Our recommended list of books to inspire and encourage you on your development journey. "Embrace education and knowledge then share what you have learned." Harry Hunt III
How to be Black
by Baratunde Thurston
The Onion’s Baratunde Thurston shares his 30-plus years of expertise in being black, with helpful essays like “How to Be the Black Friend,” “How to Speak for All Black People,” and more, in this satirical guide to race issues—written for black people and those who love them. Audacious, cunning, and razor-sharp,
Declutter your Mind
by S.J. Scott
Minimalism is all the rage, and everyone is focused on how to declutter their homes and their lives. But have you taken the time to think of how to Declutter Your Mind? This fantastic book from S.J. Scott will help you identify what is causing your mental clutter and help you develop a strategy to declutter your mind.
You're in Charge Now What?
by Thomas Neff
When you start a new job, you are in a “temporary state of incompetence,” faced with having to do the most when you know the least. Tom Neff and Jim Citrin, two of the world’s experts on leadership and career achievement, know what it takes to succeed in a new position. Offering an eight-point plan to show you how to lay the groundwork for long-term momentum and great performance.
Six Thinking Hats
by Edward deBono
Your success in business depends on how you think. "The main difficulty of thinking is confusion," writes the foremost international authority on conceptual thinking and on the teaching of thinking as a skill. "We try to do too much at once. Emotions, information, logic, hope, and creativity all crowd in on us. It is like juggling with too many balls." Try one at a time....
How to Lead When You're Not in Charge
by Clay Scroggins
Are you letting your lack of authority paralyze you?
One of the greatest myths of leadership is that you must be in charge in order to lead. Great leaders don't buy it. Great leaders lead with or without the authority and learn to unleash their influence wherever they are.
12 Rules for Life
by Jordan B Peterson
What does the nervous system of the lowly lobster have to tell us about standing up straight (with our shoulders back) and about success in life? Why did ancient Egyptians worship the capacity to pay careful attention as the highest of gods? What dreadful paths do people tread when they become resentful, arrogant and vengeful?
We can't talk about THAT at work
by Mary Francis Winters
Imagine Conversations about taboo topics happen at work every day. And if they aren’t handled effectively, they can become polarizing and divisive, impacting productivity, engagement, retention, teamwork, and even employees’ sense of safety in the workplace.
Leaders Eat Last
by Simon Sinek
Imagine a world where almost everyone wakes up inspired to go to work, feels trusted and valued during the day, then returns home feeling fulfilled. This is not a crazy, idealized notion. Today, in many successful organizations, great leaders create environments in which people naturally work together to do remarkable things.
Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention
by Nir Eyal
What would be possible if you followed through on your best intentions? What could you accomplish if you could stay focused? What if you had the power to become “indistractable?”
Why distraction at work is a symptom of a dysfunctional company culture—and how to fix it
What really drives human behavior and why “time management is pain management”