This article features our second list of what (and why) Idealist staff members are reading. From books on entrepreneurship to essays on being open to the unknown, this list has something for everyone interested in making the most out of their lives and work.
May is Get Caught Reading Month! Here at Idealist, we know all too well how easy it is to get so caught up in our work, lives, and social obligations that we forget to slow down and enjoy the pleasure of a good book. This month, we asked our colleagues to share books they have recently read (or are reading) that have been a resource for them.
Authors Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn have penned two books in recent years aiming to ignite social movements in response to the oppression of women worldwide and the challenges of poverty. Here, I take a look at how their writing fares in moving one reader (me) to action.
Today’s post is Kari Mirkin’s review of the book Everyone Leads: Building Leadership from the…
As January comes to a close, you may be reflecting on the work you’ve done…
“Don’t fly in because the place happens to be at the top of the news today and then fly out as soon as something else comes to top it off.”
The Purpose Economy is, “centered on the need for individuals to find purpose in their work and lives.” How can we thrive in this new economy?
Books about job hunting and career building can certainly help you out. But for inspiration and guidance, some of the most helpful books don’t focus on careers at all.
“We’ve being doing great supply chain work for decades now and still we can kill 1200 people in a heartbeat, so what does this mean to actually do this work inside a big company?”