Professional Books That Can Recharge Your Career

By Dennis McCafferty
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    Becoming Steve Jobs: The Evolution of a Reckless Upstart Into a Visionary Leader

    Becoming Steve Jobs: The Evolution of a Reckless Upstart Into a Visionary Leader

    By Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli, Crown Business Available: Now. It isn't often that a guy gets fired from the company he founded and then returns to lead it to stunning success. This biography examines how Jobs struggled with his personal failings to emerge as a visionary tech leader.

Spring is a time of renewal, so why not recharge your career by reading some of the following professional books, which cover a wide range of topics that address today's essential technology and business trends? For example, one book focuses on getting the most out of your work teams, while another explains how to proactively use disruptive technology to "attack" change in your organization. A third presents a guide that's designed to bring out the "intrapreneur" in you. Other titles focus on some of the traditional skills that have helped professionals advance their careers, such as effective communications and engagement. You may also want to check out a book that delves into the transformational nature of the peer-to-peer economy, or another that discusses the positive impact of what are called "stay interviews." And you won't want to miss some great tips about convincing your boss to give you a raise. Publishing information about these titles is subject to change, so please refer to the included links for updated release dates and other details.

This article was originally published on 2015-04-07
Dennis McCafferty is a freelance writer for Baseline Magazine.
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