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Ford eyes deal with Chinese electric carmaker
The US firm is exploring a joint venture to make a new line of electric vehicles for the Chinese market.


Barcelona sue Neymar over world record transfer to Paris St-Germain
Barcelona are suing former player Neymar over his 222m euro (£200m) world record move to Paris St-Germain.


First July UK budget surplus for 15 years
No government borrowing was needed in July, but borrowing so far this year is £1.9bn above 2016.


Dominic Chappell to be prosecuted over BHS collapse
Dominic Chappell, who faces charges, bought the department store chain the year before it collapsed.


Lidl tops Waitrose to become UK's seventh biggest grocer
German chain's market share is now 5.2%, a 0.7% year-on-year increase, due to demand from families.



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The Way of the SEAL: Think Like an Elite Solider to Succeed and Lead in Life The Way of the SEAL: Think Like an Elite Solider to Succeed and Lead in Life
by Mark Divine with Allyson Edelhertz Machate

Ex-Navy Commander Mark Divine reveals exercises, meditations and focusing techniques to train your mind for mental toughness, emotional resilience and uncanny intuition. A practical guide for businesspeople or anyone who wants to be an elite operator in life,



The Risk Advantage: Embracing the Entrepreneur's Unexpected Edge The Risk Advantage: Embracing the Entrepreneur's Unexpected Edge
by Tom Panaggio

The book is designed as a guide for those who are contemplating an entrepreneurial pursuit, are already engaged in building a business, or are currently working for someone else and want to inject their entrepreneurial ideas and attitude.



Data Smart: Using Data Science to Transform Information into Insight Data Smart: Using Data Science to Transform Information into Insight
by John W. Foreman

Most people are approaching data science all wrong. Here's how to do it right. Data science is little more than using straight-forward steps to process raw data into actionable insight. And in Data Smart, author and data scientist John Foreman will show you how that's done within the familiar environment of a spreadsheet.



Business Secrets of the Trappist Monks: One CEO's Quest for Meaning and Authenticity Business Secrets of the Trappist Monks: One CEO's Quest for Meaning and Authenticity
by August Turak

In addition to his work as an entrepreneur, corporate executive, and consultant, for the last sixteen years August Turak worked alongside the Trappist monks of Mepkin Abbey, watching firsthand as they undertook new enterprises and sustained an incredibly successful business practice.



Rapid Realignment: How to Quickly Integrate People, Processes, and Strategy for Unbeatable Performance Rapid Realignment: How to Quickly Integrate People, Processes, and Strategy for Unbeatable Performance
by George Labovitz and Victor Rosansky

Rapid Realignment is based on a dynamic model with four key elements—strategy, people, processes, and customers. To that mix, leadership, culture, and measurement are essential to achieving and sustaining alignment among the four elements.



Social Marketology: Improve Your Social Media Processes and Get Customers to Stay Forever Social Marketology: Improve Your Social Media Processes and Get Customers to Stay Forever
by Ric Dragon

Manage all your social media marketing efforts with repeatable, improvable processes. In Social Marketology, cofounder Ric Dragon of the renowned search engine marketing firm DragonSearch, takes social media marketing to the next step—showing how to choose the best tools for your needs and develop a strategy tailored to your goals.



Leading at The Edge: Leadership Lessons from the Extraordinary Saga of Shackleton's Antarctic Expedition Leading at The Edge: Leadership Lessons from the Extraordinary Saga of Shackleton's Antarctic Expedition
by Dennis N. T. Perkins

Leading at The Edge demonstrates the importance of a strong leader in times of adversity, uncertainty, and change. Today’s leaders have much to learn from this gripping account of survival against all odds. Leading at The Edge will help them navigate the rough waters of any turbulent environment and achieve success in the face of adversity.



Pandora's Risk: Uncertainty at the Core of Finance Pandora's Risk: Uncertainty at the Core of Finance
by Kent Osband

Sparking a revolution in investment risk analysis, Osband recasts the market as a learning machine rather than a knowledge machine. The market continually errs, corrects itself, and makes new errors. Respecting that process, without idolizing it, will promote wiser investment, trading, and regulation. With uncertainty embedded at its core, Osband's rational approach points to a finance theory worthy of twenty-first-century investing.



Managers, Can You Hear Me Now?: Hard-Hitting Lessons on How to Get Real Results Managers, Can You Hear Me Now?: Hard-Hitting Lessons on How to Get Real Results
by Denny Strigl and Frank Swiatek

The former head of Verizon Wireless is talking. Can you afford not to hear what he has to say?



Consider: Harnessing the Power of Reflective Thinking In Your Organization Consider: Harnessing the Power of Reflective Thinking In Your Organization
by Daniel Forrester

The stories and examples within Consider demonstrate that the best decisions, insights, ideas and outcomes result when we take sufficient time to think and reflect. While technology allows us to act and react more quickly than ever before, we are taking increasingly less time to consider our decisions before we make them.



The Network Is Your Customer: 5 Strategies to Thrive in a Digital Age The Network Is Your Customer: 5 Strategies to Thrive in a Digital Age
by David L. Rogers

In The Network Is Your Customer, digital strategy expert David Rogers shows business owners and company leaders how to think strategically about customer networks and harness their power to create new opportunities for any organization.



The Innovation Secrets of Steve Jobs: Insanely Different Principles for Breakthrough Success The Innovation Secrets of Steve Jobs: Insanely Different Principles for Breakthrough Success
by Carmine Gallo

Author Carmine Gallo gets into the mind of one of today's more innovative leaders in business to reveal his 7 wonders for innovation and creativity. Steve Jobs, cofounder of Apple, is the CEO of the decade and now reveals the operating system behind all his great thinking.