As an ever-growing non-profit organization, we never stop learning. These books have helped us build a solid backbone by providing an understanding of global currents. From entrepreneurship to leadership, every quality is necessary to achieve our goals. Here we share some personal favourites for critical growth in the field.
#1 Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap… and Others Don’t by Jim Collins
It taught us how to achieve greatness from mediocrity.
#2 Factfulness by Hans Rosling, Ola Rosling, and Anna Rosling Rönnlund
It taught us if we continue with a positive mindset, we will be more inclined to create the better world we want to see.
Our #FridayFinds: @factfulness by Hans Rosling, @olarosling & @AnnaGapminder. The book provides actionable advice on how to evaluate the world with #facts and realistic #perspectives to overcome 10 different biased and "over-dramatic" #instincts. #MindsetChange #personalgrowth pic.twitter.com/rvFcl1QEF1
— Nourishing Schools (@nourishing_sch) November 19, 2021
#3 The Lean Startup by Eric Ries
It taught us to improve and adapt our toolkit according to the schoolchildren’s requirements.
#4 Measure What Matters by John Doerr
It taught us efficient goal-setting techinques for better results.
#FridayFinds: In 'Measure What Matters', @johndoerr explains a revolutionary approach to goal-setting by using Objectives and Key Results.
The #NourishingSchools team focuses on #OKRs to promote efficiency, foster collaboration, and enhance workplace satisfaction.#Nutrition pic.twitter.com/guTmUpweco
— Nourishing Schools (@nourishing_sch) October 1, 2021
#5 Switch by Chip and Dan Heath
It taught us the effectiveness of simple practice that can bring big changes in the workplace.
To change the world, we must understand the world. Reading books has helped us sharpen our working strategies and ideate more creative ways to tackle problems. With the help of these books, organizations can better structure their operations and strategize to maximize their impact.