Category: Books

Book recommendations for business leaders: 1/18/21

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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 Can’t Even: How Millennials Became the Burnout Generation. How to Survive: Self-Reliance in Extreme Circumstances, Shapers:  »  Read More

Book Review: Rethinking Positive Thinking

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I bought Rethinking Positive Thinking: Inside the New Science of Motivation by Gabriele Oettinger because I wanted to learn more about mental contrasting. Mental contrasting is a technique that helps in goal formation and achievement. Dr. Oettinger created the tool.  I quit reading about a 10th of the way into the book  »  Read More

Book recommendations for business leaders: 1/4/21

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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 Post Corona: From Crisis to Opportunity, The Company I Keep: My Life in Beauty, Together: The Healing Power of Human Connection in a  »  Read More

Lists of the Best Books in 2020

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‘Tis the season of best book lists. Last week I published my list of “The 5 Best Books for Business Leaders I Read in 2020.” But that’s only five (actually, six, I snuck another book in) and about business. What about all the other wonderful “best book” lists? The good news is that Bruce Rosenstein is on the  »  Read More

The 5 Best Books for Business Leaders I Read in 2020

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Books are an important part of my life. Most books I read are business, history, or biography. I also read mysteries and thrillers and westerns.  Professionally, I help people find and create great business books. I help my clients write their books, improve their writing so they can write a great book, and structure  »  Read More

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