The Commuter’s Read

This prize will be awarded to the entry that, in the opinion of the judges, will best serve commuters and retain their attention during a journey to work by inspiring them, informing them about and engaging them with a management and leadership topic.



Positive Thinking

“The single most effective way to improve your life is to think positively,” writes bestselling author and personal development expert Gill Hasson. “It gives you the motivation, energy and ability to succeed, it enables you to be happy and keeps you going through the toughest times.”

In her latest book, out in time for the New Year, Hasson shows readers how to develop a positive approach to help them achieve their goals.



2017 has only just begun but for those whose well-intended New Year resolutions are starting to wane already, Willpower: Discover It, Use It and Get What You Want is the handbook they need to get motivation for success in all areas of life.

Researchers have found that willpower is a better predictor of life and work success than IQ. Regardless of what they want to achieve – be it a new habit, a desire to win, a promotion at work and so on –


Before I Was CEO

In Before I was CEO: Life Stories and Lessons from Leaders Before they Reached the Top, author Peter Vanham shares a collection of personal stories from a remarkable group of the most accomplished men and women in business today.

Focusing on their beginnings to show ‘how you become a CEO’, the reader will discover why these leaders chose the career paths they did, and how they dealt with their “watershed moments” along the way.



We all carry around old baggage, destructive habits, obsolete “friendships,” and counterproductive beliefs—and every day, they pull us a little further away from what we really want. We know we need to change…so why can’t we?

“Most of us try to change for years, without that change ever becoming permanent,” says Alan Weiss. “We are left wondering how we will ever be able to become the people we want to be—the people we know 


The 80/20 Principle

Twenty years after its first publication, The 80/20 Principle is a global bestseller read by millions of highly effective people around the world.

Now, it is more powerful and essential than ever.

In the past, the principle gave those who used it a serious advantage. In the future, it will be the essential tool for anyone who wants to succeed.