Smashing Summer Reading List – 2015
Warm weather prerequisites: rest, relaxation, and reading! With the summer season just about on us, we’ve selected our favorite book recommendations for poolside consumption.
The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business – Charles Duhigg: Ever wonder how people form habits? Ever wanted to change your customers’ behaviors? Duhrigg explores the science behind habit formation and how you can harness it to transform your business or your life.
How to Make Sense of Any Mess – Abby Covert: Feeling overwhelmed by increasingly complex business problems? Learn how to break it down with lists, diagrams, and other tools from information architecture.
Yes, And... – Kelly Leonard & Tom Yorton: A toolkit from the famous improv school, The Second City. Discover ways to lead, learn, innovate, increase collaboration, support new ideas, embrace and failure in favor of increased performance.
How to Fly a Horse – Kevin Ashton: An exploration of what defines an innovator, why they meet resistance, and how they overcome it in a tale of how “new” comes to life.
Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions – Dan Airely: We think we’re making smart, rational decision at each turn, but are we, really? Airely explores how our seemingly unreasonable actions are actually quite systematic.