resources and downloads

A selection of articles, eBooks and recommended leadership resources for you.

Changing IT Up – eBook download

Changing IT Up

Our free book that uncovers the reasons change fails, describes the psychology and neuroscience behind change and provides strategies, tips and checklists for you to make your changes more successful.  In the eBook:

  • Discover the reasons why business change fails
  • Learn about the psychology and neuroscience of change
  • Dispel the myth that ‘People are Resistant to Change’
  • Develop your strategies to make change stick
  • Use our change health-check to strengthen your plans

Article downloads (no registration required)

IT leadership and the 4th Industrial Revolution

The world of work is beginning a truly massive shift.  Are you ready?

7 leadership habits to make your teams ROCK!

There’s a massive difference between teams that rock and those that just don’t.

7 behaviours holding back IT leaders

Learn the reasons why leaders will – unless they act – struggle to keep up as the world of work changes.

5 common leadership worries

Being a leader can put you in one of the most lonely and difficult places you will ever be. Every leader we’ve ever met has worries.

7 reasons why individuals struggle with change

Read about some of the key reasons that individuals struggle with change and learn what to look out for.

Workbooks / Worksheets (no registration required)

Functional Measures – Group Exercise

This short exercise is designed to highlight and engage conversation around function-level / silo KPIs

recommended reading

We read lots of books and here are some of our recommendations

The Leader’s Guide to Radical Management
Steve Denning

Start with Why
Simon Sinek

The Agile Culture
Pollyanna Pixton, Paul Gibson

Black Box Thinking
Matthew Syed

Tribes
Seth Godin

Work Rules!
Laszlo Bock

Servant Leadership in Action
Ken Blanchard, Renee Broadwell

The Phoenix Project
Gene Kim, Kevin Behr, George Spafford

The Lean Startup
Eric Ries

The Chimp Paradox
Dr Steve Peters

Busy
Tony Crabbe

Dare to Lead
Brené Brown

Site Reliability Engineering
Betsy Beyer, Jennifer Petoff, Chris Jones, Niall Richard Murphy

Linchpin
Seth Godin

Drive
Daniel H Pink

The New Rational Manager
Charles Kepner, Ben Tregoe

An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth
Chris Hadfield

How to Win Friends & Influence People
Dale Carnegie

Thinking Fast and Slow
Daniel Kahneman

Can’t Hurt Me
David Goggins

Turn the Ship Around
David Marquet

Outliers
Malcolm Gladwell

Your Brain at Work
David Rock