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The Captain's Run: What It Takes to Lead the All Blacks by Gregor Paul
Category: Business | Reading Level: near fine
How the captains of the last 50 years have gone about leading the world's most successful rugby team. The job of All Blacks captain comes with a scrutiny that puts it alongside the prime minister in terms of profile and public expectation. It takes a strong, confident and assured personality to capta ...Show more
Covid Schmovid: 19 Ways to Make Your Small Business Boom by Vaughn Davis
It's a grab-bag of advice, inspiration, thought starters and practical tips for anyone wanting to grow or starts a sustainable, customer-focused business in a world no-one could have predicted. Packed with actionable insights for Kiwi business owners to be seen and sell to Kiwis and the world.
The Biggest Bluff: How I Learned to Pay Attention, Take Control and Master the Odds by Konnikova, Maria
How a New York Times bestselling author and New Yorker contributor parlayed a strong grasp of the science of human decision-making and a woeful ignorance of cards into a life-changing run as a professional poker player, under the wing of a legend of the game Maria Konnikova had never actually played po ...Show more
No Rules Rules: Netflix and the Culture of Reinvention by Reed Hastings; Erin Meyer
Netflix cofounder Reed Hastings reveals for the first time the unorthodox culture behind one of the world's most innovative, imaginative, and successful companies. There's never before been a company like Netflix. Not only because it has led a revolution in the entertainment industries; or because it ge ...Show more
Chinese Way in Business: Secrets of Successful Business Dealings in China by Boye Lafayette De Mente
Western technology, management expertise and capital have fueled an incredible expansion of China's economy. Each gain is hard-won, with true success gained when Western business people learn to navigate the intricacies of Chinese bureaucracy and culture. The Chinese Way in Business is an invaluable too ...Show more
A groundbreaking approach to identifying the power gaps women experience in their professional life and the key steps they can take to access greater internal and external power in their work and life.
Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill
Unlike most versions of Napoleon Hill's famous book, this edition restores his masterpiece to itsoriginal form and intent. It includes essential material on how to thrive in challenging economic timesthat was taken out of later versions but is incredibly relevant today. This is the only edition of Think ...Show more
Invisible Women: Exposing Data Bias in a World Designed for Men by Caroline Criado Perez
Imagine 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. If any of that sounds familiar, chances are you’re a woman. From government policy and medical research, to techn ...Show more
People, Power, and Profits - Progressive Capitalism for an Age of Discontent by Joseph Stiglitz
We all have the sense that our economy tilts toward big business, but, as Joseph E. Stiglitz explains in People, Power, and Profits, a few corporations now dominate entire sectors, contributing to skyrocketing inequality and slow growth. This is how the financial industry has managed to write its own re ...Show more
An urgent and persuasive argument for why we must fight global monopolies to protect freedom and prosperity.
7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Revised and Updated by Stephen R. Covey
The 7 habits have become famous and are integrated into everyday thinking by millions and millions of people. Why? Because they work! With Sean Covey’s added takeaways on how the habits can be used in our modern age, the wisdom of the 7 habits will be refreshed for a new generation of leaders. They incl ...Show more