Are you a lifelong learner? Are you busy? We’ve got in-depth reviews of great books for you to deepen your grasp of continuous improvement from all perspectives – How to fix things, how to play well with others, how to build a problem-solving culture, how to handle a challenge, how to mentor others or just tell a good story. Reading these book reports provides you with an instant education.
There’s a lot of books out there and not enough time to read them all. But you can get global insights in a New York minute by browsing this growing lineup of resources. This list is for leaders, change agents, Lean Six Sigma practitioners or the eternally curious. Check it out and decide which ones you want in your library…or just keep browsing.
- The Ideal Team Player: How to Recognize and Cultivate The Three Essential Virtues – Patrick Lencioni
- Storytelling at Work: How Moments of Truth on the Job Reveal the Real Business of Life – Mitch Ditkoff
- To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth About Moving Others – Daniel H. Pink
- Ask More: The Power of Questions to Open Doors, Uncover Solutions, and Spark Change – Frank Sesno
- The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More & Change the Way You Lead Forever – Michael Bungay Stanier
- Streamline: A Business Novel – Your Path to Government Efficiency Starts Here – Richard Baron
- We Don’t Make Widgets: Overcoming the Myths That Keep Government From Radically Improving – Ken Miller
- 2 Second Lean: How to Grow People and Build a Lean Culture – Paul Akers
- Clarity First: How Smart Leaders and Organizations Achieve Outstanding Performance – Karen Martin
- The Joy of Lean: Transforming, Leading and Sustaining a Culture of Engaged Team Performance – Dodd Starbird
- Otherwise Engaged: How Leaders Can Get a Firmer Grip on Employee Engagement and Other Key Intangibles – John Guaspari
- The Toyota Way to Service Excellence: Lean Transformation in Service Organizations – Jeffrey K. Liker and Karyn Ross
- Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance – Angela Duckworth
- The Upside of Stress: Why Stress Is Good for You and How to Get Good At It – Kelly McGonigal