Top 10 Books from the SHRM 2015 Annual Conference

By Desda Moss Jul 8, 2015

Book_store.jpgLast week, more than 15,600 people attended the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) 2015 Annual Conference & Exposition in Las Vegas, making it the largest SHRM conference in history! Many of those attendees spent time in the SHRMStore, buying books, meeting authors, and mingling with other HR professionals who are committed to developing their careers and enhancing their expertise on a wide variety of HR topics.

Here is a list of the top-selling titles at the conference:

1. StandOut 2.0: Assess Your Strengths, Find Your Edge, Win at Work by Marcus Buckingham (Harvard Business Review Press, 2015) gives readers resources to identify their strengths and includes a powerful online assessment tool.

2. The Gold Standard: Building a World-Class Team by Mike Krzyzewski with Jamie K. Spatola (Business Plus, 2009) captures Coach K’s personal style and approach to getting the best from a team.

3. Grow Your Value: Living and Working to Your Full Potential by Mika Brzezinski (Weinstein Books, 2015) draws on the author’s experiences, research and conversations with powerful, dynamic women about defining success on one's own terms.

4. YOU: The Owner’s Manual by Drs. Michael F. Roizen and Mehmet C. Oz (William Morrow Paperbacks, 2013) takes readers on a tour of how the human body works and provides exercise tips and nutritional guidelines designed to help you lead a healthier life.

5. Knowing Your Value: Women, Money and Getting What You’re Worth by Mika Brzezinski (Weinstein Books, 2010) instructs women on how to recognize their value at work and get the compensation they deserve.

6. Beyond Basketball: Coach K’s Keywords for Success by Mike Krzyzewski with Jamie K. Spatola (Business Plus, 2007) shares the coach's tips, advice and time-tested guidance on how he prepares his players for life beyond the basketball court.
7. Hide Your Goat: Strategies to Stay Positive When Negativity Surrounds You by Steve Gilliland (Advantage Media Group, 2013) offers thought-provoking questions, ideas and solutions to help you stay positive by focusing on six core principles.

8. Making a Difference by Steve Gilliland (Advantage Media Group, 2011) lays out the steps that make it possible for every person to unlock his or her potential and exert his or her influence.

9. Detour by Steve Gilliland (Advantage Media Group, 2015) offers insights on how to deal with change, something every successful organization must do.

10. Emotional Intelligence 2.0 by Drs. Travis Bradberry and Jean Greaves (TalentSmart, 2009) offers proven strategies to improve emotional intelligence by targeting self-awareness, self-management and relationship management. This book has been approved for SHRM recertification credit.

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