Reading resources

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

What I'm currently reading...

This excellent book combines philosophy, ancient wisdom, personal experience and the hottest scientific facts to help you 'ignite' your creative process to breakthrough problems: be they relationship issues,business,community or project challenges, and offers effective ways to

shift your own life.

Switch On - NIck Seneca Jankel

Do we need willpower?

Can it actually help you

achieve a successful happy

life?  In this excellent

and thoroughly researched book, Roy Baumeister, an world-renowned and influential psychologist, and acclaimed journalist John Tierny show us that willpower

is like a muscle that can be strengthened and improved; gain greater self-control

without the pain.

Other titles to check out


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 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


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


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