60 Minutes - Guru Hour

Allow your company to take on a realm of new potential and learn from the masters of modern day business and philosophical thinking. Our trained facilitator will divide up the book of your choice and take your team through a shared learning experience, highlighting the salient points and giving you all a bright new outlook.

Punished by Rewards criticises the system of motivating through reward. Kohn offers arguments for motivating people by working with them instead of doing things to them. This book is a summary of the research on incentives and makes for an insightful discussion.


Handy has spent much of his time observing organisations and their employees’ behaviour. Based on his experience this book is Handy's personal anthology of 21 ideas which will change the way people see their world.


Edward de Bono is regarded by many to be one of the world’s leading authorities in the field of creativity and the teaching of creative thinking as a skill. In this book he offers a practical and easy to follow guide to enhancing creativity.

"Can a good company become a great company, and if so, how?" Learn how Collins and his team discovered common traits that challenged many of the conventional notions of corporate success and how a disciplined corporate culture can be your key to a truly great company.

This work provides advice for those confronting the challenge of leading organisational change. It examines the efforts of over 100 companies to improve their competitiveness, identifies the most common mistakes made in attempting to create change and outlines a process to overcome obstacles.

In First, Break all the Rules, Marcus Buckingham explains why great managers break all the rules of conventional wisdom. It demonstrates how great managers select, focus, motivate and develop people and how they turn talent into performance.

1. How to Grow Leaders by John Adair 2. The New Leaders by Daniel Goleman 3. Good To Great by Jim Collins 4. Leading Change by John Kotter 5. Confidence by Rosabeth Moss Kanter 6. Seven Habits of Highly Successful People by Stephen Covey


1. Group Dynamics by Donelson R. Forsyth 2. Crucial Confrontations by Patterson 3. Project 50 by Tom Peters 4. The Concise Adair on Teambuilding and Motivation by Neil Thomas 5. The Character of Organisations by William Bridges 6. First Break all the Rules by Marcus Buckingham & Curt Coffman


1. The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell 2. Serious Creativity by Edward De Bono 3. Nuts! The Story of Southwest Airlines by Freiberg & Freiberg 4. Making it Happen by Sir John Harvey Jones 5. The Essential Drucker by Peter Drucker 6. The Apprentice by Alan Sugar


This is recognised as one of the most influential books ever written and the key to the success of legions of business leaders and individuals the world over. Stephen R. Covey presents a holistic, integrated, principle centred approach for solving personal and professional problems.

In easy-to-grasp sections the Professional Service Firm 50 shows how to transform any department into a professional service firm, which is not only a profit centre but also a magnet for the hottest talent.

Negotiation is a way of life. Whether at work, at home or simply going out, we want to participate in the decisions that affect us. This book cuts through jargon to present a few easily remembered principles to guide you to success, no matter what others do or whatever dirty tricks they resort to.