The Rothschild Dynasty

The Rothschild DynastyI have to put my hands up and admit I know nothing about this book. Recommended by a well known property investor as part of the Property Tribes Essential Property Book series, it seems to be something of a rarity. Continue reading

Billionaire: The Life and Times of Sir James Goldsmith

Billionaire: The Life and Times of Sir James GoldsmithContinuing the series of investor favourites for Property Tribes’ essential book list, Billionaire: The Life and Times of Sir James Goldsmith is another to add to my reading list. Continue reading

What They Don’t Teach You at Havard Business School

What They Don't Teach You at Havard Business SchoolAnother among investor favourites, What They Don’t Teach You at Havard Business School was written by ‘the most powerful man in sport’ Mark McCormack. It addresses the gap between ‘school smart’ and ‘street smart’, a message that also comes from Rich Dad Poor Dad author Robert Kiyosaki. Continue reading

The One Minute Manager

The One Minute ManagerThis was probably the first business book I ever read about management and leadership. It was around 25 years ago – I had just been promoted to the first rung of management and my boss gave me a copy to read. Continue reading

Leadership Secrets of Attila the Hun

Leadership Secrets of Attila the HunThe first book featured in a Property Tribes series called My Essential Property Book List, this is top of the list for investor Fergus Wilson. I have not read it myself yet but am always intrigued by books that others think are worthwhile. Continue reading

Awaken the Giant Within

Awaken the Giant WithinAwaken the Giant Within has become one of the classics of both the self-help and success psychology genres. I’m no great fan of the hype surrounding Anthony Robbins, but you’d go a long way to argue with the principles in this book. Continue reading

Business Model Generation

Business Model GenerationRecommended by Steve Bolton of Platinum Property Partners in a video with Vanessa Warwick of Property Tribes about Creating a Property Business Plan, Business Model Generation: A Handbook for Visionaries, Game Changers, and Challengers is about disruptive new business models and embracing a different world and attitude in business. Continue reading

The Hungry Spirit

The Hungry Spirit by Charles HandyThis book is mentioned by Steve Bolton of Platinum Property Partners in a video on property business planning with Property Tribes. I have not read it myself (yet), but I have read Understanding Organizations, also by Charles Handy, so am pretty certain it will be worth it. Continue reading

Property Tycoon

Property Tycoon by Ian SamuelsThis is a property investment book for new investors, but one with a difference. Property Tycoon is for people who are prepared to start small and think big – it is about planning to build a multi-million portfolio from the very beginning of your property journey. Continue reading

The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari

The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari by Robin SharmaIf you are new to idea of personal development, reading The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari may be one of the best places to start. If you have travelled this journey for some time but have not yet read it, you might find the book a handy distillation of what you have read and learned so far. Continue reading