Essential Reading – a Recap of our Best Reads

Each month, our Moore Stephens L&D team has bought you its top picks for essential business reading. Here’s a recap of the 16 books we’ve reviewed, each one offering powerful, inspiring insight into leadership and business or personal development.
 
The Mighty Oaks – Ageless Business Wisdom
 
  • Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap and Others Don't (Jim Collins)
  • 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change (Steven R. Covey)
  • The Innovator's Dilemma: When New Technologies Cause Great Firms to Fail (Clayton M. Christensen)
  • Execution: The Discipline of Getting Things Done (Larry Bossidy, Ram Charan & Charles Burck)
Evergreen Reads – Best Business Reads Any Time, Any Place
 
  • Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike (Phil Knight)
  • The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference (Malcolm Gladwell)
  • Thinking, Fast and Slow (Daniel Kahneman)
  • The Outsiders: Eight Unconventional CEOs and Their Radically Rational Blueprint for Success (William N. Thorndike)
With Focus on Roses – Women in Leadership
 
  • Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead (Sheryl Sandberg)
  • The Myth of the Nice Girl: Achieving a Career You Love Without Becoming a Person You Hate (Fran Hauser)
Indigenous Reads – Local is Lekker
 
  • Steinheist: Markus Jooste, Steinhoff & SA's biggest corporate fraud (Rob Rose)
  • Legacide: Why legacy thinking is the silent killer of innovation (Richard Mulholland)
The New Crop – The Best of the 2018 International Releases
 
  • The Culture Code: The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups (Daniel Coyle)
  • Being Wrong: Adventures in the Margin of Error (Kathryn Schulz)
  • The CEO Next Door: The 4 Behaviors that Transform Ordinary People into World-Class Leaders (Elena L. Botelho, Kim R. Powell and Tahl Raz)
  • Legacy in the Making: Building a Long-Term Brand to Stand Out in a Short-Term World (Mark Miller & Lucas Conley)