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. Here are business book reading lists from Gary Hamel and David Creelman.
“Gary Hamel, Visiting Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at LBS, selects writings that have inspired him. ‘These books challenge us to rethink how we lead, manage and organise,’ he says. ‘They’re not all new, but they’re all profound.'”
From Michael Bungay Stanier: David Creelman’s Five Essential Books for Understanding the Future of Work
“I’ve often said that the people I most like to hang out with are those who make me think and make me laugh. (I’ll take either, but if I get both I’m engaged in both heart and head). David Creelman gets two ticks on this particular scale. He is also one of Canada’s foremost leaders on human capital management, and I’m pleased that he has agreed to share his five essential books for understanding the future of work…”