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This is where I read and summarise all the best business books so you don’t have to.

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The Power Of Active Thinking – Ulf Lowenhav

The one sentence summary You can become a resilient contrarian through the strength of engaged thinking. WHAT THE BOOK SAYS

Rockonomics – Alan Krueger

The one sentence summary The music industry can teach us a lot about economics and our future. WHAT THE BOOK

Invisible Influence – Jonah Berger

The one sentence summary You can have a sharper sense of your own, and other people’s behaviour if you understand

Cultural Velocity – Berger & Burford

Cultural Velocity Jonah Berger & Stefan Burford The one sentence summary Brands can use agitation, collisions, proximity, spotlights and contributors

The Infinite Game – Simon Sinek

The one sentence summary Leaders who adopt an infinite mindset build stronger, more innovative and inspiring organisations - playing in

How Not To Plan – Binet & Carter

How Not To Plan The one sentence summary Much advertising planning avoids the basic spadework of establishing the true facts,

The Innovator’s Book – Max McKeown

The one sentence summary Make new ideas practical and useful, work with others in an idea-hungry culture, and marshal the

Surrounded By Idiots – Thomas Erikson

The one sentence summary It is completely possible to understand those whose behaviour baffles you by looking at the four

Hit Makers- Derek Thompson

The one sentence summary Hit makers create moments of meaning by marrying new and old - they are the architects

The Joy Of Work – Bruce Daisley

The one sentence summary There are 30 ways to fix your work culture and fall in love with your job

Factfulness – Hans Rosling

The one sentence summary Most of the so-called facts that people state about the world are wrong – things are

Everything Is F*cked – Mark Manson

The one sentence summary Our maddening urge always to find happiness only serves to make us unhappier, and too much

High Frequency Change – Tom Cheesewright

The one sentence summary Change doesn’t happen faster now. There is just more of it – high frequency change. WHAT

Humble Leadership – Schein & Schein

The one sentence summary Relationships, openness and trust create more powerful leadership than the old command and control method. WHAT

Alchemy – Rory Sutherland

The one sentence summary To be brilliant, you have to be irrational – ideas that don’t make sense have surprising

How To Lead Smart People – Singh & Mister

The one sentence summary You can lead teams of equals with intelligence and diplomacy. WHAT THE BOOK SAYS To master

Textbook Of Wisdom – Edward De Bono

The one sentence summary There are shortcuts to enable you to become older than your years. WHAT THE BOOK SAYS

Homo Distractus – Anastasia Dedyukhina

The one sentence summary You can fight for your choices and identity in the digital age by making some specific

Brit(ish) – Afua Hirsch

The one sentence summary Britain is a nation in denial about its imperial past and the racism that plagues the

Blindspot – Banaji & Greenwald

The one sentence summary Most right-minded people don’t even realise that they are biased. WHAT THE BOOK SAYS This is

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