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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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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

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

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