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  • Writer's pictureJeffrey Reynolds

COVID-19 Quarantine Reading Recommendations

With social isolation the law of the land right now, you’ve got a great opportunity to catch up on some reading. Here’s a quick list of some non-fiction books you might enjoy:

Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts. Brené Brown has taught us what it means to dare greatly, rise strong, and brave the wilderness. Now, based on new research conducted with leaders, change makers, and culture shifters, she’s showing us how to put those ideas into practice so we can step up and lead.

Interviews from 200+ world leaders form the basis for this groundbreaking tome from Tim Ferriss, the number-one New York Times best-selling author of The 4-Hour Workweek.

The New York Times best seller by the acclaimed, best-selling author of Start With Why and Together Is Better. Now with an expanded chapter and appendix on leading millennials, based on Simon Sinek’s viral video “Millenials in the Workplace” (150+ million views).

Robin DiAngelo’s best-selling book exploring the counterproductive reactions white people have when their assumptions about race are challenged and how these reactions maintain racial inequality.

Chris Voss, a former international hostage negotiator for the FBI, offers a new field-tested approach to high-stakes negotiations – whether in the boardroom or at home.

Ray Dalio, one of the world’s most successful investors and entrepreneurs, shares the unconventional principles that he’s developed, refined, and used over the past 40 years to create unique results in both life and business – and which any person or organization can adopt to help achieve their goals.

In his most ambitious work to date, Thomas L. Friedman shows that we have entered an age of dizzying acceleration – and explains how to live in it.

25 Hours a Day: Going One More to Get What You Want You have big dreams that fire you up, and yet a fear of failure is holding you back. You see the success others have achieved and doubt you could ever do what they’ve done. You tell yourself you lack the smarts, skills, or leadership capabilities to live out your dream, but the truth is, there’s a massive gap between what you think you can do and what you’re actually capable of doing. Nick Bare wants to help you close that gap. 

Based on the highly acclaimed NPR podcast, How I Built This with Guy Raz, this book offers priceless insights and inspiration from the world’s top entrepreneurs on how to start, launch, and build a successful venture.

A game-changing approach to marketing, sales, and advertising.  Seth Godin has taught and inspired millions of entrepreneurs, marketers, leaders, and fans from all walks of life, via his blog, online courses, lectures, and best-selling books. Now, for the first time, Godin offers the core of his marketing wisdom in one compact, accessible, and timeless package. This Is Marketing shows you how to do work you’re proud of, whether you’re a tech start-up founder, a small-business owner, or part of a large corporation.

With any luck, this pandemic will crest and then subside soon, allowing us to return to some semblance of normalcy. Reading or listening to books will send you back to school and work smarter and better prepared for what comes next.

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