TO DO

Nour­ish­ment for the cor­po­rate mind and soul

BC Business Magazine - - Contents -

Hil­lary Clin­ton head­lines our se­lec­tion of page-turn­ers

WHAT HAP­PENED

Since Septem­ber, 2016 Demo­cratic pres­i­den­tial can­di­date and for­mer U.S. sec­re­tary of state Hil­lary Rod­ham Clin­ton has been criss-cross­ing the con­ti­nent to pro­mote her book What Hap­pened (Si­mon & Schus­ter Canada, 512 pages, $39.95). The last stop on the Hil­lary Clin­ton: Live tour is Van­cou­ver. Hear Clin­ton talk about be­ing the first woman nom­i­nated for U.S. president in an elec­tion marked by rage, sex­ism, Rus­sian in­ter­fer­ence and an op­po­nent who broke the rules, plus the mis­takes she made and her road to re­cov­ery. Van­cou­ver Con­ven­tion Cen­tre, De­cem­ber 13 Ticket price based on prox­im­ity to the stage: VIP Plat­inum (for two, front row, back­stage meet-and-greet with photo and signed book) $3,000; VIP (in­cludes book) $229, $876 for four; Gold $149, $536 for four; Sil­ver $89, $169 for two; deep­ocean­sky.com

THE STARTUP WAY: How Mod­ern Com­pa­nies Use En­tre­pre­neur­ial Man­age­ment to Trans­form Cul­ture and Drive Long- term Growth

Eric Ries, au­thor of the New York Times best­seller The Lean Startup, which in­tro­duced the term “pivot” to the busi­ness lex­i­con, has piv­oted him­self. Now Ries looks at how es­tab­lished en­ter­prises from Gen­eral Elec­tric and Toy­ota Mo­tor Corp. to Ama­zon.com Inc. and Face­book Inc. can be­come more in­no­va­tive and nim­ble. Cur­rency/pen­guin Ran­dom House Canada 390 pages; $40 (hard­cover); cur­ren­cy­books.com

CANADA 150 WOMEN: Con­ver­sa­tions With Lead­ers, Cham­pi­ons, and Lu­mi­nar­ies

Paulina Cameron, direc­tor of the B.C. and Yukon divi­sion of Fu­tur­preneur Canada, which sup­ports young en­trepreneurs, in­ter­views the likes of Green Party of Canada leader El­iz­a­beth May, Gov. Gen. Julie Payette, for­mer prime min­is­ter Kim Camp­bell, Tsil­hqot'in First Na­tion writer Lisa Charley­boy and Lib­eral Party of Canada MP Hedy Fry about their ca­reers, their vi­sion for Canada and how fem­i­nism has changed in their life­times. Page Two Strate­gies 328 pages; $39.95 (hard­cover); paget­wos­trate­gies.com

THE KINFOLK EN­TRE­PRE­NEUR: Ideas for Mean­ing­ful Work

Al­berta-born Nathan Williams is the direc­tor of Kinfolk, an in­ter­na­tional life­style mag­a­zine based in Copen­hagen. For this book, Williams elicited in­sights on suc­cess, work-life bal­ance, mo­ti­va­tion and more from 40 en­trepreneurs around the world, in­clud­ing B.C.'S Her­schel Sup­ply Co. founders Jamie and Lyn­don Cor­mack; and Hype­beast streetwear blog founder Kevin Ma, a UBC grad­u­ate. Thomas Allen & Son 368 pages; $50 (hard­cover); thomasallen.ca

NEVER REST ON YOUR ORES: Build­ing a Min­ing Com­pany, One Stone at a Time

Nor­man Keevil, chair of B.C.based Teck Re­sources Ltd., re­counts the story of min­ing in Canada, be­gin­ning with the dis­cov­ery and devel­op­ment of the Teck-hughes mine in On­tario. The book's ti­tle is a nod to his fa­ther, also called Nor­man Keevil, a ge­ol­o­gist and avid ca­noeist who urged peo­ple on by say­ing, “Never rest on your oars.” Mcgill-queen's Univer­sity Press 496 pages; $39.95 (hard­cover); mqup.ca

HOW WE CAN WIN: And What Hap­pens to Us and Our Coun­try if We Don't

An­thony La­cav­era, who founded Wind Mo­bile and sold it in 2015 for $1.6 bil­lion, says we need to change the way we do busi­ness in Canada on var­i­ous fronts. La­cav­era and co-au­thor Kate Fil­lion, a Toronto writer, tell us why and how. Ran­dom House Canada 262 pages; $34 (hard­cover); pen­guin­ran­dom­house.ca

UN­COM­MON SENSE: Shift Your Think­ing. Take New Ac­tion. Boost Your Sales

As president of Toron­to­based Sa­lesshift, au­thor Jill Har­ring­ton helps com­pa­nies in­clud­ing Hil­ton World­wide Hold­ings Inc., Transcon­ti­nen­tal Inc. and Sun Life As­sur­ance Co. of Canada im­prove sales. The “self-help book for sales su­per­star­dom,” of­fers un­com­mon-sense al­ter­na­tives to com­mon non­sense, like “Al­ways be con­tribut­ing” in­stead of “Al­ways be clos­ing.” Fig­ure 1 Pub­lish­ing Inc.; 264 pages; $32.95 (hard­cover); fig­ure1pub­lish­ing.com

LURE: Sus­tain­able Seafood Recipes From the West Coast

Yes, this is a cook­book, with recipes from Four Sea­sons Ho­tel Van­cou­ver chef and Chefs for Oceans founder Ned Bell. But it also con­tains a wealth of in­for­ma­tion about sus­tain­able seafood species. Fig­ure 1 Pub­lish­ing; 304 pages; $38.95 (hard­cover); fig­ure1pub­lish­ing.com

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