By Thomas Shambler
Practical advice from the best books in business
1. 6 MONTHS TO 6 FIGURES
Real world, tactical and hard-core strategies from someone who has been in the entrepreneurial trenches. Peter Voogd reveals the exact strategies that he's used to go from dead broke to over six figures within six months in multiple industries.
2. LIFE IS GOOD: THE BOOK
Bert and John Jacobs
The two brothers behind ethically-conscious clothing brand Life is Good, discuss the driving force behind their work – the power of optimism. The book charts the story of building their business into the US$100 million company it is today.
3. MOST LIKELY TO SUCCEED
Tony Wagner, Ted Dintersmith
From two leading experts in education and entrepreneurship, this is an urgent call for a radical re-imagining of the education system, so it better equips students for the realities of the twenty-first-century economy and its practices.
4. THE FRINGE HOURS
Jessica N. Turner
Ever get to the end of the day and realise that you did nothing for you? Go weeks and months in this cycle, and you may begin to feel like you have lost a bit of yourself. Life is busy, but this practical book seeks to empower women to take back their time.
5. LIVING WELL SPENDING LESS
Ever thought your life – and budget – is spiralling out of control? Wish you could pull it all together and find balance? Soukup uses practical stories to help inspire real changes to your personal goals, home and finances.
6. WHY WE WORK
An eye-opening tour of the purpose of work in our lives, showing how work operates in our culture and how to find your own path to happiness in the workplace. Why the question of why we work sounds easy, Professor Barry Schwartz proves that it is anything but simple.