Whether you’re indoors in the AC or winding down summer on a sandy beach somewhere, there’s no excuse for being without something good to read. No matter if you’re in the mood for an epic tale or something more lighthearted, there’s a title for you in this recommendation list from the InfoTrust family.
For the analytical mind
It’s always good to learn something new in your free time. Master the art and science of data storytelling—with frameworks and techniques to help you craft compelling stories with data—as well as understand how ‘soft skills’ can be used in a tangible, practical, and actionable way.
For the one who can’t quit the office
You may not be on zoom or in a meeting with your manager, but there’s nothing wrong with wanting to keep professional development a priority this summer. Tina Fey offers some nuggets of wisdom—and so do the rest of the authors in this collection.
Bossypants by Tina Fey
Change Anything: The New Science of Personal Success by Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, David Maxfield, Ron McMillian, and Al Switzler
Crucial Conversations Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High by Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillian, and Al Switzler
For the lover of a good story
The best part about reading fiction is that you escape where you are and arrive somewhere else—with characters like Morrie at home or Vianne in France during WWII. If turning pages is the only thing on your agenda today, this mix will do just the trick.
For the introspective individual
Sometimes it’s nice to just spend an afternoon in deep thought, meditating on brilliant prose and beautiful words, dreaming your dreams and making big plans. Pick up one of these insightful reads and you’ll get exactly that.
Awareness: The Perils and Opportunities of Reality by Anthony De Mello