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  • Being Genuine: Stop Being Nice, Start Being Real is an essential guide for anyone who wants to improve their psychological wellbeing In Being Genuine: Stop Being Nice, Start Being Real, the Belgian psychologist Thomas d’Ansembourg argues that many modern social problems stem from an inability to recognise and express our personal needs, and that genuine communication is the key to surmounting this...
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  • Capital in the Twenty-First Century is a powerful critique of the modern capitalist system In Capital in the Twenty-First Century, the French economist Thomas Piketty argues that that capitalism constantly increases inequality by concentrating capital in the hands of a very affluent minority, and calls for a paradigm shift in the way we approach production and wealth. This clear and...
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  • First Things First offers powerful advice on time management In First Things First, the businessman and author Stephen R. Covey offers a new approach to time management and allows readers to maximize their effectiveness by setting priorities so that they can always have time for the things that truly matter. This clear and detailed analysis is ideal for anyone looking for an alternative to...
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  • Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity will revolutionize your approach to time management In Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity, the world-renowned productivity and time management guru David Allen sets out a foolproof system for establishing your priorities, organising your time and making sure that projects get completed. The Getting Things Done, or GTD, method can be applied...
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  • Good to Great takes an innovative approach to becoming a business leader In Good to Great, the American author and former Stanford University professor Jim Collins analyzes the reasons for major success, looking at a range of factors such as company culture, leadership, management and strategy. This clear and detailed summary and analysis is a valuable resource for anyone who...
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  • How to Win Friends and Influence People will revolutionize your relationships with others In his bestselling book How to Win Friends and Influence People, the American author Dale Carnegie offers readers practical tools to communicate effectively, strengthen their interpersonal relationships and master public speaking. While many of Carnegie's suggestions were initially aimed at business managers and salespeople, they have also been successfully applied...
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  • Rich Dad Poor Dad is a revolutionary look at business and how to make money In Rich Dad Poor Dad, the American businessman Robert Kiyosaki highlights that wealth is based on a few basic principles that are often overlooked in favor of good education and hard work, meaning that the majority of people will never escape the rat race. This...
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  • The 4-Hour Workweek is a revolutionary approach to work In The 4-Hour Workweek, the American author, entrepreneur and speaker Timothy Ferris shares his own method for working less and earning more, which includes optimization, outsourcing and personal development. This clear and detailed summary and analysis is a valuable resource for anyone who wants to understand Ferris’ very original book: it...
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  • The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People is an innovative look at the road to success In The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, the American entrepreneur and university lecturer Stephen R. Covey explains how, in his opinion, some people become successful and others do not, by looking at a range of values including integrity, leadership and synergy. This clear...
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  • The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money is a highly significant work that marked a turning point in the development of modern economic theory In The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money, the British economist John Maynard Keynes argues that the belief that markets naturally tend towards full employment is a fallacy, and that state interventionism is therefore necessary to...
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  • The Lean Startup offers an innovative approach to entrepreneurship and growth In The Lean Startup, the American entrepreneur Eric Ries draws on his experiences as a startup founder to present a new approach to company and product launches. In particular, he advocates reducing the time spent on the feedback loop and cutting costs at all stages of the production process. This clear and detailed...
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  • The New One Minute Manager offers powerful advice on time management In The New One Minute Manager, the management specialist Ken Blanchard and the communication expert Spencer Johnson provide an updated approach to management for our contemporary globalized world. Through the concepts of One Minute Goals, One Minute Praisings and One Minute Re-Directs, they provide a model that newly promoted managers and seasoned leaders...
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