November 20, 2008

News & Opinion: The CEO of Thomas Nelson Publishers Picks 10

By: 800-CEO-READ @ 7:04 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Michael Hyatt, President & CEO of Thomas Nelson Publishers, has updated his ten favorite business books. They are:
  • Focus: The Future Of Your Company Depends On It by Al Ries, HarperBusiness
  • Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity by David Allen, Penguin Books
  • Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap... and Others Don't by Jim Collins, HarperCollins
  • Love Is the Killer App: How to Win Business and Influence Friends by Tim Sanders, Three Rivers Press
  • Now, Discover Your Strengths by Marcus Buckingham, Free Press
  • Slide:Ology: The Art and Science of Creating Great Presentations by Nancy Duarte, O'Reilly
  • Stress for Success by James E. Loehr & Mark McCormack, Three Rivers Press
  • The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don't Work and What to Do About It by Michael Gerber, HarperCollins
  • Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us by Seth Godin, Portfolio
  • You Are the Message: Getting What You Want by Being Who You Are by Roger Aisles, Doubleday
  • Focus, Love Is the Killer App, Now Discover Your Strengths, Slide: Ology and Tribes are new to the list. The five books bumped from his previous list, put out in January of last year, are:
  • Seven Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey, Free Press
  • Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die by Chip Heath and Dan Heath, Random House
  • Jesus CEO: Using Ancient Wisdom for Visionary Leadership by Laurie Beth Jones, Hyperion
  • Secrets of Power Negotiating: Inside Secrets from a Master Negotiator by Roger Dawson, Career Press
  • The Four Obsessions of an Extraordinary Executive: A Leadership Fable by Patrick M. Lencioni, Jossey-Bass