Case Studies

Recommended reading and watching

Clients often ask us “what do you recommend for me to read, watch or listen to?”

Here are some resources that have proven popular and useful. Please let us know if there is something you have found useful and can recommend to colleagues.

Leading Professionals: Power, Politics, and Prima Donnas. Laura Empson

Action Inquiry: The Secret of Timely and Transforming Leadership. William R. Torbert

Coaching for Performance: GROWing Human Potential and Purpose: The Principles and Practice of Coaching and Leadership. John Whitmore

Emotional Capitalists.The Ultimate Guide to Developing Emotional Intelligence for Leaders. Martyn Newman

Developing your global mindset: the handbook for successful global leaders. Javidan Mansour and Jennie Walker

Focus: The hidden driver of excellence. Daniel Goleman

Busy. How to thrive in a world of too much.Tony Crabbe

Games People Play: The Psychology of Human Relationships. Eric Berne

Good to great. Jim Collins

7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change. Stephen R. Covey

Transitions. Warren Bennis

TED talk: Start with Why. Simon Sinek

TED talk: Your body language shapes who you are. Amy Cuddy

Neuroscience for Leadership. Harnessing the Brian gain Advantage. Tara Swart, Kitty Chisholm, Paul Brown

Mindfulness: How to Find Peace in a Frantic World. Prof Mark Williams

Seven transformations of Leadership . David Rooke and William Torbert. (Harvard Business Review)

The Chimp Paradox: The Acclaimed Mind Management Programme to Help you Achieve Success, Confidence and Happiness. Steve Peters

Do it Tomorrow and other secrets of time management. Mark Forster

Kiss, Bow or Shake Hands: The Bestselling Guide to Doing Business in More Than 60 Countries. Terri Morrison and Wayne A Conaway

Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead. Sheryl Sandberg

Level 5 leadership: The triumph of humility and fierce resolve. Jim Collins (Harvard Business Review)

The First 90 Days: Proven Strategies for Getting up to Speed Faster and Smarter. Michael D Watkins

What got you here wont get you there: how successful people become even more successful. Marshall Goldsmith

Maestro: A Surprising Story About Leading By Listening. 2009, Roger Nierenberg

The Jelly effect: How to make your communication stick. Andy Bounds

Your Brain at Work. David Rock