What books have you read that have made a big impact on your career? I'm building a midsummer reading list and I would love some recommendations.

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Thorndike's "The Outsiders." If you are planning a career in IB (which I'm assuming you are since you're posting on the IB forum) it will do you a world of good. Is also interesting, well paced, and and accessible.

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Stay gold, Ponyboy.

But for real, Thorndike's book is great.


Books like selling and learning how to communicate well.


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