An expose into the world of high-street banks ‚Äď and how we can protect ourselves from them
‚óŹ Written by two insiders who work for a leading high street bank
‚óŹ Everyone needs to read this book ‚Äď the tricks that banks play on us, and what we can do avoid them!
‚óŹ Provides ordinary people with the knowledge and confidence to ask their banks the right questions and to make better financial decisions
‚óŹ Controversial and daring ‚Äď this book will get huge exposure in both national and financial media
Steve Hogg is Director of Commercial Propositions and Paul Riseborough is Chief Commercial Officer of Metro Bank, a leading challenger bank. Karolina Morys is formerly Head of Retail Products at Metro Bank.
50 ways to enhance your presence and impact at workAuthor:¬†Simon Tyler
The best leaders and managers create change. They are able to create a vision, communicate an idea and in particular encourage action from others. What is it about these leaders and managers which makes others want to follow, engage and to act?
9 principles and practices to create a wide-awake and productive workplaceAuthor:¬†Shelley Reciniello As the author says: ‚ÄúI have spent a lifetime studying the psychology of people and work, marvelling at how much trouble we can get into when we don‚Äôt understand ourselves and what makes other people tick.‚ÄĚ The Conscious Leader brings you the nine principles and practices needed to create a wide-awake and productive workplace.
Communicate what you stand for¬†by telling a better storyAuthor:¬†Mark Masters Marketing has changed more¬†in the past 20 years than any¬†other business discipline. So why¬†are we relying on the same-old¬†textbooks? Why do business¬†owners still think that shouting¬†louder than the competition is¬†the answer to longevity? The old marketing way, where¬†we were encouraged to spend¬†more on advertising and to be¬†seen, is dead. Marketing was¬†about interrupting the masses,¬†but times have changed. The¬†only differentiator we have, as¬†businesses, are the stories we tell.
Making billions by saving the planetAuthors: Carl Hall
As fi ve billion people turn middle class, the world is entering an unprecedented age of scarcity. We‚Äôve already seen it in the form of rising prices for raw materials and land. But this is just the beginning; soon our economies will be constrained by shortages in water and other raw materials, not to mention the increasing threat of global warming.
In a remote corner of the earth, a few small nations have been preparing for this resource scarcity. A movement that started in the Nordic region, and now spreading globally. A new breed of entrepreneurs ‚Äď the Environmental Capitalists ‚Äď are creating the solutions desperately needed to save a shrinking planet. And they are doing it with the system that is often seen as the cause of the problems we face today ‚Äď capitalism. They have turned their backs on corporate social responsibility, sustainability and traditional environmentalism, seeing them as ineff ective, hypocritical and uninspiring. Instead, they have come to realize that capitalism is the only tool that can deliver solutions on the scale we need.
This inspiring book by self-confessed environmental capitalist Carl Hall presents fi ve principles on how to win in the coming age of scarcity. It provides entrepreneurs, companies, investors and policy-makers with specifi c examples and ideas on how to help save the planet and generate profi ts at the same time.
Building the Perpetually Innovative CompanyAuthors:¬†Kai Engel, Violetka Dirlea, Stephen Dyer and Jochen Graff.
Masters of Innovation is the manual for creating a sustainable innovative organization ‚Äď because innovation is not an art. It‚Äôs a capability. The past 15 years have brought a flood of how-to books about innovation, most of them stuffed with stories of startling eureka moments and charismatic leaders. These stories have little to teach business leaders their own innovation capability. But Masters of Innovation clearly and concisely explains how managers make innovation more than just a ‚Äėbreakthrough moment‚Äô.
This book offers the real experience of the world‚Äôs best Innovators. These are not just the hot ‚Äėtech‚Äô companies of the moment, but companies growing in traditional sectors‚ÄĒautomotive, train travel, household appliances‚ÄĒwhere slow growth would be expected. Many have been in business for generations, and still they grow. Being innovative is a repeatable process that can be studied and learned, one that will sustain a company‚Äôs profitable growth for decades.
50 ways to generate ideas more effectivelyAuthor:¬†Kevin Duncan
Ideas are the fuel of business ‚Äď it only takes one good one to make a difference. Distilled into this single, handy-sized volume are 50 of the most useful diagrams and visual techniques, many of which are used by consultants, academics, MBA students and smart managers globally to help them think of and create great ideas.