Business Today 14th January 2018 - Page 200

Popular FIVE INSPIRING BOOKS FOR LEADERS ONE MISSION: How Leaders Build a Team of Teams Reads By Chris Fussell Pan Macmillan UK; 256 pages; `599 The book urges leaders to harness the agility, adaptability and cohesion of small teams, and break down company silos to deliver extraordinary results. The book is for leaders who want to inspire their teams to look beyond their narrow field of vision to understand and effectively contribute to the organisation’s one true mission. BLUE OCEAN SHIFT: Beyond Competing LEADERS EAT LAST By W. Chan Kim and Renee Mauborgne Pan Macmillan UK; 336 pages; `899 By Simon Sinek Penguin UK; 368 pages; `499 A definitive guide to fostering trust and coop- eration in the organisation at a time when cyni- cism and paranoia are pervasive. The book says that when leaders create a ‘circle of safety’, they are rewarded with deeply loyal colleagues who will stop at nothing to advance their vision. The book calls on leaders to move beyond competing, enthuse people’s confidence, and seize new growth. It’s a step-by-step guide to take your organisation from a red ocean crowded with competition to a blue ocean of uncontested market space. A critical read for leaders, managers and entrepreneurs alike. 200 I BUSINESS TODAY I January 14 I 2018