Looking for your next great read? Click through my current favorite books by some truly incredible authors.
Becoming Wise – krista tippett
Becoming Wise: An Inquiry into the Mystery and Art of Living explores how wisdom emerges through the raw materials of the everyday – the words we use, the bodies we inhabit, the many kinds of love we know, the faith we carry, the reality-based hope we can choose.
Collaborative Intelligence – angie mcarthur
Collaborative Intelligence: Thinking with People Who Think Differently is a breakthrough book on the transformative power of collaborative thinking.
Crossing the Thinnest Line – lauren leader-chivee
From the very founding of our nation, diversity has been one of our greatest strengths but also the greatest source of conflict. Crossing the Thinnest Line asks the question: Will diversity be a source of growth, prosperity, and progress-or perpetual division and strife?
Drop the Ball – tiffany dufu
Drop the Ball: Achieving More by Doing Less is a bold and inspiring memoir and manifesto from a renowned voice in the women’s leadership movement who shows women how to cultivate the single skill they really need in order to thrive: the ability to let go.
Executive Presence: The missing link between merit and success – sylvia ann hewlett
Sylvia Ann Hewlett, a noted expert on workplace power and influence, shows you how to identify and embody the Executive Presence (EP) that you need to succeed.
girls who code – reshma saujani
Part how-to, part girl-empowerment, and all fun, this non-fiction book created by Girls Who Code CEO & Founder, Reshma Saujani, is an invitation to the wonderful world of coding.
guyland: The perilous world where boys become men – dr. michael kimmel
Guyland is based on more than 400 interviews over a four-year span with young men, ages 16–26. Kimmel’s study shows that the guys who live in “Guyland” are mostly white, middle-class, totally confused and cannot commit to their relationships, work or lives. In the end, Kimmel offers a highly practical guide to male youth.
The opposite of hate: a field guide to repairing our humanity – sally kohn
Drawing upon cutting-edge research from psychology, sociology, and the neurosciences, and from examples in history and even today’s twitter trolls, Kohn uncovers the evolutionary and cultural roots of hate in its most subtle and obvious forms–from implicit bias to racism to genocide. The Opposite of Hate, is a thought-provoking and ultimately hopeful look at one of the most pressing issues of our time.
reconcilable differences: connecting in a disconnected world – angie mcarthur and dawna markova
A remarkable new way to move beyond biases and blind spots, (especially if you don’t think you have any!) so you can communicate more effectively with a friend, lover, relative, or colleague. Reconcilable Differences provides the strategies you need to bridge the gap at the heart of your differences with others.
Results at the top: using gender intelligence to create breakthrough growth – barbara annis
Despite nearly every study done in the past three decades proving companies with women leaders deliver superior performance, the number of women in the C-suites of companies all over the world is noticeably low. Results at the Top, is written for the men who know the value female leaders bring to the table and need a tangible way to get them there.
the soul of money: transforming your relationship with money and life – lynne twist
The Soul of Money, shows us that examining our attitudes toward money– how we earn it, spend it, invest it, and give it away–can offer surprising insight into our lives, our values and the essence of prosperity.