Books make the best presents

This year has gone by in the blink of an eye, and the festive season is upon us.

If you are looking for present ideas, please buy your friends, family, staff and stakeholders a gift that will enrich their minds.

BUY THEM A BOOK.

As a change agent, defender of democracy and a social justice activist, Bonang Mohale continues to stick his own neck out, addressing issues of key societal importance. Behold the Turtle expands on issues of leadership, resilience, ethics and social justice – sounding a call for change.

As a salesperson (and make no mistake, you are a salesperson) you have two jobs.

Job No. 2 of the storyseller is to help your clients and customers slay their dragon.

Job No. 1 of the storyseller is to help them see their dragon.Part memoir, part legacy, this book bears testimony to the fact that far from dying unknown, Dan Moyane is one of South Africa’s most important, high profile media players and his story provides the framework for his next significant question: How best to use his public profile to benefit his countrymen.

Mills Soko highlights what has not worked in terms of politics, leadership, foreign policy, the economy, the African development trajectory, corporate ethics, international trade, global governance, and the thread which underlies all these issues. And he counters his criticism with what has worked and offers views on how some of the problems that have constrained progress in South Africa and the world can be solved.

Leo’s Guide to Not Becoming a Statistic is a guide to living your safest life in South Africa – something which has become increasingly important as our crime statistics continue to rise. Straight-talking and honest – much like Leo Prinsloo himself – this book is an easy to use manual that makes keeping safe accessible, with relatable information and easy to implement tips.

Kevin Govender shares his insights and expertise on the evolution of the sharing economy, consumer behaviour, and alternative business models, and empowers businesses and consumers to rediscover and realise the enormous benefits of access over ownership, and the potential savings in time, money and space.

Ayabonga Cawe outlines key areas that can and should define a policy agenda towards a ‘people’s economy’ in South Africa and the long-term objectives of such a policy programme.

This book is an exposition of what we see around us and an explanation and discussion of possible ways beyond it.

Leading in the 21st Century presents a comprehensive overview of how the world is changing and lessons we can draw from leaders, particularly in the African context. From Charlotte Maxeke and the Rain Queen Modjadji, to Mangaliso Robert Sobukwe, Eric Molobi and Richard Maponya, there is much to learn from great leaders.

“Intellectual property is everywhere around us and impacts our lives. For entrepreneurs and businesses alike, intellectual property is about value creation – it is the insurance you need for when you succeed.” – McLean Sibanda

We can’t avoid stress, but we can deal with it differently and access better health, energy and balance. This book will help you move from being overwhelmed and locked in by stress to a more easeful, resilient and aligned life. Let’s flip the script on stress.

 

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