Good Reads

These are just some of our recommended reads - click on any of the books to purchase through Amazon

The Mind Management

The Chimp Paradox

Prof Steve Peters (Author)

Steve Peters book can change the way you view the world and communicate with it. Worth considering the audiobook too. We have both at Willow.

Fish! Omnibus

Stephen Lundin And Carr Hagerm

Who’d have thought you could learn so much from a fish market in Seattle. If you’re experiencing undesirable cultural behaviours, this is the book for you!

The Professional Recruiter’s Handbook

Jane Newell Brown & Ann Swain

Jane’s follow up book, need we say more!

The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us

Daniel H. Pink

Daniel Pink is an inspiration, making you see the illogical in what we accept as the ‘norm’

Want to be brave and truly motivate your teams?

The Trusted Advisor

David Maister

Put the sales rulebook away and start reading the Trusted Advisor, even seasoned sales professionals who sell on product and price, rather than service and advice will get something from this book. Great stories to help the content resonate


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The Effective Change Manager’s Handbook

Richard Smith, David King, Ranjit Sidhu and Dan Skelsey

This book is a fantastic resource which offers practical tools, techniques and models to support any change initiative. Covering all aspects of change management theory and practice, this book is an essential resource for practitioners, employers and academics.

Lead editor, Richard Smith is a good friend and business confidant to Willow Training, making this book that extra bit special to us!

Screw It, Let’s Do It

Richard Branson

Whenever we talk “leadership”, the great ‘Mr B’ is mentioned.

We like him because, he shares his mistakes, how he lived close to the wire and stuck to his beliefs.

The Trusted Advisor Fieldbook

Charles H. Green & Andrea P. Howe

This book takes you through each important level that leads you to become a ‘Trusted Adviser’, with clarity. It has really useful, thought provoking tasks and is designed to be a reference book to refer back to over and over again.

7 Habits Of Highly Effective People

Stephen Covey

This book is as relevant today as it was when it first launched in the early ‘90’s. Most people know Stephen Covey’s time management practice – the four quadrants, less well known is his explanation of the ‘win win’ approach to negotiations – good for personal development, sales ethos and living life generally!