Books and Articles

Here are some of our favourite books. We’ve categorised them but some fit equally well under the other headings.


The Leadership Challenge: Kouzes and Posner

The New Leaders: Goleman, Boyatzis and McKee

The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People: Stephen Covey

My Lessons with Kumi: Michael Colgrass

Good to Great: Jim Collins

The Naked Leader: David Taylor

Finding Flow: Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi


Leading Change: John Kotter

Kaizen: Masaaki Imai

Out of the Crisis: W Edwards Deming

The Machine that Changed the World: Womack, Jones and Roos

Lean Solutions: Womack and Jones


The Wisdom of Teams: Katzenbach and Smith

Drive: Daniel Pink


The Skilled Facilitator: Roger Schwarz

The Solutions Focus: Jackson and McKergow


The Naked Coach: David Taylor

Quiet Leadership: David Rock

NLP at Work: Sue Knight

How to be Brilliant: Michael Heppell

Flip It: Michael Heppell

Your Brain at Work: David Rock