Summer Reading

Jul 12 • Financial Planning, Life Planning • 53 Views • No Comments on Summer Reading

By Joni Lindquist

 

Summer is often a wonderful time to catch up on some books. Whether you are relaxing poolside, beachside or perhaps traveling by car or plane; you have a chance to read (or listen).  With that in mind, below is a list of what some of the staff at KHC Wealth Management are reading this summer – ranging from beach-worthy, book club-worthy to “heavier” topics:

 

Beach-Worthy

Revenge Wears Prada: The Devil Returns by Lauren Weisberger – funny with a great twist!
Girl, Wash Your Face by Rachel Hollis – amazing and funny
Twisted Prey by John Sanford – typical mystery genre
Lillian Boxworth Takes a Walk by Kathleen Mooney – a work of fiction about a female New Yorker’s adventures from the Jazz Age to the 1980s
Bury the Lead by David Rosenfelt – if you love dogs and mysteries, this is the book and series for you!

 

Book-Club Worthy

Change Your Questions, Change Your Life by Marilee Adams – great tools and tips to build stronger relationships and build a “learning” mentality
The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert – a novel spanning much of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries by following a British family
All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr – winner of the Pulitzer prize, a novel about a blind French girl and a German boy during World Wat II
We Were the Lucky Ones by Georgia Hunter – based on a true story of a Jewish family separated at the start of World War II

 

Heavier

The Influential MindWhat the Brain Reveals about our Power to Change by Tali Sharot
Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of Geroge Herbert Walker Bush by Jon Meacham.  A lengthy biography of George HW Bush based on diaries of George and Barbara and unparalleled access to the Bush family
The Undoing Project – A Friendship that Changed Our Minds by Michael Lewis.  Lewis chronicles the working partnership of scientist Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky which focused on behavioral economics and ignited Big Data
Flight of the Buffalo – Soaring to Excellence Learning to Let Employees Lead by James Belasco and Ralph Stayer – a classic leadership book based on the principle that a herd of buffaloes has one leader, and when that leader is gone, the herd stands there; while a gaggle of geese alternates leaders, increasing efficiency
Signals: How to use Body Language for Power, Success and Love by Allan Pease – practical tips and pictures of body language signals

 

Enjoy!  Reading is good for the soul, and the brain!

 

Joni Lindquist, MBA, CFP® is a Principal at KHC Wealth Management.  As a career/executive coach and financial planner, Joni helps clients Master What’s Next®.

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