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The 46 Books I Read in 2014

January 1st, 2015 · Comments

January 2014

1.     Twenty Things You Need To Know by Donald J. Wheeler

2.     Understanding Variation: The Key to Managing Chaos by Donald J. Wheeler

3.     "I Love You More Than My Dog": Five Decisions That Drive Extreme Customer Loyalty in Good Times and Bad by Jeanne Bliss

4.     David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants by Malcolm Gladwell

5.     Managers as Mentors, Third Edition: Building Partnerships for Learning by Chip R Bell and Marshall Goldsmith

6.     Killing Jesus by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard

 

February 2014

7.     I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban by Malala Yousafzai and Christina Lamb

8.     Out of Our Minds: Learning to be Creative by Ken Robinson

9.     The Icarus Deception: How High Will You Fly? by Seth Godin

 

March 2014

10.  Hit the Ground Running: A Manual for New Leaders by Jason Jennings

11.  Thinking in New Boxes: A New Paradigm for Business Creativity by Luc De Brabandere and Alan Iny

12.  Scarcity: Why Having Too Little Means So Much by Sendhil Mullainathan and Eldar Shafir

 

April 2014

13.  The Firm: The Story of McKinsey and Its Secret Influence on American Business by Duff McDonald

14.  Our Emperors Have No Clothes: Incredibly stupid things corporate executives have done while reengineering, restructuring, downsizing, TQM’ing, team-building, and empowering… in order to cover their ifs, ands or “buts.” by Alan Weiss

15.  Monday Morning Leadership: 8 Mentoring Sessions You Can't Afford to Miss by David Cottrell

16.  Memories of a Jewish Childhood by Harriet Ottenstein

17.  The One-Day Contract: How to Add Value to Every Minute of Your Life by Rick Pitino and Eric Crawford

18.  HBR Guide to Coaching Your Employees by Harvard Business Review

 

May 2014

19.  It’s What We Do Together That Counts: The BIC Alliance Story by Earl Heard

20.  HBR Guide to Office Politics: Level the field, Rise above rivalry, Avoid power games by Harvard Business Review

21.  Reinventing You: Define Your Brand, Imagine Your Future by Dorie Clark

 

July 2014

22.  The Deming Management Method by Mary Walton

23.  The new Porsche Macan. Life, Intensified by Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG

24.  Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand

 

August 2014

25.  Think Like a Freak: The Authors of Freakonomics Offer to Retrain Your Brain by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner

26.  Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead by Sheryl Sandberg

27.  Get Motivated!: Overcome Any Obstacle, Achieve Any Goal, and Accelerate Your Success with Motivational DNA by Tamara Lowe

 

September 2014

28.  Focus: The Hidden Driver of Excellence by Daniel Goleman

29.  Talk Like TED: The 9 Public-Speaking Secrets of the World's Top Minds by Carmine Gallo

30.  The Curriculum: Everything You Need to Know to Be a Master of Business Arts Hardcover by Stanley Bing

31.  The Year of Living Biblically: One Man's Humble Quest to Follow the Bible as Literally as Possible by A. J. Jacobs

32.  The Heart of Leadership: Becoming a Leader People Want to Follow by Mark Miller

33.  The Tell-Tale Brain: A Neuroscientist's Quest for What Makes Us Human by V. S. Ramachandran

 

October 2014

34.  Seeing What Others Don't: The Remarkable Ways We Gain Insights by Gary Klein

35.  Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don’t by Simon Sinek

36.  Mindwise: How We Understand What Others Think, Believe, Feel, and Want by Nicholas Epley

37.  This Explains Everything: Deep, Beautiful, and Elegant Theories of How the World Works by John Brockman

 

November 2014

38.  Thanks for the Feedback: The Science and Art of Receiving Feedback Well by Douglas Stone and Sheila Heen

39.  Scaling Up Excellence: Getting to More Without Settling for Less by Robert I. Sutton and Huggy Rao

40.  What You’re Really Meant to Do: A Road Map for Reaching Your Unique Potential by Robert Steven Kaplan

 

December 2014

41.  Quick and Nimble: Lessons from Leading CEOs on How to Create a Culture of Innovation by Adam Bryant and Jeff Gurner

42.  The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran

43.  Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less by Greg McKeown

44.  The Energy Bus: 10 Rules to Fuel Your Life, Work, and Team with Positive Energy by Jon Gordon

45.  The Alliance: Managing Talent in the Networked Age by Reid Hoffman, Ben Casnocha and Chris Yeh

46.  Choose Yourself!: Be Happy, Make Millions, Live the Dream By James Altucher

 

And of course please consider adding our book, STEPS to Safety Culture Excellence (Mathis, Galloway) to your reading list! – www.STEPStoSafetyCultureExcellence.com

 

Happy reading!

Shawn M. Galloway

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Personal Development – The Books I Read December 2014

January 1st, 2015 · Comments

  1. Quick and Nimble: Lessons from Leading CEOs on How to Create a Culture of Innovation by Adam Bryant and Jeff Gurner
  2. The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran
  3. Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less by Greg McKeown
  4. The Energy Bus: 10 Rules to Fuel Your Life, Work, and Team with Positive Energy by Jon Gordon 
  5. The Alliance: Managing Talent in the Networked Age by Reid Hoffman, Ben Casnocha and Chris Yeh
  6. Choose Yourself!: Be Happy, Make Millions, Live the Dream By James Altucher

And of course please consider adding our book, STEPS to Safety Culture Excellence (Mathis, Galloway) to your reading list! – www.STEPStoSafetyCultureExcellence.com 

Happy reading!
Shawn M. Galloway

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Personal Development – The Books I Read November 2014

December 4th, 2014 · Comments

  1. Thanks for the Feedback: The Science and Art of Receiving Feedback Well by Douglas Stone and Sheila Heen
  2. Scaling Up Excellence: Getting to More Without Settling for Less by Robert I. Sutton and Huggy Rao
  3. What You’re Really Meant to Do: A Road Map for Reaching Your Unique Potential by Robert Steven Kaplan

And of course please consider adding our book, STEPS to Safety Culture Excellence (Mathis, Galloway) to your reading list! – www.STEPStoSafetyCultureExcellence.com 

Happy reading!
Shawn M. Galloway

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Tags: Books and Professional Development

Personal Development – The Books I Read October 2014

November 6th, 2014 · Comments

  1. Seeing What Others Don't: The Remarkable Ways We Gain Insights by Gary Klein
  2. Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don’t by Simon Sinek
  3. Mindwise: How We Understand What Others Think, Believe, Feel, and Want by Nicholas Epley
  4. This Explains Everything: Deep, Beautiful, and Elegant Theories of How the World Works by John Brockman

And of course please consider adding our book, STEPS to Safety Culture Excellence (Mathis, Galloway) to your reading list! – www.STEPStoSafetyCultureExcellence.com 

Happy reading!
Shawn M. Galloway
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Tags: Books and Professional Development

Personal Development – The Books I Read September 2014

October 2nd, 2014 · Comments

  1. Focus: The Hidden Driver of Excellence by Daniel Goleman
  2. Talk Like TED: The 9 Public-Speaking Secrets of the World's Top Minds by Carmine Gallo
  3. The Curriculum: Everything You Need to Know to Be a Master of Business Arts Hardcover by Stanley Bing
  4. The Year of Living Biblically: One Man's Humble Quest to Follow the Bible as Literally as Possible by A. J. Jacobs
  5. The Heart of Leadership: Becoming a Leader People Want to Follow by Mark Miller
  6. The Tell-Tale Brain: A Neuroscientist's Quest for What Makes Us Human by V. S. Ramachandran

And of course please consider adding our book, STEPS to Safety Culture Excellence (Mathis, Galloway) to your reading list! – www.STEPStoSafetyCultureExcellence.com

Happy reading!
Shawn M. Galloway

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Tags: Books and Professional Development

Personal Development – The Books I Read August 2014

September 3rd, 2014 · Comments

  1. Think Like a Freak: The Authors of Freakonomics Offer to Retrain Your Brain by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner
  2. Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead by Sheryl Sandberg
  3. Get Motivated!: Overcome Any Obstacle, Achieve Any Goal, and Accelerate Your Success with Motivational DNA by Tamara Lowe

And of course please consider adding our book, STEPS to Safety Culture Excellence (WILEY, 2013) to your reading list! – www.STEPStoSafetyCultureExcellence.com

Happy reading!
Shawn M. Galloway

Tags: Books and Professional Development

Personal Development – The Books I Read July 2014

August 20th, 2014 · Comments

  1. The Deming Management Method by Mary Walton
  2. The new Porsche Macan. Life, Intensified by Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG
  3. Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand

And of course please consider adding our book, STEPS to Safety Culture Excellence (WILEY, 2013) to your reading list! – www.STEPStoSafetyCultureExcellence.com

Happy reading!
Shawn M. Galloway

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Tags: Books and Professional Development

Personal Development – The Books I Read May 2014

June 3rd, 2014 · Comments

  1. It’s What We Do Together That Counts: The BIC Alliance Story by Earl Heard
  2. HBR Guide to Office Politics: Level the field, Rise above rivalry, Avoid power games by Harvard Business Review
  3. Reinventing You: Define Your Brand, Imagine Your Future by Dorie Clark

And of course please consider adding our book, STEPS to Safety Culture Excellence (WILEY, 2013) to your reading list! – www.STEPStoSafetyCultureExcellence.com

Happy reading!
Shawn M. Galloway

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Tags: Books and Professional Development

Personal Development – The Books I Read April 2014

May 1st, 2014 · Comments

  1. The Firm: The Story of McKinsey and Its Secret Influence on American Business by Duff McDonald
  2. Our Emperors Have No Clothes: Incredibly stupid things corporate executives have done while reengineering, restructuring, downsizing, TQM’ing, team-building, and empowering… in order to cover their ifs, ands or “buts.” by Alan Weiss
  3. Monday Morning Leadership: 8 Mentoring Sessions You Can't Afford to Miss by David Cottrell
  4. Memories of a Jewish Childhood by Harriet Ottenstein
  5. The One-Day Contract: How to Add Value to Every Minute of Your Life by Rick Pitino and Eric Crawford
  6. HBR Guide to Coaching Your Employees by Harvard Business Review

And of course please consider adding our book, STEPS to Safety Culture Excellence (WILEY, 2013) to your reading list! – www.STEPStoSafetyCultureExcellence.com

Happy reading!
Shawn M. Galloway
ProAct Safety, Inc.

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Tags: Books and Professional Development

Personal Development – The Books I Read March 2014

April 1st, 2014 · Comments

  1. Hit the Ground Running: A Manual for New Leaders by Jason Jennings
  2. Thinking in New Boxes: A New Paradigm for Business Creativity by Luc De Brabandere and Alan Iny
  3. Scarcity: Why Having Too Little Means So Much by Sendhil Mullainathan and Eldar Shafir

And of course please consider adding our book, STEPS to Safety Culture Excellence (WILEY, 2013) to your reading list! – www.STEPStoSafetyCultureExcellence.com

Happy reading!
Shawn M. Galloway
ProAct Safety, Inc.

Tags: Books and Professional Development