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 Black Box Thinking: The Surprising Truth About Success




Black Box Thinking
, by Matthew Syed.

"Revolutionary approach on how we should look at mistakes and even engage with it versus the normal human reaction of hiding and spinning the mistakes we make. And why the aviation industry with its indestructible black box is the model we should follow for our life and business regarding the mishaps that occur in our life."

 The Road Less Travelled: A New Psychology of Love, Traditional Values and Spiritual Growth (Classic Edition)
 



The Road Less Traveled, by Scott Peck.

"Helped me face the reality of how tough life is, and the importance of love as a “doing “ word." "Completely transformed how I look at the world and myself from an emotional-spiritual perspective."

 Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion, Revised Edition
 



Influence, The Psychology of Persuasion. Robert Cialdini. 

"My go-to when solving persuasion problems. Filled with lots of practical examples. Even more useful when you used the framework of Build Relationships (Liking & Reciprocity), Reduce Uncertainty (Social Proof & Authority) and Motivate to Act (Scarcity & Consistency)."

 Maverick: The Success Story Behind the World's Most Unusual Workplace




Maverick. Ricardo Semler. 
"A game changer. Written in 1993. What companies are striving for today!"
 Blue Ocean Strategy, Expanded Edition: How to Create Uncontested Market Space and Make the Competition Irrelevant




Blue Ocean Strategy.
 
W. Chan Kim & Renee Maubourgne

"A wonderful fresh look at competition and how to make your own rules to open up new market opportunities."

 The Anatomy of Peace: Resolving the Heart of Conflict
 



The Anatomy of Peace
, by the Arbinger Institute.

"Hands down my favorite book about how we lead ourselves (or not)."

 The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don't Work and What to Do About It
 



The E Myth, by Michael Gerber. 

"It's the perfect book to help small businesses understand how to systematize and scale."

 Purple Cow: Transform Your Business by Being Remarkable
 



Purple Cow, by Seth Godin.

"Short, succinct case for staying different."

 Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
 



Sapiens, by Yuval Noah Hariri.

 The Halo Effect: and the Eight Other Business Delusions That Deceive Managers



The Halo Effect...and the Eight Other Business Delusions That Deceive Managers
, by
 Phil Rosenzweig.
"It makes you look at all other business books very critically."

 
Reinventing Organizations: An Illustrated Invitation to Join the Conversation on Next-Stage Organizations





Reinventing Organizations by Frederic Laloux. 
"A game changer. 
I read the original version on my Macbook, on a train journey. I was transfixed. Now even more accessible via an illustrated version."
   
   


The Back of the Napkin (Expanded Edition): Solving Problems and Selling Ideas with Pictures
 




The Back of the Napkin, by Dan Roam

"Solving Problems and Selling Ideas with Pictures. How visual thinking frees your mind to solve problems in unique and effective ways." 

 
The 10X Rule: The Only Difference Between Success and Failure





The 10 X Rule,  Grant Cardone.

"Made me realise my goals were too low and how to up the amount of quality activities."

 
Leonardo da Vinci

 




Leonardo Da Vinci, by Walter Isaacson
 
Thinking, Fast and Slow

 



Thinking, Fast & Slow. Daniel Kahneman. 

"The book is fantastic and the ideas are challenging us to reflect on how we think. The mistakes of our conscious and unconscious thinking have serious consequences in life and in business. The experiments Kahneman presents in this book are profoundly simple but hold the power to revolutionise the way we think and live today. Anyone in the N2N group who needs to make decisions, small and large, should read it."

 
The Marshmallow Test: Why Self-Control Is the Engine of Success

 


The Marshmallow Test. Walter Mischel.  

"The book is designed to understand self-control and how to master it. The world's leading expert on self-control, Walter Mischel has proven that the ability to delay gratification is critical for a successful life, predicting higher exam scores, better social and cognitive functioning, a healthier lifestyle and a greater sense of self-worth. The book will change the way you think about who we are and what we can be."

 
How To Stop Worrying And Start Living

 



How to Stop Worrying and Start Living, by Dale Carnegie. 

"It's old fashioned, straight to the point and full of great advice. Everyone should read this at least once in their lifetime."

 
The Challenger Sale: How To Take Control of the Customer Conversation

 




The Challenger Sale, by Matthew Dixon & Brent Adamson.

"An approach to sales that says it’s not about relationships, but about teaching and provoking. My previous sales guru, Neil Rackham, says that there have been only 3 breakthroughs in selling techniques over the past 100 years, with the last being ‘Consultative Selling’ done in the 1970s. Dixon’s book (based on research done by CEB), might well be the 4th!"

 
Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World

 




Deep Work, Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World. By Cal Newport

"Re-ignited my passion for the value of cognitively demanding work, and how to avoid distractions keeping me from it."

 
Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products

 




Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products, by Nir Eyal.

"A very good summary of how habits are formed and how to create motivation for action. A good 4-step model was presented to help understand why tech products like Facebook, Instagram and Twitter succeed. Detailed analysis of why what some products go viral while others are simply forgotten and how we can use the model to make our own habit-forming sticky products that our clients will come back to use over and over again."

   


Conflict without Casualties: A Field Guide for Leading with Compassionate Accountability
 





Conflict Without Casualties: A Field Guide for Leading With Compassionate Accountability, by Nate Regier.

Conflict isn't the problem, it's the solution. Learn an elegant and effective framework for balancing care, concern and empathy with attention to results in any situation where there's a gap between what you want and what you are experiencing.

 
 
Designing the Networked Organization

 




Designing the Networked Organisation, by Ken Everett.


 
The Creative Negotiator: Changing the Focus to Value

 



The Creative Negotitaor. Stephen Kozicki.   

For those individuals who understand they can negotiate to change the world, change their business and change their life and who have the courage to negotiate better results.The book is designed in way to look at negotiation through a lense of value and not price. The book is full of tools, tips and successful techniques to allow any average negotiator to become a best in class global negotiator in the B2B world.

 
The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More & Change the Way You Lead Forever

 




The Coaching Habit, Michael Bungay Stanier

The practical guide to making coaching an everyday, unweird way of working. 400,000+ sold

 
Trap Tales: Outsmarting the 7 Hidden Obstacles to Success

 



Trap Tales: Outsmarting the 7 Hidden Obstacles to Success, by David M.R. Covey & Stephan Mardyks

A global look at the 7 common, modern traps we face in life and work plus the epiphany breakthroughs that will get us out of these traps and enable us to become trapologists, an expert at spotting and staying out of traps. 

 
Managing B2B customers you can't afford to lose: How to create joint value with your strategic accounts





Managing B2B Customers You Can’t Afford to Lose
. Gary Peacock and Stephen Kozicki.  
How to manage your most important customers more effectively, and how you can drive the growth through your most important customers. Your most important customers become a strategic asset instead of a strategic risk.
 
Beyond Drama: Transcending Energy Vampires

 


Beyond Drama: Transcending Energy Vampires, by Nate Regier.

Daniel Pink, New York Times Best selling author, says, "Emotional skills are sometimes dismissed as “soft,” but this book ably demonstrates how vital they are to the health of groups large and small. Here is a handy guide to short-circuiting the energy suckers in your life, and rewriting the scripts that create unneeded drama.” 

 
Do More Great Work: Stop the Busywork. Start the Work That Matters.

 




Do More Great Work, Michael Bungay Stanier

15 exercises to help you identify, start and continue work that has more impact and more meaning

 
SAID & DONE: The Power of Saying More With Less

 




Said & Done by Jason Franzen, Stephan Mardyks & David M.R. Covey

What's the one thing that can turn nearly all communication from being a burden into a blessing? It's simple. Choosing quality over quantity. Said & Done illustrates the power of choosing less when we want to get more done. 

 
Persuading For Results: How To Become A Persuasive Presenter

 



Persuading For Results. Gary Peacock and Stephen Kozicki.  

Learn how to persuade for results. In high-stakes persuasion you must persuade a group of diverse people, with diverse interests and diverse opinions. Learn how to become more effective at persuading groups.