Category: Books

Book recommendations for business leaders: 6/14/21

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Leaders are readers. Reading helps you discover ideas to try and expand your mental models. In this post I point you to reviews of recent business books. You’ll find pointers to reviews of Noise: A Flaw in Human Judgment, The Heart of Business: Leadership Principles for the Next Era of Capitalism, The Infinite Leader:  »  Read More

Summer Reading Lists

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After the year of COVID, many of us are craving some time away from work when we can relax, spend time with loved ones, and read. Here are reading lists that suggest more than 100 possibilities for what to read, along with a word of advice. Here are reading lists by PaySimple, Kerry Hannon, Brooke Vuckovic, Jessica  »  Read More

Time to Make Your Summer Reading List

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Next Monday is Memorial Day. It’s when summer starts on my psychological calendar. I want to be ready for summer reading, so I’m putting together this year’s summer reading list. Here’s how I do it and the story behind the method. My father was a Lutheran pastor, and a pastor’s life is a busy one  »  Read More

Book recommendations for business leaders: 5/17/21

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Leaders are readers. Reading helps you discover ideas to try and expand your mental models. In this post I point you to reviews of recent business books. You’ll find pointers to reviews of Know Thyself: The Science of Self-Awareness, The Tyranny of Metrics, Unsettled: What Climate Science Tells Us, What It Doesn’t, and  »  Read More

Book Review: How to Lead

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How to Lead: Wisdom from The World’s Greatest CEOs, Founders, And Game-Changers by David M. Rubenstein is an excellent book, but the title may be misleading. It’s not about “how to lead.” It’s about “how I got to where I am.” David Rubenstein interviewed “leaders” from a variety of fields. There are  »  Read More

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