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The Alter Ego Effect

By: Todd Herman Reviewed by: Liyana Johan The Premise: Todd Herman is a high-performance coach for ambitious people who want to achieve outrageous goals. He’s coached athletes, entrepreneurs, leaders, and companies that have become internationally known. In The Alter Ego Effect, Todd shows readers how to tap into the human imagination to create hidden versions …

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Forged in Crisis: The Making of Five Courageous Leaders

By: Nancy Koehn Reviewed by: Shelby Gobbo The Premise: Harvard Business School Professor Nancy Koehn highlights the profiles of five remarkable leaders and uses their profiles and stories to produce of book full of tools to help facilitate courageous leadership behaviours. Featuring Ernest Shackleton, Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass, Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Rachel Carson – five …

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Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup

By: John Carreyrou Reviewed by: Glain Roberts-McCabe The Premise: In Bad Blood, Wall Street Journalist John Carreyrou gives a play-by-play recounting of the rise and fall of Theranos, a media-darling silicon valley startup that fell like a house of cards and destroyed lives and reputations along the way. Carreyrou was the Journal reporter that blew …

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