Recommended Reading List – Spring 2021

These are my most gifted and go to books that I recommend to others.

Sports Books

  • The Score Takes Care of Itself: My Philosophy of Leadership, by Bill Walsh
  • Advanced Rowing, by Charlie Simpson & Jim Flood
  • Rowing Faster by Volke Nolte 
  • Advanced Rowing Biomechanics, By Valéry Kleshnev
  • Challenging beliefs, Tim Noakes
  • Healthy Intelligent Training, by Keith Livingstone
  • The cyclist training bible, Joe Friel
  • Training and Racing with a Power Meter, by Hunter Allen & Andy Cogan

Business Books

  • Legacy, by James Kerr
  • Turn the ship around, by David Marquet
  • Good to Great, by Jim Collins
  • The art of action, by Stephen Bungay
  • The Coach, by Ric Charlesworth
  • Sacred Hoops, by Phil Jackson
  • Team of Teams: New Rules of Engagement for a Complex World, by General Stanley McChrystal
  • Never split the difference, by Chris Voss

Strategic Change

  • Adaptive Action, by Eoyang & Holladay 
  • Six simple ruiles, by Morieux & Tollman
  • Humble inquiry, by Edgar Schein 
  • Appreciative Inquiry for change management, by Lewis, Passmore & Cantore
  • The collaborative way, by Fickett
  • Organisational culture and leadership, by Edgar Schein


  • Steve Jobs, by Walter Isaacson
  • The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon
  • Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike, by Phil Knight