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How Did I Not See This Coming?: A New Manager's Guide to Avoiding Total Disaster by Katy Tynan

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KATY’S FAVORITE MANAGEMENT BOOKS

Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us

by Daniel Pink

I bought this book after watching Dan Pink’s amazing TED Talk on what science knows and business doesn’t. I have a degree in psychology, and I often feel like the ability to understand how people think, what motivates them, and what frustrates them is the most important skill for a manager. The thing I love about this book is that the author draws you in with great stories.

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable

by Patrick Lencioni

I was assigned this book as part of an executive development program I was lucky enough to be a part of. At the time, I was working for a start-up organization and the whole management team was under 30 ...

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