My Bookshelf

Here is a list of some of the best books from my bookshelf and trusty Kindle; on Personal Growth, Leadership, Business, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Decision Making and Facilitation.

I hope this inspires to keeping picking up the books and gives you a better insight to my inner world and some of the books that shape the way I think. I’ve added in a few of my favourite quotes on reading as well! Enjoy exploring 🙂

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Personal Growth and Change

“Write to be understood, speak to be heard, read to grow” – Lawrence Clarke Powell 

7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Steven R. Covey
Daring Greatly by Brene Brown
A Return to Love by Marianne Willaimson

The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg
Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself by Dr. Jose Dispenza
Zero Limits by Joe Vitale
Unlimited Power by Anthony Robbins

Yoga and the Path of the Urban Mystic by Darren Main
The Monk who sold his Ferrari by Robin Sharma
The Highly Sensitive Person by Elaine N. Aron
100 Days Happier by Domonique Bertolucci
Messages from Water and the Universe by Masaaru Emoto
The Mind Management by Prof Steve Peters
Get Things Done by Robert Kesley
The Power of Now by Ekhart Tolle



“Today a reader, tomorrow a leader” – Margaret Fuller

Lead without a title by Robin Sharma
David and Goliath by Malcom Gladwell
The 8th Habit by Steven R. Covey
Leading the Way by Andrew Leigh & Michael Maynard
Tribes by Seth Godin
Leadership and Self-Deception by The Arbinger Institute
How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie
I is for Influence by Rob Yeung
Introducing NLP by Joseph O’Connor & John Seymour
The Churchill Factor by Boris Johnson


Decision Making and Strategic Thinking

“If you only read the books that everyone else is reading,
you will only think what everyone else is thinking” – Haruki Murakami

The Art of Thinking Clearly by Rolf Dobelli
Living with Complexity by Donald A. Norman

Irrationality by Stuart Sutherland
The Decision Book by Mikael Krogerus
Whatever you Think, Think the Opposite by Paul Arden

 and Self Employment

“If you are going to get anywhere in life you have to read a lot of books” – Roald Dahl

The 4-Hour Work Week by Tim Ferris
Start Something That Matters by Blake Mycoskie
Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert T. Kiyosaki
Key Person of Influence by Daniel Priestley
Stop Talking, Start Doing by Sháá Wasmund


“No two people, ever read the same book” – Edmund Wilson

The Strategist by Cynthia A.Montgomery
The Personal MBA
 by Josh Kaufman

The Experience Economy by Joseph Pine
The Roadside MBA by Michael Mazzeo
Moments of Truth by Jan Carzlon
Purple Cow by Seth Godin
Permission Marketing by Seth Godin
The World of Business by The Economist
Born to Blog by Mark W. Schaefer
Business Stripped Bare by Sir Richard Branson
Losing My Virginity by Sir Richard Branson
Marketing on a Beertmat by Chris West
Sales on a Beermat by Mike Southon
Finance on a Beermat by Stephen King

Social Change and 

“There is no such thing as a child who hates to read,
there are only children who have not found the right book” – Frank Serifini – 

Revolution by Russel Brand
Build Social Business by Muhammed Yunus
The Tipping Point by Malcom Gladwell
Herd by Mark Earls
Economics: The Users Guide by Ha-Joon Chang

Innovation and Creativity

“Those who will not read are no better off than those who cannot read” – Jim Rohn

Imagine: How Creativity Works by Johan Lehrer
Innovation as Usual by Paddy Miller
Business Creativity by Jodie Newman

Facilitation, Coaching and Training

“To read without reflecting, is like eating without digesting” – Edmund Burke

Clean Language by Wendy Sullivan and Judy Rees
Game Storming
by Dave Gray

Measuring and Maximising Training Impact by Paul Leane


I wish you the inspiration to find the book you love,
the discipline to keep turning those pages,
the wisdom to make sure you are learning
and the courage to make change! 🙂



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