Blaming "the quants" for the recent financial crisis is simplistic and short-sighted, says the author of The Physics of Wall Street. He picks five books showing the contribution physics has made to understanding financial markets.
Good leaders combine iron will with a dose of humility, says the founder of groundbreaking teaching charity Teach First. He traces leadership skills back to Moses, and tells us about books we can all learn from
The former FBI Chief Negotiator says that negotiators need to come across as non-threatening and non-judgmental. And active listening isn’t just something you use in a hostage situation; it’s important in everyday life, too
The Chairman of the Institute for Fiscal Studies in London selects his top five books on managerial culture. Discusses decline in American traditional management excellence but remains optimistic for the future
The CEO of iOpener, a human asset management consultancy, explains how you can increase happiness and thus productivity in the workplace. Essential reading for bosses and employees, less relevant to the self-employed
The author and Emmy award-winning advertising exec discusses the changing face of the advertising world. Argues that the digital revolution has been mirrored before in the change from radio to tv advertising.