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07/03/13
Recommended Reading on Behaviors and Career Management Issues
Filed under: Interviewing, Position Searching, Job Offer (Situations), Mentoring, Leadership, Mature professionals, Technicians, Observ. Trends, Undergraduate majors, Alternate Career Paths
Posted by: site admin @ 8:46 am

At the end of the Professional Development class an
interested person asked for some additional relevant
reading references.  This is the second listing of outstanding
books that I recommend:  (First)

Tara Bennett-Goleman, Mindwhsipering:  A new map
to freedom from self-defeating emotional habits
 
Harper Collins, NY 2013

Kelly McGonigal, The Willpower Instinct: How self-control
works, why it matters and what you can do to get more of it
 
Avery Penguin NY, 2012

Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen, The New Digital Age: 
Reshaping the Future of People, Nations and Business
,
Alfred A Knopf NY 2013

Douglas Rushkoff, Present Shock When everything happens
now
,
Current Penguin Group NY, 2013

Douglas Hofstadter and Emmanuel Sander,
Surfaces and Essences:  Analogy as the fuel and fire of
thinking, 
Basic Books, Perseus Group, NY, 2013

Guy Kawasaki, Reality Check: The irreverent guide to
outsmarting, outmanaging and out-marketing your
competition
, Portfolio Penguin Group 2008

 Samuel Arbesman, The Half Life of Facts: Why
everything we know has an expiration date

Current of the Penguin Group, 2012

Liz Wiseman Multipliers:  How the best leaders
make everyone smarter, 
Harper Business, NY 2010

Charles Wheelan, Naked Statistics: Stripping the Dread
from the Data,
WW Norton & Co, NY 2013

Daniel Pink, Drive: The Surprising Truth about What
Motivates Us

Riverhead Books, Penguin NY 2009

 Chip Heath and Dan Heath, Switch:  How to change things
when change is hard
, Cengage Learning, Detroit

Clayton Christensen, The Innovator’s Dilemma,
Harper Business 1997, 2000

Sarah Horowitz, Freelandcers Bible, 2012

Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Fooled by Randomness:  the Hidden
role of chance in life and in the markets
, Second Ed.,
RandomHouse, 2004
                                      , Anti-Fragile

Ray Kurzweil, How to Create a mind:  A secret of Human
thought revealed
, Viking, 2012

Frank Partnoy, Wait:  The art and science of delay,
Perseus Book Public Affairs, NY 2012

Keith Ferrazzi, Never Eat Alone:  And other Secrets to
Success, One relationship at a Time,
Currency Doubleday, NY, 2005

Charles Duhigg, The Power of Habit:  Why we do
what we do in life and business
,
Random House, NY 2012

Martin Lindstrom, Brandwashed:  Tricks companies
use to manipulate our minds and persuade us to buy

Crown Business NY, 2011

Dan Ariely, The Honest Truth about Dishonesty:  How
we lie to everyone—especially ourselves
HarperCollinsNY 2012

Christopher Hayes, Twilight of the Elites,
Crown Publishers,
NY 2012

David McRaney, You are not so smart: why you can have
too many friends on Facebook, why your money is
mostly fiction and 46 other ways you are deluding yourself,
Gotham books,
Penguin 2011

Gary Marcus, Guitar Zero: The new Musician and the
Science of Learning,
Penguin Press New York ,
2012

 

 


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