Today is pre-Black Friday. I  offer you some book selections to add to your shopping lists for friends, family, managers, team members, and mentees. These are all recent books I have enjoyed, some by authors who are good friends.

Disclosures: I paid for at least one copy of all but The Velocity Manifesto (received free for review, though I would have happily have paid for it) and these are affiliate links to repay in a small way the design work my brother Michael Griffith has put in over a variety of projects.


Race Against The Machine: How the Digital Revolution is Accelerating Innovation, Driving Productivity, and Irreversibly Transforming Employment and the EconomyThe Ad-Free Brand: Secrets to Building Successful Brands in a Digital World (Que Biz-Tech)


The Plugged-In Manager: Get in Tune with Your People, Technology, and Organization to ThrivePublic Parts: How Sharing in the Digital Age Improves the Way We Work and Live


Enchantment: The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds, and ActionsThe Velocity Manifesto: Harnessing Technology, Vision, and Culture to Future-Proof your Organization


The Truth about Leadership: The No-fads, Heart-of-the-Matter Facts You Need to KnowThe Lean Startup: How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses


42 Rules for Your New Leadership Role: The Manual They Didn't Hand You When You Made VP, Director, or ManagerA Great Leap Forward: 1930s Depression and U.S. Economic Growth (Yale Series in Economic and Financial History)


Blah Blah Blah: What To Do When Words Don't WorkLittle Bets: How Breakthrough Ideas Emerge from Small Discoveries



Great carryovers from last year: 

The Power of Pull: How Small Moves, Smartly Made, Can Set Big Things in MotionThe New How: Creating Business Solutions Through Collaborative Strategy

Please add your own suggestions in the comments below. What should I be adding to my list?