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The 5 Business Books to Read in 2018 for Self-Development 23rd Jan 2018

Did this year’s New Year Resolutions include reading more books? If so, why not start by adding the below business related books to give your professional side a boost?

1.       Your Best Year Ever by Michael Hyatt

This book is about effective goal setting and ways to achieve those goals, both in your personal and professional life. The essential idea is to stop getting stuck in the day-to-day work and try to accomplish what really matters in terms of achieving your goals. Thanks to this research driven methodology by Michael Hyatt, you will learn three simple ways to triple the likelihood of achieving your goals and what to do when you feel stuck. Find the book here.  

2.       When to Jump by Mike Lewis

This is already on the top of a lot of people’s must-read in 2018 list. Mike Lewis, who was a 24-year old graduate took a job at Bain because a prestigious corporate career seemed like the right thing to do. However, he realised that this wasn’t his real passion so he decided to follow his passion to become a squash player. This book is great for those who need a sign showing them when the right time to make a career change is.  It also features comments on how he felt and thought whilst he was making the change which is definitely an inspirational guideline for those going through the same path. Also, the foreword by Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg is not to miss! Order it here.        

3.  Brave Leadership:  Unleash Your Most Confident, Powerful, and Authentic Self to Get the Results You Need by Kimberly Davis

There are so many articles and books written on how a leader should behave. Most of the times, people acquire a different persona to act like how a leader is expected behave. However, to be a real leader you should embrace your own personality and reflect it in the most effective way to lead your team. In her book, Kimberly Davis portrays ways on how to genuinely connect and influence people, with results that will make both you and your team satisfied. Order Brave Leadership here.    

4.     The CEO Next Door:  The 4 Behaviors That Transform Ordinary People into World-Class Leaders by Elena Botelho and Kim Powell

This book that is due to come out on 6th of March by Botelho and Powell answers the everlasting question; what makes a great CEO? After quite a lot of research and data analysis, the authors’ verdict is that education and networks are obviously crucial but what truly matters are 4 behaviours that “transform ordinary people into world-class leaders”. Pre-order the book here not to miss it!  

5.       The Culture Code: The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups by Daniel Coyle

What do great corporate teams such as Pixar, Google and San Antonio Spurs basketball team have in common? According to Daniel Coyle it’s their great team building skills. The Culture Code goes in some of the most effective organisations in the world and tries to understand what makes them the greatest names in their fields. A must read if you’re looking to improve your team dynamics in 2018! Coming out on 1st of February!    

These were our top 5 book choices to start 2018 off. Do you have any other business motivation book on your list? Tweet us your suggestions!

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