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With 25 years of experience in publishing, both in-house and as a freelancer, I offer high-quality editing and proofreading of non-fiction, in subjects such as Business and Management, Politics and Self-development. My clients include Edward Elgar Publishing, Law Business Research, Newgen Publishing UK (working on Practical Inspiration Publishing titles), Pearson Education and self-publishing authors.
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I oversaw academic books from unedited typescript through to final corrections. Subjects ranged from Business and Management to Psychology and Geography. After I left Blackwell I became a freelance project manager, editor and proofreader for the company.
I oversaw academic and trade books from unedited typescript through to final corrections. Subjects ranged from Business and Management to Literature.
I oversaw books on History and Transport, some of them highly illustrated, from unedited typescript through to final corrections. I also copy edited and proofread, and after I left Sutton I continued to edit and proofread for the company as a freelancer.
Meet With Impact gives you 40 exciting, engaging and easy visual tools to help make your meetings more productive and useful. Stuck in the same old slide-deck rut? There is a better way, and it’s explained right here. Like it or hate it we spend too much of our time in meetings, and even though many of these meetings may be deathly they are super important to our organisations. But they don’t ... read more
From bestselling author Michael Armstrong comes a new edition of the business staple, How to Manage People. Providing valuable insight into the skills required to be an effective manager, this one-stop guide to people management will help you get the best from your staff through motivation, reward and leadership. Fully updated for 2019, this 4th edition now features even more practical exercis... read more
Are you overwhelmed by project management jargon? Interested in developing a project management career, but bewildered by the plethora of costly courses and qualifications? Then this is the book for you. How to Manage Projects explains the fundamentals of this essential skill in a clear, practical and accessible way, making it the perfect introduction to managing better projects in your curren... read more
Develop Your Presentation Skills offers step-by-step realistic advice to improve your confidence, prepare effectively and nail that presentation.Going beyond just handling nerves and presenting PowerPoint slides, Develop Your Presentation Skills provides you with a practical toolkit for developing a belting presentation and improving your confidence along the way. It includes practical help wi... read more
Lucy Adams's bestselling HR Disrupted (2017) called for a radical change in how we treat our most important resource of all - our people. Now she has created the handbook for HR professionals, showing exactly how to go about making the change to create a function fit for world-leading 21st century organisations.It's hard to make change happen in HR. If you're a HR manager with good ideas on ma... read more
Discovering methods to combat poverty and social exclusion has now become a major political challenge in Europe. Combating Poverty in Europe offers an original and timely analysis of how this challenge is met by actors at European, national and subnational levels. Building on a European study comparing Germany, Italy, Poland, Sweden and the United Kingdom, this book provides new insights into ... read more
What does it take to write great ad copy? Clever headlines? Catchy slogans? Compelling visuals? Cohesive campaigns? Yes all that and more.You must also understand your audience. You must know how they live. What they value. How they liked to be reached. And whether they want to be engaged.To best reach your target audience, you must think of them three-dimensionally and understand what’s impor... read more
In this topical book, Boudewijn de Bruin examines the ethical 'blind spots' that lay at the heart of the global financial crisis. He argues that the most important moral problem in finance is not the 'greed is good' culture, but rather the epistemic shortcomings of bankers, clients, rating agencies and regulators. Drawing on insights from economics, psychology and philosophy, de Bruin develops... read more
This introduction to the politics of the European Union uses the lens of comparative politics to explore the history, theories, institutions, key participants, policies and policy making of the EU. The comparative approach enables students to use their knowledge of domestic politics and broader debates in political science to better understand the EU. Numerous real-world examples guide student... read more
Positively Smarter brings together seven principles for connecting the science of neuroplasticity to practical strategies for enhancing the synergy of happiness, achievement, and physical well-being. Moving beyond common myths, the text builds an evidence-based paradigm to empower readers to take practical steps to move forward. Brings together current research on cognitive psychology, educati... read more
NOW WITH 10 NEW RULES A definitive code for managerial success Some people find management so easy. They appear to be natural leaders, painlessly negotiating the system, the politics, the people, and the targets. Is there something they know that the rest of us don’t? Is it something we can all learn? The answer is a resounding yes. They know the Rules of management. These Rules are the guidin... read more
Discover how to banish stress and negativity, rediscover your best self and become an inspirational leader – starting now. Inspirational leaders: Target strengths, not weaknesses Have a dream Manage energy, not time Put happiness before success Based on cutting edge research, and with truly actionable advice, The Positive Leader shows you how. Former Chairman of Microsoft Europe, Jan Mühlfeit,... read more
If you're a busy manager, looking for fast, focused guidance on how to make impact now then this book is for you. Discover vital, quick-fix, do-it-now ideas and techniques for instant impact and fast learning, as well as more detailed guidance for deeper knowledge. Your two-track way to get ahead.
Disruptive Technologies outlines the steps businesses can take to engage with emerging technologies today in order to serve the consumer of tomorrow. This book offers the knowledge and tools to engage confidently with emerging technologies for better business. This highly practical book offers organizations a distinct response to emerging technologies including Blockchain (Bitcoin), artificial... read more
Entrepreneurship is the engine of economic development, which in turn impacts the challenges facing future entrepreneurs. Understanding the development of a vivid entrepreneurial society requires attention to several interacting factors, as well as expected transversal policies provided by ministries and administrations as a whole. This timely book explores institutional, behavioral and policy... read more
Innovative B2B Marketing is a clear, practical guide that demystifies modern aspects of B2B marketing, including marketing models, processes and thought leadership pieces. New customer buying habits, the digital era and the new industry landscape (influenced by the application economy) have all had a great impact, with marketing professionals consequently facing a shift away from traditional p... read more
'Global Women Leaders transports the reader into the fascinating lives of trailblazers in four very different countries. All were change-makers in their professions, and all of them confronted the challenges women everywhere will recognize as their own. How they succeeded, despite roadblocks, is both inspiring and instructive. Each gives us sound advice on a range of familiar hurdles from thos... read more
Design Management is the essential handbook to all things design. As a discipline, design management is continually in motion; changing, responding and adapting to the dynamics of social and business transformation. As a business function, it combines project management, design, strategy and supply chain techniques to enable the creation of more effectively designed products, services, communi... read more
Save the Swamp is a must read for progressive activists, university professors, Hollywood celebrities, and government bureaucrats who want to ridicule and harass conservative cranks into silence. They slow down the train of progressivism with their ridiculous clamoring about the Constitution and private property. Enough is enough! Save the Swamp explains how stupid and unscientific conservativ... read more
DREAMING OF AN EMPTY INBOX, BUT DON’T KNOW HOW TO MAKE IT HAPPEN? We’re bombarded with messages every day, but no one tells you how to improve these vital email skills. In less than 100 pages, this handy book will help you discover how to regain control of your email – and get back to your job – in five simple steps. Email doesn’t have to be overwhelming. With Speedmailing’s five-step process ... read more
Over 32,000 copies sold. The golden principles and behaviours to guide you smoothly through the challenges of raising children.
The Manager spoke of a team, united in a shared goal. Empowered and motivated to utilise all of their experience and expertise. Engaged employees who looked forward to work every day. Who felt inspired and enthusiastic. Always ready to challenge and stretch their managers with ideas for continuous improvement. Who would grow beyond the rigid restraints of their roles to create an infectious ca... read more
The imaginary economy is that large fraction of the economic system which produces services with the only real utility of furnishing an income to those who provide them.It is the spontaneous remedy to the fast productivity increase in the manufacturing sector, to which, due to the social inertias described in this book, the rise in the consumption of society is not equally rapid.The divergence... read more
When implementation is an afterthought, tackled with a "quick and dirty" approach, things may get done, but they rarely produce results. What's the point of that? Learn to master the art and science of implementing change for results with this practical reference, designed for those new to implementation, as well as those looking for new approaches. The Implementer's Starter Kit introduces a s... read more
Winner of the Fortnum and Mason Best Debut Drink Book Award 2017From renowned booze correspondent Henry Jeffreys comes this rich and full-bodied history of Britain and the Empire, told through the improbable but true stories of how the world’s favourite alcoholic drinks came to be.Read about how we owe the champagne we drink today to seventeenth-century methods for making sparkling cider; how ... read more
Mastering Product Management: A Step-by-Step Guide offers practical, real-world advice on the most important things a Product Manager will be involved with, and will deliver, in the quest for creating and capturing value. It covers the full new product cycle, from idea discovery through product end-of-life. Each section is short and concise, around two to three pages. Rather than dive deep int... read more
How can today's business leaders keep up with seismic geopolitical and economic shifts that include Brexit, inflation and the unseating of traditional political powers, and what do these mean for their own leadership narratives? In The Leadership Lab, bestselling author Chris Lewis and superstar megatrends analyst Dr Pippa Malmgren help you lead your team through this change successfully. Cove... read more
A personal code for living your life your way. From a very young age you’ve been inundated with other people’s well-intended rules. Whether from teachers, friends or parents, these helpful principles and bits of gracious advice are supposed to help you get on in life. The trouble is, many of these rules aren’t true (at least not all the time) and yet they have a major influence on your life wh... read more
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A senior commissioning editor and content developer with ten years of experience in professional, educational and trade publishing.