December 12, 2013
News & Opinion: The 2013 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards Shortlist: Personal Development
Over the course of this week, we will be posting the shortlist selections for our 8 business book categories: General Business, Leadership, Management, Innovation/Creativity, Small Business/Entrepreneurship, Marketing/Sales, Personal Development, Finance. On Monday, December 16th, we'll announce the 8 category winners! In early January, the overall winner of the 2013 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards will be awarded, so stay tuned to The Daily Blog for all the good news.
The selections for the Personal Development category are:
- Before Happiness: The 5 Hidden Keys to Achieving Success, Spreading Happiness, and Sustaining Positive Change by Shawn Achor, Crown Business
- Focus: The Hidden Driver of Excellence by Daniel Goleman, Harper
- Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success by Adam Grant, Viking Books
- Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead by Sheryl Sandberg, Knopf
- Springboard: Launching Your Personal Search for Success by G. Richard Shell, Portfolio
We're giving away 1 set of books--yup, all 5 of these top Personal Development books--to 1 lucky (and randomly chosen) winner! Just leave a blog comment below about which book you are most excited to read first, and how you helped spread the word about the 2013 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards (Twitter? Facebook? Other?) and we'll choose the winner on Monday, December 16th!
About Sally Haldorson
Sally Haldorson's job as 800-CEO-READ’s General Manager is to make 800-CEO-READ a great place to work for our employees, and a consistently high-performing customer service organization for our clients, authors, and our partners in the publishing industry. In addition to her General Manager duties ensuring collaboration, integration, and quality, she reads, writes, reviews, curates, and edits for the company. Helping craft The 100 Best Business Books of All Time used parts of both skill sets. Outside of work, she is most likely to be found hitting a tennis ball around or hanging out with her boys (husband, child, dog) at home.