Recommended Reading: Best Business Books

Economist CoverThe latest edition of The Economist has a cover article about lifelong learning being one of the most important things you can do to survive in an age of automation. A crucial part of lifelong learning is reading. I hope one of your New Year’s resolutions was to read more.

If you’d like to read more business books, then these two lists of book recommendations are going to be really useful. “Best of” lists are always subjective, of course, but our team at TomorrowToday Global endorses both of these lists. We’ve listed the titles below, but follow the links for even more details (and a few summaries too).

What were your best business books of the last twelve months (let us know, even if they were written some time ago)?

Fast Company’s Best Business Books of 2016

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  • Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Duckworth
  • Competing Against Luck: The Story of Innovation and Customer Choice by Clayton M. Christensen, Karen Dillon, David S. Duncan and Taddy Hall
  • Here’s the Plan: Your Practical, Tactical Guide to Advancing Your Career During Pregnancy and Parenthood by Allyson Downey
  • Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World by Cal Newport
  • Disrupted: My Year in the Startup Bubble by Dan Lyons
  • The Signals Are Talking: Why Today’s Fringe Is Tomorrow’s Mainstream by Amy Webb
  • Whiplash: How to Survive Our Faster Future by Joi Ito and Jeff Howe
  • The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies by Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee
  • The New Alpha: Join the Rising Movement of Influencers and Changemakers Who Are Redefining Leadership by Danielle Harlan
  • The Content Trap: A Strategist’s Guide to Digital Change by Bharat Anand

Source: Fast Company

Medium’s Best Business Books of 2016

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  • Tool of Titans: The Tactics, Routines, and Habits of Billionaires, Icons, and World-Class Performers by Tim Ferriss
  • Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Duckworth
  • I Contain Multitudes by Ed Yong
  • The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds by Michael Lewis
  • Death’s End by Cixin Liu
  • Algorithms to Live By: The Computer Science of Human Decisions by Brian Christian, and Tom Griffiths
  • The Industries of the Future by Alex Ross
  • Wealth, Poverty, and Politics by Thomas Sowell
  • Originals: How non-conformists move the world by Adam Grant
  • The Power of the Other by Henry Cloud
  • Dialogue: The Art of Verbal Action for the Page, Stage, and Screen by Robert McKee
  • Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World by Cal Newport
  • Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike by Phil Knight

Source: Medium

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