JAN 2018, BOOK OF THE MONTH: PEAK – the new science of expertise

Have you ever wanted to learn a language or pick up an instrument, only to become too daunted by the task at hand? Expert performance guru Anders Ericsson has made a career studying chess champions, violin virtuosos, star athletes, and memory mavens. Peak condenses three decades of original research, to introduce an incredibly powerful approach to learning […]

OCT 2017, BOOK OF THE MONTH: Outliers

In this stunning book, Malcolm Gladwell takes the reader on an intellectual journey through the world of ‘outliers’ – the best and the brightest, the most famous and the most successful. He asks the question: what makes high-achievers different? I found this book hugely insightful because I believe that there are common denominators between the […]

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SEPT 2017, BOOK OF THE MONTH: The One-Day Contract

Rick Pitino is famous as one of the most dynamic and successful basketball coaches of our time, leading the University of Louisville Cardinals to the NCAA basketball championship in 2013, and is renowned for writing the #1 New York Times bestselling success and leadership book, Success is a Choice. In his new book, The One-Day Contract, Pitino details his […]



Written in China more than 2,000 years ago, Sun Tzu’s classic The Art of War is the first known study of the planning and conduct of military operations. These terse, aphoristic essays are unsurpassed in comprehensiveness and depth of understanding, examining not only battlefield manoeuvres, but also relevant economic, political, and psychological factors. Indeed, the precepts outlined […]

June 2017, Book of the Month: Leadership Revolution

I have chosen this book as my recommended read for June as the authors have developed a unique 5-step plan that maps a course for creating and maintaining strong, effective leadership in any organization.     Follow this link, purchase the book on Amazon and give it a read. All proceeds will go to the […]

May 2017, Book of the Month: On Leadership, Allan Leighton

For May’s book of the month I’ve gone for Allan Leighton’s ‘On Leadership’. As leaders, we’re always looking at new ways to improve how we manage others – and indeed ourselves – to ensure our practices live up to the expectations set by the next generation of workers. Allan’s book assists with this to such […]

April 2017, Book of the Month: Harvard Business Review

The Harvard Business Review is a bi-monthly magazine that covers topics suitable for any entrepreneur – ranging from leadership, organizational change, negotiation, strategy, operations, marketing, finance, to management of people. View their website here: https://hbr.org/ The articles transcend industry or job role, and that is why I have chosen Harvard Business Review as my recommended reading for […]

March 2017, Book of the Month: The Millionaire Next Door

This month, I recommended getting your hands on a copy of the bestselling ‘The Millionaire Next Door’ by Thomas Stanley and William Danko. Without giving too much away, the book identifies 7 common traits that show crop up time and time again among those who have accumulated wealth. The ethos of the book is that […]