By Richard Reeves Wednesday, 27 April 2016
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If you aspire to be a change-maker, Originals has some refreshing advice. But why can't organisations make it easier for mavericks?
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AUTHOR Q&A: Rachel Bridge on keeping your eyes on the prize.
The Only Game in Town's arguments on how to avoid another global economic collapse make sense, but the political will is not there.
The business classic Flow describes how you can reach new heights of creativity and purpose when you're in the zone.
The CEO of Moneycorp is fascinated by leadership and how businesses achieve success.
Narconomics is an exhilarating trip into the heart of the illegal narcotics industry, revealing that it operates much like a legitimate global corporation.
Rebooting India is an uplifting account of a transformative government IT project. It makes The Tears of the Rajas about imperial rule in India feel a long time ago.
Pariahs argues that self-serving leaders combined with an omnipresent media are the cause of companies becoming outcasts, but this isn't always the case.
What Works is a must-read manual for promoting gender equality in the workplace - where you can really make a difference and where you can't.
Equal is Unfair argues that efforts to solve economic inequality are actually hindering the American Dream, while in contrast, Wealth Secrets of the 1% reveals how far the super-wealthy rig the system.
How to Have a Good Day is overflowing with self-help tips, even if it's not easy to wade through. But it would make perfect corporate toilet reading.
Read the advice in the business classic The First 90 Days and you won't put a foot wrong.
The associate director of freuds and former special adviser to the Chancellor of the Exchequer is intrigued by the Nudge Unit, Alastair Campbell and the influence of alcohol in politics.
Straight talk and robust action are the watchwords in the business classic Execution by Larry Bossidy and Ram Charan.
The doomsday scenario of machines taking our work and destroying society as we know it is not new, but The Rise of the Robots cranks up the debate.
The positive impact of immigration on London's economy also has a darker side. In This is London, Ben Judah goes behind the statistics to discover the stories of the city's migrants.
The former chief executive and chairman of Jaguar chooses his favourite books from the past year.
The founder and CEO of Vivobarefoot chooses his favourite books from the past year.
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- 'I felt at the time that the global financial system was about to fail' - Oonagh McDonald
- 'I'd rather shoot myself in the head than sell to a big brewer' - James Watt, BrewDog
- 'Most of my far-out ideas will be the norm before long' - Steve Hilton
- Jack Welch on bouncing back from career disaster
- 7 mistakes entrepreneurs make when selling their business
- 'Sir Alex Ferguson is a man of fierce intellect'
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