RIDING THE BLUE TRAIN
DR. BART SAYLE
A groundbreaking management idea that has helped hundreds of companies transform their people and jumpstart their results. A simple but profound message: in order to build your business, you first need to build your people.
JOHN P. KOTTER
Needed more today than at any time in the past, this bestselling business book serves as both visionary guide and practical toolkit on how to approach the difficult yet crucial work of leading change in any type of organisation.
In Thrive, Arianna Huffington, the co-founder and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post and one of the most influential women in the world, has written a passionate call to arms, looking to redefine what it means to be successful in today’s world.
LOVE YOUR IMPOSTER: BE YOUR BEST SELF, FLAWS AND ALL
Using practical down-to-earth advice based on her experiences, Rita Clifton, tackles the myth that you need to ‘fake it until you make it’, highlights why authenticity can be your biggest weapon and skilfully makes the case for business being more humane.
LEAN IN: WOMEN, WORK, AND THE WILL TO LEAD
Sandberg, COO of Meta (previously called Facebook) from 2008-2022, provides practical advice on negotiation techniques, mentorship, and building a satisfying career. She describes specific steps women can take to combine professional achievement with personal fulfilment, and demonstrates how men can benefit by supporting women both in the workplace and at home.
GOOD TO GREAT
The findings of the Good to Great study will surprise many readers and shed light on virtually every area of management strategy and practice.
GREAT BY CHOICE: UNCERTAINTY, CHAOS, AND LUCK – WHY SOME THRIVE DESPITE THEM ALL
JIM COLLINS, MORTEN T. HANSEN
Based on nine years of research, buttressed by rigorous analysis and infused with engaging stories, Collins and his colleague Morten Hansen enumerate the principles for building a truly great enterprise in unpredictable, tumultuous and fast-moving times.
BUILT TO LAST
The famous follow-up from Good to Great.
MIND MAPS AT WORK
Mind Maps at Work takes a fresh and exuberant look at how Mind Maps can keep you one step ahead of your colleagues at work.
THE RESET: IDEAS TO CHANGE HOW WE WORK AND LIVE
The Reset is a short, digestible book for people who want to work better, and live better. Elizabeth addresses our urge to work differently, to work in a way that suits more parts of our lives.
THE FEARLESS ORGANIZATION: CREATING PSYCHOLOGICAL SAFETY IN THE WORKPLACE FOR LEARNING, INNOVATION, AND GROWTH
AMY C. EDMONDSON
The Fearless Organization offers practical guidance for teams and organizations who are serious about success in the modern economy. With so much riding on innovation, creativity, and spark, it is essential to attract and retain quality talent―but what good does this talent do if no one is able to speak their mind?
THE LEAN STARTUP
It is changing the way companies are built and new products are launched. The Lean Startup is about learning what your customers really want.
THE POWER OF ALIGNMENT
GEORGE LABOVITZ & VICTOR ROSANSKY
How to use alignment to simultaneously link the elements core to your business in a much more focused way and revitalize your organization’s strategy, operations, and results.
HEALTH & WELLBEING BOOKS
HOW NOT TO DIE
MICHAEL GREGER, M.D.
The vast majority of premature deaths can be prevented through simple changes in diet and lifestyle. In How Not to Die, Dr. Michael Greger, the internationally-recognized lecturer, physician, and founder of NutritionFacts.org, examines the fifteen top causes of death in America—heart disease, various cancers, diabetes, Parkinson’s, high blood pressure, and more—and explains how nutritional and lifestyle interventions can sometimes trump prescription pills and other pharmaceutical and surgical approaches, freeing us to live healthier lives.
Combining cutting-edge neuroscience with the latest discoveries on the human microbiome, a practical guide in the tradition of The Second Brain and The Good Gut that conclusively demonstrates the inextricable, biological link between mind and the digestive system.
ALEJANDRO JUNGER, M.D
Clean is a medically proven program designed to be easily incorporated into our busy schedule while providing all the practical tools necessary to support and rejuvenate our bodies.
WHY WE SLEEP
In this “compelling and utterly convincing” (The Sunday Times) book, preeminent neuroscientist and sleep expert Matthew Walker provides a revolutionary exploration of sleep, examining how it affects every aspect of our physical and mental well-being.
PSYCHOLOGY & SCIENCE BOOKS
THE MAGIC OF THINKING BIG
DAVID J. SCHWARTZ
Practical, empowering and hugely engaging, this book will not only inspire you, it will give you the tools to change your life for the better – starting from now.
INFLUENCE: THE PSYCHOLOGY OF PERSUASION
ROBERT B. CIALDINI
Influence, the classic book on persuasion, explains the psychology of why people say “yes”— and how to apply these understandings.
INTENTIONS AND INTENTIONALITY
BERTRAM F. MALLE & LOUIS J. MOSES
Taking an interdisciplinary approach, it offers cutting-edge work from researchers in cognitive, developmental, and social psychology and in philosophy, primatology, and law.
THE POWER OF FULL ENGAGEMENT
JIM LOEHR & TONY SCHWARTZ
The number of hours in a day is fixed, but the quantity and quality of energy available to us is not. This fundamental insight has the power to revolutionize the way you live.
THE 7 HABITS OF HIGHLY EFFECTIVE PEOPLE: POWERFUL LESSONS IN PERSONAL CHANGE
STEPHEN R. COVEY
Stephen R. Covey presents a holistic, integrated, principle-centered approach for solving personal and professional problems. With penetrating insights and pointed anecdotes, Covey reveals a step-by-step pathway for living with fairness, integrity, service, and human dignity–principles that give us the security to adapt to change and the wisdom and power to take advantage of the opportunities that change creates.
DAVID A. BUCHANAN & ANDRZEJ A. HUCZYNSKI
Whatever your background, Buc and Huc will enable you to view organisations and their actions in a whole new way.
THE BRAIN: THE STORY OF YOU
Join renowned neuroscientist David Eagleman on a whistle-stop tour of the inner cosmos. On the way, amidst the infinitely dense tangle of brain cells and their trillions of connections, something emerges that you might not have expected to see: you.
CHRISTINE GROSS-LOH & MICHAEL J. PUETT
The first book of its kind. The Path draws on the work of the great but largely unknown Chinese philosophers to offer a profound guide to living well.
THE HERO WITH A THOUSAND FACES
In this book, Campbell outlines the Hero’s Journey, a universal motif of adventure and transformation that runs through virtually all of the world’s mythic traditions.
METAPHORS IN MIND
JAMES LAWLEY & PENNY TOMPKINS
Gives individuals an opportunity to discover how their symbolic perceptions are organised, what needs to happen for these to change, and how they can develop as a result.
THE TAO OF TIME
DIANA HUNT & PAM HAIT
Based on the ancient ideas from the Chinese philosophy of Lao-Tse, it stresses “deceleration” and maps out a five-part program to achieve this end.
MAN’S SEARCH FOR MEANING
Frankl came to believe man’s deepest desire is to search for meaning and purpose. This outstanding work offers us all a way to transcend suffering and find significance in the art of living.
THE TAO OF POOH
In which it is revealed that one of the world’s great Taoist masters isn’t Chinese, or a venerable philosopher, but is in fact none other than that effortlessly calm, still, reflective bear.
ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE AND LEADERSHIP
Author Edgar Schein is the ‘father’ of organisational culture, world–renowned for his expertise and research in the field; in this book, he analyzes and illustrates through cases the abstract concept of culture and shows its importance to the management of organisational change.
THE CULTURE CODE: THE SECRETS OF HIGHLY SUCCESSFUL GROUPS
In The Culture Code, Daniel Coyle goes inside some of the world’s most successful organisations—including the U.S. Navy’s SEAL Team Six, IDEO, and the San Antonio Spurs—and reveals what makes them tick. He demystifies the culture-building process by identifying three key skills that generate cohesion and cooperation, and explains how diverse groups learn to function with a single mind.
START WITH WHY: HOW GREAT LEADERS INSPIRE EVERYONE TO TAKE ACTION
Discover the book that is captivating millions on TikTok and that served as the basis for one of the most popular TED Talks of all time—with more than 56 million views and counting. Over a decade ago, Simon Sinek started a movement that inspired millions to demand purpose at work, to ask what was the WHY of their organisation.
INSPIRE! WHAT GREAT LEADERS DO
Inspire! offers business leaders a clear vision of what a positive, productive, inspiring organisation looks like in these challenging and chaotic times, and how to get there.
Harvard psychologist Howard Gardner, developer of the theory of Multiple Intelligences, offers fascinating revelations about the mind of the leader and his or her followers.
COMPETING FOR THE FUTURE
GARY HAMEL & C.K. PRAHALAD
More than ever, the future offers vast opportunity, but only those with industry foresight, rather than present market leadership, will grab it.
HUGH DELEHANTY & PHIL JACKSON
Phil Jackson, coach of the Chicago Bulls, explains his thoughtful approach to nurturing a positive group dynamic, revealing an outlook based on Eastern and Native American thought.
THE TAO OF LEADERSHIP
This book provides simple and clear advice on how to be the very best kind of leader: be faithful, trust the process, pay attention, and inspire others to become their own leaders.
THE FOUNDERS MENTALITY
CHRIS ZOOK & JAMES LANE ALLEN
The Founder’s Mentality demonstrates the strong relationship between three traits in companies of all kinds, not just start-ups and their ability to sustain performance.