5 interesting and insightful books for your 2017 holiday reading list

If you’re wondering what books to curl up with under a blanket this holiday season or just looking for a recommendations to add into your reading list for something nice to read in the holidays, I’ve got something for you !

I recently recommended them to friends and family in conversations as the best holiday reads in the category of business so thought I must share it here with as many of  you as i can !

These are 5 easy to follow and super engrossing books to add into your reading list if you’ve not already frozen one !! (I still recommend you to squeeze in “The power of moments” if you can !)

1. Burndown : Better way to build products by David Cancel and Matt Bilotti

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Written by Drift founder and ex- Hubspot chief product officer David Cancel and Matt Bilotti, this approximately 50 page book talks about how teams can achieve more with the Burndown framework. Quick  read for those with a business inclination or wanting to work on their team’s efficacy and productivity.

2. ‘The Score Takes Care of Itself’ by Bill Walsh with Steve Jamison and Craig Walsh



This amazing book written based on a series of interviews NFL legend – Bill Walsh gave before his death inspire leadership like never before. He teaches you how leadership on a footballfield is the same as in a multinational conglomerate or a local grocery store.

3. Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth and Happiness

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We face hundreds of decisions everyday – one chocolate or two, should i eat that burger or not ?, should i skip gym for today? – Not all decisions we make are right for us. This book talks from the angle of psychology mixed with behavioural economics in a super jolly way to help us decide whats best for us -all the time!

They have some interesting recommendations in 5 areas – finance, health, the environment, schools, and marriage.Could be one of the nicest books in your reading list these holidays!

4. The Power of Moments: Why Certain Experiences Have Extraordinary Impact by Chip Heath and Dan Heath

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What if a teacher could design a lesson that he knew his students would remember twenty years later? What if a doctor or nurse knew how to orchestrate moments that would bring more comfort to patients? What if you had a better sense of how to create memories that matter for your children?

This book tells you the answers !! (which is why I suggest you add this to your reading list without fail )

5. The Driver in the Driverless Car: How Our Technology Choices Will Create the Future by Vivek Wadhawa and Alex salkever

In times when computers are composing music and beating champions at Chess , what does the technology of tomorrow hold for us?


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