Rest

Rest

In the last few weeks I have been enjoying reading Rest: Why you get more done when you work less by Alex Soojung-Kim Pang. It’s…

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Thrive

Thrive

I knew I didn’t really need to read Thrive by Arianna Huffington, having read so many books on happiness already (see my various blogs on…

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How to have a good day

How to have a good day

How to have a good day: think bigger, feel better and transform your working life by Caroline Webb is all about making life at work…

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Grit: The power of passion and perseverance

Grit: The power of passion and perseverance

Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Duckworth is a great book if you want to do some deep thinking about your goals…

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Criminal: the truth about why people do bad things

Criminal: the truth about why people do bad things

Criminal: the truth about why people do bad things by my colleague Tom Gash is great and you should read it. It’s well written, persuasive and…

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The score takes care of itself

The score takes care of itself

A few months ago I went to an evening talk on leadership by Sir Ian Blair, which was excellent, and he recommended reading The score takes…

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The confidence code

The confidence code

The confidence code by Kitty Kay and Claire Shipman is a fantastic book, which examines both confidence in general and nature and nurture differences in…

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What drives people and the economy?

What drives people and the economy?

I’ve been really enjoying reading a few books over the last couple of years about behaviour (see my blog on intrinsic motivations and what drives…

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Some innovation reading

Some innovation reading

I’ve read a few books I haven’t quite got round to blogging about over the past few months so thought I’d bring them together here…

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Creative Work

Creative Work

I really loved the classic book on happiness: Flow by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi so decided to follow it up by reading two of his other works:…

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