• Kath Gigg

A brief look into the future.... what shall we read next?

Updated: Oct 15, 2019

I hope you are all enjoying Factfulness by Hans Rosling. I know from conversations with many of you that it is already impacting upon your view of the world around us.

Time to think about what to read next and here are some suggestions.

Good to Great by Jim Collins

Can a good company become a great one and, if so, how?

After a five-year research project, Collins concludes that good to great can and does happen. In this book, he uncovers the underlying variables that enable any type of organization to make the leap from good to great while other organizations remain only good. Rigorously supported by evidence, his findings are surprising - at times even shocking - to the modern mind.

Make Elephants Fly by Steven Hoffman

... provides an in depth look at the processes behind successful Silicon Valley start-ups. From identifying new ideas to structuring innovative teams, this book is a must-read for new and established leaders alike.

Drawing on case studies from the most innovative startups in Silicon Valley, this step-by-step guide will show you how to develop, validate, and bring your impossibly big ideas to life.

By the time you've digested this book, you will have the tools needed to take your impossibly big idea and make it fly!

Busy: How to thrive in a world of too much by Tony Crabbe

.... draws on solid psychological research to address one of the great problems of modern life: we're too busy. But it isn't a time-management book.

Rather than providing advice for increasing productivity and efficiency, it sets out four key strategies for thriving despite of the overload of too much:

1. Mastery, 2. Focus, 3. Engagement, 4. Momentum

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