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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 Effortless Experience – Dixon, Toman & Delisi

The one sentence summary The idea that delighting customers increases loyalty is wrong – it’s all to do with delivering

Fifty Things That Made The Modern Economy – Tim Harford

The one sentence summary The world economy is a weird and wonderful thing, interconnected in billions of ways, understood by

The Designful Company – Marty Neumeier

The one sentence summary Old thinking will not solve modern complex business problems, so we now need to design our

Grit – Angela Duckworth

The one sentence summary People with grit start with interest, practice hard, ally it to a common purpose, and retain

The Brand Flip – Marty Neumeier

The one sentence summary Customers now run companies, so you need to flip your brand their new orientation WHAT THE

Mindsets – Glen Fisher

The one sentence summary Mindset factors such as social structure, institutions, and value orientations can explain different patterns of perceiving

The Art Of Doing Business Across Cultures – Craig Storti

The one sentence summary There’s always a reason why people do the strange things they do, the reason is almost

Cultures And Organizations – Hofstede & Hofstede

The one sentence summary Where we grow up constrains the way we think, feel, and act. WHAT THE BOOK SAYS 

Fish Can’t See Water – Hammerich & Lewis

The one sentence summary Diversity of thinking and respect for other peoples’ perspectives are critical virtues for the leadership of

Pre-suasion – Robert Cialdini

The one sentence summary Pre-suasion is guiding preliminary attention strategically to move recipients into agreement with a message before they

Hunch – Bernadette Jiwa

The one sentence summary Smart hunches come from being curious, seeing other points of view, and applying experience to solve

When Teams Collide – Richard Lewis

The one sentence summary It takes subtlety and understanding to get international teams to work effectively by playing to the

The 46 Rules Of Genius – Marty Neumeier

The one sentence summary If you want to become a genius at something, you need a theoretical framework, a set

The Undoing Project – Michael Lewis

The one sentence summary People don’t really know why they do what they do, nor how bad their decisions often

Conversations That Win The Complex Sale – Peterson & Riesterer

The one sentence summary To sell effectively, you need emotion, your best points first and last, plenty of contrast, strong

Thank You For Being Late – Thomas Friedman

The one sentence summary As everything accelerates, it pays to pause and reflect on what is happening. WHAT THE BOOK

Seeing What Others Don’t – Gary Klein

The one sentence summary Clear insights can transform how we view things, and we need to ditch our flawed beliefs

Think Simple – Ken Segall

The one sentence summary Smart leaders can defeat complexity by defining a simple mission, rallying everyone around it, and streamlining

Mindware – Richard Nisbett

The one sentence summary To make decent decisions, find out if there is a consensus among the experts, inform yourself,

Messy – Tim Harford

The one sentence summary You will be more successful if you stop struggling so hard to plan or control your

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