Practical Manager


How to Thrive and Survive as a Working Woman

Although many work issues have improved considerably in recent decades, it is clear that women continue to face a range of challenges and barriers in the workplace. This new book, based on data from hundreds of surveys and interviews, and encompassing stories, examples, strategies and practical exercises, is the essential handbook for working women of all ages and at any stage of their career.



This book is a call to action. If you need to know what it takes to break through to a new layer of oxygen in an organization that has been flying high in the past, you will find this both an inspiring and practical approach. Nothing will swoop down to remove your challenges, but the framework explained in this book carves a clear path toward transforming an organization, as opposed to sinking into decline.

Pushing the boundaries

Pushing the Boundaries

This is the autobiography of one of the most influential management consultants of recent times. Herbert Henzler grew up in the German village of Neckarhausen during the Second World War. Starting his career as a sales apprentice with Shell, he went on to study at the universities of Saarland, Ludwig-Maximillian and California, Berkeley, where he received his PhD in economics.


The Leader’s Guide to Negotiation

PLAY ON YOUR TERMS. Negotiation is THE core business skill. It is fundamental to everything we do that involves other people, whether that’s asking for a raise, pitching an idea or deciding who gets the coffee.

The Leader’s Guide to Negotiation is a highly practical guide to getting the most out of your business interactions, whilst building stronger relationships to boot. From achieving win-win outcomes to problem-solving and building trust, it equips you with fail-safe strategies for conducting successful and positive negotiations.


Never Split the Difference

A former international hostage negotiator for the FBI offers a new, field-tested approach to high-stakes negotiations effective in any situation.

After a stint policing the rough streets of Kansas City, Missouri, Chris Voss joined the FBI, where his career as a hostage negotiator brought him face-to-face with a range of criminals, including bank robbers and terrorists. Reaching the pinnacle of his profession, he became the FBI’s lead international kidnapping negotiator.