With local hints in New Hampshire and the recent news of an increased national deficit of 17%, an economic downturn is creeping up in the United States. Whether you are unemployed/in-between jobs, on sabbatical, or currently working while hopeful for change, the list below provides many life-shaping reads. The following have provided guidance in my professional and personal lives:
Berger, J. (2017). Invisible influence: The hidden forces that shape behavior. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster.
Gallos, J. V. (Ed.). (2008). Business leadership: A Jossey-Bass Reader (2nd ed.). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
From the above reference, these articles have been the most impactful to my business acumen:
George, W. (2003). Authentic leadership: Rediscovering the secrets to creating lasting value. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
Goleman, D. (1994). Emotional intelligence. New York, NY: Bantam Books.
Harvard Business Review (2011). HBR’s 10 must reads: On managing yourself. Boston, MA: Harvard Business Review Press.
Hunt, E. K. (2002). History of economic thought: A critical perspective. New York, NY: M.E. Sharpe.
Lencioni, P. M. (2012). The advantage: Why organizational health trumps everything else in business. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
Markova, D. & McArthur, A. (2015). Collaborative intelligence: Thinking with people who think differently. New York, NY: Spiegel & Grau.
McKnight, J. (1995). The careless society: Community and its counterfeits. New York, NY: Basic Books.
Shipler, D. K. (2005). The working poor: Invisible in America. New York, NY: Vintage Books.