BOOK REVIEW: Fallacies about business failure

2017-06-22 05:00

The odds of failure in business are higher than success, so having a plan for how you will fail without hurting too many people makes a lot of sense, says Ian Mann.

BOOK REVIEW: The surprisingly simple secret to exceptional success

2017-06-08 05:00

The route to extraordinary success is the discovery of the one thing in your life that makes everything else easier or unnecessary, says Ian Mann.

BOOK REVIEW: Unsexy supply chain the key to many benefits

2017-05-18 05:00

The sophistication and ongoing development of your supply chain will determine your company's profitability and market share in very significant ways, says Ian Mann.

BOOK REVIEW: The importance of taking rest seriously

2017-05-04 05:00

Rest is work’s partner which, when correctly understood, greatly improves output and the quality of our lives, says Ian Mann.

BOOK REVIEW: The aisles have eyes to track your shopping

2017-04-13 05:00

As technology advances, ever more opportunities to entice, reward and promote are available to retailers to get a greater share of your spend, says Ian Mann.

BOOK REVIEW: 42 ideas that could do severe damage to your business

2017-03-30 05:02

Cherished and widely held but false legacy thinking in business could be slient killers of innovation, says Ian Mann.

BOOK REVIEW: The art of strategic conversation

2017-03-16 05:02

Well-designed strategic conversation is a discipline requiring attention to the emotional and psychological experience of participants, says Ian Mann.

BOOK REVIEW: Big data and the entertainment revolution

2017-03-03 05:00

Technological advances have drastically changed the way people can consume media and is leading to profound change in the entertainment industry, says Ian Mann.

BOOK REVIEW: Six steps to successful strategy implementation

2017-02-16 05:01

Strategic leadership is being clear what your strategy is so you can decide how to prioritise goals and ensure you have the human capabilities to achieve them, says Ian Mann.

BOOK REVIEW: How to turn adversity into advantage

2017-02-02 05:01

If you focus on what you need to do to succeed rather than your business crisis, you can turn obstacles into launching pads, says Ian Mann.


BOOK REVIEW: How to make checklists work for you

2017-06-15 05:30

The real value of checklists is in conditions of true complexity, where the knowledge requirements exceed that of any individual, says Ian Mann.

BOOK REVIEW: Hone your high-potential leadership skills

2017-05-26 05:00

If you are one of a small subset of high-potential leaders, you need to take charge of your personal growth and develop five critical skills, says Ian Mann.

BOOK REVIEW: How to safeguard yourself from scammers

2017-05-12 10:09

Beware: a very sophisticated underworld is hard at work and you are leaving a trail of breadcrumbs all over the internet, says Ian Mann.

BOOK REVIEW: Get the right mindset for successful negotiation

2017-04-20 05:00

You don’t get the life you deserve, you get the life you negotiate, says Ian Mann.

BOOK REVIEW: Winners work fast and smart

2017-04-06 05:02

Doing the right things in the right order in the right way creates value and grows the economic pie for all, says Ian Mann.

BOOK REVIEW: Humanity’s triumphs over ten scourges

2017-03-23 05:02

The great story of our era is that we are witnessing the greatest improvement in global living standards - ever, says Ian Mann.

1200 hours of reading rolled into one executive update

2017-03-13 16:16

Fin24's ace book reviewer Ian Mann has distilled the best business ideas and trends from over 100 top business books into a single, must-have executive update.

BOOK REVIEW: How to hone your impromptu speaking skills

2017-02-23 05:00

The value to one’s career of participating in meetings early, clearly and well cannot be overlooked. But it has been, says Ian Mann.

BOOK REVIEW: Simplification can benefit every business

2017-02-09 05:01

What has made IKEA, McDonald's and Uber wildly successful? Ian Mann looks at two types of growth that flow from the exercise of simplification.

BOOK REVIEW: Technology of the future

2017-01-26 05:01

Most of the important technologies that will dominate our lives 30 years from now have not even been invented, says Ian Mann.

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