The Best of 2018 – Business and Career Books at Plano Library

Check out the best reviewed business and career books of 2018. They’re all at the Plano Public Library!

The Culture Code: The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups

by Daniel Coyle

“Looks at how culture can be created to help any group transform into a team. He offers examples of what to do and what not to do in order to create an environment of innovation and success.” – Library Journal

Named a Library Journal Best of 2018

When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing

by Daniel H. Pink

“Known for his popular books on motivation and creativity, Pink tackles the science behind how we organize our time and how we should set up the routines of our days.” —Washington Post, 11 Leadership Books to Read in 2018

Great at Work: How Top Performers Do Less, Work Better, and Achieve More

by Morten Hansen

“A refreshingly data-based, clearheaded guide…”—Publishers Weekly

“As a research-based study on becoming a better worker, this will help readers improve their own work performance.”—Booklist

Ask a Manager: How to Navigate Clueless Colleagues, Lunch-Stealing Bosses, and the Rest of Your Life at Work

by Alison Green

“A must-read for anyone who works.” – Booklist (starred review)

Measure What Matters: How Google, Bono, and the Gates Foundation Rock the World with OKRs

by John Doerr

“In order to make tough choices and focus on what matters, businesses need a way to measure what matters. Shares case studies of OKRs (objectives and key results) through the stories of Google and Intel.” – Library Journal

Named a Library Journal Best of 2018

Rebel Talent: Why It Pays to Break the Rules at Work and in Life

by Francesca Gino

“Entertaining and well written, in addition to being informative, this career self-help book won’t put you to sleep and might actually help you out of a rut.” – Library Journal

How Women Rise: Break the 12 Habits Holding You Back from Your Next Raise, Promotion, or Job

by Sally Helgesen and Marshall Goldsmith

“A concise, upbeat guide for women who have grown bored with their positions as well as those new to the professional and leadership roles.” – Kirkus Reviews

Gigged: The End of the Job and the Future of Work

by Sarah Kessler

“Timely…Perhaps the most revealing parts of the book are the stories of real workers in the gig economy.” – The Financial Times

The Job: Work and Its Future in a Time of Radical Change

by Ellen Ruppel Shell

“Ardently optimistic about the prospects for improving people’s working lives regardless of whatever economic changes may come.” – Wall Street Journal

Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup

by John Carreyrou

“A bracing cautionary tale about visionary entrepreneurship gone very wrong.” – Publishers Weekly

Named a Best of 2018 by Library Journal, New York Times, Publishers Weekly, Time, and more.

Crashed: How a Decade of Financial Crises Changed the World

by Adam Tooze

“The most substantial and insightful account yet written of the financial crisis.” – Times Literary Supplement

Named a Library Journal Best of 2018

 

 

 

 

Post Author: Esther Garcia