Commuter’s Read


The Paula Principle

An expert on innovation and work argues that many highly capable women are not being recognised, and that this harms businesses, societies, and individuals alike.

Whereas The Peter Principle, a four-million–copy bestseller from the 1960s, argued that most (male) workers will inevitably be promoted to one level beyond their competence, Tom Schuller shows how women today face the opposite scenario: their skills are being wasted 



Technology moves fast – so where will it have taken us by 2050? How will it affect the way we live? And how far are we willing to let it go?

In Megatech, distinguished scientists, industry leaders, star academics and acclaimed science-fiction writers join journalists from The Economist to explore answers to these questions and more.

Twenty experts in the field, including Nobel prize-winner Frank Wilczek, Silicon Valley venture-capitalist


Keys to Success

John Timpson, Chairman of the eponymous British high street chain, knows a thing or two about running a successful business. Over many years he revolutionised how his firm worked, developing his philosophy of upside-down management, and has reaped the rewards – the Timpson group (which includes the Snappy Snaps and Max Spielmann chains).

Timpson, whose weekly Daily Telegraph column and regular media appearances have made him a well-known 


Think Like an Innovator


What would Steve Jobs do? How to work like Marie Curie, Thomas Edison and 75 more entertaining lessons from the minds of great leaders, innovators and business people, that you can put into practice.

In bite-size, quick-to-read sections for each innovator, discover:

• The challenge– the issue they faced and why it was a problem


Emotional Intelligence Pocketbook

Emotional intelligence – your understanding of emotions and feelings and your ability to handle them – can determine your success and happiness in all aspects of your life.

The Emotional Intelligence Pocketbook: Little Exercises for an Intuitive Life is the latest title from bestselling personal development author, Gill Hasson and is a highly practical book to help readers understand themselves and those around them,