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These Are the Best Books of 2016

I read an average of 1-2 books per week. Books are a major source of acquiring cutting-edge knowledge on topics that I'm passionate about: leadership, vocation, and Christian faith. As an avid reader, I've been always curious what type of books my tribe enjoys. So, a few days ago, I asked my followers on my personal Facebook page.  Over 50 people responded with the best book they've read in 2016. I was suprised and pleased with the variety of books and genre. As we enter this Christmas season, I hope you get to spend time of solitude and enjoy a few of the books from this list. David B: Under New Management by David Burkus Jacob P: The ...

Six Best Leadership Books You Should Read this Summer

"What books are you reading this summer?" "Can you recommend some of your favorites?" I get these questions a LOT! If you want to the definitive list every leader should read, check out this LIST. In the meantime, let me share six books my virtual mentor Daniel Pink suggests in his last newsletter. Daniel asked 6 authors of 6 new nonfiction books to describe succinctly one key idea takeaway from the book and one useful action-oriented takeaway. Enjoy the summer read! 1. Invisible Influence: The Hidden Forces That Shape Behavior  by Jonah Berger IDEA: Peers are a powerful motivating force.  Trying to push yourself to achieve ...

The 11 Most Thought-Provoking Books on Leadership

In a previous post, I provided a list of the year's best business books every young professional should read.  In this post, I curated the most thought-provoking and innovative books published in 2014 that will help leaders turn their game around.  [Tweet "The 11 Most Thought-Provoking Books on Leadership"] 1. Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less by Greg McKeown Essentialism is not one more thing – it’s a whole new way of doing everything. A must-read for any leader, manager, or individual who wants to learn to do less, but better, in every area of their lives. Have you ever found yourself stretched too thin? Do ...