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HAPPY READING!

The following table contains the list of books we have read. The ranking is based on a scale of “0” to “5”, where “0” is the worst and a “5” is the best. Reviews are written by members of the book club.

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Our Coordinator will provide you with all the information you need to become an active member of our club.

Book Title & Book Club Report

 

Author 

Ranking 

Networking for People Who Hate Networking

 

Devora Zack 2.6
Winning   Jack Welch 3.8
The Advantage - Why Organizational Health Trumps Everything Else in Business   Patrick Lencioni  3.60

The Innovation Secrets of Steve Job

 

Carmino Gallo

3.40

Negotiations

 

Brian Tracy

3.50

The One-Minute Manager

 

Keneth Blanchard and Spencer Johnson

3.70

Start with Why

 

Simon Sinek

3.60

Lazy Project Manager

 

Peter Taylor

3.5

A Whole New Mind:  Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future

 

Daniel H. Pink

3.80

Thinking Fast and Slow

 

Daniel Kahneman

4.20

The Art of Explanation:  Making yor Ideas, Products and Services Easier to Understand

 

Lee Lefever

2.70

The Tipping Point

 

Malcom Gladwell

4.20

The Obstacle is the Way

 

Ryan Holiday

3.05

The Fred Factor 

 

Mark Sanborn

3.60

Coach Wooden's Leadership Game Plan for Success   John Wooden and Steve Jamison 3.15
Lead with a Story -- A Guide to Crafting Business Narratives that Captivate, Convince, and Inspire   Paul Smith 3.50
The Phoenix Project   Gene Kim, George, Spafford and Kevin Behr 3.76
Napoleon on Project Management   Jerry Manas 3.16
The Five Dysfunctions of a Team   Patrick Lencioni 4.4
The Goal   Eliyahu Godratt 3.05
Why Should Anyone Be Led By You   Rob Goffe & Gareth Jones 4.0
Mastering the Requirements Process   Suzanne Robertson and James Robertson 2.2
Death by Meeting:  A Leadership Fable abut Solving the Most Painful Problem in Business   Patrick Lencioni 4.05
Alpha Project Managers:  What the Top 2% Know that Everyone Else Does Not Know   Andy Crow 3.72
Lean Project Management: Eight Principles for Success   Lawrence Leach 2.70
Silos, Politics and Turf Wars   Patrick Lencioni 3.87
Lazy Project Manager   Peter Taylor 3.50
The Secret Language of Leadersip:  How Leaders Inspire Action Through Narrative   Stephen Denning 3.57
Effective Executive   Grey, Brown & Macanufo 3.38
Tell to Win   Peter Guber 3.00