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Topics span leadership, behavioural economics, ethical strategy, creativity, innovation, and much more.
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The Sustainable Business Handbook – Grayson, Coulter & Lee
The one-sentence summary In a world where climate change affects supply chains and customer expectations require businesses to take action,
Volt Rush – Henry Sanderson
The one-sentence summary You do have to mine to produce minerals for a clean energy world, but you don’t need
The Nowhere Office – Julia Hobsbawm
The one-sentence summary We need to think radically about work now and in the future to address problems such as
Capitalism And Slavery – Eric Williams
The one-sentence summary Racism arose as a means of rationalising an exploitative economic programme and was only abolished when it
Anthro Vision – Gillian Tett
The one-sentence summary Anthropology provides a wholly new way of viewing human behaviour. Can't be bothered to read it? Listen
Believing Bullshit – Stephen Law
The one-sentence summary Our cultural landscape is riddled with intellectual black holes, but by understanding the techniques that people use
Irresistible – Josh Bersin
The one-sentence summary There are seven vital areas that go towards creating the world’s most enduring employee-focused organizations. Can't be
The Smart Solution Book – David Cotton
The one-sentence summary There are many tools that help with brainstorming, problem solving and decision making. Can't be bothered to
Atomic Habits – James Clear
The one-sentence summary You can build good habits and break bad ones with hundreds of small decisions. Can't be bothered
Is That Clear? – Gaynor & Alevizos
The one-sentence summary If you are a native English speaker, you need to adjust the way you speak to those
Liberalism And Its Discontents – Francis Fukuyama
The one-sentence summary Liberalism has become divisive in modern times, but the original moderate version of it remains the best
The Power Of Regret – Daniel Pink
The one-sentence summary Having ‘no regrets’ is nonsense and even dangerous, because looking backward moves us forward. Can't be bothered