The brains behind the books


Mark Edwards

Mark Edwards is the founder of Whiteboard Strategies, a consultancy that specializes in visual communications that works with world-leading companies (including Symantec, Vodafone, Toshiba).

-The Visual Communications Book

-The Smart Selling Book


Kevin Duncan

Kevin is a business advisor, marketing expert and the author of several successful business books, including the bestselling The Diagrams Book (LID). He previously worked in the communications and advertising sector for over 25 years.

-The Diagrams Book

-The Smart Thinking Book

-The Ideas Book

-The Business Bullshit Book


Simone Andersen

Simone Lemming Andersen is an author and journalist. She is a specialist in networking and performance. She worked at the Danish Broadcasting Corporation, where she produced radio and TV programmes and hosted her own live talk show. Later she became a senior adviser in a PR company. Her clients include Novo Nordisk, Microsoft and Ernst & Young.

-The Networking Book


Anthony Tasgal

Anthony Tasgal spent 15 years as an ad agency planner before setting up POV, a strategic brand consultancy. He is a Training Director for the CIM and a Visiting Lecturer at Buckingham, Nottingham Trent and Beijing Normal Universities.

-The Storytelling Book


Martyn Newman

Dr Martyn Newman is a leading international expert on emotional intelligence and leadership. He is MD of RocheMartin and a consulting psychologist with an international reputation as an expert in emotional intelligence (EQ) and leadership.

-The Mindfulness Book


Dawn Sillett

Dawn Sillett has been designing and delivering training workshops and executive coaching for over 15 years.

-The Feedback Book


Chris Budd

Chris Budd is founder and MD of Ovation Finance Ltd, an FCA regulated financial planning company.

-The Financial Wellbeing Book


Tim Johnson

Tim Johnson has spent most of his working life as a business strategist, helping create scalable sustainable businesses and turning around those in distress. Tim now works as a business coach, and mentor.

-The Success Book


Ben Elijah

Ben Elijah Is a coach, speaker and author. He has worked in some of the world’s biggest technology firms and now helps individuals and organizations build better relationships with conflicting information in a complex world.

-The Productivity Habits


Helen Chapman

Helen Chapman is a former senior business manager with an Airline company and has Health & Fitness background. Helen has led successful organisational development strategies, working as developer, owner and facilitator of new company cultures. Today Helen is a Facilitator and works as a thinking partner with senior business leaders.

-The Meeting Book

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Simon Tyler

Simon is a specialist in Leadership Impact and has coached over 500 executives from companies including BP, Coutts, DuPont, and Lloyds Banking Group.

-The Impact Code

-The ‘Keep It Simple’ Book


Phil Dobson

Phil Dobson BSc (Hons), MBPsS, DHyp, BSCH (Assoc). Phil is trainer, facilitator and coach, and the Founder of BrainWorkshops. He now works with organisation including the BBC, NBCUniversal, Jamie Oliver, Discovery Communications Europe, and Viacom International, providing brain-based training programmes that transform thinking and performance. Phil turns insights from neuroscience, cognitive and behavioural psychology, NLP, hypnotherapy and mindfulness into applicable skills and techniques for the workplace.

-The Brain Book

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Magnus Lindkvist

Magnus Lindkvist is an international futurist and consultant. He is the author of Everything We Know and When the Future Begins.

-The Future Book

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Andrew Kinder

Andrew Kinder is a practicing therapist and coach. He is a co-author of The Crisis Book: Overcoming & Surviving Work-Life Challenges.

-The Crisis Book


Cary Cooper

Professor Sir Cary Cooper is one of the world’s leading authorities on management, work, and organizational psychology. He is a co-author of The Crisis Book: Overcoming & Surviving Work-Life Challenges.

-The Crisis Book

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Rick Hughes

Rick Hughes is a practicing therapist and coach. He is a co-author of The Crisis Book: Overcoming & Surviving Work-Life Challenges.

-The Crisis Book