If you had to recommend only 1 book to someone, which of these would you recommend as a must-read?

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey30%

Awaken the Giant Within by Tony Robbins37%

Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life by Marshall Rosenberg12%

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho12%

Another Book (I will mention it in comments)9%


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VP of Engineering in Banking, 201 - 500 employees
Atomic Habit
Sustainable Supply Chain Adviser in Healthcare and Biotech, Self-employed
Alan Weiss: Lifestorming is also great
Senior Director Engineering in Travel and Hospitality, 10,001+ employees
Atomic habits!
SVP Corporate Audit in Energy and Utilities, 10,001+ employees
The Chimp Paradox by Prof. Steve Peters
CTO in Transportation, 11 - 50 employees
The phoenix project
Senior Vice President - Advanced Engineering & Data Analytics in Manufacturing, 10,001+ employees
Ikagai by Garcia Hector
Principal Consultant in Services (non-Government), 51 - 200 employees
Dare to Lead, Brene Brown
Director of Network Transformation, Self-employed
For career and life?  7 habits.  For security (Cyber), check out Rick Howard's new book.  First Principles vs a grab bag of frameworks.  Essential reading for all security folks -  https://www.amazon.com/Cybersecurity-First-Principles-Strategy-Tactics-ebook/dp/B0C35HQFC3/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1694794831&sr=8-1

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Talent Attraction48%

Upskilling talent to do more with less12%

Efficient Operations / Better Customer Service Delivery7%

Other – please specify0%


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CTO in Software, 201 - 500 employees
Without a doubt - Technical Debt! It's a ball and chain that creates an ever increasing drag on any organization, stifles innovation, and prevents transformation.
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Yes – very optimistic!30%

Yes – mildly optimistic.56%


I’m not sure5%


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organized a virtual escape room via https://www.puzzlebreak.us/ - even though his team lost it was a fun subtitue for just a "virtual happy hour"
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