Good ReadsThese are just some of our recommended reads - click on any of the books to purchase through Amazon
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.
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 Trusted Advisor
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
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
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
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!