Business Book of the Week – Christakis – Connected = The science of social media networks

Our understanding of behaviour in groups has been evolving for many years. Much of the earliest scientific study was based on animal populations and formed a subset of the science of ethology. These studies usually revolved around small groups that… Continue reading

Business Book of the Week – Robinson – The element – How finding your passion changes everything

The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything (Robinson) A few weeks ago, I chose one of Tony Buzan’s books as my Business Book of the Week. On Friday night, I went to hear Buzan speaking. He is a polished… Continue reading

Business Book of the Week – Drive – The surprising truth about what motivates us by Daniel Pink

Drive – The surprising truth about what motivates us I had one of those surreal conversations with someone yesterday. They insisted that they got the best performance out of their salesforce by offering them a very high proportion of their… Continue reading

BBOTW – “Linked – How Everything is Connected to Everything Else and What it Means for Business and Everyday Life” by Albert-Laszlo Barabasi

Business Book Of The Week – “Linked – How Everything is Connected to Everything Else and What it Means for Business and Everyday Life” by Albert-Laszlo Barabasi I was planning on reviewing Albert-Laszlo Barabasi’s latest book, “Bursts: The Hidden Pattern… Continue reading