What are you reading right now?
August 9th is National Book Lovers Day. In honor of literacy and the way books help to improve our lives, we asked our teammates to share with us what they are currently reading and how these books are making a positive impact on their day-to-day activities. Here are a few of the books they suggested:
Strengths-Based Leadership: Great Leaders, Teams, and Why People Follow by Barry Conchie and Tom Roth. This book is important as it helps to point our strengths in a team situation. One can leverage their own strengths and punt projects or involved others when help is needed. Calling on others’ strengths is key to making the entire team successful.
Originals by Adam Grant. A Wharton School professor argues that innovators are made, not born, and offers suggestions for how to become one. It’s about how “original” thinkers can best change the world. It shares how people can champion new ideas—and how leaders can fight “groupthink.”
The Third Wave by Steve Case. In the current era, entrepreneurs will use technology to revolutionize various sectors of the economy.
The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg. A Time’s journalist’s account of the science behind how we form, and break, habits.
Elon Musk by Ashless Vance. A technology writer follows Musk’s life from his difficult South African childhood to his involvement in Internet start-ups like the rocket company, SpaceX, the electric car company, Tesla, and the solar power installations company, Solar City.
Outliers by Malcom Gladwell. Why some people succeed—it has to do with luck and opportunities as well as talent.
What are you doing to better yourself, your brand and your business? Let us work with you to help you write the next chapter of your company’s success as you “Re-imagine your business.”