Recommended Business Books
Some recommended books for negotiation, women’s issues, business, and work/life balance.
Women Don’t Ask by Linda Babcock and Sara Laschever
Combining fascinating research with revealing commentary from hundreds of women, this groundbreaking book explores the personal and societal reasons women seldom ask for what they need, want, and deserve at home and at work — and shows how they can develop this crucial skill.
Pushback by Selena Rezvani
Top leadership consultant Selena Rezvani argues that self-advocacy is critical to success. Yet women initiate negotiations four times less often than men, resulting in getting less of what they want — promotion opportunities, plum assignments, and higher pay.
The Well-Spoken Woman by Christine K. Jahnke
Christine K. Jahnke, one of the nation’s premier speech coaches, details the techniques of successful women to help improve their presentation and public speaking skills. You’ll learn how to present your best self in meetings, TV studios, conferences, classrooms, and YouTube.
Knowing Your Value by Mika Brzezinski
Women have long been overlooked and under-compensated, and while improving, the value placed on women vs. their male counterparts is still consistently unbalanced. Brzezinski takes an in-depth look at how women today achieve their deserved recognition and financial worth.
Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead by Sheryl Sandberg
Women’s voices are still not being heard equally in the decisions that affect them most. Sandberg examines why progress in achieving leadership roles has stalled, explains the root causes, and offers commonsense solutions that can empower women to achieve their full potential.
The 4-Hour Workweek by Timothy Ferriss
Forget the old concept of retirement. Whether your dream is escaping the rat race, experiencing world travel, earning a monthly five-figure passive income, or just living more and working less, The 4-Hour Workweek is the bible for location-independent entrepreneurs.
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StrengthsFinder 2.0 by Tom Rath
Do you have the opportunity to do what you do best every day? All too often, our natural talents go untapped. From the cradle to the cubicle, we devote more time to fixing our shortcomings than to developing our strengths. StrengthsFinder has helped millions discover their top five talents.
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