recommended reading

Books that we recommend you consider reading, relating to teams, leadership and individual development.  Starred books are our ‘must reads’.

books on organisation, teams and culture

The Fourth Industrial Revolution
Klaus Schwab

Reinventing Organisations
Frederic Laloux

Work Rules!
Laszlo Bock

Black Box Thinking
Matthew Syed

Brave New Work
Aaron Dignan

Up the organization
Robert Townsend

Seth Godin

Rebel Ideas
Matthew Syed

The New Rational Manager
Charles Kepner, Ben Tregoe

Measure What Matters
John Doerr

The Fearless Organisation
Amy Edmonson

What you do is who you are
Ben Horowitz

The Tyranny of Metrics
Jerry Z Muller

Start with Why
Simon Sinek

books on leadership

7 Rules for Positive, Productive Change
Ester Derby

Dare to Lead
Brené Brown

Servant Leadership in Action
Ken Blanchard, Renee Broadwell

The Leader’s Guide to Radical Management
Steve Denning

Turn the Ship Around
David Marquet

The Goal
Eliyahu M Goldratt

Daring Greatly
Brene Brown

Leadership and Self-Deception
Arbinger Institute

Who Moved My Cheese?
Spencer Johnson

Radical Candor
Kimm Scott

Contempt to Curiosity
Caitlin Walker

Malcolm Gladwell

People over Profit
Dale Partridge

Dynamic Reteaming
Heidi Helfand

Stealing from the Future
Neil Crofts / Mark Thompson


Leadership on the Line
Ronald A. Heifetz / Martin Linsky

The Hidden Power of Social Networks
Rob Cross / Andrew Parker


Stephen C. Lundin / John Christensen / Harry Paul / Ken Blanchard

books on individual development and motivation

An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth
Chris Hadfield

How to Win Friends & Influence People
Dale Carnegie

Seth Godin

Can’t Hurt Me
David Goggins

Never Split The Difference
Chris Voss

The Alter Ego Effect
Todd Herman

The Art of Possibility
Rosamund / Benjamin Zander

books on agility and lean thinking

The Lean Startup
Eric Ries

The Agile Culture
Pollyanna Pixton, Paul Gibson

The Unicorn Project
Gene Kim

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

The Phoenix Project
Gene Kim, Kevin Behr, George Spafford

Agile Transformation
Neil Perkin

Thinking in Systems
Donella H Meadows

John Kay

books on psychology and neuroscience

The Chimp Paradox
Dr Steve Peters

Tony Crabbe

Your Brain at Work
David Rock

Thinking Fast and Slow
Daniel Kahneman

Daniel H Pink

Carol Dweck

The Source
Dr Tara Swart