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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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No Bullshit Leadership – Chris Hirst

The one sentence summary Leadership is for everyone, and you can learn it by making effective decisions, building a great

Diversify- June Sarpong

The one sentence summary Take a more positive view of others and their differences: there is more power in unity

Superfast – Sophie Devonshire

The one sentence summary Stop waiting around – lead with clarity, flexibility and purpose. WHAT THE BOOK SAYS Pace can

Fair Talk – Gorbatov & Lane

The one sentence summary You can deliver effective feedback and drive great performance with three simple steps. WHAT THE BOOK

White Fragility – Robin DiAngelo

The one sentence summary White people don’t want to talk about racism because most of them deny it is even

Neurotribes – Steve Silberman

The one sentence summary We need to be more intelligent about how we view those with autistic traits because they

The Messy Middle – Scott Belsky

The one sentence summary Celebrating starts and finishes is all very well, but we should also discuss the messy journey

Humble Inquiry – Edgar Schein

The one sentence summary People can be much more effective by asking than by telling.   WHAT THE BOOK SAYS

The One Thing – Gary Keller with Jay Papasan

The one sentence summary There are some surprisingly simple truths behind achieving extraordinary results. WHAT THE BOOK SAYS Focusing on

Creative Blindness – Dave Trott

The one sentence summary Creativity is all around us and creative vision exists wherever people are.   WHAT THE BOOK

Feminist Fight Club – Jessica Bennett

The one sentence summary There are plenty of approaches that women can use to combat poor behaviour by men in

This Is Marketing – Seth Godin

The one sentence summary You can’t be seen until you learn to see, so to bring the work you care

Unsafe Thinking – Jonah Sachs

The one sentence summary Most thinking is too safe so to be properly creative we need unsafe thinking. WHAT THE

Multipliers – Liz Wiseman

The one sentence summary Good leaders are multipliers who develop, explore, challenge, consult and support people, getting twice as much

Scramble – Marty Neumeier

I have abandoned my normal format to summarise this intriguing book and give more detail than usual. Anyone interested in

Think Again: How To Reason And Argue – Walter Sinnott-Armstrong

The one sentence summary Don’t simply declare what you believe – offer arguments. WHAT THE BOOK SAYS  Arguments are not

Beyond Default – Trafford & Boggis

The one sentence summary You can determine the trajectory of a company by understanding its default future and the forces

Bullshit Jobs – David Graeber

The one sentence summary Up to 40% of us secretly believe our jobs probably aren’t necessary – they are bullshit

The Choice Factory – Richard Shotton

The one sentence summary There are at least 25 behavioural biases that influence what we buy.  WHAT THE BOOK SAYS 

Never Split The Difference – Chris Voss

The one sentence summary Years of experience from the toughest negotiations in the world can help in business and life

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