We all have them at the office or at home. A book shelf. What are you currently reading? Are there any great books that you would recommend to the chapter?
I have just started Leadership: Theory and Practice, and Cases in Leadership for one of the classes I am taking this semester. I'll report back in a few months with a review of these.
I am looking forward to discussing what you are reading!
I just finished reading Payoff: The Hidden Logic That Shapes Our Motivations, by Dan Ariely (Duke University).
It's about several work-based experiments done to determine how best to motivate employees. Many of the studies showed that money is not a good motivator in the long-term, and that recognition and the ability to view one's success/accomplishments can be far more powerful than a bonus check.
Quick read, it's a TED talk written down in book form, but worth taking a look. If anyone wants to borrow my copy, let me know and I'll bring it to the next member meeting.
I just finished reading Stories that Stick by Kindra Hall.
Some takeaways from it were
Since I read it I've been more aware of storytelling elements in the books I've been reading and conversations I've been having. It was a great read and I highly recommend it.
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