Looking for inspirational books to help you reach your ‘hire purpose’? Look no further than our editor’s picks for to add to your book list.
All of the books below are available for purchase on Amazon.com.
1. Give and Take
By Adam Grant
Are you a giver or a taker? This book, written by an award-winning researcher and Wharton’s highest-rated professor, explores why ‘givers’ in life and business ultimately succeed. Insightful and thought-provoking, this book offers a view from the top of the corporate ladder.
By Angela Duckworth
This New York Times bestseller identifies a common character trait all successful people possess. Written by a highly regarded researcher and professor, this book examines what it takes to increase your “grit” in life to achieve your own goals.
3. Option B
By Sheryl Sandberg
We’d be remiss not to include this book from Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg. Written with esteemed Wharton professor Adam Grant (who wrote book No. 1 on our list), this memoir offers personal insights from Sandberg on how to overcome adversity and celebrate resilience.
4. Start With Why
By Simon Sinek
Author Simon Sinek is regarded as one of the most influential motivators of our time. This book explores the common traits all great leaders have in common. Sinek takes an inquisitive approach to determine why products become global companies; why ideas become mass movements; and more. If you’re new to leadership books, start with this one: Start With Why.
5. Own It
By Sallie Krawcheck
Written by the Co-Founder and CEO of Ellevest, a digital investment platform for women, Sallie Krawcheck offers insightful tips and advice for women looking to advance in their careers. Women in the workplace are climbing the ranks now more than ever, and it’s time to Own It.