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Inspiration comes in different forms. A great concept, a great book or great travels. Choose the path you love and explore. We have listed our favourite books we gained inspiration from. You can also check our blog here with posts about artificial intelligence, leadership development, organizational network analysis and many more. Enjoy!

Linked: How Everything Is Connected to Everything Else and What It Means for Business, Science, and Everyday Life by Albert-Laszlo Barabasi

The best-selling guide to network science, the revolutionary field that reveals the deep links between all forms of human social life. A cocktail party. A terrorist cell. Ancient bacteria. An international conglomerate. All are networks, and all are a part of a surprising scientific revolution. In Linked, Albert-Laszlo Barabasi, expert in the new science of networks, takes us on an intellectual adventure to prove that social networks, corporations, and living organisms are more similar than previously thought.

How to Build a Car: The Autobiography of the World’s Greatest Formula 1 Designer

A true engineering genius, even in adolescence Adrian’s thoughts naturally emerged in shape and form He has designed for the likes of Mario Andretti, Nigel Mansell, Alain Prost, Damon Hill, David Coulthard, Mika Hakkinen, Mark Webber and Sebastian Vettel, always with a shark-like purity of purpose: to make the car go faster.  Beautifully illustrated with never-before-seen drawings, How to Build a Car encapsulates, through Adrian’s remarkable life story, precisely what makes Formula One so thrilling.

We can learn a lot in business practices from this engaging book.

Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

The bestselling classic that holds the key to unlocking meaning, creativity, peak performance, and true happiness.

Legendary psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi's famous investigations of "optimal experience" have revealed that what makes an experience genuinely satisfying is a state of consciousness called flow. During flow, people typically experience deep enjoyment, creativity, and a total involvement with life. In this new edition of his groundbreaking classic work, Csikszentmihalyi ("the leading researcher into ‘flow states’" —Newsweek) demonstrates the ways this positive state can be controlled, not just left to chance. Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience teaches how, by ordering the information that enters our consciousness, we can discover true happiness, unlock our potential, and greatly improve the quality of our lives.

One Year of Camping - The Guide to Plan Your Escape

This book asks you to reconsider your relationship with your career and your family. Are we tired, stressed out fighters or accomplished and relaxed travelers? Do we honor small things, the seasons, our health and the most precious people around us?

Author and founder of Stratios Classics spent a travelling gap year camping across the Americas with his family in a travel trailer. His book covers his best and worst stories and also serves as the perfect guide for anyone who longs for a positive and culturally beneficial break in his daily grind.  Coming in May 2023!