22 of the most inspirational books and references for building a resilient and wellbeing-focused culture in the workplace

Here are the 22 books, papers and concepts that we use most often as the foundation for designing and delivering wellbeing programmes like The Shapes Programme. If you’re looking for inspiration or for the evidence base for wellbeing in the workplace, these are some of the highest quality sources available.

  • Francesca Gino, Harvard Business Review 2016 

  • Eric Barker

  • Sir John Whitmore

  • Robert de Board

  • Adrian Moorhouse and Dr. Graham Jones

  • Daniel H. Pink

  • Greg McKeown

  • Eric Berne

  • Tal Ben-Shahar

  • MIND

  • Mark Williams and Danny Penman

  • John Ratey and Eric Hagerman

  • Health and Safety Executive

  • Prof Steve Peters

  • Kory Kogon, Adam Merrill, Leena Rinne

  • Shawn Achor

  • David Emerald

  • Steven Covey

  • Nancy Kline

  • Matthew Walker

  • Ben Fuchs

You cannot teach a man anything. You can only help him to discover it within himself. 


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