Book of the Month

I review  one book each month (mostly), generally on the themes of leadership, innovation, digital transformation or communications. I’ve reviewed books in the past, you can find them in the book review category.

Feel free to add your book recommendations in the comments.

2017 Books of the Month

Month Book Review Summary
July Weird Ideas That Work Packed with evidence and examples, the ideas are counter-intuitive but convincing.
August The Sixth Extinction currently reading


2016 Books of the Month

Month Book Review Summary
March Rebels At Work  A handbook for everyone trying to change a company for the better from within.
May Non-Obvious 2016 Edition – How To Think Different, Curate Ideas & Predict The Future A guide to curating trends for your own use, and an analysis of trends from 2015 and 2016
June Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus Why we need to reform the world economy.

published in July (it took a little longer to read than I thought)

July Disrupted: My Misadventure in the Startup Bubble Entertaining book, with interesting commentary on the startup industry. Good companion reading to Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus.
August Leadership BS Thought provoking; calls for the change in how we assess and measure leaders, and leadership training
September How to Fly a Horse  Worth reading; fascinating histories of inventors,  and encourages everyone to practise their creativity, setting out the work needed, and showing the challenges you’ll face.