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The Future of the Professions by Richard Susskind
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Richard and Daniel Susskind's The Future of the Professions challenges the view that white collar jobs will be immune from the impact of technological advances into the workplace. Indeed, the authors go so far as to detail the road map 'how technolog ...more
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Lead Yourself First by Raymond M. Kethledge
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Lead Yourself First has an important message: we need solitude if we are to be effective leaders. Solitude provides the space that allows leaders
to be analytical
to be intuitive
to be creative, and
to find moral courage.

Most importantly solitude allows
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Leading Digital by George Westerman
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Leading Digital outlines how firms in any industry can harness digital technologies to gain strategic advantage. The book categorises four types of organisation according to their ‘level of digital mastery’ with the follow characteristics:
Beginners
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Luck by Ed Smith
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Luck by Ed Smith is an eclectic discussion of, well, luck (there's a clue in the title - Ed) and its associated concepts of chance, fate, randomness, risk and fortune.
The narrative draws on insights from the ancient Greeks, history, economics and an
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Make It Stick by Peter C. Brown
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Make it Stick is a book about effective learning strategies based on the latest findings of various research studies into how Cognitive Psychology can best be applied to Education. It is written by experts in this field.
The central thesis of this boo
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The Great Degeneration by Niall Ferguson
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Niall Ferguson is a prophet of our time. His great strength as an historian is that he applies the lessons of the past to comment on the present and to warn about the future.
In the The Great Degeneration Ferguson sets out to discuss the state of our
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That's Not How We Do It Here! by John P. Kotter
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That's not how we do it here! is a fable which addresses the issue of how organisations and the individuals within them can respond to the present phenomenon of constant change. Whereas their previous fable, Our Iceberg is Melting, tackled the issue ...more
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Sleeping with Your Smartphone by Leslie A. Perlow
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This book is not about managing SmartPhone useage; it is about the steps that an organisation can take to improve the efficiency of how teams work, one by-product of which was that employees achieved a better work-life balance.
On one level it is the
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Legacy by James Kerr
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JFK's Last Hundred Days by Thurston Clarke
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JFK's Last Hundred Days tracks Kennedy's diary commitments for the last three months in the the run up to the tragic events of 22nd November, and in so doing it provides a snap-shot into what it is to life the life a US President. On one level the pi ...more
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