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.

1

thank you for being lateTHANK YOU FOR BEING LATE

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.

Buy.
2

GRIT

by Angela Duckworth

The secret to extraordinary success is not talent but exceptional passion and perseverance.

Buy.

 

3

THINKING, FAST AND SLOW

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.

Buy.
4

DESIGNING YOUR LIFE

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.

Buy.
5

HABIT

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.

Buy.
6

OUTLIERS

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?

Buy.
7

SHOE DOG

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.

Buy.
8

STRENGTHS FINDER 2.0

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.

Buy.
9

THE LIFE-CHANGING MAGIC OF TIDYING UP

by Marie Kondo

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.

Buy.
10

TOGETHER IS BETTER

by Simon Sinek

A little book of inspiration – Simon Sinek stresses the importance of building relationships and living a life together with others.

Buy.

 

About The Author

Nicholas Dragolea
Co-Founder & Technical Director

Nick has qualified as a doctor with an MBBS from Brighton and Sussex Medical School in 2015. He also holds a BSc in Management from Imperial College London. He has built a number of successful online businesses and is increasingly interested in medical technology that is going to change the future of healthcare delivery.

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