Set yourself on the path to greatness.
If you read nothing else on performing at your highest level, read these 10 articles. We've combed through hundreds of Harvard Business Review articles and selected the most important ones to help you learn what successful people do differently, find inspiration in your work, and achieve your full potential.
This book will inspire you to:
Identify the patterns that are holding you backTurn weaknesses into strengths and strengths into successForm the right habits to reach your goalsFocus on the work that matters mostAvoid the pitfalls of being a star performerSet the stage for others to excel
This collection of articles includes "The Making of an Expert," by K. Anders Ericsson, Michael J. Prietula, and Edward T. Cokely; "Managing Oneself," by Peter F. Drucker; "Are You a High Potential?," by Douglas A. Ready, Jay A. Conger, and Linda A. Hill, "Making Yourself Indispensable," by John H. Zenger, Joseph R. Folkman, and Scott K. Edinger; "How to Play to Your Strengths," by Laura Morgan Roberts, Gretchen Spreitzer, Jane Dutton, Robert Quinn, Emily Heaphy, and Brianna Barker Caza; "The Power of Small Wins," by Teresa M. Amabile and Steven J. Kramer; "Nine Things Successful People Do Differently," by Heidi Grant; "Make Time for the Work That Matters," by Julian Birkinshaw and Jordan Cohen; "Don't Be Blinded by Your Own Expertise," by Sydney Finkelstein; "Mindfulness in the Age of Complexity," by Ellen Langer and Alison Beard; "Primal Leadership," by Daniel Goleman, Richard Boyatzis, and Annie McKee; and "The Right Way to Form New Habits," by James Clear and Alison Beard.
HBR's 10 Must Reads paperback series is the definitive collection of books for new and experienced leaders alike. Leaders looking for the inspiration that big ideas provide, both to accelerate their own growth and that of their companies, should look no further. HBR's 10 Must Reads series focuses on the core topics that every ambitious manager needs to know: leadership, strategy, change, managing people, and managing yourself. Harvard Business Review has sorted through hundreds of articles and selected only the most essential reading on each topic. Each title includes timeless advice that will be relevant regardless of an ever‐changing business environment.