3 books to bring out the best of yourself at work
Posted on: 03/03/2013, by : Laurence Borel

I haven’t had an awful lot of time to blog recently due to the sheer volume of coursework involved in my marcomms module. I wonder if I still have any readers?

But even though I haven’t been blogging much, I have certainly been reading an awful lot both journals, and books. Without further ado, here are some highly recommended books to bring the best out of you in the work place.

The 48 Laws of Power by Robert Greene. This book is a practical guide for anyone who wants power, observes power, or wants to arm himself against power. The 48 Laws of Power is taught in business management classes and is influential with a wide array of entrepreneurs, musicians, athletes, and movie stars (Thanks Debbie!)

The Start-up of you by LinkedIn c0-founder Reid Hoffman, prompts readers to start thinking of themselves as a start-up. and inspire you to take charge and accountability of your professional career. The authors intertwine interesting historical references and extensive personal experiences to provide a roadmap to transforming your career.

Brain Rules: 12 principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, home and school by John Medina. My academic work is increasingly leading my to look at how the human brain works in relation to advertising messages. Most people do not know how the brain works, and this book offers some interesting insights into how we’re wired. A must read.

Which books have you been reading recently?

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