Five Great Books By The Do Book Company
The Do Book Company is an independent publishing house based in London. The company produce a series of inspirational titles, written by a selection of speakers from the Do Lecture series — a collection of 20 minute talks designed to inspire action and act as a catalyst for positive change. Their full selection of online talks can be found here. Through the published series, The Do Book Company have recreated the same positive change in book form — whether it’s the mastery of a new skill, a simple mindshift, or a shot of inspiration to help you get started.
The Do Book Company's publications are a short read (approximately 100-150 pages each) and a practical series that are designed to inspire action. Visually striking and beautifully designed, the guides focus on a variety of topics including design, mindfulness, disruption, building a brand with purpose, self-improvement, gardening, baking and creating effective newsletters. There are currently 16 titles available in the series, a small selection of which are reviewed below.
DO/FLY — Find your way. Make a living. Be your best self.
DO/FLY by Gavin Strange is a wonderful collection of life advice and encouragement to help you follow your passions, shift your mindset, stay optimistic, and dedicate your time to doing something that you love. Chapters include 1. Work Should be Enjoyed, Not Endured!, 2. Time for a Change, 3. What’s The Plan?, 4. How Can I Stand Out?, 5. Setbacks and How To Deal With Them, and 6. Go Forth and Fly!. Whether you’re a recent graduate or simply looking for a career change, this title is sure to inspire you.
DO/INHABIT — Style your space for a creative and considered life.
DO/INHABIT by Sue Fan and Danielle Quigley is one of The Do Book Company’s newest publications. This title focuses on the home — on creating spaces that invite connection and creativity, styling spaces that are a true reflection of ourselves and what is important to us. Home as a place to unwind and be inspired, workplaces shared considerately and harmoniously with others. You will discover many simple rules of interior design, the importance of evoking all five senses, how to style your objects, hang art and lay a supper table, and more.
DO/BREATHE — Calm your mind. Find focus. Get stuff done.
DO/BREATHE by Michael Townsend Williams contains simple breathing exercises and elements from yoga, meditation and mindfulness. The publication will help you to reduce stress and increase productivity, improve focus and work flow, cultivate new good habits (and drop the bad), and build courage and resilience. The book is filled with great ideas and brilliant advice to help create a more organised and peaceful life.
DO/PURPOSE - Why brands with a purpose do better and matter more.
DO/PURPOSE by David Hieatt offers insights on how to build a purpose-driven company. Purpose is an incredibly powerful thing. It provides the strength to fight the impossible. It tells your story, it builds your teams and it defines your culture. The publication is an inspiring and powerful read for all business owners, branding professionals and marketing consultants.
DO/DISRUPT — Change the status quo. Or become it.
DO/DISRUPT by Mark Shayler is a book about disruption and doing things differently. Chapters include 1. Change, 2. Disrupt, 3. Rebel Inside, 4. The Big Idea, 5. The Market, 6. Innovate and 7. Details. The publication offers a series of exercises to challenge your creativity, question and try new ideas, and develop existing ideas. If you're starting a new business or you're the rebel inside, it's not enough to shake things gently. It's about thinking big. Being innovative. Making a difference. This book will help you do so.
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