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April 15, 2017 BOOKLIST
Find more Top 10 Business Books
America Needs Talent: Attracting, Educating & Deploying the 21st-Century Workforce. By Jamie Merisotis. 2015.RosettaBooks, $24.95 (9780795345920).
Talent in Merisotis’ world is not some innate ability but the potential every person naturally possesses to contribute to society with his or her unique strength—a lovely variation on the more commodified associations.
Be Your Best Boss: Reinvent Yourself from Employee to Entrepreneur. By William R. Seagraves. 2016. Perigee, $14.95 (9780399175640).
This beginning guide for midcareer start-ups gets right to work on the preparedness aspect (both psychological and mental)of reinventing yourself.
Breaking Through Bias: Communication Techniques for Women to Succeed at Work. By Andrea S. Kramer and Alton B. Harris. 2016. Bibliomotion, $27.95 (9781629561042).
Anyone interested in helping achieve workplace equity has much to gain by reading this eye-opening guide, which gives readers tools for challenging bias.
Do Less, Get More: How to Work Smart and Live Life Your Way. By Shaa Wasmund. 2015. Portfolio, $27.95 (9781591847168).
“Keep things simple” is the mantra of this British public speaker and small-business advocate, who admonishes people to pare down their business and personal lives to the essentials.
How to Make Your Money Last: The Indispensable Retirement Guide. By Jane Bryant Quinn. 2016. Simon & Schuster, $28 (9781476743769).
Quinn is one of the country’s leading commentators on finance, a looked-to and highly regarded columnist who addresses important money concerns—here, retirement plans.
The Introvert Entrepreneur: Amplify Your Strengths and Create Success on Your Own Terms. By Beth L. Buelow. 2015. Perigee, $15.95 (9780399174834).
The author examines the fears, challenges, and opportunities that introverts face in the business world.
The Job Search Navigator: An Expert’s Guide to Getting Hired, Surviving Layoffs, and Building Your Career. By Matt Durfee. 2016. Agate/B2, $17.95 (9781572841857).
Former HR executive and career coach Durfee crosses all his t’s in this very detailed guide to job hunting, millennium style.
Small Data: The Tiny Clues That Uncover Huge Trends. By Martin Lindstrom. 2016. St. Martin’s, $25.99 (9781250080684).
Lindstrom shares how tiny details, which would have been missed if it weren’t for in-person interviews and in-home research across the globe, have made big impacts on international businesses.
What Your Financial Advisor Isn’t Telling You: The 10 Essential Truths You Need to Know about Your Money. By Liz Davidson. 2016. Houghton, $27 (9780544602304).
Davidson takes a highly sensible approach to financial planning, one that draws on her own personal stories and true-to-life case histories.
Works Well with Others: An Outsider’s Guide to Shaking Hands, Shutting Up, Handling Jerks, and Other Crucial Skills in Business That No One Ever Teaches You. By Ross McCammon. 2015. Dutton, $26.95 (9780525955023).
The subtitle says it all, and McCammon’s lessons have the ring of universal applicability and honest truth.
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