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#Girlboss – Inspiring, motivating and empowering – £1.99 0 comments

In the space of ten years, Sophia Amoruso has gone from high-school dropout to founder and Executive Chairman of Nasty Gal, one of the fastest-growing retailers in the world.
Sophia’s never been a typical executive, or a typical anything, and she’s written #GIRLBOSS for other girls like her: outsiders (and insiders) seeking a unique path to success.
Filled with brazen wake-up calls, cunning and frank observations, and behind-the-scenes stories from Nasty Gal’s meteoric rise, #GIRLBOSS covers a lot of ground. It proves that success doesn’t come from where you went to college or how popular you were in school. Success is about trusting your instincts and following your gut, knowing which rules to follow and which to break.
Inspiring, motivating and empowering, #GIRLBOSS will give you the kick up the ass you need to reach your potential. Buy this book today for £1.99. Audiobook: £4.49.
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Free now: Non-Fiction from McGraw-Hill Publishing 0 comments

Free now: Non-Fiction from McGraw-Hill Publishing
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Free now: The Affordable Christmas: How to Have a Fabulous Holiday without Breaking the Bank by Mary Hunt 0 comments

Free now: The Affordable Christmas: How to Have a Fabulous Holiday without Breaking the Bank by Mary Hunt – Non-fiction from a faith-based publisher
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Christmas–with no debt, less stress, and more joy!
Christmas may be the most wonderful time of the year, but it’s also one of the most stressful–and most expensive. Expectations run high, and it’s tempting to whip out the credit cards to create the perfect Christmas, with lavish meals, new decorations, and the latest, greatest gadgets and fashions for everyone on your gift list.
But you don’t have to overspend or go into debt to have a fabulous holiday.
Financial expert Mary Hunt shows you how to assess your situation, commit to no new debt, and think creatively about gifts. With Mary’s guidance, you’ll discover what caused you to overspend in the past and how to approach this Christmas with a plan. It just might be the best gift you can give yourself and your family.
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Coach Wooden’s Pyramid of Success Playbook – Inspirational non-fiction – Just 48p 0 comments

Legendary college basketball coach John Wooden and Jay Carty know that when it comes down to it, success is an equal opportunity player. Anyone can create it in his or her career, family, and beyond.
Based on John Wooden’s own method to victory, Coach Wooden’s Pyramid of Success reveals that success is built block by block, where each block is a crucial principle contributing to lifelong achievement in every area of life. Each of these 32 daily readings takes an in-depth look at a single block of the pyramid, which when combined with the other blocks forms the structure of the pyramid of success.
Join John Wooden and Jay Carty to discover the building blocks and key values–from confidence to faith–that have brought Coach to the pinnacle of success as a leader, a teacher, and a follower of God. Buy it today for only 48p.
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Shredded: Inside RBS: The Bank that Broke Britain – £1.49 0 comments

At its zenith, the Royal Bank of Scotland was the world’s biggest bank. It had assets of $3 trillion, employed over 200,000 people, had branches on every high street and was admired and trusted by millions of borrowers and investors. Now the mere mention of its name causes anger and resentment, and its former CEO, Fred Goodwin, is reviled as one of the architects of the worst financial crisis since 1929.
In Shredded, Ian Fraser lifts the lid on the catastrophic mistakes that led the bank to the brink of collapse, scrutinizing the role played by RBS’s directors, who failed to check Goodwin’s hubris, the colleagues who were overawed by his despotic leadership style, the politicians who created a regulatory free-for-all in which banks went virtually unsupervised, and the investors who egged Goodwin on.
As more and more toxic details emerge about the bank’s pre- and post-bailout misconduct, which stretches from the ruination of numerous small businesses in the UK and Ireland to the criminal fiddling of Yen Libor, and from the alleged manipulation of global foreign-exchange markets to the wholesale ‘mis-selling’ of US mortgage bonds, Ian Fraser examines what the future holds for RBS and whether it can ever regain the public’s trust. Buy this book for £1.49 today.
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Contagious: How to Build Word of Mouth in the Digital Age – Just 99p 0 comments

Why are some products and ideas talked about more than others? Why do some articles make the most emailed list? Why do some YouTube videos go viral?
Whether through face-to-face conversations, emails from friends, or online product reviews, the information and opinions we get from others have a strong impact on our own behaviour. Indeed, word-of-mouth generates more than two times the sales of paid advertising and is the primary factor behind 20-50% of all purchasing decisions.
Whether you’re a Fortune 500 company trying to increase sales, a corner restaurant trying to raise awareness, a non-profit trying to fight obesity, or a newbie politician running for city council, word-of-mouth can help you succeed. And you don’t have to have millions of dollars to spend on an advertising budget. You just have to get people to talk.
The challenge, though, is how to do that. This book will show you how. Buy it today for only 99p.
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Proverbs for Business – Using principles drawn straight from Scripture – Only 48p 0 comments

Are you faithful in your work, even in the smallest details?
Do you attempt to accomplish a large vision all at once?
Are you afraid to confront staff members who do not meet requirements?
Popular radio show host and author Steve Marr invites you to ponder these questions and more in Proverbs for Business. This small devotional is full of wisdom to help you apply biblical insight to virtually every career situation. The 260 short readings mix scriptural principles with shrewd business advice to help you succeed in key areas, from how to thrive in your career to delivering a top-quality service or product, from serving customers to leading staff with integrity.
Whether you’re the CEO of a Fortune 500 company or a new hire at ground level, Proverbs for Business will give you the impetus to achieve in the workforce using principles drawn straight from Scripture. By this book today for only 48p.
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Book Review: Freakonomics 0 comments

Economics has long been a fascinating study to me. I finally got around to Freakonomics by listening to it on CD while driving for a business trip. I do enjoy audio books, but I imagine this one would have been slightly easier if I could have seen some of the graphs in print.

However, it was still a very interesting book. Economist Steven Levitt uses economic principles to study every day issues. The wide range of topics are not really about monetary policy, but social trends, such as how parents choose to name their children and the affect of abortion on crime rates.

Freakonomics uses a number of global examples, so it will appeal to a wide audience. It is a good introduction to complex topics that is easily accessible. It is written in more of a magazine, rather than academic style that makes for quick reading. This book also prompted me to think more deeply about things that seem to be “conventional wisdom.” It’s also good economics to purchase it for just £4.99 in the UK Amazon store.

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