Doesn’t Hurt to Ask: Using the Power of Questions to Communicate, Connect, and Persuade – Trey Gowdy

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Former congressman and prosecutor Trey Gowdy teaches you how to effectively communicate and persuade on the issues that matter most to you, drawing on his experience in the courtroom and the halls of Congress. “A must-read for people who want to learn how best to succeed.”—Dana Perino, Fox News host and bestselling author of And the Good News Is . . . You do not need to be in a courtroom to advocate for others. You do not need to be in Congress to champion a cause. ...



The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People – Stephen R. Covey

New York Times bestseller—over 40 million copies sold The #1 Most Influential Business Book of the Twentieth Century One of the most inspiring and impactful books ever written, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People has captivated readers for nearly three decades. It has transformed the lives of presidents and CEOs, educators and parents—millions of people of all ages and occupations. Now, this 30th anniversary edition of the timeless classic commemorates the wisdom of the 7 Habits with modern additions from Sean Covey. The 7 Habits have become ...



You’re About to Make a Terrible Mistake: How Biases Distort Decision-Making and What You Can Do to Fight Them – Olivier Sibony

Discover nine common business decision-making traps — and learn practical tools for avoiding them — in this “masterful,” research-based guide from a professor of strategic thinking. (Daniel Kahneman, author of Thinking, Fast and Slow) We all make decisions all the time. It’s so natural that we hardly stop to think about it. Yet even the smartest and most experienced among us make frequent and predictable errors. So, what makes a good decision? Should we trust our intuitions, and if so, when? How can we avoid being tripped up ...



How Risky Is It, Really?: Why Our Fears Don’t Always Match the Facts – David Ropeik

“Clear, balanced, and lively.” — Steven Pinker, bestselling author of How the Mind Works ARE YOU AFRAID OF THE “RIGHT” RISKS? Do you worry more about radiation from nuclear power or from the sun? Are you more afraid of getting cancer than heart disease? Are you safer talking on your cell phone or using a hands-free device when you drive? Do you think global warming is a serious threat to your health? GET THE FACTS BEHIND YOUR FEARS—AND DISCOVER . . . HOW RISKY IS IT, ...



Do Nothing – Celeste Headlee

“A welcome antidote to our toxic hustle culture of burnout.”—Arianna Huffington “This book is so important and could truly save lives.”—Elizabeth Gilbert “A clarion call to work smarter [and] accomplish more by doing less.”—Adam Grant   We work feverishly to make ourselves happy. So why are we so miserable? Despite our constant search for new ways to optimize our bodies and minds for peak performance, human beings are working more instead of less, living harder not smarter, and becoming more lonely and anxious. We strive ...

The Self-Evolved Leader: Elevate Your Focus and Develop Your People In a World That Refuses to Slow Down – Dave McKeown

A practical guide to help executives and managers at all levels adopt a new way of leading in our fast-moving world. In this easy-to-read yet impactful book, leadership expert Dave McKeown dispels many of leadership mindsets and approaches that are no longer effective in our organizations. In their place he provides a compelling case that leadership should be focused on achieving the team’s common goals and in doing so helping them become the best version of themselves. McKeown outlines the three key steps to make ...



Always Day One: How the Tech Titans Plan to Stay on Top Forever – Alex Kantrowitz

An acclaimed tech reporter reveals the inner workings of Amazon, Facebook, Google, Apple, and Microsoft, showing how to compete with the tech titans using their own playbook. At Amazon, “Day One” is code for inventing like a startup, with little regard for legacy. Day Two is, in Jeff Bezos’s own words, “stasis, followed by irrelevance, followed by excruciating, painful decline, followed by death.” Most companies today are set up for Day Two. They build advantages and defend them fiercely, rather than invent the future. But ...



The Catalyst: How to Change Anyone’s Mind – Jonah Berger

“Jonah Berger is one of those rare thinkers who blends research-based insights with immensely practical guidance. I am grateful to be one of the many who have learned from this master teacher.” —Jim Collins, author Good to Great, coauthor Built to Last From the author of New York Times bestsellers Contagious and Invisible Influence comes a revolutionary approach to changing anyone’s mind. Everyone has something they want to change. Marketers want to change their customers’ minds and leaders want to change organizations. Start-ups want to change industries and nonprofits want to change the world. ...