The Gift of Fear
by Gavin de Becker

The Gift of Fear by Gavin de Becker This month’s book recommendation is something a little different. Anyone who listens to our show or podcast knows I am endlessly curious about human behaviour. [...]

You Can Negotiate Anything
by Herb Cohen

You Can Negotiate Anything by Herb Cohen For this month’s selection, I’m going to recommend an book I read many years ago. It was written in 1982 and spent nine months on the New York Times [...]

Creativity, Inc.
by Ed Catmull

Managing a creative business is never easy. I did it for 25 years and I can say firsthand that a creative company is all about culture. And that creative ideas are as fragile as soap bubbles. But [...]

The Man Who Sold America: The Amazing (But True!) Story of Albert D. Lasker and the Creation of the Advertising Century
By Jeffrey Cruikshank & Arthur W. Schultz

A few seasons ago, we did an episode on Albert D. Lasker, possibly the most fascinating adman of the 20th century. It was our most listened-to episode of the year. Lasker changed advertising for [...]

The Mockingbird Next Door
By Marja Mills

My favourite movie is To Kill A Mockingbird. The movie was based on a book written by the reclusive Harper Lee. Published in 1960, it still sells close to one million copies per year. Astounding. [...]

Thanks A Lot Mr. Kibblewhite
By Roger Daltrey

This is a gem of a book. It’s not a long read – just 246 pages – perfect for airplane trips and vacations. First there’s the title. Mr. Kibblewhite was the headmaster who expelled [...]