Previous books of the month

October 2020

Make, Think, Imagine: Engineering the Future of Civilisation
by John Browne

April 2020

Loonshots: How to Nurture the Crazy Ideas that Win Wars, Cure Diseases, and Transform Industries
by Safi Bahcall

March 2020

Switch: How to Change Things When Change is Hard
by Chip Heath and Dan Heath

February 2020

Rhythm: How to Achieve Breakthrough Execution and Accelerate Growth
by Patrick Thean

January 2020

Leadership and Self-Deception: Getting Out of the Box
by The Arbinger Institute

December 2019

Boundaries for Leaders: Results, Relationships, and Being Ridiculously in Charge
by Henry Cloud

November 2019

Who: The “A” Method for Hiring
by Geoff Smart and Randy Street

October 2019

Seizing the White Space: Business Model Innovation for Growth and Renewal
by Mark W. Johnson

September 2019

The Challenger Sale: How to Take Control of the Customer Conversation
by Matthew Dixon and Brent Adamson

August 2019

Answering the Ultimate Question: How Net Promoter Can Transform Your Business
by Richard Owen and Laura Brooks

July 2019

Monetizing Innovation: How Smart Companies Design the Product Around the Price
by Madhavan Ramanujam and Georg Tacke

June 2019

Scrum: The Art of Doing Twice the Work in Half the Time
by Jeff Sutherland

May 2019

Peak: How Great Companies Get Their Mojo from Maslow
by Chip Conley

April 2019

The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement
by Eliyahu Goldratt and Jeff Cox

March 2019

Decisive: How to Make Better Choices in Life and Work
by Chip Heath and Dan Heath

February 2019

The Founder’s Mentality: How to Overcome the Predictable Crises of Growth
by Chris Zook and James Allen

January 2019

Tools of Titans: The Tactics, Routines, and Habits of Billionaires, Icons, and World-Class Performers
by Timothy Ferriss

December 2018

Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World
by Cal Newport

November 2018

Traction: Get a Grip on Your Business
by Gino Wickman

October 2018

Lead & Influence: Get More Ownership, Commitment, and Achievement from Your Team
by Mark Fritz

September 2018

Elite!: The Secret to Exceptional Leadership and Performance
by Floyd Woodrow and Simon Acland

August 2018

Ego Is The Enemy: The Fight to Master Our Greatest Opponent
by Ryan Holiday

July 2018

Legacy: What the All Blacks Can Teach Us about the Business of Life
by James Kerr

June 2018

Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration
by Ed Catmull

May 2018

Accountability: The Key to Driving a High-Performance Culture
by Greg Bustin

April 2018

Black Box Thinking: The Surprising Truth About Success (and Why Some People Never Learn from Their Mistakes)
by Matthew Syed

March 2018

Building a StoryBrand: Clarify Your Message So Customers Will Listen
by Donald Miller

February 2018

The Business of Persuasion: Harold Burson on Public Relations
by Harold Burson

January 2018

Bankable Leadership: Happy People, Bottom-Line Results, and the Power to Deliver Both
by Dr Tasha Eurich

December 2017

Lifestorming: Creating Meaning and Achievement in Your Career and Life
by Alan Weiss and Marshall Goldsmith

November 2017

The Leading Brain: Powerful Science-Based Strategies for Achieving Peak Performance
by Friederike Fabritius and Hans W. Hagemann

October 2017

Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future
by Peter Thiel with Blake Masters

September 2017

The Code of Trust: An American Counterintelligence Expert’s Five Rules to Lead and Succeed
by Robin Dreeke and Cameron Stauth

August 2017

The One Device: The Secret History of the iPhone
by Brian Merchant

July 2017

No Ordinary Disruption: The Four Global Forces Breaking All the Trends
by Richard Dobbs, James Manyika and Jonathan Woetzel

June 2017

Digital Gold: Bitcoin and the Inside Story of the Misfits and Millionaires Trying to Reinvent Money
by Nathaniel Popper

May 2017

The Revenue Growth Habit: The Simple Art of Growing Your Business by 15% in 15 Minutes a Day
by Alex Goldfayn

April 2017

Strategy That Works: How Winning Companies Close the Strategy-to-Execution Gap
by Paul Leinwand and Cesare Mainardi

March 2017

Continuous Branding: For Service-Based Organisations Ambitious to Grow
by Craig Thatcher

February 2017

Remix Strategy: The Three Laws of Business Combinations
by Benjamin Gomes-Casseres

January 2017

Thirteeners: Why Only 13 Percent of Companies Successfully Execute Their Strategy – and How Yours Can Be One of Them
by Daniel F. Prosser

November 2016

Just Run It!: Running an Exceptional Business Is Easier Than You Think
by Dick Cross

October 2016

The Network Always Wins: How to Influence Customers, Stay Relevant, and Transform Your Organization to Move Faster than the Market
by Peter Hinssen

September 2016

The Fear-Free Organization: Vital Insights from Neuroscience to Transform Your Business Culture
by Paul Brown, Joan Kingsley and Sue Paterson

August 2016

Your Strategy Needs a Strategy: How to Choose and Execute the Right Approach
by Martin Reeves, Knut Haanaes and Janmejaya Sinha

July 2016

Steve Jobs
by Walter Isaacson

June 2016

Vaporized: Solid Strategies for Success in a Dematerialized World
by Robert Tercek

May 2016

The Agility Shift: Creating Agile and Effective Leaders, Teams, and Organizations
by Pamela Meyer

April 2016

The Second Curve: Thoughts on Reinventing Society
by Charles Handy

March 2016

The Reciprocity Advantage: A New Way to Partner for Innovation and Growth
by Bob Johansen and Karl Ronn

February 2016

Bringing Strategy Back: How Strategic Shock Absorbers Make Planning Relevant in a World of Constant Change
by Jeffrey Sampler

January 2016

Leadership Blindspots: How Successful Leaders Identify and Overcome the Weaknesses That Matter
by Robert Bruce Shaw

December 2015

The Lean CEO: Leading the Way to World-Class Excellence
by Jacob S. Toller

November 2015

Chief Culture Officer: How to Create a Living, Breathing Corporation
by Grant McCracken

October 2015

Team of Teams: New Rules of Engagement for a Complex World
by General Stanley McChrystal

September 2015

Work Rules! Insights From Inside Google That Will Transform How You Live and Lead
by Laszlo Bock

August 2015

Breakthrough International Negotiation: How Great Negotiations Transformed the World’s Toughest Post-Cold War Conflicts
by Michael Watkins and Susan Rosegrant

July 2015

Momentum: How Companies Become Unstoppable Market Forces
by Ron Ricci and John Volkmann

June 2015

21 Ideas for Managers: Practical Wisdom for Managing Your Company and Yourself
by Charles Handy

May 2015

Evolve! Succeeding in the Digital Culture of Tomorrow
by Rosabeth Moss Kanter

April 2015

Creative Destruction: Why Companies That Are Built to Last Underperform the Market – and How to Successfully Transform Them
by Richard Foster and Sarah Kaplan

March 2015

Re-Imagine! Business Excellence in a Disruptive Age
by Tom Peters

February 2015

The Halo Effect … and the Eight Other Business Delusions That Deceive Managers
by Phil Rosenzweig

January 2015

The Future of Management
by Gary Hamel with Bill Breen

December 2014

Succession: Are You Ready?
by Marshall Goldsmith

November 2014

How the Mighty Fall and Why Some Companies Never Give In
by Jim Collins

October 2014

Buy-In: Saving Your Good Idea From Getting Shot Down
by John P. Kotter and Lorne A. Whitehead

September 2014

Focus: The Hidden Driver of Excellence
by Daniel Goleman

August 2014

The Greatest Business Decisions of All Time
by Verne Harnish and the Editors of Fortune

July 2014

Thinking, Fast and Slow
by Daniel Kahneman

June 2014

Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder
by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

May 2014

The End of Competitive Advantage: How to Keep Your Strategy Moving as Fast as Your Business
by Rita Gunther McGrath

April 2014

Icons and Idiots: Straight Talk on Leadership
by Bob Lutz

March 2014

Playing to Win: How Strategy Really Works
by A.G. Lafley and Roger L. Martin

February 2014

Brick by Brick: How LEGO Rewrote the Rules of Innovation and Conquered the Global Toy Industry
by David C. Robertson with Bill Breen

January 2014

Like a Virgin: Secrets They Won’t Teach You at Business School
by Richard Branson

December 2013

Management in 10 Words
by Terry Leahy

November 2013

CEO Priorities: Master the Art of Surviving at the Top
by Neil Giarratana

October 2013

Great Leaders Grow
by Ken Blanchard and Mark Miller

September 2013

The Self-Aware Leader
by Daniel P. Gallagher and Joseph Costal

August 2013

Good Works!
by Philip Kotler, David Hessekiel and Nancy R. Lee

July 2013

Influencing up
by Allan R. Cohen and David L. Bradford

June 2013

The Green Marketing Manifesto
by John Grant

May 2013

Winning with Transglobal Leadership: How to Find and Develop Top Global Talent to Build World-Class Organizations
by Linda D. Sharkey, Nazneen Razi, Robert A. Cooke and Peter Barge

April 2013

The Self-Made Myth and the Truth about how Government helps Individuals and Businesses Succeed
by Brian Miller and Mike Lapham

March 2013

Fearless Referrals: Boost Your Confidence, Break Down Doors, and Build a Powerful Client List
by Matt Anderson

February 2013

Smart Trust: Creating Prosperity, Energy and Joy in a Low-trust World
by Stephen M.R. Covey and Greg Link

January 2013

The Advantage: Why Organisational Health Trumps Everything Else In Business
by Patrick Lencioni

December 2012

Great by Choice: Uncertainty, Chaos, and Luck — Why Some Thrive Despite Them All
by Jim Collins and Morten T. Hansen

November 2012

What Matters Now: How to Win in a World of Relentless Change, Ferocious Competition and Unstoppable Innovation
by Gary Hamel

October 2012

The Fifth Discipline: The Art & Practice of The Learning Organisation
by Peter M. Senge

September 2012

by Marcus Buckingham

August 2012

Staying Power
by Michael A. Cusumano

July 2012

Green to Gold
by Daniel C. Esty and Andrew S. Winston

June 2012

Good Strategy, Bad Strategy: The Difference and Why It Matters
by Richard P. Rumelt

May 2012

Masters of Management: How the Business Gurus and their Ideas Have Changed the World – for Better and for Worse
by Adrian Wooldridge

April 2012

Find Your Next: Using the Business Genome to Find Your Company’s Next Competitive Edge
by Andrea Kates

March 2012

Screw Business as Usual
by Richard Branson

February 2012

Emotional Intelligence 2.0
by Travis Bradberry and Jean Greaves

January 2012

Selling to Zebras
by Jeff Koser and Chad Koser

December 2011

Tribal Leadership
by Dave Logan, John King and Halee Fischer-Wright

November 2011

Six Disciplines® Execution Revolution
by Gary Harpst

October 2011

Radically Transparent: Monitoring and Managing Reputations online
by Andy Beal and Judy Strauss

September 2011

Predictable surprises
by Max H. Bazerman and Michael D. Watkins

August 2011

The Five Temptations of a CEO
by Patrick Lencioni

July 2011

Neuromarketing by Patrick Renvoisé and Christophe Morin

June 2011

The Maverick by Luke Johnson

May 2011

Six Disciplines for Excellence by Gary Harpst

April 2011

Thinking inside the box by Kirk Cheyfitz

March 2011

Futurewise: Six Faces of Global Change by Patrick Dixon

February 2011

Tactics: The Art and Science of Success by Edward de Bono

January 2011

Swim with the Sharks by Harvey Mackay

December 2010

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey

November 2010

The First 90 Days by Michael Watkins

October 2010

The Economist’s Tale by Peter Griffiths

September 2010

Getting things done by David Allen

August 2010

CEO Tools by Kraig Kramers

July 2010

Six Thinking Hats by Edward de Bono

June 2010

Blink by Malcolm Gladwell

May 2010

Winning by Jack Welch with Suzy Welch

April 2010

Now, discover your strengths by Marcus Buckingham & Donald Clifton

March 2010

Fierce Conversations by Susan Scott

February 2010

Dark Angels by John Simmons

January 2010

The Black Swan by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

December 2009

Positioning: The Battle for Your Mind by Al Ries, Jack Trout

November 2009

Getting to VITO (the Very Important Top Officer): 10 Steps to VITO’s Office by Anthony Parinello

October 2009

Taking Brand Initiative: How Companies Can Align Strategy, Culture, and Identity Through Corporate Branding by Mary Jo Hatch and Majken Schultz

September 2009

Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies by Jim Collins, Jerry I. Porras

August 2009

The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don’t Work and What to Do about It. Michael E. Gerber

July 2009

Our Iceberg Is Melting: Changing and Succeeding Under Any Conditions by John Kotter, Holger Rathgeber, Peter Mueller (Illustrator), Spencer Johnson (Foreword by)

June 2009

The War For Talent by Ed Michaels, Helen Handfield-Jones, and Beth Axelrod

May 2009

You’re Not the Person I Hired!: A CEO’s Survival Guide to Hiring Top Talent by Janet Boydell, Barry Deutsch and Brad Remillard

April 2009

What Made Jack Welch JACK WELCH: How Ordinary People Become Extraordinary Leaders by Stephen H. Baum with Dave Conti

March 2009

The 8th Habit by Stephen R. Covey

February 2009

How to Measure Anything: Finding the Value of Intangibles in Business by Douglas W. Hubbard

January 2009

Finders Keepers – Attracting and Retaining Top Sales Professionals by Russell J Riendeau

December 2008

Jack: Straight from the Gut by Jack Welch with John A. Byrne

November 2008

Do the Right Thing by James F. Parker

October 2008

Myself and Other More Important Matters by Charles Handy

September 2008

Integrating Newly Merged Organizations by Michael P. Gendron

August 2008

Kiss Theory Good Bye: Five Proven Ways to Get Extraordinary Results in Any Company by Bob Prosen

July 2008

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team by Patrick Lencioni (Jossey-Bass, March 19, 2002)

June 2008

Whale Hunting: How to Land Big Sales and Transform Your Company by Tom Searcy and Barbara Weaver Smith

May 2008

First, Break All the Rules by Marcus Buckingham & Curt Coffman

April 2008

Blue Ocean Strategy: How to Create Uncontested Market Space and Make the Competition Irrelevant; Chan Kim and Renee Mauborgne (Harvard Business School Press, Boston; 2005; ISBN 1-59139-619-0)

March 2008

Jim Collins – Good to Great

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