This has been a labour of love for over 20 years. Over 20 million words read, with all the books summarized on one page. Categories span leadership, behavioural economics, ethical strategy, creativity, innovation, and much more. We read and summarize them so you don’t have to. To our knowledge this is the biggest free resource of its kind in the world.

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Good Habits Bad Habits – Wendy Wood

The one sentence summary You can make positive changes that stick to change your habits. WHAT THE BOOK SAYS This

50 Ways To Help The Planet – Sian Berry

The one sentence summary There are some easy ways to live a more sustainable life. WHAT THE BOOK SAYS  The

Politics And The English Language – George Orwell

The one sentence summary Political chaos is connected with the decay of language, and vice versa - we can probably

The Human Edge – Greg Orme

The one sentence summary In a world of increasing Artificial Intelligence, curiosity and creativity can give people the human edge.

Upstream – Dan Heath

The one sentence summary It is often possible to solve problems before they happen. WHAT THE BOOK SAYS We all

Our Final Warning – Mark Lynas

The one sentence summary We are living in a climate emergency and need to take radical action now, before it

The Corporate Culture Survival Guide – Ed Schein

The one sentence summary Culture is deep, broad and stable – if you treat it as a superficial phenomenon, you

Doughnut Economics – Kate Raworth

The one sentence summary Mainstream economics has led us astray in seven critical ways but it is possible to use

Green Swans – John Elkington

The one sentence summary Green swans can take us exponentially to breakthrough solutions through regenerative capitalism. WHAT THE BOOK SAYS

The Motive – Patrick Lencioni

The one sentence summary Too many leaders abdicate their most important responsibilities because they are leading for the wrong reason.

The Ethical Leader – Morgen Witzel

The one sentence summary Doing the right thing can be the key to competitive advantage. WHAT THE BOOK SAYS Ethical

The Catalyst – Jonah Berger

The one sentence summary You can change anyone’s mind if you correctly understand the five barriers to change and remove

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