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Top 20 Best Reads for Young Professionals


The Corporate Tea’s Summer Booklist!

Whenever  I am looking for a great read to enhance my career I generally target books that fall into four categories: Leadership, Personal Development, Corporate Strategy and Finance. Below are 20 books that I suggest every young professional should pickup to enhance their professional savvy! So while you are lounging at the pool for the summertime be sure check out these jewels:

  1. The Art of Doing: How Superachievers Do What They Do and How They Do It So Well By: Camille Sweeney
  2. #GirlBoss by Sophia Amoruso
  3. You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life by Jen Sincere 
  4. Rich Dad Poor Dad: What The Rich Teach Their Kids About Money That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not! By: Robert Kiyosaki
  5. Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead By: Sheryl Sandburg 
  6. The Game of Work By Charles Conradt
  7. Cracking the Corporate Code: The Revealing Success Stories of 32 African-American Executives by: Price M. Cobbs and Judith Turnock 
  8. The SPEED of Trust: The One Thing That Changes Everything by Stephen Covey 
  9. The Money Book for the Young, Fabulous & Broke by Suze Orman 
  10. The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by  Charles Duhigg 
  11. Delivering Happiness: A Path to Profits, Passion, and Purpose By: Tony Hsieh 
  12. What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast: And Two Other Short Guides to Achieving More at Work and at Home by Laura Vanderkam 
  13. Good Leaders Ask Great Questions: Your Foundation for Successful Leadership by John Maxwell 
  14. Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don’t by Simon Sinek
  15. Mistakes I Made at Work: 25 Influential Women Reflect on What They Got Out of Getting It Wrong by Jessica Bacal
  16. Success Through Stillness by Russell Simmons
  17. Leave Your Mark by Aliza Light
  18. 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey
  19. So Good They Can’t Ignore You by  Cal Newport
  20. What I Know For Sure  by Oprah Winfrey

Look for future book reviews of many of the books listed above.

– That’s the Tea! 








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