5 great new business books that aren’t just about business

The business landscape is constantly evolving; what worked well yesterday might not work the same tomorrow. So to keep you sharp and ahead of the pack, here are 5 new books that look at originality, productivity, setting yourself apart from the rest, organization and happiness.

Originals: How Non-conformists Move The World
By Adam Grant

Originals addresses the challenge of improving the world from the perspective of becoming original: choosing to champion novel ideas and values that go against the grain, battle conformity, and buck outdated traditions. How can we originate new ideas, policies, and practices without risking it all?

Smarter Faster Better
By Charles Duhigg

This new book explores the fascinating science of productivity, and why, in today’s world, managing how you think – rather than what you think about – can transform your life. Charles Duhigg takes readers from neurology laboratories to Google’s brainstorming sessions and illustrates how we can all increase productivity in our lives.

The End Of Average: How We Succeed in a World That Values Sameness
By Todd Rose

Harvard scientist Todd Rose shows how our one-size-fits-all world is actually one-size-fits-none. The End of Average shows how success lies in customizing to our individual needs in all aspects of our lives.

Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class On The Art Of Organizing And Tidying Up
By Marie Kondo

Imagine how much easier life would be without all that clutter. Japanese decluttering guru Marie Kondo has revolutionized homes – and lives – across the world. This illustrated guide is sure to Spark Joy in anyone who wants to simplify their life.

Furiously Happy: A Funny Book About Horrible Things
By Jenny Lawson

This is a book about embracing everything that makes us who we are – the beautiful and the flawed – and then using it to find joy in fantastic and outrageous ways. Furiously Happy is about “taking those moments when things are fine and making them amazing.”

 


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