Books to help you broaden your mind
No matter the age or career, learning never stops and books provide a wealth of knowledge that can help us to manage our money, daily routines and provide a new perspective on an array of subjects. We have found our favourite picks of the month to huddle up in a nook and read as the weather gets a bit cooler.
Fake: Fake Money, Fake Teachers, Fake Assets: How Lies Are Making the Poor and Middle-Class Poorer by Robert T. Kiyosaki
As the author of the number one selling personal finance book, Rich Dad Poor Dad, Robert T. Kiyosaki, has played a pivotal role in changing the way people think about money. A renowned entrepreneur, investor and educator, Kiyosaki’s new book provides insight and answers to help understand and determine what is ‘real and relevant’ to their financial future. He aims to provide those with little financial knowledge more insight into the world of finance and to take control of their lives. This book helps to determine what is fact or fiction when bombarded with news about the financial area. Kiyosaki is a strong believer in education and empowering ourselves to be smarter with our money.
The Making of a Manager by Julie Zhou
For those who have just taken up a new role in management or those we have spent years in their management position, Zhou’s new book, the Making of a Manager provides key points of advice and insight on how to tackle the job and grow both professionally and personally. The book focuses on three key themes, purpose, people and process – allowing readers to gain the most and apply their newly learnt skills to excel in the managerial position. It has been revered as a must-read book and Brit Morin the founder and CEO of Brit + Co says, “It’s a leadership manifesto for a startup, global mega-company or anything in-between.” It provides managers and entrepreneurs with everything you need to know to excel in your job and give you confidence in leading a team.
The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World by Melinda Gates
“In her book, Melinda tells the stories of the inspiring people she’s met through her work all over the world, digs into the data, and powerfully illustrates issues that need our attention―from child marriage to gender inequity in the workplace.” ― President Barack Obama
When the former President of the USA takes the time to read your book you know you’ve made it. Maybe it’s time then, for the rest of us to learn from this impressive philanthropist, businesswoman and debut writer.
“How can we summon a moment of lift for human beings – and especially for women? Because when you lift up women, you lift up humanity.”
From the blurb: For the last twenty years, Melinda Gates has been on a mission to find solutions for people with the most urgent needs, wherever they live. Throughout this journey, one thing has become increasingly clear to her: If you want to lift a society up, you need to stop keeping women down.