February 2020’s Top Reads

In partnership with getAbstract, Training brings you February’s top three business books recommended to our readers.

More than 11,000 business books are published every year—an overwhelming choice for busy professionals. Therefore, in partnership with getAbstract, Training brings you February’s top three business books recommended to our readers.

“The Book of Gutsy Women. Favorite Stories of Courage and Resilience” by Hillary Rodham Clinton and Chelsea Clinton (Simon & Schuster, 2019, 464 pages, ISBN: 9781501178412; $35)

Hillary Rodham Clinton and Chelsea Clinton continue in print their decades-long conversation about strong, capable ,and brave women, both well known and unknown. The women and girls profiled made a difference in their communities and pioneered future opportunities for all women. An encyclopedic catalog of trailblazing women, this bestseller—which both authors acknowledge is far from comprehensive—will educate, inspire, and entertain readers with its empowering overview of what women can achieve.

Rating (out of 10): 9

“Next Is Now. 5 Steps for Embracing Change—Building a Business that Thrives into the Future” by Lior Arussy (Simon & Schuster, 2018, 256 pages, ISBN: 9781501171451; $27)

People and organizations generally prefer the status quo, but being ordinary gets you nowhere. Companies that drop the status quo and embrace change will rocket past organizations that fear it and end up being irrelevant. Organizational culture strategist Lior Arussy provides a special five-step method for adapting to, managing, and even embracing change. His insightful, commonsense guidance will inspire executives to foster and grow comfortable with change.

Rating (out of 10): 9

“Face to Face. The Art of Human Connection” by Brian Grazer (Simon & Schuster, 2019, 208 pages, ISBN: 9781501147722; $25)

In his bestseller, “A Curious Mind,” Hollywood hit-maker Brian Grazer asserted that curiosity is the secret ingredient that fuels success. He attributes his success to his ability to forge meaningful human connections by looking people in the eyes and practicing the art of face-to-face communication. He develops this theme with stories of his adventures and of working with famous, talented people. Grazer brings you into his “curiosity conversations” with leaders and people of great achievement, including Oprah Winfrey, Bill Gates, and George W. Bush. His engaging, autobiographical tale shows you how to connect for success.

Rating (out of 10): 9

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