Alignment Matters by Katy Bowman
“Present Shock: When Everything Happens Now” by Douglas Rushkoff
<a href="http://www.amazon.com/Difficult-Conversations-Discuss-What-Matters/dp/0143118447>Difficult Conversations — A really handy book for having any type of difficult conversation. After reading The Confidence Code, I feel like this book has given me even more tools to speak my mind in a confident and purposeful manner. — Marianna Kerppola
<a href="http://www.bbc.com/news/health-34775604>Scientists breach brain barrier
<a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/leor-rotchild/innovate-for-the-future_b_8538760.html>You Must Remove Your Blinders To Innovate For The Future
Conversion Via Twitter — Worth the long read to follow this fascinating story of how a girl raised in the Westboro Baptist Church found her own voice through Twitter and eventually found empowerment to find her own life. — Jilly Badanes
<a href="http://www.amazon.com/The-Purity-Myth-Obsession-Virginity/dp/1580053149>The Purity Myth by Jessica Valenti
<a href="http://www.amazon.com/Mindset-Psychology-Success-Carol-Dweck/dp/0345472322/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1452182902&sr=8-1&keywords=the+mindset>Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck — A phenomenal read that explores the difference between a fixed mindset and a growth mindset. This is an essential book if you manage people, it will help you understand what motivates them and how you can increase their productivity, as well as your own. — Ginny Badanes
Unfinished Business: Women Men Work Family by Anne-Marie Slaughter — This book is about so much more than the passage I referenced in this post. Ms. Slaughter lays out a strong argument for why the next big thing in the women’s movement is actually a men’s movement. An excellent read for both men and women. — Ginny Badanes
<a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000QJLQZI/ref=dp-kindle-redirect?ie=UTF8&btkr=1>The biography of Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow — A story of an immigrant outsider who changed our country forever. — Jenna Fields
Island Beneath the Sea by Isabel Allende. -- If we've spoken in the last month, then we've talked about this book. The story is filled with independent women who have found ways to survive on as much of their own terms as they can muster in systems that never want to acknowledge their humanity. -- Bridget Geraghty
Gilgi by Irmgard Keun -- A recent translation from German of a story of a young woman trying to establish her independence in a society being overtaken by fascism, a book that was revolutionary at its publication in its depiction of women’s issues. -- Ellen Clarke
[When Women Win: EMILY’s List and the Rise of Women in American Politics by Ellen Malcom](When Women Win: EMILY’s List and the Rise of Women in American Politics by Ellen Malcom) — The EMILY’s List founder details her journey of launching an organization to bring equal representation to American politics. - Steffi Badanes
LISTENING: Quiet: The Power of Introverts — Susan Cain continues the narrative in her book through weekly discussions with introverts such as Arianna Huffington.
WATCHING: Fuller House — I can’t get enough of this.