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CEO Book Club: November

Don't judge a book by its cover. Six of the finest tomes that captured our attention this month

CEO Book Club: November

1

DIGITAL GOLD

Nathaniel Popper

An unusual tale of group invention, Digital Gold charts the rise of Bitcoin through the eyes of its central characters, including an Argentinian millionaire, a Chinese entrepreneur, Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss, and Bitcoin’s elusive creator, Satoshi Nakamoto.

2

WHAT TO DO WHEN IT'S YOUR TURN

Seth Godin

With 20 bestsellers under his belt, wunderkind Seth Godin is credited with changing the way people think about work. Having previously covered topics such as leadership and marketing, this is an urgent call to do the job you're hiding from.

3

BETTER THAN BEFORE

Gretchen Rubin

If habits are the invisible architecture of life, then how do we change our habits to be happier, stronger and more productive? That's the question Rubin sets out to answer, using herself as a guinea pig, testing her theories on family and friends, and answering reader's most pressing questions.

4

THE EVOLUTION OF EVERYTHING

Matt Ridley

Drawing on anecdotes from science, economics, history, politics and philosophy, Ridley questions the modern-day phenomenon of bottom-up order meets top-down twitch, and the endless fascination that human beings have for design rather than evolution, for direction rather than emergence.

5

RISE OF THE ROBOTS

Martin Ford

What are the jobs of the future? How many will there be? And who will have them? In Rise of the Robots, Silicon Valley entrepreneur Ford argues that even as some jobs are eliminated by machines, even more will be created to deal with innovation's new era.

6

TRIGGERS

Marshall Goldsmith

Author and executive coach Goldsmith examines the environmental and psychological triggers that can derail us at work in life. Then he demonstrates how to overcome the trigger points in our lives, and enact meaningful and lasting change.

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