Book Reviews

Power and Influence
John P Kotter

Power And Influence

How to do you bridge “the power gap” i.e. how do you exercise the power and influence you need to get things done through others when your responsibilities exceed your formal authority...

On Becoming A Leader
Warren Bennis

On Becoming A Leader

Warren Bennis has for years persuasively argued that leaders are not born; they are made. Delving into the qualities that define leadership, the people who exemplify it, and the strategies...

The 5 Most important Questions You Will Ever Ask About Your Organization
Peter F Drucker

The Five Most Important Questions...

With five simple questions, Peter F. Drucker challenges leaders to take a close look at the very heart of their organisations and what drives...

Leading Change review
John P Kotter

Leading Change

In Leading Change, Kotter identifies an eight-step process for successfully achieving real change, and shows where and how people - good people, often derail. A great handbook for any leader...

Jim Loehr & Tony Schwartz

The Power of Full Engagement

Jim Loehr and Tony Schwartz are the masters of understanding the role energy plays in being a great athlete and a great leader. Their full engagement system is based on 25 years of...

James M. Strock

Serve To Lead

In this book, James M. Strock becomes the first ‘business book’ writer we’ve experienced who makes a compelling argument for how leadership has radically changed in this century and what...

review: leadership-team-coaching-in-practice
Peter Hawkins

Leadership Team Coaching in Practice

This is Peter Hawkins fifth book on this topic and focuses on how leadership team coaching techniques have been applied internationally...

Serve To Lead
James M Strock

Serve To Lead

21st century leadership is a whole new world! Serve to Lead equips you with the tools to prevail, whether you're a CEO or just starting out, whether you're an entrepreneur, or...

Good To Great
Jim Collins

Good To Great

Written many years ago, this book is still an absolute gem. You cannot look past the research thoroughness that Jim Collins and his team have employed to determine what sets Great...

Our Iceberg Is Melting
John P Kotter

Our Iceberg Is Melting

At the present time - there is really no organisation that is not faced with a changing situation. Technology and globalisation are perhaps the biggest issues impacting most...

5 dysfunctions of a team Review
Patrick Lencioni

The 5 Dysfunctions of a Team

Patrick Lencioni is renowned for his work in supporting and empowering teams to be effective in the US. This small book has a wealth of approaches and tools for driving effective...

Harold Hillman

The Imposter Syndrome

This brilliant book by Harold Hillman PhD, is clearly written by someone who has personally been down the self-awareness/enlightenment path. He deals honestly and empathetically...

Book Review The 85% Solution
Linda Galindo

The 85% Solution

This book by Linda Galindo is extremely useful for educating your managers and employees on accountability and responsibility. She shifts the view of accountability from...

Review - Accountability the key to driving
Greg Bustin


Accountability – or people being accountable – is the missing ingredient in delivering on high performance, we see it every day in our work with leaders and their teams. Practiced effectively...

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