Books

Simplify

Simplify

For the past 40 years I have searched for simple and parsimonious principles to help individuals create great new businesses, and thus enrich the world and the people involved. In SIMPLIFY, Greg Lockwood and I have come up with a new answer. Most of the best businesses in the world have simplified a product or service, and therefore a market. There are two almost opposite ways to simplify:...

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The 80/20 Principle and 92 Other Power Laws of Nature: The Science of Success

The 80/20 Principle and 92 Other Power Laws of Nature: The Science of Success

In this sequel to the bestselling “The 80/20 Principle”, Richard Koch reveals how things really work – the universal, powerful patterns in nature, society, organizations and markets, the power laws – that can be applied successfully to life and business in the early 21st century. In this rich and kaleidoscopic synthesis of science and business, Richard Koch has given us...

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Smart Strategy

Smart Strategy

Everyone knows that strategy is the cornerstone of any business. But very few people know how to make it work for them. What do smart people know about strategy that the rest of us don’t? And how can we learn from the best and apply the lessons for ourselves? Smart Strategy gives you everything you need to devise a great strategy and keep it on track. Watch your sales grow and your company...

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Selecting Shares That Perform

Selecting Shares That Perform

‘One of the best books on stock market investing that I’ve ever read.’ Christopher Gilchrist, Editor. The IRS Report ‘Lucid and perceptive any intelligent person can follow this guide and be on equal terms or better with the best professional money managers’ Dr Peter Johnson, Oxford University, is your investment strategy right for you? The Financial Times Guide to...

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Financial Times Guide to Strategy

Financial Times Guide to Strategy

Your complete guide to strategy. Plain and simple. The Financial Times Guide to Strategy is your unbeatable reference on strategy. It offers an incisive overview of both corporate level and business unit level strategy, an A to Z of the world’s leading strategic thinkers and introduces the key strategic tools and techniques you need to develop your own strategy. In one engaging read it...

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Suicide of the West

Suicide of the West

One hundred years ago, most Westerners felt tremendous pride and confidence in their civilisation. They knew what it stood for, and they believed in it. Today that sense has gone. That is largely because the six principal ideas which underpinned Western confidence – those of Christianity, optimism, science, economic growth, liberalism and individualism – have suffered a century of...

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