2017 Book Selections

Trump: The Art of the DealJANUARY 2017

The Art of the Deal

by Donald J. Trump (with Tony Schwartz)

President-elect Donald J. Trump lays out his professional and personal worldview in this classic work—a firsthand account of the rise of America’s foremost deal-maker.


Hug Your HatersFEBRUARY 2017

Hug Your Haters:
How to Embrace Complaints and Keep Your Customers

by Jay Baer

Eighty percent of companies say they deliver out­standing customer service, but only eight percent of their customers agree. This book will help you close that gap by reconfiguring your customer service to deliver knockout experiences.


Shoe DogMARCH 2017

Shoe Dog:
A Memoir by the Creator of NIKE

by Phil Knight

In this memoir, Phil Knight, Nike founder and board chairman, shares the inside story of the company’s early days as an intrepid start-up,and its evolution into one of the world’s most iconic, game-changing and profitable brands.


The Content Marketing CoachAPRIL 2017

The Content Marketing Coach:
Everything You Need to Get in the Game - and Win!

by Rachel Parker

If you’ve been wondering how you can leverage the power of quality content for your brand, then this is the book for you. Rachel Parker, author and content marketing guru, will be leading the meeting.


GritMAY 2017

Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance

by Angela Duckworth

In this New York Times bestseller, psychologist Angela Duckworth shows anyone striving to succeed—be it parents, students, educators, athletes or business people—that the secret to outstanding achievement is a special blend of passion and persistence she calls “grit.”


Settle for MoreJUNE 2017

Settle for More

by Megyn Kelly

Deeply personal and surprising, Settle for More offers unparalleled insight into this journalist and inspires all to embrace the principles—determination, honesty and fortitude in the face of fear—that have won her fans across the political divide.


Texas TenacityJULY 2017

Texas Tenacity:
A Call for Women to Direct Their Destiny

by Susan Combs

Feisty, intelligent and honest, Texas Tenacity encourages women and girls to seize opportunities wherever they find them and hold on to their identities with everything they've got.


Shark TalesAUGUST 2017

Shark Tales:
How I Turned $1,000 into a Billion Dollar Business

by Barbara Corcoran

The inspiring true story of Shark Tank star Barbara Corcoran - and her best advice for anyone starting a business. After reading it, don't be surprised if you find yourself thinking, "If she can do it, so can I."


Tools of the TitansSEPTEMBER 2017

Tools of the Titans: 
The Tactics, Routines, and Habits of Billionaires, Icons, and World-Class Performers

by Tim Ferriss

This book contains the distilled tools, tactics, and "inside baseball" you won’t find anywhere else. It  includes tips and life lessons from guests on Ferriss' podcast and others.

Disrupted BookOCTOBER 2017

My Misadventures in the Start-Up Bubble

by Dan Lyons

With a cast of characters that includes devilish angel investors, fad-chasing venture capitalists, entrepreneurs and "wantrapreneurs," bloggers and brogrammers, social climbers and sociopaths, Disrupted is a gripping and definitive account of life in the (second) tech bubble.

The Undoing ProjectNOVEMBER 2017

The Undoing Project:
A Friendship that Changed Our Minds

by Michael Lewis

The story about the workings of the human mind is explored through the personalities of two fascinating individuals are so fundamentally different from each other they seem unlikely friends. In the process, they may well have changed man’s view of its own mind.

Unsubscribe BookDECEMBER 2017

How to Kill Email Anxiety, Avoid Distractions, 
and Get Real Work Done

by Jocelyn K. Glei

A modern, no-nonsense guide to getting rid of email anxiety, reclaiming your productivity, and spending more time on the work that matters.



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