The Do Book Company Spring 2018 by Raincoast Books

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do book co spring 2018 the do book company do sourdough slow bread for busy lives by andrew whitley one of the oldest yet perhaps the simplest and tastiest breads you can make sourdough needs only flour water salt and a little time in do sourdough andrew whitley a baker for over 30 years who has ‘changed the way we think about bread’ – shares his simple method for making this deliciously nutritious bread at home having taught countless bread-making workshops andrew knows that we don’t all have the time and patience to bake our own now with time-saving tips – such as slotting the vital fermentation stage into periods when we’re asleep or at work this is bread baking for doers find out on sale jan 15/18 4.72 x 7 • 160 pages 9781907974113 • $23.95 • pb cooking methods baking series do the basic tools and ingredients you ll need how to make your own sourdough starter simple method for producing wonderful loaves time and

do book co spring 2018 the do book company do preserve make your own jams chutneys pickles and cordials by anja dunk jen goss and mimi beaven how do you capture the intense flavour of freshly picked seasonal produce to enjoy all year round combining their experience as cooks caterers foragers and farmers three friends bring you the essential guide to preserving with techniques and recipes handed-down through the generations and deliciously inventive recipes from their own kitchens you’ll soon learn • basic principles and methods of preserving • equipment and ingredients you need to get started • best preserving agents to use sugar vinegar alcohol oil and salt • over 80 stunning recipes from green tomato chutney to strawberry gin fizz on sale jan 15/18 4.72 x 7 • 176 pages 9781907974243 • $23.95 • pb cooking methods canning preserving series do let the slow art of preserving become your new favourite pastime – and delight in

do book co spring 2018 the do book company do beekeeping the secret to happy honeybees by orren fox honey drizzled over a slice of fresh bread… or eaten directly from the spoon… is one of life’s great pleasures and with beehives springing up on urban rooftops in next door’s back garden – even schemes for adopting bees or renting hives – becoming a honey producer seems… possible so how easy is it and what’s involved by sharing the journey of 18-year-old beekeeper orren fox – who clearly remembers what it’s like to be a rookie – you’ll discover that keeping your own honeybees is easier than you think find out • how and where to set up your hive • the tools equipment needed to get started • the job of inspecting your hive • how and when to harvest your honey on sale jan 15/18 4.72 x 7 • 144 pages 9781907974205 • $23.95 • pb technology engineering agriculture

do book co spring 2018 the do book company do wild baking food fire and good times by tom herbert cooking outdoors can be a challenge – building your own fire for starters – but the rewards are great a hearty stew eaten under a starlit sky grilled mackerel on the beach ash-baked flatbreads plucked from the glowing embers torn and shared tom herbert a fifth-generation baker and true advocate for this way of life makes it easy armed with your hero ingredients essential kit and some kindling you’ll be inspired to leave the kitchen for an outdoor adventure – even if it’s mere miles from home in do wild baking over 50 delicious recipes – from beer bread to hot smoked salmon – are grouped by location beach mountain river and forest and if rain prevails most can be recreated at home on sale jan 15/18 4.72 x 7 • 160 pages 9781907974359 • $23.95 • pb cooking methods outdoor series do this is a call for a more relaxed

do book co spring 2018 the do book company do lead share your vision inspire others achieve the impossible by les mckeown real-world leadership is very different from all that the media would have us believe forget the dashing swashbuckler effective leadership is typically understated it’s the myriad small things that make the big things possible on sale jan 15/18 4.72 x 7 • 112 pages 9781907974175 • $23.95 • pb bus econ leadership series do in do lead les mckeown demolishes the myths that have paralysed leadership in our modern era then provides newt tools for the job you’ll discover that we can all lead and what’s more we should because effective leadership is goal not people-oriented it’s about the person with the right skills putting themselves forward find out • the mindset required • the basic leadership toolkit • techniques for dealing with the inevitable failures whether you are new to the game or reigniting a

do book co spring 2018 the do book company do design why beauty is key to everything by alan moore so much goes unnoticed we multi-task switch between screens work faster when was the last time you paused to consider a beautifully made object or stunning natural landscape yet this is when our spirits lift our soul is restored designer alan moore invites us to rethink not only what we produce – whether it’s a website a handmade chair or a business – but how and why with examples including pixar apple and blitz motorcycles we are encouraged to ask is it useful and considered is it a thing of beauty on sale jan 15/18 4.72 x 7 • 112 pages 9781907974281 • $20.95 • pb design essays series do do design will inspire you to • improve your creative process • raise the quality and craft of your work • consider the experience as much as the product • adopt simplicity utility and honesty as guiding principles we are creative beings we

do book co spring 2018 the do book company do open how a simple email newsletter can transform your business by david hieatt how do you grow your business when you don t have a marketing budget how do you stand out in a busy world and what if the answer is right in front of you for me the newsletter is the most important tool i have in building a global denim brand second only to the sewing machine so writes entrepreneur david hieatt who has based his entire marketing strategy around a simple email newsletter and it s worked his company has grown into a creative global jeans business with a fiercely loyal community now david shares his insight strategy and methodology so you can do the same in do open you will discover on sale jan 15/18 4.72 x 7 • 160 pages 9781907974304 • $20.95 • pb bus econ e-commerce internet marketing series do why giving is your secret to success how to get people s attention when time is your biggest competitor why creating beats sharing

do book co spring 2018 the do book company do protect legal advice for startups by johnathan rees the best companies are formed around a simple but great idea as this idea develops and is introduced to the world it needs to be nurtured and protected do protect offers clear and accessible legal advice and explanations on all aspects of setting up running and growing your own business including • intellectual property rights • raising finance • dealing with customers and suppliers • e-commerce and social media • building a team • selling your business on sale jan 15/18 4.72 x 7 • 144 pages 9781907974151 • $20.95 • pb bus econ entrepreneurship series do do protect is essential reading for anyone starting their own business get the legalities right then focus on the fun stuff build your business on a strong foundation author bio johnathan rees is a company commercial lawyer he has more than 25 years experience of advising a wide

do book co spring 2018 the do book company do improvise less push more pause better results by robert poynton everyday we deal with the unplanned and the unexpected from a broken toaster to losing or gaining a major client our natural ability to improvise gets us through but we feel as if we’re winging it rather than acting with courage and conviction robert poynton teaches an acclaimed method to some of the world’s biggest brands and companies improvisational skills that an actor might use on stage are honed and applied to the everyday business of work and life the end result is a new approach that embraces change as a natural process and has creativity and innovation at its heart with killer games to put the theory into practice do improvise will help you • become more productive without trying harder • overcome creative blocks and generate new ideas • respond fluently to circumstances beyond your control • inspire and motivate others on sale

do book co spring 2018 the do book company do birth a gentle guide to labour and childbirth by caroline flint whether it’s your first second or fifth baby most of us approach childbirth with some trepidation yet this life-changing event can and should be a positive one caroline flint is a practising midwife and one of the most inspirational figures in the world of childbirth over the years she has helped hundreds of women give birth comfortably and confidently and now she will help you find out how to on sale jan 15/18 4.72 x 7 • 96 pages 9781907974038 • $20.95 • pb health fitness pregnancy childbirth series do make preparations for being in labour or even having your baby at home help labour progress quickly and smoothly make a hospital birth more homely enjoy the first hours days and weeks with your newborn having a baby is one of life’s most exciting adventures this book will help you to embrace it author bio caroline flint knew from the age of

do book co spring 2018 the do book company do breathe calm your mind find focus get stuff done by michael townsend williams when you get the right balance in life you can do amazing things create perform lead a team build a great company raise a family but so often the scales tip and we feel overwhelmed and stressed michael townsend williams an adman turned yoga teacher and mindfulness coach is an advocate of welldoing leading a busy and productive life but not at the expense of our health and wellbeing and key to this our breath the crucial link between mind and body our breath reflects what we re dealing with at any given moment it tells us when we re out of our depth with simple breathing exercises and elements from yoga meditation and mindfulness do breathe will help you to the do book company on sale jan 15/18 5 x 7 • 128 pages 9781907974229 • $20.95 • pb self-help stress mgmt reduce stress and increase productivity improve focus and work flow cultivate new

do book co spring 2018 the do book company do purpose why brands with a purpose do better and matter more by david hieatt the most important brands in the world make us feel something they do that because they have something they want to change and as customers we want to be part of that change these companies have a reason to exist over and above making a profit they have a purpose yes we love the product they make but the thing we love most about them is the change they are making purpose is an incredibly powerful thing it provides the strength to fight the impossible it tells your story it builds your teams and it defines your culture the do book company on sale jan 15/18 5 x 7 • 160 pages 9781907974137 • $20.95 • pb bus econ entrepreneurship in do purpose david hieatt offers insights on how to build one of these purpose-driven companies you know those rare brands we all fall in love with the crazy ones that don?t just make something but change something as well