What books are you planning to read in 2015?
It seems like a daunting task to create a list of books, conferences, and other learning opportunities, but as we begin the year together, it seems having a plan is the best (and only way) to ensure we take growth steps.
One thing: Before you look at my list, I’d love to know what YOU are planning to read. Even better, what have you read that is a MUST READ that I’m missing on my list?
Also, in case you’re wondering, here were my favorite books from 2014!
Here are the books I’m planning to read in 2015.
The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything by Ken Robinson
Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity by David Allen
Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck
Professional Development and Leadership
Small Move, Big Change: Using Microresolutions to Transform Your Life Permanently by Caroline L. Arnold
The Five Most Important Questions You Will Ever Ask About Your Organization by Peter F. Drucker
Out of Our Minds: Learning to be Creative by Ken Robinson
Rapid Results!: How 100-Day Projects Build the Capacity for Large-Scale Change by Robert H. Schaffer
The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles by Steven Pressfield
Think Like a Freak: The Authors of Freakonomics Offer to Retrain Your Brain by Steven D. Levitt
What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions by Randall Munroe
Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy by Eric Metaxas
Unclean: Meditations on Purity, Hospitality, and Mortality by Richard Beck
A Tale of three Kings: A Study in Brokenness by Gene Edwards
A Framework for Understanding Poverty; A Cognitive Approach by Ruby K. Payne
Communication and Preaching
Between Two Worlds: The Challenge of Preaching Today by John R.W. Stott
Saying It Well: Touching Others with Your Words by Charles R. Swindoll
The Humor Code: A Global Search for What Makes Things Funny by Peter McGraw and Joel Warner
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
11/22/63: A Novel by Stephen King
Yes Please by Amy Poehler