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Ambition: What New Zealanders think and why it matters

What does ambition mean to you? Are you ambitious? Why do you think you are this way? This book looks at ambition and what it means to be a New Zealander. It examines the way we formulate and share our dreams and plans with each other, and explores how ambition might be connected with business, our personal lives, and our national identity..  More

$28.99 $8.77 Ex Tax: $7.63

Bateman New Zealand Writer's Hand-Book

First published in 1990, this highly successful handbook is now in its sixth edition. Considered by many to be the classic guide for writers, it has been revised and updated to bring it right up to the present day. Over the years, it has held an essential place on the work desks of New Zealanders who write, whether that be freelance journalism or b..  More

$34.99 $15.99 Ex Tax: $13.90

Becoming an Entrepreneur

“We need to have an export trade mentality to fund a high standard of living for our citizens.  To do this we need to start to grow new enterprises utilising the capabilities of high growth entrepreneurs. This book gives excellent tips and examples of what is required to achieve this worthy goal for our fabulous country.” &..  More

$24.99 $14.95 Ex Tax: $13.00

Develop people and business the way nature intended

Do you ever catch yourself saying why are you like that or why don’t we see the same picture? If you have, look inside — this book may be for you!It offers personal insights using anecdotal stories about how people have shifted mindsets by understanding their own and others’ communication preferences. Slowly but surely the authors’ dreams are being..  More

$9.00 Ex Tax: $7.83

Don't Dream It's Over: Reimagining Journalism in Aotearoa

Don’t Dream It’s Over is the latest multi-author book from Freerange Press. It explores the changing nature of journalism in this country: as it once was, as it is today, and as we might imagine it working in the future. Prominent journalists, academics and commentators candidly share their views and experiences of this rapidly changing industry. T..  More

$40.00 $14.95 Ex Tax: $13.00

From "Real Rape" to Real Justice

Despite significant reform over the last 30 years, little real change has resulted to the incidence of sexual violence, conviction rates for sexual offending, or the distressing impact of prosecution experienced by complainants. High penalties for sexual offending, particularly sexual violation, affect decisions by complainants in reporting offe..  More

$60.00 $19.95 Ex Tax: $17.35

Future State

New Zealand’s public sector has consistently rated well internationally on a variety of measures of comparative government performance. In the 1980s New Zealand achieved a step change in public sector reform when it introduced a distinctive and widely applauded model of public management. Despite attempts at continuing improvement, however..  More

$50.00 $19.95 Ex Tax: $17.35

How Communities Heal

— stories of social innovation and social change  by vivian Hutchinson and the New Zealand Social Entrepreneur Fellowship HOW COMMUNITIES HEAL tells the stories of a unique group of New Zealand social entrepreneurs, who are bringing insight, entrepreneurship and practical hope to our communities.  This book profiles t..  More

$39.95 $2.99 Ex Tax: $2.60

Pressing the Right Buttons

People skills are extremely important in the business world today. To be successful at any level you need to be able to work with a variety of people, communicate with them, and keep them happy. This book provides a simple framework for analysing personality types and will show you the best ways to motivate people of these different types and ke..  More

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Really Bad Workshops (With acknowledgement to Seth Godin)

  If you’ve ever been unsure why you’re sitting in a bland stuffy room watching mind-numbing presentations and enduring bad facilitators, you’ve experiencing a Really Bad Workshop. This book is aimed at people who have been assigned the job of running a workshop. It’s purpose is to help you des..  More

$4.99 Ex Tax: $4.34

Take Your Space: Successful Women Share their Secrets

Never has there been a better time in history for women to come together as we learn to live, work and respond in our new world order. 'Take Your Space' is an essential resource drawn from 16 diverse and successful women who want to help you to take one step forward; a step towards success. Eight chapters, two authors, one purpose. To get you to ta..  More

$30.00 $14.00 Ex Tax: $12.17

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