From the Northeastern Section of the ACS, focusing on career management and development

January 2022
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Recommended reading on Career Management Issues
Filed under: Interviewing, Position Searching, Networking, Job Offer (Situations), Mentoring, Leadership, Mature professionals, Observ. Trends
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In this week’s class, one card asked:
 Do you have any books that you recommend
that have helped you?

Books I like are

Pier Forni, The Thinking Life, How to thrive
the age of distraction, St. Martins’ Press, NY, 2011

T. Harford, Adapt:  Why success always starts
with failure, Farrar, Strauss and Giroux, New
York, 2011

Roy F. Burmeister and John Tierney Willpower:
rediscovering the greatest human strength,
Penguin Press NY 2011

Steven Greenblatt, The Swerve- how the world
became modern
, Norton and company ny, 2011

Michio Kaku, Physics of the Future:  How
science will shape human destiny and our daily
lives by the year 2100
, Doubleday, 2011

P. Forni, Choosing Civility 2010

Mary C. Gentile, Giving Voice to Values:  How
to speak your mind when you know what’s right,
Yale University Press, New Haven, 2010

Sheena Iyengar, The Art of Choosing, Twelve,
New York, 2010

John C Maxwell, Everyone communicates,
few connect: what the most effective people
do differently
,  Thomas Nelson, Nashville 2010.

Douglas Merrill and James Martin, Getting
organized in the google Era, How to get stuff
out of your head, find it when you need it, and

get it done right
, Broadway Books, NY, 2010

Barabasi Albert-Laszlo , Bursts:  The hidden
pattern behind everything we do
, Dutton 2010

Steven Johnson, Where good ideas come
from:  The natural history of innovation
Riverhead Books, NY 2010

John C. Maxwell, How successful people
, center street NY 2009

John Freeman, The Tyranny of Email,
Scribner,  New York  2009

Jeff Jarvis, What would Google do?   WWGD
HarperCollins 2009, New York

Jonah Lehrer, How we decide,  Houghton
Mifflin, Harcourt, Boston, 2009.

Pier Forni, The civility Solution:  What to
do when people are rude

Malcolm Galdwell, Blink

G Smart and R Street, Who:  The A method for hiring ,
Ballantine Books New York, 2008 ghSMART

Ori Bromfman and Rom Bramfman, Sway :
The irresistible pull of irrational behavior
Doubleday NY,  2008

Malcolm Gladwell, Outliers Little Brown
and Co., NY, 2008

Margaret Visser, The gift of thanks:  the
roots and rituals of gratitude
; Houghton
Mifflin, Boston, 2008

Peggy Klaus, The hard truth about soft skills:
workplace lessons smart people wish they’d

learned sooner
, Collins, 2007

Chip Heath and Dan Heath, Made to Stick,
Random House New York, 2007

H Gardiner, Five Minds for the Future,
Harvard Business School , Boston, 2007

Gary Hamel and Bill Breen, The Future of
Harvard Business School
Press, Boston 2007

Chris Anderson, The Long Tail:  Why is the
future of business the selling more of less
Hyperion New York, 2006

Peter Senge, The Fifth discipline:  The art and
practice of the learning organization
Currency Doubleday, New York, 2006

Jacqueline Whitmore, Business Class
etiquette essentials for success at work
St. Martin’s press, New York, 2005

T H Davenport, Thinking for a Living:
How to get better performance and results

from knowledge worker
, Harvard Business
School, Boston, 2005.

Howard Gardner, Changing Minds: the
art and science of changing our own and

other people’s minds
,  Harvard
business school press, Boston, MA, 2004

Leil Lowndes, How to Talk to Anyone
92 tips
, McGraw Hill New York,  2003

Rosabeth Moss Kanter, Confidence How winning
streaks and losing streaks begin and end
, Crown
Business NY, 2004,

Albert-Laszlo Barabasi,  Linked:  The new
science of networks
Perseus Publishing
Cambridge, MA  2002

Stephen R. Covey, The 8th Habit,:  From Effectiveness
to Greatness

Malcolm Gladwell, Tipping Point

Robert Leamnson, Thinking about teaching
and learning
, Stylus, Sterling VA, 1999

John C. Maxwell, Talent is not enough

B. Joseph Pine and James E. Gilmore, The
Experience Economy:  Work is Theatre &

Every Business a Stage
by Harvard
Business School Press, Boston MA, 1999

Ken Blanchard and Terry Waghorn, Mission
Possible: Becoming a world-class organization

while there’s still time
, McGraw-Hill New
York, 1997

Hal Urban, Life’s greatest lessons—20 things that
really matter
,  Hal Urban, Fireside Books 1993.

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