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Books We're Reading in July

June 30, 2019 5:54 PM | Kandice Kidd (Administrator)

Deanna recommends:

The Alliance: Managing Talent in the Networked Age

Co-authored by Reid Hoffman, Ben Casnocha, and Chris Yeh 

This book is a quick read, with actionable ideas, for talent managers and leaders who are interested in creating alliances between themselves and their employees in a way that builds relationships and trust. Work relationships that follow this model create a win-win situation that will enable leaders to retain their top talent.

Adriene recommends:

Management Mess to Leadership Success: 30 Challenges to Become the Leader You Would Follow

Scott Jeffrey Miller

This is a great book that not only addresses some great leadership principles, but illustrates both good and bad examples of this in practice. Leadership is challenging and Scott does a great job of sharing the lessons he has learned along the way so that we can learn from his experience. It is a short read, easily accomplished in one sitting with a 30 day plan to practice the challenges.

DJ recommends

Find Your Fit: A Practical Guide to Landing a Job You’ll Love

Sue Kaiden, Editor & Foreword by Dick Bolles

This book was free with the ATD membership. It’s an easy read and a person can easily skip to specific sections, should they choose. The information is all great and, I imagine, helpful, even if you think you have found your fit already. Knowledge from a pool of people was collected to shape this book and there are a number of helpful tools at the end!


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