Based on the New York Times best-seller rank for business books in 2016, these are our own recommendations. Most of these books are new and were released earlier this year, with a couple exceptions like Thinking, Fast and Slow and Outliers that have made a recurrence as best selling books in 2016.
Take a look below and maybe pick yourself up a book for reading over Christmas. You can purchase them directly from Amazon.
by Thomas L. Friedman
Written by the 3 times Pulitzer-winning columnist, Thomas Friedman, this book talks about how the accelerating pace of technology, globalisation and climate change are changing the world and what we can do about it.
by Angela Duckworth
The secret to extraordinary success is not talent but exceptional passion and perseverance.
by Daniel Kahneman
This is a phenomenal New York Times bestseller written by Nobel prize winner, Daniel Kahneman. The book explores how our minds make and how we can improve our decisions making process.
by Bill Burnett and Dave Evans
Bill and Dave run a Stanford workshop with the same name and insist that you don’t need to find your passion to design a life you love.
by Charles Duhigg
The power of how we form habits and why we do what we do. Learn how you can change your habit and transform yourself at the same time.
by Malcolm Gladwell
An inspiring book, published in 2009, it still ranks high in the business best-sellers section. Why do some people achieve so much more than others? Can they lie so far out of the ordinary?
by Phil Knight
Learn the story of how Phil Knight started with $50 borrowed from his dad and turned his startup into a multi-billion dollar company. Nike is the ne plus ultra of all start-ups, and the swoosh has become a revolutionary, globe-spanning icon, one of the most ubiquitous and recognisable symbols in the world today.
by Tom Rath
Discover your top talent.
This book is a new and upgraded edition of Gallup’s Now Discover Your Strengths best-seller published in 2001. It comes with a unique access code to an online assessment to help you find your strengths and an action-planning guide for applying them in the next week, month and year.
THE LIFE-CHANGING MAGIC OF TIDYING UP
This #1 New York Times best-selling guide to decluttering your home from Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo takes readers step-by-step through her revolutionary KonMari Method for simplifying, organizing, and storing.
TOGETHER IS BETTER
A little book of inspiration – Simon Sinek stresses the importance of building relationships and living a life together with others.