2019 Reading Challenge Book #5: TED Talks: The Official TED Guide to Public Speaking by Chris J. Anderson

The fifth book in my challenge was recommended to me by Bob Coppedge. Bob is the CEO and founder of Simplex-IT, an IT consulting firm in Hudson, Ohio. Title: TED Talks: The Official TED Guide to Public Speaking Author: Chris J. Anderson Read from January 10 to January 21

2019 Reading Challenge Book #4: Never Split the Difference: Negotiating As If Your Life Depended On It by Chris Voss

The fourth book in my challenge was recommended to me by Bob Coppedge. Bob is the CEO and founder of Simplex-IT, an IT consulting firm in Hudson, Ohio. Title: Never Split the Difference: Negotiating As If Your Life Depended On It Author: Chris Voss Read from January 6 to January 10

2019 Reading Challenge Book #2: The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin

The second book in my challenge was recommended to me by my sister-in-law, Molly Martin. Molly is the director of the Indianapolis National Network hub of New America. Title: The Westing Game Author: Ellen Raskin

2019 Reading Challenge Book #1: We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Full disclosure: I did not pick this book to start my reading challenge because it would be a “quick read”. The first book in my challenge was recommended to me by my friend and fellow Glassmen alumni Michelle Wright, a researcher and assistant professor at the University of Texas in Austin.

2019 Reading Challenge

I surprised myself in 2018 by reading 33 books. I’m not sure if the surprise was because of how many I read or that I didn’t read more. I feel I could have read more, in fact, if I had spent less time on social media, something which I intend to do in 2019. For […]