RIBA links
RIBA’s Professional Business Support
RIBAJournal

RIBA Bookshop
Links to RIBA Publishing books of specific usefulness:
Handbook of Practice Management / 9th Edition
RIBA Job Book / 9th Edition
21 Things You Won’t Learn in Architecture School
Financial Management
HR for Creative Companies (Creative Business Essentials Series)

Read Architecture.com’s Working With Architects Survey


BTM+C: Architectural Fee Proposals, Contracts and Negotiation
Blue Turtle Consulting provides useful tools, links and informational products on the subjects of architectural fees, contracts and negotiations to assist Architectural firms and Design Professionals across the world achieve more financial success in their business. Advice is provided from a commercial perspective only (no legal advice is provided).
Highlights include video tutorials, eGuides, Templates, Presentations, Fee Proposal services.
Also look out for their Live presentations (UK, Australia, US, & NZ schedule dates)
http://blueturtlemc.com


Colander www.colander.com
Charrette Venture Group www.charrettevg.com

Startups  a huge UK resource-website for starting and growing businesses: 10 Ways to Generate Repeat Business

Public Relations
PR for architects and designers – is it worth it?
 via HighLight PR

News
An Architects’ Business Skills Group has been set up on LinkedIn.
As well as a forum for discussion and information sharing, the Architects’ Business Skills Group will tell you when new content is added here.


Inspirational books
The Art of Thinking Clearly: Better Thinking, Better Decisions Rolf Dobelli
Thinking, Fast and Slow Daniel Kahneman
How to be Brilliant Michael Heppell
How to Think Like an Entrepreneur Philip Delves Broughton (The School of Life)
Life’s a Pitch Roger Mavity and Stephen Bayley
Quiet Susan Cain


Inspirational TED talks
Knut Haanaes Two Reasons Companies Fail – and how to avoid them
Adam Grant The Surprising Habits of Original Thinkers
Simon Sinek How Great Leaders Inspire Action
Roselinde Torres What it takes to be a Great Leader
Ken Robinson Do schools kill creativity?
Amy Cuddy Your body language shapes who you are
Alejandro Aravena My architectural philosophy? Bring the community into the process
Patti Dobrowolski Draw Your Future


Parag Prasad of London Business Coaching asks:
If you only had 3 minutes to teach someone about marketing how would you do it?
Read his one-page summary of the best marketing books.


Writing Workshops for Architects with Juliette Mitchell at Architypal.co.uk