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A practical guide to successfully launching ideas, careers or businesses

● Written by a leading and influential (over 500k LinkedIn followers) career and business coach

● Contains a unique combination of behavioural economics, psychology, and self-leadership

● Benefit from immediately applicable exercises and techniques

● Attractively designed – another book in the highly successful Concise Advice Series


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Sanyin Siang is the Executive Director of the Coach K Center on Leadership & Ethics (COLE), a laboratory for leadership, at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business.

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