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No matter how big your company is or how successful you are in term of your business, if you have poor personality. Personal Development is the key factor for the balanced successful life and we though why don’t we share some books for the personal development here in our blogs. So here we have collected some books which might be useful for your personal development.
The Virgin Way: If It’s Not Fun, It’s Not Worth Doing
Richard Branson, founder of the British Virgin Group has written so many books useful for entrepreneurs and this one is amazing if you are looking for some touch up in your personal development.
With over 40 years in business, Richard Branson is an inspiring pioneer of humanitarian projects and an iconic business leader. In The Virgin Way: How to Listen, Learn, Laugh and Lead, Richard shares and distils his secrets of leadership and success. Featuring anecdotes from his own business dealings, as well as his observations of many others who have inspired him – from politicians, business leaders, explorers, scientists and philanthropists – Richard reflects on the qualities he feels are essential for success in today’s world.
This is not a conventional book on leadership. There are no rules – but rather the secrets of leadership that he has learned along the way from his days at Virgin Records, to his recent work with The Elders. Whether you’re at the beginning of your career, or head of a Fortune 500 company – this is your guide to being your own CEO (Chief Enabling Officer) and becoming a true leader – not just a boss.
Work Rules!: Insights from Inside Google.
Book from the person who works as the head of Google’s People Operations team .This books basically talks about the human resource management along with work load and various stuff related to the operation of the organization.
The Alliance: Managing Talent in the Networked Age.
It has been written by Reid Hoffman, cofounder of Linkedin, Ben Casnocha and Chris Yeh. It also talks about the various factors of employees in the organization. A New York Times Bestseller Introducing the new, realistic loyalty pact between employer and employee. The employer-employee relationship is broken, and managers face a seemingly impossible dilemma: the old model of guaranteed long-term employment no longer works in a business environment defined by continuous change, but neither does a system in which every employee acts like a free agent. The solution? Stop thinking of employees as either family or as free agents. Think of them instead as allies. As a manager you want your employees to help transform the company for the future. And your employees want the company to help transform their careers for the long term.
Performing Under Pressure: The Science of Doing Your Best When It Matters Most.
Nobody performs better under pressure. Regardless of the task, pressure ruthlessly diminishes our judgment, decision-making, attention, dexterity, and performance in every professional and personal arena. In Performing Under Pressure, Drs. Hendrie Weisinger and J.P. Pawliw-Fry introduce us to the concept of pressure management, offering empirically tested short term and long term solutions to help us overcome the debilitating effects of pressure.
Performing Under Pressure tackles the greatest obstacle to personal success, whether in a sales presentation, at home, on the golf course, interviewing for a job, or performing onstage at Carnegie Hall. Despite sports mythology, no one “rises to the occasion” under pressure and does better than they do in practice. The reality is pressure makes us do worse, and sometimes leads us to fail utterly. But there are things we can do to diminish its effects on our performance