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"A powerful and timely book that combines practical examples with deep emotional insight, providing invaluable advice for everyone in today's modern workplaces" -- Dr Ann Limb CBE DL, Chair, The Scout Organization
"Toxic is hugely insightful, and offers practical tips based on real examples to truly avoid or address toxic workplaces and relationships. This book reinforces the need for psychological safety in creating the right culture, and the reinforcement of the underrated but essential simple human traits of civility and respect hit you like a high speed train. This book is a must read! "-- James Devine, Chief Executive, Medway NHS Foundation Trust
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Friends matter to us, and they matter more than we think. The single most surprising fact to emerge out of the medical literature over the last decade or so has been that the number and quality of the friendships we have has a bigger influence on our happiness, health and even mortality risk than anything else except giving up smoking.
Picked by Debbie Wosskow Co-Founder of The Albright Club
Will Page, Spotify's first chief economist, extrapolates music's journey into eight guiding principles for pivoting through the ubiquitous disruption in nearly all industries. Expect the unexpected with transferable lessons coming from Starbucks, Tupperware and even Groucho Marx. The notion of 'Tarzan Economics' ties these principles together: a framework for recognising and acting on disruption, by letting go of the old vine and grabbing onto the new.
Picked by Christian Gladwell Global CEO of M&C Saatchi Performance
Drawing on extensive original research and the vivid testimonies of eyewitnesses, many of whom have never spoken before, Stephen Walker unpacks secrets that were hidden for decades and takes the reader into the drama - featuring the scientists, engineers and political leaders on both sides, and above all the American astronauts and their Soviet rivals battling for supremacy in the heavens.
Picked by Members of The RAC Club London.
How to combine strategy, product, experience, engineering, and data to produce digital results Perfect for anyone in a leadership position in a modern organization, particularly those who find themselves responsible for transformation-related decisions, Digital Business Transformation delivers a message that begs to be heard by everyone who hopes to help their organization meet the challenges of a changing world.
Picked by Alan Jope, CEO of Unilever and Sophie Devonshire, CEO of The Marketing Society
Marking the third centenary of the office of Prime Minister, this book tells its extraordinary story, explaining how and why it has endured longer than any other democratic political office in world history. Sir Anthony Seldon, historian of Number 10 Downing Street, explores the lives and careers, loves and scandals, successes and failures, of all our great Prime Ministers.
Picked by James Sproule, Chief Economist of Handelsbanken.
'Endless ink has been spilled on AI and our robot future. Just when it seems there's nothing left to be said, along comes Kate Darling's book. For the first time, it seems we're having the conversation we ought to be having' Tim O'Reilly
Picked by Richard Kilgarriff Founder of Bookomi