6 books on the list
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When Women Lead
What They Achieve, Why They Succeed, and How We Can Learn from Them
Discover the groundbreaking insights and stories from over 60 female CEOs and leaders in When Women Lead. CNBC's Julia Boorstin blends research and narrative to reveal key commonalities and characteristics that help top female leaders thrive, innovate, grow businesses, and navigate crises. By utilizing overlooked strengths, like vulnerability and empathy, women have disrupted industries and made massive profits. This essential resource for anyone in the workplace offers a new, inclusive vision for leadership and the future of business. Featuring interviews with Katrina Lake, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jenn Hyman, Whitney Wolfe Herd, Lena Waithe, Shivani Siroya, Julia Collins, and more.
As a father of two daughters i found this book as pertinent about their future as any i have ever read.... – source
The Last Platoon
A Novel of the Afghanistan War
In "The Last Platoon," follow a small team of CIA operatives and Marines as they protect a base in Afghanistan's most violent province, Helmand. With drug lords and the Taliban closing in, the platoon must make a last stand while navigating heated politics in Washington. This searing account portrays the realities of war and the moral conflicts and strategic decisions that leaders must face in times of intense pressure.
@BingWest I love love love The Last Platoon, A Novel of the Afghanistan War, Bing's books this novel is the most realistic depiction of how great the grunts are. And Washington? hmmm. Read this book! – source
Winning Now, Winning Later
How Companies Can Succeed in the Short Term While Investing for the Long Term
This book, written by David M. Cote, former CEO of Honeywell International, tackles the challenge of balancing short-term success with long-term growth in corporate America. With competition and investor demands, many leaders sacrifice long-term investments for immediate gains, leading to underperforming companies. Using real-life examples and bold leadership practices, Cote shares his paradigm-shifting method of achieving both short- and long-term goals. This book offers essential principles for winning both today and tomorrow, inspiring readers to think independently and stand up to solely short- or long-term focused investors and managers. Winning Now, Winning Later is a comprehensive solution to a perennial problem, providing readers with a go-to guide for leaving an enduring legacy of success.
You looking for something to read as the summer moves along? Try Winning Now Winning Later, by Dave Cote who took Honeywell to amazing heights when others accomplished almost nothing in the industrial space (GE) it's a brilliant book and also incredible humorous! – source
The Power of Business as the Greatest Platform for Change
Discover the secrets to building a world-class culture and model for leadership in Trailblazer. Marc Benioff, founder and CEO of Salesforce, shares how values such as trust, customer success, innovation, and equality create a resilient company culture and the most powerful engine of success. Learn how these values come to life and empower every employee to do their best work, and gain insights and best practices for anyone who wants to adapt their culture to thrive in the face of inevitable disruption. Become a powerful agent of change in any workplace with Trailblazer.
I love this book and have already used it as the basis for several @MadMoneyOnCNBC segments and a talk to young entrepreneurs !!! – source
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Crime and Punishment
A destitute former student commits a random murder in St. Petersburg and believes he is a great man acting beyond moral law. As he plays a dangerous game with police, his conscience grows louder and guilt tightens around his neck. Only a downtrodden prostitute can offer him redemption.
It would take you more than a weekend to bank out Crime and Punishment! Great book, though – source
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Fear and Loathing
On the Campaign Trail '72
Delve into the 1972 election campaign of President Richard M. Nixon with these hilarious, terrifying, and insightful articles written by Hunter S. Thompson for Rolling Stone magazine. Covering the Democratic Party's primaries and the breakdown of the national party, Thompson's drug-addled alacrity and incisive wit provide a gonzo perspective that is eerily prophetic. Get ready for a compulsively readable ride through the race for the presidency.
Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail was a most amazing book... Total Gonzo! Must read for all!!! – source