Many people are looking for ways to improve their professional skills. They may be trying to get a promotion, or they may want to feel like they’re on top of the latest trends in their industry. As a professional, one needs to read at least one new thing daily about their profession or general matters. There are many different books out there that can help professionals grow and learn more about their field. The following are three top books for professionals.
- Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones
The first book on the list is “Atomic Habits” by James Clear. This book was published in 2018 and focused on how habits form, why they are essential, what makes them good or bad, and how to build new ones that will serve one’s goals and improve their life.
Many professionals want to find how they can develop better habits in their lives so that they can succeed professionally and personally. Still, they don’t know where to start when it comes to making those changes. This book gives the reader a step-by-step process for creating new positive habits while also getting rid of bad ones. According to Clear, changing the bad habits requires changing the bad system that allowed the habit to rise.
- Possible Minds: 25 Ways of Looking at AI
The second book on the list is “Possible Minds: 25 Ways of Looking at AI” by John Brockman. This nonfiction science book has essays from several different experts as well as thinkers.
The book focuses on artificial intelligence and the different ways it can be viewed, such as “Machines Without Intelligence” or “Artificial Intelligence: A New Synthesis.” This enables the reader to understand better AI and how they should react when looking at this new technology. Professionals in many fields will likely be working with AI in some capacity, so this book is a must-read for anyone who wants to stay on top of the latest technology.
- Fire Doesn’t Innovate
The third book on the list is “Fire Doesn’t Innovate, by Kip Boyle, which revolves around cybersecurity. Through this book, professionals will get insight into identifying threats and developing effective strategies that are tailored towards mitigating the dangers and securing company data. If one is green about cyber security, by going through Kip’s five-pronged Approach, they will get all the basics of cybersecurity.