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Resources

Here you will find recommended resources to assist in your employment, recruitment and industry endeavours.

Highly Recommended Books 5 star rating for what color is your parachute

What Color is Your Parachute (by Richard N. Bolles)

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Unsure of what your next career move is?

Confused at what possible options do you have?

Need a simple template that guides you through a process of what could possibly be your next career move?

I can recommend this book as far as a simple self-analysis (take your time doing the exercises) so that at the end, you are a lot clearer of what you need to do for your career.

A good easy read with excellent self-analysis.

Get a copy of What Color is Your Parachute at Amazon now.

 

Orbiting the Giant Hairball: A Corporate Fool’s Guide to Surviving With Grace ( by Gordon Mackenzie)

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An “atypical” book. 

Working within the bureaucracies of large organisations requires orbiting them with creativity concepts.

Lots of great anecdotes, eureka moments!

This book helps you explore your own creativity in the context of being a better-balanced leader.

Order your copy of Orbiting the Giant Hairball now.

 

 

The Checklist Manifesto: How To Get Things Right (by Atul Gawande)

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The value of well written check lists!

They are critical reminders of important tasks.

He explores the reduction in ineptitude by their use.

Great examples are illustrated.

Get your copy of the Checklist Manifesto - a great read.

 

 

 

There Is an I in Team: What Elite Athletes and Coaches Really Know About High Performance (by Mark de Rond) 

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There is an I in team! Read the book and find out why! 

Dealing with high performance athletes (substitute workers) and their talents can make for “interesting” challenges in a team environment.

He explores the line between conformity and consensus may be too thin for team harmony – a good read.

Grab your copy of There Is an I in Team, and found out how. 

 

 

 

Wired To Care: How Companies Prosper When They Create Widespread Empathy (by Dev Patniak)

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This author looks at putting yourself in the other person’s shoes.

With the “customer” as the primary mindset within an organisation, there can be intangible benefits in this culture of empathy in the company - a stronger sense of ethics that’s easier to promote, even a sense of greater purpose that motivates people to come to work!

Wired to Care is one of my favourites - get yours too. 

 

 

 

 

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