By David Lawrence |
Expanding teams and businesses is a rewarding part of recruitment, but it’s not always as easy as we’d like. Knowing how to communicate with others, keep organised and stay inspired is a large part of what makes a company and the individual successful. If you’re feeling like you could use some guidance, we recommend these five self-improvement books…
'How to Win Friends and Influence People’ by Dale Carnegie
This 1936 revelation is full of information that has remained current and relevant for over 70 years! It’s perfect for the career-minded reader, with top tips for human interaction you’ll never fail an interview again! This book should be your first go-to if you want to learn how to get what you want out of personal and working relationships.
'The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People’ by Stephen Covey
This instant bestseller delivers exactly what it says: a powerful list of habits you should adopt to become more successful in business and leisure. It’s the perfect framework for the individual or for those who want to develop new habits as a team!
‘Atomic Habits’ by James Clear
If you love learning new habits, check out this book by James Clear. This book gives you a solid roadmap to achieve your goals in extreme but readable detail. Not only will you learn to form effective new habits, but you’ll learn to break bad ones.
‘Why Your Parents Are Driving You Up the Wall and What To Do About It’ by Dean Burnett
Written by a neuroscientist, it helps explain why teenagers can be so at odds with their parents! Not only does it clue in on the perspectives of the adolescent and the adult, but it provides key information on conversational tactics, for diffusing conflict within families. But don’t just leave this advice at home: the communicative tools in this book will help you in all instances, especially within your working relationships.
The Ride of a Lifetime’ by Robert Iger
This book is less of a lesson and more of a tale of triumph. Take a break from your hard work and relax with the story of Robert Iger, the CEO of The Walt Disney Company and how he overcame challenges to run and transform Disney into what you see today. Get inspired by his results and learn from his methods!