What I'm Reading

It's no secret I love what I do and am passionate about it.  Here are the books I am reading (or have read) to make myself a better teacher.

Made to Stick - Chip Heath (Winter 2015, namely Christmas break)

How the World Sees You - Sally Hogshead (bought this fall but saving this for Christmas break)

How We Got to Now - Steven Johnson (Winter 2015)

Talk Like TED - Carmine Gallo (Fall/Winter 2015)

The Rise: the Gift of Failure, and the Search for Mastery - Sarah Lewis (Spring 2014)

Little Bets: How Breakthrough Ideas Emerge from Small Discoveries - Peter Sims (Summer 2014)

Mindset: The New Psychology of Success - Carol Dweck (Summer 2014)

How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Chracter - Paul Though (Summer 2014) - this one has been in my possession for awhile.  I just haven't gotten around to reading it yet.  But I think after The Rise, Little Bets, and Mindset, it will fit in perfectly.

Platform: Get Noticed in a Noisy World - Michael Hyatt

CrazyBusy: Overstretch, Overbook, and About to Snap! Strategies for Handling Your Fast-Paced Life - Edward Hallowell

An Army of Davids - Glen Reynolds

QBQ - John Miller

Leaders Eat Last - Simon Sinek

The Pixar Touch - David A. Price

Built to Last - Jim Collins and Jerry Porras

How the Mighty Fall - Jim Collins

The Toyota Way - Jeffrey Liker

Teach like a PIRATE - Dave Burgess (summer 2013)

What College Is, Was, and Should Be - Andrew Delbanco (summer 2013)

Educating Esme - Esme Raji Codell (summer 2013)

Surpassing Shanghai - Mark S. Tucker (summer 2013)

World Class Learners - Yong Zhao (summer 2013)

Finding Your Element - Sir Ken Robinson (summer 2013)

One Question - Ken Coleman (summer 2013)

Start With Why - Simon Sinek (summer 2013)

Creating Innovators - Tony Wagner (Fall 2013)

The Icarus Deception - Seth Godin (Fall 2013)

Shifting the Monkey - Todd Whitaker (Fall 2013)

Future Perfect - Steven Johnson (shelved for later reading

Onward - Howard Schultz (Spring 2014)

Delivering Happiness - Tony Hseih (shelved for later reading).

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