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Making Your Work Work

Making Your Work Work

By: Jan Gillett

Publisher: Infinite Ideas

Publication Date: 17-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 02-APR-2014

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Making your work work is a practical book, invaluable to individual managers who want to develop their approach to carrying out their own responsibilities. It also helps more senior managers who wish to lead their organisation toward a comprehensive transformation in culture and performance. It provides practical approaches to management and improvement that are based upon the four key foundations detailed in Dr W. Edwards Deming’s ‘System of Profound Knowledge’. These foundations have underpinned performance revolutions across Asia, North America and Europe, in organisations as diverse...

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The Diversity Dashboard

The Diversity Dashboard

By: Eilidh Milnes; Dr Deborah Swallow

Publisher: Infinite Ideas

Publication Date: 31-MAY-2013

Insert Date: 02-AUG-2013

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Diversity can be the cause of many problems at work and most people fail to recognise them. It is not just verbal expressions that cause confusion and distress. Beyond every gesture lies a world of meaning and interpretation. We do not all communicate in the same way. This, alongside strict policies around political correctness and inclusion, creates confusion, fear and a type of paralysis which can seriously undermine performance. 'The Diversity Dashboard' is a quick reference guide that aims to help managers to bridge the cultural gaps in their organisations. Swallow and Milnes use the...

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The Corporate Wellness Bible

The Corporate Wellness Bible

By: Kate Cook

Publisher: Infinite Ideas

Publication Date: 24-MAR-2013

Insert Date: 26-JUL-2013

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One vital key to a flourishing career is your health. If you're tired, stressed, overweight or unhappy you're not going to be able to work as well as your healthier colleagues, which puts you at a disadvantage in the workplace. The Corporate Wellness Bible is an accessible, engaging and practical resource which provides you with numerous health and wellness insights, and suggests how they can be applied to everyday life. It is not intended to be a 'wagging finger', telling you what you should and shouldn't do; more of a good friend chatting with you over a cup of tea, giving some...

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The 100 greatest ideas for building the business of your dreams

The 100 greatest ideas for building the business of your dreams

By: Ken Langdon

Publisher: Infinite Ideas

Publication Date: 14-FEB-2013

Insert Date: 24-FEB-2013

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How do you rate your job satisfaction? Are you bored by the repetitive nature of your work? Are you tired of the eccentricity, and occasional madness, of the big company you work for? Are you beset with internal politics and meetings, bloody meetings and fed up with it? If so you're probably one of the millions of people who dream of running their own business. But what exactly is the business of your dreams? Do you imagine that sooner or later, you'll sell a business to new investors and leave yourself able to retire early in a state of blissful financial independence? Or maybe you'd...

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The Thirty-Six Stratagems

The Thirty-Six Stratagems

By: Peter Taylor

Publisher: Infinite Ideas

Publication Date: 02-JAN-2013

Insert Date: 24-FEB-2013

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The 36 Stratagems is a Chinese essay used to illustrate a series of stratagems used in politics and in war, as well as in civilian life, often through unorthodox means. Approximately 300 years ago an unknown scholar compiled the stratagems, a strangely seductive meditation on deception. The stratagems are ordered in categories according to your current position. 'Advantageous Stratagems', 'Opportunistic Stratagems' and 'Attacking Stratagems' are used when you are in a winning situation. 'Confusion Stratagems', 'Deception Stratagems' and 'Desperate Stratagems' are used when you are in a...

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Achieve your goals

Achieve your goals

By:  Infinite Ideas

Publisher: Infinite Ideas

Publication Date: 08-MAR-2012

Insert Date: 11-JAN-2013

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If you have ever set yourself a goal and then watched helplessly as it slipped away this is the book for you. Whatever you want to do in life you need to take charge of your dreams, put a plan in place and follow it. It's a common problem and has been for hundreds of years. The first of the books we've sought advice from was published in the mid-eighteenth century, while the most recent one was published nearly two hundred years later. The ideas in both these and the other five books we've turned to are still amazingly relevant. The ideas in Achieve your goals are drawn from best-selling...

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Find your dream job

Find your dream job

By: John Middleton; Ken Langdon

Publisher: Infinite Ideas

Publication Date: 07-JUN-2011

Insert Date: 11-JAN-2013

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When you think of your current job do you conjure up an image of a scrawny rat scratching at the corner of its cage desperate to get out? Then it's time to make a move. You can find your dream job but it can seem daunting. There's a never-ending avalanche of books, magazines, websites and TV programmes to allegedly 'help'. But who's got the time to wade through this lot to sift the stuff that works from the rubbish? Find your dream job cuts straight to the heart of the matter. With the surest shortcuts and secrets garnered from two top career experts, Ken Langdon and John Middleton, Find...

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The Lazy Project Manager and the Project from Hell

The Lazy Project Manager and the Project from Hell

By: Peter Taylor; Michael Finer

Publisher: Infinite Ideas

Publication Date: 17-APR-2012

Insert Date: 11-JAN-2013

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In The Lazy Project Manager and the Project from Hell, Peter Taylor applies the lazy project management technique introduced in his Kindle bestsellers The Lazy Project Manager and The Lazy Winner to a project that has gone seriously wrong. Based on a workshop Peter has been delivering for several years, the information provided allows you and your team to undertake your own Project from Hell workshop where you analyze the problems and prepare an improvement plan that will be the basis for rescuing the project. The authors provide substantial information about 'The Project from Hell',...

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Better, Stronger, Faster

Better, Stronger, Faster

By: Brad Rosser

Publisher: Infinite Ideas

Publication Date: 31-AUG-2009

Insert Date: 25-DEC-2012

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Did you know that only twenty per cent of new businesses survive to see their fifth birthday? This is just not right. If they had focused on the key issues and received the right guidance, many of these failed businesses would still be here today. Better, stronger, faster is a benchmark book that acts as a mentor for the business builder addressing all of the hard issues and guiding the reader through the many pitfalls start-ups face. This book will ensure that the odds of your business surviving, and ultimately prospering, are stacked in your favour. ...

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Planning your business

Planning your business

By:  Infinite Ideas

Publisher: Infinite Ideas

Publication Date: 14-FEB-2012

Insert Date: 25-DEC-2012

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Do you dream of running your own business? Do you keep having great ideas that never get put into practice? Do you own a business already, but lack the time to grow and develop it? If you answer 'yes' to any of these questions then Planning your business will prove invaluable. Packed full of practical advice and handy tips, Planning your business will deliver business success to you quickly and effectively. Discover how to: decide if you've got what it takes; get the best professional advice; write a brilliant marketing plan; beat the money worries; raise finance; prepare and present your...

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Interviewing

Interviewing

By:  Infinite Ideas

Publisher: Infinite Ideas

Publication Date: 14-FEB-2012

Insert Date: 25-DEC-2012

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Interviewing is packed full of useful and practical advice for the would-be ace recruiter. In today's competitive labour markets it's vital to make sure you have the right person for the right job. The crux of any recruitment procedure, however sophisticated, is the face-to-face interview. It can be a nerve-wracking time for both parties. How do you decide? How can you be sure you've made the best choice of person? Have you been fair and given the interviewee every opportunity? This book is also very useful for people being interviewed. Interviewing is all about technique – asking the...

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Managing people for the first time

Managing people for the first time

By:  Infinite Ideas

Publisher: Infinite Ideas

Publication Date: 14-FEB-2012

Insert Date: 25-DEC-2012

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Have you just been promoted and are now responsible for staff for the very first time? Does the thought of managing your colleagues and friends worry you? How will you deal with conflict? How will you give praise and criticism? Managing people for the first time is written for all new managers who suddenly have the responsibility for staff management thrust upon them. It offers no-nonsense techniques to enable you to make an immediate positive impact on your staff and to hit the ground running in your new managerial career. Quickly learn how to: understand the manager's role; prepare for...

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Maximize your time

Maximize your time

By:  Infinite Ideas

Publisher: Infinite Ideas

Publication Date: 14-FEB-2012

Insert Date: 25-DEC-2012

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Is your time your own? Are you stressed out by not being in control of your life? Could you achieve so much more if you just had more time? Do you consider time to be your enemy? If you answer "yes" to any of these questions then MAXIMISE YOUR TIME! by Ronald Bracey provides the perfect answer. Packed full of useful tips and practical guidance, and written in an entertaining, easy-to-read style, this book shows you how to master time and ensure that you get the most out of each and every hour. Topics covered include: Making Time Your Friend; Changing – Today!; Working Smarter, Not Longer;...

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Everyman's career guide

Everyman's career guide

By:  Infinite Ideas

Publisher: Infinite Ideas

Publication Date: 14-FEB-2012

Insert Date: 25-DEC-2012

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Career progress is easy isn't it? Surely you just show up at 9, keep your head down for eight hours and then hotfoot it out of the office the minute the clock strikes 5? That might be OK for some but if you want a varied, interesting and well-paid career then you're going to have to put in a bit more effort. We know it can often be hard to think about your career when the actual job keeps you occupied more hours than you'd like so that's why we've made it easy for you. Here are 20 tips for impressing your boss, getting the pay rise you want and progressing up the career ladder – and all...

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Super selling

Super selling

By:  Infinite Ideas

Publisher: Infinite Ideas

Publication Date: 30-APR-2012

Insert Date: 25-DEC-2012

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In a business world that is changing rapidly, so too are selling techniques. Old fashioned methods no longer apply and you need to develop new skills to prosper in the future. In Super Selling by Russell Webster you will learn how to: Master the three vital stages of the selling process; Become a 'people-person' to enhance your success; Make a powerful first impression on everyone you meet; Build your self confidence and esteem; Communicate like an expert; Gain important advance information on prospective customers; Discover everyone's 'mind method' and 'motivation method'; Write more...

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Run your own business

Run your own business

By:  Infinite Ideas

Publisher: Infinite Ideas

Publication Date: 04-MAY-2012

Insert Date: 25-DEC-2012

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Many of us have at some time toyed with the idea of starting our own businesses or becoming self-employed. There are many positive aspects to being your own boss: you choose the hours you want to work, but it can be daunting, and many of us ditch the dream in favor of the easy yet dreary life, which is why this book is here to help. We've thumbed through classic ideas on work and entrepreneurship and placed them in the context of twenty-first century business. The perils of running a company are not new and as far back as the eighteenth century writers such as Benjamin Franklin were...

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Successful marketing

Successful marketing

By:  Infinite Ideas

Publisher: Infinite Ideas

Publication Date: 30-APR-2012

Insert Date: 25-DEC-2012

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Do you have some great ideas for new products or services but lack the skills to market them? Are you currently being hampered in your job by a lack of understanding of basic marketing techniques? Would you like to be taking full advantage of all that new technology offers you in marketing? If you answer 'yes' to any of the above, then this book is for you. Packed full of tips and techniques and real life examples, this book offers you all that you need to know about basic marketing skills.Topics covered include: the marketing plan; direct marketing made simple; writing compelling sales...

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Smart Business Start-ups

Smart Business Start-ups

By:  Infinite Ideas

Publisher: Infinite Ideas

Publication Date: 29-MAR-2012

Insert Date: 25-DEC-2012

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Jon Smith was part of the start-up team for one of the UK's most successful on-line businesses and in Smarter business start-ups he reveals the tricks and techniques that helped turn a great idea into a brilliant business. Smarter business start-ups shows how to create a failsafe business plan and expertly guides readers through the intricacies of raising the right finance. Equally importantly, it helps fledgling tycoons through the inevitable setbacks, and shows them how to sustain their passion in the business once the initial excitement is over. Packed full of proven ideas and practical...

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Find that job

Find that job

By:  Infinite Ideas

Publisher: Infinite Ideas

Publication Date: 29-MAR-2012

Insert Date: 25-DEC-2012

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Do you feel that you could be much more successful in your career but that the right job never seems to come your way? Do other, less talented people always seem to get promoted? Would a fail-safe interview technique help you to get the position you want? Would you like to be the first person employers think of when they have a great new job to offer? If your answer is 'yes' to any of these questions, then this is the book for you. Packed with practical tips and techniques to help you win at all stages of the hunt for that perfect job, this book demystifies the process and will enable you...

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Presentations

Presentations

By:  Infinite Ideas

Publisher: Infinite Ideas

Publication Date: 29-MAR-2012

Insert Date: 25-DEC-2012

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Do you hate the thought of having to give a presentation? Do you feel tongue-tied and nervous in front of an audience? Have you let yourself down in the past by not putting yourself or your ideas over in an interesting and confident manner? If you answer 'yes' to any of these questions then this is the book for you. Packed with useful tips and practical guidance, and written in an entertaining, easy-to-read style, it will teach you, in just 60 minutes, how to present to audiences of all sizes so that they remember both you and your message. Topics covered include: making an impact;...