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What if you could get people to listen to you in every situation? And in addition, get them to want to listen? Would that make life easier? Rhetoric is not the art of speaking - it is the art of getting others to listen.This book does not deal with the history of rhetoric - nor is it a book that teaches you how to 'talk nicely' - as many people might think when they hear the word 'rhetoric'. This book will teach you to speak effectively and increase the motivation of your listeners. Teaching you how to be professional and personal, without being private. Elaine shares her own experiences, and suggests with humour and warmth how to tackle difficult situations. Selling 60,000 copies in Sweden, this revised edition boasts completely new examples and rhetorical tricks.Author:¬†Elaine Eksvard Publisher: LID Publishing ISBN:978-1-911498-43-8 FORMAT:¬†216 x 138mm Bookbinding: Paperback Number of pages: 240 pp
From Brexit to Trump, communication has never clearly been so influential, continually centre stage in influencing our hearts, minds and essentially the narrative of our civilisation. We are surrounded by the impact of good and bad communication, both in our own lives and in the world stage. And we are swayed, even against better judgement by persuasive communicators. This book will give people simple usable tools to improve and enrich their communication in 5 key areas, so they feel more confident and effective in meetings, presentations, interviews, social situations and can even have arguments more effectively! For the very first time, readers will be able to read about and apply a unique methodology that has been taught successfully to hundreds of happy clients since 2008 - and the opportunity to experience gems from that method at a fraction of the price of a session.Author: Emma Serlin Publisher: LID Publishing ISBN:978-1-911498-41-4 FORMAT: 180x120mm Bookbinding: Hardback Number of pages: 128 pp
We are witnessing the new age of empowered customers, armed with online reviews, five-star ratings and social media, never has it been more important to manage your reputation and referrals.This book is for anyone who wants to systematically build their reputation and increase their referral sales whilst delivering a consistent and continually improving customer experience. Put together in a simple, clear, no nonsense way, with step by step instructions on what to do along the journey. The information is based on over 10 years coaching, advisory and training experience in the area of feedback, customer experience and referrals, and all the advice is underpinned by real life experience and examples ...and continued doses of common sense!Author:¬†Guy Arnold & Russell Wood Publisher: LID Publishing ISBN:978-1-911498-40-7 FORMAT: 180x120mm Bookbinding: Hardback Number of pages: 128 pp
All organizations are on a trajectory to a future: their default future. This is where they will end up if they take no action other than that currently planned. Leaders are accountable for confronting this default future and taking the actions needed to set a trajectory to an improved future. Sounds easy, but the challenge lies in understanding the forces both internal and external that determine the current trajectory. Only then can strategic opportunities be explored, a trajectory of strategic intent defined and the conditions for turning strategic intent into operational reality put in place. This book won t tell you what your strategy should be, nor does it present a multi-step approach to developing strategy. What it will do is help you understand why developing and executing strategy remains such a challenge. It will also help readers understand the role they need to play at a personal level if they are passionate about leading their organization beyond its default future.Author:¬†David Trafford & Peter Boggis Publisher: LID Publishing ISBN:978-1-911498-44-5 FORMAT: 234x156mm Bookbinding: Hardback Number of pages: 256 pp
This is an authoritative and practical guide to analysing business data, to enable managers and companies to develop successful business strategies. Data has become a dominant factor in today's business environment. This book, written by a leading practitioner, provides a series of tools and methods for analysing data and contributing to the success of the company. The main aim of data analysis is turning data into actionable intelligence that will drive and determine a company's competitive advantage. However, this does not happen by magic, rather it is through the rigorous application of appropriate tools. This book sets out 19 key tools for data analysis that have been tried and tested. Applying such tools will result in solid analyses of the business environment, that will contribute to better designed strategies and the company's strength in the marketplace.Author:¬†Erik Elgersma¬† Publisher: LID Publishing ISBN:978-1-911498-37-7 FORMAT: 234x156mm Bookbinding: Paperback Number of pages: 288 pp
Japan, the world's third largest economy and its largest creditor nation, has been in crisis for more than two decades. Its economy has been depressed or in recession in much of that period, its banking sector in a critical state, and its public sector burdened by recurring fiscal deficits and mounting debt. Today, the hegemonic role in global trade and financial markets has been assumed by the USA and China. Yet, this book argues that a possible future Pax Japonica - one in which Japan will overcome its paralyzing debt and once again play a leading role in global finance - can become a reality. Leading international strategist Takeo Harada provides new and astounding insight into Japan's hidden role as designated controller of large - often secret - funds kept for the purpose of rescuing humankind from ultimate disasters. For this reason, Japan's role in the global economy can never be under-estimated and remains critical to its progress.Author: Takeo Harada Publisher: LID Publishing ISBN:978-1-911498-22-3 FORMAT: 234x156mm Bookbinding: Hardback Number of pages: 256 pp
In this groundbreaking book, Ren√© Carayol, leading business guru, top keynote speaker on Leadership and Culture, executive coach, shares the magic and simplicity of the SPIKE (Strengths Positively Identified Kick-start Excellence) philosophy. In the world of SPIKE, there are no losers anymore - everyone has something they are great at! The product of 30 years of supporting the growth and development of thousands of individuals and organizations globally, the book brings together a proven formula for personal and business development. The vital and essential ingredient of SPIKE is that everyone has at least one inherent strength. Finding those sometimes hidden strengths and energies, and then mobilizing them for your and other's benefit, is the ultimate aim of this inspiring book.Author: Ren√© Carayol Publisher: LID Publishing ISBN:978-1-911498-52-0 FORMAT:¬†198 x 129mm Bookbinding: Paperback Number of pages: 304 pp
How engaged are your employees, really? Companies talk about ‚Äúemployee engagement‚ÄĚ and they accept its importance, yet strangely, they adopt out-dated methods when analysing and measuring this engagement. A leading engagement expert offers a new framework for taking the genuine pulse of a company ‚Äď so that leaders and management can truly understand how their people are feeling, and know what actions to take that result in better performance. Based on making results instantly and transparently available, and then determining with employees the real factors that lie within their feelings, managers can more easily assess the way they need to approachan issue. If, as the clich√© goes, ‚Äúpeople are a company‚Äôs greatest asset‚ÄĚ, then ensuring their close engagement is essential for anycompany. This book argues powerfully for a radical new approach to employee engagement, based on understanding the minds and emotions of the people who work in organizations.Author: Matt Stephens Publisher: LID Publishing ISBN:978-1-911498-45-2 FORMAT: 216 x 138mm Bookbinding: Paperback Number of pages: 224 pp
In this enlightening and engaging book, Andrew Wallas views the company from a metaphysical perspective to provide a new approach to transforming the organization. Business Alchemy focuses on the inner dynamics and energy flow within the organization itself, seeing where there is visible and hidden contradiction working against the aims of the company. It is by taking a deeper look inside of your company (instead of focusing on the outer machinations of your business), and by bringing these (often unconscious) blocks to light, that energy is released and the company is then free to move forward, fully aligned with its stated objectives and goals. This is a unique perspective on how companies can evolve and grow naturally and successfully.Author: Andrew Wallace Publisher: LID Publishing ISBN:191149824X FORMAT:¬†198 x 129mm Bookbinding: Paperback Number of pages: 192 pp
Today, we live and do business in a world where society gathers knowledge faster than it gathers wisdom. It is a world of continuous revolution and change. Those who manage to find, structure and exploit the power of "Wild Knowledge" - ie, the untamed data, learnings and experiences that flourish in our lives and minds - will come out the winners. In combination, we need to develop our ability to understand and judge which aspects of that knowledge are applicable to business and life in general. This is the so-called "Vicious Wisdom" which will force you to unlearn, to choose an approach of unthinking, in order to reach a deeper understanding, meaning and reason in your quest to find new and different solutions. This book, written by a leading futurist/philosopher, presents a powerful and radical approach to thinking about and solving our future lives and businesses.Author: Anders Indset Publisher: LID Publishing ISBN:¬†978-1-911498-23-0 FORMAT: 216 x 138 mm Bookbinding: Hardback Number of pages: 224 pp
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Valued at $25 billion following its IPO in 2014, JD.com (Jingdong) is China‚Äôs second largest e-commerce company (behind its rival Alibaba) and leads the way in sales of consumer electronics and books. Through unprecedented access to the inner-workings of JD.com and its founder, Richard Liu, and other main players, this book offers the most detailed examination of the success behind one of China‚Äôs most successful companies of recent times. Founded in 1998 as an online magneto-optical store, the company evolved into selling books, CDs, videos and consumer electronics online on an enormous scale. In 2014, Asia‚Äôs largest Internet company, Tencent, acquired a 20% stake in JD.com, which made the company the No.2 online retailer in China, and thus triggering a fierce battle with Alibaba for dominance in the China market. The story of JD.com‚Äôs growth, and the strategies and philosophy of its charismatic founder, is featured in this fascinating book.
¬†In 1998, and following 17 years in the army, Jianlin Wang formed a property company in the north-eastern Chinese city of Dalian using a loan of $80,000. Today, Dalian Wanda is China‚Äôs largest private property developer, generating revenues of $40 billion globally, and owning some 9-million square metres of investment property. In 2012, Wanda became the world‚Äôs largest theatre owner when it acquired AMC Theatres, with a view to becoming a global entertainment colossus. Wang himself has become Asia‚Äôs richest man.
This book, by its founder and Chairman, provides unprecedented insight into the ethos and activities that have created the extraordinary business success that is the Wanda empire. Wang describes his managerial philosophy and the essence of his business ideas to ‚Äúmake Wanda a brand like Walmart or IBM or Google ‚Äď a brand known by everyone in the world‚ÄĚ, and that led The Economist to call him ‚Äúa man of Napoleonic ambition‚ÄĚ. As China‚Äôs influence in the world economy grows led by companies such as Wanda, this book is both timely and relevant.
- Publisher: LID¬†Publishing
- FORMAT:¬†234 x 156mm
- Bookbinding: Paperback
- Number of pages:¬†292pp
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