The Power of Habit – why we do what we do in life and business
Jim Collins describes this book as ‘Powerful in its elegant simplicity’. Once you understand that habits can change, Duhigg says that you have the freedom to remake them.
Book Review: 12 rules for life – an antidote to chaos
Jordan Peterson is a world renowned clinical psychologist who has been nominated for the Levenson Teaching Prize for his work as a professor at Harvard University and is currently a professor of psychology at the University of Toronto. As an author, teacher and consultant to…
Book Review: The Wellness Doctrines for High School Students
HardyGroup is always keen to give a shout out and share resources about psychological health and well- being. Both of Jerome’s publications deal with this topic. His first book was written for young law students. The Wellness Doctrines for High School Students is his second…
Book Review: When Breath Becomes Air – Paul Kalanithi
It must be confessed that there should have been four – not three – copies of this book available to give away to HGI Insight subscribers. And there would have been, it is true, if it weren’t for the completely unprecedented and unintentional destruction of one copy of Dr. Paul Kalanithi’s post-humously published “When Breath Becomes Air”.
Book Review: Search Inside Yourself
Meng Tan was an engineer with Google and personal growth pioneer when he designed Search Inside Yourself as a popular tool to transform the work and personal lives of many of the brightest individuals at Google.
Humble Inquiry: The Gentle Art of Asking Instead of Telling By Edgar H Schein
One of the books talked about at this year’s International Forum on Quality and Safety in Health Care (IHI) held in London on 27-28 April 2017 was first published in 2013, but its message resonates even more with each passing year since then. The Humble…
Book Review: Being Mortal – Medicine and What Matters in the End
Atul Gawande’s Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End is not exactly holiday reading. With the surgical precision befitting a man of his trade, Dr. Gawande regales his readers with the process of human bodily decay – a calm descent from the greying…
Book Review: The Health Gap – The Challenge of an Unequal World
Michael Marmot’s work on the social determinants of health puts simply: That social injustice is bad for your health.
Triggers – Sparking positive change and making it last
World-renowned executive coach Marshall Goldsmith examines the environmental and psychological triggers that can derail us at work and in life
Adversity – a cloud with a silver lining?
It would not be too strong a statement to say health can feel a little unhealthy at times. That is not a criticism of anything or anyone. It just goes with the territory as health systems respond to the changing needs of a growing and…
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