Book Reviews: Fall Break Reading

Welcome to Fall Break at Fuqua! These 5 easy reads are perfect for downtime.

covey-coverThe Wisdom and Teachings of Stephen R. Covey by Steven R. Covey

The man who recommended this book to me later apologized because the book has more white space than text.  Yet Stephen Covey fans on fall break may enjoy reading his pithy quotes on principles from Accountability to Win-win. Also available as an audiobook.


talk-smartSmart Talk by Lisa B. Marshall
This warm and engaging book demonstrates how to introduce yourself, how to speak tactfully, how to have a difficult conversation and how to use language to influence coworkers, friends and family. Also available as an audiobook.


finerman-rulesFinerman’s Rules by Karen Finerman
Hedge fund CEO and CNBC Fast Money contributor uses her life and career story to dispense advice on getting ahead at work, on managing money and emotions, on taking risks and making decisions.


icarus-deceiveThe Icarus Deception by Seth Godin
Godin’s books are over 200 pages but they are fast reads.  The content gets thinner with every new publication.  This book explains how to follow your dream in the internet economy, about developing the attitude, courage and resilience of an artist. Also available as an audiobook.


blogger-bootBloggers Boot Camp by Charlie White and John Biggs
This beautifully illustrated book shows how to design a blog for millions of followers, providing information on equipment and accessories, what to write about, and how to keep the audience engaged.

© Reviewer: Meg Trauner & Ford Library – Fuqua School of Business.
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