Introducing the WP+D Monthly Book Club!
Book Club will meet at Chicago Public Library – West Loop (122 N. Aberdeen Street) starting Tuesday, December 17th from 5:30 – 7:30pm. This event is “brown bag” so please bring what you’d like to eat and drink. As we get more organized, we’ll do potluck!
Books will be themed around a variety of topics we hold near and dear to our hearts at WP+D, such as: women in the workplace, leadership, time-management, management / workplace effectiveness, work-life balance, finance, urban planning, and other topics that interests the group.
To kick it off, we’ll be reading Radical Candor by Kim Scott. (After this, books will be chosen by vote. So, please vote! And, also, please send any great book ideas to WPDchicago@gmail.
Book Description from Amazon:
“Author Kim Scott was an executive at Google and then at Apple, where she worked with a team to develop a class on how to be a good boss. She has earned growing fame in recent years with her vital new approach to effective management, Radical Candor.
Radical Candor offers a guide to those bewildered or exhausted by management, written for bosses and those who manage bosses. Taken from years of the author’s experience, and distilled clearly giving actionable lessons to the reader; it shows managers how to be successful while retaining their humanity, finding meaning in their job, and creating an environment where people both love their work and their colleagues.”
Please VOTE for January’s book here: https://forms.gle/1aPAKQTxRkk79QrX6