Over the years, I have collected book recommendations from friends, colleagues, and mentors. No – I have not read all of these yet, but I plan to! I attempted to group them together, but the truth is that a LOT of these spill over into many categories. Check out the links to my posts!
HBR’s 10 Must Reads (HBR’s 10 Must Reads), Harvard Business Review
– Emotional Intelligence
– The Essentials
– Change Management
– Managing People
– Managing Yourself
Awakenings, Sacks, Oliver
The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference, Gladwell, Malcolm
Contagious: Why Things Catch On, Berger, Jonah
Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard, Chip Heath
Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking, Gladwell, Malcolm
Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die, Heath, Chip
Thinking, Fast and Slow, Kahneman, Daniel
Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking, Cain, Susan
Outliers: The Story of Success, Gladwell, Malcolm
An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness, Jamison, Kay Redfield
Lectures on the History of Political Philosophy, Rawls, John
Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In, Fisher, Roger
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change,Covey, Stephen R.
Start with Why
: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action, Sinek, Simon
The Sense of Structure: Writing from the Reader’s Perspective, Gopen, George
How to Write a Lot: A Practical Guide to Productive Academic Writing, Silvia, Paul J.
The Anatomy of Hope: How People Prevail in the Face of Illness, Groopman, Jerome
How We Die: Reflections of Life’s Final Chapter, New Edition, Nuland, Sherwin B.
Better: A Surgeon’s Notes on Performance, Gawande, Atul
How Doctors Think, Groopman, Jerome
The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right, Gawande, Atul
How We Live, Nuland, Sherwin B.
Your Medical Mind: How to Decide What Is Right for You, Groopman, Jerome
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, Skloot, Rebecca
Complications: A Surgeon’s Notes on an Imperfect Science, Gawande, Atul
The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American
Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures (FSG Classics), Fadiman, Anne
Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End, Gawande, Atul
Critical Decisions: How You and Your Doctor Can Make the Right Medical
Choices Together, Ubel, Peter A.
Just Health: Meeting Health Needs Fairly, Daniels, Norman
Tracking Medicine: A Researcher’s Quest to Understand Health Care, Wennberg, John
Unfinished Business: Women Men Work Family, Slaughter, Anne-Marie
Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead, Sandberg, Sheryl
Yes Please, Poehler, Amy
The Confidence Code: The Science and Art of Self-Assurance-What Women Should Know, Kay, Katty
The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap, Taibbi, Matt
Chances Are: Adventures in Probability, Kaplan, Michael
The American Health Care Paradox: Why Spending More is Getting Us Less, Bradley, Elizabeth H.
Pricing Life: Why It’s Time for Health Care Rationing (Basic Bioethics), Ubel, Peter A.
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