The holidays are coming and you know what that means—gift-giving and downtime to catch up on your reading. If you’re looking for a few good non-fiction books to stimulate your brain and excite your imagination, check out our 2019 holiday book list below. These books will give you ideas to improve your storytelling, startup success, habits and more. Get one for yourself, a friend or colleague.
James Clear’s bestselling book on how to create successful habits to change your life is the perfect book for you or a friend to get started on the new you in 2020.
Best Story Wins
Learn the secrets to telling a good story from the man who helped make you laugh and cry for 20 years with movies like Up and Toy Story, former Pixar story artist and animator Matthew Luhn.
Eric O’Neill’s book on taking down the biggest spy in American Intelligence is non-fiction but reads like a thriller. Put it down at your own risk.
Whether you’re an extrovert or an introvert, selling is a system that can be learned by all. Learn the fundamentals of the sales system that made Matthew Pollard an expert in rapid growth.
Get inspired to rethink how we work in 2020 and beyond from former Google employee and work thought leader Marissa Orr.
Surprising Science of Meetings
Meetings are horrible but you can change that. Find out how to make your meetings work for you from the expert of meetings himself, Stephen Rogelberg.
That Will Never Work
Learn lessons on how to take your business idea to new heights by reading the incredible journey, from idea to success, of Netflix co-founder and first CEO, Marc Randolph.
You Look Like a Thing and I Love You
Janelle Shane’s comical take on the limitations of Artificial Intelligence will have you laughing as much as thinking about what the future holds for A.I.