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The best work and management books of the past year

We've read more than 10,000 pages to cover 41 books this year. Here are our recommendations and takeaways.

The best work and management books of the past year

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'Impact Players' by Liz Wiseman: How to become invaluable to your boss and colleagues

What research says about the behaviors and mindsets of successful “impact players.”

'Impact Players' by Liz Wiseman: How to become invaluable to your boss and colleagues

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'The Long Game' by Dorie Clark: Being a long-term thinker in a short-term world

The new book by Clark, a business-school teacher and consultant, is a step-by-step guide to setting long-term individual goals and going about pursuing them.

'The Long Game' by Dorie Clark:  Being a long-term thinker in a short-term world

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'Choose Possibility' by Sukhinder Singh Cassidy: The ‘hero’s journey’ and how to make better career decisions

'Choose Possibility' is an exhortation to take more career risks, a practical guide to how to smartly approach them, and a narrative of the ups and downs of Singh Cassidy’s own professional path.

'Choose Possibility' by Sukhinder Singh Cassidy: The ‘hero’s journey’ and how to make better career decisions

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Book Briefing: 'Unapologetically Ambitious' by Shellye Archambeau

Her core recommendation is to decide what you want to achieve in life, and then plan very specifically how you get there. “Do airline pilots take off without a clear destination and flight plan?” Archambeau writes.

Book Briefing: 'Unapologetically Ambitious' by Shellye Archambeau