Case Studies

7 Secrets of Neuron Leadership

I was instantly attracted to the book by the word "neuron" in the title. I am fascinated by all things brain science being applied to everyday life. The 7 Secrets of Neuron Leadership takes you on a journey of self-discovery and ties together ancient Greek philosophy...

Self Leadership – The One Minute Manager

Self Leadership – The One Minute Manager Gain the mindset and skillset for getting what you need to succeed Ken Blanchard, Susan Folwer and Laurence Hawkins, HarperCollinsPublishers 2005. Have you ever had a project go balls up and had the immediate reaction to point...

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind By Yuval Noah Harari, Published in 2014 by Harvill Secker   It is hard to know where to start in describing this amazing book. It is so incredibly far reaching in its scope and relentlessly fascinating in its content, that when I...

Good to Great

Good to Great written by Jim Collins (Co-author of the bestselling ‘Built to Last’) Why Some Companies Make the Leap...and Others Don’t Coming from a finance background and ‘only’ reading those accounting and tax updates (the thousands that come through), I was given...

Nice Girls Still Don’t Get the Corner Office

Nice Girls Still Don’t Get the Corner Office: Unconscious Mistakes Women Make that Sabotage their Careers” by Lois P. Frankel published in 2014 by Little, Brown & Company I can’t write this book review without referencing the current cultural phenomenon which is...

Ninja Selling

"Ninja Selling: Subtle Skills. Big Results." by Larry Kendall published in 2017 by Greenleaf Book Group Press As an expert in tendering, I need to be an expert in selling. After all, a tender is a sale. To win more tenders, I need a deep understanding of selling, and...

Ikigai

"Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life" by Héctor García and Francesc Miralles published in 2017 by Portfolio Books This book was not what I was expecting. Ikigai is a Japanese concept that describes a person’s purpose – what a French philosopher might...

The Asshole Survival Guide

"The Asshole Survival Guide: How to deal with people who treat you like dirt" by Robert I Sutton published in 2017 by Portfolio Penguin When I saw this book on the shelf in the airport, I was immediately drawn to it. I've been lucky that most of our clients and the...