Top 25: What corporate America is reading, November 2014

December, 2014

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1. "For Love of Country: What Our Veterans Can Teach Us about Citizenship, Heroism, and Sacrifice" By Howard Schultz, Rajiv Chandrasekaran, Knopf

2. "A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity" By Sheryl Wu Dunn, Nicholas Kristof, Knopf Doubleday

3. "Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products" By Nir Eyal, Portfolio

4. "Rookie Smarts: Why Learning Beats Knowing in the New Game of Work" By Liz Wiseman, HarperCollins

5. "Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less" By Greg Mc Keown, Crown

6. "How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World" By Steven Johnson, Penguin Press

7. "Significance . . . In Simple Moments" By Jon Petz, Bore No More Press

8. "You Only Have to Be Right Once: The Unprecedented Rise of the Instant Tech Billionaires" By Randall Lane, Penguin Group

9. "The Promise of a Pencil: How an Ordinary Person Can Create Extraordinary Change" By Adam Braun, Scribner

10. "Elevate: The Three Disciplines of Advanced Strategic Thinking" By Rich Horwath, John Wiley & Sons

11. "Future of Work: Attract New Talent, Build Better Leaders, and Create a Competitive Organization" By Jacob Morgan, John Wiley & Sons

12. "Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success" By Adam M Grant, Penguin Books

13. "Executive Presence: The Missing Link Between Merit and Success" By Sylvia Ann Hewlett, HarperBusiness

14. Forget a Mentor, Find a Sponsor: The New Way to Fast-Track Your Career" By Sylvia Ann Hewlett, Harvard Business School Press

15. "Agile Pocket Guide: A Quick Start to Making Your Business Agile Using Scrum and Beyond" By Peter Saddington, John Wiley & Sons

16. "What Got You Here Won't Get You There: How Successful People Become Even More Successful (Revised)" By Marshall Goldsmith, Hyperion

17. "Exponential Organizations: Why New Organizations Are Ten Times Better, Faster, and Cheaper Than Yours (and What to Do about It)" By Salim Ismail, Michael S Malone, Yuri Van Geest, Diversion Books

18. "Overworked and Overwhelmed: The Mindfulness Alternative" By Scott Eblin, John Wiley & Sons

19. "From Values to Action: The Four Principles of Values-Based Leadership" By Harry M Jansen Kraemer, JR., Jossey-Bass

20. "Lessons of Hope: How to Fix Our Schools" By Joel Klein, Harper

21. "Win Forever: Live, Work, and Play Like a Champion" By Pete Carroll, Portfolio

22. "How the Poor Can Save Capitalism: Rebuilding the Path to the Middle Class" By John Hope Bryant, Berrett-Koehler

23. "Road to Reinvention: How to Drive Disruption and Accelerate Transformation" By Josh Linkner, Jossey-Bass

24. "Confidence Code: The Science and Art of Self-Assurance_-What Women Should Know" By Katty Kay, Claire Shipman, HarperBusiness

25. "Go-Giver: A Little Story about a Powerful Business Idea" By Bob Burg, John David Mann, Portfolio


HTPCSC Book CoverJohn Hope Bryant is the Founder, Chairman and CEO of Operation HOPE and Bryant Group Companies, Inc. Magazine/CEO READ bestselling business author of LOVE LEADERSHIP: The New Way to Lead in a Fear-Based World (Jossey-Bass)His newest bestselling book is How The Poor Can Save Capitalism (Berrett Koehler Publishing).

Bryant is a Member of the U.S. President's Advisory Council on Financial Capability for Young Americans, and co-chair for Project 5117, which is a plan for the rebirth of underserved America.

Bryant is the only bestselling author on economics who is also African-American.

Credit: A special thanks to Architects Of Group Genius, which produced the HOPE Doctrine on Poverty movie on a pro-bono basis for Operation HOPE.

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Posted by Natasha Eldridge, Office of the Chairman




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