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Do you have a few minutes to read? No matter where you are or what you’re doing, reading can be a great way to expand your knowledge. My guests typically come from Management Consulting or the world of Strategy, and have succeeded in their chosen paths. So by spending a few minutes reading my blog or listening to my podcast, you can likely benefit in some way.

Managers are always looking for ways to improve their management skills. Instead of taking a course, why not read the best books on management? These books have been recommended by top consultants around the world. Find out which ones you should be reading!

πŸŽ†Toby Norton-Smith-Smith – MD of X15 Ventures
πŸ“•Valuation: Measuring and Managing the Value of Companies by Tim Koller, Marc Goedhart, David Wessels

πŸŽ†Deanne Stewart – CEO of Aware Super
πŸ“•The Five Dysfunctions of a Team by Patrick Lencioni
πŸ“•The Ideal Team Player: How to Recognize and Cultivate The Three Essential Virtues by Patrick Lencioni

πŸŽ†Jean Hayden – Strategy & Operations Director Google Cloud
πŸ“•True North: A Memoir by Jill Ker ConwayΒ &
πŸ“•Master of the Senate: The Years of Lyndon Johnson by Robert Caro

πŸŽ†James Twiss – CEO – Beforepay
πŸ“•War & Peace Novel by Leo Tolstoy

πŸŽ†Diane Smith-Gander AO – ED & NED and Former McKinsey Partner
πŸ“•Mentally at Work: Optimising health and business performance through connection by Genevieve Hawkins
πŸ“•Strategy Beyond the Hockey Stick: People, Probabilities, and Big Moves to Beat the Odds by Chris Bradley, Martin Hirt, and Sven Smit
πŸ“•Not Always Diplomatic: An Australian Woman’s Journey Through international affairs by Sue Boyd

πŸŽ†Rob Marcolina – Group Executive at Qantas
πŸ“• The Ride of a Lifetime by Robert Iger

πŸŽ† Joao Segorbe – EGM Strategy & Corporate Development at AGL Australia
πŸ“• The Signal and the Noise By Nate Silver

πŸŽ† Fiona Hayes-St.Clair – Chief Strategy Officer at QBE
πŸŽ™οΈ Brene Brown Podcast / Revisionist History by Malcolm Gladwell / Exponential View by Harvard Business Review

πŸŽ† John Lydon – Senior Partner at McKinsey & Company
πŸ“• Humble Consulting: How to Provide Real Help Faster by Edgar Schein

πŸŽ† Β Anthony Millet – Global Partner at Antler
πŸ“• The Hard Thing About Hard Things by Ben Horowitz

πŸŽ† Felix S. Danziger – HDPartners
πŸ“• Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations by BrenΓ© Brown

πŸŽ† Victor Cheng – CEO & Coach at Caseinterview.com
πŸ“• The Obstacle Is the Way Book by Ryan Holiday

πŸŽ† Amanda Price – Partner in Charge, Ventures KPMG Australia
πŸ“• The Hard Thing About Hard Things by Ben Horowitz

πŸŽ† Tim Moore – Director at Dorado Capital
πŸ“• Wealth, War and Wisdom by Barton Biggs

πŸŽ† Lili Sussman – Chief Strategy Officer at Wisr
πŸ“• The Power of Vulnerability by BrenΓ© Brown

πŸŽ† Liana Downey – Chief Executive Officer at Common Ground
πŸŽ™οΈ The Placebo Effect – Ted Talk

πŸŽ† Leah Weckert – Chief Executive Commercial and Coles Express at Coles
πŸ“½οΈπŸ“Ί The Power of Vulnerability / The Call to Courage by BrenΓ© Brown

πŸŽ† Tennealle O’ Shannessy – Chief Executive Officer at Adore Beauty
πŸ“• Thinking, fast, and slow by Daniel Kahneman

πŸŽ† Paul Mullins – Board Member at Investigo
πŸ“½οΈ Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room

πŸŽ† Ilan Israelstam – Board Member at Betashares
πŸ“• Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy, Good to Great by Jim Collins

πŸŽ† Stephanie Knight – Chief Learning Officer at Management Consulted
πŸ“•πŸ“½οΈ Works of BrenΓ© Brown

πŸŽ† Adam Jacobs – Co-Founder at Hatch
πŸ“• The Consolations of Philosophy by Alian de Botton

πŸŽ† Lucy Wark – Founder at Normal
πŸ“• Winners Take All by Anand Giridharadas

πŸŽ† Stuart Fitzroy – Managing Director APAC at Rokt
πŸ“• Culture Code by Daniel Coyle

πŸŽ† Joshua Taylor – VP Strategy & Insights at PepsiCo
πŸŽ™οΈ Hardcore History by Dan Parlin

πŸŽ† Victor Cheng – CEO at CaseInterview
πŸ“• Richistan by Robert Frank

πŸŽ† Katrina Barry – CEO at me&u
πŸŽ™οΈ Legacy Podcast

πŸŽ† Steve Duke – Host of Two Roads Podcast
πŸ“• When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi / Designing your Life by Bill Burnett and Dave Evans / Lost Connections by Johann Hari

πŸŽ† Asha Walsh – Associate Partner at Oaktree Talent
πŸ“• Lean In by Cheryl Sandberg

πŸŽ† Sophie Hayek –CEO at PropHero
πŸ“• Let My People Go Surfing by Yvon Chouinard

πŸŽ† Milosh Milisavljevic – Chief Customer Officer at Medibank
πŸ“• Essentialism by Greg McKeown / Effortless by Greg McKeown / Lost Connection by Johann Hari / Bittersweet by Susan Cain / No Rules Rules by Erin Meyer & Reed Hastings

πŸŽ† Anna Podolsky – CEO at Lyka
πŸ“• Power of Moments by Chip Heath and Dan Heath / Atomic Habits by James Clear

πŸŽ† Aliza Knox – Senior Advisor at BCG
πŸ“• Radical Candor: How to Get What You Want by Saying What You Mean by Kim Scott

πŸŽ† Wendy McKay – Managing Director at Pollination
πŸŽ™οΈ Outrage and Optimism by Christiana Figueres and Tom Rivett-Carnac
πŸ“•Before the Coffee Gets Cold by Toshikazu Kawaguchi

πŸŽ† Mailys Pauletto – Contract Consultant, Former Roland Berger Consultant
πŸŽ™οΈ The One You Feed by iHeartPodcasts

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