Reading Room

Links to reading to expand your mind, and events, people and organisations to feed your soul.

21st Century Leadership

‘Dare to Lead’ by Brene Brown

‘Nine Lies About Work’ by Marcus Buckingham

From Good to Great‘ by Jim Collins

8 Things we Hate about IT‘ by Susan Cramm

‘Insight – The power of self-awareness in a self-deluded world’ by Tasha Eurich

‘Homo Deus’ by Yuval Harar

Corporate Politics for IT Managers‘ by Keith Patching & Robina Chatham

‘How to have a good day’ by Caroline Webb


The Innovator’s Dilemma‘ by Clayton Christensen

Creative Confidence‘ by David Kelley

The Art of Innovation: The IDEO Way‘ by David Kelley

Lean Start-up‘ by Eric Ries

Rework‘ by Jason Fried

Sprint‘ by Jake Knapp

Thinking Digital Conference

Radio 3 Free Thinking Festival

TED: Ideas worth spreading

Teams, Change & Coaching

‘Effective Coaching – Lessons from the Coaches Coach’ by Myles Downey

Switch‘ by Chip and Dan Heath

Knowing Me, Knowing You‘ by Malcolm Goldsmith & Martin Wharton

Influencing Others using the Sixteen Personality Types‘ by Management Futures

Manager as Coach‘ by Jenny Rogers

Co-active Coaching‘ by Phil Sandahl, Karen Kimsey-House & Henry Kimsey-House

Virtual Teams‘ – By Jessica Lipnack & Jeffrey Stamps

Life and Self

John Stepper blog – for insights into personal productivity, creativity and impact

Sixteen Personality Types‘ by Management Futures

‘Essentialism – the dedicated pursuit of less’ by Greg McKeowan

The Dalai Lama’s Cat’ by David Michie

The Power of Now‘ by Eckhart Tolle

Quiet: The power of introverts in a world that can’t stop talking‘ by Susan Cain

‘Never Split the Difference – negotiating as if your life depended on it’ by Chris Voss