2018 Book Selections

 

JANUARY 2018

The Power of Moments
Why Certain Experiences Have Extraordinary Impact

by Chip Heath & Dan Heath

The New York Times bestselling authors of Switch and Made to Stick explore why certain brief experiences can jolt us and elevate us and change us—and how we can learn to create such extraordinary moments in our life and work.
 

FEBRUARY 2018

Super Connector
Stop Networking and Start Building Business Relationships that Matter

by Scott Gerber & Ryan Paugh

Abandon the networking-for-networking-sake mentality in favor of a more powerful and effective approach to creating and enhancing connections. In this book, the authors show us how.

 

 MARCH 2018

Cowgirl Power
How to Kick Ass in Business & Life

by Gay Gaddis

In Cowgirl Power, advertising CEO and cowgirl Gay Gaddis shares insights and examples for women to lead like fearless, risk-taking cowgirls: enhance and exude confidence, developing personal power on all fronts.

 

APRIL 2018

When
The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing

by Daniel H. Pink

Daniel H. Pink, the #1 bestselling author of Drive and To Sell Is Human, unlocks the scientific secrets to good timing to help us flourish at work, at school and at home.
 

 

MAY 2018

They Ask You Answer
A Revolutionary Approach to Inbound Sales, Content Marketing and Today's Digital Consumer

by Marcus Sheridan

Quality content is the key to success, and we already have the ingredients in-house. This book shows us how to structure an effective content strategy using the same proven principles that have revolutionized marketing for all types of businesses and industries.
 

JUNE 2018

Crushing It!
How Great Entrepreneurs Build Their Business and Influence - and How You Can Too

by Gary Vaynerchuk

Four-time New York Times bestselling author Gary Vaynerchuk offers new lessons and inspiration drawn from the experiences of dozens of influencers and entrepreneurs who rejected the predictable corporate path in favor of pursuing their dreams by building thriving businesses and extraordinary personal brands.

 

JULY 2018

Hillbilly Elegy
A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis

by J.D. Vance

Hillbilly Elegy is a passionate and personal analysis of a culture in crisis—that of white working-class Americans. A deeply moving memoir, with its share of humor and vividly colorful figures, Hillbilly Elegy is the story of how upward mobility really feels. It is also an urgent and troubling meditation on the loss of the American dream for a large segment of this country.

AUGUST 2018

The CEO Next Door
The 4 Behaviors That Transform Ordinary People into World-Class Leaders

by Elena L. Botelho and Kim R. Powell with Tahl Raz

Based on an in-depth analysis of over 2,600 leaders drawn from a database of more than 17,000 CEOs and C-suite executives, as well 13,000 hours of interviews, and two decades of experience advising CEOs and executive boards, Elena L. Botelho and Kim R. Powell overturn the myths about what it takes to get to the top and succeed.

SEPTEMBER 2018

The Art of Gathering
How We Meet and Why It Matters

by Priya Parker

Drawing on her expertise as a facilitator of high-powered gatherings around the world, Parker takes us inside events of all kinds to show what works, what doesn't, and why. She investigates a wide array of gatherings--conferences, meetings, a courtroom, a flash-mob party, an Arab-Israeli summer camp--and explains how simple, specific changes can invigorate any group experience.
 

OCTOBER 2018

Skin in the Game
Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life

by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

The phrase “skin in the game” is one we have often heard but rarely stopped to truly dissect. It is the backbone of risk management, but it’s also an astonishingly rich worldview that, as Taleb shows in this book, applies to all aspects of our lives.

 

NOVEMBER 2018

Educated
A Memoir

by Tara Westover

An unforgettable memoir about a young girl who, kept out of school, leaves her survivalist family and goes on to earn a PhD from Cambridge University. Westover has crafted a universal coming-of-age story that gets to the heart of what an education is and what it offers: the perspective to see one’s life through new eyes, and the will to change it..

DECEMBER 2018

Measure What Matters
How Google, Bono, and the Gates Foundation Rock the World with OKRs

by John Doerr

Legendary venture capitalist John Doerr reveals how the goal-setting system of Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) has helped tech giants from Intel to Google achieve explosive growth—and how it can help any organization thrive.

 

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