As a site that focuses primarily on business and personal development books, it might seem odd for us to review a work of fiction like this. However, our focus has always been to feed the curiosity of ambitious business people and sharing books that make you think. Having read this book, and spoken with the author,
From time to time we love to speak to the authors of business books to add a little something extra to what you find in the book itself. We took the opportunity to speak to Tom Goodwin, author of Digital Darwinism. Survival of the fittest in the age of business disruption (Kogan Page Inspire, 2018).
This review of Turn The Ship Around by L. David Marquet (Portfolio Penguin, 2015) is written by Richard Simpson, MD of STEM-focused PR agency Six Degrees. I can’t deny that the cover photograph of a US nuclear-powered submarine didn’t sway my decision to pick up and read this book. Yes, I did judge a book
Asking someone how they make decisions is always an interesting conversation-starter. Once you start to scratch the surface and understand the subtext to decision-making in others, it will start to help you understand the science behind your own decision-making. And it is this science that is tackled by author Matt Watkinson in his book The
There’s something about The Responsive Leader by Erik Korsvik Ostergaard (LID, 2018) that is weirdly comforting. Maybe it is his writing style – he comes across as a wise mentor rather than a dogmatic know-it-all. And that, I guess, is precisely the point of his book. Ostergaard digs into leadership styles old and new and
I was excited to read Professor Steven Van Belleghem’s latest book ‘Customers The Day After Tomorrow’ (Lannoo Campus, 2017) because it is so of the moment. Tackling topics around the shift from a mobile to artificial intelligence (AI) world, it doesn’t disappoint. I need to start with practicalities. There is an augmented reality (AR) component
For anyone looking for a short, sharp read on creating a business strategy, Strategy Plain and Simple by Vaughan Evans (FT Publishing 2018) is the book for you. If you are looking for the latest trends and thinking when it comes to building a strategy, there are other books that might be more appropriate. But