• Winning by Jack Welch revisited

    How does the decade-old management book hold up today?

  • Herminia Ibarra

    Brendan Walsh evaluates ideas in Act Like a Leader, Think Like a Leader, the latest book by Herminia Ibarra

  • The New Leaders by Daniel Goleman

    Brendan Walsh revisits The New Leaders – Californian psychologist Daniel Goleman’s daringly original take on the business leadership bible and concludes that emotional intelligence is a pre-requisite for all leaders.
    For business readers, the opening statement of The New Leaders powerfully conveys the true essence of leadership. “Great leaders move us,” writes Daniel Goleman, pictured. “They […]

  • Business Adventures

    How do you bring a book back from obscurity? Evidently, by asking Bill Gates to write a Wall Street Journal column explaining why it is “the best business book [he’s] ever read”.
    This is what happened last summer, when a 1960s business book, a collection of New Yorker articles by the late financial journalist John Brooks, […]

  • Dale Carnegie

    Brendan Walsh revisits Dale Carnegie’s best-selling ‘How to Win Friends and Influence People’ which, he argues, continues to hold relevance for today’s business leaders despite the fact it was first published almost 80 years ago
    Dale Carnegie is something of a legend in the world of self-help and business advice. His book How to Win Friends […]

  • Conscious Capitalism book review

    Whole Foods founder John Mackey’s call to liberate the “heroic spirit of business”

  • The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

    In the first of a new series in which he revisits famous business books and reviews bestsellers, Brendan Walsh highlights insights crucially relevant for today’s leaders. Here he delves into Stephen R Covey’s motivational classic
    The story goes that Stephen R Covey was enjoying a sabbatical with his family in Hawaii when he happened upon a […]