This is a book that invites you to be active; it invites you to undertake exercises as part of assignments (collections of actions that lead to a specific outcome) within its pages that you can work through.
Where are your dead flowers?
We saw two vases of dead flowers. They kept taking our attention away from the good things. What have you got in your business that distracts your customers?
To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, adaoted for the stage by Aaron Sorkin – A Review.
How many left handed magicians called Lee have been given an award of excellence by their peers?
“Influence” by Robert Cialdini
Influence by Dr Robert Cialdini is a seminal work. It’s been cited by business people in the 40 or so years since it was originally published.
The Challenge for the Bank of England
An independent Bank of England with a strategy of keeping inflation low and a government set on increasing borrowing aren’t working in harmony. What’s the likely result?
How will you Master the next event you attend?
Events provide opportunities to learn and grow, and they do that better if you are intentional.
Upstream by Dan Heath
The subtitle of this book is “how to solve problems before they happen”, and the book is devoted to clarifying what we can each do to eliminate problems before they arise. It is a very thought-provoking work that provides many examples to draw insight and inspiration.
The Mastery of Problem Solving.
Masters see decisions in the broader context. They are curious about the chain of causation for their challenges; they seek out the underlying truths more deeply and make more robust decisions.