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We love learning and we’re always reading. We read all kinds of stuff from fiction, non-fiction, comics and kids books to magazines and blogs. Here’s what we’ve been reading. You can learn a lot about people from their bookshelf. Here’s ours…

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This is the exhilarating story of human morality and the science underpinning the biggest question of all: what makes us human?
Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst
Robert M Sapolsky
A fascinating, witty and sometimes shocking journey through the 20th century’s key psychological experiments.
Opening Skinner's Box
Lauren Slater
What motivates people? What encourages employees to work to their fullest potential, not just for a short while but for the long haul?
Bringing Out the Best in People
Aubrey Daniels
My mind’s tripped up by error and bias even when I think I’m being logical. TFAS introduced me (and everyone else!) to behavioural economics and won the author a Nobel prize.
Thinking, Fast and Slow
Daniel Kahneman
Dan Ariely Payoff Book Cover
Payoff investigates the true nature of motivation, our partial blindness to the way it works, and how we can bridge this gap. 
Payoff: The Hidden Logic That Shapes Our Motivations
Dan Ariely
Products influence our behaviour. Hooked shows us why and how to create sticky habits. It’s full of practical insights and riveting examples like the iPhone, Twitter and Pinterest
Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products
Nir Eyal
How should we live properly in a world of chaos and uncertainty?
12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos
Jordan B. Peterson
Johnny Bunko book cover
Career advice from a comic book! Diana is the least likely coach you’ll ever meet. Johnny learns the six essential lessons for thriving in the world of work. Smart, life-changing advice.
The Adventures of Johnny Bunko: The Last Career Guide You'll Ever Need
Daniel H. Pink
Meditations book cover
The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius might be the most important book you’ll read. Reflections and exercises developed as the Roman leader struggled to make sense of himself and the universe.
Marcus Aurelius
Ego Is The Enemy book cover
Ego is the enemy of ambition, of success and of resilience but on the other hand humility and confidence are our friends. Let’s confront the challenges of a culture that tends to fan the flames of ego.
Ego is the Enemy: The Fight to Master Our Greatest Opponent
Ryan Holiday
Few things promise us greater happiness than our relationships – yet few things more reliably deliver misery and frustration.
School of Life
Brilliantly practical with a wide variety of examples that make it relevant for both boys and girls (and adults)!”
You are awesome.
Mathew Syed