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May 19, 2014

The Carpenter Reveals Why the Simple Act of Caring is the Most Powerful Business Strategy of All

Bestselling author Jon Gordon returns with his most inspiring book yet  filled with powerful lessons and the greatest success strategies.

May 19, 2014

Teens who participate in sports show lower levels of hazardous drinking

New research in Criminal Behaviour and Mental Health aims to find the relationship between participation in organized sports and an increase in hazardous drinking. Unlike previous research, the study focused on an underrepresented group – young offenders – adolescents who were either excluded from school or involved with the justice system.

May 07, 2014

Be Brilliant Everyday

Be Brilliant Everyday is quite possibly the most entertaining self-help book you will ever read.  Funny and cutting, this book aims to inspire you to be that awesome version of yourself, when you are at your brilliant best.

May 06, 2014

How To Succeed In 12 Months: Creating a Life You Love

How To Succeed In 12 Months: Creating a Life You Love 

May 01, 2014

The Art of Conversation

In The Art of Conversation: Change Your Life with Confident Communication, Judy Apps, shows readers - step by step - how to converse skillfully and enjoyably with other people, at home, at work, on the phone and in the street.

April 28, 2014

Lessons Learned from Wall Street (That Also Work on Main Street): 22 Big League Career Tips You Don’t Hear Every Day

We've all heard the conventional career advice. But Wall Street veteran Ben Carpenter insists that to get ahead now means knowing the unvarnished truth about the real (and real tough) work world.

April 14, 2014

Lead in Six Moments that Matter

Written by executive coaches and former competitive martial artists Henry Evans and Colm Foster, and with a foreword by bestselling author Marshall Goldsmith, STEP UP reveals how to identify and act upon six (sometimes surprising) moments that call us to lead.

April 11, 2014

Showing Up: How to Make a Greater Impact at Work

Whether the reader is feeling a little lack-lustre at work, or is a manager with a team they want to get the most out of, Showing Up provides practical steps to really ignite some passion and instil enthusiasm in others.

5:00 PM EDT April 10, 2014

Abstention from alcohol has increased sharply among Australian adolescents

A broad change in drinking behaviour has occurred among Australian adolescents in the last decade.  The percentage of Australians aged 14-17 who do not drink alcohol has increased from almost 33% in 2001 to over 50% in 2010.  This trend has occurred broadly across a wide range of regional, socio-economic, and demographic subgroups.

April 04, 2014

Emotional Intelligence

In her latest book, Hassan helps readers to increase their Emotional Intelligence and become better communicators, more self-aware and in control of their moods and feelings.

April 02, 2014

Managing the Matrix

Managing the Matrix helps readers identify the skills needed to succeed in a complex matrix organization, providing them with the knowledge, skills and attitude to enable them to thrive in the workplace.

March 26, 2014

Charity and Philanthropy For Dummies

For those who want to make a difference but don't know where to start, Charity and Philanthropy For Dummies is a friendly and practical guide to undertaking a range of charitable activities.

March 21, 2014

Creating a Business Plan For Dummies

Creating a Business Plan For Dummies 

March 21, 2014

The Game Changer: How to Use the Science of Motivation With the Power of Game Design to Shift Behaviour, Shape Culture and Make Clever Happen

The Game Changer: How to Use the Science of Motivation With the Power of Game Design to Shift Behaviour, Shape Culture and Make Clever Happen

March 21, 2014

Winning The War For Talent: How to Attract & Keep the People Who Make Your Business Profitable

Winning The War For Talent: How to Attract & Keep the People Who Make Your Business Profitable

March 17, 2014

Eat More, Die Young: Why Eating a Diet Very Low In Nutrients Can Extend Lifespan

 A new evolutionary theory in BioEssays claims that consuming a diet very low in nutrients can extend lifespan in laboratory animals, a finding which could hold clues to promoting healthier ageing in humans.


March 03, 2014

Hungry for ‘Likes’: Anxiety over Facebook Photos Linked to Eating Disorders

Regular use of Facebook linked to increase in weight anxiety, reports the International Journal of Eating Disorders

February 25, 2014

The Eventual Millionaire Explores How Anyone Can Be an Entrepreneur and Successfully Nourish Their Startup and their Life

Author Jaime Tardy’s new book show readers how to take control of their money, be passionate about their work, and overcome fears and excuses to obtain a fulfilling and rewarding lifestyle.

February 20, 2014

Keyboard For Dummies Demystifies the World of Electronic Keyboards

The easy way to get keyed up on the keyboard

February 18, 2014

Daily Walk of Just 3km Can Reduce Risk of Hospitalization for Respiratory Problems

Respirology reports that suffers of Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) can reduce their risk of being hospitalized with severe attacks, by maintaining an exercise regime of walking between three to six kilometers a day.