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August 2018 TD Authors: What's on Your Bookshelf?

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Neal Goodman
The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds by Michael Lewis
This is a fascinating story of how two very dissimilar psychologists, Amos Tversky and Daniel Kahneman, collaborated to create the field of behavioral economics, which has changed the way we think about how people think.

Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress by Steven Pinker
The title says it all. Pinker uses global empirical evidence to demonstrate that we are making progress despite the current state of short-term divisiveness that leads to pessimism and distrust. This book delivers fact-based optimism.


Karen Williams
Creative Training Techniques Handbook: Tips, Tactics, and How-Tos for Delivering Effective Training by Robert W. Pike
This book supports trainers with engaging participants in the learning experience, taking your creativity to the next level.

Glenn Llopis
Standing Up After Saigon: The Triumphant Story of Hope, Determination, and Reinvention by Thuhang Tran with Sharon Orlopp
A powerful story about having the courage to embrace and teach others about the possibilities that inclusion and individuality bring.

The Four Commitments of a Winning Team by Mark Eaton
This book shares forward-thinking qualities for building teams and getting the most out of them to outperform the competition.

Kimberly Dailey
How the Brain Learns, 4th Edition by David A. Sousa
This is a primer that provides all you could ever want to know around designing activities that support advanced thinking and retention.

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The Association for Talent Development (ATD) is a professional membership organization supporting those who develop the knowledge and skills of employees in organizations around the world. The ATD Staff, along with a worldwide network of volunteers work to empower professionals to develop talent in the workplace.

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