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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.


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.


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?


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.


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?


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.


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. 


8. Countdown Y2K by Peter de Jager and Richard Bergeon

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


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?


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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