Suits: A Woman on Wall Street
By Nina Godiwalla
Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In
By Roger Fisher and William L. Ury
Working with Emotional Intelligence
By Daniel Goleman
Happier: Learn the Secrets to Daily Joy and Lasting Fulfillment
By Tal Ben-Shahar
A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future
By Daniel H. Pink
Emotional Intelligence 2.0
By Travis Bradberry and Jean Greaves
Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People
By Mahzarin Banaji and Anthony Greenwald
Search Inside Yourself
By Chade-Meng Tan
Mindset: The New Psychology of Success
By Carol S. Dweck
The 12 Bad Habits That Hold Good People Back
By James Waldroop and Timothy Butler
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Suits: A Woman on Wall Street
By Nina Godiwalla

Suits: A Woman on Wall Street is an insider’s perspective on Godiwalla's experience in banking from an outsider’s point of view of a second-generation Indian woman.  The Los Angeles Times describes Suits as a story told with “alarming detail and considerable humility — it's a tale that will help the reader hone his or her ambition down to a finer, more human point.”  Suits has become required reading for select MBA Leadership courses.

Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In
By Roger Fisher and William L. Ury

Getting to Yes offers a proven, step-by-step strategy for coming to mutually acceptable agreements in every sort of conflict.  It offers readers a straight-forward, universally applicable method for negotiating personal and professional disputes without getting angry-or getting taken.

Working with Emotional Intelligence
By Daniel Goleman

Do you have what it takes to succeed in your career?  The secret of success is not what they taught you in school. What matters most is not IQ, not a business school degree, not even technical know-how or years of expertise. The single most important factor in job performance and advancement is emotional intelligence.

Happier: Learn the Secrets to Daily Joy and Lasting Fulfillment
By Tal Ben-Shahar

In Happier, Ben-Shahar teaches us that happiness isn't as elusive a concept as people think, and it can actually be learned. He provides insight and exercises, prodding reflection in readers while explicating the relationships among happiness, motivation and goals. Though it sounds simple, Ben-Shahar insists on keen self-awareness and purposeful action to overcome entrenched patterns of despondency and/or disbelief. For answer-seekers, this is definitely a good start.

A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future
By Daniel H. Pink
Emotional Intelligence 2.0
By Travis Bradberry and Jean Greaves

Emotional Intelligence 2.0 takes some basic mindful concepts and applies them to the workplace. In today's fast-paced world of competitive corporate environments and turbulent economic conditions, each of us is searching for effective tools that can help us to manage, adapt, and stand out. This book is a wonderful reference for organizational leaders.

Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People
By Mahzarin Banaji and Anthony Greenwald

“Blindspot” is the authors’ metaphor for the portion of the mind that houses hidden biases. Banaji and Greenwald question the extent to which our perceptions of social groups—without our awareness or conscious control—shape our likes and dislikes and our judgments about people’s character, abilities, and potential.

Search Inside Yourself
By Chade-Meng Tan

Here are some highlights from the groundbreaking course offered to Google employees.  It’s a proven method for enhancing mindfulness and emotional intelligence in life and work.

Mindset: The New Psychology of Success
By Carol S. Dweck

Dweck explains why it’s not just our abilities and talent that bring us success–but whether we approach them with a fixed or growth mindset. She makes clear why praising intelligence and ability doesn’t foster self-esteem and lead to accomplishment, but may actually jeopardize success. With the right mindset, we can motivate our kids and help them to raise their grades, as well as reach our own goals–personal and professional. Dweck reveals what all great parents, teachers, CEOs, and athletes already know: how a simple idea about the brain can create a love of learning and a resilience that is the basis of great accomplishment in every area.

The 12 Bad Habits That Hold Good People Back
By James Waldroop and Timothy Butler

Have you ever wondered why some people seem to rise effortlessly to the top, while others are stuck in the same job year after year? Have you ever felt you are falling short of your career potential? Have you wondered if some of the things you do–or don’t do–at work might be hamstringing your ambitions? In The 12 Bad Habits That Hold Good People Back, James Waldroop and Timothy Butler identify the twelve habits that–whether you are a retail clerk or a law firm partner, work in technology or in a factory–are almost guaranteed to hold you back.