3 business and leadership books for your 2015 summer reading list
Summer reading isn't just for kids. Whether you have a big beach vacation coming up or want to steal away an hour or two on the weekends, we here at New England College of Business recommend adding a business book or two to your summer reading list. Here are three to get you started:
In your business dealings or in everyday life, habits are hard to break and to form. Knowing how habits work can help you finally start using that time management software or help you stop pushing seven-page papers off until midnight. Author Charles Duhigg takes readers on a journey from the nation's largest hospitals to Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz, depicting a new understanding of human habit and its plasticity.
Profit and kindness are not mutually exclusive; a business can be widely successful and unselfish. In “Do the Kind Thing,” Author and CEO of KIND Healthy Snacks Daniel Lubetzky shares practices that shaped KIND's business model, including the transformative philosophy of “AND.” You don't have to give up making the world a better place and doing the right thing to be successful, as our Master of Science in Business Ethics and Compliance students will tell you.
We're always looking for ways to become better students and better professionals. Author Rob Culberson shares how to spice up boring meetings and relax in stressful situations in order to coast to success. An author and motivational speaker, Culberson believes incorporating humor in the workplace is key to employee success. Culberson began his career as a home care social worker for hospice patients.