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Are you interested in Self-Improvement? Looking for self-help books? How people relate to each other? Then whether it’s an assignment or you just want to better yourself. Take a look at these books!

Find previous lists for 2016 and 2017.

The 80/20 Principle: The Secret of Achieving More With Less by Richard Koch, Call Number: 650.1 K765e

Are You Fully Charged?: The 3 Keys to Energizing Your Work and Life by Tom Rath, Call Number: 158.1 R234a

Awkward: The Science of Why We’re Socially Awkward and Why That’s Awesome by Ty Tashiro, Call Number: 302.3 T197a

Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear by Elizabeth Gilbert, Call Number: 153.3 G464b

Chuck Amuck: The Life and Times of an Animated Cartoonist by Chuck Jones, Call Number: 741.5 J765c
NOTE: Several prominent figures have endorsed this title saying it taught them how to release their creativity.

Contented Cows Still Give Better Milk by Bill Catlette and Richard Hadden, Call Number: 658.314 C365c

Generations at Work: Managing the Clash of Boomers, Gen Xers, and Gen Yers in the Workplace by Bob Filipczak, Call Number: 658.3 Z53ge

Good People, Bad Managers: How Work Culture Corrupts Good Intentions by Samuel A. Culbert, Call Number: 306.3 C967g

Kill the Company: End the Status Quo, Start an Innovation Revolution by Lisa Bodell, Call Number: 658.4 B666k

The Mayo Clinic: Handbook for Happiness: A 4-Step Plan for Resilient Living by Amit Sood, MD, Call Number: 158 S711m

Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy by Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant, Call Number:155.9 S213o

School Culture Rewired: How to Define, Assess, and Transform It by Steve Gruenert and Todd Whitaker, Call Number: 370.15 G886s

StandOut 2.0: Assess Your Strengths, Find Your Edge, Win at Work by Marcus Buckingham, Call Number: 650.1 B923s

Start With Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action by Simon Sinek, Call Number: 658.4 S616s

The TB12 Method: how to Achieve a Lifetime of Sustained Peak Performance by Tom Bradey, Call Number: 613.71 B812t

Team Genius: The New Science of High-Performing Organizations by Michael S. Malone and Rich Karlgaard, Call Number: 658.1 K185t

Team of Teams: New Rules of Engagement for a Complex World by Chris Fussell, David Silverman, Stanley A. McChrystal, and Tantum Collins, Call Number: 658 M124t

The Truth About Employee Engagement: A Fable About Addressing the Three Root Causes of Job Misery by Patrick Lencioni, Call Number: 658.3 L563t

The Wait: A Powerful Practice for Finding the Love of Your Life and the Life You Love by Devon Franklin and Meagan Good, Call Number: 306.872 F831w

You Can Do Anything: The Surprising Power of a “Useless” Liberal Arts Education by George Anders, Call Number: 331.702 A544y

You Win in the Locker Room First: The 7 C’s to Build a Winning Team in Business, Sports, and Life by Jon Gordon and Mike Smith, Call Number: 658.4 G663y

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