• Self-help & personal development

      Keeping the Faith

      Daily Reflections to Build Strength, Serenity, and Passion in Your Life and the Lives of Others

      by John W. Pozzi

      THE TRUE FAITH THAT MUST BE FOUND AND KEPT IS THE FAITH IN ONESELF. Each day you give a part of yourself whether it is at work, at home, or in your daily interaction with others. How do you give of yourself? Do you hold back or go at life half-heartedly? You need to give of yourself with heart, mind, and soul all the time. You never know what interaction with a person will make a difference in their life — or yours. If you don’t believe in yourself and don’t have the confidence to grow each day, then you are missing out on what life has to offer you. This simple book will inspire you to help others. Or, at the very least, you will make another person’s day — and, therefore, your day — better.

    • Business, Economics & Law
      February 2019

      Frauen in der Arbeitswelt 4.0

      Chancen und Risiken für die Erwerbstätigkeit

      by Dagmar Preißing

      Die „Digitalisierung 4.0", in Deutschland auch unter dem Begriff der Industrie 4.0 bekannt, hat nicht nur erheblichen Einfluss auf die technischen Veränderungen in der Wirtschaft, sondern auch auf den Arbeitsmarkt und die Arbeit der Zukunft, insbesondere der Frauen. Dagmar Preißing und ihre Mitautorinnen greifen in diesem Buch auf, inwieweit sich diese neuen Ausprägungen der Arbeit 4.0 als Chancen oder Risiken auf die Erwerbstätigkeit von Frauen auswirken. Die Erwerbstätigkeit von Frauen zu erhöhen, ist ein erklärtes Ziel der EU-Kommission im Rahmen der Europa 2020 Strategie. Die Gründe hierfür sind offensichtlich: Erstens sollte eine Volkswirtschaft es sich nicht leisten, auf die Hälfte aller zur Verfügung stehenden qualifizierten Arbeitskräfte – die Frauen – zu verzichten. Zweitens erfordert der demografische Wandel mit dem damit verbundenen Mangel an Fach- und Führungskräften die Erwerbsbeteiligung aller potenziellen Arbeitskräfte, auch die der Frauen. Drittens zeigen die Entwicklungen der Sozialpolitik, dass die künftige Altersarmut vor allem Frauen trifft. Eine steigende Erwerbsbeteiligung von Frauen könnte diese fatalen Entwicklungen mildern. Ziel dieses Buches ist es daher aufzuzeigen, ob und wie eine gleichberechtigte, verbesserte und erhöhte Arbeitsmarktintegration von Frauen in Deutschland, auch und gerade vor dem Hintergrund einer sich verändernden Arbeitswelt, erfolgen könnte.

    • Business, Economics & Law
      June 2019

      Digitalisierung der Immobilienwirtschaft

      by Günter Vornholz

      Megatrends verändern die Lebens- und Arbeitswelten der Menschen. Insbesondere die Digitalisierung beeinflusst technische, wirtschaftliche und gesellschaftliche Entwicklungsprozesse. Dabei stehen auch die Immobilienwirtschaft und -märkte angesichts der digitalen Transformation vor großen Herausforderungen. Innovative technologische Entwicklungen können zu evolutionären und disruptiven Veränderungen der Geschäftsmodelle und Geschäftsprozesse in den Unternehmen führen. Auch wenn die Veränderungen in der Immobilienwirtschaft noch am Anfang stehen, werden sich neue Anforderungen an Immobilienstandorte und Immobilien entwickeln. Konsumbedürfnisse, Kundenbeziehungen, Prozesse und letztendlich Erzeugnisse und Dienstleistungen unterliegen genauso wie die Immobilien selbst einem Veränderungsprozess. Das Buch beleuchtet die verschiedenen Megatrends und grenzt sie ab, es analysiert die Auswirkungen der Digitalisierung auf die Immobilienwirtschaft und damit deren Folgen für die Geschäftsmodelle und -prozesse und gibt einen spannenden Ausblick auf kurz- bis langfristige Trends.

    • Business, Economics & Law
      June 2019


      Cutting Through to Excellence in Sales Leadership

      by Vinit Shah

      Sales leaders must balance many activities and personalities, develop a strategic vision and culture and encourage their team to grow and improve for long-term success. This fascinating book encourages and teaches aspiring sales managers to understand themselves and their team so they can handle challenging situations and achieve higher levels of success. Find the root cause of interpersonal and performance issues Appreciate your own values and those of your sales team Discover your growth potential to become a better leader

    • Business & management
      April 2012

      The Five-Minute Coach

      Improve Performance, Rapidly

      by Lynne Cooper

      The Five-Minute Coach offers a simple, step by step guide to how to coach – quickly and effortlessly – to get amazingly better results at work. Short, punchy and easy to read, the user can swiftly learn this innovative and effective tool for improving performance.Designed for leaders, managers and supervisors, in any setting, The Five-Minute Coach is a ground-breaking approach to coaching on the job. It creates significant performance improvements, whilst improving job satisfaction for manager and team member alike. This approach to coaching has been developed by the authors and used in organisations across the board – large and small, private and public, with adults and teens, and across a variety of voluntary and community groups. Professional coaches have also adopted The Five-Minute Coach in their work.The book leads the reader through this deceptively simple process which changes thinking about how to work with others. Leaders no longer need to have all the answers. They benefit from true delegation. They uncover the talent and resources of others. They free up time for themselves - time to think strategically and to be more proactive, creative and innovative.With its focus on outcome-thinking, effective action planning and motivating people to take action, the book offers clear steps, practical examples and tips. It all adds up to a very practical way to improve performance.

    • Business, Economics & Law
      October 2011


      Unlock Your Winning Sales Mindset

      by Leigh Ashton

      Even when outwardly confident, sales people and business owners often lack the inner confidence and practical strategies to achieve great sales results on a consistent basis. Conventional sales training doesn't address the inner barriers that get in the way of sales success. This book does. With an innovative approach to selling, this book will take you through a process that will: - Help you identify your inner psychological barriers to sales success - Give you the tools to overcome what's holding you back - Teach you how the mind works so that you can maintain high levels of motivation and focus - Help you connect at a deeper level with your clients and prospects - Enable you to close more sales

    • Business, Economics & Law
      April 2016

      360 Degree Feedback: A Transformational Approach

      by Elva R Ainsworth

      Elva R Ainsworth is widely regarded as one of the UK's leading practitioners and trainers in the field of 360 degree feedback. A real determination to help people see their personal and organisational blindspots has fuelled Elva's work in the area of all-round behavioural insight. This has driven her twenty years' experience in designing and delivering 360 degree feedback projects globally and her appetite to incorporate some of the latest insights on change processes. "360 Degree Feedback: A Transformational Approach" reveals unique and powerful methodologies creatively illustrated with real examples of what is possible. This book is essential reading for HR and OD professionals, consultants and coaches who wish to take their skills to a new level.

    • Business, Economics & Law
      October 2014

      5 Conversations

      How to Transform Trust, Engagement and Performance at Work

      by Nick Cowley, Nigel Purse, Lynn Allison

      Research shows that successful businesses are those where employees are really engaged - how do they achieve this? Complex organisation initiatives or something more personal? In today's world of work we have forgotten a simple truth: the power of authentic, two-way, human conversations to build relationships, trust, and engagement. This book comes from 30 years of learning from world-class organisations, tried and tested leadership coaching techniques and emergent thinking on neuroscience and employee behaviour. The result is a simple guide to why, when and how to hold five critical conversations with people you manage. 5 Conversations will help the reader to dramatically improve trust, relationships, motivation and performance at work; build a better business by developing successful relationships; engage their personnel.

    • Business, Economics & Law
      January 2016

      Being An Agile Leader-Manager

      Practical skills to handle people challenges in today’s world of work

      by Catherine Joyce

      Managing other people at work is a challenge for every manager… you’re not alone! Are you a practical person but need step-by-step tools to manage others? Want to handle other people’s expectations more effectively?Succeed with tricky conversations Facing resistance to new solutions, new processes or even simple ideas? Want to improve the performance of others? In each chapter, Catherine takes you through a different topic: with exercises, stories and tips to dip into and expand your management skills. If you are a new manager there are practical and useful ways to help you be more effective. If you are an experienced manager there are new processes to learn and fresh strategies to explore. Either way, this book will help you be more agile and deal more effectively with others, be they your employees, your boss, your clients, JV partners or colleagues.

    • Business, Economics & Law
      March 2015

      The Business of People

      How to Nurture Potential and Performance

      by Shirley Soodeen

      Have you ever wondered why some people seem able to inspire others to do great things, sometimes even beyond their perceived limitations? Why do some managers shine more than others when managing their employees? What exactly do they do and have that makes their employees want to work with them and keep delivering beyond expectations? The principles in this book are not new. They have been around a long time and are used by many managers to help tap into the source of high performance within the world of business, sport and high fashion luxury.

    • Business, Economics & Law
      November 2016


      Helping Business Leaders Create Engaged Teams and Happy People

      by Kavitha Chahel

      Humanity and Profits are Not Mutually Exclusive. In this insightful book, Kavitha Chahel explores the tell-tale signs of a toxic work environment and the impact on business. Explore concepts, ideas and practical exercises you can use to improve your own workplace and in so doing increase your profits. Tap into your compassion through practical advice and stories to improve your ability to communicate with compassion. Create strong cohesive teams that are effective, efficient and productive. Develop your ability to be a compassionate leader through self awareness. Create and sustain a culture of trust, loyalty and commitment. Work practices are changing and today’s worker is looking for more than just a decent salary. Create a sense of belonging, being part of something bigger than one’s self, starting with humanising the way we communicate with one another.

    • Business, Economics & Law
      November 2017


      Creating Trust and Motivation at Work

      by Susanne Jacobs

      Grounded in research, DRIVERS provides an accessible and practical guide for leaders to understand and apply the science of intrinsic motivation and trust at work. The DRIVERS are the true performance currency.

    • Business, Economics & Law
      April 2018

      Employee Confidence

      The new rules of Engagement

      by Karen J Hewitt

      Are your people the change you want to see? Employee Engagement figures are flagging. Employees are disgruntled, stressed or underutilised, or all three. The world is changing faster than ever before, and companies and entire industries are fighting for survival. Employees have never been more needed and valuable. So why are we pursuing the same old unsuccessful Engagement models when accessing the full potential of our human capital has never been more critical? Karen J Hewitt urges us to look at Employee Engagement from a whole new level, with a methodology to bring out a company’s real leadership potential, and within every single employee. A whole host of practical techniques (the new rules of Engagement) bring Employee Confidence to life, showing us how to create workplaces where employees thrive and drive company performance.

    • Business, Economics & Law
      May 2014

      How to be Zoomly at work

      The essential handbook for thriving at work

      by Dawn Sillett

      Ever had a 'people problem' at work? Or been told to 'brush up your people skills'? Just how are you supposed to do that? This book is for you if you have: been promoted and need to get the best from other people; got a sneaking suspicion that your 'people skills' - or lack of them - might be holding you back in your career; watched others progress - apparently effortlessly - and noticed other people wax lyrical about their inspirational leadership; ever gone home from work worrying about an issue you have with a colleague; wondered who to ask or where to look for answers to some of those tricky questions about working with people - and don't want to ask the very people you work with. With no-nonsense tools and tips, practical exercises and real examples of managing and being managed by other people, this is an essential handbook for surviving at work.

    • Business, Economics & Law
      September 2018

      Human Resources Changes the World

      How and Why HR and HR Directors Should Step-Up as Leaders in the 21st Century

      by Glenn G Jones

      Which mindset do you think existing Boards and CEOs are in when it comes to HRDs being able to make the move to CEO? Have you ever asked the question why HR Directors don’t make the move to CEO? Why Boards and CEOs ignore “HRness”? Is HR really dead? Where is HR’s guiding North Star? Could you imagine an HR Director being your CEO? In Human Resources Changes the World, Glenn G Jones examines the available research and sets out the reasons why HR is not progressing to its full potential; it will surprise you. If you’ve never thought of becoming a CEO and you are in HR, then think again. After over thirty years in HR and six years in freelance HR consulting, the above questions have become something that Glenn needed to tackle. In this book, Glenn sets out the actions and mindset that must be adopted to enable HR to really change the world in the 21st century.

    • Teaching, Language & Reference
      January 2018

      The Impact Formula

      Powerful solutions for turbo-charging your influence

      by Oliver Medill

      Are you looking to bring a new and profitable dimension to your career? Do you have key insights, experiences and growth opportunities to share? Would you like to inspire and impress with charismatic speaking skills? We all have a unique skill set, a personal toolbox of knowledge and insight, but not all of us know how to leverage those skills for maximum effect. Using a powerful method for unforgettable impact, Oliver Medill has delivered life-changing presentations to thousands of executive, corporate and professional clients and in this book he shares with you the secret of the ultimate in personal branding. The Impact Formula will give you the tools to create your own Intellectual Property and transform it into inspirational presentations. Learn how to: • Speak with passion and charisma • Build unstoppable confidence with a growth mindset habit • Package your knowledge into content that’s easy to teach, understand and learn Showing you how to revolutionise your career in a series of simple steps, this book will consolidate your brand identity, transform your confidence and maximise your impact at all levels. What are you waiting for?

    • Business, Economics & Law
      January 2017

      Inclusion Around The Clock

      Celebrating Diversity & Inclusion with Pluribus

      by Isabelle Pujol

      Inclusion Around The Clock is a collective book written by Isabelle Pujol, Founder and Director of Pluribus, a global Diversity and Inclusion consultancy and 12 authors from the Pluribus network across many cultures. All share a common vision: to be a positive drive for change in the world! Throughout their respective personal experiences, various insights and different expertises, they invite you to dive deep into a wide range of approaches related to the vast and rich topic of Diversity and Inclusion, always with sincerity, authenticity, vulnerability and courage. The book also offers information on some of the most critical issues Pluribus is addressing with clients currently and for the last ten years, at local, regional and global level. It raises the reader’s awareness on what diversity and inclusion is about – more than just race and gender. It represents the wide range of rich talent, experiences (personal and professional) and perspectives that makes up Pluribus.

    • Business, Economics & Law
      February 2016

      The Inspiration Code

      Secrets of unlocking your people's potential

      by Terry Hill

      Motivation truths for today's workplace; the science of what drives us and the art of harnessing it; find the real reasons why your people work; be a truly inspirational leader; get the best out of each and every one of your staff; commit your team to a powerful cause.

    • Business, Economics & Law
      July 2018

      Love to Lead

      by Tracy Kite

      This book is for people in leadership positions who want to learn more about great leadership. Why use the word ‘love’ in a book for business? Because it matters! When leaders consider love from a philosophical viewpoint, it gives way to the serious business of trust, respect, compassion, ethics and loyalty in getting business done. If you give a damn about people and you’re courageous enough to contemplate ‘love’, you get great business. This book takes the reader through knowledge, practice and techniques. It is for busy managers to easily arm themselves with skills needed to improve the everyday performance of their people. If you love to lead, you need to Love to Lead.

    • Humanities & Social Sciences
      February 2019

      Her Way To The Top

      The Glass Ceiling Is Thicker Than It Looks

      by Hira Ali

      Award-winning Hira Ali examines the myriad of challenges women face on their road to professional success. Informed by her 13 years of coaching experience and survey responses from 300 working women, she reveals the universal internal and external roadblocks that can impede a woman’s climb to the top, regardless of her culture or geography. This go-to guide for working women explores FOMO (the Fear of Missing Out), Imposter Syndrome, perfectionism and sexual harassment, among other issues. She moves beyond problems and empowers her readers with real solutions to help them break the glass ceiling. Written by a successful career woman for the benefit of career women around the world, Her Way to the Top demonstrates that women are all in this together, and together they can make a difference for each other.

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