Stephen King says that if you want to be a writer, there are two things you must do: read a lot and write a lot. This is about the “read a lot” part. I include reading lists that will help you do business more effectively and write better for business.
In this post I point you to reading recommendations from TED speakers, McKinsey & Company, and Suzi McAlpine.
“TED compiled an epic list of 40 summer reads recommended by their speakers. No matter what your interest — fiction or nonfiction, short and sweet or long and lengthy, recent New York Times bestseller or a timeless classic — there’s something on the list that will pique your interest. Take a gander at the entire list on the TED blog, or check out a selected few below from entrepreneurs, designers, creatives and tech thought leaders.”
“Leaders of some of the world’s biggest organizations reveal which books will keep them occupied in the coming months.”
From Suzi mcAlpine: Why every leader needs to read ‘The Coaching Habit’ (with or without a pina colada)
“Whenever I start coaching an executive, I recommend several leadership books – a sort of ‘textbook list’ like your professor doled out when you rocked up in your first year at University. This book list currently includes:”
Reading recommendations are a regular feature of this blog. Want more recommendations about what to read? Check out my Three Star Leadership blog, Michael McKinney’s LeadingBlog, and Bob Morris’ Blogging on Business.