1 Hot Flat and Crowded
by Thomas L Friedman
Friedman's brings a fresh outlook to the crises of destabilising climate change and rising competition for energy—both of which could poison our world if we do not act quickly and collectively. His argument speaks to all who are concerned about the state of America in the global future.
by Malcolm Gladwell
Gladwell poses the question: why do some people succeed, while many more never reach their potential? He leaves us pondering our own history, and how the world could benefit if more were granted opportunities to fulfil their potential.
3 Rich Dad, Poor Dad
by Robert T Kiyosaki
The advice that dads traditionally give is go to school and do well. Save your money. Work hard, and financial reward will follow. In his financial manuals Kiyosaki suggests that you perhaps shouldn't have taken his advice, encouraging a new look at an old financial mind-set.
4 Good to Great: why Some Companies Make the Leap... and Others Don't
by Jim Collins
In what Collins terms a prequel to the bestseller Built, this worthwhile effort explores the way good organisations can be turned into ones that produce great, sustained results.
5 Who Moved my Cheese
by Dr Spencer Johnson
Cheese is a metaphor for what you want to have in life – whether it is a good job, a loving relationship, money or a possession. Discover the secret for yourself and learn how to deal with change, so that you suffer from less stress and enjoy more success in your work and in life.