By Thomas Shambler
Practical advice from the best books in business
The author of legendary bestseller Influence, social psychologist Robert Cialdini shines a light on effecting persuasion, and release that the secret doesn't like in the message itself, but the moments before that message is delivered.
2. CONFESSIONS OF THE PRICING MAN
How do you make decisions about whether something is worth your time and money? Price is the place where value and money meet. Hermann Simon explores the psychology and economic principles behind proper pricing.
3. RIGHT AWAY AND ALL AT ONCE
Brenneman believes that true business success and personal fulfilment are two sides of the same coin. Here he presents techniques that help grow your business, but also help you achieve a rich, purposeful and integrated life outside of work.
4. THE COACHING HABIT
Michael Bungay Stanier
Coaching is an essential skill for leaders. But for most overworked managers, coaching employees is either done badly or not at all. Stanier's latest book aims to become a regular, informal part of the day, letting managers and team work less but have more impact.
5. HOW TO HAVE A GOOD DAY
Economist and former McKinsey partner Caroline Webb shows readers how to use recent findings – from behavioural economics, psychology and neuroscience – to transform your approach to everyday working life.
What do football coach Bill Walsh, restauranteur Alice Waters, television executive Lorne Michaels, technol¬ogy CEO Larry Ellison, and fashion pioneer Ralph Lauren have in common? Finkelstein demonstrates that it's their approach to finding, nurturing and leading great people.