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After writing ‘Disruptive Technologies’ the last thing I wanted to do was see another book but Summer is upon us and I have been pitched and recommended a fair few belters of late. Here are my picks for Summer reading material that you won’t regret taking with you rated using the TBD (Technology, Behaviour and Data) framework.

‘Mastermind: How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes’ by Maria Konnikova

While released in 2013 I found this after watching Sherlock so thank ad retargeting for this recommendation. …


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Out globally May 28th, ‘Disruptive Technologies’ is my first book and it tackles something close to my heart — people’s reactions to technology in business. After decades being on both sides of an increasingly strangely shaped table across several continents I have formulated my thoughts into a practical and concise guide that will help execs of all levels.

The book is ‘split’ into three parts (understand, evaluate and respond) but you can dip in and out if you prefer. …


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I run my own business (HERE/FORTH) but it hasn’t always been that way. Over the last year, I’ve been taking time to identify the people who have made a difference in my career (and life) and have been thanking them with coffee’s, personal notes or in other ways. One thing became apparent when I look back over this list — every person was a master of their time either at home, at work or in rare cases both. I analysed the behaviours of these people and looked for commonalities, a list began to form. Here are ten recommendations for making 2016 the best year you’ve ever had based on the list (along with some of my own thoughts). Some recommendations are work specific, others are just general things I recommend doing if you are just looking for more room to breathe. [MORE]

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