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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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System 1 – Kearon, Ewing & Wood

The one sentence summary Feeling is at the heart of system 1 – if you feel good about something, then

How To Have A Good Day – Caroline Webb

The one sentence summary It is possible to have fulfilling and productive days when you understand the psychology and neuroscience

The Asshole Survival Guide – Robert Sutton

The one sentence summary Bad behaviour is on the rise, but there are some ingenious approaches you can use to

Metaskills – Marty Neumeier

The one sentence summary As the robot age decreases the value of much work, we need to enhance our metaskills

The Acceleration Of Cultural Change – Bentley & O’Brien

The one sentence summary Cultural transmission is now mainly broad, shallow and fast, and has little connection with traditional knowledge.

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

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