May Reader’s Corner

Welcome to our May Reader’s Corner, dedicated to all book-lovers!

We have some brilliant must-reads this month, featuring best-selling, award-winning authors.

Featured below are some of our favourite books, chosen monthly from our global network of speakers. These experts inspire audiences on a global scale – their books provide a deeper look into their brilliance and insights.

Linda Yueh

Linda Yueh

The Great Crashes: Lessons from Global Meltdowns and How to Prevent Them

The global economy has weathered the most tumultuous century in modern financial history.

Dr. Linda Yueh, leading economist, dissects the dynamics of financial crashes and unveils a comprehensive three-step framework. Her objective is to enable readers to identify the initial indicators of a crash and minimize its impact, thereby avoiding the repetition of grave mistakes from previous crises in the forthcoming inevitable financial turmoil.

Not only does she highlight the potential origins of the next crisis, but she also demonstrates how her framework can effectively curtail its impact. Through a captivating blend of expert insights and engaging narratives, “The Great Crashes” serves as an indispensable guide, imparting crucial lessons with an urgent relevance to the contemporary world.

Dr Linda Yueh is one of the most popular speakers on global trends and a renowned economist. She regularly gives private briefings to numerous global organizations who value her insights.

“Linda Yueh's analysis of what past financial crises have in common is an important contribution that can help society anticipate and tackle potential crashes in the future”
- Christine Lagarde, President of the European Central Bank
“An accessible and insightful overview of modern financial crises, incorporating both historical detail and thoughtful analysis”
- Thomas D. Cabot, Professor of Public Policy and Economics at Harvard University
“A first point of entry for anybody who wants to learn how the world economy sleep-walked into multiple crashes over the last century”
- Daron Acemoglu, Institute Professor, MIT, and author of Why Nations Fail
“An important contribution that can help society anticipate and tackle potential crashes in the future”
- Christine Lagarde
Petra Velzeboer

Petra Velzeboer

Begin With You: Invest in Your Mental Well-being and Satisfaction at Work

Too many of us work through burnout and sacrifice our work-life balance to get ahead in our careers.

Instead of resigning yourself to exhaustion and burnout, mental health authority Petra Velzeboer empowers readers to prioritize their well-being and mental health within the workplace.

In “Begin With You,” she guides us through the process of recognizing the impact of both internal and external factors, providing invaluable support mechanisms. Through this book, Petra shares key strategies that help pave the way to a fulfilling life and a rewarding career.

Drawing from her own experiences of adversity and trauma, Petra Velzeboer shares profound insights on navigating challenging periods and cultivating a positive mindset. Bursting with real-life case studies and grounded in psychological research, “Begin With You” serves as a vital handbook for championing mental health and embarking on a transformative journey, both professionally and personally.

“Navigate the tangled web of mental health and its relationship to modern work life.”
- Vernon Bainton, Chief Medical Officer, Havas Lynx Group
“Petra brings through a reality and pragmatism when it comes to finding your wellness in this busy, chaotic world we live and work in. Written from the heart and spoken with care.”
- Kirstin Furber, People Director, Channel
“This book brings inspiration, practical thinking and true thought leadership that I would recommend to anyone who wants a new angle on how to view their wellbeing at work.”
- Stella Smith, CEO & founder, pirkx
“Petra offers empowering practices for claiming ourselves, our wellbeing, and our communities. I felt energized and hopeful reading Petra's book. You will too.”
- Dr Ardeshir Mehran, psychologist and author
Eloise Skinner

Eloise Skinner

But Are You Alive?: How to Design a Life Worth Living

Entrepreneur, existential therapist and teacher Eloise Skinner delves into the depths of existence and significance in her book, ‘But Are You Alive?‘.

Drawing from her experiences in a monastic community and her expertise in existential therapy, she unveils a decade’s worth of valuable insights and lessons. Her ultimate goal is to empower readers in their quest to discover a profound sense of vitality and authenticity in their everyday existence.

“A beautiful, sensitive book about the most important issues we face in life.”
- Emily Esfahani Smith, author of The Power of Meaning
“A fascinating book, filled with a wide range of practical tools to help us understand and engage with our lives in a meaningful way”
- Sara Kuburic, The Millennial Therapist

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