Carla Miller featured in Management Today

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Carla Miller‘s book Closing the Influence Gap is included in Management Today’s ‘The books to read now you are back at work’

The books to read now you are back at work

As we wave goodbye to summer and welcome a new school term, Management Today rounds up the best books leaders will need for a full year of learning. More often than not, the lessons learned by leaders get overlooked by the next generation.

Book review: Soft Skills for Tough Jobs

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‘… it’s well worth anyone reading this book to improve quality and effectiveness of their work and non-work-related conversations’

Lucy Harrison‘s Soft Skills for Tough Jobs is a featured book review in theHRDIRECTOR

Soft Skills for Tough Jobs: Building teams that work, one conversation at a time – theHRDIRECTOR

This is a great book. It’s clear, engagingly written and especially enjoyable but it’s also full of practical tips and frameworks for building teams that work. The authors, in their own words, says is about ‘Building teams that work, one conversation at a time’

Book review: Leading Through Uncertainty

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‘Jennison’s style is gentle, compassionate but assertive and her book is a brilliant mix of story-telling, anecdote and critical perspectives’

Jude Jennison‘s Leading Through Uncertainty  is a featured book review in theHRDIRECTOR

Leading through Uncertainty – Making disruptive change work for humans – theHRDIRECTOR

In our post-pandemic world, we’re continuing to face unprecedented uncertainty and disruption. The challenge for leaders continues – in the face of even more unrelenting change, their teams are looking to them to keep providing certainty amid the chaos. Having the skills to lead through change without suffering burnout, seeing staff turnover increase or levels of engagement plummet is a must-have.

Book Review: Exposure

‘This is a great book that provides all the insider secrets you need to make your business a go-to authority for journalists.’

Felicity Cowie‘s Exposure is the featured book review on Lionesses of Africa, The Pride of Africa’s Entrepreneurs.

Exposure by Felicity Cowie – Lionesses of Africa

Book Review When you are starting out in business, learning the art of media relations can be a daunting prospect, but Felicity Cowie in her new book Exposure, provides a practical and insightful playbook for doing just that. She genuinely empowers entrepreneurs to take control of their own media

Book review: Lead Beyond the Edge in CEO Today

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‘A must-read for anyone wanting to optimise their inner power and maximise their achievements and success in a personal, career, business or organisational sense.’

Frederique Murphy‘s Lead Beyond the Edge: The Bold Path to Extraordinary Results is featured as one of ‘7 books by remarkable women’ in the International Women’s Day edition of CEO Today Magazine.

7 Books By Remarkable Women

The business and leadership space is still dominated by male authors, but there are so many incredible books written by women. For International Women’s Day, we have put together a round-up of some of our favourite leadership books written by remarka

Book review: Why Weren’t We Taught This at School?

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“It, at times, is an intensely personal experience in a book. I can’t say I have ever had that before with a business book like I have with a novel, however perhaps this isn’t really just a business book. It can help with people managers, with working with colleagues, indeed with any professional relationships. However it can also help with raising children, with family relationships, with friends, everyone.”
Review of Alice Sheldon‘s Why Weren’t We Taught This at School? in HR Director.

Why Weren’t We Taught This at School?: The surprisingly simple secret to transforming life’s challenges

The author is really onto something with the contents of this book. Readers are walked through a simple model to support better life choices, a more calm and human approach to life through the model of Needs Understanding. I just didn’t expect what I got from the title, cover and blurb.

Book review: The Thriving Giver

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The Thriving Giver could not have been published at a better time… This empowering self-help book provides healthcare professionals and caregivers with a rich toolkit of knowledge, tasks, and resources to help take their self-care and wellbeing into their own hands and create a balanced and nourishing life.’

Great review of Sarah Kuipers‘s The Thriving Giver in The Psychologist Magazine.

Self-help for healthcare professionals

The Thriving Giver could not have been published at a better time. Amidst the dark and demoralising experiences of the Covid-19 pandemic, no industry needs to prevent burnout more than the health and social care professions. At the book’s core lie seven principles for enhancing self-care and preventing burnout.