Written by Erin Marshall.
Here are a few handpicked books to help fulfill your New Year’s resolution of reading more often.
The Washington Post has come up with a list of leadership reads coming out early this year.
1. The Right Kind of Crazy by Adam Steltzner, PhD, with William Patrick. Coming out Jan. 12, this novel is written by one of the Jet Propulsion engineers who helped land the Curiosity rover on Mars in 2012. Dr. Steltzner outlines leadership techniques and how years of work led to a successful landing.
2. A Passion for Leadership: Lessons on Change and Reform from Fifty Years of Public Service by Robert M. Gates, PhD. Though he currently serves as chancellor of Williamsburg, Va.-based College of William and Mary, Dr. Gates has led the Department of Defense and the CIA. In this book, out Jan. 19, he gives advice based on lessons learned during his career.
3. The End of Average: How We Succeed in a World That Values Sameness by Todd Rose, PhD. As director of the Mind, Brain and Education program at Cambridge, Mass.-based Harvard Graduate School, Dr. Rose is no stranger to new ideas. In this book, he discusses the importance of uniqueness. The End of Average comes out Jan. 19.
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