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Posted on 2nd august 2018 by Rebecca Sander


1. Women who Work: Redefining the Rules of Success by Ivanka Trump

I’m guessing rule 1 is “have an incredibly wealthy father” and rule 2 is “be complicit in racist policy-making”. Buuuurn.

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2. Dianetics by L Ron Hubbard

LRH is the creator of scientology. Eeek. This was first brought into the world as a self help books helping yuppies achieve personal and business success, and now it's the reason we voted no-confidence in Tom Cruise collectively.

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3. Leadership Secrets of Attila the Hun by Wess Roberts

Someone has seriously tried to extrapolate modern business acumen from a raging historical maniac and market it to you. Sounds like a Mark Corrigan novel, right?

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4. The Whuffie Factor by Tara Hunt

I’ve done the research and the answer to the question “what the fuck is a Whuffie” is not worth paying £3 for the book to find out, trust me.

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5. Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki

Just mention of this book on Reddit will send people into a tailspin. What I can gleam from those that have read this book, is that they've come to the conclusion it was shit. But if everyone’s reading it I guess Kiyosaki is doing something right?

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6. In Search of Excellence: Lessons from Americas Best-Run Companies by Thomas J Peters and Robert H Waterman

This book includes in-depth research into the management structure of over 40 American companies… It's just a shame most of them went out of business not long after the book was published. Woops.

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7. Jesus CEO by Laurie Beth Jones

First of all pals, Jesus was definitely a Socialist and second of all, if you’re reading a book describing the head of a company as god-like, and thinking “yeah this sounds like me” then the business you really want to run is probably a cult. Best to refer to book 2 on this list for your next move. 

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8. Countdown Y2K by Peter de Jager and Richard Bergeon

It’s still available if the Millennium Bug is inexplicably still making you nervous.

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9. The Leadership Genius of George W. Bush by Carolyn B Thompson and James W Ware

I mean this was written in an immediate post-9/11 context, but I guess hindsight is 20/20?

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10. The Art of the Deal by I’m not writing his fucking name

We’re heading towards world war 3 and children are being separated from their families, but PLEASE tell me more about the branding of your hotels Mr President, I'm desperate to know.

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Written by Rebecca Sander

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