Career and Relationship Books

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The First 90 Days

Proven Strategies for Getting Up to Speed Faster and Smarter, Updated and Expanded Hardcover – May 14, 2013

Named one of 100 Leadership & Success Books to Read in a Lifetime by Amazon Editors

The world’s most trusted guide for leaders in transition

Transitions are a critical time for leaders. In fact, most agree that moving into a new role is the biggest challenge a manager will face. While transitions offer a chance to start fresh and make needed changes in an organization, they also place leaders in a position of acute vulnerability. Missteps made during the crucial first three months in a new role can jeopardize or even derail your success.

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Atomic Habits

An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones Hardcover – October 16, 2018

The #1 New York Times bestseller. Over 2 million copies sold!

Tiny Changes, Remarkable Results

No matter your goals, Atomic Habits offers a proven framework for improving--every day. James Clear, one of the world's leading experts on habit formation, reveals practical strategies that will teach you exactly how to form good habits, break bad ones, and master the tiny behaviors that lead to remarkable results.

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Rise

3 Practical Steps for Advancing Your Career, Standing Out as a Leader, and Liking Your Life Kindle Edition

A straight-shooting Silicon Valley executive reveals insider career strategies to becoming a great leader, developing your network, succeeding without wasting time, and managing trade-offs between your work and life so your life works.

Patty Azzarello became the youngest general manager at Hewlett-Packard at age thirty-three, ran a $1 billion software business at thirty-five, and became a CEO at thirty-eight-all without turning into a self-centered, miserable jerk. In Rise, Azzarello shares the insider secrets to advancing your career (while having a life) in three practical steps:

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Getting More

How You Can Negotiate to Succeed in Work and Life Paperback – August 14, 2012

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Learn the negotiation model used by Google to train employees worldwide, U.S. Special Ops to promote stability globally (“this stuff saves lives”), and families to forge better relationships.

A 20% discount on an item already on sale. A four-year-old willingly brushes his/her teeth and goes to bed. A vacationing couple gets on a flight that has left the gate. $5 million more for a small business; a billion dollars at a big one.

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Mindset

The New Psychology of Success Paperback – Illustrated, December 26, 2007

The updated edition of the bestselling book that has changed millions of lives with its insights into the growth mindset


“Through clever research studies and engaging writing, Dweck illuminates how our beliefs about our capabilities exert tremendous influence on how we learn and which paths we take in life.”—Bill Gates, GatesNotes

After decades of research, world-renowned Stanford University psychologist Carol S. Dweck, Ph.D., discovered a simple but groundbreaking idea: the power of mindset. In this brilliant book, she shows how success in school, work, sports, the arts, and almost every area of human endeavor can be dramatically influenced by how we think about our talents and abilities.

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Never Split the Difference

Negotiating As If Your Life Depended On It Hardcover – May 17, 2016

A former international hostage negotiator for the FBI offers a new, field-tested approach to high-stakes negotiations―whether in the boardroom or at home.

** A Wall Street Journal Bestseller **

After a stint policing the rough streets of Kansas City, Missouri, Chris Voss joined the FBI, where his career as a hostage negotiator brought him face-to-face with a range of criminals, including bank robbers and terrorists. 

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Thanks for the Feedback

The Science and Art of Receiving Feedback Well Paperback – March 31, 2015

The coauthors of the New York Times–bestselling Difficult Conversations take on the toughest topic of all: how we see ourselves

Douglas Stone and Sheila Heen have spent the past fifteen years working with corporations, nonprofits, governments, and families to determine what helps us learn and what gets in our way. In Thanks for the Feedback, they explain why receiving feedback is so crucial yet so challenging, offering a simple framework and powerful tools to help us take on life’s blizzard of offhand comments, annual evaluations, and unsolicited input with curiosity and grace.

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Brag!

The Art of Tooting Your Own Horn without Blowing It Paperback – May 1, 2004

The renowned communication expert's subtle but effective plan for selling your best asset - yourself - without turning off those you're trying to impress.

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How to Win Friends & Influence People

Paperback – October 1, 1998

You can go after the job you want—and get it!

You can take the job you have—and improve it!

You can take any situation—and make it work for you!

Dale Carnegie’s rock-solid, time-tested advice has carried countless people up the ladder of success in their business and personal lives. One of the most groundbreaking and timeless bestsellers of all time.

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Give and Take

Why Helping Others Drives Our Success Paperback – March 25, 2014

A groundbreaking look at why our interactions with others hold the key to success, from the bestselling author of Originals

For generations, we have focused on the individual drivers of success: passion, hard work, talent, and luck. But in today’s dramatically reconfigured world, success is increasingly dependent on how we interact with others.

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11 Networking Books That Will Help Your Personal Brand Grow

These books demonstrate that it's not about how many people you know; it's about how well you know them.

After writing my first book, Top of Mind, I learned more than ever that developing deep, meaningful business relationships is the cornerstone to success. With these connections, quality matters more than quantity -- it's all about creating a lasting relationship that fuels idea sharing, other connections, and genuine support for each other's initiatives.

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How to Get Promoted

Strategies for Moving Up the Corporate Ladder

Ever wonder how everyone else keeps getting promoted, but you keep being left behind? You don't have to wonder any longer. The good news is, the entire process is not as mysterious as it seems from the outside. It just takes time and commitment. 

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Emotional Intelligence

Why It Can Matter More Than IQ Paperback – September 27, 2005

#1 BESTSELLER • The groundbreaking book that redefines what it means to be smart, with a new introduction by the author

“A thoughtfully written, persuasive account explaining emotional intelligence and why it can be crucial.”—USA Today

Everyone knows that high IQ is no guarantee of success, happiness, or virtue, but until Emotional Intelligence, we could only guess why. Daniel Goleman's brilliant report from the frontiers of psychology and neuroscience offers startling new insight into our “two minds”—the rational and the emotional—and how they together shape our destiny.

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Emotional Intelligence 2.0

Hardcover – June 16, 2009

In today's fast-paced world of competitive workplaces and turbulent economic conditions, each of us is searching for effective tools that can help us to manage, adapt, and strike out ahead of the pack.

By now, emotional intelligence (EQ) needs little introduction—it’s no secret that EQ is critical to your success. But knowing what EQ is and knowing how to use it to improve your life are two very different things.

Emotional Intelligence 2.0 delivers a step-by-step program for increasing your EQ via four, core EQ skills that enable you to achieve your fullest potential: