Reading and listening to books is how I install new software in my brain. I’m addicted.
Have you heard the quote, “What you read says a lot about who you are?” I’m hoping this isn’t 100% accurate because when I’m not reading/listening to leadership and wellness books I truly enjoy a good suspense or mystery novel. Check out my favorite books!
All-Star Favorites – Fiction and Nonfiction
Thanks to my wonderful friend Kim Harb……. who suggested I read “Getting More.” Getting More is the perfect book for everyone. It teaches you how to be a more effective negotiator for everything. This is a must read and has tons of takeaways well worth your time.
“I’m not trying to hit home runs in negotiations. I’m trying to get one extra hit every nine games. It’s a good lesson for negotiation, and a good lesson for life. A few incremental improvements and you will be fabulously more successful.”
A beautiful story about a family and what it takes to survive. Great read for vacation.
“We draw our strength from the very despair in which we have been forced to live. We shall endure.”
What I’m Currently Reading
I am loving this book. It’s a great motivator to pick up the phone, eat the frog, and reminds you that your effort will pay off.
“Here is the brutal reality. If you don’t have a plan, you will become a part of someone else’s plan. You can either take control of your life or someone else will use you to enhance theirs. It’s your choice.”
Books On Deck
About The Author
Kim Ford, SIOR, LEED AP is the Founder & CEO of Rise Pittsburgh. She has 20+ years of Commercial Real Estate experience exclusively representing businesses. Host of evolve – Leadership Evolution streaming on YouTube and Spotify, Apple and Google Podcasts. Kim is a proud mom of 4 with a super cool husband, has 2 pups, a cat, and loves all things fitness and outdoors. Follow Kim on LinkedIn, Twitter, or Instagram!