books reading

The Perils of Perception: Why we’re wrong about nearly everything

By Bobby Duffy

Are you ignorant? Probably. From politics to parenting, managing director of Ipsos Mori Social Research Institute, Bob Duffy, uses this book to prove the huge gap that most of us have between perception and reality.

Grounded in facts, facts and more facts, Duffy seeks to dispel myths around a range of topics while also showing how dangerous these misconceptions can be. The book breaks down the areas we usually get wrong and provides advice on how to offset the ‘post-truth’ era.

Jeopardy: The danger of playing it safe on the path to success

By Wilfred Emmanuel-Jones

Wilfred Emmanual-Jones has lived a somewhat extraordinary life. Leaving school as an undiagnosed dyslexic with no qualifications, he rose through the ranks at the BBC to become a producer…