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Our first “Book Club” delivered so much more!

After a truly insightful first “Book Club”, which within the first 5 minutes we renamed as a “Learning Hub”, we must say a huge THANK YOU to Gary Simpson for so much rich content and insights into:

  • why we learn;
  • why learning is so good for us;
  • how we can learn, now just from reading a book.

The 45-minute session is available to watch on our YouTube channel LinkedIn Live

We thought the following links may also be useful:

Why read

Warren Buffett – readers are leaders / leaders are readers

Warren Buffett Formula

Warren Buffett – reading routine

How (the 4 levels of reading) Syntopic Reading: what it is and how to do it

Start here – Mortimer Adler How to read a book How to read a book – order here

Gary’s recommendations (in no particular order):

  • Atomic Habits – James Clear
  • Getting Things Done – David Allen
  • The Comfort Crisis – Michael Easter
  • Anything by Dan John
  • Anything by Cal Newport
  • A guide to the good life – William B Irvine
  • The 12-week Year – Brian Moran
  • Four Thousand weeks – Oliver Burkeman
  • Effortless or Essentialism – Greg McKeown
  • Mindset – Carol Dweck
  • Personal MBA – Josh Kaufman
  • A Year of living biblically – AJ Jacobs

Gary’s recent reading list:

  • Why has nobody told me this before – Julie Smith
  • Personal Socrates – Marc Champagne
  • Stolen Focus – Johan Hari
  • Think Again – Adam Grant
  • From Strength to Strength – Arthur C Brooks
  • Brain Rules – John Medina

Gary’s next up list:

  • How to fight a hydra – Josh Kaufman
  • Endure: How to work hard, outlast and keep hammering – Cameron Hanes
  • Building a second brain – Tiago forte

Charlotte’s list:

  • Holistic management – Alan Savory
  • Pastured poultry – Joel Salatin

Ruth’s current list:

  • 4,000 weeks – audible – Oliver Burkeman

Audiobook : Four Thousand Weeks


Ruth is back with Charlotte Thursday 9th June

June’s Be Career Confident LinkedIn Live session tackles equality and diversity in recruitment and team building.

Click here to attend this LinkedIn Live session

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