Books We’ve Enjoyed

General Interest, Business and Professional Practices (some old and good stuff)

  • Carnegie, D: “How to Win Friends and Influence People” – Harper Business.
  • De Bono, E:   “Six Thinking Hats” – Penguin Books.
  • Fast, J: “Body Language” – Pan Books
  • Fisher R, Ury W & Pattton B: “Getting to YES” – Century Business.
  • Goleman, D: “Emotional Intelligence – Why It Can Matter More Than IQ” – Bloomsbury Press.
  • Grey, Dr J: “Men are from Mars & Women are from Venus” – HarperCollins.
  • Hunter D, Bailey A & Taylor B: “The Art of Facilitation” – Tandem Press, NZ.
  • Phillips, A:  “The Trouble with Boys” – Harper Collins.
  • Pease, A:  “Body Language” – Camel Publishing Company.
  • Pease, A & B: Why Men Don’t Listen and Women Can’t Read Maps: How We’re Different and What to Do About It
  • Tyson, T:   “Working with Groups” – Macmillan Education.
  • Tzu, S: “The Art of War” (and various interpretations into business environments).
  • Ury, W: “Getting Past No: Negotiating with Difficult People” – Random Press.

 Family Business

  • Hughes, J: Family Wealth – Keeping It in the Family: How Family Members and Their Advisers Preserve Human, Intellectual, and Financial Assets for Generations
  • Ward, J: Perpetuating The Family Business: 50 Lessons Learned from Long Lasting, Successful Families in Business – Family Business Publication
  • Ward, J: Strategic Planning for the Family Business: Parallel Planning to Unite the Family and Business– Family Business Publication
  • Ward, J: Family Business Succession: The Final Test of Greatness – Family Business Publication
  • Ward, J: Building a Successful Family Business Board: A Guide for Leaders, Directors, and Families – Family Business Publication
  • Ward, J: Family Business Governance: Maximizing Family and Business Potential – Family Business Publication
  • Ward, J: Keeping the Family Business Healthy: How to Plan for Continuing Growth, Profitability, and Family Leadership – Family Business Publications