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12 must-read book recommendations from Australian CEOs

CEOs tell The Growth Faculty their best book picks

We asked our community of CEOs their top business book picks for leadership and business growth.
Here's the twelve most popular.
  1. Good to Great by Jim Collins (recommended by ProSolution Private Clients Founder and Director Stuart Wemyss).
  2. The Great Game of Business by Jack Sack  (Michael Redman, CEO of Redman Solutions).
  3. The Game of Inches by Nigel Collin  (Michelle Blivacs, CEO, ACS NSW).
  4. Good Strategy, Bad Strategy by Richard Rumelt (Dean Robertson, founder and former CEO of Microsoft partner Mexia, and now Partner, Platform Engineering, at Deloitte Consulting). 
  5. Theory of U by Otto Scharmer (David Johnston,Weleda Managing Director, Australia).
  6. Factfulness by Dr Hans Rosling (Klara Henderson, CEO of Australian Doctors International).
  7. Leaders Eat Last by Simon Sinek (Brigid Walsh, General Manager of the Golden Door Health Retreat and Spa Elysia in the Hunter Valley, NSW).
  8. 3HAG WAY: The Strategic Execution System that ensures your strategy is not a Wild-Ass-Guess! by Shannon Byrne Susko (Scott Polsen, CEO Benmax, who adds “…also anything by Jim Collins”).
  9. Winging It by Emma Issacs  (Dianne Gardiner, entrepreneur and CEO of market research firm Bastion Latitude).
  10. Losing My Virginity by Richard Branson (Dean Landy, CEO, One Heart Foundation).
  11. The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho  (Michelle Bagnall, Chief Executive Officer Banking, RACQ).
  12. Together is Better by Simon Sinek (Paul Tommasini CEO of InCommunity, and began the Tenancy Skills Institute).
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