9 Book Recommendations

9 book recommendations

Here is a list of 9 book recommendations from our members

This week Steve Marriott delivered a session on ‘Behaviour and the Brain’ and kindly suggested some books to support his material.

In return, the attendees sent us their book recommendations for you all to read.

extreme ownership jocko willink

An updated edition of the blockbuster bestselling leadership book that took America and the world by storm.

2 U.S. Navy SEAL officers who led the most highly decorated special operations unit of the Iraq War demonstrate how to apply powerful leadership principles from the battlefield to business and life.

quiet - susan cain

Quiet by Susan Cain will change how you think about introverts forever

Sunday Times and New York Times Bestseller

Our lives are driven by a fact that most of us can’t name and don’t understand. It defines who our friends and lovers are, which careers we choose, and whether we blush when we’re embarrassed.

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Carol Dweck has discovered a truly groundbreaking idea-the power of our mindset.

Dweck explains why it’s not just our abilities and talent that bring us success-but whether we approach them with a fixed or growth mindset. She makes clear why praising intelligence and ability doesn’t foster self-esteem and lead to accomplishment, but may actually jeopardize success.

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One of Tibet’s highest spiritual leaders offers advice to help us increase our attentions spans, become better listeners, and strive to appreciate the people around us.

In a world of iPhones and connectivity to social media and email, we are all in constant connection with one another. Then why are so many people feeling burned out, distant from colleagues, and abandoned by family and friends?

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Since its publication in 2007, Yes! has shown how small changes can make a big difference to everyone’s powers of persuasion – both at work and at home.

Every day, we face the challenge of persuading others to do what we want. But what makes people say ‘yes’ to our requests? Based on decades of research into the psychology of persuasion, this book reveals many remarkable insights that will help you be more persuasive both at work and at home.

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Imagine a world where almost everyone wakes up inspired to go to work, feels trusted and valued during the day, then returns home feeling fulfilled.

Today, in many successful organizations,great leaders are creating environments in which people naturally work together to do remarkable things.

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Most people think they listen well, but they rarely do – not at this level. Listening this way is a radical act.

The power of effective listening is recognised as the essential tool of good management. In this book, Nancy Kline describes how we can achieve this, and presents a step-by-step guide that can be used in any situation.

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Whether you work in a home office or abroad, business success in our ever more globalized and virtual world requires the skills to navigate through cultural differences and decode cultures foreign to your own.

Renowned expert Erin Meyer is your guide through this subtle, sometimes treacherous terrain where people from starkly different backgrounds are expected to work harmoniously together.

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An innovative behavioral approach to leadership from the bestselling author of Bringing Out the Best in People

Management guru Aubrey Daniels delivers a proven, scientifically grounded approach to great leadership with Measure of a Leader. This book turns conventional leadership wisdom on its head, showing how to focus on the behavior of followers to craft a powerful leadership style.

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