There are many books on communcation. Few writers, however, share John Adair's wide experience of management and leadership development in both business and military spheres, which adds a rarely found depth and insight to hard-edged practical techniques.
John Adair's books have sold hundreds of thousands of copies. This book encapsulates his writing on the art and skills of effective communcation. You will find it equally valuable whether you are beginning your career or looking for an expert refresher course.
Neil Thomas has written Keeping the Lid on to demonstrate how (before such matters were as much in the public arena as they now are) the desire for cover-ups in respected institutions could hide a multitude of sins. He is the author of many non-fiction works and also All Through the Night (a Welsh Western) set in the 1790s, showing how cowboys originated in Wales and not Wyoming! John Adair is widely acknowledged as one of the most significant influences on management and leadership development in the world. He studied history at Cambridge University and holds higher degrees from the Universities of Oxford and London. He became the world's first Professor of Leadership Studies at the University of Surrey and is internationally known as a consultant. He is the author of many respected books on management and leadership.