Suggested reading

You will find below some titles that appear on my real or virtual shelves. Please let me know yours!


Greene, Robert. The 48 Laws of Power.

Greene, Robert. The 33 Strategies of War.

Jarvis, Jeff. What Would Google Do? Reverse-Engineering the Fastest Growing Company in the History of the World.

Kiechel, Walter. Lords of Strategy: The Secret Intellectual History of the New Corporate World.

Osterwalder, Alexander.  Business Model Generation: A Handbook for Visionaries, Game Changers, and Challengers.

Osterwalder, Alexander, Timothy Clark + Yves Pigneur. Business Model You: A One-Page Method For Reinventing Your Career.

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Bacal, Norman. Breakdown. The Inside Story of the Rise and Fall of Heenan Blaikie.

Doerr, John E., Lee Frederiksen + Mike Schultz. Professional Services Marketing. How the Best Firms Build Premier Brands, Thriving Lead Generation Engines, and Cultures of Business Development Success.

Furlong, Jordan. Law is a Buyer’s Market. Building a Client-First Law Firm.

Gensler, Arthur. Art’s Principles. 50 years of hard-learned lessons in building a world-class professional services firm.

Harper, Stephen J. The Lawyer Bubble. A Profession in Crisis.

Kowalski, Mitchell. Avoiding Extinction: Reimagining Legal Services for the 21st Century.

MacEwen, Bruce. A New Taxonomy: The Seven Law Firm Business Models.

MacEwen, Bruce. Growth is Dead: Now What? Law Firms on the Brink.

MacEwen, Bruce. Tomorrowland: Scenarios for Law Firms Beyond the Horizon.

Schultz, Mike + John E. Doerr. Professional Services Marketing: How the Best Firms Build Premier Brands, Thriving Lead Generation Engines, and Cultures of Business Development Success.

Susskind, Richard. The End of Lawyers?: Rethinking the Nature of Legal Services.

Susskind, Richard. Tomorrow’s Lawyers: An Introduction to Your Future.

Susskind, Richard + Daniel. The Future of the Professions.

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Leadership / Management

Achor, Shawn.  The Happiness Advantage: The Seven Principles of Positive Psychology That Fuel Success and Performance at Work.

Barsh, Joanna + Susie Cranston. How Remarkable Women Lead: The Breakthrough Model for Work and Life.

Clear, James. Atomic Habits. An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones.

Fisher, Roger, William Ury  + Bruce Patton. Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In.

Gladwell, Malcolm. Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking.

Gladwell, Malcolm. Outliers: The Story of Success.

Gladwell, Malcolm. The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference.

Gladwell, Malcolm. What the Dog Saw: And Other Adventures.

Gladwell, Malcolm. The Bomber Mafia. A Dream, a Temptation, and the Longest Night of the Second World War.

Gladwell, Malcolm. Talking to Strangers. What we Should Know About the People we Don’t Know.

Gladwell, Malcolm. David and Goliath. Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants.

Godin, Seth. Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us.

Heath, Chip & Dan. Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard.

Kahneman, Daniel. Thinking, Fast and Slow.

Lineback, Kent + Linda A. Hill. Being The Boss: The 3 Imperatives for Becoming a Great Leader.

Murnighan, J.Keith. Do Nothing!: How to Stop Overmanaging and Become a Great Leader.

Pink, Daniel H. Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us.

Scott, Kim. Radical Candor. Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity.

Sinek, Simon. Start With Why. How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action.

Sinek, Simon. Leaders Eat Last. Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don’t.

Sinek, Simon. The Infinite Game.

Sinek, Simon, David Mead + Peter Docker. Find Your Why: A Practical Guide for Discovering Purpose for You and Your Team.

Watkins, Michael.  The First 90 Days: Critical Success Strategies for New Leaders at All Levels.

Willett, Alan. Leading the Unleadable. How to Manage Mavericks, Cynics, Divas, and Other Difficult People.

Willink, Jocko. Leadership Strategy and Tactics: Field Manual.

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Public Relations / Communications

Duarte, Nancy. Resonate: Present Visual Stories that Transform Audiences.

Duarte, Nancy. slide:ology: The Art and Science of Creating Great Presentations.

Duarte, Nancy. Slidedocs: Spread Ideas with Effective Visual Documents.

Gallo, Carmine. The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs: How to Be Insanely Great in Front of Any Audience.

Harvard Business School (coll.). The Essentials of Corporate Communications and Public Relations.

Heath, Chip & Dan. Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die.

Reynolds, Garr, Presentation Zen Design: Simple Design Principles and Techniques to Enhance Your Presentations.

Reynolds, Garr. Presentation Zen: Simple Ideas on Presentation Design and Delivery.

Reynolds, Garr. Presentation Zen Sketchbook.

Reynolds, Garr. Presentation Zen: The Video [DVD].

Reynolds, Garr. The Naked Presenter: Delivering Powerful Presentations With or Without Slides.

Reynolds, Garr. The Presentation Zen Way: Video Lessons on Simple Presentation Design and Delivery  [DVD].

Sibbett, David. Visual Meetings: How Graphics, Sticky Notes and Idea Mapping Can Transform Group Productivity.

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Marketing / Social Media

Arruda, William + Kirsten Dixson. Career Distinction: Stand Out by Building Your Brand.

Comm, Joel. Twitter Power: How to Dominate Your Market One Tweet at a Time.

Deckers, Erik + Kyle Lacy. Branding Yourself: How to Use Social Media to Invent or Reinvent Yourself.

Godin, Seth. This is Marketing. You Can’t Be Seen Until You Learn to See.

Harfoush, Rahaf. Yes We Did! An inside look at how social media built the Obama brand.

Peters, Tom. The Brand You 50 (Reinventing Work): Fifty Ways to Transform Yourself from an ‘Employee’ into a Brand That Shouts Distinction, Commitment, and Passion!

Ries, Al + Jack Trout. Positioning. The Battle for Your Mind.

Sant, Tom.  Persuasive Business Proposals: Writing to Win More Customers, Clients, and Contracts.

Solomon, Robert. The Art of Client Service.

Tapscott, Don + Anthony D. Williams. Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything.

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