Most Wanted - January 2019

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The Demon in The Machine, How Hidden Webs of Information Are Solving The Mysteries of Life

Paul Davies, Regents' Professor of Physics, Arizona State University

Weaving together cancer and consciousness, two-headed worms and bird navigation, Davies reveals how biological organisms garner and process information to conjure order out of chaos, opening a window on the secret of life itself.

The Joy of Work, 30 Ways to Fix Your Work Culture and Fall in Love with Your Job Again

Bruce Daisely, Top Twitter Exec & Podcaster

If you’re seeking greater fulfilment at work and a life that is less fraught for you and your colleagues, The Joy of Work will point the way.

Happy Ever After, Escaping The Myth of The Perfect Life

Paul Dolan, Happiness Expert

The path to fulfilment is far more unexpected than we thought. It's time to rewrite our own version of "the good life."

Elastic - Flexible Thinking in a Constantly Changing World

Leonard Mlodinow, Physicist/Screenwriter

The man who co-authored Stephen Hawking's final book explains how our brain has developed an affinity for novelty, idea generation and exploration which can be applied by anyone.

Talk to Me: Apple, Google, Amazon and the Race for Voice-Controlled AI

James Vlahos, Technology Journalist

Voice tech will transform every sector of society: handing untold new powers to businesses, upending traditional notions of privacy, intelligence, and the way we understand ourselves.

Mr Five Per Cent: The many lives of Calouste Gulbenkian, the world’s richest man.

Dr Jonathan Conlin

For half a century he  concealed his mysterious web of business interests. Today his Foundation owns a spectacular, priceless art collection: sparkling wealth drawn from a dark well.

The Age of Surveillance Capitalism, The Fight for the Future at the New Frontier of Power

Professor Shoshana Zuboff

An examination of the threat of unprecedented power free from democratic oversight. Exploring this new capitalism's impact on society, politics, business, and technology.

Farsighted: How We Make the Decisions that Matter the Most

Steven Johnson

Lessons from cognitive science, social psychology, military strategy, environmental planning, and great works of literature. Everyone thinks we are living in an age of short attention spans, but we've actually become better at decision making in recent decades..

Retail Therapy: Why The Retail Industry is Broken - And What Can Be Done to Fix it

Mark Pilkington, Former CEO of Gossard

Analysis of the longer term trends that are shaping retailing, outlining a clear road map for sustainable success in the future.

War Doctor, Surgery on The Front Line

David Nott

For more than twenty-five years, David Nott has taken unpaid leave from his job as a general and vascular surgeon with the NHS to volunteer in some of the world’s most dangerous war zones.

Solve For Happy: Engineer Your Path To Joy

Mo Gawdat, Former Chief Business Officer at Google X

After leading an elite team of engineers at Google's futuristic "dream factory", Mo Gawdat applied his problem solving skills to the issue of happiness, seeking an algorithm based on an understanding of how the brain takes in and processes joy and sadness.

Physical Intelligence, Harness your body's untapped intelligence to achieve more, stress less and live more happily.

Claire Dale and Patricia Peyton, principals at Companies in Motion

Tried and tested techniques to develop your strength, flexibility, resilience and endurance as a leader, leaving you feeling confident and fully equipped to deal with whatever comes your way. 

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