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Suggested Reading

Title TypeAuthor UK Amazon Link US Amazon Link
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective PeopleBookStephen Covey
The Chimp ParadoxBookDr Steve Peters
BounceBookMatthew Syed
Black Box ThinkingBookMatthew Syed
Legacy: What the All Blacks Can Teach Us about the Business of LifeBookJames Kerr
BlinkBookMalcolm Gladwell
GRIT – The Power of Passion and PerseveranceBookAngela Duckworth
The Subtle Art Of Not giving a F*ckBookMark Manson
Mindset – how to fulfil your potentialBookCarol Dweck
OpenBookAndre Agassi
Atomic HabitsBookJames Clear
Relentless – From Good to Great to UnstoppableBookTim S. Grover
Thinking, Fast and SlowBookDaniel Kahneman
NudgeBookRichard Thaler
Think & Grow RichBookNapoleon Hill
Eat That FrogBookBrian Tracy
Can’t Hurt MeBookDavid Goggins
Own The dayBookAubrey Marcus
Who moved my CheeseBookStencer Johnson
Fish! A Proven Way To Boost Morale and Improve ResultsBookStephen C. Lundin

Selling Skills

TitleType Author UK Amazon Link US Amazon Link
Eat Their Lunch: Winning Customers Away from Your CompetitionBookAnthony Iannarino
Combo Prospecting: The Powerful One-Two Punch That Fills Your Pipeline and Wins SalesBookTony Hughes
No Nonsense Sales PodcastPodcastSales Loft
The Brutal Truth About SalesPodcastBrian Burns
The sales playbook for hyper sales growthBookJack Daly
Challenger SaleBookMatthew Dixon
Baseline SellingBookDave Kurlan
SPIN SellingBookNeil Rackham
The Trusted AdvisorBookDavid Maister

Business Systems

TitleType Author UK Amazon Link US Amazon Link
TractionBookGino Wickman
Scaling UpBookVerne Harnish
The EmythBookMichael Gerber
The Lean StartupBookEric Ries

Business General

TitleType Author UK Amazon Link US Amazon Link
WinningBookJack Welch
How I Built ThisBookGuy Raz
The Daily StoicBookRyan Holiday
LegacyBookJames Kerr
Zero to OneBookPeter Thiel
Exponential OrganizationsBookSailm Ismail
Extreme OwnershipBookJocko Willink


TitleType Author UK Amazon Link US Amazon Link
Leadersh*tBookOur own Andy Edwards
Start with WhyBookSimon Sinek
The Leadership ChallengeBookJames Kouzes & Barry Posner
now, Discover your StrengthsBookMarcus Buckingham
Diary of a CEOPodcastSteven Bartlett
The Tim Ferriss ShowPodcastTim Ferriss
Dere to leadBookBrene Brown
The Coaching HabitBookMichael Bungay Stanier

Autobiographies and Biographies

TitleType Author UK Amazon Link US Amazon Link
OpenBookAndre Agassi
Call Me TedBookTed Turner
Passion to WinBookSumner Redstone
Made in AmericaBookSam Walton
Steve JobsBookWalter Isaason
Before & LaughterBookJimmy Carr

People to Follow

Who What/What for
Tony RobbinsLife & Business Strategist
Simon SinekLeadership and how to inspire people into action
Steven BartlettLeadership – Diary of a CEO

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We will never recommend anything that we don’t genuinely think will make an impact to the reader.

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