Category: book review

5 most influential books I read in 2018

top 5 influential books i read in 2018

Happy new year everyone! As 2019 comes along, I spent some time to look back at the most influential books that I read in 2018 and below is the top 5 “Sapiens : a brief history of humankind” by Yuval Harari. While this book was published back in 2015, I didn’t read it until 2018.…

Learn to Lead: no one is born a great people manager

John (pseudonym name) is a brilliant specialist working in a consultancy firm. His client loves him. He produces excellent work and presents them brilliantly to senior stakeholders. Because of that, he progresses quickly within the organization, manages a team of five direct reports. After more than a year, things are not looking great. John is working longer hours than before, while his team is afraid of him. He is very intimidating, asking them tough questions without coaching them on how to answer.

Highly recommended “Quiet the power of Introverts” by Susan Cain

I stumbled upon the book “Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking” by Susan Cain a few weeks back and immediately found it hard to stop reading it. She explores the concept of introvert and extrovert through the lenses of history, biology, neurology and culture. This is a well researched…