Our Legit Events and Solutions reading list is always growing, especially when we find out what some of the top names in business are praising. People such as Warren Buffett, Bill Gates, and Tim Cook have healthy reading habits, and are happy to share the titles that have impacted them.
The following is a list of books that we’re adding to our queues because they were endorsed by titans of industry:
” “The Innovator’s Dilemma: When New Technologies Cause Great Firms to Fail,” by Clayton M. Christensen: Steve Jobs himself found this book impactful, and his word still carries a lot of weight around the Legit Events and Solutions office. A guidebook for making the most of disruptive innovation, it discusses the importance of knowing when to put traditional ways of doing things aside and embrace change.
” “The Remains of the Day,” by Kazuo Ishiguro: The story of a man reflecting on the nature of his life, this book is recommended by Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon. Bezos has gone on record as saying that he learns more from fiction than nonfiction, and that this text is a favorite.
” “The Road to Character,” by David Brooks: Indra Nooyi, CEO of PepsiCo, had an insightful discussion with her daughters about the importance of living a values-based life after reading this book, and it has been a favorite of hers ever since. One of the most interesting points Brooks makes is that we need to balance our lives between what he calls résumé virtues and eulogy virtues.
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