You are watching the Book Club! Every Wednesday we handpick the best books to improve your life. Welcome to ALUX.com! The place where future billionaires come to get inspired. If you’re not subscribed yet, you’re missing out! Hello Aluxers and welcome back! It brings us great joy to have here with us as we list another set of books that’ll further improve your life. Today we’re taking a look at the best books on the market you can use to upgrade your managing skills. Management represents the process of dealing with or controlling things or people. That includes yourself as well!
If you can’t manage yourself, we’re pretty sure you’re not gonna do such a great job managing others. Whenever you hear someone talking about managing skills, you should know that there are quite of few of them out there; delegating, organizing, problem-solving, communication skills and we could go on and on. Being open to new strategies and concepts and consistently working on your skills will almost always guarantee your success. But I won’t keep you waiting any longer let’s get straight to the list. Here it is! There are many issues plaguing the workplaces in our society causing distress and unhappiness to those in that environment. Pink felt the need to address these problems talking about innovative solutions, some companies came up with, to create a more positive office culture and retain employees. He also talks about the main incentives behind the drive and determination of an employee, saying that money, as an extrinsic motivator can sometimes fail to get the desired result out of an employee Using real-life research and examples, the author has done a splendid job walking readers through each of these concepts and why they’re essential in the business world. You can, also, find out what Daniel H. Pink thinks about in his book if you go to the link in the description and purchase the book for 12 dollars and 23 cents. Or head go to alux.com/freebook and sign up if it’s your first time you’ll get the audio copy of this book for free. Thanks to our partners at audible. The idea in Thaler’s book revolves around subtle changes, based on psychology and behavioral economics research, that can influence the decision-making process of an individual. To better lead, those around you, understanding how small changes can positively impact their thoughts and decisions, will prove to be of great value. Originals is all about how people can promote ideas, fight conformity and encourage unique thinking. One side of being a great manager is about creating a great culture in which your employees can shine, think creatively and speak their mind. Reading this book will take you on an exciting journey of groundbreaking insights about rejecting conformity and improve the status quo. This book is about the principles of self-management or, a more fancy way of putting it personal leadership. Drucker presents a method that will show you what you are doing or failing to do, that deprives you of the full potential of your strengths. Overall, it identifies the elusive questions you need to ask yourself to gain the key insights for taking charge of your professional life. In her book, Annie Duke details how to cultivate a cool, collected mindset for making decisions under pressure and a little in the dark. Drawing from personal experience and wisdom, the author believes that it’s very beneficial to have the mind of a professional poker player, as it’ll lead you to better risk assessment and emotional control. This best-seller presents a clear, simple story about a young man who wants to become an effective manager. It’s a classic parable which reveals 3 practical secrets essential for managers; one-minute goals, one-minute praisings and one-minute reprimands, explaining why this continues to works so well today as it did decades ago. In the past few years, there has been a lot of hype around starting a business. Tons of people starting businesses left and right, making it seem like a breeze, but most give up rather quickly and those who don’t fail within 5 years. Ben Horowitz lays out in his book the cold hard truth about the mistakes you can make when running a business and the difficult choices you’ll have to make. Drawing from his experiences, this book will be an invaluable asset, as much to seasoned entrepreneurs as to aspiring ones. Surely you didn’t think we’d forget about this incredibly popular classic! By now, most of you have already heard of this amazing little book that has become a must-read among professionals. Carnegie’s advice focuses on maximizing your interactions with other people, a skill that will be key to your success as a leader. It’ll help instill in yourself the confidence you need to lead, motivate and inspire your employees. If you haven’t read it yet just go to alux.com/freebook, and sign up. You’ll get to download an audio copy of the book free of charge immediately!
All thanks to our partners at Audible. In his book, Collins breaks down techniques you can use to transition your company from good to achieve long term greatness, and how most companies fail to make this transition through a series of case studies. With the help of these studies, he identifies key characteristics that differentiates great companies from good ones and distills these findings into solid guidance he calls level 5 leadership. Although this book was intended for parents and educators it’s principles are very relevant in the business world as well. Dweck suggests that having a growth mindset will lead to greater success; you can inspire those you lead, teach, and love to transform their lives and your own. Having a growth mindset means harnessing skills and talents that will contribute to the development of your character. Speaking of invaluable skills, aluxers, if you want to know some skills to develop that, will pay off forever head over to our dedicated video by clicking or tapping in the top right corner. Moving along with something a little different, we have a novel that raises some key questions about what makes a leader successful. This author perfectly illustrates life in a pre-colonial African village and conveys the disaster of the loss of that world while expanding our understanding of our contemporary reality. This will be a nice break from all the heavy management advice from the previous books so far. Radical candor is an easy practical guide on how to create a better business and a better work environment. Also, it’s a general go-to book for anyone overwhelmed by management and searching for a new perspective. It’s a golden nugget that explains the fact that no one can improve if they don’t know what it is that they’re supposed to fix in the first place, having been told since the beginning that everything is great. Here an author that dives deep into the culture of a very prolific company and figures out what makes them tick. Here, Coyle identified 3 key skills that promote cohesion and cooperation, that you can use in your organization to cultivate innovation and overcome obstacles. This book shares with you, the reader, the secrets for fostering your most authentic self and leadership style According to the author, Bill George, there are 5 vital areas which you need to know and hone to succeed in every professional endeavor you ever go into. In his book, Andy Grove stresses the key skill that is vital for the creation and sustainability of a business, and that is… managing. High output management covers a variety of strategies for creating highly productive teams, illustrating methods of motivation that lead to peak performance. It’ll help you navigate the rough waters of business management and give you the ability to revolutionize the way you work. Well Aluxers that concludes our list of the best management books you could find on the market. Before you take off to that next video that youtube lined up for you we want to know; Tell us about it, and we’ll be right there with you in the comments with you. And , of course, for sticking with us until the end what could that possibly mean… your bonus book! Here it is: This author breaks down the fundamental concepts behind the unique science and teaches you how to become a master at persuasive business. He describes the psychological studies that indicate why and how people come to say ‘’yes’’ instead of refusing out straight from the get-go. It’s also shows you how to effectively apply these findings to your own life to optimize it as you see fit. Thank you for spending some time with us Aluxer! Make sure to subscribe so you never miss a video. If you want more we handpicked these videos you might enjoy or head over to ALUX.com for the best in fine living content on the planet. Be a part of the largest community of luxury enthusiasts in the world and tell your story