Business, Finance & Law Books
South African born Elon Musk is the renowned entrepreneur and innovator behind PayPal, SpaceX, Tesla, and SolarCity. Musk wants to save our planet; he wants to send citizens into space, to form a colony on Mars; he wants to make money while doing these things; and he wants us all to know about it. This book deals with his life and work.
A uniquely personal exploration of the origins of international law, centring on the Nuremberg Trials, the city of Lviv and a secret family history
The next Bill Gates will not build an operating system. The next Larry Page won't make a search engine. If you are copying these guys, you aren't learning from them. Doing what we already know how to do takes the world from 1 to n, adding more of something familiar. Every new creation goes from 0 to 1. This book is about how to get there.
Toy of the Year, Toy of the Century, Greatest Toy of All Time ....
Herman Mashaba rose from humble beginnings to become one of South AfricaÆs wealthiest and best-known entrepreneurs, as well as Mayor of Johannesburg. His remarkable story begins in a small village in Gauteng, where we meet the cocky youngster who refused to settle for a future that offered nothing.
Life and leadership lessons from the Special Forces, accompanying the Channel 4 series SAS: Who Dares Wins.
How to hire, manage, motivate, strategize and grow a business in today's disruptive world from Eric Schmidt, Google's executive chairman, and Jonathan Rosenberg, advisor to Google CEO Larry Page.
The huge international bestseller: a simple fable with profound lessons for working and living in an ever changing world.
A senior executive, and father of an autistic child, transforms how a top US retailer employs people with disabilities.
Elon Musk is an inspirational role model for young entrepreneurs, breaking boundaries and revolutionising the tech-world. He is also the real-life inspiration for the Iron Man series of films. He's not only seen as an entrepreneur in the spirit of a Steve Jobs but as an inventor and bold thinker. This book tells his story.
Inside this completely updated edition, you'll find practical strategies for including His values into your business plan. It will show you how CEOs like Roger Andersen of Young America Corporation were able to increase their bottom line while improving the lives of those who depended on their life's work.
Success is about trusting your instincts and following your gut, knowing which rules to follow and which to break. This book shows that success doesn't come from where you went to college or how popular you were in school.
Given its economic and political power South Africa is undeniably an African superpower. Yet some accuse it of behaving like a neocolonialist bully. Liesl Louw-Vaudran answers this accusation by examining key events, from Thabo MbekiÆs reform of the AU to the peace-keeping mission in the Central African Republic in 2013.
How should you write a business proposal? How do you take minutes? When should a work email be formal or chatty? Communicating in a clear, concise manner is crucial but many South African firms do not train staff to do this. This guide to all aspects of written English in the workplace will help you present yourself in an excellent, effective way.