Thinking in Systems by Donella H. Meadows

Buy the book here! DIGEST THIS! THE ESSENTIAL IDEA: Want to create real change in the world?  As individuals, we are not as in control as we may think. We live reacting to rules and cultures, whether consciously or not, subject to the forces of inherited systems we find ourselves in, birthed into paradigms notContinue reading “Thinking in Systems by Donella H. Meadows”

Getting To Yes by Roger Fisher &William Ury

Buy the book here! DIGEST THIS! THE ESSENTIAL IDEA: Want to negotiate effectively? Winning all of the pie (win-lose) or equally sharing the pie (compromise) has its price. Damaged relations and sacrificial lambs are the cost of a win. Principled negotiation seeks to get us to a “True Yes” by fundamentally understanding that it’s ourContinue reading “Getting To Yes by Roger Fisher &William Ury”

Sack Your Boss by Christian Rodwell

Buy the book here! Free copy here! DIGEST THIS! THE ESSENTIAL IDEA: The Dalai Lama, when asked what surprised him most about humanity, said: “Man. Because he sacrifices his health in order to make money. Then he sacrifices money to recuperate his health. And then he is so anxious about the future that he doesContinue reading “Sack Your Boss by Christian Rodwell”

The Slight Edge by Jeff Olson

Buy the book here! DIGEST THIS! THE ESSENTIAL IDEA: Glamour is overrated – there’s success in the mundane. Success is so simple it’s tragically overlooked. This is the book of mastering the drill of the mundane, the small, the insignificant, the “easy-to-do easy-not-to-do”; in order to gain the Slight Edge – and ultimately become successful.Continue reading “The Slight Edge by Jeff Olson”

Upstream: How to solve problems before they happen, by Dan Heath

Buy the book here! DIGEST THIS! THE ESSENTIAL IDEA: Heroism is revered worldwide, a phenomenon deeply rooted in mythology through to the present day. The need for a “Save The Day” hero, however, is a sign of something gone wrong, a sign of failure not success. It’s high time to evolve our approach – toContinue reading “Upstream: How to solve problems before they happen, by Dan Heath”

Uncopyable by Steve Miller

Buy the book here! DIGEST THIS! THE ESSENTIAL IDEA: In a competitive market, how do you stand out? Reverse your thinking! Stop focusing on the tangible and copyable end deliverable – your product or service. Instead use Uncopyable – the ‘Orange Marketing Guide’ to ‘hunt your moose’ and elevate the intangible elements of your businessContinue reading “Uncopyable by Steve Miller”

The 5am Club by Robin Sharma

Buy the book here! DIGEST THIS! THE ESSENTIAL IDEA: The journey to mastery is a lengthy one, requiring focused daily practice through seasons of hardship and disappointment. Only a few make it. Become an A-Player – wake early at 5am and maximise the power of your Victory Hour before the world arises, to boost yourContinue reading “The 5am Club by Robin Sharma”

One Small Step Can Change Your Life: The Kaizen Way by Robert Maurer

Buy the book here! DIGEST THIS! THE ESSENTIAL IDEA: In setting a large goal, we often face inner resistance and overwhelm, and quit or fail to start. Use the Kaizen approach to accomplish great tasks through a series of small acts. WHAT IS THE KAIZEN APPROACH? Using very small steps to achieve a larger goal.Continue reading “One Small Step Can Change Your Life: The Kaizen Way by Robert Maurer”

The Illusion of Money by Kyle Cease

Buy the book here! DIGEST THIS! THE ESSENTIAL IDEA: You are not your bank balance! Money does not create your value – it’s the result of your connection to your true value – your passion, creativity and contribution to the world. TOP 5 TAKEAWAYS Money is an illusion because it does not create your value.Continue reading “The Illusion of Money by Kyle Cease”