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17
Jan

Coming Apart- Charles Murray

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“I’ll be shocked if there’s another book that so compellingly describes the most important trends in American society.” David Brooks For any students of recent US politics or anyone desiring to understand the current division in American culture (and increasingly evident right here in Australia) Charles Murray’s latest work is both enlightening and insightful. Drawing […]

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16
Jan

Present Concerns Ethical Essays – CS Lewis

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In this varied collection of essays, C.S. Lewis turns his inimitable mind upon those aspects of life which are the proper concern of us all, and upon the major issues of our age. He provides no easy answer; but our understanding of the whole condition of man in our day can only be increased by […]

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16
Jan

The Big Picture

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Bestselling author and social commentator Bernard Salt tackles hundreds of questions currently facing Australia. Witty, wide-ranging and down-to-earth, according to reviewers, this is a landmark vision for a nation and its people in the early decades of the 21st century. Title The big picture Subtitle: Life, work and relationships in the 21st century Author: Bernard […]

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16
Jan

Waking the Dead

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“Every man dies. Not every man really lives.” William Wallace from Brave Heart The most dangerous person on earth is the one who has reckoned with their own death, and learned what it means to be fully alive. John Eldridge explores this thematic and some of the the things which can cause our deepest parts […]

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16
Jan

Leading with a Limp

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If you are a leader–or if you have been making excuses to avoid leading–find out how to get the most from your weakness. The most effective leaders don’t rise to power in spite of their weakness; they lead with power because of their weakness. A limping leader is the kind of person who can be […]

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15
Jan

Elizabeth I CEO

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How did Elizabeth meet the challenges that faced her, managing not only to stay alive and keep her imperilled nation afloat, but also to win the intense loyalty of her people and lead England to greatness? Elizabeth I, CEO takes a fresh view, exploring issues that are relevant to leaders–especially business leaders–of today. Title: Elizabeth […]

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15
Jan

The End of Poverty

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Jeffrey Sachs draws on his remarkable 25 years’ experience to offer a thrilling and inspiring vision of the keys to economic success in the world today. In the end, readers will be left not with an understanding of how daunting the world’s problems are, but how solvable they are – and why making the effort […]

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15
Jan

Living the 7 Habits

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Success that endures — sustainable and balanced success — can seem difficult to achieve in today’s turbulent, complex world of change. But those who achieve this kind of success live by seven universal, timeless, self-evident principles that apply in any situation, in any culture. Dr. Covey shows how successful people have used these principles to […]

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15
Jan

Harvard Business Review on Measuring Corporate performance

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The Harvard Business Review is designed to bring today’s managers and professionals the fundamental information they need to stay competitive in a fast-moving world. Here are the landmark ideas that have established the Harvard Business Review as required reading for ambitious businesspeople in organisations around the globe. Title: Harvard Business Review on Measuring Corporate Performance […]

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15
Jan

Becoming a Person of Influence

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One of America’s leadership experts teaches that if your life in any way connects with other people, you are an influencer. Whatever your vocation or aspiration is, you can increase your impact with Maxwell’s simple, insightful ways to interact more positively with others. Watch your personal and organisational success go off the charts! Title: Becoming […]

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