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Top Ten Books to Read in 2012

Here’s my list of Top Ten Books To Read in 2012… Love to hear your thoughts as to what you’d add or delete to this list… WikiLeaks and the Age of Transparency Micah L Sifry Whilst there are a flood of books on Wikileaks, I chose this one because it appears to be dealing with […]

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Top Ten Best Books for 2011

Here’s my list of the Top Ten Most Influential Books that I’ve read during 2011.   1 Obliquity John Kay, Obliquity: Why Our Goals Are Best Achieved Indirectly, Profile Books, London, 2010. This book validated that how I get things done is okay and probably intuitively the right way for me to get things done. […]

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1 John Kay: Obliquity

Our tenth post in a series counting down the 10 most influential books I’ve read this year – 2011. Our Number One Most Influential Book for 2011 is… drum roll please… John Kay, Obliquity: Why Our Goals Are Best Achieved Indirectly, Profile Books, London, 2010. Buy Obliquity on Amazon The Dominant World I’m left-handed at […]

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3 Simon Sinek: Start With Why

Our eighth post in a series counting down the 10 most influential books I’ve read this year – 2011. Simon Sinek, Start With Why, Portfolio by Penguin, London, 2009. Buy Start with Why on Amazon Simple and Profound This book is like Atul Gawande’s Checklist Manifesto – simple and profound. I’m a sucker for this! […]

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5 Atul Gawande : The Checklist Manifesto

Our sixth post in a series counting down the 10 most influential books I’ve read this year – 2011. Atul Gawande, The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right, Profile Books, London, 2010. Buy The Checklist Manifesto on Amazon Profoundly Simple The premise of this book is so profoundly simple it’s likely you’re going to […]

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6 Scott Belsky : Making Ideas Happen

Our fifth post in a series counting down the 10 most influential books I’ve read this year – 2011. Scott Belsky, Making Ideas Happen, Portfolio by Penguin, London, 2010. Buy Making Ideas Happen on Amazon Some books you read strengthen your strengths, whilst others minimise your weaknesses. For me, this book is the latter. It’s […]

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8 Nancy Duarte: Resonate

Our third post in a series counting down the 10 most influential books I’ve read this year – 2011. Nancy Duarte, Resonate: Present Visual Stories That Transform Audiences, John Wiley and Sons, New Jersey, 2010. In movies, the sequel rarely surpasses the original in quality and adoration. With books and authors, often the latter books […]

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