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Last Updated: 31 Aug 2010

CAROLYN McCALL

The CEO of Guardian Newspapers reviews Women Don't Ask by Babcock and Laschever for our book pages. A new entrant in MT's Britain's 50 Most Powerful Women list and a self-confessed negotiation lover, McCall says the book made it 'hard to come away feeling that there isn't a problem'.

PHILIP BERESFORD

A frustrated train-spotter, Beresford has swapped studying steam engines for the delights of ranking Britain's top entrepreneurs. For 15 years, he has compiled The Sunday Times Rich List using the same techniques learnt as a gricer - reading and recording minutiae in an ever-expanding database.

TOM PETERS

Influencing a global generation of managers with his thoughts on business, guru Peters reveals all in this month's 'If I had to Start Again', admitting to an unquenchable thirst for study and an admiration of all things Monty Python. He is founder of tompeterscompany!.

ALASTAIR THAIN

This month's cover photographer was impressed by Britain's top entrepreneurs: 'A delightful bunch of people to work with and they all turned up early!' For the past decade, Thain has used cameras he has designed and built himself, and his work has appeared in Vanity Fair and Vogue.

EMMA DE VITA

MT's Brainfood editor takes a look at the more progressive management training courses out there. 'Forget the tanks, it's all about getting in touch with your emotional side,' she says. De Vita was a winner at last year's Periodicals Training Council's New Journalist of the Year Awards.

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