Reading resources

So many books and so little time...so here are a few resources that may support you on your journey.

What I'm currently reading...

Mo Gawdat is a

remarkable thinker and

the Chief Business Officer

at Google's [X]. Applying his superior skills of logic and problem solving to the issue of happiness, he proposes an algorithm based on an understanding of how the brain takes in and processes joy and sadness. Then he solves for happy, His algorithm was truly tested with the sudden death of his beloved son; soon after he made it his mission to help people around the world

become happier.

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People seem very

willing to spend time

and money on their

bodies, face and hair, but how much time do they

invest   in their mind? EDB explains there's an easier way to become more beautiful - if you have a creative, fascinating, curious mind - in other words, you're a good thinker - you can be beautiful! In clear, practical language de Bono explains how listening, manoeuvring a discussion and making a

point, you can become

more interesting

and attractive. 

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Switch On - NIck Seneca Jankel

Other titles to check out

Productivity/Business

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People – Stephen Covey

The Business Playground - Dave Stewart, Mark Simmons

Do it Tomorrow and Other Secrets of Time Management - Mark Forster

Rework - Jason Fried, David Heinemeier Hansson

Maximise your Potential - Jocelyn K Glei & 99U

Overcoming obstacles

Taming Your Gremlin – Rick Carson

The Art of Possibility: Transforming Professional and Personal Life – Rosamund & Ben Zander

Willpower - Roy F. Baumeister & John Tierney

Green Eggs & Ham - Dr Seuss

Sane New World - Ruby Wax

Willpower - Roy Baumeister & John Tierney

NLP

NLP At Work: The Essence of Excellence-3rd Edition (People Skills for Professionals) - Sue Knight

Coaching with NLP: How to be a Master Coach - Joseph O'Connor, Andrea Lages

The Structure of Magic - Virginia Satir, John Grinder, Richard Bandler and Gregory Bateson

Links

Here are some links to interesting articles or talks, or helpful websites:

Maximising talent:  - how to maximise your potential.

Why have a Business Coach: - benefits of a business coach.

'Mindfulness: What it is and is not.' - Joseph Goldstein's great talk on mindfulness.

Top Ten Professional Life Coaching Myths: Myths on coaching busted.

Brene Brown's TED Talk on vulnerability: - watch her brilliant talk on being vulnerable.

Elizabeth Gilbert's TED talk on creativity: watch the writer of Eat, Pray, Love as she shares her thoughts on genius and creativity

TED talk Meditation & Yoga. - nice overview of the benefits of yoga and meditation on the brain

Meditation Benefits. - benefits of meditation

Relationships

I Love You But I'm Not in Love with You: Seven Steps to Saving Your Relationship - Andrew G. Marshall

The Seven Principles For Making Marriage Work - John Gottman

NLP & Relationships - Robin Prior & Joseph O'Connor

Time to Think - Nancy Kline

Spiritual/Personal Growth

The Alchemist – Paolo Coelo

The Profit – Kahil Gibran

You Can Heal Your Life – Louise Hay

The Power of Now - Eckhart Tolle

Ask and it is Given: Learning to Manifest the Law of Attraction- Learning to Manifest Your Desires – Ester & Jerry Hicks

Attitudes of Gratitude: How to Give and Receive Joy Every Day of Your Life - M.J. Ryan

Other interesting reading

Britain On The Couch: How keeping up with the Joneses has depressed us since 1950 - Oliver James

Sane New World: Taming the Mind - Ruby Wax