From leadership to longevity, side hustles to feminist schools, these books aim to advance the conversation on careers and education in 2019.
Lisa Taylor and Fern Lebo’s The Talent Revolution exposes work-life longevity as the most influential driver transforming today’s workplace. It describes new models, debunks commonly held myths about older workers, demolishes justifications for traditional structures and attitudes, and builds the case for a reset that will help smart companies profit from their intergenerational workforce.
School Counselor Side Hustle: How School Counselors and Educators Can Monetize their Time and Talents Beyond the Classroom
School counsellors and educators play a vital role in the success of students, but they continue to be financially undervalued and underpaid in the United States. Although this book was written for an American audience, its practical tips on how to develop a side hustle, as well as examples of counsellors who are succeeding in this endeavour, will likely be relevant to broader audiences in the education sector.
This book by Paul Cope was updated in 2019. It aims to help readers identify the root causes of why they’re unhappy in their jobs and provides guidance on how to pursue greater career happiness. The first two chapters are available for free download.
This book makes the case that most schools are not designed with girls in mind. That is why the world needs what author Sally Nuamah calls “feminist schools,” deliberately designed to provide girls with achievement-oriented identities. And she shows how these schools would help all students, regardless of their gender.
Strengths guru and bestselling author Marcus Buckingham and Cisco Leadership and Team Intelligence head Ashley Goodall argue that there are some big lies – distortions, faulty assumptions, wrong thinking – that we encounter every time we show up for work. They cause dysfunction and frustration, ultimately resulting in workplaces that are a pale shadow of what they could be.
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