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Book Review: How to Read a Financial Report

[caption id="attachment_1215" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="*Available in Store*"][/caption]How to Read a Financial Report: Wringing Vital Signs Out of the Numbers, 7th EditionBy John A. Tracy, CPAPublished April 2009 As an investor, I have received many annual reports that contain the companies financial statements and I (like many) am guilty of just “checking the headlines” of turnover, profit [...]

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The Toolbox for Change (Free Extract)

[caption id="attachment_1207" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="***Available in Store***"][/caption]Click here to download your free excerpt!Many publications refer to initiatives that might transform individuals, families, groups, organisations or communities, but there is little literature explaining just how to do it. This book fills that gap by providing the practical tools for achieving effective change on any scale. Bill and [...]

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Quick Tips on Maximising Learning & Development Budget ROI

The current financial crisis has amplified the need to ensure that training is about building business results through people. Of course the challenge is the need to do that with less time, less money and L & D teams that may have been significantly reduced in size.There are plenty of complicated tools you can use [...]

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Out Now: Catalogue 2009

Download a copy of our latest catalogue full of new and best-selling books and resources HERE.Or view all of the products from the catalogue on our website.

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Book Review: Can Do Writing™

[caption id="attachment_1168" align="alignleft" width="100" caption="*Available in store*"][/caption]Can Do WritingBy Daniel Graham and Judith Graham2009, John Wiley & SonsAs someone who teaches business communication and runs writing workshops I'm always looking for practical resources I can recommend to business writers. And as a writer I'm always on the lookout for ideas and strategies to improve my [...]

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Book Review: Redefining Leadership

[caption id="attachment_1181" align="alignleft" width="100" caption="*Available in Store*"][/caption]Redefining Leadership: Competing in Asia in the 21st CenturyBy Gerry Davis and Stephen LangtonPublished by John Wiley & Sons, 2009.This book has been written by two of Heidrick & Struggles International's consultants. The firm is an executive search and leadership development consultancy that has been active in Asia for [...]

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Six Steps to Benefiting from the Global Financial Crisis (GFC)

In the current economic climate there are many unknowns, including just how much effect the GFC is really having. The answer to that is something we probably won't know for many years given that most economic analysis is only accurate in hindsight - especially when you consider all the hype the media (and at times [...]

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Value-Based Fees (Free Extract!)

[caption id="attachment_1076" align="alignleft" width="127" caption="***Available in Store***"][/caption] Click here to download your free excerpt! View Table of Contents! View Index! Discover the two crucial aspects that consulting fees rely on, and discover how to raise the returns in your consulting business. In this thoroughly revised edition of his classic book, Alan Weiss shows how consulting fees are dependent [...]

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Book Review: Business Planning

[caption id="attachment_1102" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="***Available in Store***"][/caption]    Business Planning: A practical, easy-to-apply field guide on planning to make your business a success.By Rodney Overton 2009The Learning Track (the publishing imprint of HRD Central)   The title of this manual tells the story: it’s a practical guide to planning your business. It is presented in three parts: - Understanding business planning- [...]

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Book Review: Edge! A Leadership Story

Edge! A Leadership Story By Bea Fields and Corey Black with Eva Silva Travers 2008, 245 pages, Writers of the Round Table Press: Buffalo Grove, Illinois Edge tells the story of Mitchell James, CEO of Global Trade Management, as he struggles to manage his senior management team and restore his company’s success. James faces several key challenges, each [...]

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