Recommended Resources

By Ad Esse Consulting

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The books and resources below are not all specific to Lean or Agile, but tackle the wonderful world of effective and impactful change and transformation. We find inspiration in well written words all the time, below are some of our favourites!

If we’ve missed any of your favourites, please email and we will add them on!


Take a look at our list of recommendations. We’re obsessed with Lean & Continuous Improvement, and love applying ideas from books in real life. As a performance improvement consultancy for organisations with a social purpose, we love recommending books that will help make an impact on our vision – a world where social purpose organisations are the aspiring standard for business excellence.


We’ve pulled together a Spotify playlist to take you directly to our favourite shows and episodes. 

Mailing lists & people to follow

A few of our favourite thought leaders…

James Clear Headshot illustration by Ad Esse Consulting

James Clear

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Simon Sinek


Watch of YouTube playlist for our favourite curated videos.