If you feel like some reading over the break, here’s what the team is currently reading.

Focus: The Hidden Driver of Excellence

This book shows why high-achievers need all three kinds of focus –  inner, other, and outer focus. Combining cutting-edge research with practical findings, Focus reveals what distinguishes stars from average performers and how you can excel in your life.

The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do, and How to Change

The Power of Habit brings to life a whole new understanding of human nature and its potential for transformation through scientific studies. Along the way, we learn why some people and companies struggle to change, while others seem to remake themselves overnight. Habits aren’t destiny. By harnessing this new science, we can transform our businesses, our communities, and our lives.

Delivering Happiness

Delivering Happiness details the story of Tony Hsieh and his company, Zappos, an example of how thinking long term and following your passions can lead to not just profits, but a happy life for you, your employees, and customers.

The book provides an alternative approach to corporate culture that focuses on the simple concept of making people around you happy, and by doing so, increasing your own happiness.

The Marshmallow Test: Understanding Self-control and How To Master It

The Marshmallow Test explores the nature of willpower. It identifies the cognitive skills and mental mechanisms that enable willpower and shows how these can be applied to challenges in everyday life – from weight control to making significant decisions, and planning for retirement. The Marshmallow Test will change the way we think about who we are and what we can be.

How We Learn

How We Learn shakes up everything we thought we knew about how the brain absorbs and retains information. Filled with powerful stories and practical tips, it gets to the very heart of the learning process; and gives us the keys to reach our very fullest potential.