Sarah Wood's new playbook for leaders sits alongside a study of capitalism's future in this new pile of print — yours to borrow.

The Locust and the Bee: Predators and Creators in Capitalism's Future by Geoff Mulgan

While capitalism can produce, it can also destroy. In fact, it's a system that Geoff Mulgan says “encourages predators and creators, locusts and bees” – as seen in the recent economic crisis. However, digging into the history of capitalism, the Chief Executive at NESTA argues that the economic crisis also presents an opportunity to choose a radically different future for the system; summarised in his book, The Locust and the Bee, for those who want to help make sure that its future avoids the mistakes of the past.

The Startup Way by Eric Ries 

Entrepreneur and bestselling author Eric Ries turns his attention to an entirely new group of organizations in his new book, The Startup Way. Drawing on his experiences over the past five years working with established enterprises and tech giants, through to NGOs and nonprofits, Ries reveals how entrepreneurial principles can be used by businesses of all kinds for sustainable growth and long-term impact. 

Stepping Up: How to accelerate your leadership potential by Sarah Wood

From changing attitudes to changing technology, leaders at all levels and backgrounds face the same issues – including entrepreneur and CEO of Unruly, Sarah Wood. Drawing on her own experiences of business management, Wood has written the practical guide to leadership, Stepping Up. Taking form of a five point framework, the book seeks to successfully guide others through the rollercoaster of leadership, whether they're taking a management role for the first time or hoping to change the way they run a well established team.

The newly relaunched Courier Magazine

We're huge fans of Courier here at YCN, and it's great to see the publication making the move from free-sheet to newstand. In it's first issue in the new form, Courier discusses the stories of the shops of the future – from the company that paved the way for the gin boom, to the relationship between Syrian refugees and startups.

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