Knowledge is power! Keep developing yourself argues Florida Business Consulting
Miami-based outsourced sales and marketing experts Florida Business Consulting are firm supporters of entrepreneurship, and claim that the secret to business success is continued education - because knowledge is power.
CEO at Florida Business Consulting Eric Martin encourages young professionals to commit to development, and he has recommended three books to read to help people progress their career.
1. No Limits by John C. Maxwell
John C. Maxwell is an American author, speaker, and pastor who has written many books, primarily focusing on the subject of leadership. In No Limits, Maxwell warns the reader not to accept perceived limitations. Throughout the book, Maxwell identifies 17 core capabilities; some of which are natural including energy and creativity, while others, such as attitude, character and intention, are a matter of choice. Maxwell examines each core capability and gives the reader instructions on how to identify and maximize their potential. Mr Martin believes it is a great book for those looking for inspiration and guidance to break out of their comfort zone.
2. Insight by Tasha Eurich
Insight offers the reader a fearless and thrilling take on self-improvement. After all, self-awareness is what the entire human project is about. In the book, Eurich Combines her own research with the latest science to measure the connection between self-awareness and performance, both at work and at home. Self-awareness is defined as conscious knowledge of one's own character and feelings, and Mr Martin believes this is an important trait for business success. In her research, results showed that 95 percent of subjects believed they were self-aware, however, most proved inept at perceiving how they were seen by others. Insight helps the reader to use self-awareness to perform better, make better decisions and become happier.
3. Good People by Anthony Tjan
There is a common misconception that nice guys finish last. In Good People, Anthony Tjan questions goodness in the modern business world, highlighting that In the workplace, goodness is generally limited to competence and productivity. Tjan says real goodness includes integrity, compassion, generosity, gratitude and kindness. In Good People, Tjan states that the traits commonly dismissed as ‘soft’, are the characteristics that enable leaders to create business cultures of real value and longevity.
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