What to Read in 2021

So it’s that time of the year again when I get to order books for my birthday, which is my favorite gift ever because it keeps on giving for months and months and months. The deal is that I have to finish reading all of last year’s books before I get to order new ones, and this year I actually finished a while ago due to the lockdowns and quarantines that we all went through. 

As usual, I’m encouraging you all to take a few minutes this week to look through these titles, and to order one (or five) that resonate with you…or, do your own research and share those titles with me so I can add them to this list. The suggestions below revolve around the themes of education, leadership, creativity, innovation and culture building, with an overarching focus on becoming a better person and educator for our world. 

Anyway, happy reading in 2021…a good book can be transformative in so many ways, so please make the time, I promise you it will be time well spent. Have a wonderful week everyone and remember to be great for our students and good to each other.

Quote of the Week…

There is no friend as loyal as a book

-Ernest Hemingway

Think Again – Adam Grant

Change – Damon Centola

Professional Troublemaker – Luvvie Ajayi Jones

Chatter – Ethan Kross

Bravey – Alexi Pappas

The Lonely Century – Noreena Hertz

The Sum of Us – Heather McGhee

Work – James Suzman

The Data Detective – Tim Harford

Beginners – Tom Vanderbilt

How Innovation Works – Matt Ridley

The EQ Deficiency – Brittney Savarda

Post Corona – Scott Galloway

Unleashed – Frances Frei

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