The Library

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Welcome to the library, here you’ll find a brief overview of some of our favourite books, on a whole host of subjects. If you like what you see, check out the Wot the Book! podcast for conversations with all of our hugely talented Authors.

Leader X

Lucy Barkas

By the end of the book, you’ll be ready to take bold action, create followership and reach your potential as LeaderX.

Impact

Dominic Colenso

Whether you’re just starting out, managing a small team, or leading a large organisation this book will ensure that you always make the right impact.

Black Girl Finance

Selina Flavius

Kick-start your financial journey with Black Girl Finance - the first financial guide of its kind. Packed with tips, tricks and tools as well as statistics, personal stories, goal-setting exercises and straight-talking advice, this will be your go-to helping hand when it comes to making your financial goals a reality.

Super Engaged

Nikki Gatenby

SUPERENGAGED is an honest, in-depth and upbeat look at the value of having values and the power of creating a people-focused workplace culture. It's packed with tips and guidance for increasing your profits and improving your outcomes.

The Human Edge

Greg Orme

WINNER OF THE BUSINESS BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD 2020!

Learn how to surf, rather than sink, in the waves of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Become an authentic future human, in a world of artificial intelligence.

Hype Yourself

Lucy Werner

***BUSINESS BOOK AWARDS 2021 SHORTLISTED TITLE***

In an industry rife with jargon and snake oil, Lucy demystifies the dark arts of PR and cuts to the chase showing founders everywhere how to get the word out faster, more authentically and without a massive price tag.

Love it or Leave it

Samantha Clarke

Say goodbye to the dread of Monday morning. In Love It Or Leave It, expert 'work happiness' coach Samantha Clarke will help you figure out ways to find that work-life balance and be happier and more fulfilled at work.

Against the Odds

John Burness

There is no safety net. Many start-ups fail within the first five years. One in three small businesses will cease to exist in the next ten years. In the last fifty years over 80% of Fortune 500 companies have disappeared. Simply surviving is difficult.

Be the Lion

Tim Castle

BUSINESS BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD FINALIST

WANT TO ACHIEVE MORE WITHOUT THE STRESS AND OVERWHELM?

This book explains the 4Cs and teaches processes, strategies and optimisations to turbocharge your life.

Draw a better business

Cara Holland

Draw a Better Business is an illustrated practical guide for freelancers and business people who want to tap into their innate creativity, learn to use visual skills and techniques and gain the business benefits. This book will help you plan, pitch, deliver and engage with real impact.

How to have a happy hustle

Bec Evans

How to Have a Happy Hustle shares the secrets of innovation experts and startup founders to help you make your ideas happen. If you’re looking for fulfilment outside the day job, have an idea but don’t know where to start, or are held back by a lack of confidence, experience, time or money, Bec Evans will help you get off the starting blocks with this complete guide to making your ideas happen.

Life will see you now

Gavin Oattes

Life Will See You Now is a rousing, uplifting anthem that will inspire you to put down your phone, rediscover what truly matters, and completely rethink what "making it" in life actually means. A personal development title with a difference - there's no step-by-step guide and no map to change your life

The Golden Thread

Leanne Hamley

The Golden Thread is a blueprint for authentic organizational culture: what it is, what it isn't, why it matters, and how to build it.
If you are passionate about creating an environment where people thrive, you’ll understand the value of real engagement and values alignment. But how do you make it happen?

Shapers

Jonas Altman

We work in places, ways, and on things that were once the stuff of sci-fi flicks. Yet the reality is that most professionals are unhappy in their work. Whether you want to reset your career, strike out on your own, or just ignite more joy in what you do, this illuminating productivity book shows you how to create a working life that reveals meaning while rewriting our collective future.

The Power of Us

David Price

Why do some organisations thrive while others seem paralysed by inaction? How do we become more innovative?
The Power of Us is the result of a three-year journey around the world seeking out highly successful companies from BrewDog and Patagonia to inner city schools and renewable energy co-ops to find the answers.

The Battle for Balance

Simon Shepard

When life takes control of us, we lose our perspective on what really matters: our health, work and relationships – three essential foundation stones of wellbeing. Learn to interact positively with these three aspects of life and you can win the battle for balance.

No Bullsh*t Leadership

Chris Hirst

WINNER OF BUSINESS BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD 2020: LEADERSHIP FOR THE FUTURE

Leadership is not some special club, open only to elites. It's not a gold star given only to those with expensive degrees. Leadership is for everyone.

The Energized Workplace

Perry Timms

Full of practical advice, tips and tools, The Energized Workplace provides a blueprint for how practitioners can redesign their organizations to support employees and ensure the business outperforms the competition.

Boards

Patrick Dunne

Boards provides a practical, realistic, thought-provoking and useful guide to life as a board member. It is split into three areas, 'Purpose', 'People' and 'Process' reflecting the three key areas of concern for any board.