You should read this if you want to be a better boss

Good Boss, Bad Boss Robert L. Sutton Following on from his hugely successful, zeitgeist-grabbing book “The No Asshole Rule”, Robert Sutton delivers again with his book “Good Boss, Bad Boss”. The genesis of this book is in the hundreds and thousands of emails Sutton received after the publication of “The No Asshole Rule”. Startlingly  many of…

You should read this if you want to lead in a civilised workplace

The No Asshole Rule – ‘Building a civilized workplace and surviving one that isn’t’ Robert L Sutton The No Asshole Rule is an outstanding read and a must for anyone looking to improve the culture of their schools and staffrooms. Perhaps the subheading best sums up the nature of this book, ‘Building a civilized workplace…

You should read this if you want to fix your meetings

Patrick Lencioni Death by Meeting If you work in a school that has an outstanding culture of collegiality, sharing and team planning; where everyone enjoys and adds value to their meetings, then you can probably skip reading this book. For most of us though, the reality is that a couple of nights a week we…

You should read this if you want to learn the basics of human leadership

The Secret – What great leaders know and do Ken Blanchard and Mark Miller Ken Blanchard and Mark Miller’s “The Secret – What Great Leaders know and do” (not to be confused with culty self-help book The Secret) is a great little read for aspiring leaders. The book focuses on developing human leadership, and takes…