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Recommended Reading List A-Players

A list of books from one A-Player to another :)

Emotional Equations: Simple Truths for Creating Happiness + Success by Chip Conley

"Rarely has a CEO bared his soul in a book as Chip Conley has in Emotional Equations. This powerfully authentic story makes for a compelling read and an invaluable operating manual for life. Chip's stories are used to create emotional building blocks that define how we can understand and navigate our internal weather and emotions."

Why Managing Sucks and How to Fix It by Jody Thompson & Cali Ressler

Is your talent energized, focused and ready to deliver the results necessary to drive your business? Or do they spend the day flinching at their bosses' attempts to micromanage the minutes of their day? If your organization sounds more like the latter, it's time to transform your workplace.Focusing only on results can differentiate your business from the competition.

Why Work Sucks and How to Fix It by Jody Thompson & Cali Ressler

"If you work, you need this book! Cali and Jody share the secrets of the most radical workplace experiment the Fortune 500 have ever seen. Want 35% greater productivity while going to the movies on a Wednesday afternoon or taking Fridays off? Make the switch from hours to outcomes."

Peak: How Great Companies Get Their Mojo from Maslow by Chip Conley

Despite using the word mojo in the subtitle and citing inspiration he received from 1960s counterculture icon Timothy Leary, this guide to better management isn't for hippies. Yes, Conley started the California boutique hotel chain Joie de Vivre Hospitality with the Phoenix Hotel, once a haven for faded rock stars.

Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us by Dan Pink

Praise for A Whole New Mind: 'My favourite business book.' Thomas L Friedman, author of The World Is Flat --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.

Delivering Happiness: A Path to Profits, Passion, and Purpose by Tony Hsieh

The visionary CEO of Zappos explains how an emphasis on corporate culture can lead to unprecedented success. Pay new employees $2000 to quit. Make customer service the entire company, not just a department. Focus on company culture as the #1 priority. Apply research from the science of happiness to running a business.

We: How to Increase Performance and Profits through Full Engagement by Rudy Karsan & Kevin Kruse

'Karsan and Kruse make their advice actionable for immediate personal and organizational growth...This book is a must read'. (GoDubai, January 2011).