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74: Simon Sinek picks The Power of Giving Away Power: How The Best Leaders Learn to Let Go

Richard Kilgarriff shares OMI with President Barack Obama’s Ambassador to the UK (2013-18). Picked (and published) by Simon Sinek, this is a fascinating insight into the nexus of human relationships at the highest level of government, revealing a new way of managing power at a time when we seem more divided than together at home…

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73: Unilever Plc CEO Alan Jope picks Digital Business Transformation : How Established Companies Sustain Competitive Advantage – From Now to Next

Alan Jope, the man in charge of leading Unilever’s 149,000 employees picks a book packed with Original Memorable Insights for anyone dealing with constant digital disruption at work.Learn why the term “CEO” originally stood for “Chief Electricity Officer”, how Netflix turned themselves upside down to deliver the future and what Disney boss Bob Iger did…

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72: Pearson Plc CEO Andy Bird picks Framers: Human Advantage in an Age of Technology and Turmoil

FRAMERS takes the psychological concept of the “Framing Effect,” whereby our decisions are influenced by the way information is presented to us – and applies it to a new mental model which will improve our lives as individuals, organisations and the world at large. Picked by Pearson Plc CEO (and Richard’s former boss) Andy Bird…

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71: Allbright Club Co-founder Debbie Wosskow picks Friends: Understanding The Power of Our Most Important Relationships

Richard Kilgarriff shares OMI with Professor Robin Dunbar (famous for creating The “Dunbar Number” of 150 – the maximum number of relationships the human brain can maintain at any one time).Professor Dunbar leads the social and evolutionary neuroscience research group at Oxford University and has dedicated his career to exploring and explaining the Human Social…

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70: Handelsbanken Chief Economist James Sproule picks The Impossible Office: The History of The British Prime Minister

You might want the power that comes with the top job, but would you want to be Prime Minister today? A role which, since 1945, has always started OK and ended badly.In this episode Richard Kilgarriff shares OMI with the world’s leading authority on the people who have inhabited No.10 Downing Street for the last…

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69: M&C Saatchi Performance Global CEO Christian Gladwell picks Tarzan Economics: Eight Principles for Pivoting Through Disruption

In this short episode of the new Bookomi Club podcast for Leaders Who Are Readers, Christian Gladwell, Global Chief Executive of M&C Saatchi Performance picks Tarzan Economics by Will Page. To become a Bookomi corporate member CLICK HERE. Meanwhile, if you’d like to go deeper into Will’s OMI, you can get your own copy of the…

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68: UK Scouts Association Chair Anne Limb picks Toxic: Rebuilding Respect and Tolerance in a Hostile Workplace

Kicking off Series 2 with a new format and a new Bookomi Club for Leaders Who Are Readers, Anne Limb (UK Scouts Association/UK Innovation) and James Devine (NHS Medway Trust) pick Clive Lewis’s guide to detoxifying the poison of pressure and uncertainty at work. You can get a copy of Clive’s book, with free P&P…

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Patrick Barwise – The War Against The BBC

For years the BBC has lost battles with right wing lobbyists, free market economists and competitors who frame the corporation as biased, bloated, elite and out of touch with the people who pay for it to exist. In The War Against The BBC (https://www.amazon.co.uk/War-Against-BBC-Unprecedented-Combination/dp/0141989408) ,  London Business School Professor and “critical friend” of the corporation…

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Guy Raz – How Successful Entrepreneurs Build Brilliant Companies

Meet the man who transforms the brilliant business mind of successful entrepreneurs into pure audio gold on his massively successful NPR podcast in the USA, extracting insights from men and women who have conceived struggled and pivoted their way to create some of the world’s best known brands and companies.  Guy doesn’t think that being…

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Kathryn Jacob and Sue Unerman – The Key to Belonging at Work

Richard Kilgarriff meets two media industry luminaries: Sue Unerman, Chief Transformation Officer at MediaCom and Kathryn Jacob OBE, Chief Executive Officer of Pearl and Dean. Together with journalist Mark Edwards they’ve written Belonging – The Key to Transforming and Maintaining Diversity, Inclusion and Equality at Work (https://www.amazon.co.uk/Belonging-Transforming-Maintaining-Diversity-Inclusion/dp/1472979613/?tag=21) .

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