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Bookomi 82: S3 Ep82: Will Greenwood and Ben Fennell – How to Learn, Lead and Grow Like a Champion

This week Richard Kilgarriff shares OMI with two brilliant minds: England Rugby World Cup champion, Sky broadcaster and club coach Will Greenwood and his friend of 30 years Ben Fennell, whose stellar career in advertising taught him how to learn, lead and grow at an elite level. Together, Will and Ben have produced a book…

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Bookomi 81: S3 Ep81: Angus Fletcher – The Human Brain’s Most Powerful Technology : Literature

In Wonderworks – Literary Invention and The Science of Stories – dual trained neuroscientist and doctor of literature Angus Fletcher explains how mankind’s most enduring technology makes our past, present and future worth living. From Aristotle Poetic’s  to Mario Puzo’s Godfather, he explores why such inventions were needed, how they work on the human brain and…

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Bookomi About Bookomi

As the founder of Bookomi events I have introduced some of the most famous names in non-fiction books to private audiences in clubs and companies around the world. My longest running series – Books for Breakfast at Soho House in London – was one of the first to feature Sapiens by Yuval Harari and I…

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The Bookomicast 80: 80: Sukhinder Singh Cassidy – Take Risks and Thrive (Even When You Fail)

This week’s Bookomi title is recommended by YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki, who says it will help you see risk in an “entirely new way.” In Choose Possibility, Sukhinder Singh Cassidy debunks the “myth of the single choice,” (the belief that big decisions rule our future) in favour of making many incremental decisions which move our career…

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The Bookomicast 79: 79: Nova Reid – Own Your Shame To Be A Better Ally

This week we’re sharing OMI with the award-winning anti-racism activist, educator, entrepreneur, TED speaker, media commentator and author Nova Reid. It’s high time, she says, for white people to confront the “ugliness of anti-blackness” in Britain’s colonial history, to own  their shame and move towards a future of “mutual transformation” and “collective healing” Get your…

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The Bookomicast 78: 78: AGC Studios Founder/CEO Stuart Ford picks The Powerful and The Damned : Private Diaries in Turbulent Times

Between 2005 and 2019 Lionel Barber led the digital transformation of the most important business newspaper in the world – The Financial Times –  taking it from the stands to the screen with over one million paying subscribers. The Powerful and The Damned (buy your copy from an indie bookseller HERE) opens up the pages…

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The Bookomicast 77: 77: Publicis Groupe UK CEO Annette King picks Power Play: Elon Musk, Tesla And The Bet of The Century

Elon Musk’s impossible dream – to make a desirable, sustainable, mass market electric car – has become a multibillion dollar reality in Tesla – the most valuable automative company in the world. Today, with a market valuation of $630 billion, Tesla’s shares are worth more than Toyota, Volkswagen, Daimler, and General Motors combined. To many…

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The Bookomicast 76: 76: YouGov Chairman Roger Parry picks The Nine Types of Leader

What type of leader are you? Are you an Alpha or a Lover even? Top city journalist James Ashton has met hundreds of CEO’s and has come up with nine, distinct, types that classify the species in an original, memorable and insightful way. In this episode we hear about tycoon Richard Desmond’s transition from cigars…

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The Bookomicast 75: 75: Neuroscientist Daniel Levitin picks Dreaming in a Nightmare : Inequality and What We Can Do About It

Neuroscientist, musician, educator and best-selling author (Your Brain on Music, The Organised Mind, The Changing Mind) Daniel Levitin picks a book by young British activist and entrepreneur Jeremiah Emmanuel. Daniel wants to know more about Jeremiah’s story: growing up in Brixton, often homeless but always hopeful that life can get better, he ends up joining…

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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 and…

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