We've put together a selection of great books that make a valuable addition to your Learning and Development Month reading list. Many of these are books are considered by experts as the best-written books on leadership and personal development today. Each can be found at your local library or purchased online.


by Carol Dweck

World-renowned Stanford University psychologist Carol Dweck, in decades of research on achievement and success, has discovered a truly groundbreaking idea—the power of our mindset.

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Who Moved My Cheese?

by Spencer Johnson

Written by Spencer Johnson, coauthor of The One Minute Manager, this enlightening and amusing story illustrates the vital importance of being able to deal with unexpected change.

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by Daniel H. Pink

Drawing on four decades of scientific research on human motivation, Pink exposes the mismatch between what science knows and what business does—and how that affects every aspect of our lives.

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The New One Minute Manager

by Kenneth H. Blanchard, Spencer Johnson

In their concise, easy-to-read story, they teach readers three very practical secrets about leading others—and explain why these techniques continue to work so well.

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Lean In

by Sheryl Sandberg

In Lean In, Sheryl Sandberg – Facebook COO and one of Fortunemagazine's Most Powerful Women in Business – draws on her own experience and looks at what women can do to help themselves, and make the small changes in their life that can effect change on a more universal scale.

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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

by Stephen R. Covey

In The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, author Stephen R. Covey presents a holistic, integrated, principle-centered approach for solving personal and professional problems.

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