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 and book reviews that will help you do business more effectively and write better for business.
In this post, I point you to lists from Patrick Rhone, Mike Haberman, Mark Pentecost, Jessica Stillman, and Dan Rockwell.
“Most of the books on this year’s list have been generous gifts from readers like you form my Amazon Wishlist. I really, really, appreciate those who sent them.”
Thanks to Michael Wade for pointing me to this list.
“What will you be reading in 2018? by Michael Haberman on January 3, 2018 · 0 comments I read a great deal. Articles, news stories, periodicals, newsletters, and blogs are the methods of my learning and the fodder for my own blog posts. I also read books. I try to read a variety of books, not just business or HR books. I am of the school of thought that the more widely read you are the ‘wiser’ you can become. I read a variety of fiction books. I started off by reading Dan Brown’s new novel about…”
“I find that one of the best ways to continue to learn is through reading. Through the years, I’ve come across a few books that have shaped my path from teacher and coach to entrepreneur and CEO of a multimillion-dollar company. These books help me as an executive, and I believe that every executive and entrepreneur should read them at least once in his or her lifetime. Here are my top seven book suggestions for every executive out there:”
“Just got promoted to your first leadership role? Here’s what you need to read now.”
“Great books inspire you to think your own thoughts.”
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 Skip Prichard’s Leadership Insights.