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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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

How Do So Many Incompetent Men Become Leaders? – Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic

The one sentence summary There is a better way to select leaders than a deeply flawed system that rewards arrogance

The Chimp Paradox

The one sentence summary The Chimp Paradox means that your inner chimp can be your best friend or your worst

Work And Days – Andy Law

The one sentence summary Classical wisdom can teach us a lot about modern life and work. WHAT THE BOOK SAYS

Who Cares Wins – David Jones

The one sentence summary Corporate social responsibility and social media are intrinsically linked, and the most successful leaders are the

You’re Not Listening – Kate Murphy

You’re Not Listening Kate Murphy The one sentence summary No one is listening but you can improve your life if

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