Check it out! The best reviewed business and career books of 2017

Check out the best reviewed business and career books of 2017. They’re all at the Plano Public Library!

  Adaptive Markets: Financial Evolution at the Speed of Thought by Andrew W. Lo “Mr. Lo makes a convincing argument and he also uses the book to lay out some interesting ideas–such as a huge, diversified fund that would invest in a range of potential cancer treatments.”- The Economist
  Insight : Why We’re Not As Self-Aware As We Think, and How Seeing Ourselves Clearly Helps Us Succeed at Work and in Life by Tasha Eurich “A sprawling exploration of the psychic frailty that leads to self-delusion and self-aggrandizement, and—importantly—a compassionate, helpful guide for avoiding that path (or reversing it).” – Fortune
  Machine, Platform, Crowd: Harnessing Our Digital Future by Andrew McAfee, Erik Brynjolfsson “For an astute romp through important digital trends, Machine | Platform | Crowd is hard to beat. ” – The Economist
  Reset: My Fight for Inclusion and Lasting Change by Ellen Pao “Given all the rightful attention on sexual harassment in the workplace, it is worth revisiting Ellen Pao’s story.  Although she lost her case, she may have won something larger.” – The New York Times
  The Captain Class: The Hidden Force That Creates the World’s Greatest Teams by  Sam Walker “Another well-told book about leadership, one that intelligently masquerades as a book about sports.” – The New York Times
  The One Device: The Secret History of the iPhone by Brian Merchant “A remarkable tale… the story it tells is compelling, even addictive–almost as addictive as the iPhone itself.”―Wall Street Journal
  The Spider Network: The Wild Story of a Math Genius, a Gang of Backstabbing Bankers, and One of the Greatest Scams in Financial History by David Enrich “[Enrich’s] impressive reporting and writing chops are on full display in The Spider Network… From the start, the book reads like a fast-paced John le Carré thriller, and never lets up.” – New York Times Book Review
  Work Pause Thrive: How to Pause for Parenthood without Killing Your Career by Lisen Stromberg “AStromberg provides both a compelling argument and practical steps for taking a pause without sacrificing career or parenthood.” – Booklist

Post Author: Esther Garcia