A fresh year demands fresh ideas, and a new crop of books to be released in the coming months promises to deliver them. Which should you add to your to-read queue? Few are better positioned to offer recommendations than star Wharton professor and bestselling author Adam Grant.
As one of the leaders of The Next Big Idea book club (along with fellow luminaries Malcolm Gladwell, Susan Cain, and Daniel Pink), Grant sifts through dozens upon dozens of new releases looking for the freshest and most thought-provoking titles. As a celebrated author, he also knows what keeps people turning the pages. On LinkedIn recently he shared his picks for most notable upcoming leadership books.
1. Nine Lies about Work by Marcus Buckingham and Ashley Goodall (out April 2nd)
“This is one of the most provocative, lucidly written books I’ve read on work,” raves Grant. “Be prepared to throw your strategic plan out the window and become well-lopsided instead of well-rounded.”