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Women and Leadership

An inspirational and practical book written by two high-achieving women, sharing the experience and advice of some of our most extraordinary women leaders, in their own words.

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Talking to Strangers

The No.1 international bestselling author back with a powerful and provocative exploration of why we so often misread other people

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21 Lessons for the 21st Century

The bestselling phenomenon returns with 21 bite-sized lessons to help us understand our troubled times.

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