Books for First Aid, Business and teaching

I’m a huge bookworm. Here is a suggested reading list. They may be available in hard copy or e-book. All these books have been read by myself, many more than once so are personal recommendations. I hope you like my choice.

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First Aid Books

  • First Aid Manual 11th Edition – Written and Authorised by the UK’s Leading First Aid Providers
    • If you are going to teach First Aid this is one of the manuals that you should have to hand. This essential manual was written and endorsed by all three of the UK’s leading first aid providers – St John Ambulance, St Andrew’s Ambulance Association, and British Red Cross.

Business Books

  • How to win friends and influence people – Dale Carnegie
    • Millions of people around the world have improved their lives based on the teachings of Dale Carnegie. In How to Win Friends and Influence People, he offers practical advice and techniques, in his exuberant and conversational style, for how to get out of a mental rut and make life more rewarding.
  • 4 hour Work Week – Tim Ferriss
    • Tim has realised that whatever role you have in your Business there is usually someone to do it for you. This is taking using a Virtual Assistant to the extreme. Whilst not everything can apply, do have a read of this book as you may be surprised at how much you could delegate. Only by delegating do you stand a chance of growing your Business. I have read this and it gave me the courage to start delegating work. My Business would not be the size it is if I did everything – and it’s still growing each year.
  • Raving Fans : A Revolutionary Approach to Customer Service – Ken Blanchard
    • Raving Fans, in a nutshell, is the advice given to a new Area Manager on his first day – in an extraordinary business book that will help everyone, in every kind of organisation or business, deliver stunning customer service and achieve miraculous bottom-line results.
  • Rich Dad Poor Dad – Richard Kiyosaki
    • What the Rich Teach Their Kids About Money That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not! The book explodes the myth that you need to earn a high income to be rich and explains the difference between working for money and having your money work for you. A really good read for anyone wondering about how to earn and keep their money. Good advice delivered effectively.
  • Screw It, Let’s Do It: Lessons in Life and Business – Richard Branson
    • There is a lot of overlap in Richard Branson’s various books but you should read at least one. I have found myself dithering about a decision and this book’s title has popped into my head, prompting me to jump in and go for it. Seriously, what is the downside most of the time? Now compare that to the upside.
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