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18
Jul

What CEO’s are reading in 2017

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Reading is a great way to learn. Find out what books are being read by a sample of CEO’s from around the world. Take the time to continue your self learning – successful individuals never stop learning and never stop challenging their assumptions. Download the list: What-CEOs-are-reading-in-2017 This McKinsey & Company article includes books from […]

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17
May

Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, and Oprah Winfrey All Use the 5 Hour Rule

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Top business leaders often spend five hours per week doing deliberate learning – using the 5 hour rule. In the article “Malcolm Gladwell Got Us Wrong,” the researchers behind the 10,000-Hour Rule set the record straight: Different fields require different amounts of deliberate practice in order for someone to become world-class. If 10,000 hours isn’t an absolute rule […]

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20
Jan

Conversations with Myself – Nelson Mandela and Ruth Hobday

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‘Conversations with Myself draws on Mandela’s personal archive of never-before-seen materials to offer unique access to the inner world of an incomparable world leader.’ Title: Conversations with Myself Author: Nelson Mandela, Ruth Hobday (Foreword by Barack Obama) Date: 2010 Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux Availability: Available to borrow off the shelf from the NSLF library

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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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11
Jan

A David Suzuki Collection

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A David Suzuki Collection brings together a lifetime of scientific and philosophical thoughts from one of the world’s leading environmentalists. Drawing from published and unpublished writings, this collection reveals the underlying passions and philosophies that have informed his work over a lifetime. Title: A David Suzuki Collection Subtitle: A lifetime of ideas Author: David Suzuki […]

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09
Jan

Screwtape Proposes a Toast

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Just before C.S. Lewis died he selected essays from his previously published works to form a new volume. The first of these sees the return of the notorious Screwtape, addressing a dinner at the Tempters’ Training College for young devils. Title: Screwtape proposes a toast Author: C.S. Lewis Format: Book Year Published: 1965 Publisher, City: […]

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09
Jan

The Faith of Judaism

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Rabbi Epstein explores with penetrating insight such topics as the moral and personal need for religion, the sources of Judaism, the relation of revelation to reason, and the crisis of faith. Dr Epstein brings a wide range of reading in ancient and modern sources–Jewish and non-Jewish–great critical acumen, and an admirable power of lucid exposition. […]

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03
Jan

The Five Love Languages

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People express and receive love in different ways. Dr Gary Chapman identifies them as the five love languages. In The Five Love Languages, you will find a couple’s guide to help you work as a team. Before you know it, you’ll learn to speak and understand the unique languages of love and effectively express your […]

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03
Jan

Heroes of The Cross

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A short biography that offers readers a profound look into the life of the twentieth-century Christian apologist, scholar, philosopher and writer, C.S. Lewis. Title: C.S. Lewis Author: Catherine Swift Format: Book Year Published: 1989 Publisher, City: Marshall Pickering, London Access: Borrowable from the Library of the National Student Leadership Forum

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03
Jan

Captivating

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Your heart matters more than anything else in all creation. The desires you had as a little girl and the longings you still feel as a woman—they are telling you of the life God created you to live. He offers to come now as the Hero of your story, to rescue your heart and release […]

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