New year, new reads! What better way to kick off 2018 than with some sage business/life advice? Here are a few of our top picks for newly released and soon-to-be-released books to get your year off on the right foot.
‘Thinking in Bets’ by Annie Duke
Annie Duke, a World Series of Poker champion and celebrity poker player touches on decision making, emotional control, and risk assessment. She uses her poker expertise to delve into the human psyche and provides a lesson in emotional intelligence -the most valuable asset in business. Available February 6.
‘Crushing It’ by Gary Vaynerchuk
Love him or hate him, but you can’t ignore him. Gary Vaynerchuk, known as Gary Vee, is an entrepreneur to be reckoned with. As CEO of Vayner Media and owner of various other ventures, Vaynerchuk is one of the most influential and straight forward CEOs out there and provides daily advice and motivation to his millions of followers on social media. In Crushing It, he continues his raw, timeless advice that will inspire you to get. it. done! Available January 30.
‘Your Best Year Ever’ by Michael Hyatt
Michael Hyatt hits the nail on the head again with this straight forward 5 step plan to, well, have your best year ever! Free of fluff and filler, Hyatt goes straight to the point about putting your goals into action. His advice helps you stay motivated and break free of the things that are holding you back. Available January 2.
‘When to Jump’ by Mike Lewis
Mike Lewis took a traditional career path and worked at Bain because it seemed like the “right thing to do.” Feeling dissatisfied, he left his career to pursue his dream of being a professional squash player. In When to Jump, Lewis inspires others to stop pursuing careers that make them unhappy and go for what they really want in life. Available January 9.
‘Brotopia’ by Emily Chang (Feb. 6)
By now, you’ve surely heard the horror stories about “bro culture” in Silicon Valley and beyond. In Brotopia, Chang draws from her experiences and interviews with men and women (including Sheryl Sandberg and Marissa Mayer) in Silicon Valley to reveal that the glass ceiling is still very much in place. Available February 6.