My favorite reads of 2022

This year, my reading habit wasn’t as regular and consistent as I wanted it to be, but I still managed to read quite a few books. These were my favorites

Phoenix Project

  • The Phoenix Project is a business novel written by Gene Kim, Kevin Behr, and George Spafford. It is a fictional story that follows the journey of a struggling IT department as it attempts to turn around a failing project, known as the Phoenix Project.

    The novel uses the metaphor of a Phoenix rising from the ashes to represent the transformation of the IT department from a disorganized, chaotic group to a high-performing, efficient team. The story follows the main character, Bill, as he takes on the role of the project manager and works to identify and solve the problems that are causing the project to fail. Along the way, he learns about the principles of the DevOps movement, which emphasizes collaboration and communication between development and operations teams in order to deliver software more quickly and reliably.

    The Phoenix Project is a fast-paced, engaging read that is popular among IT professionals and business leaders. It has received positive reviews for its engaging story and its practical insights into the challenges and opportunities of managing IT projects.

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Finance For Non-Financial Managers 3/E

  • The McGraw-Hill 36-Hour Course: Finance for Non-Financial Managers is an invaluable resource for any non finance people looking to gain a solid foundation in financial management and better understand the financial aspects of their business or organization. The book covers a wide range of topics, including financial statements, budgeting, forecasting, cost analysis, and risk management. It also covers key concepts in financial markets, such as interest rates, exchange rates, and the time value of money and is designed to provide a thorough understanding of financial concepts and principles, as well as the tools and techniques needed to effectively analyze and manage financial resources.

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My Life in Full: Work, Family, and Our Future

  • In My Life in Full, Indra Nooyi, the first woman of color and immigrant to lead a Fortune 50 company as CEO and chair of PepsiCo, shares her journey from her small town in Chennai to the Yale School of Management and her ascent to the top ranks of corporate leadership. Through her experiences and the sacrifices she made along the way, Nooyi offers a candid look at what it takes to succeed in the business world and a blueprint for prosperity in the 21st century. This book is not only a testament to Nooyi’s legendary career, but also a tribute to her hardwork and relationships that have shaped her life.

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Can’t Hurt Me

  • Can’t Hurt Me” is a self-help book by David Goggins that focuses on mental toughness and the power of the human mind. In the book, Goggins shares his personal journey of overcoming adversity and challenges through determination and discipline. He discusses how he learned to push beyond his limits and harness the power of his mind to achieve his goals, and provides strategies and techniques for readers to do the same. Through a combination of personal anecdotes, practical advice, and scientific research, “Can’t Hurt Me” encourages readers to embrace challenges and overcome obstacles in order to achieve their full potential.

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