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When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing by Daniel H. Pink
When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing
By Daniel H. Pink
Listened via audio book and it was great research-based info with a companion time hackers guide. I’ve implemented many of the recommendations and I’m more thoughtful about how I use my time. Great book!
Melissa Phillips
— Melissa Phillips, training and communications leader, Georgia-Pacific LLC
Thinking in Bets: Making Smarter Decisions When You Don’t Have All the Facts
By Annie Duke
An excellent read on decision making. How we should measure the reasons and processes not the “outcome” of individual decisions.
Chuck Holden
— Chuck Holden, training and education specialist and LMS administrator, ReliabilityFirst Corp.
Talent Wins: The New Playbook for Putting People First
By Ram Charan, Dominic Barton and Dennis Carey
The focus on talent before all else (particularly product or process), as well as the emphasis that a talent-first organization has to be led from the CEO’s office (with appropriate CFO/CHRO support), makes this a must-read for CEOs as well as CLO/CHROs looking to influence in this direction.
Rich Cordrey

— Rich Cordrey, learning systems and content manager, AutoNation

How People Learn: Designing Education and Training That Works to Improve Performance
By Nick Shackleton-Jones
[It’s about] design training and educational programs to improve learning, engagement, skills development and performance. What if we have been wrong about learning? “How People Learn” shows L&D professionals a new way of thinking about learning by exploring what happens when we learn.
Jane Underwood
— Jane Underwood, learning and development manager, Wates Group
Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones
By James Clear
It is such a great way to think about behavior change. I’m interested in it from my own selfish interests to change my behavior, but it also is a very interesting approach on learning design — how can I design a learning experience for continuous incremental improvement using those principles?
Samir Mehta
— Samir Mehta, blended learning leader and digital learning products manager, Center for Creative Leadership
Chief Learning Officer wants to hear from you: What’s at the top of your reading list?
Send your submissions to Elizabeth Loutfi at eloutfi@CLOmedia.com.
Chief Learning Officer wants to hear from you: What’s at the top of your reading list?
Send submissions to Associate Editor Elizabeth Loutfi at eloutfi@ChiefLearningOfficer.com.