable, driven by technological trends that are already in motion. In this fascinating, provocative new book, Kevin Kelly provides an ... Read more

    $15.50 AUD

  • The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies

    by Erik Brynjolfsson and 1 more

    A New York Times Bestseller. A “fascinating” (Thomas L. Friedman, New York Times) look at how digital technology is transforming our work and our lives.In recent years, Google’s autonomous cars have logged thousands of miles on American highways and IBM’s Watson trounced the best human Jeopardy! players. Digital technologies—with hardware, software, and networks at their core—will in the near ... Read more

    $29.03 AUD

  • That Will Never Work

    The Birth of Netflix by the first CEO and co-founder Marc Randolph

    by Marc Randolph

    In the tradition of Phil Knight's Shoe Dog comes the incredible untold story of how Netflix went from concept to company - all revealed by co-founder and first CEO Marc Randolph."Engaging and insightful." --Reed Hastings, CEO of Netflix"As the founding CEO, Marc Randolph's leadership defined the culture of Netflix and laid the groundwork for successive, global revolutions in how we make and ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The E-Myth Contractor

    Why Most Contractors' Businesses Don't Work and What to Do About It

    by Michael E. Gerber

    With The E-Myth Contractor, Michael E. Gerber launches a series of books that apply the E-Myth to specific types of small businesses. The first is aimed at contractors.This book reveals a radical new mind-set that will free contractors from the tyranny of an unprofitable, unproductive routine. With specific tips on topics as crucial as planning, money and personnel management, The E-Myth ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • Self Leadership and the One Minute Manager: Gain the mindset and skillset for getting what you need to succeed

    by Ken Blanchard and 2 more

    Twenty years after creating the phenomenal bestselling classic The One Minute Manager, Ken Blanchard returns to its roots with the most powerful and essential title in the series as he explores the skills needed to empower yourself to success.In this captivating business parable, bestselling author Ken Blanchard tells the story of Steve, a young advertising executive who is about to lose his job. ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Randomistas

    How Radical Researchers Changed Our World

    by Andrew Leigh

    Randomised tests are carried out on us every day: by supermarkets, search engines, online dating sites, political parties and direct marketers. But how do these tests work? Are there any ethical issues? And what do they reveal about our choices?In Randomistas, Andrew Leigh tells the stories of radical researchers who overturned conventional wisdom in medicine, politics, business, law enforcement ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Running Lean

    Iterate from Plan A to a Plan That Works

    by Ash Maurya

    We live in an age of unparalleled opportunity for innovation. We’re building more products than ever before, but most of them fail—not because we can’t complete what we set out to build, but because we waste time, money, and effort building the wrong product.What we need is a systematic process for quickly vetting product ideas and raising our odds of success. That’s the promise of Running Lean.In ... Read more

    $20.23 AUD

  • Company of One

    Why Staying Small is the Next Big Thing for Business

    by Paul Jarvis

    What if the real key to a richer and more fulfilling career was not to create and scale up a new business, but rather, to be able to work for yourself, determine your own hours and become a (highly profitable) and sustainable company of one? Suppose the better-and smarter-solution is simply to remain small?Company of One is a refreshing new approach centered on staying small and avoiding growth, ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The 22 Immutable Laws of Branding

    How to Build a Product or Service into a World-Class Brand

    by Al Ries and 1 more

    This marketing classic has been expanded to include new commentary, new illustrations, and a bonus book: The 11 Immutable Laws of Internet Branding.Smart and accessible, The 22 Immutable Laws of Branding is the definitive text on branding, pairing anecdotes about some of the best brands in the world, like Rolex, Volvo, and Heineken, with the signature savvy of marketing gurus Al and Laura Ries. ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • Summary: How to win friends and influence people - Dale Carnegie

    The All-Time Classic Manual Of People Skills

    by BusinessNews Publishing

    Complete summary of Dale Carnegie's book "HOW TO WIN FRIENDS AND INFLUENCE PEOPLE: The All-Time Classic Manual Of People Skills"The Review of the ideas in Dale Carnegie's book "HOW TO WIN FRIENDS AND INFLUENCE PEOPLE"shows that no matter your occupation, goals, ambitions of position in a company, dealing with people is your biggest challenge. If you learn how to do so effectively, though, you will ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • INSPIRED

    How to Create Tech Products Customers Love

    by Marty Cagan

    series Silicon Valley Product Group
    How do today's most successful tech companies—Amazon, Google, Facebook, Netflix, Tesla—design, develop, and deploy the products that have earned the love of literally billions of people around the world?Perhaps surprisingly, they do it very differently than most tech companies.In INSPIRED, technology product management thought leader Marty Cagan provides readers with a master class in how to ... Read more

    $32.99 AUD

  • The Founder's Dilemmas

    Anticipating and Avoiding the Pitfalls That Can Sink a Startup

    by Noam Wasserman

    series The Kauffman Foundation Series on Innovation and Entrepreneurship
    Often downplayed in the excitement of starting up a new business venture is one of the most important decisions entrepreneurs will face: should they go it alone, or bring in cofounders, hires, and investors to help build the business? More than just financial rewards are at stake. Friendships and relationships can suffer. Bad decisions at the inception of a promising venture lay the foundations ... Read more

    $25.51 AUD

  • Strengths Finder 2.0 | Summary

    by Summary Station

    Tom Rath explains that StrengthsFinder really began in 1998 when he, along with his team of scientists, explored what is right with people rather than what is wrong with them. In today's world, we tend to focus on weakness rather than strength, and that is wrong for many reasons. Rath decided to challenge that way of thinking. With the help of his team, Rath developed a “language” of thirty-four ... Read more

    $4.15 AUD

  • Insight

    The Power of Self-Awareness in a Self-Deluded World

    by Tasha Eurich

    series Expert Thinking
    Do you understand who you really are? Or how others really see you? We all know people with a stunning lack of self-awareness – but how often do we consider whether we might have the same problem?Research shows that self-awareness is the meta-skill of the 21st century – the foundation for high performance, smart choices, and lasting relationships. Unfortunately, we are remarkably poor judges of ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Blue Ocean Shift

    Beyond Competing - Proven Steps to Inspire Confidence and Seize New Growth

    by Renee Mauborgne and 1 more

    "This invaluable guide will be empowering to business-minded readers." Publishers WeeklyDrawing on more than a decade of new work, Kim and Mauborgne show you how to move beyond competing, inspire your people's confidence, and seize new growth, guiding you step-by-step through how to take your organisation from a red ocean crowded with competition to a blue ocean of uncontested market space. By ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The 17 Indisputable Laws of Teamwork

    Embrace Them and Empower Your Team

    by John Maxwell

    Building and maintaining a successful team is no simpletask. Even people who have taken their teams to the highest level in theirfield have difficulty recreating what accounted for their successes. Is it astrong work ethic? Is it “chemistry”? What tools can you wrap your hands aroundto build–or rebuild–your team?In The 17 Indisputable Laws of Teamwork, leadership expertand New York Times ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Why Do Smart People Make Such Stupid Mistakes?: A Practical Negotiation Guide to More Profitable Client Relationships for Marketing and Communication Agencies,Sales Teams and Professional Service People

    by Chris Merrington

    Are you paid what you deserve by your clients? Learn to negotiate with your clients more profitably. This book will save you a fortune and maybe even make you a fortune. Its practical approach means you can apply the proven strategies in your business today. You will discover: How to confidently hold your price, How to say 'no' to clients while improving your relationship, How to negotiate higher ... Read more

    $9.01 AUD

  • The Startup Way

    How Entrepreneurial Management Transforms Culture and Drives Growth

    by Eric Ries

    Winner of the Business Book Awards 'Thought Leader' category-----The Startup Way reveals how organisations of all sizes can harness startup techniques to drive growth.With his million-copy bestseller The Lean Startup, Eric Ries launched a global movement. Concepts like minimal viable product, A/B testing and 'pivoting' changed the language of business. Now he turns his attention to companie... ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD