Business Book Club Gears Up for Fourth Year
Tammy and Melynda of the Meyvn Group are at it again with another year of The Business Book Club. My favorite part of the Club is the facilitated discussion which takes place at Plymouth Congregational Church over the noon hour. Bring your lunch and prepare to participate in a lively discussion. Below are the first three books of 2012 that we’ll be reading:
The Blue Zones: Lessons for Living Longer From the People Who’ve Lived the Longest by Dan Buettner
In this expanded paperback edition of his New York Times bestseller, longevity expert Dan Buettner draws on his research from extraordinarily long-lived communities—Blue Zones—around the globe to highlight the lifestyle, diet, outlook, and stress-coping practices that will add years to your life and life to your years.
Based on more than forty interviews with Jobs conducted over two years—as well as interviews with more than a hundred family members, friends, adversaries, competitors, and colleagues—Walter Isaacson has written a riveting story of the roller-coaster life and searingly intense personality of a creative entrepreneur whose passion for perfection and ferocious drive revolutionized six industries: personal computers, animated movies, music, phones, tablet computing, and digital publishing.
Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson
“Provides the tools managers need to take ‘average’ employees and create a culture of accountable, fully engaged people. Managers will learn to recognize their leadership style and understand how they, too, can become Hundred Percenters.” Laura Christiansen, Vice President Human Resources, VTech Communications, Inc.
Hundred Percenters: Challenge Your Employees To Give it Their All, And They’ll Give You Even More