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Shortlist for Business Book Awards 2019 Revealed

January 18 2019

The Book Publicist is excited to be the PR partner and a sponsor to the Business Book Awards. A brilliant evening was had by all at the shortlist reveal party on 16th January 2019, toasting the success of all the amazing authors who entered. Wishing huge congratulations to all the authors whose books have been shortlisted for 2019’s awards – the winners will be announced at a glitzy awards ceremony on 26th March at The Grange Hotel, London. We can’t wait – see you there!

In the lead up to the shortlist announcement we were thrilled to see over twenty pieces of coverage for the awards in the business print, online and broadcast media, including articles in Elite Business, The Bookseller, CMI, MinuteHack and British Airway’s Up to Speed – as well as interviews with Disruptive Tech TV and Share Radio.

We look forward to working with the finalists to generate more buzz in the business media – watch this space!


Start-Up Inspiration

· The Creative’s Guide to Starting a Business by Harriet Kelsall

· The Future is Freelance by Kirsty Hulse

· The Successful Mumpreneur by Debbie Gilbert

· Working in the Gig Economy by Thomas Oppong

· Rise of the Youpreneur by Chris Ducker

Sales and Marketing

· 100 Practical Ways to Improve Customer Experience by Martin Newman & Malcolm McDonald

· Art of the Click by Glenn Fisher

· Narrative by Numbers by Sam Knowles

· The Choice Factory by Richard Shotton

· Grow Fast, Grow Global by Sarah Carroll

HR and Management

· Accelerated Leadership Development by Ines Wichert

· Data-Driven HR by Bernard Marr

· Mind Tools for Managers by James Manktelow & Julian Birkinshaw

· SUPERENGAGED by Nikki Gatenby

· The Learning Imperative by Mark Burns & Andy Griffith

Embracing Change

· Corporate Emotional Intelligence by Gareth Chick

· Run Fast by Neil How

· The Lean Product Lifecycle by Tendayi Viki & Craig Strong

· The Mother of all Jobs by Christine Armstrong

· The Post-Truth Business by Sean Pillot de Chenecey

· Heartificial Empathy by Minter Dial

· Powered by Change by Jonathan MacDonald

· The Digital Ape by Nigel Shadbolt & Roger Hampson


· Employee Confidence by Karen J. Hewitt

· The Leadership Lab by Chris Lewis & Pippa Malmgren

· Get Social by Michelle Carvill

· Your Leadership Story by Deborah Henley

· Recruit, Inspire & Retain by Jacqui Mann

· Superfast: Lead at Speed by Sophie Devonshire


· Be More Pirate by Sam Conniff Allende

· Social Media for a New Age by Katie Brockhurst

· Shine by Andy Cope & Gavin Oattes

· The Busy Person’s Guide to Great Presenting by Lee Warren

· You Were Born to Speak by Richard Newman & Judy Barratt

· Is This It? by Ruth Kudzi

· Defining You by Fiona Murden

· Executive Presentations by Jacqui Harper

Short Business Books

· Lessons in Leadership by John Adair

· Strategy Plain and Simple by Vaughan Evans

· The Attitude Book by Simon Tyler

· Be Useful by Jos Burton

· The Art of Plain Speaking by Charlie Corbett

Specialist Book

· The Numbers Business by Della Hudson

· The Winning Mix by Claire Brumby

· The 7 Principles of Conflict Resolution by Louisa Weinstein

· The School Business Manager’s Handbook by Hayley Dunn

· Power Property Investing for Women by Bindar Dosanjh

International Book

· Leading Digital Transformation by Joakim Jansson & Marie Andervin

· The Bootle Boy by Les Hinton

· Yours Truly by Margarita Mayo

· Legacy in the Making by Mark Miller & Lucas Conley

· Resilience at Work by Kathryn Jackson

· The Laws of Human Nature by Robert Greene



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